Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Photo session @ Craft
Hop on over to Craft today for a free portrait photo session by renowned Shanghai based photographer – Marcin Gnaś. The portraits taken will be exhibited and auctioned in Craft after a month long sessions and all of the proceeds will be donated to the ”Guangxi Dog Foundation” – a non-profit organisation that rescues dogs saved from the annual Yulin dog meat festival.
WHEN: 9pm, every Wednesday until Sept 15th
WHERE: Donghu Road 7 // 东湖路 7号
PRICE: Free of charge
Blue mussels @ Paulaner
Blue mussels with sleek, shiny shells and tender, nutritious meat are one of the most favorite shellfishes among Europeans. To bring this traditional maritime breeze to Shanghai, all three Paulaner Bräuhaus in Shanghai are going to present a range of tempting blue mussel specialties from today onwards till the end of the month. The juicy blue mussels are prepared with three different kinds of flavors along with various ingredients as well as garlic-herb baguette to delight all you seafood lovers’ taste buds.
WHEN: All day
WHERE: All Paulaner locations in Shanghai (Xintiandi, Binjiang and Expo)
Our favorite Canadian pop-punk band is in town with their new album ”Taking One for the Team”! Join them at the Mercedes-Benz Arena and rock along with the vocals of Pierre Bouvier to their old classics and relive their days of heartbreak, growing pains and bad decisions. Today is their second and last show and tickets are ¥488.
WHERE: 1200 Expo Avenue // 世纪大道 1200号
Rush Hour @ Le Baron
Le Baron is now generously offering a cocktail and oyster night every Wednesday from 9pm onwards. Oysters are reasonably priced at ¥98, cocktails for around ¥70 and you can also purchase bottles from ¥680. For those of you that are new in town, be sure to check out this stylish venue designed by French graffiti artist Andre Saraiva, the whole venue is decked out in red accompanied by their signature disorientating patterns.
WHEN: 9pm onwards
WHERE: 7F, 20 Donghu Road // 东湖路20号, 7楼
PRICE: Oysters for ¥98, cocktails around ¥70
Cabaret show @ The Pearl
Nestled minutes away from the Bund, the elegant three story historical building now hosts a weekly Cabaret show every Wednesday from 9pm onwards. Indulge your eyes and senses in the best performers in the industry! There is no cover charge and it’s only for people over 18 years old. There are limited seats so make sure you give them a ring to make a reservation.
WHEN: Every Wednesday at 9pm
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
PRICE: Free entry
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