Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Live tango music & dance show @ The Pearl
Ready for a night of real live tango music and dance show? This Sunday, The Pearl features the Argentinian dance group Breaking Tango and the leading tango ensembles in Asia, The Gardel trio. Your chance to experience a night of true Argentinian culture, make sure you don’t miss it!
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471号
PRICE: ¥50 presale, ¥80 at the door
CONTACT: +86 13764889962 // [email protected]
Skate-a-thon @ Boom Boom Bagels
Join the skate-a-thon party today at Dogtown, Spot Skate, Dope Shifu, Brash and Boom Boom Bagels starting at 3pm. There will be lots of goodies and prizes to be won and there’ll be a live DJ partying along with you until late. Event starts at 3pm at Spot Skate and tickets rae
Boom Boom Bagels and Dogtown hosts a Sunday skate-a-thon, starting at 3pm at Spot Skate. Skaters will pass through multiple venues (Dogtown, Dope Shifu, Brash) where they will have to perform tricks for prizes, before ending at Boom Boom Bagels where there will be goodies t o be won and a live DJ partying along with guests till late.
WHERE: 39 Anfu Road // 安福路39号
Dreams flea market @ Xintiandi
The Dreams flea market summer edition happens at Xintiandi every weekend when the weather permits. This market is free for all and showcases the usual vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry and food. Goes on from 12pm-8pm every weekend of September.
WHERE: 245 Madang Road // 马当路 245号
Champagne Sunday brunch @ The Cannery
The Cannery now offers a west coast seafood and champagne Sunday brunch every week! Crammed with a fresh seasonal selection of lobster, crab, caviar, salmon, kingfish, oysters, clams, mussels, winkles, scampi and prawns. This exquisite feast is priced at ¥888 to ¥1888 for sharing seafood platters paired with sparking Louis Roederer, and Cristal for ¥4888.
WHERE: 106, Building 1, 1107 Yuyuan Lu // 愚园路1107号1号楼106室
PRICE: From ¥888
Pizza @ UVA
UVA wine bar is offering an incredibly generous deal of all pizzas for 50 between 6 to 9pm. This deal only started yesterday and will run on until the end of the month!
WHERE: 819 Shaanxibei Lu // 陕西北路 819号
WHEN: 6pm – 9pm
Oktoberfest Block Party @ Brownstone
Three Sundays over the next few weeks — see the flyer below for specific dates — Brownstone hosts a block party with live performances, tapas, and four hours of free flow (4pm to 8pm) beer and / or sangria for ¥150. No entry fee.
WHERE:570 Yongjia Road // 永嘉路570号
PRICE:¥150 free flow
M Talks with Xu Yi @ M Glam
M talks series is back again today with international novelist Xu Yi, they’ll be exploring her latest novel – ”The Man in Our Lives”. This novel is her metafictional response to the Chinese classic novel ” Dreams of Red Chambers” by Cao Xueqin. Long awaited by Xy’s fans worldwide, Xu will be exploring her latest novel and how New York acts as the perch from which she examines the shifting balance of power between the U.S. and China. Tickets are ¥75 with a drink and ¥35 for students. The event starts at 4pm.
WHERE: 7/F, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号, 外滩五号, 7楼
PRICE:¥75 inclusive of a drink. ¥35 for students
Burgers and beer @ Light & Salt Daily
Light & Salt Daily now offers a plate of Wagyu beef burger along with a glass of Voila Live for ¥98 every Sunday 6pm onwards. Perfect way to end the weekend! You can relax out in their patio over looking Shanxibei Road or enjoy the summer night breeze in their private garden terrace.
WHEN: 6pm onwards
WHERE: North Shanxi Road // 陕西北路 407号
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