Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Larry Wang @ U-Cube
China’s economic landscape and employment market are undergoing big changes. If you’re starting to feel their impact on your industry, company, and career, and want to know how to prepare yourself for the new challenges and opportunities ahead, then don’t miss Larry Wang of Wang & Li Asia Resources as he discusses these trends.
WHEN: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
WHERE: 841 Middle Yan’an Road // 延安中路841号
PRICE: ￥125 prepay, ￥150 at the door
Health & Wellness Talk @ Community Centre Shanghai
Hosted by Community Centre Shanghai (CCS), this unique and interactive nutrition cooking series focuses on improving nutrition, digestion, and health. This will be held at CCS’ Pudong Centre on Tuesday from 12.30pm to 2.30pm and tickets are ¥350 per session.
WHEN: 12.30pm – 2.30pm
WHERE: 3/F, Tower A, 1146 Biyun Road // 碧云路1146号A座3层
PRICE: Entry ¥350
Star Trek Exhibition @ The Hub
This Star Trek exhibition is the largest collection of authentic Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. Featuring a truly impressive array of exhibits sets, costumes, priceless museum pieces and props from all five Star Trek television series and 11 Star Trek feature films. Together these components offer all you Star Trek fans and novices alike an opportunity to experience first-hand the imagination, artistry, technology and meticulous craftsmanship that have made Star Trek the most enduring science-fiction franchise in history. Daily from 10am-10pm, this exhibit is ongoing until the 25th of October.
WHEN: Daily from 10am-10pm
WHERE: 33 Shaohong Road // 绍虹路33号
PRICE: 400 133 8888
TEDxCaohejingParkSalon @ Caohejing Hi-Tech Park Innovation Center
Featuring the Creator of programming language C++ Bjarne Stroustrup, Co-founder of Xiaomi Technology KK Wong and Vice President of Tencent Forrest Yao, TedxCaohejingParkSalon‘s event begins 1pm sharp and finishes at 5pm. Tickets are ¥266 per person.
WHERE:397 Tianlin Road // 田林路397号
Japanese paper cutting @ Craft’d Shanghai
In this class you will have the opportunity to to learn the beautiful and intricate technique of Kirigami: Japanese paper cutting. Instead of using scissors, you will be using knives and cutting out intricate patterns on folded paper. The class is ¥250 and includes all resources, a glass of wine or soft drink and snacks to keep you going.
WHERE: 2/F, 382 South Shanxi Road // 陕西南路382号2楼
Latin Soul Night @ Unico
EL T*U*E*S*D*A*Y at UNICO will bring the famous Latin heat this fall! Dance to live salsa music by the live band sixtet from 9.30pm and DJ S.KIV spinning Salsa, Reggaeton and Bachata from 11.30pm. Drink specials include two mojitos for ¥80 and free flow from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.
WHERE: Three on the Bund, 2F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road // 中山东一路3号, 外滩三号2楼
Liquid Night @ Liquid Laundry
If you’ve been in town for awhile, you’ve probably heard of the New York style gastropub Liquid Laundry Kitchen & Brew. For ¥100, you’ll get to enjoy free flow beer deal today from their keg 8.30pm onwards until midnight. They also offer food in sharing portions and hand-crafted beer and cocktails.
WHEN: 8.30pm till closing
WHERE: 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华坊2楼
CONTACT: +8621 6445 9589
Fish Tacos @ The Cannery
Gastro-lounge The Cannery now offers fish tacos for ¥28 a pop on Tuesdays only. Opened by the team behind The Nest, this sleek venue on Yu Yuan Road boasts a range of well-presented, high quality cocktails and seafood.
WHERE: 106, Building 1, 1107 Yuyuan Road // 愚园路1107号1号楼106室
CONTACT: +8621 5276 0599
Emerging Curators Project @ PSA
Now in its third edition, the Emerging Curators Project at PSA invites young individuals and collectives from China or of Chinese descent to create an exhibition at the riverside spot. This is judged by a jury of international curators, artists, critics, and directors of art organizations, with the three winning programs on show this winter.
WHEN: Daily Except Mon until Feb 14 2017
WHERE: 200 Huayuangang Road // 花园港路200号
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