Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
R3hab @ M2 Club
Fadil El Ghoul better known by his stage name R3hab, is a Dutch DJ and record producer of Moroccan origin. He is performing Saturday night at club M2 10pm onwards. Alongside Afrojack and Chuckie, R3hab is one of the proponents of the modern Dutch house sub-genre, although his style and sound at the time were usually darker, somewhat reminiscent of early psy-trance or gabber compositions.
WHERE: Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huaihai Zhong Road // 四楼, 淮海中路 283号
PRICE: ¥150 pre-sale
Vegan Festival @ Bubbly Nation
Shanghai’s first vegan festival is happening this weekend, with an aim to raise awareness on people about the environment, animal protection, health and the vegan lifestyle. You are invited to be a part of this very special event. There will be lots of exciting things happening such as yoga classes, speeches and talks about how to live a healthy lifestyle, how you can help the environment, save lives and enjoy food and samples.
WHEN: 10am to 5pm
WHERE: 537 Haifang Road // 海防路 537号
The Pearl’s 3rd Anniversary Party
Come celebrate The Pearl’s 3rd anniversary! They are throwing a celebration highlighting the best acts of the last three years – welcoming back a little bit of everything; fire dancers, drag, cabaret, burlesque, and some fabulous musicians. Dress to impress in your best cocktail party attire and don’t miss out on this anniversary bash. Tickets at the door is ¥200.
WHEN: happy hour from 5pm-7pm; party starts at 9pm
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
PRICE: ¥200 at the door
Shanghai Comic Con 2016 @ CECIS
Shanghai Comic Convention (SHCC) brings Chinese fans the coolest pop culture content, including comics, movies, TV shows, toys and video games. Famous celebrities, comic creators and performance artists are invited to attend panels and sign for Chinese fans. This year it will be held at Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing (CECIS) on November 5th and the 6th.
WHERE: 2739 Guangfu Xi Road // 光复西路2739号
PRICE: pre-sale ¥180; ¥200 at the door for a single day
Shanghai Art Fair @ World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Shanghai Art Fair 2016 (20th), as Aisa’s celebrated art exchange with long history and high internationalization degree, will be grandly held from Nov.3-6 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, continuing the scale as before, presenting domestic and overseas collectors a gorgeous art event in Shanghai as well.
WHERE: 1099 Guozhan Road // 国展路1099号
Shan Shui Within @ MOCA Shanghai
Sixteen contemporary Chinese artists are displaying their works at MoCA Shanghai which provides viewers with the artists’ unique interpretations of traditional Chinese culture and how it has evolved, not only illuminating the emotions and state of the modern era but also providing assistance in the search for lingering traces of Chinese tradition. Serving as an outlook between contemporary and historical art and a reflection between the macro and personal world, Shanshui Within hopes to display the kaleidoscopic contemporary art world along with its creative approaches. The ultimate goal of this exhibition is for the works to move beyond the restrictive enclosures of museums and to be displayed in schools and communities as part of the “Art Momentum” project, which aims to bring contemporary art to the people.
WHEN: Ongoing until Nov 20
WHERE: Gate 7 People’s Park, 231 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路231号人民公园7号门内
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