Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Children Up-cycle Fashion Show @ Century Park
To be held in and around artist Liu Yi’s “Seed Planet,” (installed in Century Park’s Folk Village from Sept 4 to Nov 13) the Shanghai Project Children’s Program will relate to the inaugural theme, “Envision 2116” through a series of workshops. These programs will provide a rich experience in art, music, performance, field activities and nature that aim to inspire children’s imagination about life in the 22nd century. The event starts at 2.30pm and ends at 4.30pm.
WHERE: Huamu Road 1359 // 花木路 1359号
TEDxLujiazui @ Finance Information Center
Ready to transform your ideas into action? Join TedxLujiazui today. Tickets are ¥660 and the event starts from 12pm and ends at 8pm.
Check out their promo video here.
WHERE: 18 Dongyuan Road // 东园路18号
Some of Shanghai’s greatest pro and amateur chefs will be descending on the courtyard at 800 Show for a festival of bacon sampling the likes of which Shanghai has never seen before. A ticket entitles you to samples from all vendors from the multitudes of chefs cooking. There’ll be DJs, lucky draws and lots of bacon. The event goes from 1pm to 5pm, pre-sale tickets are ¥100 and ¥150 at the door.
WHERE: 800 Changde Rd // 常德路 888号
PRICE: ¥100 pre-sale; ￥150 at the door
Charity Games @ Jiaotong University
This charity game will support the Sinakekele children’s home in South Africa, a transition home for abandoned babies and orphans. The first 100 participants will receive a rope bag, snack pack, mini juice, honey, coconut water and a pre-workout. You’ll be working out from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and you can start registering at 1pm. Feel free to join on the day for ¥70.
WHERE:Jiaotong University, Xuhui Campus // 交通大学, 徐汇区
ARTO21 Exhibit @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
Check out their impressive list of exhibitors here (http://www.art021.org/exhibitors.asp) The annual exhibit will be open for the general public on Nov 12th and 13th from 11am-6pm at the Shanghai Exhibit Center. Following last year’s successful showcase, ARTO21 is honoured to have Thomas Wuestenhagen be their artistic director this year. With plentiful experience in this industry, he aims to strength the connectivity of local and international artists, collectors and organisations for ARTO21. Check out their instagram here (https://www.instagram.com/art021sh/).
WHERE: 1000 Middle Yan’an Road // 延安中路1000号
WHEN: Nov 12 – 13 11am-6pm
CONTACT: [email protected]
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