Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Ballet performance for babies @ Small Theatre
Scotland’s Barrowland Ballet brings a performance for those under four to the Shanghai Children’s Art Theater next month. The Pine Tree, Poggle and Me is the story of Vince, who wants to explore the forest but is too scared — until he meets the friendly Poggle. Together, they embark on an adventure through the forest in this warm-hearted, sensory performance with live music, clapping rhythms and comedy. This is a two day show and tickets are ¥180.
WHEN: 10:30am, 3:30pm, 4pm, 7:30pm
WHERE: 800 Miaojiang Road // 苗江路800号
Vladimir Caamaño @ Kung Fu Komedy
Comedian Vladimir Caamaño is performing at Kung Fu Komedy for two nights on Nov 18th and 19th. Caamaño’s comedic style is the fruit of an immigrant Dominican family living in the cultural mecca that is New York City and is described as an elegant combination of urban grit and intellect. He is currently developing television shows with top comedy producers and networks. You can catch Vlad’s stand-up comedy on LOL, Kevin Hart’s new digital platform which will unroll this fall. Tickets are ¥200.
WHEN: Nov 18, 9pm; Nov 19, 8pm & 10pm;
WHERE: 4F, 1 North Xiangyang Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼
Old Shanghai Jazz Night @ The Pearl
The Pearl and the glamorous jazz band “OLD SHANGHAI“ invites you to night of classic 1920’s swing jazz this Friday mashed with modern chart-topping hits you can sing to with a retro spin. Expect to be blown away by the powerful and unique stage presence of a mix of modern rock and pop songs in a vintage fashion. Band inspired by the American YouTube sensation Postmodern Jukebox (PMK) , they’ve adapted some of PMJ’s most popular hit songs. Pre-sale tickets are ¥80.
WHEN: Happy hour from 5pm-7pm; show from 9pm
PRICE: pre-sale ¥80
WHERE: 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Latino Night @ XO Wine Bar
Join XO wine bar today as they kick off the weekend with a sizzling hot night of Latino beats. Hailing from Spain, DJ Tuto has brought the caliente Latino to Shanghai into bars like Unico, Bar Rouge and Hollywood. Turn up the heat with a night of Reggaeton, Latin house, Electro-Latino beats and more. There is no entry fee and the event starts at 9.30pm.
WHERE: 237 Hengshan Road // 衡山路237号
InterNations @ Cotton’s
Get ready for a night of mingling with the cool cats at InterNations this Friday from 7pm. Tickets are ¥99 for basic members, ¥45 for Albastross members and ¥135 for general entries. To register to be a member, email [email protected]
WHERE: 294 Xinhua Road // 新华路294号
The Minimalist @ DADA
Minimalist boys Will A, Donn and Don Jaly are back behind the decks to bring you an evening of quality House, Techno and Acid Trax. An all night back to back session from these lads sets the tone for another wicked Minimalist party which has been going at Dada for over 5 years. Free entry as always in the newly renovated Dada.
WHERE: 115 Xingfu Road // 幸福路115号
Drag Party & Competition @ Lucca
It’s the ShanghaiLGBT annual drag party and competition again. Guys will be in dresses and girls will be in suits. There are best dresses prizes to be won and it’s free entry if you are dressed in drag. Otherwise it is 100 per person and it comes with a drink. The event starts at 10pm and ends at 3am.
WHERE: 390 Panyu Road // 番禺路390号
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