Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
ONE OK ROCK @ Mercedes Benz Arena
Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK performs at Mercedes Benz Arena tonight at 8pm. Tickets range from ￥480 to ￥1280. Since releasing their single in 2007 in Japan, the band has gained momentum by performing in 100 live concerts every year and has continued their success at rock festivals and signed a worldwide distribution with Warner Bros with their latest album ’35xxxv’.
WHERE: 1200 Expo Ave // 世博大道1200号
Beijing Opera @ Lyceum Theatre
Spring Opera and the Lyceum Theatre hosts a unique Chinese performance of excerpts from the pantheon on Beijing Opera classics to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. Notable works from Beijing Opera artists Zhang Jun Qiu will be presented, selected for their Shakespearean strains. The performance comes with English subtitles and the show starts at 7.15pm. Great in-roads into the beguiling art form of Beijing Opera with these classic pieces performed live for one night only.
WHERE: 57 South Maoming Road // 茂名南路57号
ACT Shanghai International Theatre Festival @ Dramatic Arts Center
Asian Contemporary Theatre Shanghai International Theatre Festival, hosted by Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre (SDAC), is an annual event introducing international contemporary performing arts works and a platform for artists and audience to meet through theatre. Started in 2005, ACT now celebrates their 12th birthday and have expanded its reach beyond, though maintaining a focus on Asia artists and their works. Check out their website here. The Festival is ongoing until December 11th.
WHEN: Ongoing until December 11th
WHERE: 1/F 288 Anfu Road // 安福路 288号
Live Green @ Urbn Hotel
Join this forum ‘Smart Home, Green Family: Green Drinks Chinese Forum’ to explore how technology enables us to live a greener and healthier life. The event starts at 6.30pm and ends at 9pm, it will be in Mandarin and it’s ¥30 for all registered guests including beer and beverages, and happy hour prices on other drinks. Limited number free entrance for students and interns with prior registration. Snacks are provided with support from Yimishiji and FreshFresh.
WHERE: 183 Jiaozhou Road // 胶州路183
SCAA Quiz Night & Hyatt Raffle @ The Aparmtent
Second Chance Animal Aid’s (SCAA) Annual Grand Raffle of over 15 Hyatt Hotels & Resorts stays in China and Asia will be drawn at their final quiz night of the year at The Apartment at 8pm. You don’t need to be present to win. Entry fee is 100 per person with maximum six in a team (including a drink, a grand raffle ticket and extended happy hour). All proceeds go to the SCAA foster animal care.
WHERE: 4/F, 47 Yongfu Road // 永福路47号4楼
Give A Little, Help A lot @ Liquid Laundry
Before Thanksgiving, have dinner at Liquid Laundry to give children a better chance for their future. 10% of sales proceeds will be donated towards WILL Foundation – a children’s learning center. “Not only do you get a full belly but a full heart! Remember a little help goes a long way!” The event starts at 5pm.
WHERE: 2/F, 1028 Middle Huaihai Road // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华坊2楼
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