Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Center is Joy @ The Pearl
An artistic and friendly tribute to the life of Joy, all ticket sales and a portion of the proceeds will go towards Joy’s memorial. Performances will be held all night long from Shanghai’s most beloved musicians and entertainers. Happy hour starts from 5pm until 7pm and the show officially starts at 8.30pm.
WHERE:471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471号
Blue Man Group: Tinnitus @ Yuyintang
Cast of the famous Blue Man Group team will be performing tonight at Yuyintang as ‘Tinnititus’, their hard rock band. They mostly play covers and puts on a theatrically intense show. Proudly supported by metal bands Chaos Mind and Dirty Fingers. The entry fee is ¥50 and the show starts at 9pm.
WHERE: 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路851号
Shanghai Ballet @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Originally choreographed by Petipa and Ivanov with a score by Tchaikovsky, ‘The Nutcracker’ is adapted from Hoffmann’s story. It’s known as one of the best Russian National Ballet Theatre’s productions in the modern era. Joined by an acting cast in a fairytale setting, it embodies all the elements of love, fantasy, good versus evil and love. The show starts at 7.15pm and tickets range from ￥180-680.
WHERE:300 Renmin Ave // 人民大道300号
Shelter Supply Drive @ The Apartment
This Thanksgiving, give back to the animals by donating new or used pet supplies from 11am to 8pm at The Apartment. Feel free to drop off anything from old beds, sheets, cages, heaters, pee pads to food. A medical donation box will also be onsite. All donations will benefit Katharine & Zhou Ayi’s Animal Shelter. Enjoy happy hour with other animal lovers from 6pm to 8pm.
WHERE:4/F, 47 Yongfu Road // 永福路47号4楼
Birdy Nam Nam @ Mao Livehouse
French collective Birdy Nam Nam (that’s Crazy B, DJ Pone, DJ Need and Little Mike) bring their multi-deck turntabling prowess to Shanghai.
WHERE: 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号
Chowdown for Charity @ Logan’s Punch
Eat as much as you can for the greater food at Chowdown for Charity at Logan’s Punch at 6.30pm on November 23rd and Dope Shifu on November 24th.
WHEN: Nov 23 Logan’s Punch 6.30pm; Nov 24 Dope Shifu 6.30pm
WHERE: 2/F, 99 Taixing Road // 泰兴路99号2楼
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
Being an Entrepreneur in Shanghai @ naked Hub Xintiandi
Join IPWS today for an interactive roundtable program focusing on entrepreneurship in China. You will get the chance to talk face to face & workshop with established & self made entrepreneurs. IPWS has selected some of the best of Shanghai’s Entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds and industries. The event starts at 6.30pm and tickets are ¥300 for non-members / ¥170 for IPWS members. It’s ¥200 for young professionals (non-members) and ¥120 for IPWS young professionals.
PRICE: IPWS Member ¥170; IPWS Member Young Professional ¥120; Non Member ¥300; Non Member Young Professional ¥200
WHERE:3/F, Bldg 5, 123 Xingye Road // 兴业路123弄5号楼3楼
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