Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Walking Dead Screening @ Kung Fu Komedy
The Kung Fu Komedy Club is screening the latest episode of The Walking Dead this Monday. This is the opportunity to spend time with friends, enjoy The Walking Dead, munching on popcorn, while having a drink or two.
💰 One drink minimum
📍 4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Road //襄阳北路1号4楼
Acrobatic show @ Shanghai Circus World
The ERA acrobatic show has been around for years and for good reason. The dazzling show is a must see that tests the limits of human balance and artistry. The program includes hoop diving, bowl balancing, fire meteors, and spinning plates.
🕒 7.30pm, until Dec 31st 2016
📍 2266 Gonghe Xin Road // 共和新路2266号
Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
After its stop at Tokyo, Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou has come to Shanghai. With artwork from renowned artists including Kadinsky and Picasso, this exhibition highlights work created in France from 1906 to 1977 with one artwork for each of those 72 years. From Dufy to Duchamp, oil painting to readymade, this exhibition is fitting for the artist and amateur.
🕒 Until Jan 15, 2017
📍 1333 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1333号
Swing dance party @ JZ Latino
JZ Latino organises a swing dance party for all lovers of swing dance. It’s free entry and there will also be a live Latin band playing starting from 8 PM – midnight every Monday.
📍 22-23F, Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, 159 South Henan Lu // 豫园万丽酒店22-23楼, 河南南路159号
🕒 Every Monday from 8 PM – Midnight
💰 Free entry
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.
🕒 Ongoing until December 11
📍 1/F 288 Anfu Road // 安福路 288号
Felix Gonzalez-Torres @ Rockbund Art Museum
The Rockbund Art Museum present the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) in Greater China. Until December 25th, RAM hosts a comprehensive exhibition of work by the late American artist renowned for his unconventional methodology and poignant sensitivity. The unique nature of his work takes this exhibition beyond a retrospective; it constitutes a genuine renewal of his art.
🕒 Until Dec 25, 2016
📍 20 Huqiu Road // 虎丘路20号
The 11th Shanghai Biennale @ Power Station of Art
‘Why Not Ask Again?’ The theme of this biennale is both a demand and a query. It tells us to look beyond answers. This biennale will have done its work if it gives rise to a forest of questions in your mind and a storm of desires in your heart, where the unpredictable is something to be welcomed, not feared.
🕒 Ongoing until March 12, 2017
📍 200 Huayuangang Road // 花园岗路200号