Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Gastronomy Club @ The Cut
This month, Shanghai Gastronomy Club, the city’s biggest, baddest networking club for people in the food and beverage industry run by Yannick Lequellenec and Nicolas Kubler, heads to The Cut Steak & Fries, one of the best modern casual steakhouses in town. Click on this event link to learn more, or buy tickets directly below.
💰 ¥130 early bird pricing
📍 6F, IAPM Mall, 999 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路999号
Center for Global Asia Lecture Series @ NYU Shanghai
The lecture focuses on a short history of the Silk Road idea. This talk is lead by Tamara Chin, an associate professor of comparative literature. It will tie together the concept of the Silk Road with current and recent diplomacy. Be sure to RSVP.
🕒 12.30pm – 1.30pm
📍 1555 Century Avenue // 世纪大道1555 号
Carmen Busquets and Grant Pearce @ Condé Nast Center of Fashion & Design
Carmen Busquets, Venezuelan entrepreneur and co-founder investor of Net-a-Porter, is here in Shanghai to converse about her path investing in fashion and luxury brands. She is also the founder of e-commerce brand based in Shanghai, TrustLuxe. Grand Pearce, the editorial director of GQ Asia Pacific, will also be present.
🕒 7pm – 9pm
📍 3/F, 398 Middle Huaihai Road // 淮海中路398号3楼
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 North Road //襄阳北路1号4楼
All Shall Be Well @ Yuyintang
All Shall Be Well is a post rock band from Haarlem, a small town in Netherlands known for the tulips. The band was founded in 2009 and has released two albums, Roodblaw and Blauwgeel. They’ve toured throughout Europe and are now coming to Shanghai.
📍 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路851号
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
Christmas Fair: Magical Forest @ Shanghai Centre
It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas! Enter the magical forest to start off the Christmas festivities at the Shanghai Centre. This event is ongoing now until December the 19th with activities suited for all ages – perfect for you to spend a unique Christmas with your loved ones this December. There will be vendors, live performances, Christmas foods and drinks, lucky draws, presents from Santa, and more. For those needing last minute Christmas shopping, there will be booths with designer clothing, home decoration, jewellery, an interactive photo booth (for the Instagram lovers), a Santa house for kids to meet Santa. There will also be virtual reality games, Zumba workshops, and choir performances by the Swedish Community & Friends of the Vienna Boys Choir.
🕒 Everyday, until Dec 19
📍 1376 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路 1376号
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