Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Nutcracker @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
In a tale filled with imagination and creativity, the Nutcracker is being brought to the Shanghai audience by the Russian State Ballet. It has been performed numerous times in over 80 different countries by the renowned Russian State Ballet. The story tells of a young German girl that dreams of a Nutcracker prince who fights off a mouse king with seven heads.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road // 丁香路425号
Henri Chinaski’s Short Stories Collection @ Aike Dellarco
Aike Dellarco is glad to announce Nathan Zhou’s solo show “Henri Chinaski’s Short Stories Collection”. The works in the exhibition are his most recent pieces, specifically made on-site for the gallery space. As a “novelist”, Nathan Zhou adopts the methodology of novel writing and applies to art making and graffiti improvisation. He categorizes his observation and thoughts about his own daily life into various aspects and accomplished these “short stories” in the style of stream of consciousness.
🕒 Until Jan 21; Tue – Sun 10am – 6pm
📍 Building 6, 2555 Longteng Avenue// 龙腾大道2555号六栋
DJ Rokko Ramirez @ Inferno
Austrian DJ Rokko Ramirez is coming to Inferno. He considers himself as a mix between a heavy metal band and a rock DJ. He was previously a support DJ for Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie.
📍 658 Dapu Road // 打浦路658号
Slava’s Snow Show @ Shanghai Poly Theatre
The multi award winning international sensation, Slava’s Snowshow has delighted and thrilled audiences in over 80 cities around the globe including New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow. Experience a joyous dream-like world which will touch both your heart and funny bone, culminating in a breathtaking blizzard leaving you literally knee deep in snow. Ticket are selling from ¥50.
🕒 Until Jan. 1
📍 300 Renmin Avenue // 人民大道300号
Icy Wonderland x QQfamily @ Shanghai Times Square
Collaborating with Tencent QQfamily, Shanghai Times Square presents the Icy Wonderland to celebrate the joyful Christmas season including cute QQfamily members, an igloo for karaoke, a 12-metre Christmas tree on the open piazza and an experience zone of Qlippie, a portable HD camera worn as accessory. The best part of this exhibit is the majestic Christmas tree, on which the QQfamily members will show up along the “Jingle Bells” noel at every hour.
🕒 Ongoing until Jan 15, 2017
📍 99 Huaihai Middle Road // 淮海中路99号
Calle Roja @ Bar Rouge
Bar Rouge transforms itself to a haven for Latina music lovers for their weekly Wednesday nights. With DJ Tuto providing salsa, reggaeton, and electro-latino music, enjoy a special sangria from the bar too! There’ll also be free Salsa & Bachata classes from 10pm-1030pm. It’s time to whip out your best outfit with a dash of latino charm!
📍 18 Zhongshan East Road // 中山东一路18号
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