Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Mora Godoy Argentina Tango Company @ Shanghai Oriental Theatre
Mora Godoy Argentina Tango Company is coming to the Shanghai Oriental Art Centre. Mora Godoy is a prominent dancer and choreographer of the Argentine Tango. She’s spent her life mastering classical ballet and combining it with tango.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road // 丁香路425号
Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou @ Shanghai Exhibition Centre
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
Sleep No More @ The Mckinnon Hotel
Co-produced by Punchdrunk International and SMG Live, Sleep No More enacts Shakespeare’s well known tragedy, Macbeth, through a “darkly cinematic lens.” Sleep No More has been performed in London, Boston, New York, and now comes to Shanghai.
🕒 7pm, Jan 1-4
📍 1013 Beijing West Road // 北京西路1013号
Venus Philharmonic Orchestra Concert @ Yihai Theatre
The Venus Philharmonic Orchestra is coming to Yihai Theatre to kick off the new year. They will be here for two nights and tickets start at ¥80.
📍 466 Jiangning Road // 江宁路466号
Richard Clayderman @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
Start the new year with Richard Clayderman’s performance at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Clayderman is a French pianist, who is notable for his instrumental take on popular music, movie soundtracks, ethnic music, and classical music. He has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records as “the most successful pianist in the world.”
📍 1200 Shibo Ave // 世博大道1200号
Mira Dancy @ Yuz Museum
With Yuz Project Room, artists are invited to create artwork which engages with the venue and audience. Mira Dancy’s project, Future Woman// remake me, will be showing until January 15th, 2017. With a feminist approach, Darcy has created images of women inspired by Egyptian hieroglyphics to advertising models.
Until Jan 15
📍 35 Fenggu Road // 丰谷路35号
Leo @ Huangpu Theatre
Y2D Productions will be performing a gravity defying show at Huangpu Theatre. Leo is a performance that is hilarious and surreal and works to challenge our perception of reality. By the end of the performance, one should be questioning what is up and what is down.
📍 780 Beijing East Road // 北京东路780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
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