Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Vieux Farka Touré @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Vieux Farka Touré is making his grand debut in the Shanghai Symphony Hall. His style of music has been described as “electrifying, hypnotic, thrilling desert blues.” His unique style is both one of a kind and a descend from his western African heritage. Entry is ¥80 and the show starts at 7.45pm.
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号
Alice Sara Ott @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott performs at Shanghai Oriental Art Centre. Her performance has been praised by The Guardian as”the kind of gawp-inducing bravura performance of which legends are made.” Tickets are from ¥80 and the show starts at 7.30pm.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road // 丁香路425号
Social good with Ahmad Ashkar @ DOBE WE” @Bund
Ahmad Ashkar, Founder of the Hult Prize, a large open innovation platform and student competition for social good, heads down to DOBE WE” at the Bund to share with the Green Initiatives community his experiences on what motivated him to launch this initiative, the challenges he has faced and his ideas for the future. Meet the man and feel his inspirational energy that has already ignited the sparks of thousands of students.
📍 11F Gallery, 501 Jiujiang Road // 501九江路 1楼
Punk band MDC @ Yuyingtang
Punk band MDC started in Austin, Texas in 1981. It’s their first tour in China and they’re collaborating with punk bands, The Elected Officials and Round Eye for a night of hardcore music at Yuyintang. The show starts at 8pm with tickets from ¥100.
📍 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路851号
Networking @ JW Marriott
Celebrate the new year with Internations Shanghai at JW Marriott. This event is located on the 40th floor of the JW Marriott with spectacular views of Shanghai. Enjoy a fun night mingling and networking!
📍 399 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路 399 号
Shanghai Sharks @ Yuanshen Stadium
The Shanghai Sharks basketball team will be playing against Liaoning Jiebao Hunters. The Sharks’ lineup includes Jimmer Fredette, a top-notch player for the Brigham Young University and former member of the Sacramento Kings. Tickets are ¥50 and the game starts at is.
📍 655 Yuanshen Road // 源深路655号
Russian New Year party @ Hit Wicked Bar & Grill
Celebrate the Old NYE in Russian style with authentic Russian dinner buffet, drinks, sheesa, billiards, fooseball, songs and lots of fun. The party kicks off at Hit Wicked Bar & Grill at 7pm and head down to the afterparty at Bar Rouge after.
📍 Unit 3-1, 36, Gongping road // 公平路36号3-1单元
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