Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Movie night @ The Pearl
The Pearl organises a free movie screening of Footloose, a film about a boy who moves to a rural American town, where rock music and dancing are illegal and his quest to abolish the ban and to revitalise the town. Running burger deals all night for a bacon cheeseburger, french fries and a beer for just ¥88, the movie starts at 8pm sharp.
📍 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Ladies’ Soccer Night @ Cages
Starts 8pm every Tuesday, Cages Bar and Sports organizes a indoor soccer game just for the ladies! To be assigned to a team, add them on WeChat @cagessports.
🕒 8pm, until January 26
📍 3F, 428 Jiangning Road // 江宁路428号3楼
Chinese Calligraphy & Painting Workshops @ Ink Moon Workshop
Prepare for the new year with a Chinese calligraph and painting workshop! Where you can learn about the history of Chinese art, listen to stories of famous artists and about the writing tools which have shaped Chinese history so greatly. The initial hour session is free but to continue will cost ¥80.
🕒 2nd Jan to 28 Feb, 10am, 3pm, 7pm (pick one)
💰 First session free, further 45 mins ¥80
📍 1F, No. 10, 182 Fumin Road // 富民路182弄10号1楼
James Turrell @ Long Museum
This exhibit by American artist James Turrell ‘Immersive Lights’ brings together the oeuvre of Turrell’s five-decade career, which includes not only his iconic light projections and space installations, but also a selection of photography and prints. Furthermore, a major new site-specific installation will offer the audience a transformed exceptional experience of the Long Museum. As one of the most influential contemporary artists, Turrell seeks to celebrate the pleasure of sensing and to extend the limitations of human perception.
🕒 Tue-Sun, 10am-6pm
📍 3398 Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道3398号
CNY Craft Camp @ Craft’d Shanghai
Stuck in Shanghai for the new year and don’t know what to do with the kids? Well go on down to Craft’d Shanghai’s Chinese New Year Craft Camp, where they will be running half and full day craft camp options for two weeks during the holiday! Further details on their website, and to book, please email [email protected] or call Natalie on 18616799167.
🕒 9.30am to 4pm
📍 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路382号2楼
Vivienne Westwood’s exhibit @ chi K11 Art Space
K11 invites British fashion designer brand Vivienne Westwood to host a cross-over exhibition between Chinese contemporary art and eco-friendly fashion. Ongoing until the February 28th, the exhibit “Get a Life” is a topic inspired by Vivienne Westwood’s strong attitude towards climate revolution. A handful of Chinese contemporary artists will present their works in mediums such as photos, videos and fashion design, showcasing their understanding of the relationships among nature, environment and humanity. Early bird tickets start from ¥50 and tickets are ¥100 at the door.
🕒 Until Feb 28, 2017 10am – 8pm; Wed & Thu 10am – 6pm
💰 Early bird ¥50, ¥100 at the door
📍 B3/F, 300 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路300号B3
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