Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Lacychu @ Dope Shifu
Head down to Dope Shifu on Friday where Lacychu will be spinning a mixture of hip hop, R&B, future bass, chill trap and the classics. End the Chinese New Year holiday with a bang and there’s no entry fee.
💰 Free entry
📍 317 Changping Road // 昌平路317-8号
Void @ DADA
Enjoy China’s longest running techno night at Dada’s featuring the VOID – bringing along their blend of underground house music and techno. A free event not to be missed.
📍 115 Xingfu Road // 幸福路115号
Shamanic Grooves @ the Mansion
The Mansion organises another epic house party where the 4 Shamans will be playing their beats. ¥100 covers entry and includes 5 drinks.
💰 ¥100 (includes 5 drinks)
📍 B18 Mansion, 851 Hongjing Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
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. To book, please email [email protected] or call Natalie on 18616799167.
📍 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路382号2楼
Made in Germany @ Shanghai Centre of Photography
Catch the last day of the “Made in Germany” exhibition held at the Shanghai Centre of Photography, where they are displaying photography from a range of German artists from the 19th century from 10.30am – 5.30pm.
🕒 10.30am – 5.30pm
📍2555 Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道2555号
Bye Bye Old Disco @ Elevator
Head down to Bye Bye Disco at Elevator today where Ewan, Pei and MIIIA will be serving you some delicious Techno sets from 9pm. DJs Pei, Ewan and MIIIA will be your flight attendants and it’s ¥40 for your boarding pass.
📍4F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号4楼
Forbidden Dance Night @ Afrolatino
Dance away at the Afrolatino’s Forbidden Dance Night at the Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, where it is free to come along and join the Kizomba/Zouk Class! RSVP your spot by adding the WeChat @aprilmengqiyu.
🕒 Every Saturday 9:30pm to 2am; Kizomba: 9.30-10pm
☎️ 64310269; 23218899; WeChat @aprilmengqiyu
📍 22-23F, Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, 159 Henan Road // 河南路159号芋园万丽大酒店22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
Tsuyoshi Hisakado @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Don’t miss out on the last day of Tsuyoshi Hisakado’s exhibition at MOCA Shanghai, where there’ll be displays of his instillations which engages with light and sound, creating a special sensory perception. Opening hours are from 10am-6pm.
📍 Gate 7, 231 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路231号7号门
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.
📍 3398 Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道3398号
Foreign Bodies @ Goethe-Institute Shanghai
Using the idea of the networked human being—now inseparable from our tools- four artists from four regions of Asia has been selected (Tian Xiaolei, Wu Tzu-ning, Katsuki Nogami and Shinseungback Kimyonghun) to explore the question of human identity in a post-human world. Each artist group will present a solo project until April 28, 2017 featuring artist talks and a publication, with a series of texts by artists and academics to accompany each project. Opening hours are from 10am – 6:30pm.
🕒 10am – 6:30pm; until Apr 18 2017
📍 102A, 318 Fuzhou Road // 福州路318号102A