Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Acceptance, Forgiveness and Intimacy with NLP @ Shanghai Women Leadership Network
Learn how to bring more into your love life by heading down to Acceptance, Forgiveness and Intimacy’s workshop, lead by the Shanghai Women Leadership Network. The session will be lead by the Senior Trainer, Daniel Smith, who has worked all over the world and has specialised in emotional intelligence. This is something not to miss! Ticket prices start at ¥100 and the event starts at 7pm.
💰 SWLN Members: ¥100; At the door – ¥200; VIP (entry + private session) ¥1,000
📍 8F, 71 West Suzhou Road // 苏州西路 71号, 八楼
The 11th Shanghai Biennale @ Power Station of Art
‘Why Not Ask Again?’ The theme of this biennale is both a demand and a query. It tells us to look beyond answers. This biennale will have done its work if it gives rise to a forest of questions in your mind and a storm of desires in your heart, where the unpredictable is something to be welcomed, not feared.
🕒 Ongoing until March 12, 2017
📍 200 Huayuangang Road // 花园岗路200号
Swing Dance @ JZ Latino
JZ Latino organises a swing dance party for all lovers of swing dance. It’s free entry and there will also be a live Latin band playing starting from 8pm until midnight every Monday.
🕒 8pm – Midnight
📍 2-23 F, 159 South Henan Road // 22-23楼, 河南南路159号
Fish Leong Valentine’s Day Concert @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
Head down to Fish Leong Valentine’s Day Concert, where you can groove all night long to her romantic love songs and awesome tunes! Starts at 8pm and tickets are ¥399 upon entry.
📍 1200 Shibo Avenue // 世博大道1200大道
Titanic movie screening @ the Pearl
Watch the heart warming love story of the TITANIC at the Pearl on Valentines Day. The award winning film is about two people (Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio) who fall in love on on the ill-fated titanic. It is a movie that will warm hearts, make you laugh and make you cry – it is definitely something not to miss. Also, the Pearl will be offering a special burger deal, where bacon cheeseburgers, fries and a beer will be ¥88. Please reserve a seat for dinner by using the details below. The happy hour is from 5pm to 7pm and the screening is from 8pm.
🕒 Happy hour: 5-7pm; Screening: 8pm
📞 Tel & WeChat @ 13764889962 // Email: [email protected]
📍 The Pearl 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Emerging Curators Project 2016 @ Power Station of Art
Catch the last of The Emerging Curators Project. This exhibt allows Chinese curators to select three curatorial proposals to set up their exhibitions. This project has sought the most vibrant, edgiest, and fascinating pieces of art. Some exhibitions on display include The Amoy Meat Factory by Axis Art Project.
🕒 11am – 7pm
📍 200 Huayuangang Road // 花园港路200号
Joe Satriani @ Shanghai Qianshuiwan Culture Art Centre q.house Theatre
Head down to the Shanghai Qianshuiwan Culture Art Centre q.House Theatre, where you can watch Joe Satriani, the American guitarist rock his stuff. He has worked with many famous artists, including Mick Jagger and Deep Purple. He is a talented artist and you would definitely would not want to miss him!
📍 179 Yichang Road // 宜昌路179号
Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne is one of Germany’s best orchestra. They’ve been giving over 150 performances in the past year. The performance starts at 7.30pm.
📍 300 Renmin Avenue // 人民大道300号
Holzwege @ ShanghART West Bund
In the exhibition, ShanghART will showcase works by renowned Chinese artists such as Zeng Fanzhi, Ding Yi, Zhang Enli, Yang Fudong and Xu Zhen, alongside works by emerging artists from China, such as Sun Xun, Zhao Yang and Ouyang Chun, as well as overseas artists, such as Jörg Immendorff and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, initiating rich and diverse new dialogues between local and international art communities. Each work stands on its own, and yet the theme of the exhibition resonates through all of them, as each artist expresses his/her own way of finding the ‘Holzweg’.
🕒 11am-6pm (Closed on Mondays)
📍 Building 10, 2555 Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道2555, 10号楼
TECHINA Tour @ Shanghai Qianshuiwan Culture Art Centre
Head down to the Shanghai Qianshuiwan Culture Art Centre q.house Theatre where Periphery, the Washington D.C.-based progressive metal band. Known for their heavy, progressive sound, they are considered a pioneer of the djent movement within progressive metal. Thus tonight will be be a night that noone would want to miss! Tickets are from ¥220 and it will start at 8.30pm.
💰 From ¥220
📍 179 Yichang Road // 宜昌路179号
Minimalism: Green Drinks February Film Screening @ Haworth Furniture
How might your life be better with less?
Green Initiatives’ 71st film screening, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things, examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
Film screening will be followed by a short discussion.
There will be an entrance fee of ¥50 for all registered guests, that includes snacks, juice and beer. ¥70 for non-registered guests. ¥20 for students and interns, with PRIOR REGISTRATION and student card.
For more information about this film, please visit the link.
💰 ¥50, ¥100 at the door
📍 32F, 1515 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1515号32楼
Cabaret Show @ The Pearl
Head down to the Pearl and have a cabaret experience unlike any other in Shanghai. Voluptuous Miss Lulu Galore and her sassy Cupid along with some naughty cherubs will aid you to start celebrating Valentine’s Month the right way. Tables will be decorated with glittering candle lights, chocolates, big balloons, lollipops and more! Get your delicious package before it’s too late! Book using the links below. Tickets are from ¥120 and the event starts at 9pm.
Feb 17-18, Happy Hour: 5pm to 7pm, Starts 9pm.
📞 Tel & WeChat @13764889962 // Email: [email protected]
📍 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Madeon @ FUSION
Head down to Fusion, where you can listen to Madeon (Hugo Pierre Leclercq), best know for his YouTube video, “Pop Culture” where he performed a mash-up of 39 different popular songs, using a Novation Launchpad. He will be busting his best tunes and it will be a night that you would not want to miss. Tickets range from ¥150 and it will start at 10.30pm.
📍 323 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路323
Nicky Romero @ M2
Bust a move at M2 where you can listen to infamous Nicky Romero and her sick beats! It will be the most incredible electronic night, and you would definitely not want to miss it. Tickets are from ¥280 and the event starts at 10pm.
📍 4F, 283 Middle Huaihai Road // 淮海中路283号4楼
BBC Documentary Concert – Frozen Planet @ Shanghai Children Art Theatre
Today, head down to the Children’s Art Theatre, where you can immerse yourself in the frozen wilderness of the Polar regions, through the BBC documentary, Frozen Planet. Beautiful and breathtaking, it shows the lives of animals living in the Tundra and South Pole and the environment to which they live in. The series also includes George Fenton’s score and performed by Shanghai Opera House Orchestra. This is something noone would want to miss! Screenings at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, and tickets range from ¥280.
🕒 2.30pm; 7.30pm
📍 800 Miaojiang Road // 苗江路800号
She Says @ Huangpu Theatre
Need to have a good laugh? Or need to have sex re-education? Well make your way down to ‘She Says’ stage play on Sunday 18th at 8pm, where all thing will be discussed from masturbation to orgasms! RSVP by scanning the QR code.
💰 General: ¥100, VIP: ¥150
📍 780 East Beijing Road // 北京东路780号，黄浦大剧院
Daily Routine HU Weiyi @ Don Gallery
Head down to the final day of Hu Weiyi’s exhibition, where it displays his achievements during his recent stay in Scotland for the Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Programme. His work described his daily routine, giving emphasis onto various forms and functions .
🕒 Final Day
📍 1331 Middle Fuxing Road // 福兴中路1331号
Kristjan Järvi Performs In the Mystical Land of Kaydara @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
According to Reuters, Kristjan Järvi has “earned a reputation as one of the canniest, and most innovative, programmers on the classical scene,” and, the Shanghai Symphony Hall are pleased to announce that will be he will be performing his best work at 8pm on Sunday 19th February. It will be an absolute treat. Tickets start at ¥80.
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号
SEX TALK: Sexual Awakening in China @ Huangpu Theater
Head down to Dream Weaver’s and Women in Leadership’s League’s production about Sex Talk. They aim to raise awareness of sex education in China, and the play will also include professionals, including doctors and consultants on and off site in order to provide support. So, head down and learn how to play hard and play safe.
📍 780 East Beijing Road // 北京东路780
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