Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Sumi Jo’s Tribute to Maria Callas @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Sumi Jo performs at Shanghai Symphony Hall at 8pm. Praised for the remarkable agility, precision and warmth of her voice, she has established herself as one of the generation’s most sought-after sopranos. Tickets are ¥80-580.
📍1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号
Sergej Krylov @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Russian violionist Sergej Krylov performs at the Shanghai Concert Hall at 7.30pm with tickets selling from ¥80 to ¥480. He gained considerable publicity after getting the first award at Antonio Stradivari Competition in Cremona and the first award at the prestige Fritz Kreisler competition in Vienna.
📍523 East Yan’an Road // 延安东路523号
Saturday Night Fever screening @ The Pearl
For the 40th anniversary The Pearl is screening one of the best dance films of all time: Saturday Night Fever. It’s free entry and the screening starts at 8pm. Happy hour runs from 5pm-7pm.
🕒 8pm; happy hour 5pm-7pm
📍471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Vivienne Westwood’s exhibit @ chi K11 Art Space
Catch the last day o British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood’s cross-over exhibition between Chinese contemporary art and eco-friendly fashion at K11. 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. Tickets are ¥100 at the door.
🕒 Last day 10am – 8pm
💰¥100 at the door
📍B3, 300 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路300
Healthy Cooking by Sprout Lifestyle @ Pudong Center
Kimberly Ashton, wellness coach and healthy chef, hosts this unique and interactive nutrition cooking series that focuses on improving nutrition, digestion, and health. The series covers three delicious and functional food themes: Increasing Fiber and Eating Chinese Vegetables, Food Therapy (TCM seasonal foods & tonics), and Plant-based Nutrition & Proteins. The class runs from 1230pm to 230pm.
🕒 1230pm – 230pm
📍3F, 1146 Biyun Road, Tower A // 碧云路1146号A座3层
3D Printing: Complexity is free @ naked Hub
CEO of Sendinaden invites David Hartmann, to speak about 3D-printing, digital manufacturing and the link to healthcare. The event is free and starts at 9pm.
📍1F, 328 Hunan Road // 湖南路328号
International Women’s Day @ WeWork
Celebrate international Women’s Day at WeWork (Weihai branch) with speaker Andrea Liu, and varies panel of successful women who will share their stories about management, entrepreneurship, and work-life balance. Entry fee is 150 and the event starts at 6.30pm until 9.30pm.
📍696 Weihai Road // 威海路 696号
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
China Restaurant Week
A worldwide culinary event that focuses on fine dining at the best for less – Restaurant Week you’ll have the chance to dine at top restaurants for a discounted set-menu price. Starting from March 2nd to the 12th, almost 400 restaurants are hosting lunch (from ¥68) and dinners (from ¥108).
🕒 March 2 -12
💰Lunch from ¥68; dinners from ¥108
Lidan Liu @ naked Hub
If networking makes you a tad nervous – fear not. Startup grind hosts a event with a style of networking that takes out all of the hard work and allows you to meet lots of great people. Invited Speaker Lidan Liu is the CEO Of designaffairs China. Led by Holly Sharp (founder of Purple Thread), the event starts at 7.15pm and entry is ¥150.
📍5F, 89 Taixing Road // 泰兴路 89号 5楼
Leadership Perspective in Technology @ VDL Office
How do you look at leadership within tech companies? Bencham organises a ”Leadership Perspectives in Technology” which takes place at the VDL office in Suzhou. Speakers include representatives from TPC Leadership, Vanderalnade and EDL Enabling Technologies Group. The event starts at 4pm and this is a free event. There is a shuttle bus leaving from Marriott Hongqiao at 2.15pm.
🕒 4pm-7pm; (Shuttle bus leaving from Marriott Hotel Hongqiao at 2.15pm)
📍288 West Suhong Road, Suzhou Industrial Park // 苏虹西路 288号 苏州商业园
Paraglide and visit pandas in China
Have you paraglided over the East China Sea? What about exploring the chilled city of Chengdu and spending time with pandas? Have your chance to experience the real China this weekend with Travellers Society from just ¥1499 per person. Read more details on this link and book your spots now!
🕒 March 3-5 2017
Fantastic Man @ Elevator
House producer Fantastic Man spins at Elevator from 10pm. Made in Melbourne and currently based in Berlin, his music all has a psychedelic acidy tribal nature to it with past sets at Shelter and Lola. Entry is ¥70 and the show starts at 10pm.
📍218 Xinle Road // 新乐路 218号
Tempalay @ Yuyintang
Psychedelic indie-pop band Tempalay from Japan lands in Shanghai at Yuyintang. Pre-sale tickets are ¥120 and ¥150 at the door and the performance starts at 9.30pm.
💰Pre-sale ¥120; ¥150 at the door
📍凯旋路 851号 // 851 Kaixuan Road
Disco Ball @ The Pearl
Ready to show off your best Travolta dance moves on a Saturday Night Fever lighted dance floor? Get ready to break out your best platform boots as The Pearl transforms into a live 70s dance club. Pre-sale tickets are ¥150 and the party starts at 9pm.
💰 Presale ¥150
📍471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Hosted in the old factory courtyard of Jiashan Market from 11am-4pm in the heart of the Former French Concession, Jiashan Saturday Market showcases around 30 of Shanghai’s best artisan producers including Amelia’s, The British Kitchen, Jonas Emil Coffee, Monster steaks and many many more.
📍37, 259 West Jiashan Road // 嘉善路259弄37号
Pervert and Sodoma party @ M1NT
The Pervert Party returns to club M1NT and get ready for a night of mischiefs! Bring your whips, chains and leather suits for a wild night out. It’s ¥100 at the door and the party starts at 10pm.
📍24F, 318 Fuzhou Road // 福州路318号24楼
Charity Bike Race
More than just a cycling festival, the Charity Bike Race powered by the Women in Leadership League is held at different locations in the city at 1pm. Anyone who is supporting the development of women is free to join for just ¥80. You will also be able to win amazing prizes. Don’t forget to join the after party on March 8th 7pm naked Hub (Xikang branch).
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
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