Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Burlesque & cabaret show @ The Pearl
For two nights only, experience a titillating journey through time and space with a diverse cast of dancers, aerial artists, circus performers, and drag divas from the past and future, featuring Qi-POW! Regulars and Guests, Shanghai Comedy Club’s Evan Eames and House of TBD at The Pearl from 9pm. Pre-sale tickets are ¥180 and ¥220 at the door.
🕒 9pm (Happy hour 5pm-7pm)
💰 Pre-sale ¥180; ¥220 at the door
📍 The Pearl 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Push & Pull Label Launch Party @ DADA
Push and Pull launches four tracks such as the track ‘Me Or The Other Guy’ from Xiamen’s Knopha ond remixes from Hyph11E, Dirty K and Naaah. DJs Knopha, Hyph11E, Dirty K, Zean and Naaah will be spinning throughout the night from 10pm. There is no entry fee.
📍 115 Xingfu Road // 幸福路115号
Chocolate Expo @ Shanghai World Expo Center
For the chocolate lover, this is the perfect event. Chocex is hosting this the first chocolate expo in China for people to enjoy chocolate. There will be exhibitions about a variety of chocolate, chocolate snacks, chocolate manufacturing, and more.
🕒 9.30am – 5pm, Mar 22-24
📍 1099 Guozhan Road // 国展路1099号
Smash opening night @ Smash
It’s the opening night of Smash, a Dingxi Lu bar from China Social Club boys PCJ and Frau. They sell it as ‘a place to hang in the afternoon with a coffee, beer or a wine paired with great playlists and turning into more of a bar and club vibe later on’. They promise quality club bookings from local crews and internationals too. Opening night has music from Lindberg and Tobias Patrick and a few more guest appearances. Have a drink, dance and flick through some vinyl in the record store. Plus they’re giving away the first keg of beer for free.
📍 685 Dingxi Road // 定西路685号
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
A remarkable artist with boundless enthusiasm for music-making of all kinds, John Morris Russell is a modern conductor who engages and enthralls audiences with the full breadth of the orchestral experience. Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops since 2011, Get ready for Russell’s diverse programming and electric stage presence at the Shanghai Oriental Art Centre at 7.30pm, tickets are from ¥80 to ¥1080.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road // 丁香路425号
Internations @ M Glam
Join Internations at M Glam for a chic and funky night on the Bund. Amazing view, great drinks, cool crowd and DJ Charp from 7pm and ¥135 per person.
📍 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号
Startup Weekend Auto @ Vanke Centre
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. It’s ￥300 per person.
📍 Lane 988 Shenchang Road, T5 B2 layer // 申昌路988弄万科中心T5B2
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