Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Cabaret Show @ The Pearl
The Pearl transforms into a cabaret haven for those who love sass and class this Friday and Saturday. Head down to be dazzled by dancers in fishnets, garter belts, and corsets. There will be a happy hour from 5PM to 7PM, and free popcorn. Pre-sale tickets are ¥150 and are bookable via the QR code.
📍 1380 Fuxing Zhong Road // 复兴中路1380号
Welcome to Today @ The Foundry Lane
In this mixed media exhibition and action art demonstration Beyond the Bund & The Dirty Panda Society present you with ‘Welcome to Today’. An exhibition ongoing from April 14 – 16, 12pm-11pm that depicts elements aimed to ignite awareness of natural resources, consumer trends & societal array. A multi-faceted event with performance arts, a/v installations, debates, workshops gracing its 3 days. Each Each day will cover a specific key theme relevant to contemporary ideology: Societal Engagement, Discovering Cultural Identities and Environment Cues and Concerns. Get your tickets now at the QR code below!
🕒 April 14 – 16, 12pm-11pm
💰 1 day ¥150; 2 day ¥250; 3 day ¥350
📍 729 North Shaanxi Road // 陕西北路729号
Shanghai Fashion Weekend @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
Beginning on Friday, there will be a three-day event consisting of special talks, performances, interactive workshops, and pop-up fashion shows, showcasing some of the best fashion the city has to offer right now at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Tickets are ¥30, the event lasts from 10.30am to 7.30pm each day.
📍 1000 Yan’an Road // 延安中路1000号
Wicked @ Shanghai Culture Square
Donned the musical of our decade by The New York Times, Wicked has amazed theater-goers from Sydney’s Capitol Theatre to New York’s Broadway and London’s West End. Head down and watch Wicked at the Shanghai Culture Square at 7.15pm, tickets start from ¥80-¥880.
📍 597 Fuxing Zhong Road // 复兴中路597号
Jiaotong Market @ Zasag
After the successful launch of the Jiaotong Market end of March, the fresh new weekend market is back this Saturday April 15 from 11am to 7pm. With perfect 24 degree sunny weather awaiting you this Saturday, it’s prime time for you and your loved ones to enjoy some food, check out some crafty vendors and relax. Read more event details here.
🕒 11am – 7pm
📍 1731 Huashan Road // 华山路1731号
Café des Stagiaires’ grand opening
The brand new Café des Stagiaires is finally ready and you are invited to celebrate its grand opening this Saturday April 15th at the new place to be in Shanghai, Found 158. Everybody is welcome and there is no entry fee. Open from 2pm, special deals, DJ sets and many more surprises has been prepared for you. Mini pizzas for ¥40 a pop, 20 shots for ¥200 drink deals and more. Click here for more details.
🕒 2pm till after midnight
📍 Ju Lu Road 158 // 巨鹿路158号
Easter Afternoon Tea and cocktails @ The Ritz Bar & Lounge
Get into the Easter spirit with an exquisite Alice in Wonderland themed Afternoon Tea at The Ritz Bar & Lounge on April 15 & 16, 2pm – 6pm for ¥288 per person including a coffee or tea, bookable via the QR code below. Also experience the special concoction created by head mixologist Jackael He – combining Bourbon whiskey with a dash of fresh grapefruit juice and maple syrup, topped with osmanthus foam. Available both days from 5pm till late, for ¥88 per cocktail.
🕒 Afternoon tea 2pm-6pm; cocktails 5pm till late
💰 Afternoon tea ¥288; cocktails ¥88 per cocktail
📍 2F, 1376 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1376号, 2楼
The Cards Players opening @ Shanghai Gallery of Art
This Saturday, 18 artists from China and Europe displays their work at the Shanghai Gallery of Art. The collages will be based on two dimension form, and manipulation of space, light, shadows and visual fields. The gallery will include pieces from Hong Hao, Gao Lei, Tal R, and many others.
📍 3/F, The Bund No. 3 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road // 中山东一路, 外滩三号, 三楼
Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet @ Portman’s Restaurant
Treat your family to an indulgent Easter brunch at Portman’s Restaurant on April 16th Sunday with exciting activities including the traditional egg hunt for the little ones and parents can join in the fun to win the Mama and Papa Bunny title at the Salad Bar contest and a special live bunny appearance. Available for one day only from 11.30am-2.30pm for ¥568 per person, and throw in an additional ¥100 for unlimited champagne!
🕒 11.30am -2.30pm
💰 ¥568 per person
📍1F, 1376 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1376号 一楼
KAWS: ‘Where the End Starts’ @ YUZ Museum
Internationally known for his limited edition toys, clothing and artwork, KAWS (Brian Donnelly) runs his own exhibit ‘Where the End Starts’ at YUZ Museum until August 13. With paintings, sculptures, toys and drawings, it’s an exhibit not to be missed.
🕒 Until Aug 13
📍 35 Fenggu Road // 丰谷路35号
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