Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
You Paint We Pour @ Roxie
Looking to let your creative juices while blowing off some steam? Stop by Roxie, where you’re invited to draw or paint while enjoying drinks with a great crowd.
📍 2/F, 359 Kangding Road | 康定路359号2楼
Jam Session @ Chair Club
If you love music and a great social scene, stop by Chair Club, where Denise and Friends will be hosting a jam session. Free beer for anyone who gets on stage, and free shots at midnight!
📍Bldg 12, 555 Haifang Road | 海防路555号12号楼
Movie Night: The Shining @ The Pearl
Hold on to your seat, because the shining, one of the greatest horror films of all time is coming to the Pearl. Stop by and see Stanley Kubrick’s award-winning American classic.
📍471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Intersection of Time @ Shanghai Circus World
Witness the intersection of acrobatics, art, and modern technology in this rare phenomenon meant to dazzle the masses. Hold onto your seats, because you’re in for a bit of a wild ride.
📍 2266 Gonghe Xin Road | 共和新路2266号
Wine tasting night @ naked Hub
Welcome to the long awaited 4th battle of the Fight Night wine tastings where you’ll be tasting 4 rounds of 8 different wines, and you vote which wines you think are best, how exciting? Two countries will be fighting this time: Australia versus USA. Each round includes a wine from Australia and a wine from the USA and you’ll vote for which wines you like best. The wines with the most votes wins will be crowned the champion!
💰 Single ¥170; group of five ¥750
📍 3F, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1237号3楼
Laugh for Kenya @ MIXPACE
Kay Wararuk believes that laughter is the best medicine. In combination with Yoga, she partakes in a special form of healing meant to open the mind, soul, and body. On Wednesday, she’ll be bringing her practice to China, in an effort to raise money for orphaned children in Kenya.
📍 No.23, Lane 833, Zhizhaoju Road | 制造局路833弄23号
Unconfined @ Aura Gallery
Aura is launching a group exhibition called Unconfined, which will feature five artists. This rich art exhibition will display a unique combination of style, allowing for a dazzling contrast.
📍 171 Jiaozhou Road | 胶州路171号
Comedy Hypnosis Show @ The Pearl
Ready to witness the incredible combination of comedy and hypnosis? Voted as one of the most creative and original funny Shows in Shanghai, audience volunteers will be invited to participate to be hypnotized into a natural trance state, where the real fun begins!
📍 471 Zhapu Road |乍浦路 471弄
”Extravagant Imagination, The Wonder of Idleness” opening @ MadeIn Gallery
Catch the last day of “Extravagant Imagination, the Wonder of Idleness”. Selected works by 7 emerging contemporary artists with distinct practice will be displayed, reflecting a multifaceted and thriving contemporary art scene. “Extravagant Imagination, the Wonder of Idleness” is curated by Lu Mingjun, and includes works by the artists Li Weiyi, Shen Xin, Shi Jiayun, Wang Rui, WANG NEWONE, Zhang Jiaxing, and Tant Zhong.
🕒 11am-6pm Last day
📍 4/F, Building 7, 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号7栋4楼
If you throw enough mud at the wall, none of it will stick @ A+ Contemporary
A rare and uniquely simplistic solo art project, presented at A + Contemporary.
📍 Rm 106, Bldg 7, 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号7号楼106室
I Tappeti Volanti @ The Pearl
I Tappeti Volanti, the only Italian band in China will take the stage at the Pearl. Drawing from influences such as The rolling Stones, The Genesis and The Beegees, this group has shown the world what Italian music has to offer in fantastic fashion. There will be a 7pm happy hour before the show.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
The King of Hani @ Shanghai International Dance Center
The King of the Hani is an epic dance musical that tells the riveting story of the ethnic minority, the Hani people. The show has won awards globally, and will surely offer worthwhile entertainment.
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路1650号
The American Boychoir @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
The American Boychoir is a group that has entranced crowds all over the world. They’ll be coming to Shanghai, and bringing with them a unique and spirited sound. These boys have been invited to sing for every sitting US president, so hearing them will be a rare opportunity.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
3rd Annual Pride’s Got Talent @ The Pearl
ShanghaiPRIDE presents the 3rd annuel “Pride’s Got Talent”. Come out to see the best singers, dancers, artists, poets, and everything else that Shanghai has to offer. The judge panel will consist of local celebrities, and professional guest performers. Dress to impress!
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Owen Pallett @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Owen Pallett’s music consists of everything from classical to indie influences,
but his silky smooth tenor has a magical way of bringing it all together. Be sure to check out this Canadian musical mastermind at the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall.
📍 1380 Fuxing Zhong Road | 复兴中路1380号
Ovidiu Marinescu Cello Concert @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Head down to the Shanghai Oriental Art Center, where you can hear the famous Romanian musician Ovidiu Marinescu, play pieces ranging from Bach to Cassado. Ticket prices start from ¥180 (book online using the link) and the event starts at 7.45pm.
📍425, Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
SOW exhibit @ ShanghArt
Liu Yi, Xiao Longhua, Zheng Wenxin and Jin Yanan make up SOW. Drop by the Shanghai art gallery to see their masterful collection come together.
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
Mark Livshits Piano Concert @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Chopin’s 3rd Sonata is heralded in the music world is one of the most sophisticated piano compositions, relying on a complex and riveting structure. Watch Mark Livshits perform it this Sunday at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.
📍 425, Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
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