Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Friday after work @ Xuan Bar
Unwind with your friends with live music at Andaz, Xintiandi Shanghai’s Xuan Bar along with buy-one-get-one-free on selected wines and cocktails, 50% off on bar snacks and there’s also a surprise lucky draw for all guests!
🕒 6pm – 9pm
📞 2310 1705
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
I Tappeti Volanti @ The Pearl
Known for their musical creativity of mixing influences from pop and rock bands of the 60s such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones with Italian pop music, the band sensation I Tappeti Volanti lands at The Pearl for a concert. Book your tickets now to watch the only Italian band in China perform below.
🕒 Happy hour 5 – 7pm; show starts 9pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥100
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Auto Shanghai 2017 @ National Exhibition and Convention Center
With the theme of “Committed to Better Life,” Auto Shanghai 2017 is the biggest car show in the world and showcases the most cutting-edge technology and products of automobile industry, focusing on the infinite possibility of human life resulted from new technologies, trends and products, reflecting the latest development trend of automobile electrification, intelligentization and networking.
🕒 Apr 21-28, 2017
📍 333 Songze Da Dao | 崧泽大道333号
SHFT. pres. Flair Rooftop Takeover @ Flair
The SHFT gang lands at one of the best rooftops in town, Flair. DJ Cavia and Lacychu will be spinning with trap music all night. Entry is ¥150 and includes a glass of champagne.
📍 Ritz-Carlton Pudong, 58/F, 8 Century Avenue | 世纪大道8号, 上海浦东丽思卡尔顿酒店58楼
Spring Ball @ LUCCA 390
The venue for LGBT parties, Lucca 390, organises another exciting Spring Ball party. Bringing you the best dress up party in town, tickets are ¥80 which includes a drink. There’ll also be a secret guest DJ.
💰 Free entry before 9pm; ¥80
📍 390 Panyu Road | 番禺路390号
Weekend brunch & market @ Andaz, Xintaindi Shanghai
Eggs Benedict, ham, English muffin
With the weather getting warmer, it’s the perfect time to treat yourself and your loved ones to a day out and enjoy an elegant brunch in the heart of Shanghai. Xuan Bar at Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai just launched their new weekend brunch “Brunch and Bubbles” and their new weekend market at Andaz Plaza with beautiful accessories and tasty delicacies.
🕒 Brunch 11.30am – 3pm; market 11.30am – 7pm
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
Storytelling by the Chinese Elderly @ naked Hub Xintiandi
Beyond the Bund presents Story Telling by The Chinese Elderly, where the stories include tales of discovery, joy, forbidden love and hardship. With an aim to socially integrate foreigners, empower the local elderly and encourage young Chinese youths into a position of leadership, talented students around Shanghai are chosen to act as the bridge of communication between different cultures and generations. The same stories will be told on both April 23 and 25. You’ll be able to munch on complimentary Indonesian snacks from Bumbu and enjoy a free beer.
🕒 April 23 (Sat) & 25 (Tue) 7pm
💰 Early bird ¥100; at the door ¥150
📍 3F, Bldg 5, 123 Xinye Road | 兴业路123弄5号楼3楼
3rd Annual Pride’s Got Talent @ The Pearl
ShanghaiPRIDE presents the 3rd annual “Pride’s Got Talent”. Head down 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! Pre-sale tickets are ¥100 pre-sale and ¥150 at the door.
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; at the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Earth Day @ NYU Shanghai
Celebrate Earth Day with NYU Shanghai with an eco-market, art exhibit, workshops, panels covering topics on eco-friendly entrepreneurship, representatives with NGOs and international agencies.
📍 1555 Century Avenue | 世纪大道1555号
Vinyl Record Market @ Uptown Record Store
Celebrate independent vinyl culture and music at Uptown Record Store’s basement. Collectors are welcome to sell and trade for free. There’ll be live music and workshops, and with over 10,000+ records for sale, along with lots of new arrivals.
🕒 2pm – 8pm
📍 115 Pingwu Road | 平武路115号
Toyo Ito: On The Stream @ Power Station of Art
The Power Station of Art (PSA) is launching the first global retrospective for another highly-acclaimed Japanese architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize – Toyo Ito: On the Stream. By studying individual cases of Japan’s contemporary architects, PSA seeks to reflect on the relations between China’s architecture, society and humanity, and provide proactive exchanges and solutions.
🕒 Until Jun 23
📍 200 Huayuangang Road | 花园港路200号
Feria de Abril daytime party @ Elefante
Spanish restaurant Elefante celebrates Feria de Abril (the biggest Spring fair in Spain) with a daytime party from 12pm to 12am! There’ll be live music, delicious food, drinks, dancing, raffles. Tickets include 10 coupons for food and drinks.
💰 Presale ¥280; at the door ¥380
📍 20 Donghu Road | 东湖路20号
Green Initiatives clothes swapping @ Creator Space
The Clothes Swapping Party is an extension of the conscious fashion movement, 13-in-31, that aims to offer a place for online challengers to meet and learn more about the concept of sustainable fashion through exchange of clothing items. The event also features a short workshop with a stylist and designer who will share tips towards mixing-n-matching clothes, while also providing the attendees with DIY up-cycling ideas. To participate you must register here.
🕒 10am – 1.30pm
📍 888 Huashan Road | 华山路888号
3D Snow White @ Shanghai Grand Theater
Shanghai Grand Theater hosts a 3-D musical adaptation of Snow White with animation and special effects. This stage production of the classical fairytale is mostly in Chinese and features new songs composed by Lin Li.
📍 300 People Avenue | 人民大道300号
Mark Livshits Piano Concert @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Head down to the Shanghai Oriental Art Center where you can hear the renowned Mark Livshits’ pieces from Chopin’s 3rd sonata.
📍 425, Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
Group exhibit: SOW @ ShanghArt M50
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.
🕒 4.30pm – 7pm; Until April 30 (closed Mon & Tue)
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
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