Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Julian Opie @ Fosun Foundation Art Center
For the first time ever, British contemporary artist Julian Opie is in Shanghai presenting his graphic work, which has gained notoriety around the world.
🕒 10am – 6pm
📍 600 Zhongshan Dong’er Road | 中山东二路600号
Happy hour @ Andaz, Xintiandi Shanghai
Xuan Bar’s happy hour is offered between 5pm – 9pm where you can enjoy buy-one-get-one-free deals on selected cocktails and wines. There’s also live music performance from 6.30pm – 8.15pm. If you’re feeling peckish, there’s a special canapé set starting from just ¥58.
📍 88 Songshan Road | 88 嵩山路
Movie Night: Monty Python and the Holy Grail @ The Pearl
Catch The Pearl’s weekly movie night, this week airing the classic British slapstick flick ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, this classic follows King Arthur and his knights as they embark on a humorous search for the Grail.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Europe Day @ Grand Kempinski Hotel
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China invites you to their Europe Day Reception, at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, a celebration to foster unity among Europeans. Feel free to get your tickets at the door.
🕒 7.30pm – 9pm
💰 European chamber member ¥150; non members ¥300
📍 1288 Lujiazui Ring Road | 陆家嘴环路1288号
All-you-can-eat schnitzels @ Zeitgeist
The new Bavarian restaurant at Tonglefang runs an incredible all-you-can-eat schnitzel night on Tuesdays. For just ¥88 from 6pm – 11pm, you’ll get to enjoy unlimited schnitzel. Go nuts!
🕒 6pm – 11pm
📍 537 Haifang Road | 海防路 537号
Improve productivity @ naked Hub
Are you looking to improve your mental clarity and focus, and decrease your levels of stress? If so, this event may be for you. Cyril Jegu, a leader in the field of self-efficiency and productivity gives a talk advising folks on how to reach greater productivity in their work and daily lives.
🕒 6.30pm – 8pm
📍 3/F, No 5, Lane 123 Xing Ye Road | 复兴中路1237号3楼
Experimental Burlesque and Cabaret Show @ The Pearl
This fun filled night brought to you by the masterminds behind Qi-POW features comedy, drag, song and dance. Sexiness and edginess is on full display. There will be a happy hour from 5pm to 7pm.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Fuckup Nights @ Creative Warehouse
As fellow entrepreneurs and soon-to-be fuckupreneurs, the organisers deeply believe in communicating failure as a positive step on the road to success. Hence, the birth of the ‘Fuckup Nights’ monthly gathering launched since March 2017, where entrepreneurs are gathered together to discuss the ups and downs of entrepreneurship..
🕒 8pm – 11pm
📍 Rm 306, No 195, Guangfu Road | 光复路195号创意仓库306室
Colorful Games @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Head down to the Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre to catch this incredibly interactive dance and circus performance for children under 3 years old! Birute Baneviciute and Giedre Subotinaite encourage children in this dazzling performance to explore the world on stage but also themselves.
💰 ¥180 – ¥480
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Shanghai International Beer Festival @ Okura Garden Hotel
Beer lovers, this is your chance to try some of the best brews in the world,
right here in Shanghai. Attendees are able to choose over 100 international beers, topped with yummy munchies and great music from 11am.
📍58 Maoming Nan Road | 茂名南路58号
Oliver Heldens @ M2
Oliver Heldens, the great Dutch DJ turns the tables at M2 this evening. Helden’s is ranked the number 12 DJ in the world by DJ Mag Top 100.
📍 Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Road | 香港广场, 淮海中路283号
Escher String Quartet @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty, one of the world’ top young quartets Escher String Quartet performs at Shanghai Concert Hall.
📍 523 East Yan’an Road | 延安西路 523号
Disco Fever Tribute Concert @ The Pearl
We hope you’re ready to relive the golden age of funk music tonight! Funk ky Shu’s wit Nu Soles will be on stage playing hits from back in the day at The Pearl for Discover Fever night, including hits from Prince, Michael Jackson, Donna Summer, CHIC and more.
💰 ¥100 – ¥120
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Beer Yoga @ Bodhi Yoga Center
If you’ve never had a beer while trying yoga, then have you really lived? Head down to the Bodhi Yoga Center and try both in combination.
🕒 3pm – 5pm
📍 598 Jianhe Road | 剑河路598号
School of Rock @ The Market
In this hit American movie, a down on his luck teacher tries to change his own life as well as those of his students through music and humor. Dream Weaver and Dopamine Music School puts their own twist on this epic tale at The Market.
📍 280 Aomen Road | 澳门路280号
Arkham grand opening @ Found 158
After shutting their doors in November, underground club Arkham re-opens at the new hotspot Found 158 on Julu Road. Party starts at 10pm.
📍 B1/F, 158 Julu Road | 巨鹿路158号B1楼
Mini Festival @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Don’t miss the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center perform pieces by Beethoven, Dvorák, Brahms and many others. The group is performing for three days from May 12 to the 14.
📍 523 Yan’an Dong Road | 延安东路523号
Spring bazaar @ Lost Heaven
Time to enjoy outdoors and get out of your couch! Made in Shanghai has prepared a full program for you, bringing you the most talented local entrepreneurs of designs, food, beverages, lifestyle and fashion brands that will make your style, mind and mouth pop. The ¥10 entry also includes your a chance to win fab prizes!
🕒 11am – 7pm
💰 ¥10 for adults; free for kids
📍 758 Ju Lu Road | 巨鹿路 758号
The King’s Singers @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are one of the world’s most celebrated vocal groups. Grammy-winning band, The King’s Singers ensemble performs pieces from classical operas and more from 7.30pm.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
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