Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Tech Day @ INNOSPACE
Autodesk Technology Exchange hosts a meeting at INNOSPACE in order to discuss BIM’s growing importance in the technology industry.
🕒 2pm – 4.30pm
📍 270 Songhu Road | 淞沪路270号
World Whisky Day
100 participating bars across China offers over 1,000 different whisky cocktails prepared by some of the best bartenders in the country to celebrate World Whisky Day. Read more here to check out which bars are participating and join in on the fun!
🕒 Until May 21
💰 Varied whisky promotions depending on which bar
📍 Participating bars in China
Half-priced ribs @ Kakadu
Every Monday, Kakadu offers half priced barbecued pork ribs, steeped in spicy Bundaberg rum and Coke sauce, served with chips, mashed potatoes and many others options (must buy a drink).
📍 8 Middle Jianguo Road | 建国中路8号
Movie Night: Fight Club @ The Pearl
A discontented office worker and a soap maker form an underground fight club in order to search for meaning in their lives. Featuring Brad Pitt and Helena Carter, this flick has become a cult classic.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Modernising China @ European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
At this event, China’s place in the shifting economic balance of the world is examined. Remarks are presented by Dr. Alfred Schipke, the Senior Resident Representative for China at the IMF.
🕒 9pm -10.20pm
💰 ¥200 – ¥400
📍 Unit 2204, Shui On Plaza, 333 Huai Hai Middle Road | 333 淮海中路，瑞安广场 2204
What One Belt, One Road Means for You @ U-Cube
China has recently announced the belt and road initiative, which is a revival of the Silk Road once traveled by Marco Polo and Zheng He. How does this affect you? Head to U-Cube to find out.
🕒 6.30pm – 9.30pm
💰 ¥100 – ¥125
📍 841 Middle Yan’an Road | 延安中路 841号
Craft Beer China 2017 @ Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Craft Beer China is back for its second year since moving to Shanghai. Attend their conference or visit the parallel exhibit, in which almost 150 brewers will present unique products and technologies. Don’s miss this chance to meet professionals and learn about the craft beer market.
🕒 Until May 19, 9am – 7pm
📍 1099 Guozhan Road | 国展路1099号
Grotesque @ Mao Space
Qin Fengling is a rarely-known artist in Chinese contemporary art. An expert in utilizing acrylic, she squeezes colors to the canvas directly, then skilfully moulds them into various kinds of stereoscopic figures. Don’t miss the last day of her ‘Grotesque’ exhibit!
📍 61 Anyi Road | 安义路61号
Nathan Fake @ DADA
Catch British DJ Nathan Fake at Dada bar for a show that will keep you on your toes. Fake teamed up with visionary independent label Ninja Tune to release his latest EP Providence earlier this year.
🕒 10pm – late
📍 115 Xingfu Road | 幸福路115号
International Tea Expo @ Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center
Explore the 2017 International Tea Expo this weekend, a platform for showcasing high-quality tea and coffee from over 50 countries. Products featured include raw tea, herbal tea, tea sets, and tea furniture.
🕒 Until May 21, 9.30am – 4.30pm
📍 1099 Guozhan Road | 国展路1099号
Oyster Happy Hour @ Xuan Bar
Drop by Xuan Bar in the heart of Xintiandi for oyster happy hour where you’ll buy half a dozen and get half a dozen free! ¥198 for a dozen of La Boudeuse N4 and ¥398 for La Royale N3.
🕒 5 – 9pm
💰 ¥198 La Boudeuse N4; ¥398 La Royale N3
📍88 Songshan Road | 88 嵩山路
CFO Lunch @ Kee Club
At this lunch, CFO’s are invited to engage with other bright minds to discuss the tight capital market and other issues that concern their market. The discussion abides by the Chatham House rule, so participants may use information received but may not identify their affiliation.
🕒 12pm – 2pm
📍 796 Middle Huaihai Road | 上海市淮海中路796号
Rabit @ Elevator
Head over to Genome to watch Rabit, the Houston-born producer share his vibrant and dynamic stylings.
📍 4/F, 218 Xinle Road | 新乐路218号4楼
Years and Years @ Bandai Namco Dream Hall
Hit the dance floor Friday to the beats of this British dance-pop trio. Topping the UK Albums Chart as soon as they debuted in 2015, Years and Years has not let up since, dropping world-wide hits like “King” and “Meteorite”. Make sure to catch them for their first time ever in Shanghai.
🕒 May 19, 9pm-late
📍 179 Yichang Road |宜昌路179号
Liu Bolin: Hacker Art @ Magda Danysz Gallery
Catch the last day of the ‘Hacker Art’ exhibit as Liu Bolin unveils his sculptures made from technological materials recovered on mobile phones and computers. Chip cards, screens, and processors create sculptures in anthropomorphic shapes that aim to make us reflect on the place of man in this society led by new technologies.
🕒 Last day, 11am – 6pm
📍 88 Linqing Road | 临青路188号
Niladri Kumar @ Chati Music Festival
World renowned sitar player Niladri Kumar will be in Shangai, accompanied by Jin Shan Shan, as they perform at the Chati Music Festival.
🕒 4pm – 6pm
📍1376 West Nanjing Road | 静安区南京西路1376号
Puzzle @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
In this dance event by Dansema Dance Theaters, children’s perception will be explored as the dancers act as children, running, and bounding and forming objects such as fruits and vegetables.
🕒 10.30 am, 3.30pm, 5pm
📍800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Clean Bandit @ Bandai Namco Shanghai Base Dream Hall
Drop by MTA Shanghai to get blown away by this electronic quartet from the UK. Featuring elements of both classical and dance music, they won their first Grammy in 2015 for Best Dance Recording with “Rather Be”. Don’t miss your chance to see them live this Sunday!
🕒 9pm – late
💰 ¥360; ¥280 presale
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179号
Infiniti Spartan Race @ Sunland Green
The Reebok Spartan Race is innovating obstacle course races on a global scale. Join them Sunday for the Shanghai Sprint China, a 3-5 mile race packed with more than 20 Signature Spartan Obstacles.
🕒 May 21, 9am-3pm
📍 628 Qifan Road |启帆路628号
US Company Views on the Current China Market @ M on the Bund
Entering the second quarter of 2017, your company might be looking at how to adjust its strategy to China’s changing market. Join Owen Haacke, chief representative of the US-China Business Council Shanghai office, for another installation of M Talks China, in which he will discuss the outlook of US companies in China.
🕒 May 21, 4pm-6pm
📍 20 Guangdong Road | 广东路20号
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