Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Men in Tutus @ Majestic Theatre
This ballet features incredible choreography, tutus, and… male only performers? Check out what this could all be about!
📍 66 Jiangning Road | 江宁路66号
Philadelphia Orchestra Concert @ Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
In 1973, The Philidelphia Orchestra was the first American group to visit the country. Watch them take make the stage in miraculous fashion, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, featuring pieces by Beethoven and Stravinsky.
🕒 7.30pm -9.30pm
💰 ¥80 – ¥1,880
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 浦东丁香路425号
Tarra Conner Jones @ Heyday
Enjoy a varied repertoire of jazz and soul classics interpreted by Florida native, Tarra Conner Jones. Held in retro cocktail lounge and live music bar, Heyday, Tarra’s show is sure to bring you to your feet.
🕒 9.30pm – late
📍 50 Taian Road | 泰安路50号
Anna Karenina @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Anna Karenina is a literary classic, which is why it has been adapted into film, television, and theatre thousands of times. Yet, the Anželika Cholina Dance Theatre seeks to present the story in a way it never has been before, adding their own spins through dancing, acting, scenery and lights. Sit back and enjoy as 18th century Russia comes alive before you.
💰 ¥280 – ¥880
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
Specialty Coffee Workshop @ DoBe WE”
Love a good cup of coffee? Join Ms. Seven, the founder of Seven Space and a certified barista by the Specialty Coffee Association, in learning about different kinds of coffee, including Guatemala Lamonar Winey, Indonesia Sumatra Mandenling G1, and award-winning Panama La Esmeralda.
🕒 6pm – 8pm
📍 501 Jiujiang Road | 九江路501号
Crankdat @ Arkham
If you’re itching to hit the dance floor, head over to Arkham tonight. SHFT is back with another huge event headlined by American producer Crankdat.
🕒 10pm – late
💰 ¥140 – ¥220
📍 168 Julu Road | 巨鹿路168号
China’s Social Enterprise Landscape @ naked Hub
Fresh Start Rotary Club has invited the vice-president of the Non-Profit Incubator, which supports the early stages of social enterprises, Ding Li to speak about China’s emerging social enterprise landscape. Entrance fee includes breakfast.
🕒 7.45am – 9am
📍 89 Taixing Road | 泰兴路89号
Lost in Vegas: Casino Night @ The Pearl
If you love classy performances, card games, and prizes then this is your night. The Pearl is hosting a casino night featuring all of the above! Tickets come with one free drink. Games include Black Jack, Texas Hold’ em and Roulette.
💰 ¥100 – ¥200
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
MADNESS 2 year anniversary @ naked Hub
Get ready to learn and be inspired by innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders at MADNESS’ 2 year anniversary celebration! Prepare to be mind-blown by industry superstars such as Alibaba Group’s vice president,CEO at social video platform Kinetic ONE and Founder of the Art project Reg’Art. Expect Q&As, lots of lucky draw goodies to be won and a chance to mingle and meet like-minded people.
🕒 7pm – 11pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥119
📍 6/F Changshou Road 189 | 长寿路189号6楼
Canadian Buzz-Brass Quintet @ Himalayas Centre
Looking for some refreshing tunes to end your week? Be sure to check these fellas out. Buzz has won awards all over the world and has been recognized by some of the most respected voices in music. Their program includes pieces by Miles Davis, Gershwin, and Pachelbel.
💰 ¥80 – ¥380
📍 1108 Meihua Road | 梅花路1108号
Dragon Burn 4 @ Secret Location
Enjoy nature, art, music and much more at the fourth annual Dragon Burn festival. Held in a secret location, this year’s theme is Jungle Magic and will culminate in the burning of a wooden effigy.
🕒 (Until May 30)
Mohammed Magdi @ Kung Fu Komedy
This Saturday, Kung Fu Komedy brings you the winner of the 2017 Bangkok International Comedy Festival, Mohammed Magdi. Hosted by Andy Curtain
and featuring Byron Murphy, Kent Kedl, and Norah Yang, this show is sure to have you in stitches.
🕒 8.30pm – 10pm
💰 ¥50 – ¥70
📍 1 North Xiangyang Road | 襄阳北路1号
Last Day: Moments and More @ OCAT Shanghai Project Space
Featuring talented artists including Wu Juehui, Wu Junyong, Xu Qu, Xiao He, Yang Guangnan, Yang Jian, Yang Zhenzhong and many others, this gallery is a meditation on how we present ourselves offline, and how social media influences our expression.
📍 3-4/F, Zone A, 869,Yinghua Road | 樱花路869号A区3-4楼
Last day: Control Point @ Don Gallery
Control Point, Lu Song’s first solo project is an exploration of creative trajectory through painstakingly beautiful paintings, featuring masterful technique.
📍 Unit 26, 1331 Fuxing Middle Road | 复兴中路1331号26座
Last day: Choo choo mama @ Edouard Malingue Gallery
The beauty of Eric Baudart’s gallery solo project is that he takes ordinary and mundane tools such as a cluster of plastic or paper, and turns it into a magnificently profound piece. Do not miss this exhibition.
📍 West Bund Art Center, 2555 Longteng Avenue
Weekend Brunch & Market @ Andaz Xintaindi
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 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
Dope Fiends @ Dope Shifu
Drop by Dope Shifu for their monthly Dope Fiends Night. DJs Kougar and Kepler from Italy and South Africa will be presiding, and Havana Club will be sponsoring free shots of Piña Colada. Supplies are limited so get there early!
🕒 7pm – late
💰 ¥50 – ¥70
📍 317-8 Changping Road | 昌平路317-8号
Sign up for our daily updates below!
If you have an event that you don’t see listed here, please email [email protected]