Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Dragon Boat brunch @ The Living Room by Octave
The holistic wellbeing centre The Living Room by Octave has prepared a special Dragon Bat brunch at their organic restaurant Thought for Food where you can enjoy a two-course set for ¥208 per head or 4 courses for ¥308 per person. You’ll also have unlimited access to their seasonal salad bar!
💰 Brunch 2 courses ¥208 pp | 4 courses ¥308 pp
📍 57 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Christopher Nissen @ Bandai Namco Shanghai Base
Danish Spotify pop sensation Christopher Nissen performs at Bandai Namco Shanghai Base for his Shanghai debut. Signed by EMI Denmark, Nissen has released three albums since 2012 and the latest one ‘Closer’ in 2016. Don’t miss out on his hit singles “Against the Odds, “Nothing in Common”, “Told You So”, “CPH Girls” and “I Won’t Let You Down”.
🕒 8pm – late
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179号
Campfire @ MIXPLACE
Discover immersive dance theatre in Beyond the Bund’s latest offering, Campfire, performed by Sleep No More Shanghai. Campfire is about a group of refugees in a city of scarce resources, who, faced with the challenge of survival, have the resilience of their humanity and empathy put to the test. Get your pre-sale tickets down below.
🕒 Monday & Tuesday 8pm
💰 ¥150 – ¥200
📍 1213 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1213弄
INTRO Festival @ Bandai Namco Shanghai Base
INTRO festival is back in Shanghai for two nights with another epic lineup of bass and techno musicians. From its groundbreaking debut in Beijing since 2009, this year’s headliners include UVB, Zadig, Virginia, DJ Paypal and MikeQ. Featuring two main stages – techno and bass, it’s going to be off the hook ongoing from 6pm to 7am in the morning!
🕒 6pm – 7am
💰 At the door ¥380
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179号
Storytelling picnic @ Long Museum West Bund
Business leaders have used storytelling as a tool for influence. In Picnic Storytelling, you’ll understand the recipe of what makes a good story and what it matters. There will be group story sessions where everyone contributes to the story and more engaging activities headed by TEDx coach Larry Schuster. To amplify the picnic storytelling experience, Bites&Cheers
will provide their stylish picnic sets for sharing and Porcellino with their delicious italian food.
🕒 5pm – 8pm
📍 3398 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道3398号
Tuesgay Open Mic @ Lucca
LQ and Open Doors invites members of the LGBTQ community to express themselves through poetry, dance, song, or comedy. Entry is free, and, if you buy a drink, you can eat from a free buffet, too!
📍 390 Panyu Road | 番禺路390号
Burger and Beer Night @ POP Bar
Enjoy the Bund’s gorgeous night-scape while getting a deal on POP Bar’s burger and beer. Available every Tuesday, does not include 10% service charge.
📍 17 Guangdong Road | 广东路17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
Chinese Dumpling Making @ Community Centre Minhang
Perfect as a snack or a healthy meal, dumplings are a classic Chinese dish.
Attend this class to learn how to make them with all sorts of different fillings.
🕒 10am – 12.30pm
📍 360 Xing Le Road | 幸乐路360号
Fresh Start Rotaract Club Open Meeting @ Bumbu
Fresh Start is a Rotaract Club and part of the worldwide Rotary family. This meeting will give members and potential members a better understanding of who they are and what they do. They will have a guest speaker from Goma Greens and will provide a delicious dinner.
📍 555 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路555号
Movie Night @ Roxie
Watch as Helena Bonham Carter, Carrie Mulligan, and Meryl Streep reenact the struggles of the footsoldiers of the early feminist movement in the award-winning film “Suffragette” at Roxie’s movie night.
📍 359 Kangding Road | 康定路359号
Hand in Hand International Children’s Music Festival @ MAO Livehouse
Shanghai-based singer songwriter and author Liu Jian and his wife, American writer Rebecca Kanthor, have brought China its first international children’s music festival. Latin Grammy-award-winning Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band, and Dutch rock band Hippe Gasten will be touring twenty cities with the festival in June, October and December.
💰 ¥180 – ¥280
📍 308 South Chongqing Road | 重庆南路308号
Gardi Hutter @ Majestic Theatre
Gardi Hutter has performed in 32 countires around the world, worldlessly creating new, absurd universes full of tragi-comic parables. Catch her playing Clown Hanna at on of Shanghai’s oldest and most ornate theaters.
🕒 Until June 4, 2pm
💰 ¥180 – ¥380
📍 66 Jiangning Road | 江宁路66号
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
Champagne Festival @ The Peninsula Shanghai
Bask in the lap of luxury at this series of events hosted by the Peninsula Shanghai in collaboration with leading Champagne brands. Flagship events of the Grande Affaire de Champagne include an Oyster Champagne Brunch, a Champagne Master Class, and a Garden Party, among others.
🕒 Until June 4
💰 ¥50 – ¥2888
📍 32 One East Zhongshan Road | 中山东一路32号
God of Carnage @ Shanghai Slims
Discover the dark, voyeuristic pleasure of Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage.”
This time, DreamWeaver Productions is partnering with Shanghai Slims in the beautiful, historic Sinan Mansions to offer the audience a deal on the show’s ticket and a three course dinner, in addition to having a full bar.
🕒 Until June 4, 7pm – 10pm
💰 ¥250 – ¥500
📍 523 West Fuxing Road | 复兴西路523号
Ferry Corsten @ MYST
Catch one of the world’s best DJs at MYST on a leg of his “Blueprint” album tour.
📍 1123 Middle Yan’an Road | 延安中路1123号
Toga Party @ Zapata’s
Grab your bedsheets and head over to Zapata’s for a crazy fun night. Anyone in a toga gets a free drink and, if you don’t have anything passable, they’ll provide a costume at the venue. The best toga will also receive a cash prize.
📍 11 Dongping Road | 东平路11号
Vicetone @ Fusion
Drop by Fusion to see Dutch duo Vicetone bring some progressive and vocal tunes. Voted into the top 100 DJs by DJ Magazine, they’ve produced hits like “Ensemble” and “Lowdown”.
📍 123 Xingye Road | 兴业路123号
Right Now Right Here @ Shanghai
Make a Change! Right Now, Right Here! Brings people who want to make change and have an entrepreneurial spirit together to craft plans and make dreams come true. Learn how to conquer your social environment surrounded by those with similar interests.
🕒 Until June 24, 8am – 5pm
💰 ¥500 – ¥1000
A Tale of Two Cities @ Xin Cafe
NYU Shanghai graduate student, Roman Chen, will showcase his research project on LGBTQ student groups in Taipei and Shanghai in this outreach screening hosted by SHQFF. It will be followed by an open discussion with professors and guest speakers. This event will be bilingual.
📍 462 Changle Road | 长乐路462号
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