Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Moulin Rouge Soiree @ The Pearl
Immerse yourself in the extravagance of the Pearl’s Moulin Rouge Soirée featuring one of the most recognized performers in Shanghai, Nargis. Holding its grand opening this weekend, the show will be on every Wednesday after.
Catch the Pearl’s happy hour before heading into the theatre from 6pm to 8pm and remember to dress to impress!
💰 ¥150 – ¥180
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Tchami @ Fusion
Having collaborated extensively with record producers such as Skrillex and DJ Snake, Tchami teams up with DJ AndyG tonight at the nightclub to stage his debut show in Shanghai. He is ready to drop some futuristic house beats for EDM lovers around the city.
💰 ¥200 pre-sale
📍 123 Xingye Road | 兴业路123号
Zouibap @ Little Player Theatre
For the first time, the French theatre Pic & Colegram is in China to share an almost fable-like, philosophical tale through music woven by accordions, mbiras, flutes, guitars and more. It will fly children and their parents to a garden blossoming with dandelions where they can eavesdrop on an imaginary and thought-provoking conversation between a big tree and a small tree who enjoy different views because of their height difference. For ages 3 – 6.
💰 ¥200 for one, ¥300 for two, ¥400 for three
📍 100 Zunyi Road | 遵义路100号
Opening: Hu Weiqi: Entangled in Duality @ Art + Shanghai Gallery
Hu Weiqi creates dramatic landscapes in a tug-of-war between reality and abstraction, hopefulness and fear, red and blue. This turmoil is the artist’s response to China’s rapidly changing economic and social landscape and his representation of how it affects Chinese people. Drop by to see how Hu negotiates between opposite moods to create synthesis and striking works.
🕒 June 9 – July 30
📍 191 South Suzhou Road
Thought For BBQ @ Thought for Food
Thought for Food is excited to announce the start of its regular all-you-can-eat barbecue evenings from today onwards.The restaurant’s executive chief guarantees fresh, organic ingredients as well as balanced nutrition. You will have access to the salad bar, unlimited healthy BBQ and dessert for ¥208.
🕒 Every Friday & Saturday, 6pm-9.30pm
💰 ¥208 per person, ¥50 for one cocktail, mocktail, or detox juice
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Opening: Joan Cornellà Shanghai Solo Exhibition @ M50 Art Space
Joan Cornellà’s dark humor and grotesque themes have earned him a global following. Based in Barcelona, he is an illustrator and cartoonist, known for his wordless 6-panel comics. The artist will be present at the exhibition from time to time and will be signing copies of his new book. There will be limited edition illustrations, book, t-shirts, as well as other merchandise available for sale. Children under 16 must be accompanied by their parents.
🕒 June 10 – 25
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
Last Day: Julian Opie Solo Show @ Fosun Foundation
Iconic British artist Julian Opie arrives in Shanghai with pantings, tapestries,
sculptures, wall drawings, LED and LCD films. Seeking to represent everyday life in amusing new ways, Opie sources inspirations from objects as varied as road signage to Egyptian hieroglyphs.
🕒 Last Day
📍 600 East Two Zhongshan Road | 中山东二路600号
Queen’s Birthday Buffet Brunch @ Sasha’s
Did you know the Queen has two birthdays? Organized by the British Consulate General, now you can celebrate one of them with a delicious all-you-can-eat brunch at Sasha’s. There will also be a children’s corner with official Peppa Pig activities.
💰 ¥198, ¥298 for freeflow
📍 11 Dongping Road | 东平路11号
Ladyfest 2017 @ Chair Club
Celebrate all the talented lady artists at Ladyfest 2017. Bringing together genres like jazz, rock, soul, hip-hop, and spiritual music, the concert’s mission is to create a synergetic community that supports, celebrates, and empowers freedom of expression beyond constraints of culture, race, or gender identity.
🕒 8pm – 1am
💰 ¥80 – ¥100
📍 555 HaiFang Road | 海防路555号
Panda’s Home @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Children from around Shanghai are invited to the Panda’s Home – where little audiences are going to encounter a panda and then set off on their journey, told through story-telling and pictures of a magical world of growing bamboo forests and the change of the seasons. Traditional Chinese firecrackers and drums ignite children’s imagination, while weaving in traditional Chinese culture.
🕒 Last day
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Barcella @ Modern Sky Lab
French lyrical virtuoso Barcella is gracing the brand-new stage at Modern Sky Lab tonight, presenting a mix of poetry, hip hop and contemporary guitar pop. His songs are powerfully evocative, witty and playful, honed over 9 years of performance, confident in its language mastery and irresistible imagination. Shanghai-based guest singer Hama is also going to show off her collaboration with College tonight.
🕒 8pm – late
💰 ¥80 pre-sale, ¥100 at the door
📍 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号
Isabelle Huppert Reads Marguerite Duras @ Shanghai Culture Square
One of the most enduring and admired actresses in French cinema, Isabella Huppert is coming to Shanghai Culture Square and performing a reading of the seminal text “L’Amant” by Marguerite Duras for us. Two sensational French women of different time and space; yet they “encounter” each other on stage in a special way and revive the unique charm of classic French culture for one night only in Shanghai.
🕒 7.30pm – 8.40pm
💰 ¥99 – ¥1280
📍 225 South Shaanxi Road | 陕西南路225号
Mindfulness Picnic @ Longteng Avenue
It is finally mid-June, which means the sun, hydrangeas, and sunglasses are out, and you should be too! Today, head facilitator at Shanghai Mindfulness, Brandon Mehrgut, is leading a 15-minute mindfulness practice at Longteng Avenue where you can spend the whole morning in a relaxing, casual & fun outdoor environment. This is not only an excellent opportunity for you to de-stress and recharge at weekend, but also allows you to meet likeminded people and make new friends in your community!
🕒 10am – 12pm
📍 3398 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道3398号
Healing Arts Festival @ United Valley
Learn to bring healing and well-being into your life at Shanghai’s Healing Art Festival. Here you can meet body workers, energy healers, qi arts masters, and mind-body specialists, as well as enjoy live performances, creative workshops, and healthy food and drink.
🕒 10am – 5pm
📍 462 Changle Road | 长乐路462号
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