Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Harvard Global Networking Night @ Noahs Yatch Club
Grow your Harvard network and reconnect with Shanghai classmates at Noahs Yacht Club tonight. The Fellows of the Harvard Alumni Association and the Harvard Club of Shanghai cordially invite you to attend Global Networking Night (GNN). Each year, there are more alumni join to strengthen their personal, professional, and intellectual bonds within the network. It’s time for you to reunite, and cherish all the joys and wonderful moment spent together.
🕒 7pm – 9pm
💰 ¥100 for regular members; ¥150 for associate members and guests
📍 3510 Binjiang Avenue | 滨江大道3510号
Shanghai Expatriate Association Annual General Meeting @ Regal International East Asia Hotel
Come and vote on the proposed slate of officers for the upcoming term and celebrate another successful year for SEA and its members with sparkling wine and shopping. The event will include new and old vendors who, among other items, will be selling souvenirs and mementos. Everyone who attends will receive a lucky draw ticket for a chance to win items from their vendors.
🕒 10am – 12pm
💰 ¥60 for members; ¥110 for non-members (must be a foreign passport holder)
📍 516 Hengshan Road | 衡山路516号
Movie Night: The Matrix @ The Pearl
The next installation in The Pearl’s movie night series is Academy Award winner The Matrix. Directed by The Wachowskis and starring personalities like Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Carrie-Anne Moss, the film depicts a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a
simulated reality called “the Matrix”, created by sentient machines to subdue the human population, while their bodies’ heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. The Pearl also offers a ¥88 burger deal including a bacon cheeseburger, fries, and a beer. Don’t miss out!
🕒 5pm – 7pm happy hour, 8pm screening
💰 Free entrance
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Philippe Herreweghe and Orchestre des Champs-Elysées @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Beethoven’s Symphony No.4 needs to be handled with refined and delicate skill, which is not an easy test for musicians, but conductor Philippe Herreweghe, who has been serving as the chief conductor of the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées since 2010, is sure to astound. Come down to see how they use the composers’ contemporary instruments to perform in order to restore the authenticity of the compositions.
🕒 8pm – 10pm
💰 ¥80 – ¥580
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1380号
Love’s Labour’s Lost @ ET Space
Immerse yourself in the pre-war Edwardian summer with this performance, in which the king and his men vow to devote themselves to their studies and deny themselves the pleasures of the flesh only to have their plans thrown into disarray when the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive.
🕒 7pm – 10pm
📍 433 East Yanan Road | 延安东路433号
Burgers and Bubbles @ Andaz, Xintiandi Shanghai
Indulge in a delicious buy-one-get-one-free Andaz Burger deal! Buy one and get another hearty Andaz Burger for free. Only available from 5pm – 9pm, all ladies can also enjoy free flow of three selected sparkling cocktails (Gorgeous Night based on Absolut Vodka, Flowering Shrubs based on Pisco, Snow White mixed by Yakult, lime juice, syrup and sparkling wine).
🕒 5pm – 9pm
📍88 Songshan Road | 88 嵩山路
Ladies Night @ La Bodeguita del Medio
Discover Cuba right down in Hengshan Road. La Bodeguita del Medio is in Shanghai and every Wednesday is now Mojito Wednesday! From 8pm until 11pm, all ladies get a two for one deal on their delicious mojitos.
🕒 8pm – 11pm
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Lean Leadership & Management for Executives @ Voith in Kunshan
SwissCham Shanghai invites you over to Kunshan to learn from Mr. Opperman, who, among many other positions, has been Product Manager for Porsche AG, Director of Automotive Bearing Production Europe & Asia for Kugelfischer AG, and General Manager of DMG Shanghai for Gildemeister AG.
Today, he is working as Senior Expert for Staufen Shanghai. The discussion will focus on lean principles and practices, specifically the “invisible” part of them that many companies have failed to integrate during attempted implementation.
🕒 9am – 5pm
💰 ¥2,125 for members; ¥2,500 for non-members
📍 199 Chen Feng Road | 晨风路199号
The Painted Garden @ Shanghai International Dance Theatre
What’s an alternative for ages 3 to 7 to watching an aesthetic play? Physically being part of a play. Touring the globe extensively, T.P.O, the Italian innovative children theatre, lands in Shanghai International Dance Theatre to engage your kids in some creative and interactive impromptu acting. Today, “The Painted Garden” promises an unprecedented theatrical experience that features vibrant sensory details created through dancers’ choreography, participants’ body movements and an ambient landscape of colours, lights, shapes, sounds and images.
🕒 10am, 3pm, 7.30pm
💰 ¥220 each, ¥630 for three
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路 1650号
Djemba Djemba China Tour @ Modernsky Lab Shanghai
Djemba Djemba throws a bass party in town that will blow your mind. As a multi-platinum record producer who has worked for big names like Britney Spears, Sia and Chris Brown, he is more than eager to venture on his own and create music genres that are like nobody else’s. Head to Modernsky Lab and enjoy some of his great experiments.
🕒 June 17 & 18, 9.30pm – 1am
💰 ¥150 pre-sale, ¥200 at the door
📍 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号
Opening: Pride Art ‘Capturing Moments of Diversity’ @ HENKES
Attend the opening of this photo exhibition at Henkes in Reel Mall on June 16th at 7pm for free tapas and drinks as well as the opportunity to hear the stories behind the exhibited works from the photographers themselves. This year’s theme is an extension of the festival’s main theme, the time is now to capture moments of diversity.
🕒 June 16 – 25, 10am – 6pm
💰 Free entry
📍 1601 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1601号
China (Shanghai) International Leisure Food and Imported Food Expo @ Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
After ten years of excellence, CIFEChina now brings together Russia, Italy,
Romania, Turkey, Malaysia, the United States, Thailand, Korea, and so many more international and national delicacies. It will also feature events such as the world chocolate candy festival, latte performances, olive oil competitions,
and, of course, plenty of delicious food tastings.
🕒 June 16 – June 18
📍 66 Caobao Road | 漕宝路66号
The 1960s Summer of Love-In @ The Pearl
For one night only, this twistin’, trippin’ tribute to the decade that had it all will cover everything from Surf Rock to Teen Pop, from the American dance craze to the British Invasion. Classic hits from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, The Doors and more will be performed at this concert-party fusion with special guests, the Chadettes, showing you the wildest gogo dances of all time. Tune in, turn on, and get your hippest gear on for the grooviest show in town.
🕒 6pm – 8pm happy hour, 9pm – late concert
💰 ¥120 pre-sale, ¥150 at the door
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
50 Hours Restorative Yoga Training @ The Living Room by Octave
Stress is an inevitable side effect of working life, and regardless of who you are, where you’re from and what you do, it’s impossible to escape. At such times, there’s a remedy, thanks to Octave’s 50 hour Restorative Yoga Training. Fela Adebiyi, one of the world’s top yoga teachers, is going to introduce the soothing powers of Restorative Yoga to you through 3 sessions, leaving your mind and body rejuvenated, fresh and restored as you explore this deeply purifying, nourishing healing method.
🕒 June 17 18, 24 – 25, July 1 – 2
💰 ¥6,800 (including on month of unlimited group class)
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Registered runners and non-runners alike are invited to indulge in this all-you-can-eat Pink brunch after the Pride Run. Savor a vast range of hot and cold selections, barbecue, and dessert courtesy of the hotel’s talented chefs.
🕒 11.30am – 2pm
💰 ¥200 for non-runners; free for runners with a minimum donation of ¥150
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
Jennifer West: “Is Film Over?” @ Yuz Museum
Yuz Museum is teaming up with Los Angeles County Museum of Art to bring Jennifer West’s first museum exhibition in China. Taking place in the Yuz Project Room, the exhibition will explore what lies between film and art.The gallery will be showing five films that will represent the artist’s cross-platform thinking and artistic practice.
🕒 March 18 – June 17
📍 35 Fenggu Road | 丰谷路35号
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 chef 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
📍 5/F, 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号5樓
Father’s Day Brunch @ The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai
Still thinking about the perfect way to treat your father? Whether the man in your life is an outdoor adventurer, a fearless traveller, a businessman or the fun goofy type, make your papa feel special, just the way he deserves. Show him some love and gratitude today by inviting him to a scrumptious brunch and evening drinks at The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai.
🕒 Brunch 11.30am – 2.30pm; drinks 5pm – late
💰 Brunch: ¥568 per person; ¥298 per child aged 6 – 12 years old
+¥100 per adult for free-flow champagne
Drinks: ¥88 per drink
*Prices are subject to a 15% service charge
📍 1376 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1376号
Threepenny Opera @ Huangpu Theatre
Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens adapted Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill’s classic musical theatre piece, Threepenny Opera, and is going to entertain us with the grubbily, vivacious joy tonight. With Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear as Macheath, alongside Rosalie Craig as Polly Peachum and Haydn Gwynne as Mrs. Peachum. You, too, can experience the timeless power of the 20th-century landmark musical.
🕒 7pm – 10pm
💰 ¥100 /¥150 /¥200
📍 780 East Beijing Road | 北京东路780号
Last day: He Xiangyu: “Turtle, Lion, and Bear” @ Qiao Space
This exhibit will have you yawning. Literally. Xiangyu is interested in sensory perception, specifically the mouth as a center for stimuli. Qiao Space presents both the artist’s ongoing Lemon Painting series, as well as his video installation Turtle, Lion, and Bear. The former uses bright yellow paint and citric outlines to create an acidic reaction inside the viewer’s mouth, while the latter shows videos of numbers people and animals yawning, which will absorb you and implicate you in a cycle of never-ending yawning.
🕒 Last day
📍 2555 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道2555号
Mindfulness & Parenting Workshops @ The Living Room by Octave
From 1pm – 4pm, Therapist Dr. Susanna Wong, Ph.D. will explain to you in this parenting workshop how children build healthy neural networks that improve problem-solving abilities and satisfying interpersonal relationships. Follow by the mindfulness workshop from 7pm to 9pm, Dr. Wong will provide you with a solution with her mindfulness teachings and the latest applicable neuroscience. You will learn how to increase self-awareness, listen to clients’ needs accurately and sense clients’ concerns that haven’t been verbalized effectively. Seats are limited to 40 for both workshops.
🕒 Parenting 1pm – 4pm; mindfulness 7pm – 9pm
💰 Parenting: ¥500 early bird, ¥700 for two; ¥600 at the door, ¥800 for two
💰 Mindfulness: ¥300 early bird, ¥400 at the door
Last day: Polar [mirrored] @ Chronus Art Center
Slovenian theatre, radio director Marco Peljhan and German artist and musician Carsten Nicolai collaborate on a project designed to question the relevance of an audience and the place of art in an infinite universe. A cloud chamber and high-frequency radio receivers are some of the high key sci-fi fantasy objects they’ll be showcasing. You, too, can join them on their philosophical journey through outer space.
🕒 Last day
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
Last day: The Lion King @ Shanghai Disney Resort
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, The Lion King remains one of the most perennially popular stage musicals in the world since its debut in 1997. And for the first time, it has finally come to life in Mandarin! Don’t hesitate to give your ears a treat, it’s time for you to immerse yourself in the captivating fusion of Western popular music and the distinctive rhythms of Africa.
🕒 Last day
💰 ¥190 – ¥630
📍 360 West Shendi Road | 申迪西路360号
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