Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
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
Pride Rocks @ M64
Immerse yourself in the sound of acceptance and love. The evening will feature Joelle Jay, singing to the youth of Shanghai, Vodka Slaves, advocating freedom and equality, and MIMI, who shows the value of diversity through their music.
🕒 9pm – 1am
💰 ¥70 pre-sale, ¥100 at the door (includes one drink)
📍 141 South Shaanxi Road | 陕西南路141号
🌐 Get your tickets here.
Yummy Planet Food Festival @ ShanghaiMart
If you are getting tired of waiting for the line at canteens during busy lunch hours, do not fret. The long-awaited Yummy Planet Food Festival finally starts at ShanghaiMart today! The festival opens for 3 days from 16-18 June and features a five-continent food tour, featuring Asian, Oceania, Europe, North America delicacies and more. If you want to satisfy both your stomach and wallet this weekend, this is an event you don’t want to miss.
🕒 Until June 18
📍 2299 West Yan’an Road | 延安西路2299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.
🕒 Until 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. You may get your pre-sale tickets down below.
🕒 6pm – 8pm happy hour, 9pm – late concert
💰 ¥120 pre-sale, ¥150 at the door
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
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
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.
🕒 Until June 25, 10am – 6pm
📍 1601 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1601号
The Ugly Duckling @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Based on the timeless tale of a misfit, clumsy baby duck who just can’t seem to do anything right, find out how the duckling starts to believe in himself through the magnificent power of electroluminescent wire today. In tandem with Corbian Visual Arts and Dance, Lightwire Theater has adapted the beloved animal tale into an innovative, electroluminescent stage puppetry show. Let’s set on the banks of the magical river, this is a must-see show for you & your little ones.
🕒 Until June 18; 7.30pm or 2.30pm
💰 ¥180/ ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
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