Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
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
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 Painted Garden @ Shanghai International Dance Theatre
What’s an alternative for young children to watching a play? Physically being part of a play! Aa a part of their world tour, T.P.O, the Italian innovative children theatre, has landed 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. Ages 3 to 7.
🕒 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, experience how the duckling starts to believe in himself through the magnificent power of electroluminescent wire. In tandem with Corbian Visual Arts and Dance, Lightwire Theater has adapted the beloved animal tale into an innovative, electroluminescent stage puppetry show. Set on the banks of a magical river, this is a must-see show for your little ones.
🕒 Until June 18, 7.30pm & 2.30pm
💰 ¥180 – ¥480
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Enjoy the sunshine, fine wine, and gourmet BBQ-inspired food this Saturday courtesy of First Cellars, Barossa Valley Estate, and T8. The event will be held on the restaurant’s terrace overlooking Taipingqiao park lake for an atmosphere of complete relaxation reminiscent of the beautiful Down Under.
💰 ¥170 pre-sale, ¥220 at the door (if available)
📍 168 Hubin Road | 湖滨路168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
Djemba Djemba China Tour @ Modernsky Lab Shanghai
Djemba Djemba is throwing a bass party 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 out on his own and create music genres that are unlike anybody else’s. Head to Modernsky Lab and enjoy some of his great experimental beats.
🕒 Until June 18, 9.30pm – 1am
💰 ¥150 pre-sale, ¥200 at the door
📍 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号
White Party Brunch @ URBN Hotel
The World Academy for the Future of Women joins forces with the International Professional Women’s Society to call for attention to women’s rights to promotion in the workplace.The program is dedicated to developing a sustainable growth of female leaders worldwide to achieve gender equality according to the United Nations’ standards. Everyone is welcomed. Just dress in white and join the White Party Brunch to smash the glass ceiling for women!
🕒 10.30am – 2pm
💰 Members ¥300/ non-members ¥400/ children ¥200
📍 183 Jiaozhou Road | 胶州路 183 号
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
Piano Trios & Quartet @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Organized by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, award-winning pianist Xue Yingjia, violinist Huang Na and cellist Chen Shaojun collaborate this summer using music to engage with audiences around the world. Their exquisite playing has an almost religious devotion to details reminiscent of the styles of Beethoven, Ravel and Brahm. A must-see concerto might be exactly what’s needed to complete this summer’s playlist.
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1380号
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
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
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