Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Gentlemen’s Night @ La Bodeguita del Medio
Attention gentlemen: craving for a drink to kill your Monday blues? Well, head down to La Bodeguita del Medio with your best buddy every Monday from now on. Buy one Plato Cubano – then you may unwind with two beers for free. Monday blues aren’t that bad after all, are they?
🕒 Every Monday 7pm – 11pm
📍191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Planning for an “action-packed” summer with or for your kids?Featuring a vast variety of sports like swimming, ball games and karate, the full day camp’s program organised by SportsWorld includes swimming in the morning and exploring one other sport of their choice in the afternoon. Lunches from Sproutworks, a welcome pack, uniform and swim cap are included.
🕒 Until August 18
💰 Full day ¥2,780; half day ¥1,800 per week
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You Paint We Pour @ Roxie
Looking to let your creative juices while blowing off some steam? Stop by Roxie, where you’re invited to draw or paint while enjoying drinks with a great crowd.
🕒 6pm – 9pm
📍 359 Kangding Road | 康定路359号
Movie night: Kill Bill Volume1&2 @ The Pearl
Tonight, The Pearl is screening the two-part martial arts thriller – Kill Bill. The story follows a former assassin who is hell bent on wreaking vengeance on her ex-colleagues, who turned a happy wedding into a bloody massacre and attempted to murder her. Ease your tension with their burger deal featuring 150g bacon cheese burger, French fries and beer for ¥88, which runs all night. Reservation needed for dinner, cozy booths and VIP boxes.
🕒 Happy hour 5 – 7pm; screening 8pm
💰 Free entry
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
China’s Distribution Channels @ The Morning After Cafe
Hear from four distinguished business gurus who speak at this panel discussion organised by SwissCham Shanghai. You will learn some strategies for choosing the right distributor, conducting successful distribution negotiations, and managing a stable, long-term partnership. The event begins with registration and a welcome breakfast, continues with presentations from the honorable speakers, and ends with a Q&A session. RSVP by June 19.
🕒 8.30 – 10.30am
💰 ¥150 for members, ¥250 for non-members
📍 488 South Wuning Road | 武宁南路488号
Powerful Influencing Skills @ ECC in China
European Chamber is hosting a workshop designed to shed light on the magic of influence. With seasoned trainer Mr. Liam Callaghan on board, the day is focused on learning how to set influencing goals, apply persuasion techniques and build trust. Case studies and practice sessions will go hand in hand with lectures to help you achieve your personal and career goals.
🕒 9am – 5pm
💰 ¥2200 for members, ¥3300 for non-members
📍 333 Huai Hai Middle Road | 333 淮海中路
Lunch with Professor Bob Carr @ JW Marriott Hotel
AustCham Shanghai invites you to lunch with prestigious professor Bob Carr from the Beijing Foreign Studies University, formerly the Foreign Minister of Australia. This expert on Australia-China business is pleased to sit down with you and discuss how Australia seeks to balance its growing relationship with China and its deep historical links with the US, as well as how President Trump’s protectionist agenda will impact this balance.
🕒12 – 2pm
💰 ¥380 for members, ¥480 for non-members
📍 399 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路399号
Superwomen in Data @ MiXpace
Meet the superwomen in town at a ritzy gala! Featured as speakers at the first event of a series of innovative conferences, 5 extraordinary women experts are sharing their digital success stories and future challenges in both digital and data platforms. This event aims to promote female entrepreneurship and raise funds to be donated to a local charity. Well-crafted cocktails, fine wine and delicious canapés from Bread etc will be served.
🕒 7pm – 11pm
📍 566 Huaihai Road | 淮海路 566 号
Oyster Happy Hour @ Xuan Bar
Drop by Xuan Bar in the heart of Xintiandi for oyster happy hour where you’ll buy half a dozen and get half a dozen free! ¥198 for a dozen of La Boudeuse N4 and ¥398 for La Royale N3.
🕒 5 – 9pm
💰 ¥198 La Boudeuse N4; ¥398 La Royale N3
📍88 Songshan Road | 88 嵩山路
Theatre Festival V: Collective Rage – A Play in 5 Betties @ The Market
Learn the stories of Betty, Betty, Betty, Betty and Betty in Jen Silverman’s absurdist romantic comedy directed by Leila TahaBurt. Collective rage will confront you with female identity in an inspired, boldly uncompromising way.
🕒 June 23 & 24, 8pm – 10pm; June 25, 7pm – 9pm
📍 280 Aomen Road | 澳门路280号
The Deer Tracks @ Yuyingtang
Catch The Deer Tracks, the Swedish Indie electronic band, live at Yuyingtang! The duo’s comeback brings in their brand new album Undersvik, showing off some of their genre-transcending folksy and up-tempo dance beats. They’re joined by Lamour Records founder Slim Vic.
🕒 9pm – late
💰presale ¥50; at the door ¥70
📍851 Kaixuan Road | 凱旋路851号
Fete de la Musique @ West Bund Art & Culture Pilot Zone
Music lovers, chill out at the sensational, large scale concert and witness the glamorous stage featuring a host of French and Chinese groups like King Krab, Taiwan MC, French 79, brothers Lucas and Adam Derreza, etc. Talented producer and singer ChaCha and local rockers Da Fresh are also appearing on the epic scene. The sounds range from funk, soul, reggae to hiphop and indie electronic beats; there is simply something for everyone. Sweet.
🕒 2pm – late
📍2599 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道 2599 号
Long Yu @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall
Preeminent Chinese Conductor Long Yu leads the SSO to perform a Dvorak-only programme of Symphony No. 8, Cello Concerto, “Song to the Moon”, from the Czech libretto Rusalka. The concert also features premier cellist Gautier Capucon.
🕒 8 – 10pm
💰 ¥80 – 850
📍 1380 Fuxing Zhong Road | 复兴中路1380号
A Thousand Roads: Hyperbolic Singers Concert @ Huangpu Theatre
The time is now to sing out loud! The Hyperbolic Singers, the first and only LGBT chorus in Shanghai, is a long-term partner of ShanghaiPRIDE. They will hold a Chinese Pop Classics concert in conjunction with Pride9 with over ten songs from singers like Aska Yang, Leslie Cheung, and Jolin Tsai, arranged by conductor Peter Zhao.
🕒 7.30pm – 9pm
💰 ¥50 – ¥180
📍 780 East Beijing Road | 北京东路780号
Summer Pilates Day @ The Grand Summit Club House
Feel like working on your “core”? Pop by the Grand Summit Club House for Pilates. It is a systematic life-style regime using breath, concentration, control, centering, flow and precision that is effective for optimising your sport performance in flexibility, balance and strength. You will be instructed by Pilates trainers credited with International Profession Certification from Body Concept, a reputable health club in Shanghai. Participants get a gift package for joining in.
💰 free for 2 classes
📍 1999 Xinzha Road | 新闸路 1999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 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5F
Here’s looking at you! @ Shanghai Center of Photography
Discover how the way people are photographed has changed since 1985 until today. This exhibition draws from three sources: the Beijing Silvermine archive, an on-going salvage operation conceived by French national Thomas Sauvin in 2009; Little North Road, a project conceived by American photographer Daniel Traub, produced in collaboration with photographers Zeng Xianfang and Wu Yongfu, which paints a unique picture of Guangzhou’s socio-economic landscape; and, to counteract the seriousness of the previous two, an archive of Hefei-based street photographer Liu Tao, who snaps pics of people in their most unconscious forms, the “anti-thesis” of the selfie, if you will.
🕒 April 23 – June 25
📍 2555 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道2555号
Man and Superman NT Live @ Huangpu Theatre
A play, your thoughts and you. How does that sound for a tranquil Sunday evening? Prolific playwright Shaw’s witty, provocative classic — Man and Superman — is brought to life today. With Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes playing Jack Tanner, the philosophical debate wrapped in a romantic comedy will send ideas, questions and inspirations splashing across the audience.Tickets are available on 247tickets.com.
📍 East Beijing Road | 北京东路780号
Family Fun Day @ Octave
Family Learning Centre is hosting a family-friendly workshop that offers insights into a way of cultivating to be kind and giving. Through crafting a heart card that is attached to a give-my-toy-away bag and the toys will be donated to Huixin Orphanage. In the afternoon, there is the “Open Your Heart” yoga session where parents interact with their kids and engage in musical activity and educational book reading.
🕒 10.30am – 1.30pm
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
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