Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Liu Bolin @ MD Gallery
Indulge in these mind-numbing works from the master of camouflage, himself, Liu Bolin. Extended due to its popularity, in this exhibition, the artist does not only blend into streetscapes and classical paintings, he also presents anthropomorphic sculptures made from chips, screens, and other technological materials with the aim of making his audience reflect on the relationship between man and technology today.
🕒 April 13 – June 30
📍 256 East Beijing Road | 北京东路 256号
The Bodyguard @ Shanghai Culture Square
Based on the smash-hit film, award-winning musical ‘The Bodyguard’ is coming to Shanghai! Starring the Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight as Rachel Marron and Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, this breathtakingly romantic thriller will have your heart skipping beats.
💰 ¥380/ ¥480/ ¥680/ ¥880
📍 597 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路597号
Friday after work @ Xuan Bar
Unwind with your friends with live music at Andaz, Xintiandi Shanghai’s Xuan Bar along with buy-one-get-one-free on selected wines and cocktails, 50% off on bar snacks and there’s also a surprise lucky draw for all guests!
🕒 6pm – 9pm
📞 2310 1705
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
Chat Conference @ MIXPACE Amyitis
Attend the Chat Conference, China’s first WeChat expert community! Featuring 14 top-notch software vendors, practitioners and consultants as guest speakers, the event is a golden opportunity for you to interact and network with the insiders like digital marketers and social media managers face to face, and learn about everything you need to know about the digital platform, from loyalty programs, store development to micro-sites and customer service.
🕒 10am – 5pm
💰 ¥350 for one/ ¥1050 for four/￥2000 for exhibitor booth
📍 566 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路566号
KTGA summer fest @ KTGA
Party aficionado, music lovers, art enthusiasts and foodies: the long-awaited KTGA Summer Fest is finally returning at 1933 Shanghai. The vibrant, atmospheric features An eclectic array of crafts, design, boutique, crafts, workshops, artsy demonstrations, movies, music, noms noms and drinks and more.Truly a family-friendly occasion where the joy is shared by EVERYONE.
🕒 8am – 11pm
📍 611 Liyang Road | 溧阳路611号
Private Chinese cooking workshop @ Chinese Cooking Workshop
Chinese cooking is not all stir fry in a wok! Established in 2003, The Chinese Cooking Workshop is the first full time and hands-on travellers targeted cooking program in Shanghai. Opens for 7 days a week, all year round in Shanghai; you can choose which dish you wish to learn and get the full class from beginning to end.
💰 ¥790/ ¥800/ ¥930/ ¥1160/ ¥1350/ ¥1560
📍 2 Dongping Road | 东平路2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 still affects you. At times of such, there’s a remedy, thanks to the splendid Summer Cleansing With OCTAVE 50 HOURS 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.
🕒 Until July 2
💰 ¥6,800 (including on month of unlimited group class)
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Pitch Contest of venture leaders China @ XNode
Focusing on network & mobility, greentech, healthcare and consumer experience enhancement, the annual Pitch Contest by SwissCham Shanghai brings together the 10 most promising Swiss-based start-ups, prestigious entrepreneurs and local investors. The pitches are followed by a cocktail to spice up thoughtful discussions and foster bonds between the Swiss entrepreneurs and the audience.
🕒 6pm – 8.30pm
💰 Free entry
📍 129 West Yan An Road | 延安西路129号
Star Spangled Summer Fest @ Shanghai Centre
Celebrate the US Independence Day this year at the Star Spangled Summer Fest! The fete is 100% American, from fine delicacies, craft beers, pre-prohibition cocktails to live music. Challenge yourself to a pie eating and charity chugging contest by signing up with the email below. All donations go towards Shanghai Healing Home. Winner is invited to a keg bash from Boxing Cat Brewery.
🕒 11am – 7pm
📍 1376 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1376号
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The Deep Blue Sea @ Huangpu Theater
Catch the award-winning British actress Helen McCrory at HuangpuTheatre in Terence Rattigan’s heart-aching masterpiece, The Deep Blue Sea. Prepare to be sucked into an overwhelming tempest of tragic love affairs that feature one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. You will walk out of the theatre feeling a sense of need, loneliness and longing.
💰 ¥100/ ¥150/ ¥200
📍 780 Beijing East Road | 北京东路780号
Hu Weiqi @ Shanghai Gallery
With the solo exhibition”Entangled in Duality”, Hu Weiqi attempts to capture the mental and ideological impact of the socio and cultural transformation in China had on its population. His works that react to then confused and turbulent political climate examine how recurring destructions and restorations triggered a cultural revival like never before.
🕒 10am – 7pm
📍 191 South Suzhou Road | 苏州南路191弄
2-day leadership workshop @ Center for Spiritual Living
What can you do to manage stress better as a leader? Drawing on Aikido, non-violent Japanese martial arts and mindfulness principles, this leadership embodiment workshop reveals the ultimate recipe to you by instructing you how to align your cognitive and emotional patterns with leadership demands in order to restore capacity for big-picture thinking, creativity and intuition, and of course, avoid burnout.
🕒 Last day
💰 ¥7,900/person; ¥7,560/group (3 – 5)
📍 200 Tai Kang Road | 泰康路200弄
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