Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Brace yourself for a night of thrills and spills, sheer fun, and unbridled laughters at The Pearl this Saturday. Scream for the 11 best drag stars in Shanghai as they kill it on stage, bringing you a unique extravaganza featuring runway, lip sync, burlesque, circus, comedy, live singing and more eye-popping acts that no other performances can match.
💰 Pre-sale:¥150; At the door: ¥200
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Smooth like Jazz @ Kung Fu Komedy
Get your funny bones tickled by remarkable comedian star Drew Fralick! After seizing the top comedy prize at the 9th annual Hong Kong International Comedy Festival, he is ready to supply you with endless built-in humor. The show also features his counterparts Kent Kedl, Misha Kalhin and Mohammed Magdi.
💰 Pre-sale ¥50; At the door ¥70
📍 1 North Xiangyang Road | 襄阳北路1号
Punk Rock Metal Festival @ Onstage
10 hours of live music with 15 Local bands are getting together to pay tribute to one of the Best Live Bars in Shanghai as the entire Redtown complex will soon shut down for a new development. Acts include some of the most notable in Shanghai and China performing Indie, Rock, Punk, hardcore and Heavy Metal. Special drink offers and BBQ will be available. So get prepared for the craziest, noisiest and heaviest show of the year!
🕒 2pm – 2am
💰 Prepaid ¥100; at the door ¥120
📍 570 West Huaihai Road | 淮海西路570号
VOID @ ALL Club
Party People Alert: Local techno militia VOID is making its debut appearance at ALL, dropping their unique brand of Detroit influenced techno, house, and electro beats. Teaming up with Shanghai Ultra and Provoda, DJ Stingray, MHP and nmlss, they are banging the proper underground electro.
📍 17 Xiangyang Bei Road | 襄阳北路17号
Picard Brothers @ Le Baron
Catch Picard Brothers at their “Mad Decent” show! Having collaborated with the US producer Diplo and designed tracks for Jessie J, Chris Brown, Major Lazer and other big names, the French fraternal act is showcasing their trademark soul. RSVP
📍 20 Donghu Road | 东湖路20号
Synchronicity @ Rockbund Art Museum
Prepare to get your senses stimulated by some of the masterpieces by the internationally acclaimed French artist Philippe Parreno. As usual, he will display his well-orchestrated works as a coherent whole in this latest installation, opening a dialogue that blurs the boundaries between reality and fantasy. A tour guided by curator Larys Frogier follows. RSVP.
📍 20 Huqiu Road | 虎丘路20号
From Pets To Animals @ OFOTO Gallery
Prolific artist and curator Li Ji is showcasing his latest collection, exploring the two increasingly interchangeable words in the human world: pets and animals. Noted for integrating animals into his paintings, the Associate Professor in the Department of Yunnan Arts Institute rose to fame in the 1990’s and early 2000’s for his series “Ladies and Pets”, which captured ladies posing with different animals.
🕒 4pm – 9pm
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
The New Silk Road Green Design for China Sustainable Development @ DoBe WE”@BUND
What does China need for a green future? The two committed environment scholars, Prof. Arch. Marco Saka and Prof. Arch Fernando Recalde, are going to shed light on how that is achievable based on empirical knowledge and optimized practices of Italian Green Design. Gain insight into aligning China growth with UN’s sustainable development goals by designing green architectural structures in the new Silk Road area.
🕒 7pm – 9pm
📍 501 Jiujiang Road | 九江路501号
Beauty Without Beards @ Modern Art Base
Find out the correlation between Greek aesthetics and the works in this installation! Displaying19 youthful images, the exhibition by Ren Hang employs an enigmatic artistic device that defies social discourse, abstracting the (mostly male nude) human body while positioning it in an almost contorted but eerily graceful manner.
🕒 11am – 7pm
📍 10 Middle Jianguo Road | 建国中路10号
Da qi da luo @ Vanguard Gallery
Let this group exhibition works ferry you through time! Juxtaposing the ever-changing fast food scene with blind compliance in the information age, the amazing artists Fang Di, Ji Hao and Jin Haofan make artistic expressions confront history.
🕒 5pm – 7pm
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
Investor Training Program @ Shanghai Valley
Learn about how to be a professional investor in this 2-day program. Boasting excellent, cut and dried practices from Silicon Valley, the event aims at increasing understanding of early stage venture investment in tech startups and ongoing value added management. You will be able to select and differentiate high potential, sustainable startups.
🕒 9am – 6pm
💰 ¥4,888 – ¥5,318
📍 1 Yuyuan Road | 愚园路1号
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