Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Dance & Moving Images @ McaM
Curated by Tsai-Yun Ting, a researcher of dance film, and supported by various prestigious scholars, this exhibition displays a series of “dance films”. Featuring 31 artists from 18 countries, the exhibit explores the interplay between contemporary theatre and dance. There is also a live project by a group of dancers, academic discussions and workshops. Opens every day until Aug 20.
🕒 10am – 6pm
💰 ¥40 for adult; ¥20 for students, children & age 60+
📍 436 East Yonghe Road | 永和东路436号
Fashion design camp @ iShine
Make your children’s dreams come true! Imagine them oh the runway and getting involved in fashion production in this five-day camp. Whether they are into eco-friendly fashion, princess attire, the Audrey Hepburn style or the carefree Bohemian look, a team of fashion professionals have you covered this summer!
🕒 Until August
💰 ¥3800 – ¥6600
📍 2071 Hongmei Road | 虹梅路2071号
Gentlemen’s Night @ La Bodeguita del Medio
Attention gentlemen of Shanghai, here’s a great place to unwind after a tiring day at work. Head down to La Bodeguita del Medio with your best bud on Mondays and you’ll get to enjoy two free beers if you buy a Plato Cubano.
🕒 7pm – 11pm
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Summer Healthcare Professionals Mixer @ URBN Shanghai Hotel
How to keep yourself up to speed with top knowledge of healthcare? Head to this event if you are a member of American Chamber of Commerce. You can mingle with your professional counterparts after work and will be joined by healthcare executives from AmCham Shanghai, Austrade, ChinaBio, ChinaMed Capital and Healthcare. Drinks and snacks available.
🕒 6.30pm – 8.30pm
💰 ¥100 (includes 2 drinks & snacks)
📍 183 West Jianguo Road | 胶州路183号
Acting Like A Leader @ DoBe WE”@BUND
While some people seem to execute successful leadership effortlessly, it may not be the case for you. Professional Leadership trainer, Michael J. Rosenthal is going to walk you through the most critical skill sets, essential principles, and management practices of different levels in this intensive, interactive workshop.
🕒 6.30pm – 8.30pm
📍 501 Jiujiang Road | 九江路501号
Moulin Rouge Soiree @ The Pearl
Immerse yourself in the extravagance of the Pearl’s Moulin Rouge Soirée featuring one of the most recognized performers in Shanghai, Nargis. You will be transported to Paris for the true Moulin Rouge experience. Catch The Pearl’s happy hour before heading into the theatre and remember to dress to impress!
🕒 Happy hour 6pm – 8pm; show at 9pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; At the door ¥120
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Summer networking @ La Maison
Ladies: Looking for a spot to hang out with your co-workers or team members? This little get-together is a lovely combination of relaxed mingling, scrumptious canapés and delicious drinks in the gorgeous, spacious courtyard. Time to establish a rapport with your colleagues and build a wider network! Members and non-members of IPWS are welcomed. RSVP.
🕒 6.30 – 9.30pm
📍 210 Jinxian Road | 进贤路210号
Audio-visual exhibition @ Ruihong Tiandi
Entropia sound waves have hit France, Canada, the Netherlands, and now, the Hall of Moon in Shanghai for the very first time! Curated by stellar French experimental artists Eric Raynaud and his partners, this exhibition is a surreal instellar-like sensory and spatial experience. Once you lie down around the extensible spherical stage, you are transported to a magical realm ruled by 360 degree sound and lighting effects from LED screens and live multichannel stereo equipment.
🕒 Last day, 11am – 7pm
💰 ¥128 – ¥158
📍 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号
Natural cosmetics @ Craft’d Shanghai
If you are after natural cosmetics and have been dying to create your own ones, you are in luck! Head down to the heart of the French concession to this DIY workshop. During the 2-hour session, you can choose 2 things to make from oils face serum, cooling and anti-cellulite citrus body scrub, UV protector day cream, oat and almond face scrub, peppermint toothpaste, and rose face cleansing lotion.
🕒 7pm – 9pm
💰 ¥450 includes resources, drinks and snacks
📍 1288 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1288弄
Burgers and Bubbles @ Andaz, Xintiandi Shanghai
Indulge in a delicious buy-one-get-one-free Andaz Burger deal! Buy one and get another hearty Andaz Burger for free. Only available from 5pm – 9pm, all ladies can also enjoy free flow of three selected sparkling cocktails (Gorgeous Night based on Absolut Vodka, Flowering Shrubs based on Pisco, Snow White mixed by Yakult, lime juice, syrup and sparkling wine).
🕒 5pm – 9pm
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
STAY IN CHARACTER! @ M Glam
Join M Glam’s joyous celebration of its 7th event for a lovely evening! Meet and network with a bunch of aspiring independent filmmakers over a chilled drink in their chic lounge. The gathering also features screening of several independent short films.
🕒 7pm – late
💰 Pre-sale ¥80; At the door ¥100, includes one drink
📍 5 The Bund, 20 Guangdong Road | 外滩广东路20号
I Do (Not) Want To Be Part Of Your Celebration @ Qiao Space
Instead of investigating traditional dual concepts such as global-local, western-eastern, this exhibit emphasises the dynamics of Chinese-born artists’ global position and their floating status. There will also be a discussion on the meaning of globalization and limitations of being a (young) artist in terms of identity construction.
🕒 Until Aug 27 (Closed on Mondays)
📍 2555-5 Longdong Avenue | 龙腾大道2555-5号
T-Pain @ Linx
It may sound incredible but the international icon T-Pain is in town! Almost synonymous with rap, R&B and Hip-hop, he has defined a whole generation of club beats. Now the rare chance has come for you to witness the immense power of this Grammy-winning, taste-making singer/ producer!
💰 Pre-sale ¥380
📍 98 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路98号
Anne Evenou and Live Band @ The Pearl
Can’t make it to France to celebrate Bastille day? You still have the alternative to get in the spirit by indulging yourself in some all-time favourite French songs. The well-known French vocalist, accompanied by a live band, is bringing music from her homeland, reliving the amazing hits from Charles Aznavour, Henri Salvador, Edith Piaf, Claude Naugaro, Yves Montand, Serge Gainsbourg, and more.
💰 Pre-sale ¥80; At the door ¥100
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
La Guinguette de Suzette @ Le Cafe des Stagiaires
What better place to celebrate French national day than at Le Cafe des Stagiaires! Though there is neither concert at the base of Eiffel Tower, nor military parade, they do have a large open space terrace where the best of French is gathered for the big day. Expect a night of French songs, Ricard and saucisson and a sea of blue, white and red.
🕒 8pm til late
💰 Free entry
📍 386 Dagu Road | 大沽路386号
Christina Pluhar @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Christina Pluhar, founder and artistic director of the L’Arpeggiata, is leading the ensemble to give a concert bringing to life an almost unknown repertoire of music by Claudio Monteverdi and his contemporaries.The music is dedicated to the former, who was an influential figure in the Renaissance and Baroque periods of music history.
💰 ¥80 – ¥680
📍 523 Yanan Dong Road | 延安东路523号
Miravella @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
In Catherine Dreyfus’s second opus, she will take children on a richly imaginative journey to explore the energy of life forms, how they evolve from a humble cell to a more complex structure, and the way they interact with each other in the animal kingdom. Together with lights, sounds, the dance choreography is infinitely dynamic, vibrant, vigorous, creating a surreal realm.
🕒 5pm / 7.30pm
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Thought For BBQ @ Thought for Food
Enjoy this deliciously nutritious all-you-can-eat barbecue special tonight. The restaurant’s head chef guarantees fresh, organic ingredients as well as balanced nutrition. Enjoy the salad bar, unlimited healthy BBQ and dessert for just ¥208.
🕒 Every Friday & Saturday, 6pm – 9.30pm
💰 ¥208, ¥50 for one cocktail, mocktail, or detox juice
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Postrip @ Shanghai Mass Art Center
Inspired by the social media Postcrossing, Shanghai Mass Art Center is hosting this postcard-themed exhibition. Featuring a collection of postcards from five exhibitors, this display celebrates the great invention, inviting participants to re-evaluate the often neglected, and now gradually disappearing form of communication in a digitalized world.
🕒 10.30am-5.30pm, until Sept 24 (closed on Mondays)
📍 125 Guyi Road | 古宜路125号
Ron Josol @ Kung Fu Komedy
Brace yourself for a night of tee-hee with the celebrated comedian star! You can trust the champion for Just For Laughs Comedy Competition on a side-splitting experience.
🕒 8pm & 10pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥100 ; At the door ¥150
📍 1 North Xiangyang Road | 襄阳北路1号
Mindfulness @ Fit space
How to cope with mood swings, irritation and anxieties leading a fast-paced city life? Founder of Shanghai Mindfulness, Brandon Mehrgut, will give you tips for recognising, managing and regulating your emotions through meditation, which can help you enhance your sensitivity and thus not get carried by your negative mood.
📍 969 Wuding Road | 武定路969号
Capturing city memories through lens @ Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
This is your last chance to steal a glimpse of how different Shanghai’s cityscape and buildings looked years apart from now. One part of the exhibition places a series of now-and-then photos of the Lujiazui area, Oriental Pearl Tower, Great World and other structures side by side, documenting all the construction, reconstruction, restorations and demolitions across the city. Another bit showcases some maps and design charts of the Bund, marking its change over the years.
🕒 Last day, 9am – 6pm
📍 100 People’s Avenue | 人民大道100号
Body Media II @ Power Station of Art
Co-curated by Gong Uan and Richard Castelli, the interactive art exhibit includes 29 pieces of artworks by 24 artists/ art groups from 12 countries. Showcasing various installations, performances, photographs, videos, and other hard-to-define art forms, it aims to introduce cross-disciplinary cooperative patterns, exceeding boundaries of art exhibits. It also re-discusses the close ties between new media and body within the new era.
🕒 Until July 30 (Closed on Mondays)
📍 200 Huayuangang Road | 花园港路200号
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