Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Final Swing and Party Concert @ The Pearl
Catch RendezVous with Miss Helene, the Gypsy swing band, at this farewell bash for the best of retro vibe. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself in Paris 1930’s while listening to the quintet’s French Gypsy Jazz and cabaret originals and renditions of some classic covers. Repertoire generously ranges from simple Jazz, to Charles Trenet, Django Reinhart, Josephine Baker, to Eastern European Balkan tunes, and many others. RSVP for dinner, cozy booths and VIP boxes.
🕒 Happy hours 6pm – 8pm ; Concert 9pm – late
💰 Pre-sale: ¥80 ; At the door ¥100
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
The Making of Great Leaders @ DoBe WE”@BUND
Learn the concrete steps to create a better change in your leadership skills here! Conducted by professional public speaking coach Mr. Bobo Lu, this lecture explores the recipe for effective leadership, and ways to motivate and inspire your people to achieve collective goals despite the diversity of human resources.
🕒 6pm – 8pm
💰 Free entry
📍 501 Jiujiang Road | 九江路501号
Lady Ipanema @ Unico
Has inspiration not quite struck this week? Don’t worry, refresh yourself with some Latin Jazz, Samba and Soul Bossanova along with Baile Funk at UNÏCO tonight! DJ ZULU is there to help you get your groove on. All ladies will get one fruit caipirinha for free as a welcome drink.
💰 Free entry
📍 3 East Zhongshan No.1 Road | 中山东一路3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)
💰 Free entry
📍 2555-5 Longdong Avenue | 龙腾大道2555-5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
Business start-up workshop @ Bistro Bon Bon
Learn how to start a Taiwanese cafe in Shanghai at this business start-up workshop. Run by Jason Cai, the owner of Bistro Bon Bon, this practical event will provide you with the pre-requisite knowledge to plan a successful café or restaurant in Shanghai, such as how to create a popular concept, choose a good location, and promote your business.
🕒 8pm – 10pm
💰 Free entry; RSVP required
📍 148 South Shaanxi Road | 陕西南路148号
Weekly Lunch Specials @ La Bodeguita Del Medio
Catch La Bodeguita Del Medio’s weekly lunch specials for only ¥98! You can either go for Fried Chicken Escalope with Baked Potatoes or Quesadilla de Carne. Served with creamy ice cream and homemade lemonade.
🕒 Until July 14; 11am – 3pm
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
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