Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Free beer @ Tap House
To celebrate Heverlee’s 1st year with Tap House, they are giving out a free craft beer. This booze deal oozes from Mondays to Tuesdays in their two branches.
🕒 5.30pm – 6.30pm
📍 36 Laowai street | 老外街 36号
📍 74 Yongkang Road | 永康路74号
Ivy League Summer Camps @ Wellington College
Nurture your child’s leadership, creativity, and teamwork skills under the guidance of top-university instructors this summer. Ivy League Camps offers over twenty concentrations, from NASA Rocket Building to Music+Rhythm. After two weeks in this award-winning program, your child is sure to be ready for the impending school year.
🕒 Until August 11, 9.30am – 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)
📍 1500 Yao Long Road | 耀龙路1500号
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International Friendship Day @ July’s Garden
Did you know that this exists? In the run-up to this United Nations’ International day on July 30, Gululu – a company dedicated to promoting children’s health – is hosting this event for children to learn the importance of love and acceptance. The fun-filled day consists of “Puffy meets new friends…” storytelling, song and dance performance, a charity auction and a raffle.
🕒 2pm – 4pm
📍 71 Huating Road | 华亭路71弄
Michelin Master Class @ Hua Shan Ming Di
The 9th Italian Cuisine & Wine World Summit is returning to Shanghai. Head down for this 5-hour crash course if you want to make your first-class dining experience an ever-lasting one – by becoming a Master Chef yourself! Watch culinary demonstrations from Michelin-starred chefs at President Pompei, Castagni Vigevano, La Pergola, and interact with them during an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet.
🕒 10am – 3pm
📍 1358 Huashan Road | 华山路1358号
Digital Marketing @ AustCham
The well-established and experienced organisation is glad to help align your business with a digital marketing strategy and stand out in the competitive market by capitalizing on China’s unique, expansive and opportune digital landscape. A panel of gurus will delineate the latest digital marketing trends, outline creative strategies, and discuss the future of marketing in China.
🕒 8.30am -10.30am
💰 Member ¥250 ; Non-member ¥350
📍 668 Huai An Road | 淮安路668号
Happy Hours @ La Bodeguita Del Medio
Check out La Bodeguita Del Medio’s daily happy hours from 3pm – 8pm! Only ¥35 for selected beers and special prices for their homemade cocktails and summer drinks – Mojito Cubano, Aperol Spritz, and Rose D’Anjou. If you’re feeling peckish, there’s also a sensational Sandwich Cubano set for just ¥58.
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Movie Night: Goodfellas @ The Pearl
Considered one of the best crime films of all time, Goodfellas follows mob associate Henry Hill as he experiences both the glamour and danger of a criminal lifestyle. Burger deal runs all night for only ¥88, featuring a 150g juicy bacon cheeseburger, French fries and one beer.
🕒 Free entry
💰 Happy hours 6pm – 8pm ; screening at 8pm
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 虹口区乍浦路471弄
Immerse yourself in the glamour of Desire Soiree at The Pearl! The performers will be shown under colored and textured lighting while on stage, giving an extravagant and distinctive performance and an unforgettable night!
💰 Presale: ¥100; At the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Oyster Happy Hour @ Xuan Bar, Andaz Xintiandi
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
Cool Kids Fashion 2017 @ Shanghai New International Expo Centre
This extraordinary platform organised by UBM China is more than just displaying the latest lifestyle, fashion and accessories trends for kids aged 0-16. It comprises an exhibition, trend forums, fashion show, fashion design context, fashion museum, and private networking events. Plus, you get to mingle with designers, distributors, media, retailers, franchisees, department stores, mall operators, real estate developers and fashion buyers.
🕒 Until July 21
💰 Free entry
📍 2345 Longyang Road | 龙阳路2345号
FC Bayern VS Arsenal FC @ Shanghai Stadium
Find out whether Arsenal FC ‘s recent unsteady performance will kneel down to FC Bayern, who earned five consecutive Bundesliga titles. Don’t miss out this juicy part of the International Champions Cup!
💰 ¥799 – 1599
📍 666 Tianyaoqiao Road | 天钥桥路666号
A History of the World in 100 objects @ Shanghai Museum
This exhibition finally lands in Shanghai after Japan, Abu Dhabi, Australia and Beijing. Displaying 100 antiques out of the 8 million collections from British Museum, it is a modest effort to unfold several chapters of world history. Items include Egyptian mummies, Mexican sculpture, and nine Chinese antiques, with some dating back to as early as Tang Dynasty (618-907).
🕒 Until Aug 10, 9am – 5pm
📍 201 Renmin Road | 人民大道201号
China’s transformative retail market @ Savills Office
Navigate China’s retail landscape with James Macdonald, Director at Savills Research China. He will shed light on and address questions related to the latest developments of the retail market, future growth opportunities, landlords’ response to changes in consumer habits and more.
🕒 9am – 10.30am
💰 Member ¥150; Non-member ¥250
📍 288 South Shaanxi Road | 陕西南路288号
Music Medicine @ The Living Room by OCTAVE
How is music blessed with therapeutic effects? Learn how music can help you manage your stress and relax properly at this workshop instructed by Mina Lee, a certified Music Medicine Facilitator. Get your musical medicine prescribed!
🕒 6.30pm – 9pm
💰 Members: ¥170; Non-Members: ¥300
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Monuments @ ShanghART Gallery
Catch “Monuments” – Thai artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s first solo exhibition in Shanghai. Explore the post-modernist messages that lurk behind the recurring images of statuary, where he interweaves a reflexive, non-linear narrative of his (possibly) hallucinatory memories and real-life intimate experiences. Hold your breath for what this multi-faceted filmmaker, video and new media artist can offer.
🕒 Until July 27, 10am – 7pm
📍 2555 West Bund Longteng Avenue | 西岸龙腾大道2555号
The Triplets of Belleville @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Adults and children alike will enjoy this live-score performance of French film The Triplets of Belleville. The animated comedy follows a woman in search for her cyclist grandson, who is kidnapped by the mafia. Unlike the typical screening experience, composer Benoit Charest brings the story to life with his Oscar-nominated score.
🕒 Until July 23, 2.30pm / 7.30pm
💰 ¥180/ ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
The Future Looks Grim @ Inferno
Whether you’re a metalhead or not, this live session is a sure-fire way to experience the alternative music scene of Shanghai. Head into the city’s most popular metal bar to see the bands Hitobashira, Thy Blood, Solid Al, and Second Son perform.
🕒 9pm – 1am
💰 Free entry
📍 658 Dapu Road | 打浦路658号
Noise In My Head @ Smash
Get pumped at this chill-out bar with Australian freeform DJ Noise in My Head. Whether you like jungle, house, synth, breakbeat or disco, this DJ and and his team will surely be the noise in your head for the rest of the night.
📍 685 Dingxi Road | 定西路685号
Jululu Indie Book Fest @ Daliah
Join in for a yearly celebration of the city’s independent publishing. Purchase the graphic novels, art magazines or books of other genres to support independent artists and publishers. Take part in panel discussions with the community of writers, designers, editor and printers. The exhibition section features locally published Lost, The Cleaver and The Shanghai Literary Review.
🕒 Until July 23, 3pm – 9pm
📍 408 North Shaanxi Road | 陕西北路408号
Vaporwave Party @ W Shanghai
ANIGMA is throwing a throbbing Vaporwave Party ‘MEGA SENS’ for 2 consecutive days. Presenting a fine selection of art, music, fashion, this innovative, multi-genre bash is leading you to a liminal space of dreams and fantasy. Creative art installations of artists from MANA are also showcased.
🕒 9pm – 3am
📍 66 Lushun Road | 旅顺路66号
Lotus Festival @ Gucun Park
For a once-in-a-year glimpse of Chinese symbol of purity and peace, head down to the northern Baoshan District. Expect a sea of flowers featuring 28 varieties, including over 40 rare species. If you want to catch them in full blossom, wait until the end of July.
🕒 Until Aug 28, 5am – 6pm
📍 4788 Hutai Road | 沪太路4788号
Australia Day: Literature, Music, and Culture @ Glam
Australian poet Toby Davidson, novelists Jane Messer and Hsu-Ming Teo, and opera singer Shu-Cheen Yu are gathering together to discuss contemporary Australian literature, read from their works, and perform Chinese and Australian folk songs. An extraordinary opportunity to put on the thinking cap, get nourished, appreciate words, and meet the like-minded.
🕒 4.30pm – 5.30pm
📍 20 Guangdong Road | 广东路20号
Mermaid @ Majestic Theatre
Mermaid, a classic ballet performance, is brought to life by the young, energetic dancers of Russian Far East National Ballet Ensemble. The diversified dance style and fantastic stage effect will suck children into the magical underwater world of the fairytale, featuring the beautiful Little Mermaid, her silly sea friends, Prince Charming and the feisty Sea Witch.
💰 ¥80/ ¥180/ ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480/ ¥580
📍 66 Jiangning Road | 江宁路66号
Pool Party @ Sun Island Resorts
Summer is not complete without hitting the beach. A perfect alternative would be to get soaked and party hard at Fusion nightclub’s navy themed EDM pool party. Get your blue trunks or speedos ready. Free bus pick-up at Xintiandi, Madang Road or Zizhong Road at 1pm.
🕒 1pm – 10pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥200
📍 2588 Shentai Road | 沈太路2588号
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