Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Find out what China was like in the 50s and 60s through the lens of local elderly. Trace the steps they trod, hear the street voices they heard, appreciate the charming songs they listened to, and experience a meal a la food token. Only then will you learn why and how patriotism was a religion.
🕒 Until July 27 & 31, 7pm – 9pm; July 29 & 30, 3pm – 5pm
💰 Early Bird ¥150; At the door ¥200
📍 479 Wuding Road | 武定路479号
Salad day @ Thought For Food
The flagship restaurant presents buy one get one free salad bar. For the modest price of ¥138, the two of you can savour an abundance of delicious cold cuts, freshly baked bread, crisp garden greens, homemade pickles, well-selected cheeses. All things guaranteed nature and organic.
🕒 11.30am – 4.30pm
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Singing Bowl Therapy @ Jiaozhou Building
Stressed out and finding it hard to maintain a clear head? This two-day workshop unveils the secrets of ancient Tibetan techniques, along with seven other therapies, to help cleanse your mind and body.
🕒 9am – 5pm
📍 58 Jiaozhou Road | 胶州路58号
Superheroes Musical Theatre Class @ Shanghai Slim’s
From mask-making to improvisation, this class allows your child to explore all aspects of theater in a creative environment. The activities are not only structured to develop their acting abilities, but boost their confidence and enhance English proficiency.
🕒 Until Aug 4, 10.10am – 3pm
📍 523 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路523号
Ladies Who Tech @ Bayer
Aspiring to close the gender gap in STEM fields, this speaker series features women from a range of professional backgrounds. The presentation, followed by a Q&A, touches on the opportunities and challenges of the STEM industry, as well as the steps involved for further career development.
🕒 6.30pm – 9pm
💰 Free entry
📍 33 Huayuan Shiqiao Road | 花园石桥路33
James Carter Trio @ JZ Club
This jazz organ trio featuring saxophonist James Carter will astound you with its punchy sound and harmonious lineup. Playing everything from boogaloo to swing, nothing is off the table for this genre-defining performance act.
🕒 9.30pm – late
💰 ¥180 – ¥280
📍 158 Julu Road | 巨鹿路158号
How to Outsmart your Stress @ Mixpace Amyitis
Starting to feel that stress gets the better of you? All you need to defeat that monster are some evidence-based tips from Elise. The professional self-development trainer will break down the neuroscience of stress response, pass on strategies to keep stress hormone cortisol at a healthy level and trigger your natural antidote of cortisol.
🕒 7pm – 9pm
💰 ¥150 including dinner
📍 566 Middle Huai Hai Road | 淮海中路566号
Desire Soiree @ The Pearl
You are invited to experience fab moments of complicity around sensual music and the extravagance of the Desire Soiree’s full-scale cabaret show. With visual and special effects by the creative team ”Industrial Magic”, performers are bathed in coloured and textured lighting sure to delight your mind and enthral your eyes.
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; At the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471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
“Sale” Dance Performance @ Shanghai International Dance Center
Enjoy a beautiful dance choreographed by Eyal Dadon with six dynamic and unique dancers that reach the audience in an intimate manner. The performance is aimed to tease everything that is a challenge, challenges in life, with society, with games and rules, with Capitalism and with the results of our actions.
💰 ¥280/¥380/ ¥480/¥580
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路1650号
Magic Mike @ The Pearl
Things are about to get hot and heavy in the Pearl Theatre. Based on the movie “Magic Mike,” this performance features six sculpted male dancers interacting with their audience. Prepare for racy dance numbers and strip teases. Must be 18+ to attend.
🕒 9pm – 11pm
💰 ¥200; VIP ¥300
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471
TOP 5 Launch Party X Unravel @ Xin Cafe
Artists use five colors to make five posters inspired by their top five favorite movies, books, songs, and more. TOP 5 and Unravel team up to host this launch party filled with food, drinks, storytelling, and of course, pop art.
💰 Free entry
📍462 Changle Road | 长乐路462号
Silentó @ Linx
This promising artist was only seventeen when his single “Watch Me” hit No.3 on Billboard Hot 100. Now he’s in Shanghai for the first time ever to perform. Whip and nae nae with rapper Silentó this Thursday.
📍 98 Huaihai Zhong Road | 淮海中路98号
Showtek @ Linx
Enjoy some electro beats from Showtek this weekend. The Dutch brothers Sjoerd Janssen and Wouter Janssen have topped multiple charts and even worked with artists such as Chris Brown and David Guetta. A fun night is guaranteed with this duo.
📍 98 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路98号
Career Fair @ China Financial Information Center
Just graduated and looking for a job? Still in school and want to intern? Meet local, regional, and Fortune 500 companies seeking recruits in this career fair. Everyone from undergrads to PhDs is welcome.
🕒 1pm – 5pm
💰 Free entry
📍 18 Dongyuan Road | 东园路18号
Aussie Drinks @ Sasha’s
What’s a better way to escape the scotching Shanghai sun than grabbing an ice-cold drink with your mates? With its cozy atmosphere and terrace, Sasha’s is the perfect place to spend your Friday night. First drink is free!
🕒 6.30pm – 9.30pm
💰 Members ¥60; Non-members ¥120
📍 11 Dongping Road | 东平路11号
Peking Opera @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The twelve zodiac signs come together for this traditional Peking opera that intertwines comedy with tragedy. Experience a staple of Chinese culture through singing, dancing, and beautifully painted faces.
📍 300 Renmin Da Dao | 人民大道300号
My Daddy is a Dinosaur @ Little Player Theater
Surprise your little one with a seat at this exciting play about Xiao Yin and her dinosaur dad. Having lost her dad to an evil circus, Xiao Yin must rescue him in this tale of love and adventure.
🕒 Until July 30, 7.30pm/10.30am/3pm
📍 100 Zunyi Road | 遵义路100号
BHQP Tour @ Reel To Reel
Having toured all across China, BHQP will stage its final performance at Shanghai. Enjoy the deep groove of DJ Ben Huang with sax player Quentin Paquignon this weekend before they fly off to Europe.
📍388 Madang Road | 马当路388号
Urban Aesthetics Fair @ M50
In an effort to promote diversification of the city, Woodstock of Eating has teamed up with M50 to present this innovative fair. Hundreds of urban aesthetics brands and promoters from seven cities gather to bring you art exhibitions, street food, interactive games, and music festivals.
🕒 Until July 30, 4pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥40; At the door ¥60
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
Doraemon’s Antarctic Adventures @ The Hub
Your favorite robot cat is back with exciting adventures in his front pocket. Based on the Doraemon film “Nobita’s Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi,” this event features a snow castle, ball pit, and more. You’ll even get to meet Doraemon himself!
🕒 Until July 30, 10am – 9.30pm
💰 ¥50 – ¥88
📍 688 Shenchang Road | 申长路688号
Finwise Global Summit 2017 @ Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel
Attend this mega-scale summit to gain insight into the development of domestic fintech as well as the application of future fintech and blockchain tech. The venue gathers 2000 guests, 70 industry gurus, heads from 200 investment firms.
🕒 Until July 31, 9am
💰 Early Bird ¥1499; At the door ¥2499
📍 1108 Meihua Road | 梅花路1108号
Hu Weiqi @ Art+ Shanghai Gallery
Drop by to peek at how Hu Weiqi creates dramatic landscapes in a tug-of-war between reality and abstraction, hopefulness and fear, red and blue. This turmoil is the artist’s response to China’s rapidly changing economic and social conditions and their effect on Chinese people.
🕒 Last day, 10am – 7pm
💰 Free entry
📍 191 South Suzhou Road | 南苏州路191号
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