Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
Salsa Party @ La Bodeguita del Medio
Salsa the night away at the iconic Cuban restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio.
From 8pm to closing, enjoy a buy-1-get-1 deal for mojitos as Salsa Shanghai entertains you with their bubbly, vivacious dance moves.
🕒 8pm till closing
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
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.
💰 Presale ¥100; At the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
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 exchanged from 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
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
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Esteemed director Leonard Slatkin and cellist Trey Lee are in Shanghai with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Having received a standing ovation in Carnegie Hall, this superb performance will astound you with its power and sensitivity.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
Swiss National Day Party @ The Park Tavern
Celebrate the national day of Switzerland with drinks and a barbecue buffet. Whether you’re a Swiss citizen or a lover of the country, the Swiss Club Shanghai invites you to socialize at this party.
🕒 5pm – 9.30pm
💰 Members ¥400; Non-members ¥500; Students ¥300
📍 480 Hengshan Road | 衡山路840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
Improv Show @ Lianmeng Drama Center
Need a good laugh? This Chinese improv show will leave your stomach hurting. Completely unscripted, the comedy will rely on spontaneous suggestions from the audience for their hilarious and relevant skits.
🕒 8pm – 9.30pm
📍 700 South Huangpi Road | 黄陂南路700号
Take Flight @ DEUS Cocktail Club
Combine the signature cocktails of mixologist Aaron Feder with a live performance by DJ Rocco Universal and you’ve got yourself a night to remember! Specially designed drinks and treats will be unveiled at this event.
💰 ¥99 for 1 beer or wine and 3 cocktail flights
📍 158 Julu Road | 巨鹿路158号
Lost in Magic @ Blackstone Magic Bar
Kick back with some signature molecular cocktails, and immerse yourself in the mind-blowing stunts by the award-winning magician, Tony up close at the first and only magic bar in China.
💰 Regular ¥240; VIP ¥300
📍 158 Julu Road | 巨鹿路158号
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