Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Storytelling @ Kaiba
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.
🕒 3pm – 5pm, until July 31, 7pm – 9pm
💰 Early Bird ¥150; At the door ¥200
📍 479 Wuding Road | 武定路479号
LANY 2017 @ BANDAI NAMCO Shanghai Base
Get pumped for the rising American Alternative Band LANY at this debut show! After Europe, the Phillippines and Hong Kong, it’s finally your go to experience the album fuelled by triumph and enthusiasm but also haziness and wistfulness.
💰 Pre-sale ¥250; At the door ¥280
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179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 August 4, 10.10am – 3pm
📍 523 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路523号
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
Panda Volleyball Camp @ Gezhi High School
Bump, set, and spike with top volleyball coaches and players this summer. This competitive program attracts students from all across the world. Classes include training techniques and physical wellness sessions.
🕒 Until August 5, 9am
📍 66 Guangxi North Road | 广西北路66号
Puppet Summer Camp @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Known for productions like Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia interweaves art and theater to bring you this exciting summer camp. Let your child experience the fun of creating his or her own puppet out of everyday materials. Watch these puppets come to life for the final project–their very own performance!
🕒 Ends August 5, 9am – 4pm
📍 800 Miaojiang Lu | 苗江路800号
Cuban National Holiday @ La Bodeguita Del Medio
To celebrate the revolution anniversary of Cuba, the iconic Cuban restaurant and bar shakes up a crisp, minty and earthy Mojito to freshen your day up for just ¥30.
🕒 All day
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Jiang Tie Li Sculpture Exhibit @ China Arts Museum
Sculptor Jiang Tie Li explores the human condition in his latest exhibition, the theme of which is “No Views”. His stone series The Journal of Life taps into his mind and forges a personal connection with their viewers.
🕒 Last day, 10am – 6pm
📍 205 Shangnan Road | 上南路205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
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
Search Inside Yourself @ The Living Room by Octave
With world-renowned experts in neuroscience, mindfulness and emotional intelligence on board, this leadership program introduces practical tools for (re)gaining focus, self-awareness, and resilience. The time is now to bring out the best in yourself.
🕒 Aug 3&4, 9am – 5pm
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Differentiating Yourself Uniquely in Your Personal Branding @ Dr. Shi Bisset
The Chamber’s Human Resources and Women in Business Focus Groups invite Dr. Shi Bisset to host this evening session, explaining how to fashion a unique and strong personal brand, so as to establish trust and reliability. Members only.
🕒 6.30pm – 8.30pm
💰 ¥150 includes snacks and two drinks
📍 590 Weihai Road | 威海路590弄
Elisapee and the Northern Lights @ Art Space for Kids
Aimed at 2 to 7-year-olds, this intimate show by Théâtre Motus ferries you to the Arctic world created by table-top puppetry, shadow theater, and live music. Your search for the Northern Lights, led by Elisapee – a little Inuit girl -and driven by a dog sled, begins. Feast on the breathtaking sights all you want but mind the polar bear and seals lurking in the wilderness.
💰 ¥230/ ¥430 for two/ ¥630 for three
📍 1898 Gong He Xin Road | 共和新路1898号
GMU X Asian Dope Boys @ CLUB ALL
Beijing-based Asian Dope Boys teams up with GMU STUDIO for an unforgettable weekend party. Get ready to be impressed by the soul-stirring satsuma biwa performance by Kakushin Nishihara. Rock the party with Cyber69, 33 and all musicians attending.
🕒 10.30pm – late
💰 Pre-sale ¥100 / At the door ¥120
📍 17 Xiang yang Road | 襄阳北路17号
No Man’s Land @ Majestic Theatre
Directed by Sean Mathias, casting Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, this tension-packed and conflict-ridden play comes to Shanghai after its hit run on Broadway. Spare a night for this cliffhanger.
💰 ¥100/ ¥100
📍 66 Jiangning Road | 江宁路66号
Stage: ‘Réversible’ @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
The 7 finger new circus brings a compelling theatrical experience, combining exhilarating elements of theater, acrobatics, circus, music, and dance. As performers showcase their eye-opening stunts, try to work out the correlation between the historical anecdotes of their families and a better tomorrow.
🕒 Until Aug 13, 7.30 pm
💰 ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Chilean duo Dënver Concert @ The Pearl
Dënver bring their talent to Shanghai this time, whose latest album listed by Rolling Stone as one of the best Latin American albums of 2016. Expect funky sounds and all night dancing with your groovy dress code on.
💰 Pre-sale ¥60; At the door ¥80
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
The Wonderful World In Concert @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Experience a world-class live orchestra set to a large IMAX screen showing the dazzling beauty of the world we inhabit. From shots of the ocean, the grass lands, the desert and the amazing creatures that live there, set off on a marvellous journey made possible by a wonderful soundtrack.
💰 ¥80/ ¥160/ ¥260/ ¥360
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
Top 100 DJs Festival @ Shendi Ecology Park
The 100 greatest DJs are gathering together not to battle, but to present you the best of electro beats. Expect extraordinary talents to burst the stage at this awesome music fest. Get pumped for this once-in-a-lifetime experience with Dash Berlin, Bassjackers, Florian Picasso and more.
💰 ¥480/ ¥680
📍 399 East Shendi Road | 申迪东路399弄
Say Yes: Phase Fatale @ Elevator
Berlin-based DJ Phase Fatale, having released two outstanding EPs, will bring his hits to the weekend show in collaboration with sound producer Hayden Payne. Immerse yourself in a realm where techno, post-punk and industrial collide and connect.
🕒 10pm till late
📍 218 Xinle Road | 新乐路218号
Beatles for Babies @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
This interactive, high-energy show introduces timeless songs from the legendary UK band to your teeny-tiny tods. Keep them active dancing (or moving) to the sounds created by violin, saxophone, cello and percussion. Let them show off their innate talent while interacting with a poetic dancer.
🕒 2.30pm / 4.30pm
📍 800 Miaojiang Road | 苗江路800号
Go Above and Beyond @ Orbit
With Special Speaking Skills Workshop Series going on, Larry Schuster CC promises some handy tips and secret tricks for storytelling that take your speaking skills to another level.
🕒 2pm – 5pm
💰 early bird ¥75 / standard¥100
📍 968 West Beijing Road | 北京西路968号
Feng Chen Solo Show @ Capsule
Artist Feng Chen’s solo show features automated system built from the artist’s perspective and imagination, including carbon fiber sculptures, resin sculptures and Ebru paintings, a traditional Middle Eastern paper marbling technique.
🕒 Last day, 10am – 6pm
💰 Free entry
📍 Building 16, Anfu Road, 275 Nong | 安福路 275 弄16号
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