Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
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
Paper folding artwork @ HuskMitNavn
Meet the stunning artworks on folded white paper by Danish artist HuskMitNavn. Witness how he magically converts 2D black-and-white drawings into 3D through simple techniques like shredding, folding, curling and rubbing.
🕒 10am – 6pm
💰 Free Entry
📍 1717 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1717号
Latino night dance party @ La Bodeguita Del Medio
With a twist of the hips and turn of the head, the evening of salsa begins at this iconic Cuban restaurant. Boasting a fantastic show with animation, the music of this diner goes well into the night. Dinner is authentically Cuban and mojitos are buy-one-get-one-free from 6pm to 8pm!
🕒 9.30pm till closing
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路 191号
Fashion Innovation @ DoBe WE
Two fashion specialists, Mrs. Amelie Mongrain and Mr. Vincent Djen, the co-founder of FashionEx, are invited to share their professional vision about the perspectives of fashion innovation. Keep pace with the hottest upcoming trends.
🕒 6pm – 8pm
💰 Free entry
📍 501 Jiujiang Road | 九江路501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
Show Luo, Crazy World Tour @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
“Crazy World Tour” unfolds in a fantastical world of simulation where everything is automated. Xiaozhu is ready to wow everyone with his amazing stage presence, alongside sensational multimedia displays with high-tech sounds, lights and sets.
💰 ¥280 -1280
📍 1200 EXPO Avenue | 世博大道1200号
The Little Match Girl @ Shanghai International Dance Center
Arthur Pita injects new life to the classic narrative known to every household by presenting an alternative conclusion. Infused with dance choreography and songs, this heartwarming production will not only enchant kids, but allow adults for a new interpretation.
💰 ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480/ ¥580
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路1650号
90s to Naughties @ Smash
90s to Naughties journeys you back to the 90s. Expect a full on party with bangers from J-Lo, Britney, Baby Bash, Aaliyah, Destiny’s Child, NellyJennifer Paige, Sisqo, OMC and Deep Blue Something.
💰 Free entry
📍 685 Dingxi Road | 定西路685号
Summer yoga & brunch @ Bread etc
Want to shape up or revitialise your mind? Join ViraYoga to practice an hour of mind-freeing yoga at the bakery’s private space overlooking Shanghai’s stunning skyline. After recharging your body and soul, kickstart your day with a nutritious breakfast with eggs, rye flour bread, quinoa salad, mini-cups mix, a fresh juice and a hot drink.
📍 1486 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1486号
All-you-can-eat BBQ buffet @ Tap House
Pop down to their beautiful outdoor space and spoil yourself with this irresistibly savoury all-you-can-eat barbeque. Make it there as one of the first 20 people and you will get a FREE bottle of beer! No worries if you can’t, they have 18 craft beers on tap available at a reasonable price. Available on both Saturdays and Sundays.
🕒 4pm – 10pm
📍 74 Yongkang Road | 永康路74号
Teo Tronico vs. Roberto Prosseda @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Immerse yourself in the piano battle bwtween a robot and a human pianist, plaing the same masterpieces of maestros.This ingenious performance is sure to renew your image of the piano recital format through incentives for a conscious, critical and participative listening.
🕒 Aug 5 & 6, 2pm / 7.30pm
💰 ¥180/ ¥280/ ¥380/ ¥480
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1380号
Zhang Xiaowei: White Smoke @ Gallery 55
Inspired by the narrative of memory and the artists’ knowledge of underground literature, Cult movies, and 1990s rock music, Zhang Xiaowei’s solo exhibition “White Smoke” interweaves different fragments in the same picture to form a peculiar metaphor. Comprising representative canvas works by the artist created over the past three years, this show conveys feelings of hysteresis in the passage of time effectively to the audience.
🕒 Last day
💰 Free entry
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
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