Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Salad day @ Thought For Food
For ¥138, two people can savor an abundance of cold cuts, freshly baked bread, organic greens, homemade pickles, and cheese at this buy-one-get-one-free salad bar.
🕒 11.30am – 4.30pm
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Burger deals @ Xuan Bar
Stop in this eatery and feast on buy-one-get-one-free burger deals including complimentary free flow iced tea. Available on weekdays until the end of August.
🕒 11.30am – 2.30pm
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路 88号
Shaving in the Dark @ Smash
Shaving in the Dark returns once again to Smash, this time with their Drink & Draw event. Get your pens or pencils out, inhale their drink deals, and get your hands on their second zine.
📍 685 Dingxi Road | 定西路685号
Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology @ Shanghai New International Expo Centre
The Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology trade show covers building automation, smart home, cabling, security and access control. Visitors can find comprehensive information about the latest developments, trends, products, and services in smart building systems.
🕒 Sep 5 – 7
📍 2345 Longyang Rd | 龙阳路2345号
📍 2F, 135 Yanping Road | 延平路135号2楼
Song of Lear @ Shanghai Concert Hall
The highest-rated performance at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Songs of Lear uses scenes from King Lear to weave a story of gestures, words, and music that explores the themes behind one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies.
📍 523 East Yan’an Road | 延安东路523号
Muse @ Shanghai Center of Photography
This exhibition showcases the artworks of China’s most experienced and progressive photographer Zhang Haier through portraits, and how he spent 30 years seeking enlightenment through a dark lens.
🕒 Until Oct 29
📍 2555 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道2555号
King’s Business School Shanghai alumni @ Naked Hub
Join fellow alumni for a networking reception and the King’s APAC Connect event. Build your professional network, catch up with old friends, and hear more about the launch of King’s Business School.
📍 3F, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路1237号3楼
Broadway Musical: Sister Act @ Shanghai Culture Square
Broadway musical comedy Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in a convent. Under the watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own.
📍 597 Middle Fuxing Road | 复兴中路597号
2017 PHOTOFAIRS @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
Photofairs returns for the fourth year, and the 2017 edition brings together emerging and established artists who push the boundaries of the photographic medium and challenge the notion of what photography can be.
🕒 Sept 7-10
📍 1000 Yan’an Road | 延安路1000号
Jabbawockeez: PRiSM @ Plus Space
Integrating hip-hop with classical and contemporary Chinese dance styles, the critically-acclaimed dance group Jabbawockeez lands in town to create a canvas of artistic imagery through their intricate moves.
📍 228 Tangzijing Road | 塘子泾路228号
Lenka The Color Tour @ Himalayas Center
Australian singer and actress Lenka is best known for her songs “The Show” and “Everything at Once,” and her vocals are a juxtaposition of pop and layered, complicated influences. She also creates stop-motion, paper art-type animated music videos for each of her singles for a deliberately childlike effect. Don’t miss this performance as she performs some of her biggest hits.
📍 1188-1 Fangdian Road | 芳甸路1188弄1号
Golden Summer Beer & Food Festival @ The Place
Expect over 20 craft beer brands at this fest, including Dream Brewers, Fundows, Master Gao, Estrella Galicia, Mission, Kunstmann and more. Food will be served by Raw Plus, Vim, New York Style Pizza, and STIX, and tunes comes courtesy of DJ Gigi Lee, YOKOKO, HBF, Aaron Key, and Jeff Chong. Tickets get you one beer and two food items.
💰 Pre-sale ¥100
📍 100 Zunyi Road | 遵义路100号
Shanghai Featured Roads Cultural Tour @ Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
Iconic Shanghai features the city’s secret corners through artist Li Shoubai’s eyes. The exhibition combines different artistic techniques and all kinds of information, captured by Haipai paper cutting artworks.
🕒 Until Oct 29
📍 2F, 100 People Avenue | 人民大道100号2楼
Chinese Dance “The Moon Opera” @ Shanghai International Dance Center
Chinese traditions meet modern dance in The Moon Opera by Wang Yabin. Based on the novel by the same name by Bi Feiyu, it tells the story of Xiao Yanqiu, a lead in the classical Chinese opera Flying to the Moon. Slowly her stage and real lives become intermingled, and soon enough, the character she plays cannot be separated from who she is. A tale of jealousy, love, talent and rejection.
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路1650号
FIBO CHINA @ Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing
The leading international trade show for fitness, wellness and health in China, FIBO China hosts over 100 international exhibitors presenting their products and services. The exhibition also includes nutritional concepts, sportswear and sports accessories, as well as tips in terms of health and beauty care.
🕒 Sep 7 – 9
📍 35 Zhongjiang Road | 中江路35号
DJ Optimo @ Dada
JD Twitch and JG Wilkes are responsible for the club night Optimo (Espacio), which ran in Glasgow between 1997 and 2010 at Sub Club. Each Optimo set is different, and this summer sees them celebrate 20 years since the birth of their club night and since they started DJing together.
📍 115 Xingfu Road | 幸福路115号
Super Penguin: Legends Basketball Game @ Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Tencent sports presents Super Penguin, a basketball match between NBA legendary stars and Chinese celebrities. Each team get the help of one NBA legend – Walter Ray Allen Jr (Celtics/Heat) and Paul Pierce (Celtics).
📍 701 Yongyao Road | 泳耀路701号
“Rays of Light in Italian Modern Art” @ Modern Art Museum
The Modern Art Museum Shanghai is hosting a massive exhibition of modernist pieces from two Italian painters – Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) and Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964). On display are de Chirico’s iconic proto-surrealism works and Morandi’s own prolific career in Natura Morta and landscape pieces.
📍 4777 BinJiang Da Dao | 滨江大道4777号
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