Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai.
Designing Technology for Music Making @ NYU Shanghai
Learn about how the NYU Music Experience Design Lab creates new technologies and experiences for music making, and the program’s recent projects with students, teachers, and musicians including Peter Gabriel and Herbie Hancock.
📍 Room 101, 1555 Century Avenue | 世纪大道1555号101室
Living Outside the Mainstream @ MIXPACE Carlowitz
Part of Shanghai Queer Film Festival, this film is directed by Xiaopei He, an activist for people living with HIV, sex workers, and the LBGT community. A Q&A will be held after the film.
📍 3F, 255 Middle Jiangxi Road | 江西中路255号3楼
Party for Paws @ Maya
Support the pooches by feasting on Mexican food and downing free-flow booze (from 7-10 pm). Also, live music from Santiago Gomez, a lucky draw, and an expert to dishing out training tips to keep you and your dog happy.
📍 568 Julu Road | 巨鹿路568弄
Lookas & LUMBERJVCK @ Modern Sky Lab
A night of heavy trap and dubstep with Miami-based producer and Rolling Stones-approved Lookas, and Connor Schnitzel, also known as LUMBERJVCK, whose tunes have been played by Skrillex.
📍3F, 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号3楼
China Healthcare Investor Forum @ Shanghai World Financial Center
This forum will feature the nation’s leading healthcare investors as they discuss key opportunities and challenges in China. Join deal makers from KPCB, CDH Investments, Lilly Asia Ventures, and OrbiMed for a panel discussion and Q&A.
📍 50F, 100 Century Avenue | 世纪大道100号50楼
Noir Soiree Show @ The Pearl
The Pearl puts on its Noir Soiree cabaret this September and October. Combining classic circus performance with exotic dance, the show tells the tale of a young girl journeying into the dark corners of her soul.
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; at the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Audrey Hepburn Always and Forever @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
Audrey Hepburn is a British actress, model, dancer, and a French resistance hero during World War II. Catch the private collection and film-related exhibits of the Hollywood icon on display for first time that will have audiences connecting with her deeply.
🕒 Last day
📍 1000 Mid Yan’an Road | 延安中路1000号
LA Kings Vs. Vancouver Canucks @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
The LA Kings and Vancouver Canucks kick off their pre-season with this game in Shanghai. Two-time Stanley Cup champions LA King will have an all-star line up including Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty, while Henrik Sedin and his brother Daniel Sedin will feature for the Canucks.
📍 1200 Expo Avenue | 世博大道1200号
Magic Mike @ The Pearl
The Magic Mike Show returns to The Pearl once again for a night of hip-shaking, shirt-ripping, gyrating fun. Happening on September 21, catch six male dancers as they reenact scenes from the films through daring dance routines punctuated by risque moves.
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Cocktails & Chill – Dirty Dancing @ MIXPLACE Amytis
Re-live one of cinema’s most iconic love stories in “Dirty Dancing” as you sip on cocktails from Lemons’ bartenders alongside big slices of Joe’s NYC Pizza.
📍 566 Mid Huaihai Road | 淮海中路566号
Wine & Dine Festival @ Shanghai Expo Park
The 2017 Shanghai Wine & Dine Festival brings together food from 15 countries including Italy, France, Switzerland, Netherland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Russia, Japan, and Korea. There’s also wine and coffee tastings, and baking demonstrations.
📍 1750 Expo Avenue | 世博大道1750号
Lost Frequencies @ Linx
Felix De Laet, better known as Lost Frequencies, is known his global smash hit “Are You With Me” in 2014. He is the first Belgian artist to have his first three singles at the number one spot on the Ultratop official Belgian charts, and he’s also releasing his debut album “Less Is More” in October on Armin Van Buuren’s iconic Armada label.
📍 2F, 98 Mid Huaihai Road | 淮海中路98号2楼
Supply Chain & Logistics Innovation in China @ W Hotel
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform that connect startups to corporations. The goal is to create the world’s best ecosystem to link industry leading corporations with disruptive startups in IoT asset tracking, advanced analytics, supply chain, and future technologies.
📍 66 Lvshun Road | 旅顺路66号
Color Run @ Sunland Green
The Color Run was founded in March 2011 to promote healthiness and happiness by getting people to run in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet.” This year’s theme is Dream World, and participants will run through colored foam, scribble their aspirations on the Dream Wall, and snap photos with giant unicorns.
📍 628 Qifan Road | 启帆路628号
Soft Power 2017 @ Leo Gallery
With the focus on the fact that in the world of art, the power of the female cannot be overlooked, Leo Gallery presents a group show comprising works by four female artists. All of these artists, with their sex-specific perspective, sentiments and dexterity, create extraordinary artworks one after another. Through these pieces, they demonstrate to contemporaries their passion and love of life.
🕒 Until Sept 23 (Closed on Mondays)
💰 Free entry
📍 376 Wukang Road | 武康路376号
GLAMOURLAB @ Wanda Reign on the Bund
GLAMOURLAB is celebrating their second-year anniversary with a pop-up beauty salon offering makeup, hairstyle, manicure, facial treatment, eyelash extensions, massage, and more. An afternoon tea buffet will also be provided, which you can knock back with bubbly cocktails.
📍 538 East Zhongshan 2nd Road | 中山东二路538号
Budweiser STORM Music Festival @ Shendi Ecology Park
STORM returns to Shanghai for its fourth year. This year’s line up has not been released yet, but past performers of the festival include Hardwell, Skrillex, Tiesto, and Afrojack. General Admission and VIP tickets are available, and VIP allows you entrance to a private space with extra restrooms and a separate bar.
📍 Road | 申迪东路399弄188号
Against The Current “In Our Bones” Tour @ Bandai Namco Dream Hall
American pop rock band Against The Current make their local debut. The group is known for their covers on YouTube and they currently have over 1.7 million subscribers and 150 million channel views. This tour is in anticipation of their album “In Our Bones.”
📍 179 Yichang Road | 宜昌路179号
Ultimate Sunday brunch @ Pudong Shangri-La
This mega brunch spans 13 live cooking stations including the hotel’s Japanese restaurant Nadaman, as well as dishes from Germany, France, China, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, India, Thailand, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Peru. A live band will perform inside Yi Café, and there’s face painting, a table magician and a supervised kids center for the little ones.
🕒 Every Sunday, 12-3pm
📍 33 Fucheng Road | 富城路33号
Battle Beast 2017 China Tour @ Yuyintang
Battle Beast is a Finnish heavy metal band that won the Wacken Metal Battle in 2010. The group is known their highly-acclaimed debut album Steel, and they’ve stayed at the forefront of the symphonic metal scene since then. Los Crasher will open for them in Shanghai.
📍 851 Kaixuan Road | 凯旋路851号
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