Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Racing Drone Workshop @ XinCheJian
Build your own high-speed drone with the techies at XinCheJian, teachers provide you with a super high-quality carbon fibre kit and guidance on how to put it all together. If you can’t make the Friday morning workshop, there is a second workshop on Saturday at 5 PM.
3200 RMB – 3900 RMB // 10 AM
愚园东路28号3号楼1层 // Building 3, Floor 1, 28 East Yuyuan Road
Rock Scissors Paper @ Lyceum Theatre
Original Chinese musical, Rock Scissors Paper premieres at the Lyceum Theatre. The show is directed by RobertVicencio and co-produced with Mohan Huang, with music by Thomas Schönberg, Gete, Longan, and an all-Chinese cast of actors. If you are learning Mandarin Chinese, already fluent, or you’re just manic about musicals then don’t miss out!
50 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM (Apr 8 – 14)
57 South Maoming Road, near Changle Road // 茂名南路57号, 近长乐路
Friday Night Comedy Showcase @ Kung Fu Komedy
Drew Fralick hosts the Friday night comedy showcase at the house built for laughs, Kung Fu Komedy. The grizzly-bear clown from Sweden, Björn Dahlman takes to the stage with Andrea Jones-Rooy, Isobel Moulder, Laurent Dupont, Misha Kalhin and Paul Johnson.
50 RMB // 8.45 PM
Floor 4, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Casino Demon & Round Eye @ Yuyintang
Beijing’s roughest rockers, Casino Demon clash with Round Eye of Shanghai at Yuyintang. Casino Demon stops off on a nationwide tour of its first album in 7 years, Purple Haze from the Orient, bringing Round Eye in support.
80 RMB (presale) 100 RMB (door) // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西
QI-POW! After Dark burlesque @ The Pearl
Anna Fur Laxis leads her QI-POW! girls on stage, performing their newest burlesque show ‘After Dark’ at The Pearl. If you’re dying to experience the latest sexy circus show, but you can’t make it tonight, there’s a second performance tomorrow night.
180 RMB // 9 PM (April 8 – 9)
471 Zhapu Road, near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
Honey Boundsystem @ Craft
San Francisco’s Jackie House surfs the sound waves at Craft tonight, DJing the Honey Boundsystem. Get in on with Discosmic Adventure and hard liquor at the vodka bar.
NO COVER // 10 PM
Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Road // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号
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[Featuring Casino Demon @ Yuyintang]