Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Run in Blue for Autism @ Yichuan Middle School
Run in Blue to change the lives of families with autistic children, the 5km track starts at Yichuan Middle School, organised by Shanghai Rotaract. Signup quickly for special early bird rates, 100 RMB for students and 140 RMB for adults, the signup fee includes food and the t-shirt! Add Chewie138 on WeChat to register in English, or AmyLiuMin for Mandarin Chinese.
150 RMB (student) 200 RMB (adult) // 9 AM – 3 PM
101 Huayin Road, near Luochuan Road // 华阴路101号, 近洛川路
Slow Art Day 2016 @ 1933 Slaughterhouse
Take a slow stroll around the exhibition at 1933 Slaughterhouse featuring artworks by Li Wen Guang. Experience the architecture of this art deco wonder and former abattoir with a glass of wine, plus some arty conversation starters.
NO COVER // 10.30 AM – 12.30 PM
Unit 1-311, 1933, 611 Liyang Road // 溧阳路611号1933老场坊创意园区1-311单元
Market on the Bund @ Eight Art Hotel
Stroll down the Bund to Eight Art Hotel where you can find out of this world detox juices, waffles and more. Market on the Bund opens for a good cause, 10% of the sales of the sales go to a charity for autistic children.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 6 PM
7 East Yanan Road, near near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 延安东路7号, 近中山东一路
Rumble in the Jumble @ Cambio Coffee
Check out the new Cambio Coffee on Aomen Road and browse the charity jumble sale. You might find a few vintage wonders to restock your wardrobe with.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
280 Aomen Road, The Market, near Changhua Road // 澳门路280号, 近昌化路
Entrepreneurship in North Korea @ Glam, M on the Bund
All we hear about North Korea is rocket launches and political rhetoric, so instead hear about a group of young North Korean entrepreneurs at Glam. Nils Weisensee, Head of Operations at Choson Exchange in the DPRK, presents the NPO’s projects in North Korea.
75 RMB incl. a drink or tea/coffee // 4 PM
Floor 7, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road, near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 广东路20号外滩五号7楼, 近中山东一路
Spotlight: Joe Schaeffer @ Kung Fu Komedy
The 2nd runner up of China International Comedy Festival and Kung Fu Komedy regular, Joe Schaeffer takes the stage in tonight’s standup comedy spotlight. The one and only Andy Curtain hosts the evening, Ben Frank and Mohammed Magdi are first on stage.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
4F, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Richie Hawtin @ MAO Livehouse
Richie Hawtin headlines at MAO Livehouse with Mansun, Ghost, Frankie Lam, Spark, MasterMic and Freeze in support. English Canadian electronic musician, Richard “Richie” Hawtin is a three times award-winning DJ.
300 RMB (presale) 380 RMB (door) // 9 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road, near Jiangguo Road // 重庆南路308号3楼, 近建国中路
Werewolf BBQ + Skate + Rap Contest + Techno @ Mansion
The werewolves come out at The Mansion for a 15 hour party, unleashing the beasts of Dynasty Villa. The lineup features 10 big DJs, plus a rap battle and a BBQ starting from 5 PM.
50 RMB incl. 2 drinks (before 9 PM) 100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 5 PM – 8 AM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yanan Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Synth Crush @ Dada
Synth Crush celebrates the advent of the synthesiser with a cold wave, dark disco party. Go wild at Dada with 4 great DJs, Bell Towers, Illsee, Velvet Robot and Ludvic Orlando.
NO COVER // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
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[Featuring Richie Hawtin @ MAO Livehouse]