Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Bettie Page Birthday Tribute Show ft. Anna Fur Laxis @ Candor
You know the 1950s pin-up girl, Bettie Page? She’s back for a birthday bash at Candor! Cool it with Shanghai’s peachiest big-time broad, Anna Fur Laxis, the queen of burlesque. Go ape and choose a few of Candor’s swinging signature crafted cocktails for you and your cronies.
NO COVER // 10 PM – LATE
432 South Shaanxi Road, near Yongjia Road // 陕西南路432号, 近永嘉路
Paul Ogata @ Kung Fu Komedy
Japanese comic Paul Ogata shows you how to keep face whilst joking about race at Kung Fu Komedy. He’s a hit in the US on NBC, Showtime and Comedy Central; you might have seen him on Friday Night Live, The Late Late Show, Asia Street Comedy and Pacific Rim Comedy. Readers Digest called him, “An agent provocateur of cross cultural hilarity”. See his show on Friday night at 8.30 PM, or Saturday night at 8 PM and 10 PM.
100 RMB (presale) 150 RMB (door) // FRI, 8.30 PM & SAT, 8 PM, 10 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Shanghai Spectrum Closing Party @ Craft
This is your last chance to experience the Shanghai Spectrum art show; the closing party is hosted at Craft. Painting, photography, video art and live performance, meet the artists behind the work Spectrum has been showcasing over the past month.
Pierogi Ladies serve tasty Polish snacks throughout the night so you won’t get hungry! Party to funk, disco and house all night, with Les Rossignols behind the decks.
NO COVER // 8 PM – LATE
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road // 东湖路7号2楼, 近淮海路
Kick The Gong Around: Spring Art Festival @ 1933
Immerse yourself in a seasonal explosion, createded by Kick the Gong Around at the stunning 1933 labyrinth. The Fantastical Botanical spring festival brings the architecture into bloom, turning the Sky Theatre and the Basilica room into an indoor garden. The immersive art festival features performances, workshops, lectures, interactive artworks, cinema screenings, a children’s area, photo booths and a huge indoor craft market.
See the programme of events!
40 RMB (WeChat presale) 50 RMB (door) FREE (Children under 7) // SAT, 2 PM – 9 PM & SUN, 12 PM – 8 PM
Floor 3, 611 Liyang Road, near Haining Road // 溧阳路611号, 近海宁路
Block Party Brunch @ Brownstone
Treat yourself to Sunday morning brunch and chill with the block party at Brownstone tapas and lounge bar. The hippest spot in Surpass Court, you can dine on the patio, in the sunshine, and soak up some Brooklyn rays.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
Surpass Court, Unit 311, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Road // 永嘉路570号311座, 近岳阳路
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Have a great weekend Shanghaiists!
[Featuring Anna Fur Laxis, Bettie Page Birthday Tribute Show @ Candor]