Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
5th CFO Innovation Shanghai Forum @ JW Marriott
CFOs, financial controllers, treasurers and executives spend a day at the JW Marriott, yapping about money and drinking tea. The 5th CFO Innovation Shanghai Forum focuses on identifying the possible challenges and new risks in China’s economic transition.
995 USD // 8.30 AM – 5 PM
399 West Nanjing Road, near South Huangpi Road // 南京西路399号, 近黄陂南路
Retrospective on the work of filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin @ Kerry Centre
Filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin opens a retrospective of his work at the Kerry Center, screening Un conte de Noël (2008) at 6.30 PM followed by a Q&A. Tomorrow, China Art Museum screens La Sentinelle (2006) at 2 PM and afterwards Desplechin gives a masterclass in filmmaking. Look out for the French culture and art festival beginning on April 29.
NO COVER // 6.30 PM
1515 West Nanjing Road, near Tongren Road // 南京西路1515号,嘉里中心 , 近铜仁路
BUTOH: Dream of Embryo @ 1933
The Japanese dance of darkness, Butoh awakens the trauma of World War II at the slaughterhouse 1933 Theatre. Performed by Katsura Kan, Dream of Embryo interprets the unconscious affects of trauma with bodily contortions, should be a memorable experience.
180 RMB // 7.15 PM (April 21 – 24)
Floor 3, 611 Liyang Road, near Haining Road // 溧阳路611号, 近海宁路
Going to Baidi @ Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
From April 21 – May, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre stages bilingual theatre show Going to Baidi. It tells the story of a poor woman, on a journey to find her children in the beautiful city of Baidi, with nothing but her hopes and dreams.
180 RMB – 300 RMB // 7.30 PM (April 21 – May 8)
288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu // 安福路288号, 近武康路
Say Yes ft. Hiroshi Watanabe aka. Kaito @ The Shelter
Say Yes sets loose DJ Kaito at The Shelter, joined by MIIIA and Zuckermann aka The Stranger in The Night. Groove to samples from Kaito’s new EP Multiverse, out now on Detroit label Transmat.
50 RMB // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
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[Featuring Katsura Kan, Dream of Embryo @ 1933]