Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Internations Networking @ Shook!
Join the Internations networking group at Shook! in the Swatch Art Peace Hotel. Enjoy Shanghai’s most famous view from the terrace and meet professionals from all around the world.
100 RMB (members) 150 RMB (non-members) // 7 PM – LATE
Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Floor 5-6, 23 East Nanjing Road, near East Zhongshan 1 Road //
China Cup: Milan Glorie v. Shanghai Legends @ Hongkou Football Stadium
The legends of soccer in Milan and Shanghai lock swords at Hongkou Football Stadium. The showdown features the likes of Andriy Shevchenko, Massimo Ambrosini and Franco Baresi. If you’re looking for a ticket from a scalper on the door always be warey of fakes.
100 RMB // 7.45 PM
444 East Jiangwan Road, near North Sichuan Road // 东江湾路444号, 近四川北路
Spill Your Guts @ Inferno
After 5 flaming years in Shanghai, toast to the gods of metal at Inferno. Destroy ¥30 Asahis with free entry and 4 bands on stage from 8pm – Hitobashira, The Machinery of Other Skeletons, Spill Your Guts and Negacy.
NO COVER // 8 PM – 3 AM
Bund Square, Floor 1, 658 Dapu Road, near East Longhua Road // 打浦路658号1楼, 近龙华东路
Stones Throw 20 Year Anniversary @ The Shelter
LA hip-hop monsters, Stones Throw drop the breaks on their 20th anniversary at Shelter. In the basement for one night only, DJs PB Wolf, Egyptian Lover, Knxwledge and Earl Sweatshirt.
150 RMB // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
Shanghai Wonders @ Dobe
Shanghai Wonders handmade craft market features the magnificent Lalu at Dobe, in the We building terrace by Donghua University. Wonder at the hi-tech magician Leivy Song on stage at 12 midday, then stick around for the Princess Bride theatre performance at 2pm and live music from 3 ’til 6pm.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 6 PM
258 Yangzhai Road, near Kaixuan Road // 杨宅路258号, 近凯旋路
Mexican Fiesta @ Dogtown
Arriba! Arriba! A Mexican fiesta lets loose on the street at Dogtown, with loads of tequila, margaritas and live music from 1pm. Get some of those carne asada burritos and one-off drinks deals all day and night.
NO COVER // 1 PM – LATE
409 North Shaanxi Road, near Fengxian Road // 陕西北路409号, 近奉贤路
A Long Week of Short Films: Love Triangle @ Minsheng Art Museum
A Long Week of Short Films festival opens a discussion about new narratives in video games, documentary and animation, at Minsheng Art Museum. Industry professionals lead the discussion, the panel includes Barish Gensel, Baishen Yan, Jimmy Gu (顾欣), Guo Chunning, Ewa Pytka and Sanju Surendran.
Check out the festival website, lots of workshops, lectures, screenings and exhibitions from May 5 – 15.
NO COVER // 3 PM – 5 PM
Red Town, Building F, 570 West Huaihai Road // 淮海西路570号 F座红方
B2B Co:Motion @ Elevator
Head Co:Motion DJs, Raz and Mau Mau, shag the decks back-to-back at Elevator. Entry is free when you scan the QR-code on the door.
30 RMB (Free with WeChat) // 10 PM – LATE
Floor 4, 218 Xinle Road, near Donghu Road // 新乐路218号, 近东湖路
The Ultimate Mother’s Day Cook off @ Shanghai Centre
This Sunday, from noon to six, cozy up with Kate & Kimi’s Farmer’s Market at Shanghai Centre and check out the carefully sourced ingredients that the community-owned online service can deliver to your doorstep. The Blue Sky Kitchen, their army of local chefs, will also be on hand to put out awesome ready-to-eat meals. There will be sweets, treats, tasty drinks (Lizzy’s All Natural is bringing her cocktails…) and some fantastic family-friendly entertainment to go along with it. FIND OUT MORE!
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
1376 Nanjing Road West // 南京西路1376号
9 Mother’s Day treats for the most important person in the world
This Sunday is Mother’s Day! Shower her with gifts, take her out for lunch, pamper her at the spa and definitely don’t let her cook dinner. Stuck for ideas of how to celebrate in Shanghai? Check out these perfect surprises for your number one Mum.
Resurrection of Materiality @ Art+ Shanghai Gallery
Art+ Gallery opens a new exhibition featuring the work of Zhuang Hong Yi and Zhang Zhenxue. Resurrection of Materiality is all about the materials that make art – paint, resin, petals, everything under the sun.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 7 PM
191 South Suzhou Road, near Middle Sichuan Road // 南苏州路191号, 近四川中路
Open Ending by Wang Yishu @ C14 Gallery
Gansu-born photographer and artist, Wang Yishu opens a solo exhibition at C14 Gallery. Curated by Jiang Wei, the images share a sense of timelessness, on show until June 19.
NO COVER // 1 PM
Floor 1, Lane 6, 36 Gao’an Road, near Middle Huaihai Road // 高安路6弄36号1楼, 近淮海中路
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Have a great weekend Shanghaiists!
[Featuring Peanut Butter Wolf]