Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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
P4P Pet Adoption Day @ Kaiba
People for Pets holds a doggy adoption day at Kaiba from 1 PM. Add the people4pets WeChat account for more info.
NO COVER // 1 PM – 5 PM
739 Dingxi Road, near West Yan’an Road // 定西路739号, 近延安西路
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
Laugh Your Hearts Out @ Sasha’s
Support Heart to Heart charity for children by laughing your heart out at Sasha’s this weekend. Shanghai Comedy Club brings you improv and standup to raise money for the heart disease foundation.
100 RMB // 7.30 PM
11 Dongping Road, near Hengshan Road // 东平路11号, 近衡山路
GRUNGE @ MAO Livehouse
The Chinese Grunge Alliance moshes out at MAO Livehouse with 5 mad acts from the middle kingdom. Catch MEGUANME, Cars Cars Cars, Prank, YuHaiWei and Dirty Fingers on stage from 8 PM.
80 RMB // 8 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road, near Middle Jianguo Road // 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
LQ Logo Launch Party @ Roxie
Les Queers launches its new logo, going off with a bang at Roxie. One of the most active lesbian & queer women’s networks across China with 488 members in Shanghai alone, LQ offers a safe, welcoming environment for women who want to make friends and connect with each other.
NO COVER // 9 PM – LATE
Floor 2, 359 Kangding Road, near North Shanxi Road // 康定路359号2楼, 近陕西北路
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
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!