Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Rat Run @ Sproutworks (Hongqiao)
Team 5-10km running race, the Rat Run scurries through the alleys of Hongqiao, sponsored by Sproutworks. Add RunnersHai on WeChat for more details and to signup a team of 3-5 rats.
100 RMB // 9.30 AM – 12 PM
The Place, 122 Zunyi Road, near Ziyun Road // 遵义路122号36单元, 近紫云路
PPAR Adoption Day @ Sinan Mansions
Your new, number-one best buddy waits at Sinan Mansions, adopt a cat, dog or both! Go for a quick pet and see if you bond with anyone – maybe Li Bai, PPAR’s cat of May, will be there.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 4 PM
519 Middle Fuxing Road, near Sinan Road // 复兴中路519号, 近思南路
MYTH electronic music festival @ Expo Park
MYTH, a two-day electronic music festival, kicks off at Expo Park with live music, foam parties, face painting, tattoos, fortune telling and more. Diplo, DVBBS and Knife Party headline, with around 40 acts on stage over the weekend.
340 RMB // 12 PM – 6 PM
1750 Century Avenue // 世博大道1750
7″ vinyl LP market @ Dada
Flip through 7″ LPs in the vinyl market at Dada, each record costs just ¥10. With over 10,000 to go through, if you’re lucky or you spend the whole 5 hours there, you might find some hidden gems.
NO COVER // 3 PM – 8 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
The Empty Space Between Hope and Despair @ Art Labor Gallery
Flaneur on down to the launch of The Empty Space Between Hope and Despair at Art Labor Gallery. The exhibit features the latest ink paintings by immensely talented artist Ying Yefu (aka Shen Zhe Ming Yi).
NO COVER // 6 PM – 9 PM
570 Yongjia Road, near Yueyang Road // 永嘉路570号, 近岳阳路
Long Week of Short Films Networking @ naked Hub
Network with the Shanghai film community at naked Hub, make new connections and share big ideas. The Long Week of Short Films festival has been throwing events all week and this is the final weekend, so check it out!
NO COVER // 6 PM – 11 PM
Floor 3, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 复兴中路1237号3楼, 近襄阳南路
A Day on the Island @ Crowne Plaza
The Shanghai Caribbean Association throws a charity party at Crowne Plaza, with live bands, a Caribbean island buffet, raffles, giveaways and more. The dress code is colorful cocktail attire, and there’s going to a Caribbean fashion designer at the party, so go wild!
500 RMB (door) // 6.30 PM – LATE
400 Panyu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 番禺路400号, 近法华镇路
The last night on West Fuxing Road @ JZ Club
A historic moment in the Shanghai jazz scene, JZ Club on West Fuxing Road is closing down and this is our last chance to experience its aura. The building will be demolished and at the moment JZ don’t know where they’re headed next, so prepare the tissues and live it up. Rumour is, the head honcho of the club will play double bass on stage, and he’s awesome. What’s more, for the last night the party has no end.
100 RMB // 9 PM – LATE
复兴西路46号, 近永福路 // West Fuxing Road, near Yongfu Road
Noisey: Ratatat @ MAO Livehouse
Noisey magazine ships in the electro gods, Ratatat, shredding guitar at MAO Livehouse. Pre-sale is sold out so pay on the door and freak out!
150 RMB (door) // 9 PM – LATE
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
House of TBD @ Candor
It’s a knee-slapping extravaganza at Candor. Watch local drag superstars House of TBD serve lashes, lips, and laughs in their one of a kind comedy variety show, starring Ennis F.W., Mint, Miss Jade and Honey West. Have a laugh and sip on a delicious Candor cocktail, because the more you drink the prettier they look.
NO COVER // 10 PM
432 South Shanxi Road, near Yongjia Road // 陕西南路432号, 近永嘉路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!