Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Clash – Rude Boy film screening @ Kung Fu Komedy
TouJam screens cult punk classic film “Rude Boy” starring The Clash at Kung Fu Komedy. The film is followed by a forum interview and audience Q&A with co-star DJ Scratchy, hosted by DJ B.O, plus a poetry reading by Ryan Shank.
50 RMB incl. 1 Jameson drink // 7.30 PM
1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号, 近巨鹿路
Game of Thrones: The Door @ Craft
Watch the newest Game of Thrones at Craft, with a giant projector, lots of volume and buy-one-get-one-free drinks! Craft screens the latest season 6 episode every Tuesday at 9pm.
NO COVER // 9 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road (alley on the left of Donghu hotel) // 东湖路7号2楼, 近淮海路 (东湖宾馆的旁边)
Moonlight Jazz @ Cotton’s
The Moonlight Jazz band plays in the garden at Cotton’s, weather permitting that is, with Spanish vocalist Mark Riera, pianist Mark Bai and Danny Zanker on the double bass. Gin fizz is on special and if you want to reserve a table, call the moonlight hotline: 021-6433-7995.
NO COVER // 9.30 PM – 11.30 PM
132 Anting Road, near West Jianguo Road // 安亭路, 近建国西路
A Taste of Art @ Shoubai Art Center
Drink wine, plus learn paper-cutting and fabric printing skills at Shoubai Art Center in Tianzifang. RSVP by calling 6466-9373 or emailing [email protected] and take a T-shirt, bag or something to print your designs on.
280 – 300 RMB (RSVP) // 6.30 PM – 9.30 PM
Building 4, 210 Taikang Road, near Sinan Road // 泰康路210弄4号, 近思南路
Big Debates: Capitalism Does NOT Work @ The Camel
The Big Debate group discusses capitalism at The Camel, does it work, doesn’t it, undecided? Join the meetup and get stuck in! A bacon cheese burger and a Carlsberg is just ¥50.
NO COVER // 7.15 PM
1 Yueyang Road, near Dongping Road // 岳阳路1号, 近东平路
Green Initiatives: Organic, but at what cost? @ BASE Xujiahui
Green Initiatives debunks the organic myth at BASE Xujiahui, asking “organic, but at what cost?” Enjoy free drinks and nibbles, plus hear from a panel of organic icons in Shanghai, including Laure Perriot from FIELDS.
30 RMB (registered guests & students/interns) 50 RMB (unregistered) // 6.30 PM – 9 PM
Floor 21, 45 North Caoxi Road // 漕溪北路45号21楼
Frederico Bacher Exhibition Grand Opening @ The Place
The Place restaurant opens a new exhibition of paintings by Frederico Bacher, themed on “nature”. Bacher is a visual artist who works in many mediums, from painting to video, installation and public art, his work regarded for its sculptural qualities.
NO COVER // 6.30 PM
Bridge 8 Phase IV, R Floor, 457 Jumen Road // 局门路457号 R 楼, 8号桥4期
Shanghai Comedy Club Reopening @ Jalapeño
Just when you thought it was dead and buried, Shanghai Comedy Club is back at Jalapeño. The 150 RMB entry might seem like a kick in the pants, but this is the house-warming party after all!
150 RMB // 8.30 PM – 11.30 PM
Floor 2, 393 Weihai Road, near Shimen 1 Road // 威海路393号, 近石门一路
Twelfth Night @ Black Box (Shanghai Theatre Academy)
International students of Shanghai Theatre Academy perform Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Black Box Theatre. Entry is free, there’s English subtitles, and it looks like a modern production so don’t go expecting all the “art thous” and what not.
NO COVER // 7.45 PM
Floor 4, Red Building, 630 Huashan Road, near Yanan Road // 华山路630号, 红楼4层, 近延安路
One OK Rock @ Yuyintang
Roll out of bed in the afternoon for 4 hours of rock at Yuyintang, headlining Japanese moshers One OK Rock. Support from Never Ending Story, Marquee VII, Hunimal, In Chaos and Prajna Seashores, plus if you have more rock left in you then head back to Yuyintang at 9pm for Lonely Boy.
40 RMB (presale) 50 RMB (door) // 2 PM – 6 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Paris Combo @ MAO Livehouse
Alliance Française brings the Paris Combo jazz band to Shanghai, performing at MAO Livehouse. Vocalist Belle du Berry might whip out her accordion if we’re lucky, the band mixes swinging gypsy jazz with influences from cabaret, French pop, Latino and Middle Eastern rhythms.
60 RMB (presale) 80 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
Top 100 DJs @ Broad Auto Theme Park
Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike headline the Top 100 DJs at Broad Auto Theme Park in Pudong. The event organisers tout, “Witness the crowning of the world’s no.1 DJ at China’s biggest ever dance music festival.”
580 RMB (presale) // 1 PM
189 Guozhan Road, near Houtan Road // 国展路189号, 近后滩路
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!