Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Prof. Ernesto Zedillo: Global Talent Development @ Jingan Shangri-La
Professor Ernesto Zedillo talks about talent development at the Shangri-La hotel in Jing’an. The event is held in the Magnolia Ballroom II, call the hotel to RSVP (400-636-5959).
NO COVER (RSVP) // 4.30 PM – 6.45 PM
1218 Middle Yan’an Road // 延安中路1218号
M Bloggers Club: Kimberly Ashton @ Glam
Kimberly Ashton of Sprout Lifestyle talks about lifestyle blogging at Glam, with Amelia Chappelow. Co-founder of Sprout Lifestyle, she is an authority on healthy eating and holistic healthcare in Shanghai.
120 RMB incl. 1 drink (students 35 RMB) // 3 PM
Floor 7, 5 on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号, 外滩5号7楼
Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood @ Craft
Catch the latest episode of Game of Thrones at Craft, episode 6 Blood of My Blood. Enjoy buy-one-get-one-free drinks all night, their cocktails are pretty strong.
NO COVER // 9 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road (Alley to the left of Donghu Hotel) // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号
Sunrise Jive: morning dance class @ Elevator
Wake up with a jive at Elevator, where they’re getting up early for a morning dance class. DJ Frau, coconut water and good vibes.
50 RMB (presale) 80 RMB (door) // 7.30 AM
Floor 4, 218 Xinle Road, near Donghu Road // 新乐路218号, 近东湖路
First Cellars FIGHT NIGHT II: Spain v Italy @ naked Hub
First Cellars hosts a second instalment of its international wine tasting competition – FIGHT NIGHT II – at naked Hub. This time, try wines from Spain and Italy and vote for the ones you think are best. Read Shanghaiist’s full preview.
140 RMB (early bird) 190 RMB (door) // 7 PM
Floor 3, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road, near Xiangyang Road // 复兴中路1237号, 近襄阳路, 3楼裸心社
Spread the XO @ XO
BottlesXO celebrates its first birthday with a massive party at its home on Hengshan Road. DJs Miki Discosnot and Tom Yeti are on the decks whilst BottlesXo spread the hugs and kisses.
100 RMB incl. 2 drinks & 1 free glass // 9.30 PM – 1.30 AM
237 Hengshan Road, near Yongjia Road // 衡山路237号, 近永嘉路
Ecodesign Fair: Beat the Heat @ Layfette Art & Design Center
Ecodesign Fair showcases the latest green products at Layfette Art & Design Center in Xintiandi. Browse the marketplace, watch performances, join workshops and seminars, there’s a kids area and lots of art installations.
20 RMB // 10 AM – 6 PM (Fri – Sun)
323 Middle Fuxing Road, near South Huangpi Road // 复兴中路323号, 近黄陂南路
Historic Shanghai Film Weekend: Laborer’s Love @ Old China Hand Style
From the golden era of 1920s Shanghai silent film, Historic Shanghai Film Weekend screens Laborer’s Love at Old China Hand Style. There are lots more historic Shanghai films being screened this weekend and other excursions, check out what’s on at the website.
100 RMB (members) 150 RMb (non-members) // 7 PM
374 South Shaanxi Road, near Middle Fuxing Road // 陕西南路374号, 近复兴中路
Race to Restore 5k Charity Run @ Century Park
The Race to Restore 5k charity run starts from Century Park gate 5 at 9am, supporting the Eden Ministry. Organised by 3 teachers from Transformation Academy, they hope to motivate more dialogue around modern day slavery.
200 RMB (adults) 100 RMB (kids under 12) // 9 AM
Century Park, Gate 5 // 世纪公园5号门
JZ Summer Night: An Evening with Pat Metheny @ Shanghai Concert Hall
All the way from Kansas City, Pat Metheny plays his jazz guitar at Shanghai Concert Hall. Accompanied by pianist Gwilym Simcock, double-bassist Linda Oh and drummer Antonio Sánchez, JZ continues to bring the best of the jazz world to Shanghai.
80 RMB – 1280 RMB // 7 PM
523 East Yan’an Road // 延安东路523号
Content Aware by Miao Ying @ MadeIn Gallery
Experience Miao Ying’s new exhibition at MadeIn Gallery in M50, exploring digital image production in social media. The show opens at 4pm so go enjoy a glass of wine and have a natter with the arty-farty crowd. Check out this freaky preview of the exhibition on Youtube:
NO COVER // 4 PM (until July 17)
Floor 4, Building 7A, 50 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路50号, 7号楼4楼
Pierogi Ladies Pop-Up @ The Rooster
Try the Pierogi Ladies’ tasty dumplings at The Rooster, where they’re doing a pop-up from 12pm to 5pm. The feta cheese with olive dumplings are to die for, also try the potato with cottage cheese and bacon, or the strawberry with sour cream.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 5 PM
51 Yongkang Road, near Xiangyang Road // 永康路51号, 近襄阳路
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!