Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Chimera by Zhou Xiaohu @ Minsheng Art Museum
Zhou Xiaohu exhibits Chimera at Minsheng Art Museum, curated by Colin Siyuan Chinnery. Chimera blends philosophy and folk art into a creative narrative and contemporary form that spans the entire main exhibition hall, showcasing Zhou’s collaboration with the Zhejiang Taishun Puppet Theatre. Check the gallery website for the time of the opening ceremony, otherwise the exhibition opens until July 10.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 6 PM (June 12 – July 10)
Red Town, Building F, 570 West Huaihai Road, near Hongqiao Road // 淮海西路570号, F座红方
Dark Maze @ Silent Hill Haunted House (JIngan)
Find your way out of a dark, spooky maze at the Silent Hill-themed haunted house in Jingan. Designed by horror-enthusiasts from the US, touted to be over 1000 square meters in size, with professional experiential theatre actors, phone your mum before you go inside.
¥88 // 10 AM – 10 PM (Jun 1 – Nov 30)
1788 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1788号1788广场F201(静安寺)
🍴 12 great places to do brunch in Shanghai
Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when it comes to the weekend, brunch is all we’ve got time for. Treat yourselves to a slap-up, boozy brunch and enjoy your two days of bliss on Saturday and Sunday. Here’s our list of 12 great places to chill out and hangout for weekend brunches in Shanghai.
Shanghai International Film Festival
The 19th Shanghai International Film Festival takes place this weekend, with tickets for numerous events and film screenings on Taobao. The star-studded main events will be screened on TV, but there’s lots more going on for the general public between June 11 and 19. Find out more at the SIFF website.
East-West Theatre: Fun Home @ The Market
Grab your last chance to see East West Theatre perform the award-winning broadway show Fun Home at The Market. Heart-breaking and fiercely funny, Fun Home is a story about the coming out of secrets, and all of the drama, confusion, and unforeseen consequences that ensue.
¥200 (door) // 6 PM
280 Aomen Road, near Changhua Road // 澳门路280号, 近昌化路
☪ 8 great places to break fast during Ramadan in Shanghai
The holy month of Ramadan is a time for reflection, gratitude and sacrifice, but let’s get real here – it’s also very much about food. With an ever-increasing number of halal restaurants in Shanghai, you don’t have to look too far to look for that perfect place for iftar. Here are 8 great places everyone should check out in Shanghai during the 30-day festival. Even if you’re not fasting, why not join your Muslim friends for a good hearty halal meal and soak up the experience? Read on
⚽ UEFA Euro madness kicks off this Saturday, and Sasha’s is beaming the action live all month!
The UEFA Euro madness kicks off this Saturday 3am (Shanghai time) with the France vs Romania match and if you’re a soccer fanatic who’s still unsure where to go watch the games, Sasha’s on 11 Dongping Road is promising to be a great place to be fully immersed in the experience. They’re bringing back their Euro Fanzone in their garden with a huge outdoor tent and a massive 5.6m screen which will be beaming all of the action live in HD this entire month from June 10 – July 11. Grab your tickets and be there! Read on
⚽ 5 bars screening the UEFA Euro 2016 matches live this month
Europe’s finest battle it out in France for the glory of their nations this month, in the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. You can watch it all live through the late night and early morning at these 5 stellar bars across Shanghai, whilst downing special tournament beers and gorging on great food deals. Get in! Whether you call it football or soccer, fussball or calcio, you’ll be welcome at any of these bars. Read on
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!