Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
China’s Growing Bubble: The Ticking Time Bomb @ European Chamber of Commerce
Economics guru, professor Ning Zhu unravels the causes of China’s Growing Bubble at the European Chamber of Commerce. Introducing his latest book, China’s Guaranteed Bubble, he explains how to go about diffusing the ticking time bomb in the PRC’s economy.
¥300 (members) ¥600 (non-members) // 2 PM – 4.30 PM
333 Middle Huaihai Road, Shui On Plaza // 淮海中路333号, 瑞安广场
#OUTRAGED Sketch Show: Drew & Laurie Fralick @ Kung Fu Komedy
Drew and Laurie Fralick team up at Kung Fu Komedy to perform a once-in-a-lifetime sketch show. It’s about something everyone has in common, we all got beef with social networking! #OUTRAGED
¥70 (presale) ¥100 (door) // 8 PM (Mon – Tues)
Floor 4, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Sabor Fusion: culinary culture @ International Convention Center
Food nerds share the latest trends from around the world at the Sabor Fusion culinary convention. Be a part of the gastronomic cultural exchange, showcasing cutting-edge developments in world cuisine.
¥588 (general) ¥300 (student) // 9 AM – 7 PM (Tues- Wed)
2727 Binjiang Road // 滨江路2727号
Tiki Magic: Mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola @ Calypso
The tribal medicine man, shaman mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola brings the Tiki magic to Calypso Lounge for one week. Feeling tropical, exotic and totally off the hook? You will do after you’ve tried a potion from the Tiki man.
NO COVER // 5 PM – 1 AM (Jun 15 – 21)
Piazza Jing An Kerry Center, 1218 Middle Yanan Road // 静安寺铜仁路近安义路, 延安中路1218号, 嘉里中心南区广场
Yang Jing Bang: vege noodle house @ D’lish
Magic mushroom noodles? Yang Jing Bang takes over the kitchen at D’lish for two nights. Magic, but not in the way you’re probably thinking, try the oak-smoked shitake mushroom noodles along with some special cold dishes and drinks at Yang Jing Bang’s vegetarian noodle house.
NO COVER // 7.30 PM – 10 PM (Thu – Fri)
25 Yanqing Road, near Donghu Road // 延庆路25号, 近东湖路
Shanghai PRIDE: 20×20 Talks @ The Apartment
Hear the truth at The Apartment, “I am me” is the theme of this year’s Shanghai PRIDE. Heartfelt moments, inspiring coming out stories, and life-changing travel experiences, all presented in 20×20 format – 20 images, each for 20 seconds.
NO COVER // 7.30 PM – 10 PM
Floor 4, 47 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路47号4楼, 近复兴西路
Shanghai PRIDE 2016
PRIDE returns to Shanghai for a week of films, talks, theatre, comedy, nightlife and freedom.Find out more at the Shanghai PRIDE website.
Fête de la Musique: Smokey Joe & The Kid @ QSW Culture Centre
Bordeaux beat-makers, Smokey Joe & The Kid get the party swinging at QSW Culture Centre. The French culture community’s Fête de la Musique travels all around the Middle Kingdom this week.
NO COVER // 7 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 浅水湾文化艺术中心, 近江宁路
Shanghai PRIDE: Zmack improv comedy @ Lucca
Zmack does a gay improv comedy show for PRIDE at Lucca, with all proceeds going to charity. Unite once again with the most universal and accessible language – LAUGHTER!
100 incl. 1 drink // 8.30 PM
390 Panyu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 番禺路390号, 近法华镇路
Helicopter flying workshop @ XinCheJian
Learn how to pilot a helicopter in the simulator at XinCheJian, but remember to walk before you fly. Take the basic tests and get some experience on ground level. Want to learn how to build a robot? Try the Otto robot building workshop on Sunday at XinCheJian.
¥1200 – ¥4200 // 1 PM – 4 PM
Floor 1, building 3, 28 East Yuyuan Road // 愚园东路28号3号楼1层
Shanghai PRIDE: Opening party @ EIGHT Art Hotel
The eighth instalment of ShanghaiPRIDE kicks off with a jubilant opening party at the Eight Art Hotel on the Bund. Check out everything that’s going on at PRIDE like the Pink BBQ and film festival.
¥100 incl. 1 drink // 9 PM – 2.30 AM
7 East Yanan Road, near South Sichuan Road // 延安东路7号, 外滩帕奇艺术酒店, 近四川南路
Lamb Chop @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Join the hoedown at Shanghai Symphony Hall, with country swingers Lambchop from Nashville, Tennessee. The witty old frontman Kurt Wagner sows Shanghai what new insights he has up his sleeve.
¥80 – ¥180 // 7.45 PM
1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号, 上海交响乐团音乐厅
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!