Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai PRIDE: Run @ The Langham, Xintiandi
Shanghai PRIDE shakes off the hangover with Nike Run Club starting at The Langham, Xintiandi. Donations go to the “Rainbow School” organised by Common Language and there’s the Pink BBQ is free to all runners. Note – don’t wear any political symbols, runners will be wearing blue not rainbow colours.
¥150 (donations) // 9 AM
Floor 5, 99 Madang Road, near Xing’an Road // 马当路99号, 近兴安路
Support Orlando – Shaanxi Road Block Party @ Dogtown & Rooster
The Shaanxi Road block holds an all day party to support the Orlando tragedy – Dogtown, Rooster, the Korean restaurant, Daliah, Strictly Cookies and Atelier Intimo all get involved. At Dogtown 100% of your Westwood Ale supports the cause, and at Rooster too 100% of Kentucky IPA bottles go to Orlando.
NO COVER // 12 PM – LATE
409 North Shaanxi Road, near West Beijing Road // 陕西北路409号, 近北京西路
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
Ibiza Mansion @ The Mansion
Soak up the Ibiza vibes at the Mansion with a pool party from 3pm moving indoors to the 1st floor at 8pm and the basement from 1am ’til late. Get blasted on a 27 hour party with 10 DJs.
¥100 incl. 5 drinks // 3 PM – LATE
Mansion B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yanan Road // 虹井路851号皇朝别墅B18, 近延安西路
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. Read Shanghaiist’s full preview.
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
Comedy Hypnosis Show – Steve Says @ The Pearl
After wowing the crowd with amazing acts of hypnotism, Steve is back at The Pearl by popular demand for another mind blowing and unforgettable show. 12-20 self-selecting volunteers will be invited to take a seat on stage, rapidly hypnotised into a natural trance state, and the fun begins!
¥150 (pre-sale) ¥200 (door) // 9 PM
471 Zhapu Road, near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471弄, 近武进路
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
#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
Your last chance to see the sketch show, this weekend is also your last chance to see Turner Sparks and Joe Schaefer in Shanghai!
¥70 (presale) ¥100 (door) // 10 PM
Floor 4, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Nik HilP @ Craft
The founder of Double Happiness, Discosmic Adventure and Drum Clap, Nik HilP rocks the dance floor at Craft. Nik plays a mix of underground funk, 80s boogie, house music, italo, disco from around the world, and outer-national jams – you won’t have heard this stuff on Spotify.
NO COVER // 10 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road (left of Donghu Hotel), near Huaihai Road // 东湖路7号东湖宾馆, 近淮海路
Crucial! Zion Train meets Vibronics @ The Shelter
UK dub sound system, Crucial! booms at The Shelter, with Zion Train founder Neil Perch and Vibronics. The jah legends of North London, Zion Train have been revving up the bass since 1990.
¥80 // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!