Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Steak Mondays @ THE CUT
It’s a Monday meat feast at THE CUT! Pick any steak and enjoy one free main course, including roasted baby chicken, Waygu beef burger, roasted cod fish and Croque Mister. Indulge your friends and family with Steak Night every Monday at THE CUT.
IAPM Mall, 999 Middle Huahuai Road, Unit I6-606 // 淮海中路999号, I6-606
Game of Thrones Season Finale: Winds of Winter @ Kung Fu Komedy
It’s the moment we’ve waited 10 weeks for, Kung Fu Komedy screens the season finale – Winds of Winter. Prepare for an epic battle and the usual gut wrenching cliffhanger. Cut the suspense with a stiff drink, plus a massive screen at the comedy club.
NO COVER // 9.30 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Pigpen Cinema: The Salt of the Earth @ The Grumpy Pig
Pigpen Cinema screens The Salt of the Earth at The Grumpy Pig, a documentary film about photographer Sebastião Salgado. Free popcorn, drinks specials and an academy award-winning film.
NO COVER // 9 PM
65-4 North Maoming Road, near Yanan Road // 茂名北路65-4号, 近延安路
Game of Thrones Season Finale: Winds of Winter @ Craft
Watch the season finale of Game of Thrones before the spoilers ruin it for you, Craft screens Winds of Winter at 9pm. Enjoy buy-one-get-free cocktails at the vodka bar – you know, they’re pretty strong – and Pierogi Ladies’ lovely little dumplings.
NO COVER // 9 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road (left of Donghu Hotel), near Huaihai Road // 东湖路7号2楼, 近淮海路
Big Debates: Paying for sex is Wrong @ The Camel
It’s pistols at dawn again at The Camel – Big Debates asks, is paying for sex wrong? Join the debate on sex work, not to be confused with prostitution, but don’t voice any criticisms of the PRC or else!
NO COVER // 7.15 PM
1 Yueyang Road, near Dongping Road // 岳阳路1号, 近东平路
MORT: Krissy Matthews @ Inferno
Fresh off the beat in Europe, blues guitar hero Krissy Matthews makes the first stop of his China Tour at Inferno. Get out for a midweek gig and witness a rising star in the blues world.
NO COVER // 8.30 PM
Bund Square, Unit 6-103, Floor 1, 658 Dapu Road, near East Longhua Road // 打浦路658号1楼, 近龙华东路
Entrepnr: From Office-based to Virtual Team @ naked Hub (Fuxing Rd)
Startup business forum, Entrepnr talks about office-based teams versus virtual collaborations at naked Hub. Panelists include Arne Flick CEO of Rionord, Yvonne Schönau of TBI Consulting, and Max Henry CEO of Chain Media.
¥120 (door) incl. food, free-flow beer & soft drinks // 6.30 PM
Floor 3, 1237 Fuxing Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 复兴路1237号3楼, 近襄阳南路
ZAP Improv Comedy: House Sitting @ Finger Moving
ZAP performs a brand new improv comedy show, House Sitting at Finger Moving. Inspired by the NYC-Chicago production Stolen House – House Sitting is six actors, no script, on a set they’ve never seen before.
¥250 (door) // 8 PM (June 30 – July 2)
Room 201, Building 9, Lane 60, 273 Jiaozhou Road, near Xinzha Road // 胶州路273弄60号2楼201室, 近新闸路
Shanghai Young Art Fair: Opening Ceremony @ Shanghai Exhibition Center
Shanghai Young Art Fair showcases the work of 200 emerging artists, from all over the Chinese world, at Shanghai Exhibition Center. Opening ceremony tickets go for ¥188 on Damai, weekend tickets for ¥120 on the door and closing party tickets ¥198.
¥80 – ¥198 (pre-sale) // 2 PM – 9 PM (July 1 – 4)
1000 Middle Yanan Road, near West Nanjing Road // 延安中路1000号, 上海展览中心
New Noise: The Radio Dept. @ MAO Livehouse
Stockholm dream-pop band, The Radio Dept. submerges MAO Livehouse in mist and wonder. Catch the indie-rockers in Shanghai for one night only.
¥240 (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
Backyard BBQ @ Porcellino
Italian salumeria deli-restaurant, Porcellino throws a backyard barbecue with a cowboy theme. Win prizes for your wild west outfit and join in the family fun, with face painting, photo booth, stalls, games and more.
¥250 // 10 AM – 4 PM
Floor 1, Building B, 753 Yuyuan Road, near Jiangsu Road // 愚园路753号B号楼1楼, 近江苏路
July Fourth Barbecue @ Dogtown
Dogtown lights the charcoals for a yippee ki-yay all-day barbecue. Hot dogs, drinking games and Goose Island IPA on special.
NO COVER // 12 PM – LATE
409 North Shaanxi Road, near West Beijing Road // 陕西北路409号, 近北京西路
Independence Day BBQ @ Bubba’s
Bubba’s celebrates Bastille Day one week early with a smokey Texas barbecue. Nashville’s ramblin’ Adam Brooks plays the tunes, plus there’s crawfish, BBQ, booze and tacos.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
2262 Hongqiao Road, near Jianhe Road // 虹桥路2262号, 近剑河路
CNCREATE Film Workshop @ Cambio Coffee
Film maker and community mobilser from Karachi in Pakistan, Nausheen Ishtiaq-Chen offers a film workshop at Cambio Coffee. The Fulbright Scholar gives tips on DSLR filming and cuts, along with live practical lessons on film editing software.
¥475 // 10 AM – 4 PM
280 Aomen Road, near Changhua Road // 澳门路280号, 近昌化路
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!