Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
What we’ll be eating for brunch today – Bignè, a puff with marsala cream chocolate and lemon sauce, crispy chocolate shaves.
Roller jam @ Elevator
Elevator’s dance floor turns into a skating rink with an all-star lineup bringing out the boogie: Tally, Allan Marshall (YETI OUT Dis:ko), China Social Club, Keybump on the Beach, Mau Mau (Co:Motion). All levels and abilities welcome and encouraged, falling down is also a form of dancing!
WHERE: 4F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号
PRICE: Skate rental ¥30 ( ¥70 deposit)
Shanghaiist Brunch Society @ Calypso
The very first Shanghaiist Brunch Society brunch is happening at Calypso this Sunday! To launch Shanghaiist’s first inaugral brunch event, you’ll be spoiled with delectable food from Calypso, attentive service and free goodies from our generous sponsors worth ¥250. Tickets are ¥198 inclusive of 4 courses and there are options for meat lovers, pescetarians and vegetarians. Check out the menu and sign up in the event link below. There are just a few spots available so call the contact number below for any last minute seats!
WHERE: 1218 Yan An Zhong Road // 延安中路 1218号
PRICE: ¥198 inclusive for vouchers worth ¥250
Join a panel of highly accomplished Shanghai-based women for this intimate event as they discuss and explore ways in which professional women can be empowered in their work lives. Classic TED Talks will be featured, followed by a panel discussion and then networking opportunities with other professional women. ¥150 prepaid ticket includes food and drinks during the networking session. Tickets are limited and the event runs from 2pm to 5pm, be sure to register!
WHERE: 343 Jiaozhou Road // 胶州路 343号
CONTACT: [email protected]
BooshKaBaash @ Shanghai Centre
The Heineken BooshKaBaash festival is back again for the 8th year and today will the last day of the fun fest at Shanghai Centre. There will be a DIY/artisan market, prize giveaways, live music and shaded areas to to keep you fed, cool, hydrated and entertained. This event is completely free and will be celebrating music in all of its wonderful eclecticism – featuring an array of musical diversity from Mauritian Sega rhythms to sing-along classics. Expect a full weekend of mishmash musical goodness!
WHERE: 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu // 南京西路1376号
Introduction to Embroidery @ Craft’d
Ever wondered how to embroider your own cushion covers, tea towels or aprons? Here’s your chance to learn a new skill and create a modern piece of art for your apartment! In this class Craft’d will teach you the most commonly used embroidery stitches (back stitch, satin stitch, straight stitch and the French knot). You’ll be able to choose a fun design (or a drawing of your own) to embroider yourself and the design will stay in the hoop and you can hang it on the wall for show!
WHERE: 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路 382号
If you have an event that you don’t see listed here, please email [email protected]