Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Harvey Sutherland @ Arkham
YETI’s sixth dis:ko series headlines analog synthesist Harvey Sutherland, emerging from Melbourne’s bubbling underground with lo-fi boogie and Roland house music. Crowned ‘Artists To Watch In 2015’ by FACT Magazine, Harvey will debut his improvisational live show in China with equal 808 rattles and double disco claps – an evolving, synthetic exploration as he controls the synthesizer. Get ready to sweat it out with Harvey Sutherland through pitch-bent solos and the occasional Janet Jackson cover at Arkham.
WHERE: 1 Wulumuqi Road // 乌鲁木齐路 1号
PRICE: ¥90, ¥80 with a QR scan
Alan Walker @ Mao Livehouse
19 year old British-Norwegian record producer Alan Walker is making is first Shanghai debut at MAO Livehouse as part of the MTA Festival. This young chap released his first track unofficially on YouTube and broke into the electronic scene with his official remastered track ”Faded” featuring vocalist Iselin Solheim.
WHERE: 3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Road // 重庆南路 308, 3楼
Latin Nations Gastronomic Festival @ Tong Le Fang
Expect a fun-filled day of Latin food, drinks, live music, performance and much more. There’ll be food vendors from Latina, Azul Tapas & Lounge, Postolera, La Coyota and more. Zumba China will also be offering classes too! Tickets are ¥50 at the door and you’ll also get a goodie bag filled with surprises. The event starts at midday till 9pm and the after-party will be held at Bubbly Nation.
WHERE: 537 Haifang Road // 海防路537号
Fall fashion bazaar @ Cambio Coffee
The local women’s community has came together to voluntarily organize a street style fashion show and market popup. Proceeds goes to breast cancer support group More Than Aware and expect a fun day of fashion, food, drinks and good music! All fashion brands and designers are expat women owned and locally operated, and everyone is welcome. No entry fee.
WHERE: 280 Aomen Road // 澳门路 280号
PRICE: Free entry
WeChat Expo is the best educational networking event gathering top experts, consultants, software vendors focusing on Lloyalty Programs, Store Development, CRM Solutions, Survey & Polls, Micro-Sites, Customer Service, Lead Generation, Payment and Strategy on WeChat plarform. Combining an exhibition floor, a series of workshops and an extensive networking area, this event will facilitate first-hand interactions between WeChat experts, digital marketing and social media managers from leading MNCS in Shanghai. An individual pass includes access to all-day workshops, full lunch set, unlimited beer and soft drinks.
WHERE: 6F, 89 Taixing Road // 泰兴路89号 6楼
PRICE: $55 for an individual pass
Welcome back @ Shanghai Centre
Enjoy free food tastings from some of Shanghai’s best producers, explore easy ways to make Shanghai life better and be entertained with workshops and live music at the Shanghai Centre today from 10am to 7pm. This is a free event so come meet, mingle and eat with people just like you.
WHERE: 1376 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路 1376号
PRICE: Free entry
Dreams flea market @ Xintiandi
The Dreams flea market summer edition happens at Xintiandi every weekend when the weather permits. This market is free for all and showcases the usual vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry and food. Goes on from 12pm-8pm every weekend of September.
WHERE: 245 Madang Road // 马当路 245号
Jazz talk @ Glam
Join the founder of JZ Club, Lao Ren for a special jazz talk along with a live jazz performance at Glam, M on the Bund. Tickets are ¥75 for adults and ¥35 for students and includes a drink.
WHERE: 7F, No.5 The Bund (Guangdong Lu) // 广东路20号, 外滩5号, 7楼
PRICE: ¥75 for adults, ¥35 for students
Adoption Day @ Shanghai Brewery
Ready to offer a rescued cat or dog a forever home? Come meet SCAA’s (Second Chance Animal Aid) healthy & happy companion animals ready for adoption.
WHERE: 15 Dongping Road // 东平路 15号
PRICE: Free entry
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