Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Damon & Naomi China Tour @ YuYinTang
American dream pop/indie folk duo Damon & Naomi are in town for their China tour. Formerly band members of alternative rock band Galaxie 500, The duo’s latest LP, Fortune, is released with Naomi’s video piece of the same name. She refers to the work as “a silent movie”. The visuals are so interconnected with the music hence it’s more of an immersive dream-like visual poem. In their upcoming performance the pair will be presenting them live as a soundtrack to Naomi’s “silent” movie.
WHERE: 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路 851号
PRICE: ¥90 presale, ¥120 at the door
CONTACT: +8621 5237 8662
Fine Arts pop-up @ Grand Kempinski Hotel
Situated in the heart of Lujiazui, the Grand Kempiniski hotel launches a Fine Arts pop-up boutique store featuring the VBL gallery. Co-founded by renowned French interior designer, Valerie Barrelet, VBL is an antique and design gallery that collects a mixed array of items from contemporary and traditional paintings, vases, silverware and vintage jewellery to furnitures and carpets. Barrelet offers Shanghai-ers a unique selection of items such as candles made from 100-year old antique teacups. Antique lovers, this is a pop-up boutique not to be missed.
WHERE: 1288 Lujiazui Ring Road // 陆家嘴环路1228号
WHEN: ongoing till end of 2016
CONTACT: +8621 3867 8888
Liquid Night @ Liquid Laundry
If you’ve been in town for awhile, you’ve probably heard of the New York style gastropub Liquid Laundry Kitchen & Brew. For ¥100, you’ll get to enjoy free flow beer deal today from their keg 8.30pm onwards until midnight. They also offer food in sharing portions and hand-crafted beer and cocktails.
WHEN: 8.30pm till closing
WHERE: 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华坊2楼
CONTACT: +8621 6445 9589
Taco Tuesdays @ Tepito
Tepito is offering us all-you-can-eat tacos for ¥100 lunch and dinnertime. If you add another ¥100 you can also have all-you-can-drink sangria or beer for two hours.
WHERE:291 Fumin Road // 富民路291号
WHEN: lunch (11am- 3pm) & dinner (5pm – 1030pm)
CONTACT: +8621 6170 1310
Latin Night @ Unico
Summer is here and EL T*U*E*S*D*A*Y at UNICO will bring the famous Latin heat in the hot season! Dance to live salsa music by LA REUNION followed by DJ S.KIV. [See flyer here]
WHERE: Three on the Bund, 2F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road // 中山东一路3号, 外滩三号2楼
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