Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Rolex Masters @ Qizhong Tennis Centre
The annual Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis tournament is back again from October 8th until October 16th. Will Novak Djokovic win this year again? Players will be competing for 4 million USD at the Minhang Qizhong Tennis Centre.
WHERE: 5500 Yuanjiang Road // 元江路5500号
BAGISM @ K11 Art Mall
Inspired by John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s extensive peace campaign from the 1960s, BAGISM showcases a collection of 300 designer bags together with Chinese contemporary art. The exhibit revolves around four major themes: History, Femininity, Celebrity and Art. The aim was to uncover 400 years of history and satirize societal stereotypes through fashion. This weekend is the exhibit’s last weekend held at the K11, tickets are ¥120 at the door.
WHERE: Huaihai Middle Road 300, K11 Shopping Mall, B3 // 淮海中路300号, K11购物艺术中心, B3层
WHEN: 10am – 10pm
PRICE: ¥120 at the door
Shanghai Project workshop @ Himalaya Centre
Shanghai Project has organized a workshop series with writer and theoretician Stephen Wright, which explores the concept and practice of usership in contemporary society. Free coffee and snacks will be provided during the workshop.
WHERE: 1108 Meihua Road // 梅花路1108号
WHEN: 2pm – 6pm
MEDUSA @ Arkham
Arkham presents Medusa, and they have invited three talented local DJ’s to spin throughout the evening – Aivilox, Dazzy & Jennyann. Aivilox is one of Shanghai’s finest at rinsing through the genres and keeping the the dance floor energetic. Dazzy is a longtime STDJ and extremely versatile, she spins everything from hip hop to future. Jennyann’s sets certainly don’t lack impact – from rap to electronica with a bit of grime in between, she can do it all. Their ability to work the crowd is incredible so expect a big performance in the booth! Tickets are ¥40 and includes a shot of lit juice upon entry.
WHERE: 1 South Wulumuqi Road // 申长路 688号
WHEN: 10pm – 4am
PRICE: ¥40 includes 1 shot
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