Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Plants versus Zombies 2 concert @ MAO Livehouse
Plants versus Zombies 2 Rock concert of the year live show lands in Shanghai at MAO Livehouse tonight. Sonnet, Pink Berry, Candy Shop will be performing an epic show of rock and roll to you from 7pm. Just show the Plant versus Zombies 2 game on your phone, and you’ll be able to go in for free!
WHERE: 3/F, 308, South Chongqing Road// 重庆南路308号3楼
PRICE: Free entry if you show the game on your phone.
”LUS” (Light) @ Power Station of Art
Directed by Marco Martinelli, ”LUS” (Light) is a voice and theatre concerto performance. Performing for the first time in China, Ermanna Montanari and Luigi Ceccarelli will be on stage bringing you an unforgettable experience. Shows are ongoing for two nights straight at the Power Station of Art and tickets are ¥150.
WHERE: 222, Huayuanguang Road // 花园港路200号
CONTACT: +86 18301799670
Challenges Faced by Female Diplomats @ 1515 West
Working in the diplomatic service as a woman? Are you presented with challenges in your politically-charged career? International Professional Women’s Society (IPWS) welcomes three ranking female diplomats (Ana Candida Perez, Consul-General of Brazil; Therese Healy, Consul-General | Consulate General of Ireland; Guergana Guermanoff, New Zealand Consul-General) will share their stories on leadership, empowerment and working across different borders and cultures. There will be discussion on their thoughts on women’s strengths – consensus building and listening – and how to tackle issues like women’s rights, and how they personally overturned gender biases to the benefit of their organization, their country and themselves. The event starts at 6.30pm, tickets for IPWS members are ¥170, ¥300 for non-members and ¥120 for young professionals under 30 years old. Event prices includes canapés and two drinks
WHERE: 4/F, 1218 Yan’an Zhong Road // 延安中路1218号4楼
PRICE: IPWS Members & Affiliates ¥170; Non-Members ¥300; young professionals under 30 ¥120
Luo Yongjin @ OFOTO Gallery
A passionate lover of life, artist Luo Yongjin’s works shows the world through his eyes and how he is able to elevate ordinary objects to another realm of reality to inspire viewers. Starting from his works back in 1997, everything he has photographed is man-made and have no longer featured humans as subjects. The silence and the peaceful solitude of his works, engages the viewers’ minds in the complicated dynamics and societal constructs of human society. Catch this exhibit from 10am-6pm everyday, and it is ongoing until the 21st of October.
WHEN:10am-6pm, Until Oct 21st
WHERE: 2/F, Building 13, 50 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路50号13号楼2楼
Soap Making @ Craft’d Shanghai
In this workshop, you will be able to pick and mix a range of natural ingredients, scents and essential oils to create your very own soaps. Lemon and poppy seeds? Orange and cinnamon? There are so many choices – have fun playing around. There is a range of moulds available, so you are able to choose between small individual soaps or a large rustic style block, which you can cut up. Whichever you choose, they will make perfect additions to your bathroom or to give as gifts.
WHERE: 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路 382号
PRICE: ¥250 includes all resources, drinks and snacks
Jiang Pengyi @ ShanghART
Artist Jiang Piangyi is showing new photography series ”Grace” at M50 mainstay, ShanghART. For this exhibit, the artist is sticking with the natural-meets-experimental theme by way of large-scale gelatin silver photographs and antique developing technologies. The series charts changes in landscapes around the Arctic Circle and various countries in the Southern Hemisphere over a period of three years. Shown alongside is Trace which incorporates darkroom experiments in Polaroid. The exhibit is open frm 4pm to 7pm everyday until October 23rd at ShangART Gallery.
WHEN: Daily until Oct 23, 4pm-7pm
WHERE: Building 18, 50 Moganshan Road // 香格纳画廊, 莫干山路50号, 16和18号楼
Lost in Shanghai’s Film World @ Shanghai Film Museum
Shanghainese artist Li Shoubai is proud to present Lost in Shanghai’s Film World – exhibit showcasing around 100 of his work. This is by far the longest-running solo exhibit the artist has ever run. He will also showcase his painting and paper-cut works he has created over the past decade. Ongoing everyday until the end of October, the artist will be showcasing his most recent paintings, of which captures the city’s unique urban energy in the past and present. This exhibit attempts to recall the collective memories of the city’s past and evoke nostalgia in the audience. This event runs from 9am-5pm everyday and entry fee is ¥60.
WHEN: Until Oct 31; 9am – 5pm everyday
WHERE: 595 North Caoxi Road // 漕溪北路595号
CONTACT: ＋86 64667 7607 // [email protected]
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