Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Comic Con 2016 @ CECIS
Shanghai Comic Convention (SHCC) brings Chinese fans the coolest pop culture content, including comics, movies, TV shows, toys and video games. Famous celebrities, comic creators and performance artists are invited to attend panels and sign for Chinese fans. This year it will be held at Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing (CECIS) on November 5th and the 6th.
WHERE: 2739 Guangfu Xi Road // 光复西路2739号
PRICE: pre-sale ¥180; ¥200 at the door for a single day
Praised for their ability to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style or technical demand by The International Review of Music, the Tesla Quartet brings refinement and prowess to both new and established repertoire. Expect a subtly coloured performance that balances confidently between intimacy and extraversion. Tickets are ¥80 and the event starts at 7.30pm.
WHERE: 4889 Dushi Road // 都市路4889号
Shanghai Art Fair @ World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Shanghai Art Fair 2016 (20th), as Aisa’s celebrated art exchange with long history and high internationalization degree, will be grandly held from Nov.3-6 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, continuing the scale as before, presenting domestic and overseas collectors a gorgeous art event in Shanghai as well.
WHERE: 1099 Guozhan Road // 国展路1099号
Traditional Tibetan Gansu and Indian Music @ Chair Club
Experience a night of earful sensation from the mish-mash of native Tibetan Gansu and traditional Indian music at Chair Club. Starring talents include Uma Shakar, Bone Lhamo kyap, Bivakar Choudhury and Erhu artist Cai. The event starts at 8.30pm and tickets are ¥120 for presale and ¥150 at the door.
WHERE: 555 HaiFang Road // 海防路 555号
PRICE: Pre-sale ¥120; ¥150 at the door
Giving Tree Fundraiser Flea Market @ Shanghai Town & Country Club
Shanghai Town & Country Club is holding a “Giving Tree Fundraising Flea Market” this Sunday. STCC will provide booths to each vendor free of charge and just asking vendors to donate part of revenues to the Giving Tree Charity Program. Giving Tree supports kids all over China and organises personalised gift bags for them, predominantly winter warmths and school supplies. The money you donate will support this cause and vendors who donates the most will be selected to join the ceremony at a Suzhou Primary School with STCC and deliver the bags to the kids in person. This event is happening from 2pm to 4pm.
WHERE: 46 Luding Road // 泸定路 46号
Michael Rother @ MAO Livehouse
Michael Rother is a German krautrock musician, best known for being a founding member of the band Neu!, and as a short-lived member of the band Kraftwerk. On Sunday night he’ll be performing at MAO Livehouse for his China tour. Pre-sale tickets are ¥150 and ¥170 at the door.
WHEN: 8.30pm to 10.30pm
WHERE: 3/F, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路 308号, 三楼
PRICE: ¥150 pre-sale; ¥170 at the door
Dumbo Food Truck @ Dong Hu Road
Running from 12pm to midnight, the best chefs of Shanghai will unite to provide a wide range of diverse dishes at Dong Hu Road. Feel free to mingle and try the different dishes with food booths from Liquid Laundry, Pirata, El Willy, Coalition, Elefante, Tomatito, Al’s Diner, Fly by Jing, Little Catch and more. Food is available until 7pm and door tickets are ¥350.
WHEN: 12pm – 12am; food until 7pm
WHERE: Dong Hu Road 20 // 东湖路 20号
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