Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Watch the US presidential election @ Liquid Laundry
Join Democrats Abroad in China and watch the US presidential election live at The Liquid Laundry from 7.30am. It’s ¥50 at the door and this includes a single origin French press coffee / fresh orange juice and a choice of pastry. Breakfast specials are also available. Please RSVP through WeChat or Email at [email protected]
WHERE: 2/F, Middle Huaihai Road // 淮海中路1028号2楼
West Bund Art & Design Fair 2016
The new edition of West Bund Art & Design is held at West Bund Art Center from Nov 9 (Wed) to Nov 13 (Sun). This year, nearly 31 leading contemporary galleries from domestic and abroad is participating and bring works from the most dynamic and pioneering artists to the fair.
WHEN: Nov 9 – 11: 12pm-6pm; Nov 12 – 13: 10am-6pm
WHERE: Longteng Avenue 2555 // 龙腾大道 2555号
Rachael Yamagata @ Mao Livehouse
American folk singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata lands in Shanghai this Wednesday. Her full band will be performing your favourite classics such as ”Duet”, ”Be Be Your Love”, ”Dealbreaker”, ”You Won’t Let Me” and also new tracks from her new album ”Tightrope Walker”. The show starts at 8.30pm and ticket prices are ¥320 at the door.
WHERE: 3/F, South Chongqing Road 308// 重庆南路308号3楼
Martin Creed @ West Bund, Qiao Space
Qiao Space over at West Bund hosts British artist Martin Creed’s first ever China-side solo called ”Understanding”, featuring Creed’s signature neons, sculptures, videos, small-scale canvas paintings and site- specific wall paintings.The artist incorporates everyday objects and activities into his work such as cardboard boxes, chairs with a minimalist approach.
WHEN: Nov 9 – Feb 28, 2017
WHERE: 2555 Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道2555号
Compost bin workshop @ Chalet Plus
Learn how to make your own compost bin to turn your food scraps into very fertile soil that can either be reused for your plants or for grow your own herbs in your kitchen this winter. To join rsvp through WeChat (ID: alizeebuyss), limited spots. The workshop starts from 7pm and 9pm, the price of ¥100 includes all necessary materials, including the bin, scrap paper and worms. If you have any scrap paper at home or at work, bring it to the workshop and use it in your compost bin.
WHERE: 833 Renmin Road // 人民路 833号
Knife Party @ MYST
Initially started as a side project of Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen to make “evil” electronic dance, Knife Party are an Australian electronic dance music duo. Make sure you don’t miss out at MYST nightclub.
PRICE: ¥150 Early bird
WHERE: 1123 Middle Yan’an Road // 延安中路1123号
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