Night
life

    • Chinese music website Wooozy presents dynamic LA duo Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda, aka Nguzunguzu performing "an eerie dose of deep electronics". Seriously good stuff - check out their music right here. Wooozy Residents DJ Sleepless, Deep 19, and Jackie will also be on deck. Price: 80rmb. Goes from 10pm to late.
      On Sep 20 at The Shelter

    Chinese music website Wooozy presents dynamic LA duo Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda, aka Nguzunguzu performing "an eerie dose of deep electronics". Seriously good stuff - check out their music right here. Wooozy Residents DJ Sleepless, Deep...
    On Sep 20 at The Shelter

 
  • Big double-booking at this warehouse venue as 1LoveShanghai and Storm bring in trap producers Stooki Sound and club music don Girl Unit of the mighty Night Slugs label. Support by Cavia B2B Selecta Tsunano, Linfeng, Yeti B, Luce, and Love...
    On Sep 20 at Arkham

 
    • X Club laser tag bar on Zhaojiabang Lu is relaunching. They've commissioned the artists from the Basement6 and MAMASans collectives to decorate the place into a "neon jungle." The event includes laser tag tourneys, neon painting, local food vendors, and "dangerously delicious jungle juice" (that probably means something with lots of booze. Music by Andy S, LoveBang Soundsystem, Kone Wong, and Misbehave. Free admission before 11pm. 50rmb after 11pm. Cost includes a drink. Teams can register by emailing info@xclubshanghai.com.
      On Sep 20 at X Club

    X Club laser tag bar on Zhaojiabang Lu is relaunching. They've commissioned the artists from the Basement6 and MAMASans collectives to decorate the place into a "neon jungle." The event includes laser tag tourneys, neon painting, local...
    On Sep 20 at X Club

 
  • More post-rock as New Noise brings in UK act Maybeshewill. They're touring in support of their new album Fair Youth, whose tracks you can hear on Douban right here. Tickets are 120rmb at the door, or 80rmb pre-sale on Taobao. Show starts...
    On Sep 20 at MAO Livehouse

 

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Dining

    • Elefante hosts its second annual Latin American Food Fest. It's a 12-hour party featuring 25 different dishes food and three different kinds of drinks. Lots of food and wine to be had. Tickets are 250rmb in advance, 350rmb at the door. Goes noon to midnight.
      On Sep 21 at Elefante

    Elefante hosts its second annual Latin American Food Fest. It's a 12-hour party featuring 25 different dishes food and three different kinds of drinks. Lots of food and wine to be had. Tickets are 250rmb in advance, 350rmb at the door....
    On Sep 21 at Elefante

 
    • Le Royal Meridien Shanghai presents an exclusive live performance from Nouvelle Vague at Le Bistrot Signature Restaurant. Brunch accompanied by tongue-in-cheek bossa nova covers. Good times. 498rmb+15% per person. 528rmb+15% per person for brunch plus unlimited Moët Brut. 598rmb+15% per person for unlimited Moët Rosé.
      On Sep 21 at Le Bistrot

    Le Royal Meridien Shanghai presents an exclusive live performance from Nouvelle Vague at Le Bistrot Signature Restaurant. Brunch accompanied by tongue-in-cheek bossa nova covers. Good times. 498rmb+15% per person. 528rmb+15% per person...
    On Sep 21 at Le Bistrot

 
    • Mayita Mex resto celebrates Brazilian National Day with Brazilian street food bites and Sagatiba & Finest Call Puree cocktails like Classic Caipirinhas and flavored Batidas. They'll also have a unique Portugese Sangria, red and white wine and Sol beer as well as Cocalero shots (charged extra). Latino DJ & Brazilian drum dude as well as a Capoeira performance on the grass will also be part of the night. 280rmb per person, includes unlimited drinks and canapes. 6–11pm. Price: 280rmb gets you freeflow drinks and canapés.
      On Sep 24 at Mayita

    Mayita Mex resto celebrates Brazilian National Day with Brazilian street food bites and Sagatiba & Finest Call Puree cocktails like Classic Caipirinhas and flavored Batidas. They'll also have a unique Portugese Sangria, red and white wine...
    On Sep 24 at Mayita

 
    • Chef Eiko Takahashi will be teaching how to cook healthy Japanese dishes made from scratch with a focus on MISO. These dishes cover for everyone including vegan and gluten-free eaters. Recipes include: miso marinade for chicken and fish; miso graze for tofu, eggplant and daikon; miso dressing with French bean and carrot; winter miso soup with pumpkin. 250rmb per person (includes demo and tasting). 0.30am-12.30pm. RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com.
      On Sep 24 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

    Chef Eiko Takahashi will be teaching how to cook healthy Japanese dishes made from scratch with a focus on MISO. These dishes cover for everyone including vegan and gluten-free eaters. Recipes include: miso marinade for chicken and fish;...
    On Sep 24 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

 

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Arts

    • "Insight", Gallery Magda Danysz's newest exhibition, houses a range of international artists as they examine life and our knowledge of it. The art ranges from wooden sculptures to oil paintings and the show itself contains the best selected work from the past year. Artists include Liu Bolin, JR and Stephanie Bisseuil. Focus at Magda Danysz is usually on new media and art forms so expect more of the same. Free; 11am-6pm.
      Daily until Oct 4 at Gallery Magda Danysz

    "Insight", Gallery Magda Danysz's newest exhibition, houses a range of international artists as they examine life and our knowledge of it. The art ranges from wooden sculptures to oil paintings and the show itself contains the best...
    Daily until Oct 4 at Gallery Magda Danysz

 
    • Featuring works by photographers Shen Chaoliang and Luo Yongjin, OFOTO's Facade explores layers of culture, history and psychology, both through a decidedly architectural approach. Large format and drenched in color, Shen's STAGE series sees a truck moving between urban and rural areas in Taiwan. Luo, meanwhile, turns his attention to 'fort houses' in Kaiping, Guangdong Province, whilst his New Residence Hangzhou series presents the houses of rich peasants in the suburbs of Hangzhou.
      Daily until Oct 17 at OFOTO

    Featuring works by photographers Shen Chaoliang and Luo Yongjin, OFOTO's Facade explores layers of culture, history and psychology, both through a decidedly architectural approach. Large format and drenched in color, Shen's STAGE series...
    Daily until Oct 17 at OFOTO

 
    • Over on Fuxing Lu, Leo Xu Projects is holding a solo show of video works by young Chinese artist Cheng Ran this fall. The gallery last hosted Cheng's unsettling, pop culture-inspired art back in 2012 - read up on that here. This time around, he'll be showing all new works, kicking off with a live performance on 20 September from 6pm through 8pm.
      Daily until Nov 2 at Leo Xu Projects

    Over on Fuxing Lu, Leo Xu Projects is holding a solo show of video works by young Chinese artist Cheng Ran this fall. The gallery last hosted Cheng's unsettling, pop culture-inspired art back in 2012 - read up on that here. This time...
    Daily until Nov 2 at Leo Xu Projects

 
    • Taking place as part of the wider Photo Shanghai art fair, Minsheng Museum in partnership with Beijing's CAFA presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese photography from 2009 through to the present day. To that end, expect offerings from a who's who of contemporary art including Hu Jieming, Jiang Pengyi, Liu Bolin, Yang Fudong, Zhang Dali and loads more, all spanning photography, installation and video.
      Daily until Oct 15 at Minsheng Art Museum

    Taking place as part of the wider Photo Shanghai art fair, Minsheng Museum in partnership with Beijing's CAFA presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese photography from 2009 through to the present day. To that end, expect offerings from...
    Daily until Oct 15 at Minsheng Art Museum

 

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Stage

    • The Shakespeare's Globe troupe bring this much-loved romantic comedy to Shanghai as part of Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration. Expect a surreal night of fairies, spells, lovers, and plenty of mischief. Lavish costumes make this one fun for the whole family. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Limited engagement, three nights only. Tickets start at 80rmb, available right here on SmartTicket.
      Daily until Sep 21 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

    The Shakespeare's Globe troupe bring this much-loved romantic comedy to Shanghai as part of Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration. Expect a surreal night of fairies, spells, lovers, and plenty of mischief. Lavish costumes make this one...
    Daily until Sep 21 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

 
    • Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down, and even while jumping through scaffolding. Crazy. Tickets start at 150rmb on SmartTicket; shows start at 8pm.
      Daily until Sep 21 at QSW Culture Centre

    Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down,...
    Daily until Sep 21 at QSW Culture Centre

 
    • The most successful German-language musical ever comes to Shanghai this winter. Elisabeth tells the story of Sisi, the Empress of Austria, and her long relationship with Death. Expect lavish costumes, choreography, and set design. This show has been performed in eleven different countries, in seven languages, to ten million captivated audience members. Performed in German with Chinese and English subtitles. Tickets start at 400rmb, available here on SmartTicket. Shows start at 7.15pm.
      From Dec 09 until Jan 11 Daily at Shanghai Culture Square

    The most successful German-language musical ever comes to Shanghai this winter. Elisabeth tells the story of Sisi, the Empress of Austria, and her long relationship with Death. Expect lavish costumes, choreography, and set design. This...
    From Dec 09 until Jan 11 Daily at Shanghai Culture Square

 

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Others

    • Bubba's 9th Annual Shanghai Chili Cook-off returns to the Cool Docks with live music, cold beverages, barbecue, and samples (while they last) of competition level chili. The crowd can vote on their favorite chili, but the coveted award comes from the judges as they blind taste and award the top three teams with honors in the competition. This year there will also be a pizza eating competition and a beer guzzling contest. Admission is 100rmb. Includes 50rmb worth of vouchers. Cook-off contestants can sign up their teams here.
      On Sep 20 at Bubba's Cool Docks

    Bubba's 9th Annual Shanghai Chili Cook-off returns to the Cool Docks with live music, cold beverages, barbecue, and samples (while they last) of competition level chili. The crowd can vote on their favorite chili, but the coveted award...
    On Sep 20 at Bubba's Cool Docks

 
    • OM factory does an aerial yoga class and healthy breakfast for 150rmb. Hey we actually just wrote about aerial yoga right here. Learn how to flip, fly, and flow. Class runs from 9.30am–11am. RSVP is essential. Email events@sproutlifestyle.com to do that.
      On Sep 20 at OM Factory Room 302, 608 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu
    OM factory does an aerial yoga class and healthy breakfast for 150rmb. Hey we actually just wrote about aerial yoga right here. Learn how to flip, fly, and flow. Class runs from 9.30am–11am. RSVP is essential. Email...
    On Sep 20 at OM Factory
 
    • Local do-gooders BEAN take volunteers to a homeless shelter for a day. Help out with organizational tasks, drink tea and chat with residents. If you don't speak any Chinese, that's fine too -- feel free to strike up a game of ping pong or cards with residents instead. Free to join; contact beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Homeless Shelter – Sept 20" in the subject line for more details. Goes from 6.45–10pm.
      On Sep 20 at SmSh Territory n/a
    Local do-gooders BEAN take volunteers to a homeless shelter for a day. Help out with organizational tasks, drink tea and chat with residents. If you don't speak any Chinese, that's fine too -- feel free to strike up a game of ping pong or...
    On Sep 20 at SmSh Territory
 
    • For three Saturdays in September the NFL has a family-friendly daytime party at Luwan Stadium to showcase the sport. Now with tackle games. They've got open flag football clinics from 1.30–3.30pm, a Nike Pro Training session from 3.30–4.30pm, a kids punt, pass, and kick competition from 4.30-5pm, then open flag football clinics from 5-8.30pm. Plus they're rolling through the stadium with a giant truck showcasing NFL videos, interactive games, and shops selling official NFL gear. Free entry, goes from 1.30pm-8.30pm.
      On Sep 20 at Luwan Stadium

    For three Saturdays in September the NFL has a family-friendly daytime party at Luwan Stadium to showcase the sport. Now with tackle games. They've got open flag football clinics from 1.30–3.30pm, a Nike Pro Training session from...
    On Sep 20 at Luwan Stadium

 

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Oct 18

Top 100 DJs Festival

Shanghai's first ever Top 100 DJs Festival takes over the Broad Auto Park in Pudong. DJs include Giorgio Moroder, Steve Aoki, Fatboy Slim, Bingo Players, Ferry Corsten, New World Punx, and many more. All day event with after-parties too.

Sep 21

Shane Filan 2014

Shane Filan, singer in one of the world's most popular boy bands ever – Westlife – comes to The Shanghai Grand Stage. Expect songs from his recent solo album You And Me and perhaps some old classics as well.

Oct 18-19

JZ Festival

The 10th annual JZ Festival happens at Expo Park this October 18-19, featuring nine stages and areas showcasing jazz and all its manifestations. This year's big names are Bootsy Collins, Sandy Lam, Marcus Miller, and Cui Jian, plus jazz from Shanghai


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