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    • Three-year anniversary of one of the best nights in Shanghai. Popasuda is DJ Skinny Brown and friends playing global bass shiz -- music with no English lyrics -- like Latin Bass, Dancehall, African trax, Reggae, Indian Bass, Brazilian beats, Azonto, Zouk, Kizimbo, and more. Here's a mixtape for a taste. Free entry, and possibly some free t-shirts and mixtapes. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Nov 01 at Dada

    Three-year anniversary of one of the best nights in Shanghai. Popasuda is DJ Skinny Brown and friends playing global bass shiz -- music with no English lyrics -- like Latin Bass, Dancehall, African trax, Reggae, Indian Bass, Brazilian...
    On Nov 01 at Dada

 
  • Music/fashion blog Yeti In The Basement take over Arkham for this Saturday Halloween party with three Parisian headliners -- French Fries and Aleqs Notal from the Clek Clek Boom label, and Victor Aime from Ed Banger. Support by Stanley and...
    On Nov 01 at Arkham

 
    • The messy weekly hip hop party Come Correct turns three years old. That's three years of boom bap, tequila shots, bad decisions, and basement funk. Bunch of degenerate DJs coming through the drop sets at this jam. Expect old school hip hop, breakdance jams, disco, 80s electro, party breaks, and more. Just don't expect new hip hop hits. Starts at 10pm and goes until 5am. Cover is 40rmb.
      On Nov 01 at The Shelter

    The messy weekly hip hop party Come Correct turns three years old. That's three years of boom bap, tequila shots, bad decisions, and basement funk. Bunch of degenerate DJs coming through the drop sets at this jam. Expect old school hip...
    On Nov 01 at The Shelter

 
    • Yep. Gay of the Dead. It's going down. A Latin-themed celebration of the underworld. Tequila cocktail specials all night. Live dance shows and door treats. Dress code is skeleton, ghost, latin, or undead. So, basically whatever, with some tequila. Goes from 10pm-late. Cover is 60rmb, including a drink and a shot of...yep.
      On Nov 01 at 390 Panyu Lu

    Yep. Gay of the Dead. It's going down. A Latin-themed celebration of the underworld. Tequila cocktail specials all night. Live dance shows and door treats. Dress code is skeleton, ghost, latin, or undead. So, basically whatever, with some...
    On Nov 01 at 390 Panyu Lu

 

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Dining

    • VUE Bar once again offers serves freshly shucked oysters along with free-flow Joseph Drouhin Chablis. It all comes with a buffet of eats like pork terrine, grilled chipolata sausages, fresh fruit etc. Resident DJ Pete will spin all afternoon. Terrace is open if weather permits. 11.30am–3.30pm. For more information or inquiries, call 6393 1234 ext.6317. 280rmb per person.
      On Nov 01 at VUE (Bar)

    VUE Bar once again offers serves freshly shucked oysters along with free-flow Joseph Drouhin Chablis. It all comes with a buffet of eats like pork terrine, grilled chipolata sausages, fresh fruit etc. Resident DJ Pete will spin all...
    On Nov 01 at VUE (Bar)

 
    • Bistro Burger does a five-year anniversary party with all-you-can-eat and drink. But wait just a minute - don't get too excited. That only includes finger foods, snacks, beer, and house wine. No burgers. No milkshakes. 100rmb per person. Starts at 7pm.
      On Nov 06 at Bistro Burger

    Bistro Burger does a five-year anniversary party with all-you-can-eat and drink. But wait just a minute - don't get too excited. That only includes finger foods, snacks, beer, and house wine. No burgers. No milkshakes. 100rmb per person....
    On Nov 06 at Bistro Burger

 
    • The Good Agency Asia and Austen Morris Associates are organizing Chi Fan for Charity 2014, an evening of charitable dining in some of Shanghai's best restaurants. Choose a table at a participating restaurant, enjoy a specially prepared dinner, and the proceeds are donated to charity organizations, like Shanghai Young Bakers, Educating Girls of Rural China and Heart to Heart Shanghai. Prices range from 500rmb dinners to 1,500+. For more details check their website: http://chifanforcharity.org/shanghai/
      On Nov 15 at SmSh Territory

    The Good Agency Asia and Austen Morris Associates are organizing Chi Fan for Charity 2014, an evening of charitable dining in some of Shanghai's best restaurants. Choose a table at a participating restaurant, enjoy a specially prepared...
    On Nov 15 at SmSh Territory

 
    • Boxing Cat Brewery is celebrating Thanksgiving with a grand buffet feast and free-flow drinks. There will be two seating time slots at 5-8pm and 8.30–11.30pm at both locations. 400rmb per adult and 125rmb per child. This price gets you get a buffet-style feast that includes classic holiday dishes like Butter Roasted Turkey, Mom's Cranberry Sauce, Sausage-Apple Chestnut Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole with Smoked Mushrooms, and Pumpkin Pie. Free flow includes their microbrews, red and white wine, and soft drinks. Reservations are essential. Book at info@boxingcatbrewery.com.
      On Nov 27 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

    Boxing Cat Brewery is celebrating Thanksgiving with a grand buffet feast and free-flow drinks. There will be two seating time slots at 5-8pm and 8.30–11.30pm at both locations. 400rmb per adult and 125rmb per child. This price gets you...
    On Nov 27 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 

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Arts

    • Comprising a week-long exhibition and free workshops galore, this year's Nordic Design and Innovation Week hits up the basement gallery space of K11 art mall in November. This time around, the design get-together looks to sustainable Nordic fashion, featuring over 20 designers and brands spanning wearable tech to wardrobe stewardship. Details are here, along with a full program of talks and events.
      From Nov 05 until Nov 16 Daily at Chi Art Space

    Comprising a week-long exhibition and free workshops galore, this year's Nordic Design and Innovation Week hits up the basement gallery space of K11 art mall in November. This time around, the design get-together looks to sustainable...
    From Nov 05 until Nov 16 Daily at Chi Art Space

 
    • French artist Sebastien Osswald comes to Noeli Gallery for his first ever Shanghai solo this fall. Opting to paint on plaid fabric instead of canvas, Osswald challenges himself to find the best pictorial language to match each and every piece of cloth. Works on show address themes of globalization, new media and virtual relationships.
      From Nov 15 until Dec 11 Daily at Noeli Gallery

    French artist Sebastien Osswald comes to Noeli Gallery for his first ever Shanghai solo this fall. Opting to paint on plaid fabric instead of canvas, Osswald challenges himself to find the best pictorial language to match each and every...
    From Nov 15 until Dec 11 Daily at Noeli Gallery

 
    • Legendary American graffiti artist FUTURA started painting New York subway cars in the 1970s. He later went on to work with the likes of Keith Harring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. One of the first graffiti artists to be the subject of his own solo exhibition at NY's Fun Gallery in 1982, he's credited with helping to bring street art in to museums. Known for his geometric and dazzling colour forms, he creates cosmos-like creations of spheres. Here, he presents new works created especially for his Shanghai show - get a sneak peek at the opening on 1 November from 4pm.
      Daily until Dec 6 at Gallery Magda Danysz

    Legendary American graffiti artist FUTURA started painting New York subway cars in the 1970s. He later went on to work with the likes of Keith Harring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. One of the first graffiti artists to be the subject of his own...
    Daily until Dec 6 at Gallery Magda Danysz

 
    • A second solo show at Moganshan Lu's OFOTO gallery for Qingdao-born artist, Qiu Minye. The photographer manipulates images of the recognisable - think fish, deer and people - to create deceptively simple, abstract creations that airy, light-filled and almost otherworldly.
      Daily until Dec 6 at OFOTO

    A second solo show at Moganshan Lu's OFOTO gallery for Qingdao-born artist, Qiu Minye. The photographer manipulates images of the recognisable - think fish, deer and people - to create deceptively simple, abstract creations that airy,...
    Daily until Dec 6 at OFOTO

 

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Stage

    • “If you see only one live performance this year… NDT is the one to see.” Strong words from the New York Times about one of the world's leading contemporary dance companies, in Shanghai for two nights only. The show on Friday, Nov 14 includes Chamber, Softly, as I Leave You, Solo Echo, and their brand new work Stop Motion. The Saturday, Nov 15 show features Chamber, Stop Motion, and Stop-Motion. Both shows start at 7.15pm. Tickets are 180rmb on SmartTicket.
      From Nov 14 until Nov 15 Daily at Shanghai Grand Theatre

    “If you see only one live performance this year… NDT is the one to see.” Strong words from the New York Times about one of the world's leading contemporary dance companies, in Shanghai for two nights only. The show on Friday, Nov 14...
    From Nov 14 until Nov 15 Daily at Shanghai Grand Theatre

 
    • Man-eating plants, nitrous-oxide abusing evil dentists, doo-wop songs, and more weirdness as Urban Aphrodite bring this cult classic play from the 60s to Shanghai for four nights only. The play was also turned into a classic 1986 film starring Steve Martin and Rick Moranis. We have tickets for 200rmb on SmartTicket. Show starts at 9pm.
      From Nov 20 until Nov 23 Daily at The Pearl

    Man-eating plants, nitrous-oxide abusing evil dentists, doo-wop songs, and more weirdness as Urban Aphrodite bring this cult classic play from the 60s to Shanghai for four nights only. The play was also turned into a classic 1986 film...
    From Nov 20 until Nov 23 Daily at The Pearl

 
    • Urban Aphrodite brings this play adaptation of Roman Polanski's classic 60's psychological horror film about a young woman who moves into a new apartment and mysteriously becomes pregnant. As the pregnancy progresses, she becomes more and more paranoid about demonic interference with her unborn baby, who may be the spawn of Satan…We have pre-sale tickets are 200rmb on SmartTicket. Shows start at 8.30pm.
      From Nov 07 until Nov 15 Every Fri, Sat at The Pearl

    Urban Aphrodite brings this play adaptation of Roman Polanski's classic 60's psychological horror film about a young woman who moves into a new apartment and mysteriously becomes pregnant. As the pregnancy progresses, she becomes more and...
    From Nov 07 until Nov 15 Every Fri, Sat at The Pearl

 
    • 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

    • naked Stables is transforming its Kikaboni restaurant into a Halloween house for the night with "haunting performances," appetizers, and cocktails. Earth Huts start at 1,588rmb++/person. Tree Top Villas start 2,088rmb++/person. More details here.
      On Nov 01 at naked Stables

    naked Stables is transforming its Kikaboni restaurant into a Halloween house for the night with "haunting performances," appetizers, and cocktails. Earth Huts start at 1,588rmb++/person. Tree Top Villas start 2,088rmb++/person. More...
    On Nov 01 at naked Stables

 
    • Animal friendly/family friendly fundraising event for the Wang Ayi Dog Shelter. Daytime event with live tattooing, a small marketplace, DJ, food, drinks, and a chance to adopt an animal in need of love. Cover is 50rmb, which goes to the dog shelter. Goes from 2-7pm. Halloween costumes recommended for people and their pets, as there will be a contest for best dressed.
      On Nov 01 at SmSh Territory

    Animal friendly/family friendly fundraising event for the Wang Ayi Dog Shelter. Daytime event with live tattooing, a small marketplace, DJ, food, drinks, and a chance to adopt an animal in need of love. Cover is 50rmb, which goes to the...
    On Nov 01 at SmSh Territory

 
    • This is for the serious runners who want to don their lycra and Vaseline their nipples. Happening all on the same day there’ll be a marathon, half-marathon, 10k run and mini 5k race. Registration is open till September 28 and you can do that here or via their WeChat (ID: shanghai marathon) but there are age restrictions and the fee is different for each race so check their website for the specifics.
      On Nov 02 at SmSh Territory n/a
    This is for the serious runners who want to don their lycra and Vaseline their nipples. Happening all on the same day there’ll be a marathon, half-marathon, 10k run and mini 5k race. Registration is open till September 28 and you can do...
    On Nov 02 at SmSh Territory
 
    • Dedicated to newcomers in Shanghai, Apero Caprice is a meet and greet for new people to make new friends. Mainly French but they also speak English. More on their Facebook group "Caprice@Shanghai", and blog http://caprice.over-blog.net/. This month they meet at Maya. Starts at 7pm.
      On Nov 06 at Maya Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Dedicated to newcomers in Shanghai, Apero Caprice is a meet and greet for new people to make new friends. Mainly French but they also speak English. More on their Facebook group "Caprice@Shanghai", and blog http://caprice.over-blog.net/....
    On Nov 06 at Maya
 

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Dec 23-24

The Nutcracker 2014

The Shanghai Ballet does their annual performance of Hoffmann's The Nutcracker for two nights only. This version at the Shanghai Grand Theatre adds some Chinese elements and magical stage sets to turn this classic story into a dreamscape.

Dec 2

Yuri Bashmet & Moscow Soloists

Serious violin and cello action as some of the world's finest soloists come through to play works by Boccherini, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Paganini, Tan Dun, and Tchaikovsky for one night only at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.

Nov 7/8/14/15

Rosemary's Baby

Urban Aphrodite adapts Roman Polanski's classic 60's psychological horror film about a young woman who becomes pregnant and paranoid about demonic interference with her unborn baby, who may be the spawn of Satan…


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