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life

    • Those drink and draw nights that used to happen at Basement6 are back at this Yunnan restaurant in Jing'an. Just show up, grab some art supplies, and get down to business. Drink and food specials on deck as well. Goes from 8pm-late. Good people doing this one -- you're bound to meet some characters there.
      On Nov 25 at Slurp!

    Those drink and draw nights that used to happen at Basement6 are back at this Yunnan restaurant in Jing'an. Just show up, grab some art supplies, and get down to business. Drink and food specials on deck as well. Goes from 8pm-late. Good...
    On Nov 25 at Slurp!

 
    • Monthly pop-up cinema in the streets. This crew shows experimental, animation and stop motion films literally on the corner. The event is BYOC (bring your own chair) and BYOB, and you're sure to meet some artsy, colorful characters. Here's their TUMBLR page. Starts at 9pm. Free event.
      On Nov 25 at Cafelito

    Monthly pop-up cinema in the streets. This crew shows experimental, animation and stop motion films literally on the corner. The event is BYOC (bring your own chair) and BYOB, and you're sure to meet some artsy, colorful characters. Here's...
    On Nov 25 at Cafelito

 
    • HUNT does a new gay-friendly Tuesday night party at this staple Bund spot. They've got a model show by underwear brand AussieBum and three cocktails on discount. No cover with the password "AussieBum", otherwise it's 100rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Nov 25 at Bar Rouge

    HUNT does a new gay-friendly Tuesday night party at this staple Bund spot. They've got a model show by underwear brand AussieBum and three cocktails on discount. No cover with the password "AussieBum", otherwise it's 100rmb. Starts at 10pm...
    On Nov 25 at Bar Rouge

 
    • The only ladies night for lalas returns to pansexual funhouse 390 Panyu Lu. Drink specials all night plus DJacques on the decks. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Get on their mailing list by emailing lesinshanghai@yahoogroups.com.
      On Nov 26 at 390 Panyu Lu

    The only ladies night for lalas returns to pansexual funhouse 390 Panyu Lu. Drink specials all night plus DJacques on the decks. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Get on their mailing list by emailing lesinshanghai@yahoogroups.com.
    On Nov 26 at 390 Panyu Lu

 

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Dining

    • Madison is serving a five course tasting menu for Thanksgiving dinner featuring butter braised turkey breast, ricotta raviolo, roast turducken, and more. 498rmb per person. Available from 6–10.30pm.
      On Nov 27 at Madison (Fenyang Lu) Bldg 2, 3 Fenyang Lu, near Huaihai Lu
    Madison is serving a five course tasting menu for Thanksgiving dinner featuring butter braised turkey breast, ricotta raviolo, roast turducken, and more. 498rmb per person. Available from 6–10.30pm.
    On Nov 27 at Madison (Fenyang Lu)
 
    • Elefante by el Willy is serving a Thanksgiving family dinner. 328rmb per person gets you a slow roasted turkey with unlimited stuffing, giblet gravy, orange glazed carrots, cranberry sauce Brussels sprouts and more as well as a Thanksgiving bread basket, Italian cold cuts, a soup course and a dessert of pumpkin pie and petit fours.
      On Nov 27 at Elefante

    Elefante by el Willy is serving a Thanksgiving family dinner. 328rmb per person gets you a slow roasted turkey with unlimited stuffing, giblet gravy, orange glazed carrots, cranberry sauce Brussels sprouts and more as well as a...
    On Nov 27 at Elefante

 
    • Chef Giuseppe Tino will host in Gaia:2 Italian restaurant the fifth dinner of this itinerant charity event. A one-of-a-kind (wine paired), five-course dinner will take place plus a “WOW” moment from the hosting chef. 888rmb per person. Info and tickets: info@citcshanghai.com.
      On Nov 27 at Gaia 2

    Chef Giuseppe Tino will host in Gaia:2 Italian restaurant the fifth dinner of this itinerant charity event. A one-of-a-kind (wine paired), five-course dinner will take place plus a “WOW” moment from the hosting chef. 888rmb per person....
    On Nov 27 at Gaia 2

 
    • Chef Gavin McAleer has prepared a traditional home-style set menu for 358rmb, including everything from corn bread, cranberry sauce and dark to light meat and gravy. After that, it's Gossip Ladies Night holiday edition with guest DJs and free-flow bubbly for ladies all night long.
      On Nov 27 at The Apartment

    Chef Gavin McAleer has prepared a traditional home-style set menu for 358rmb, including everything from corn bread, cranberry sauce and dark to light meat and gravy. After that, it's Gossip Ladies Night holiday edition with guest DJs and...
    On Nov 27 at The Apartment

 

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Arts

    • 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.
      Daily until Dec 11 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...
    Daily until Dec 11 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

 
    • Korean artist KeySook Geum works with twisted wire, beads, crystals and pearls to create life-size sculptures of dresses and qipao that incorporate a distinct glamor, and subtle sense of femininity. Casting playful shadows across gallery walls, Wire and Light explores altogether new kinds of flowing 'fabrics' and delicate 'lace', all crafted from surprising materials.
      Daily until Dec 31 at Art+ Shanghai

    Korean artist KeySook Geum works with twisted wire, beads, crystals and pearls to create life-size sculptures of dresses and qipao that incorporate a distinct glamor, and subtle sense of femininity. Casting playful shadows across gallery...
    Daily until Dec 31 at Art+ Shanghai

 

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Stage

    • 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

    • Sustainable urban development means responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. Urban development should be guided by a sustainable planning and management vision that promotes interconnected green space, a multi-modal transportation system, and mixed-use development. Green Initiatives is collaborating with Arup Shanghai on this special edition Green Drinks event, Implementing the Sustainable Urban Vision: from Aspiration to Reality, to mark Arup's 30 years in China. Event aims to discuss key projects that have helped and changed the urbanscape of this city, or other cities in China. The event will take place at the Shanghai Expo Urban Best Practice Area (UBPA), a LEED ND (Neighborhood Development) Platinum Project, making it the first of its kind outside of North America. More information on Green Initiatives website: http://greeninitiatives.cn/event/forum-arup-nov14
      On Nov 27 at SmSh Territory n/a
    Sustainable urban development means responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. Urban development should be guided by a sustainable planning and management vision that promotes...
    On Nov 27 at SmSh Territory
 
    • DCCC & Young Professionals hosts a Danish Christmas party featuring endless Danish food, beer and soft drinks. Lots of dancing and merriment and, of course, a lucky draw. 500rmb for members. 850rmb for non-members.
      On Nov 29 at Henkes Reel Mall, 1/F, 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
    DCCC & Young Professionals hosts a Danish Christmas party featuring endless Danish food, beer and soft drinks. Lots of dancing and merriment and, of course, a lucky draw. 500rmb for members. 850rmb for non-members.
    On Nov 29 at Henkes
 
    • This looks good. From 2-5pm there's a 90-minute self-defense workshop with a dude who's been practicing martial arts for 25 years, a talk with The Atlantic/NYT author Mara Hvistendahl, food and drinks, and more. She's been writing about China's sexual revolution and the 100 million "missing" women in Asia. The cover is 300rmb but 100% of the proceeds go to Starfish Project, a non-profit that provides shelter, counseling, language training, and more to women rescued from the sex trade. Limited space: register to befierceshanghai@gmail.com before November 26.
      On Nov 30 at Cafe Sambal

    This looks good. From 2-5pm there's a 90-minute self-defense workshop with a dude who's been practicing martial arts for 25 years, a talk with The Atlantic/NYT author Mara Hvistendahl, food and drinks, and more. She's been writing about...
    On Nov 30 at Cafe Sambal

 
    • Just some experts weighing in on urbanization, China on the world stage, pollution, economic growth, and the Chinese concept of modernity. You know, casual Thursday night shiz. Speakers include Wall Street Journal China correspondent James T Areddy, some architecture/China Studies professors and researchers, and more. Starts at 7pm and ends at 8.30pm. Free entry.
      On Dec 04 at Eight Art Hotel

    Just some experts weighing in on urbanization, China on the world stage, pollution, economic growth, and the Chinese concept of modernity. You know, casual Thursday night shiz. Speakers include Wall Street Journal China correspondent James...
    On Dec 04 at Eight Art Hotel

 

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Dec 13

Megan Nicole 2014

YouTube cover-songs sensation and up-and-coming pop star Megan Nicole returns to Shanghai for the first time since 2011. The 90s baby with 518 million video hits is touring in support of her new EP ESCAPE.

Nov 29

Ensiferum 2014

Ensiferum are a Finnish heavy metal band from Helsinki. The members of the band label themselves as "heroic folk metal," which just sounds awesome. Part of the new wave of Scando acts that combine traditional folk elements and themes with modern thra

Dec 9-Jan 11

Das Musical Elisabeth

The most successful German-language musical ever comes to Shanghai this winter. Elisabeth tells the story of Sissi, the Empress of Austria, and her long relationship with Death.Performed in German with Chinese and English subtitles.


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