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    • DJs Thoma Cher and Charp continue their popular weekly night at Lola. Deep disco and chugging, dancefloor-friendly electronica and buy-one-get-one-free drinks at the bar until midnight. One of the mid-week nights for those looking to dance because this usually draws a late crowd. This week's guest is Dave K. No cover. Starts at ten, picks up around midnight, and goes late.
      On Jul 31 at Lola

    DJs Thoma Cher and Charp continue their popular weekly night at Lola. Deep disco and chugging, dancefloor-friendly electronica and buy-one-get-one-free drinks at the bar until midnight. One of the mid-week nights for those looking to dance...
    On Jul 31 at Lola

 
    • The monthly "no English lyrics" Popasuda party returns to this sweaty Xingfu dive with Skinny Brown palying 3rd World beats in styles like Latin Bass, Dancehall, Reggae, Indian Style, Afrikan Beat, International Moombah/Twerk, Crazy Brazilian Beats/Crazilian Beats, Caribbean Everything, and a ton of Global Rhythms. It's a good time, and unlike any other night you'll find in Shanghai. Free entry. Check out his mixtape right here for a taste of the vibes.
      On Aug 01 at Dada

    The monthly "no English lyrics" Popasuda party returns to this sweaty Xingfu dive with Skinny Brown palying 3rd World beats in styles like Latin Bass, Dancehall, Reggae, Indian Style, Afrikan Beat, International Moombah/Twerk, Crazy...
    On Aug 01 at Dada

 
    • German house/disco producer Alex Flatner comes to this popular house-music club for a night of tunes. He runs two labels, Gedankensport and Circle Music, and does A&R for a bunch of labels, singing people like Sebastien Leger and Joey Beltram. His next release is due out on Pokerflat Recordings, Steve Bug's label. Sounding good...Cover is 50rmb. Support by Frank Costello. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Aug 01 at Lola

    German house/disco producer Alex Flatner comes to this popular house-music club for a night of tunes. He runs two labels, Gedankensport and Circle Music, and does A&R for a bunch of labels, singing people like Sebastien Leger and Joey...
    On Aug 01 at Lola

 
    • Club MYST brings in American Trance/EDM producer BT ahead of their music festival coming up in October. He's been around for a while, graduating from the Berklee School of Music and even landing a few songs on the Hackers soundtrack back in 1995. Free entry for this one.
      On Aug 01 at MYST

    Club MYST brings in American Trance/EDM producer BT ahead of their music festival coming up in October. He's been around for a while, graduating from the Berklee School of Music and even landing a few songs on the Hackers soundtrack back...
    On Aug 01 at MYST

 

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Dining

    • Ambrosia Teppanyaki's Expo branch offers a ten-course set menu for Chinese Valentine's Day. featuring live lobster and imported Aussie wagyu beef and live lobster. 1488rmb+10% per couple.
      On Aug 02 at Ambrosia (Expo) 555 Shibo Dadao, near Nanmatou Lu
    Ambrosia Teppanyaki's Expo branch offers a ten-course set menu for Chinese Valentine's Day. featuring live lobster and imported Aussie wagyu beef and live lobster. 1488rmb+10% per couple.
    On Aug 02 at Ambrosia (Expo)
 
    • Ambrosia’s Japanese & Yakiniku Restaurant offers a ten-course king crab and yakiniku dinner with for 1088+10% per couple. They're also offering a teppanyaki menu featuring Australian wagyu tenderloin and live lobster for 1488+10% per couple.
      On Aug 02 at Ambrosia (Fenyang Lu)

    Ambrosia’s Japanese & Yakiniku Restaurant offers a ten-course king crab and yakiniku dinner with for 1088+10% per couple. They're also offering a teppanyaki menu featuring Australian wagyu tenderloin and live lobster for 1488+10% per...
    On Aug 02 at Ambrosia (Fenyang Lu)

 
    • Pelham's is celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day with a gourmet menu created by Pelham's culinary team. This five course menu features their signature modern French cuisine, including oysters, scampi, halibut, wagyu beef tenderloin, and dessert. Price: 1,888rmb for two people, including two glasses of champagne and flowers for the ladies. Goes from 6pm to 10pm.
      On Aug 02 at Pelham's

    Pelham's is celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day with a gourmet menu created by Pelham's culinary team. This five course menu features their signature modern French cuisine, including oysters, scampi, halibut, wagyu beef tenderloin, and...
    On Aug 02 at Pelham's

 
  • Wei Jing Ge at Waldorf Astoria celebrates Chinese Valentine's Day with an eight-course set menu featuring king prawns, cod fish, and pan-fried Kobe beef. Price: 788rmb for two people, including two glasses of champagne. Goes from 6pm to...
    On Aug 02 at Wei Jing Ge

 

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Arts

    • Bring your date to the Yuz Museum on Saturday August 2 for some contemporary art and receive a fresh flower and get a chance to win a box of preserved fresh flowers. All you need to do is post photos tagged with #QixiatYUZM and @their account. Yuz Museum will also be offering 77rmb afternoon tea meals. Price: 60rmb for admission.
      On Aug 02 at YUZ Museum

    Bring your date to the Yuz Museum on Saturday August 2 for some contemporary art and receive a fresh flower and get a chance to win a box of preserved fresh flowers. All you need to do is post photos tagged with #QixiatYUZM and @their...
    On Aug 02 at YUZ Museum

 
    • Bring your date to the Yuz Museum on Saturday August 2 for some contemporary art and receive a fresh flower and get a chance to win a box of preserved fresh flowers. All you need to do is post photos tagged with #QixiatYUZM and @their account. Yuz Museum will also be offering 77rmb afternoon tea meals. Price: 60rmb for admission.
      On Aug 02 at YUZ Museum

    Bring your date to the Yuz Museum on Saturday August 2 for some contemporary art and receive a fresh flower and get a chance to win a box of preserved fresh flowers. All you need to do is post photos tagged with #QixiatYUZM and @their...
    On Aug 02 at YUZ Museum

 
    • LOHAUS displays the works of China National Geographic photographer Shen Yunyao. The Tibetan Creation Experience itself has six different exhibitions, which includes a selection of Shen Yunyao's Tibetan photos, a 3D photographic experience (along with auditory and visual effects), items from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, photographs of Tibetan landscapes, and more. LOHAUS only accepts a limited number of attendees per session. The invitation-only session for media and special guests runs from 11.30am to 1.30pm. Available to the general public, sessions two, three, and four runs from 1.30pm to 4pm, 4pm to 7.30pm, 7.30pm to 10pm, respectively. To be guaranteed a ticket, pre-pay 80rmb through WeChat (WeChat Official ID: LOHAUS 乐豪斯), otherwise 100rmb at the door.
      On Aug 02 at LOHAUS 50 Yongjia Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    LOHAUS displays the works of China National Geographic photographer Shen Yunyao. The Tibetan Creation Experience itself has six different exhibitions, which includes a selection of Shen Yunyao's Tibetan photos, a 3D photographic experience...
    On Aug 02 at LOHAUS
 
    • Pantocrator Gallery presents the reception for 'Start With a Dot or Line', an exhibition displaying the works of Qin Tan, multimedia artist, and Sanjay Ramachandran,self taught illustrator and creative producer. For more details and images of their work, check out Pantocrator Gallery's site. Goes from 5pm to 9pm. Free entry.
      Daily until Jul 31 at Pantocrator Gallery

    Pantocrator Gallery presents the reception for 'Start With a Dot or Line', an exhibition displaying the works of Qin Tan, multimedia artist, and Sanjay Ramachandran,self taught illustrator and creative producer. For more details and images...
    Daily until Jul 31 at Pantocrator Gallery

 

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Stage

    • "What we see on stage and in life is just like a floating dream. Mundane affairs and romances of our lives all come to a sigh in the end." That's the idea behind this mesmerizing modern dance piece adopted from one of The Four Great Classical Chinese Novels -- "A Dream in the Red Mansion." Instead of telling the detailed story, the production focuses on the philosophy of Buddhism and Taoism. SmartTicket has tickets starting at 80rmb delivered to your door.
      From Aug 08 until Aug 9 Daily at Shanghai Culture Square

    "What we see on stage and in life is just like a floating dream. Mundane affairs and romances of our lives all come to a sigh in the end." That's the idea behind this mesmerizing modern dance piece adopted from one of The Four Great...
    From Aug 08 until Aug 9 Daily at Shanghai Culture Square

 
    • 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.
      From Sep 19 until Sep 21 Daily 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...
    From Sep 19 until Sep 21 Daily 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.
      From Sep 02 until Sep 21 Daily 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,...
    From Sep 02 until Sep 21 Daily 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

    • China's largest expo for computer games and related industries takes place this last weekend in July. Expect the usual throngs of mouth-breathing nerds clamoring for a photo with cosplay girls. Open to the public Thursday-Sunday, 9am-5pm. Thursday and Friday it's 85rmb at the door, and 135rmb on the weekend.
      On Jul 31 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre

    China's largest expo for computer games and related industries takes place this last weekend in July. Expect the usual throngs of mouth-breathing nerds clamoring for a photo with cosplay girls. Open to the public Thursday-Sunday, 9am-5pm....
    On Jul 31 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre

 
    • Startup Grind hosts Geoff de Freitas, CEO of Middle Kingdom Media, and the publisher of Shanghai Business Review magazine (SBR), for its next event. Goes from 7pm to 10pm. Presale tickets on sale for 50rmb before June 17th (Visa + PayPal or Chinese Cards). 100rmb at the door.
      On Jul 31 at SmSh Territory n/a
    Startup Grind hosts Geoff de Freitas, CEO of Middle Kingdom Media, and the publisher of Shanghai Business Review magazine (SBR), for its next event. Goes from 7pm to 10pm. Presale tickets on sale for 50rmb before June 17th (Visa + PayPal...
    On Jul 31 at SmSh Territory
 
    • This Thursday, runners from near and far will gather for a eco-run in Shanghai. This run features both 5K and 10K routes starting at 7.30pm from 3222 Longteng Avenue (near Dongan Lu). Free entry. For more details, click here.
      On Jul 31 at Melange Oasis

    This Thursday, runners from near and far will gather for a eco-run in Shanghai. This run features both 5K and 10K routes starting at 7.30pm from 3222 Longteng Avenue (near Dongan Lu). Free entry. For more details, click here.
    On Jul 31 at Melange Oasis

 
    • Celebrate the Double Seventh Festival aka Chinese Valentine's Day in Hanbridge by wearing traditional Han clothing with your boyfriend/girlfriend to relive the love between the cowherd and the weaver girl and also get a free picture. Starts at 2pm.
      On Aug 02 at Hanbridge Education

    Celebrate the Double Seventh Festival aka Chinese Valentine's Day in Hanbridge by wearing traditional Han clothing with your boyfriend/girlfriend to relive the love between the cowherd and the weaver girl and also get a free picture....
    On Aug 02 at Hanbridge Education

 

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Aug 7

Kammerchor Stuttgart

The highly-acclaimed Kammerchor Stuttgart orchestra arrives in Shanghai along with its conductor and founder Frieder Bernius. They've been doing it since 1968. Tickets start at 150rmb and go up to 380rmb for the VIP seats.

Aug 8

Aristocrats

One for the appreciators of stringed technical wizardry -- The Aristocrats three-piece jazz rock, experimental jam combo do a show at QSW. Three of the most adventurous and gifted musicians performing music today.

Dec 9-Jan 11

Das Musical Elisabeth

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.Performed in German with Chinese and English subtitles.


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