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    • Ensiferum (meaning "sword bearer") 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 thrash and death metal, Ensiferum are world renowned for an intense and unforgettable live show. Don't miss. Presale tickets are 300rmb on SmartTicket. Show starts at 8pm.
      On Nov 29 at MAO Livehouse

    Ensiferum (meaning "sword bearer") 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...
    On Nov 29 at MAO Livehouse

 
    • Beijing's Dong Dong music festival and conference moves south for some shows at Yuyintang with Parisian rockers Cheveu and Spanish electro rock trio Astrio. Both of these bands sounding pretty good. Ticket is 100rmb at the door. Show starts at 9pm and will probably end around 11.30pm.
      On Nov 29 at Yuyintang

    Beijing's Dong Dong music festival and conference moves south for some shows at Yuyintang with Parisian rockers Cheveu and Spanish electro rock trio Astrio. Both of these bands sounding pretty good. Ticket is 100rmb at the door. Show...
    On Nov 29 at Yuyintang

 
    • Monthly party with dark electro, post punk, industrial, coldwave, trash, EBM (electronic body music), and whatever returns to classic dive bar C's. DJ sets by SoundSpade, Penguin:D, Count of Monte Disco, Shanyinde, and SodaPop. Visuals by Dogma Openlab. Goes from 10pm–late. No cover.
      On Nov 29 at C's

    Monthly party with dark electro, post punk, industrial, coldwave, trash, EBM (electronic body music), and whatever returns to classic dive bar C's. DJ sets by SoundSpade, Penguin:D, Count of Monte Disco, Shanyinde, and SodaPop. Visuals by...
    On Nov 29 at C's

 
    • 1LoveShanghai doing another banggeeerrrrrrr at warehouse club Arkham. For this one they've got Brazilian act Tropkillaz dropping that tropical bass. Take a listen to their Soundcloud for a taste. Support by Skinny Brown, Tsunano, Yeti B, Luce, and MC PQ. Cover is 100rmb, or 80rmb before 11pm.
      On Nov 29 at Arkham

    1LoveShanghai doing another banggeeerrrrrrr at warehouse club Arkham. For this one they've got Brazilian act Tropkillaz dropping that tropical bass. Take a listen to their Soundcloud for a taste. Support by Skinny Brown, Tsunano, Yeti B,...
    On Nov 29 at Arkham

 

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Dining

    • Bund Bank of Fine Wines is hosting a dinner featuring the wines of Bordeaux property Chateau Haut-Bailly. Owner and GM Veronique Sanders will share the Pessac-Leognan estate's philosophy and they'll be opening eight vintages paired with Chef Martin Bentzen's five-course menu. 980rmb per guest.
      On Nov 29 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

    Bund Bank of Fine Wines is hosting a dinner featuring the wines of Bordeaux property Chateau Haut-Bailly. Owner and GM Veronique Sanders will share the Pessac-Leognan estate's philosophy and they'll be opening eight vintages paired with...
    On Nov 29 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

 
    • Madison hosts an all-you-can-eat Sunday Thanksgiving dinner, featuring turkey with giblet gravy, string bean salad, Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes and more. 300rmb per person. Add 50rmb for unlimited soft drinks and bottled beers. 6–10.30pm.
      On Nov 30 at Madison (Fenyang Lu)

    Madison hosts an all-you-can-eat Sunday Thanksgiving dinner, featuring turkey with giblet gravy, string bean salad, Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes and more. 300rmb per person. Add 50rmb for unlimited soft drinks and bottled beers....
    On Nov 30 at Madison (Fenyang Lu)

 
    • Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen, in association with Pudao and Summergate, are hosting a wine luncheon featuring some juice from some pretty legendary wineries. Among them: Chateau Musar of Lebanon, Inglenook of Napa, Villa Maria of New Zealand, and more. 680rmb to get in. Starts at 11.30am with a champagne reception. Lunch starts at 12.15pm.
      On Nov 30 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

    Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen, in association with Pudao and Summergate, are hosting a wine luncheon featuring some juice from some pretty legendary wineries. Among them: Chateau Musar of Lebanon, Inglenook of Napa, Villa Maria of New Zealand,...
    On Nov 30 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

 
    • CanCham's Christmas party. Last year they had an outdoor ice rink and a Christmas village. This year they have a family-style buffet, raffle prizes, a kids corner with crafts and games, a gaming corner, and a special visitor coming straight outta' the north pole. Good stuff for families in Shanghai during December. Price is 520rmb for adults, 220rmb for kids under 12, and 60rmb for kids under 5. Goes from 5-9pm.
      On Dec 13 at The Westin (Bund Center) Bund Center, 88 Henan Zhong Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    CanCham's Christmas party. Last year they had an outdoor ice rink and a Christmas village. This year they have a family-style buffet, raffle prizes, a kids corner with crafts and games, a gaming corner, and a special visitor coming...
    On Dec 13 at The Westin (Bund Center)
 

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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

    • Dragon adventures is organizing a group trip to Huangshan for the last time this year for a mountain hike, a visit to Tunxi Old Street, and a visit to some natural hot springs. Book at https://yoopay.cn/event/YellowMountainDec for 1580rmb. Read more at: www.dragonadventureschina.com. 1580rmb per person (1680rmb if booked after December 6). Price includes accommodation, meals, transport, fees, and insurance.
      Finished at SmSh Territory

    Dragon adventures is organizing a group trip to Huangshan for the last time this year for a mountain hike, a visit to Tunxi Old Street, and a visit to some natural hot springs. Book at https://yoopay.cn/event/YellowMountainDec for 1580rmb....
    Finished 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
 
    • Fixie bike maker Factory Five has relocated and they're opening grandly this Saturday in the Anken Life compound. They'll have free eats by Pie Society, Taste & See, and tequila from Dulce Vida as well as beers from Craft Republic. Kicks off at 7pm. Goes until 10.
      On Nov 29 at Factory Five 667 Changhua Lu, near Anyuan Lu
    Fixie bike maker Factory Five has relocated and they're opening grandly this Saturday in the Anken Life compound. They'll have free eats by Pie Society, Taste & See, and tequila from Dulce Vida as well as beers from Craft Republic. Kicks...
    On Nov 29 at Factory Five
 
    • 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

 

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Daily 7.30pm

ERA

Multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time," is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic performance featuring aerial walking, bowl balancing and flying trapeze.

Dec 4-5

Mosaic Festival

Two nights of world music at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Thursday has German percussionist David Kuckhermann showing his skills on the Hang, a 21st century instrument, then on Friday, Barcelona's young Aupa Quartet come through to play some jazz, fun

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


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