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    • The new uDance Radio Vinyl Cafe hosts a twelve hour opening party, with a bunch of DJs playing vinyl sets. It's a cool place – check out our Radar on it right here. Show will be broadcast live on the radio, too. Free entry and free vodka Red Bulls if you say the password "U R very crazy!" Goes from 3pm–3am.
      On Aug 31 at URVC

    The new uDance Radio Vinyl Cafe hosts a twelve hour opening party, with a bunch of DJs playing vinyl sets. It's a cool place – check out our Radar on it right here. Show will be broadcast live on the radio, too. Free entry and free...
    On Aug 31 at URVC

 
    • The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s Land to FSE, the El Ray’s and more. Starts at 11am. No cover.
      On Aug 31 at Shanghai Centre

    The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s...
    On Aug 31 at Shanghai Centre

 
    • Pool parties at the Pudong Shangri-La continue, as long as it doesn't rain. Free entrance from noon until 1 pm with the password MVP, otherwise it's 150 rmb including a glass of champagne. Starts at noon and goes until 6pm. Music by John Avolio and Love Bang Soundsystem.
      On Aug 31 at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

    Pool parties at the Pudong Shangri-La continue, as long as it doesn't rain. Free entrance from noon until 1 pm with the password MVP, otherwise it's 150 rmb including a glass of champagne. Starts at noon and goes until 6pm. Music by John...
    On Aug 31 at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
    • Cinemash up is a monthly film night, screening experimental and obscure short films, documentaries, animations and excerpts from around the world. They also welcome all submissions -- contact cinemashup2012@gmail.com for details. This month's theme is "Bring Your Own Beamer." No cover. Runs 9pm to 11pm.
      On Sep 03 at Dada

    Cinemash up is a monthly film night, screening experimental and obscure short films, documentaries, animations and excerpts from around the world. They also welcome all submissions -- contact cinemashup2012@gmail.com for details. This...
    On Sep 03 at Dada

 

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Dining

    • CanCham Shanghai is ready to welcome everyone back to the city with our Red and White mixer. It's an opportunity to network with fellow Canadians, alumni from Canadian universities, friends of Canadians. All are welcome. Admission: 130rmb, includes one drink and snacks.
      On Sep 03 at Tock's

    CanCham Shanghai is ready to welcome everyone back to the city with our Red and White mixer. It's an opportunity to network with fellow Canadians, alumni from Canadian universities, friends of Canadians. All are welcome. Admission: 130rmb,...
    On Sep 03 at Tock's

 
    • Health coach Kimberly Ashton hosts a seminar that takes an in-depth look into your cravings, be it for sweets, chocolates, cookies or pasta, she will help you understand why you crave the foods and things you crave. Also how to address and get to the root cause of these food cravings and reverse them by understanding your metabolism, dietary habits, lifestyle and using healthy replacements. 150rmb. 10.30am-noon. RSVPs essential. Sign up here: events@sproutlifestyle.com.
      On Sep 06 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

    Health coach Kimberly Ashton hosts a seminar that takes an in-depth look into your cravings, be it for sweets, chocolates, cookies or pasta, she will help you understand why you crave the foods and things you crave. Also how to address and...
    On Sep 06 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

 
    • Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts an evening with the wines of the California's legendary Opus One winery. Opus One's VP of Marketing will be on hand to talk about the wines, which will be matched with a tasting menu by Chef Martin Bentzen. 2980rmb per person.
      On Sep 09 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

    Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts an evening with the wines of the California's legendary Opus One winery. Opus One's VP of Marketing will be on hand to talk about the wines, which will be matched with a tasting menu by Chef Martin Bentzen....
    On Sep 09 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

 
    • 8 1/2 hosts a one-night-only aperitivo featuring Bollinger Special Cuvee champagne. 148rmb+10% per glass. Cost includes a selection of canapés by Chef Riccardo La Perna. Goes from 6–9pm.
      On Sep 11 at 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana Rockbund, Associate Mission Building, 6-7/F, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
    8 1/2 hosts a one-night-only aperitivo featuring Bollinger Special Cuvee champagne. 148rmb+10% per glass. Cost includes a selection of canapés by Chef Riccardo La Perna. Goes from 6–9pm.
    On Sep 11 at 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana
 

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Arts

    • A key component of the wider Art in the City festival, K11 hosts an exhibition of works on loan from some 15 of Shanghai's very best galleries. Celebrating art and design, at the core of the show is innovation, collaboration and renovation, all set within a specially-created space courtesy of locally-based architectural practice, Kokaistudios.
      From Sep 11 until Sep 14 Daily at Chi Art Space

    A key component of the wider Art in the City festival, K11 hosts an exhibition of works on loan from some 15 of Shanghai's very best galleries. Celebrating art and design, at the core of the show is innovation, collaboration and...
    From Sep 11 until Sep 14 Daily at Chi Art Space

 
    • Noeli Gallery presents a group exhibition featuring three Chinese contemporary artists Wang Xuejun, Fan Shiqiang and Zeng Lingxin’s latest artworks. Three artists use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China.
      Daily until Sep 18 at Noeli Gallery 150 B Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu
    Noeli Gallery presents a group exhibition featuring three Chinese contemporary artists Wang Xuejun, Fan Shiqiang and Zeng Lingxin’s latest artworks. Three artists use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between...
    Daily until Sep 18 at Noeli Gallery
 
    • Oil painting and mixed medium exhibition by WangXuejun, Fan Shiqiang, and Zeng Lingxin. The artists "use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China." Free exhibit running Tue–Sunday, 1pm–9pm.
      Every Sat & Sun until Sep 18 at Noeli Gallery

    Oil painting and mixed medium exhibition by WangXuejun, Fan Shiqiang, and Zeng Lingxin. The artists "use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China." Free...
    Every Sat & Sun until Sep 18 at Noeli Gallery

 
    • 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.
      From Sep 06 until Oct 17 Daily 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...
    From Sep 06 until Oct 17 Daily at OFOTO

 

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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.
      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

 
    • Award-winning director, actor and writer Joseph Graves brings his one-man show Revel's World of Shakespeare to Shanghai's Lyceum Theater for a four-night run in August. The performance recalls Grave's own introduction to the Bard as a student of London’s Chelsea School for Boys under the eccentric - if not tyrannical - eye of one Clive T. Revel. 7.30pm; 60rmb - 260rmb. Tickets on damai.cn
      Daily until Aug 31 at Lyceum Theatre

    Award-winning director, actor and writer Joseph Graves brings his one-man show Revel's World of Shakespeare to Shanghai's Lyceum Theater for a four-night run in August. The performance recalls Grave's own introduction to the Bard as a...
    Daily until Aug 31 at Lyceum Theatre

 
    • 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

    • Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, and just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt a Grandparent - Aug 31" in the subject field and they'll pass you the address. Goes from 1.30–4.30pm.
      On Aug 31 at SmSh Territory

    Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, and just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt...
    On Aug 31 at SmSh Territory

 
    • The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s Land to FSE, the El Ray’s and more. Starts at 11am. No cover.
      On Aug 31 at Shanghai Centre

    The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s...
    On Aug 31 at Shanghai Centre

 
    • Bund Farmer's Market is happening again this Sunday at the boutique Eight Art Hotel on the Bund. On offer will be organic veggies, foods, coffee, lifestyle products, art, music, film and more. Takes place from 12–6pm.
      On Aug 31 at Eight Art Hotel

    Bund Farmer's Market is happening again this Sunday at the boutique Eight Art Hotel on the Bund. On offer will be organic veggies, foods, coffee, lifestyle products, art, music, film and more. Takes place from 12–6pm.
    On Aug 31 at Eight Art Hotel

 
    • Shanghai Fight Night is upon us. Time to watch normal schlubs get chiseled up and then beat the piss out of each other in front of their friends. Sign up is at Big Bamboo. Starts 7pm. Training starts September 16.
      On Sep 01 at Big Bamboo (Nanyang Lu) 132 Nanyang Lu, near Tongren Lu
    Shanghai Fight Night is upon us. Time to watch normal schlubs get chiseled up and then beat the piss out of each other in front of their friends. Sign up is at Big Bamboo. Starts 7pm. Training starts September 16.
    On Sep 01 at Big Bamboo (Nanyang Lu)
 

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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.

Sep 19-21

A Midsummer Night's Dream

This much loved romantic comedy comes to Shanghai as part of Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration. Expect a surreal night of fairies, spells, lovers, and plenty of mischief. Limited engagement, three nights only.

Sep 4-5

The Oz Noy Trio

Isreal's Oz Noy – one of the world's top guitar players – comes to JZ's On Stage venue in Red Town with his bassist and drummer in tow. Guitar Player magazine called him "the best out there guitar player" in 2013. Describing his own music, Oz says "I


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