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    • Sub-Cinema's Dystopia Month ends with the 1982 cult classic B-movie Class of 1984". From the IMDB "Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business." Doors at 8pm, movie at 9pm. No cover. Free popcorn.
      On Mar 31 at Dada

    Sub-Cinema's Dystopia Month ends with the 1982 cult classic B-movie Class of 1984". From the IMDB "Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal...
    On Mar 31 at Dada

 
    • King of the Billboard charts, American singer / songwriter Jason Mraz brings that blue-eyed soul to Shanghai. Expect his repertoire of sweet and breezy acoustic guitar pop rock music that tugs at your heartstrings. Support from LA funk-rock band and Mraz collaborator Raining Jane. Concert starts at 7:30pm and tickets start at 380rmb on SmartTicket, delivered to your door.
      On Apr 01 at Shanghai Grand Stage

    King of the Billboard charts, American singer / songwriter Jason Mraz brings that blue-eyed soul to Shanghai. Expect his repertoire of sweet and breezy acoustic guitar pop rock music that tugs at your heartstrings. Support from LA...
    On Apr 01 at Shanghai Grand Stage

 
    • Mook, one of the only megaclubs in town that doesn't belong to Sino or Muse, is still kicking. They're starting a new weekly hip hop party with longtime Shanghai DJ Mick. Solid selector. No cover. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Apr 01 at Mook

    Mook, one of the only megaclubs in town that doesn't belong to Sino or Muse, is still kicking. They're starting a new weekly hip hop party with longtime Shanghai DJ Mick. Solid selector. No cover. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    On Apr 01 at Mook

 
    • Portuguese label Labareda is dropping a comp of experimental electronic music by producers based in China. Pretty diverse lineup, ranging from house to noise, with Torturing Nurse, thruoutin, Zebre-Rouge, Floood, DJ Doggy, and American Booze. Cover is 50rmb, including a free copy of the CD. Take a listen on Bandcamp for a taste. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Apr 03 at The Shelter

    Portuguese label Labareda is dropping a comp of experimental electronic music by producers based in China. Pretty diverse lineup, ranging from house to noise, with Torturing Nurse, thruoutin, Zebre-Rouge, Floood, DJ Doggy, and American...
    On Apr 03 at The Shelter

 

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Dining

    • The BREW, that microbrewery in The Kerry Hotel, celebrates Easter with a full buffet dinner and endless helpings of some pretty tasty craft beer for 300rmb per person from 4pm to 2am. All the while, kiwi band Solidaz will belt out hit songs all evening.
      On Apr 04 at The BREW

    The BREW, that microbrewery in The Kerry Hotel, celebrates Easter with a full buffet dinner and endless helpings of some pretty tasty craft beer for 300rmb per person from 4pm to 2am. All the while, kiwi band Solidaz will belt out hit...
    On Apr 04 at The BREW

 
    • Boxing Cat Brewery does an Easter party at both their locations, with a vague "Easter Sunday brunch menu" and more importantly, an Easter egg hunt that begins at 12pm sharp. Plus face painting and egg painting for the youth. Brunch available from 10am–3pm. Expect to pay 100–200rmb per person.
      On Apr 05 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

    Boxing Cat Brewery does an Easter party at both their locations, with a vague "Easter Sunday brunch menu" and more importantly, an Easter egg hunt that begins at 12pm sharp. Plus face painting and egg painting for the youth. Brunch...
    On Apr 05 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
    • Paulaner's Expo branch hosts all-you-can-eat Easter Sunday BBQ buffet. Easter eats will be prepared at live cooking stations in their beer garden. 238rmb for adults. 78rmb for kids 4–10 years old. Kids under 4 get in free of charge. Cost includes a choice of one soft drink, juice, coffee or tea. Kids will get to take part in Easter activities like egg painting and egg hunting. Available 11am–2pm.
      On Apr 05 at Paulaner Brauhaus (Expo)

    Paulaner's Expo branch hosts all-you-can-eat Easter Sunday BBQ buffet. Easter eats will be prepared at live cooking stations in their beer garden. 238rmb for adults. 78rmb for kids 4–10 years old. Kids under 4 get in free of charge. Cost...
    On Apr 05 at Paulaner Brauhaus (Expo)

 
    • Paulaner's Fenyang Lu branch hosts an all-you-can-eat Easter Sunday brunch featuring bottomless fruit juice, coffee, and tea as well as the choice of one a 1/2 liter glass of Paulaner Beer, house wine or soft drink. To keep the kids busy with activities like egg and face painting, Easter-themed games, and more. Children under three years old get in for free. 88rmb for kids 3-5 years old. 110rmb for kids 6-9 years old. 160rmb for children between 10-15 years old. 318rmb for adults. 10am–2pm.
      On Apr 05 at Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu)

    Paulaner's Fenyang Lu branch hosts an all-you-can-eat Easter Sunday brunch featuring bottomless fruit juice, coffee, and tea as well as the choice of one a 1/2 liter glass of Paulaner Beer, house wine or soft drink. To keep the kids busy...
    On Apr 05 at Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu)

 

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Arts

    • A solo show by American artist Michael Joaquin Grey called My Lagerstätte goes on display at the rather excellent Chronus Art Center this April. Comprising three massive cinematic works, they come together to tell an audiovisual epic of a journey to the center of the solar system... Should be good. Grandly opens 1 April from 6pm.
      From Apr 01 until May 1 Daily at Chronus Art Center

    A solo show by American artist Michael Joaquin Grey called My Lagerstätte goes on display at the rather excellent Chronus Art Center this April. Comprising three massive cinematic works, they come together to tell an audiovisual epic of a...
    From Apr 01 until May 1 Daily at Chronus Art Center

 
    • This looks good: OFOTO Gallery hosts a springtime solo of photography by American artist, Joel-Peter Witkin. Known for dark works focusing on death, decay and outsiders, his photography also references classic Western art through their composition, imagery and titles. That opens 11 April from 5pm through 7pm
      From Apr 11 until May 14 Daily at OFOTO

    This looks good: OFOTO Gallery hosts a springtime solo of photography by American artist, Joel-Peter Witkin. Known for dark works focusing on death, decay and outsiders, his photography also references classic Western art through their...
    From Apr 11 until May 14 Daily at OFOTO

 
    • A big exhibition by Ouyang Chun takes over Shangart Gallery proper as well as next door H-Space this spring. As the show's title, My Story, suggests, works on display draw on Ouyang's own life, recalling memories, dreams and experiences. To that end, highlights include Pulp Fiction, paintings depicting the artist's past life in Xi’an; and Me a kind of pictorial diary of Ouyang's moods since 2006...
      Daily until Apr 19 at Shanghart Gallery

    A big exhibition by Ouyang Chun takes over Shangart Gallery proper as well as next door H-Space this spring. As the show's title, My Story, suggests, works on display draw on Ouyang's own life, recalling memories, dreams and experiences....
    Daily until Apr 19 at Shanghart Gallery

 
    • Around Space Gallery present a study in red this springtime: spanning a range of media, the group show features works new and old by ten artists, including Huang Yuanqing, Ding Beijing, Shao Zejiong and Liang Binbin. Exploring the various connotations of the color, pieces on display address the hue's suggestions of vibrancy, romance, danger, courage and more.
      Daily until Apr 20 at Around Space

    Around Space Gallery present a study in red this springtime: spanning a range of media, the group show features works new and old by ten artists, including Huang Yuanqing, Ding Beijing, Shao Zejiong and Liang Binbin. Exploring the various...
    Daily until Apr 20 at Around Space

 

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Stage

    • One of the world's leading pianists and interpreters arrives in Shanghai for a night of Beethoven and Schubert. He's build his rep with highly-acclaimed recordings like his set of the 32 Beethoven Sonatas on EMI. Tickets on SmartTicket start at 150rmb, delivered to your door. Show starts at 7.30pm.
      On Apr 03 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

    One of the world's leading pianists and interpreters arrives in Shanghai for a night of Beethoven and Schubert. He's build his rep with highly-acclaimed recordings like his set of the 32 Beethoven Sonatas on EMI. Tickets on SmartTicket...
    On Apr 03 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

 
    • America's quintessential string quartet returns to Shanghai after playing all of North America's best chamber music venues. These guys are all master teachers at the Juilliard School, and were the first classical music ensemble to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Expect pieces by Haydn, Shulamit Ran, and Schubert. Tickets start at 80rmb on SmartTicket, delivered to your door. Show starts at 7.30pm.
      On Apr 05 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

    America's quintessential string quartet returns to Shanghai after playing all of North America's best chamber music venues. These guys are all master teachers at the Juilliard School, and were the first classical music ensemble to receive...
    On Apr 05 at Shanghai Oriental Art Center

 
    • Multilingual pop orchestra Pink Martini brings their signature blend of rock'n'roll, jazz, and symphony orchestra styles to Shanghai for one night only. Their debut album Sympathique received nominations for "Song of the Year" and "Best New Artist" in France's Victoires de la Musique. Tickets start at 180rmb on SmartTicket, delivered to your door.
      On Apr 05 at Shanghai Culture Square

    Multilingual pop orchestra Pink Martini brings their signature blend of rock'n'roll, jazz, and symphony orchestra styles to Shanghai for one night only. Their debut album Sympathique received nominations for "Song of the Year" and "Best...
    On Apr 05 at Shanghai Culture Square

 

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Others

    • There's a lot of ruins in Mesopotamia...Here's a National Geographic lecture event with a panel of archaeologists dropping knowledge about five ancient civilizations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus, China, and the Maya. Speakers are all doctors and professions from international universities. Goes from 3–5pm. Free entry by RSVP only – threetalk@on-the-bund.com. Simultaneous interpretation available too.
      On Apr 04 at Space by Three Three on the Bund, 1/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    There's a lot of ruins in Mesopotamia...Here's a National Geographic lecture event with a panel of archaeologists dropping knowledge about five ancient civilizations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus, China, and the Maya. Speakers are all doctors...
    On Apr 04 at Space by Three
 
    • From April 10-12, the F1 Grand Prix returns to Shanghai with all your favourite racing teams and celebrity drivers doing 56 laps on a 5.5km circuit shaped like the Chinese character "上." Head on down to check out the fastest cars on earth, exceeding speeds of 370 kph. One ticket gets you into the race all weekend - the practice on Friday, qualifying on Saturday, and the big race on Sunday. Also, any ticket gives you access to all areas on Friday. Tickets available here.
      On Apr 10 at Shanghai International Circuit

    From April 10-12, the F1 Grand Prix returns to Shanghai with all your favourite racing teams and celebrity drivers doing 56 laps on a 5.5km circuit shaped like the Chinese character "上." Head on down to check out the fastest cars on...
    On Apr 10 at Shanghai International Circuit

 
    • British International School Shanghai's Pudong branch offers an orientation for students (early years to age 13) to learn about curriculum, meet the principal and teachers and more. This "Open Day" will also include interactive workshops and activities. All welcome. For more information: enquiries@bisspudong.com. 10am to noon.
      On Apr 10 at British International School Shanghai (Pudong) 2729 Hunan Lu, Kangqiao
    British International School Shanghai's Pudong branch offers an orientation for students (early years to age 13) to learn about curriculum, meet the principal and teachers and more. This "Open Day" will also include interactive workshops...
    On Apr 10 at British International School Shanghai (Pudong)
 
    • Green Drinks April film screening is DIVE!, a film that follows director Jeremy Seifert and his friends as they dumpster dive behind several grocery stores in the Los Angeles area to demonstrate the massive amount of food that is wasted each year in America. Admission is 100rmb. Screening starts at 7pm. Venue is Greenmix, 432 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
      On Apr 14 at SmSh Territory

    Green Drinks April film screening is DIVE!, a film that follows director Jeremy Seifert and his friends as they dumpster dive behind several grocery stores in the Los Angeles area to demonstrate the massive amount of food that is wasted...
    On Apr 14 at SmSh Territory

 

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Apr 21-22

Katy Perry 2015

Katy Perry, multi-platinum selling artist and recent performer at the Super Bowl, brings THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR to the Mainland for her first show in Shanghai. Expect all the big hits, like "Roar", "Dark Horse", "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream",

Apr 7

Pitbull After Party

Multi-platinum recording artist and performer Pitbull rolls into megaclub M2 for a mini-concert after his main gig. Expect a couple of his biggest hits in a slightly more intimate environment.

May 1-3

2015 KIA World Extreme Games

Shanghai's biggest annual extreme sports event, The 2015 KIA World Extreme Games, returns for their 9th round. This is the most prestigious multi-event, action sports competition in Asia, featuring nearly 200 of the best action athletes from almost 3