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    • Some public holiday action here from the footprint house and techno crew. They're bringing in this dude Maxime Dangles who's on Kompakt, one of the most respected techno labels in the world. Perhaps more impressively, they've got local techno producer MHP doing a rare live set. That sounds good. Also a live set from the Acid Pony Club, and a B2B set from Doggy x Misloop. Tickets are 100rmb at the door including a free shot. Or you can get presale tickets by emailing footprintsession@gmail.com.
      On Oct 01 at Arkham

    Some public holiday action here from the footprint house and techno crew. They're bringing in this dude Maxime Dangles who's on Kompakt, one of the most respected techno labels in the world. Perhaps more impressively, they've got local...
    On Oct 01 at Arkham

 
    • Put your hands up for Detroit. You know that song right? This guy made it, even though he's not from Detroit, or even America. The DJ producer often appears in the DJ Mag Top 100 and plays all the big festivals. This is a warm-up party for Sino Group's Top 100 DJs festival. Ticket is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Oct 01 at MYST

    Put your hands up for Detroit. You know that song right? This guy made it, even though he's not from Detroit, or even America. The DJ producer often appears in the DJ Mag Top 100 and plays all the big festivals. This is a warm-up party for...
    On Oct 01 at MYST

 
    • DJs Thoma Cher and Charp have this weekly party at Lola. Free to get in and lots of deep disco and electronica being played. Good tunes, bangin' soundsystem, and a solid place to warm up on a Thursday night. And it's buy-one-get-one-free until midnight on Lola's strong drinks. Starts at 10pm and goes late. No cover.
      On Oct 02 at Lola

    DJs Thoma Cher and Charp have this weekly party at Lola. Free to get in and lots of deep disco and electronica being played. Good tunes, bangin' soundsystem, and a solid place to warm up on a Thursday night. And it's buy-one-get-one-free...
    On Oct 02 at Lola

 
    • Ladies night returns to Bar Rouge. Females get free cocktails and manicures from 9.30-11.30pm. Entry is free before 12.30am with the password MVP, otherwise it's 100rmb to get in. Goes from 9.30pm-late.
      On Oct 02 at Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
    Ladies night returns to Bar Rouge. Females get free cocktails and manicures from 9.30-11.30pm. Entry is free before 12.30am with the password MVP, otherwise it's 100rmb to get in. Goes from 9.30pm-late.
    On Oct 02 at Bar Rouge
 

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Dining

    • OK,Deal! Club is organizing a trip to Jiangsu Province for a three-day-two-night cycling excursion through the tea plantations of Yixing. Price is 1050rmb per person. Cost includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and admission tickets. For more details go to http://www.okdealclub.com.
      On Oct 01 at Hilton

    OK,Deal! Club is organizing a trip to Jiangsu Province for a three-day-two-night cycling excursion through the tea plantations of Yixing. Price is 1050rmb per person. Cost includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and admission...
    On Oct 01 at Hilton

 
    • Boxing Cat Brewery hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for the Canadian contingent. It's a buffet with free-flow soft drinks, butter roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, bourbon-brown sugar roasted yams and more. 250rmb for adults and 100rmb for children. Children under fiver years old are free.
      On Oct 12 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

    Boxing Cat Brewery hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for the Canadian contingent. It's a buffet with free-flow soft drinks, butter roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, bourbon-brown sugar roasted yams and more. 250rmb for adults and 100rmb for...
    On Oct 12 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
    • Kung Fu Komedy hosts standup comic Dennis Regan for three shows in Shanghai. A writer on The King of Queens, Dennis has also performed at comedy clubs all around the US, often alongside his brother Brian Regan, and has been on Jay Leno's Tonight Show and David Letterman's Late Show. 170rmb in advance. 200rmb at the door.
      On Oct 17 at The Kung Fu Komedy Club

    Kung Fu Komedy hosts standup comic Dennis Regan for three shows in Shanghai. A writer on The King of Queens, Dennis has also performed at comedy clubs all around the US, often alongside his brother Brian Regan, and has been on Jay Leno's...
    On Oct 17 at The Kung Fu Komedy Club

 
    • The Good Agency Asia and Austen Morris Associates are organizing Chi Fan for Charity 2014, an evening of charitable dining in some of Shanghai's best restaurants. Choose a table at a participating restaurant, enjoy a specially prepared dinner, and the proceeds are donated to charity organizations, like Shanghai Young Bakers, Educating Girls of Rural China and Heart to Heart Shanghai. Prices range from 500rmb dinners to 1,500+. For more details check their website: http://chifanforcharity.org/shanghai/
      On Nov 15 at SmSh Territory

    The Good Agency Asia and Austen Morris Associates are organizing Chi Fan for Charity 2014, an evening of charitable dining in some of Shanghai's best restaurants. Choose a table at a participating restaurant, enjoy a specially prepared...
    On Nov 15 at SmSh Territory

 

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Arts

    • "Insight", Gallery Magda Danysz's newest exhibition, houses a range of international artists as they examine life and our knowledge of it. The art ranges from wooden sculptures to oil paintings and the show itself contains the best selected work from the past year. Artists include Liu Bolin, JR and Stephanie Bisseuil. Focus at Magda Danysz is usually on new media and art forms so expect more of the same. Free; 11am-6pm.
      Daily until Oct 4 at Gallery Magda Danysz

    "Insight", Gallery Magda Danysz's newest exhibition, houses a range of international artists as they examine life and our knowledge of it. The art ranges from wooden sculptures to oil paintings and the show itself contains the best...
    Daily until Oct 4 at Gallery Magda Danysz

 
    • 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.
      Daily until Oct 17 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...
    Daily until Oct 17 at OFOTO

 
    • Over on Fuxing Lu, Leo Xu Projects is holding a solo show of video works by young Chinese artist Cheng Ran this fall. The gallery last hosted Cheng's unsettling, pop culture-inspired art back in 2012 - read up on that here. This time around, he'll be showing all new works, kicking off with a live performance on 20 September from 6pm through 8pm.
      Daily until Nov 2 at Leo Xu Projects

    Over on Fuxing Lu, Leo Xu Projects is holding a solo show of video works by young Chinese artist Cheng Ran this fall. The gallery last hosted Cheng's unsettling, pop culture-inspired art back in 2012 - read up on that here. This time...
    Daily until Nov 2 at Leo Xu Projects

 
    • Taking place as part of the wider Photo Shanghai art fair, Minsheng Museum in partnership with Beijing's CAFA presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese photography from 2009 through to the present day. To that end, expect offerings from a who's who of contemporary art including Hu Jieming, Jiang Pengyi, Liu Bolin, Yang Fudong, Zhang Dali and loads more, all spanning photography, installation and video.
      Daily until Oct 15 at Minsheng Art Museum

    Taking place as part of the wider Photo Shanghai art fair, Minsheng Museum in partnership with Beijing's CAFA presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese photography from 2009 through to the present day. To that end, expect offerings from...
    Daily until Oct 15 at Minsheng Art Museum

 

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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

    • Every Tuesday, Cook In Shanghai does a class for kids. Yes, now your children can make dim sum for you on command. Price is 200rmb per child, including ingredients and knowledge. Goes from 4-5.30pm every Tuesday. More info on their website. You can email contact@cookinshanghai.com to RSVP and to get the address.
      Finished at SmSh Territory n/a
    Every Tuesday, Cook In Shanghai does a class for kids. Yes, now your children can make dim sum for you on command. Price is 200rmb per child, including ingredients and knowledge. Goes from 4-5.30pm every Tuesday. More info on their...
    Finished at SmSh Territory
 
 
 
  • Here's an October holiday trip to the mountains. Dragon Adventures has a five days and four nights trip to Dabie Mountains, where you can hike, explore caves, see waterfalls, and walk around the Wanxi Great Rift Valley. The 2980rmb price...
    On Oct 01 at SmSh Territory

 

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Oct 5-6

Storm 2014

China's biggest EDM Festival returns for two days during the October Golden Week. Expect three stages of pounding electronic music and expensive, world-class production. Artists include Kesha, T-E-E-D, AfroJack, Axwell, Grandtheft, Ingrosso, Knife Pa

Oct 18

Top 100 DJs Festival

Shanghai's first ever Top 100 DJs Festival takes over the Broad Auto Park in Pudong. DJs include Giorgio Moroder, Steve Aoki, Fatboy Slim, Bingo Players, Ferry Corsten, New World Punx, and many more. All day event with after-parties too.

Oct 25

Giardini Piano Quartet

This award winning French piano quartet comes to Shanghai for the 2014 Chamber Concerts series. These chamber musicians graduated from the finest conservatories in France, and have played all the big spots in Europe. On this evening, they're playing


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