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  • Monthly cinema night continues at this pork-centered restaurant with Finding Vivian Maier, a 2013 documentary about one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers who also led a life of secrecy. More info here on IMDb. Seats for...
    On Oct 21 at The Grumpy Pig

 
    • Bar Rouge does another of these "family affair" parties, where they bring in resident DJs from the past decade to run through some classic trax. This time they've got Philippe Ortega. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      On Oct 22 at Bar Rouge

    Bar Rouge does another of these "family affair" parties, where they bring in resident DJs from the past decade to run through some classic trax. This time they've got Philippe Ortega. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and...
    On Oct 22 at Bar Rouge

 
    • This monthly bass music/D&B party moves to The Shelter. For their October debut they've got UK Grime/Jackin' crew Push & Pull, DJ Caution playing an old school jungle set, and JCC, an old-school promoter from Guangzhou who's now a doctor in Germany. Definitely one to catch. Plus residents Roo and Resinate. Cover is 20rmb after midnight, free before.
      On Oct 23 at The Shelter

    This monthly bass music/D&B party moves to The Shelter. For their October debut they've got UK Grime/Jackin' crew Push & Pull, DJ Caution playing an old school jungle set, and JCC, an old-school promoter from Guangzhou who's now a doctor...
    On Oct 23 at The Shelter

 
    • Popular ladies night Girls Night Out does a red-themed party for Bar Rouge's ten-year anniversary. Free cocktails and manicures for ladies from 9.30pm-midnight. Dudes pay 100rmb cover. Dress code is glamorous red. Goes from 10pm-late.
      On Oct 23 at Bar Rouge

    Popular ladies night Girls Night Out does a red-themed party for Bar Rouge's ten-year anniversary. Free cocktails and manicures for ladies from 9.30pm-midnight. Dudes pay 100rmb cover. Dress code is glamorous red. Goes from 10pm-late.
    On Oct 23 at Bar Rouge

 

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Dining

    • Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts an exclusive wine dinner with Chateau Palmer. Six different wines from Palmer, including 1982 vintage direct from the Chateau, will be poured with a multi-course dinner by Chef Martin Bentzen. 1980rmb per person.
      On Oct 21 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

    Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts an exclusive wine dinner with Chateau Palmer. Six different wines from Palmer, including 1982 vintage direct from the Chateau, will be poured with a multi-course dinner by Chef Martin Bentzen. 1980rmb per...
    On Oct 21 at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen

 
    • Mexo celebrates the Hindu holiday of Diwali with Bollywood music by DJ Yellow and an Indian food buffet. Dress code: "Authentic Indian" 300rmb in advance. 350rmb at the door.
      On Oct 23 at Mexo at the Bund Wharf 1846, Room 114, Block 3, 601 Waima Lu, near Zhuhangmatou Jie
    Mexo celebrates the Hindu holiday of Diwali with Bollywood music by DJ Yellow and an Indian food buffet. Dress code: "Authentic Indian" 300rmb in advance. 350rmb at the door.
    On Oct 23 at Mexo at the Bund
 
    • Halloween is not a good day to be a chicken this year. Captain Rooster has 100rmb all-you-can-eat deal that gets you fried chicken, coleslow, cheddar biscuits and grilled corn on the cob. Add 100rmb for all you can drink Tiger draft, Jim Beam, and any simple whiskey drink.
      On Oct 31 at Captain Rooster 75 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
    Halloween is not a good day to be a chicken this year. Captain Rooster has 100rmb all-you-can-eat deal that gets you fried chicken, coleslow, cheddar biscuits and grilled corn on the cob. Add 100rmb for all you can drink Tiger draft, Jim...
    On Oct 31 at Captain Rooster
 
    • CHAR bar hosts a Halloween party with specially themed cocktails, music all night and prizes for the scariest costumes. Arrive early for free bar snacks. 6pm–late.
      On Oct 31 at Char Hotel Indigo, 29-31/F, 585 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu
    CHAR bar hosts a Halloween party with specially themed cocktails, music all night and prizes for the scariest costumes. Arrive early for free bar snacks. 6pm–late.
    On Oct 31 at Char
 

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Arts

    • 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

 
    • Works by New York-based painter Sue Williams go on show at James Cohan Gallery this fall. Combining themes of gender politics and the body, issues touched on in her early paintings in particular extend to domestic violence, sexual abuse and sexism in society. Violent and colorful, they're pretty stunning. For her first Shanghai show, works on display span the late-1990s through to the present day, coinciding with Williams turning her attention to global political and environmental issues.
      Daily until Oct 26 at James Cohan Gallery

    Works by New York-based painter Sue Williams go on show at James Cohan Gallery this fall. Combining themes of gender politics and the body, issues touched on in her early paintings in particular extend to domestic violence, sexual abuse...
    Daily until Oct 26 at James Cohan Gallery

 
    • Art+ Shanghai Gallery's exhibition The Fantasy Factory: New Works by Ye Hongxing explores the creative process of fantasy and the fantastic through mixed media works of stickers on canvas. Expect Gas masks, kama sutra, models, tigers, and stilettos. Free entry. Gallery is open from 10am–7pm but closed on Mondays.
      Every Sat & Sun until Oct 26 at Art+ Shanghai

    Art+ Shanghai Gallery's exhibition The Fantasy Factory: New Works by Ye Hongxing explores the creative process of fantasy and the fantastic through mixed media works of stickers on canvas. Expect Gas masks, kama sutra, models, tigers, and...
    Every Sat & Sun until Oct 26 at Art+ Shanghai

 
    • A solo exhibition by Indian artist Subodh Gupta grandly opens new gallery Arario this August. Known for his large-scale installations created from everyday tools and utensils, works on display include This is Not a Fountain. Comprising kitchen paraphernalia found in your typical Indian kitchen, it also features 20 open taps pouring water...
      Daily until Oct 26 at Arario Gallery

    A solo exhibition by Indian artist Subodh Gupta grandly opens new gallery Arario this August. Known for his large-scale installations created from everyday tools and utensils, works on display include This is Not a Fountain. Comprising...
    Daily until Oct 26 at Arario Gallery

 

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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

  • Monthly cinema night continues at this pork-centered restaurant with Finding Vivian Maier, a 2013 documentary about one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers who also led a life of secrecy. More info here on IMDb. Seats for...
    On Oct 21 at The Grumpy Pig

 
    • The US Congress says pizza is a vegetable, according to the tagline on this movie about the evils of the American food industry. The Green Drinks film screening series continues with Fed Up, a 2014 film from the same people behind An Inconvenient Truth. Entry is 50rmb, including beer, soft drinks, snacks, and donations. Starts at 7pm.
      On Oct 23 at SmSh Territory

    The US Congress says pizza is a vegetable, according to the tagline on this movie about the evils of the American food industry. The Green Drinks film screening series continues with Fed Up, a 2014 film from the same people behind An...
    On Oct 23 at SmSh Territory

 
    • BEAN and Shanghai Healing Home have another chance for volunteers to meet and care for orphans with cleft palates. Volunteers get to engage in direct, one-on-one play time with orphaned infants at Shanghai Healing Home, a pre- and post-surgical orphanage for abandoned infants with correctable deformities. To sign up and get the address, email beanshanghai@gmail.com with “Shanghai Healing Home – Oct 25” in the subject field. Free to volunteer, goes from 12.45pm-3pm.
      On Oct 25 at SmSh Territory n/a
    BEAN and Shanghai Healing Home have another chance for volunteers to meet and care for orphans with cleft palates. Volunteers get to engage in direct, one-on-one play time with orphaned infants at Shanghai Healing Home, a pre- and...
    On Oct 25 at SmSh Territory
 
    • English teachers finally get a workshop/networking event to call their own. This all-day event features presentations, discussion panels, and workshops for people who want to take their knowledge-dropping game to the next level. The 80rmb fee includes a raffle ticket, lunch, and coffee. Event runs from 9am–5pm. They're looking for people to present or volunteer too - email them at tefl2014sh@gmail.com if you're interested.
      On Oct 25 at SmSh Territory n/a
    English teachers finally get a workshop/networking event to call their own. This all-day event features presentations, discussion panels, and workshops for people who want to take their knowledge-dropping game to the next level. The 80rmb...
    On Oct 25 at SmSh Territory
 

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Oct 25-26

Giselle 2014

Some call Giselle "the Hamlet of ballet." It originally premiered in 1841, and now the Dutch National Ballet brings its 21st Century version to Shanghai at the Lyric theatre.

Nov 9

Healing Hearts Ball

Classical balldancing competition for charity at the Shangri-La. Proceeds from the black-tie affair go to the Healing Homes Foundation, which helps babies with severe birth defects.

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.


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