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    • Weird and wonderful short films, animations and documentaries from around the world. They've got a selection of works from local filmmakers on tonight too. Cinemash Up welcomes all film submissions, just email them at info@redscalestudios.org. Goes from 9pm-11pm; free admission.
      On Apr 23 at Dada

    Weird and wonderful short films, animations and documentaries from around the world. They've got a selection of works from local filmmakers on tonight too. Cinemash Up welcomes all film submissions, just email them at...
    On Apr 23 at Dada

 
  • The freshest tunes in grime, garage, jackin' and LDN house. It's been a year since the start of Push and Pull, and to celebrate they're bringing Siesta down to the Shelter for a Thursday night UK garage rinse out. Residents Alta and Naaah...
    On Apr 24 at The Shelter

 
    • Popular ladies' night with free cocktails for girls every Thursday, plus free manicures the whole night and a lucky draw. This Thursday they've got a Candy theme - get colorful, get posh, get sweet. Free entrance until 12:30am with the password "MVP," then it's 100rmb.
      On Apr 24 at Bar Rouge

    Popular ladies' night with free cocktails for girls every Thursday, plus free manicures the whole night and a lucky draw. This Thursday they've got a Candy theme - get colorful, get posh, get sweet. Free entrance until 12:30am with the...
    On Apr 24 at Bar Rouge

 
    • Special edition of the party by the cats behind the weekly Come Correct hip hop night. This is the official afterparty for the China B-Boy competition, so expect a lot of top-notch dancers from all over China. Music by T-Plus, Caution, D'Rocc, MC Jado, MC One Con, and the official DJ of the B-Boy competition DJ DSK playing a set with a live MPC routine. 40rmb to get in the door.
      On Apr 25 at The Shelter

    Special edition of the party by the cats behind the weekly Come Correct hip hop night. This is the official afterparty for the China B-Boy competition, so expect a lot of top-notch dancers from all over China. Music by T-Plus, Caution,...
    On Apr 25 at The Shelter

 

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Dining

    • A transformational film about how every human body is brilliantly designed for vitality and longevity. Why then is our health and life expectancy declining? Have we lost our connection to our natural way of living? Is it possible there is a powerful and effective means to address our health and disease, which can assist in tapping into our natural healing capacity of our profoundly powerful human body? The Cure is... unveils one of the most profound, ancient health formulas to be released in over a century. Amazing true stories, woven with testimonials from top scientists, doctors and evolutionary leaders creates a mind-blowing journey of self-discovery that will radically shift the way you look at health and disease forever.7–8.30pm.
      On Apr 23 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

    A transformational film about how every human body is brilliantly designed for vitality and longevity. Why then is our health and life expectancy declining? Have we lost our connection to our natural way of living? Is it possible there is...
    On Apr 23 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

 
    • Cantina Agave celebrates Cinco de Mayo on SATURDAY May 3rd this year. 200rmb entrance gets you free flow margaritas, sangria and beer plus some Mexican street snacks from 7-11pm. 25rmb Drink specials after! Music comes courtesy 200rmb.
      On May 03 at Cantina Agave (Fumin Lu)

    Cantina Agave celebrates Cinco de Mayo on SATURDAY May 3rd this year. 200rmb entrance gets you free flow margaritas, sangria and beer plus some Mexican street snacks from 7-11pm. 25rmb Drink specials after! Music comes courtesy 200rmb.
    On May 03 at Cantina Agave (Fumin Lu)

 
    • This year celebrates 100 years of Chinese Cinema, and to mark the milestone, the theme of this year’s British Chamber Charity Ball is ‘A Night at the Movies’. Starts at 6.30pm in the Shangri-La Hotel, Pudong. So book your seat now for the premiere event of the year and join other celebrities on the red carpet! 1,200rmb per person, 11,000rmb per table of 10. Non-members: 1,400rmb per person, 12,500rmb per table of 10.
      On May 24 at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

    This year celebrates 100 years of Chinese Cinema, and to mark the milestone, the theme of this year’s British Chamber Charity Ball is ‘A Night at the Movies’. Starts at 6.30pm in the Shangri-La Hotel, Pudong. So book your seat now...
    On May 24 at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
    • The Ruijin Cajun pop-up restaurant returns. For two days only they're serving their gumbo, jambalaya, grillades 'n' grits, shrimp remoulade, and some brand-new concoctions. Food will be served from 18:00 until around midnight or so on both days. Prices vary but expect to pay around 30rmb per item.
      From Apr 25 until Apr 26 Daily at Kangaroo Bar

    The Ruijin Cajun pop-up restaurant returns. For two days only they're serving their gumbo, jambalaya, grillades 'n' grits, shrimp remoulade, and some brand-new concoctions. Food will be served from 18:00 until around midnight or so on both...
    From Apr 25 until Apr 26 Daily at Kangaroo Bar

 

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Arts

    • Based in Dali, Yunnan province, contemporary artist Li Zesong takes inspiration from his stunning surroundings for a modern take on traditional Chinese ink paintings. Incorporating tones of black, white and grey, works feature vast landscapes and tiny human figures, evoking fragility and helplessness, along with more positive emotions like tranquility and humor...
      Daily until Apr 25 at Noeli Gallery

    Based in Dali, Yunnan province, contemporary artist Li Zesong takes inspiration from his stunning surroundings for a modern take on traditional Chinese ink paintings. Incorporating tones of black, white and grey, works feature vast...
    Daily until Apr 25 at Noeli Gallery

 
    • ShanghART Gallery unveils Liu Weijian’s solo, Under the Sun this springtime. Comprising some 20 paintings created between 2011 and 2013, together, they allude to an arduous voyage through a challenging landscape. The Hunan-born talent has exhibited internationally, and his Shanghai show is curated by Demetrio Paparoni.
      Daily until Apr 24 at Shanghart Gallery

    ShanghART Gallery unveils Liu Weijian’s solo, Under the Sun this springtime. Comprising some 20 paintings created between 2011 and 2013, together, they allude to an arduous voyage through a challenging landscape. The Hunan-born talent...
    Daily until Apr 24 at Shanghart Gallery

 
    • A pan-Asian celebration of the visual art of comics and animation, organized by five museums and institutions across the region, the Animamix Biennale is now in its seventh year. With participating cities focusing on their unique anime landscape, in Shanghai, that includes David Blandy, Cai Xuchen, Bae Jongheon, Wang Xin and more, all around the theme of 'Rediscovery'...
      Daily until May 15 at MOCA Shanghai

    A pan-Asian celebration of the visual art of comics and animation, organized by five museums and institutions across the region, the Animamix Biennale is now in its seventh year. With participating cities focusing on their unique anime...
    Daily until May 15 at MOCA Shanghai

 
    • Shanghai: The Pattern of the City is a new exhibition of some 20 recent paintings by Juju Sun. All vibrant colors and textures, Sun seeks to translate her surrounding urban environment of the Shanghai cityscape into a bright, visual language.
      Daily until May 3 at Pearl Lam Galleries G/F, 181 Jiangxi Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu
    Shanghai: The Pattern of the City is a new exhibition of some 20 recent paintings by Juju Sun. All vibrant colors and textures, Sun seeks to translate her surrounding urban environment of the Shanghai cityscape into a bright, visual...
    Daily until May 3 at Pearl Lam Galleries
 

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Stage

    • Cross-over country-pop act Taylor Swift kicks off the Asian leg of her Red tour on May 30 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. This is the first ever appearance in Shanghai for seven-time Grammy winning singer, who's famous for such songs as "We Are Never Getting Back Together", "Our Song" and "You Belong With Me."

      Tickets available here on SmartTicket.
      On May 30 at Mercedes-Benz Arena

    Cross-over country-pop act Taylor Swift kicks off the Asian leg of her Red tour on May 30 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. This is the first ever appearance in Shanghai for seven-time Grammy winning singer, who's famous for such songs as "We...
    On May 30 at Mercedes-Benz Arena

 
    • So a few hundred years after Shakespeare died, David Greig wrote a sequel to Macbeth and it's coming to Shanghai for three nights. "Macbeth is dead, long live the king. Under the cover of night, an English army has swept through the Scottish landscape, killed the tyrant, and taken the seat of power…" This play got high marks from the Guardian, who called it "a work of compelling intelligence, provocation and wit." Presale tickets from SmartTicket start at 80rmb and go up to 880rmb for the top sets. Play starts at 7:15pm each night at the Lyric Theatre inside the Shanghai Grand Theatre.

      Tickets available here on SmartTicket.
      From Apr 26 until Apr 28 Daily at Shanghai Grand Theatre

    So a few hundred years after Shakespeare died, David Greig wrote a sequel to Macbeth and it's coming to Shanghai for three nights. "Macbeth is dead, long live the king. Under the cover of night, an English army has swept through the...
    From Apr 26 until Apr 28 Daily at Shanghai Grand Theatre

 

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Others

    • Here's a special green walk on the outskirts of town at a German Schrebergarten-inspired Chinese eco-community. Learn about planting your own vegetables and other ways to live a sustainable life. It's 300rmb, including a one hour bus ride and lunch at Ecoland farm. Trip departs from Oasis Melange Cafe in Jiashan Market at 9am and returns at 4pm.
      On Apr 26 at Melange Oasis

    Here's a special green walk on the outskirts of town at a German Schrebergarten-inspired Chinese eco-community. Learn about planting your own vegetables and other ways to live a sustainable life. It's 300rmb, including a one hour bus ride...
    On Apr 26 at Melange Oasis

 
    • Trying to pack on some bulk before the summer? Master Trainer Alberto Bossum is giving a seminar on how to gain muscle through fitness and nutrition down at 3HFIT. Learn about common myths and mistakes, the benefits of strength training, and more. It's 150rmb to get in. Talk goes from 2:00–3:30pm.
      On Apr 26 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu) Surpass Court, Unit 412, G/F, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Trying to pack on some bulk before the summer? Master Trainer Alberto Bossum is giving a seminar on how to gain muscle through fitness and nutrition down at 3HFIT. Learn about common myths and mistakes, the benefits of strength training,...
    On Apr 26 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)
 
  • Charity piano concert by Sophie Leacacos to raise money for heart surgery for an underprivileged Chinese child. Event is totally nonprofit. Find out more over on the Heart to Heart Shanghai website. They suggest a 100rmb donation to...
    On Apr 27 at Shanghai Center Theatre

 
    • Meet up for Les in Shanghai every last Wednesday of the month at this gay bar near Jiaotong University. They offer 2-for-1 drinks all night only for the Lalas. Free entry, goes from 9pm - Late
      On Apr 30 at 390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    Meet up for Les in Shanghai every last Wednesday of the month at this gay bar near Jiaotong University. They offer 2-for-1 drinks all night only for the Lalas. Free entry, goes from 9pm - Late
    On Apr 30 at 390 Panyu Lu
 

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May 25

The Philadelphia Orchestra

As part of their World-renowned Orchestra Series, the Lyric Theatre brings in conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

April 25

Sander Van Doorn

Another big-name Dutch DJ down at MYST. Mr. Van Doorn plays all the big EDM festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra, and Electric Zoo.

May 16-18

Le Noir

Acrobats and some of the world's top cirque performers at this colorful three-night show down at the Shanghai Grand Stage. Expect twenty performers, a carefully crafted set, and a spellbinding theatrical journey through red, white...


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