Night
life

    • Happy hour at celebrated dive bar Windows Too is daily, from 10am to 4pm every day. Buy-one-get-one free for draft beer. 25rmb for two mugs of beer.
      From Dec 18 until Feb 28 Daily at Windows Too (Jing'an) 2/F, City Plaza, 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu (next to Haagen Dazs)
    Happy hour at celebrated dive bar Windows Too is daily, from 10am to 4pm every day. Buy-one-get-one free for draft beer. 25rmb for two mugs of beer.
    From Dec 18 until Feb 28 Daily at Windows Too (Jing'an)
 
    • The much-loved daytime record-listening sesh returns to this live house in Red Town. The concept is simple – listen to one classic/cult record from start to finish on a good soundsystem. No phones, no shoes, no distractions. There's seating on the floor and upstairs. No cover, but there's a minimum of one drink per person. Starts promptly at 3pm. Guests are advised to show up 30 minutes early.
      On Jan 25 at On Stage

    The much-loved daytime record-listening sesh returns to this live house in Red Town. The concept is simple – listen to one classic/cult record from start to finish on a good soundsystem. No phones, no shoes, no distractions. There's...
    On Jan 25 at On Stage

 
 
    • Skinny Brown doing his monthly seven hour set of tropical bass bangers at this high-end dive bar, with genres like Chutney, House, Reggae, Dancehall, Bhangra, Kuduro, Zouk, Azonto, Kizimba, Bass, Moombah, Samba and more. Really good party - highly recommended if you're into that sort of music.
      On Jan 30 at Dada

    Skinny Brown doing his monthly seven hour set of tropical bass bangers at this high-end dive bar, with genres like Chutney, House, Reggae, Dancehall, Bhangra, Kuduro, Zouk, Azonto, Kizimba, Bass, Moombah, Samba and more. Really good party...
    On Jan 30 at Dada

 

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Dining

    • Aroma in Hyatt on the Bund features a live Teppanyaki station for the entire month of January. They'll be cooking up Wagyu beef, Japanese mushrooms and goose liver "à la minute" on an iron griddle at their table. Available Monday to Friday for dinner. Saturday and Sunday, lunch and dinner.
      From Dec 01 until Jan 31 Daily at Aroma Hyatt on the Bund

    Aroma in Hyatt on the Bund features a live Teppanyaki station for the entire month of January. They'll be cooking up Wagyu beef, Japanese mushrooms and goose liver "à la minute" on an iron griddle at their table. Available Monday to...
    From Dec 01 until Jan 31 Daily at Aroma Hyatt on the Bund

 
    • Craft brew spot Boxing Cat does a dinner with a whole roasted suckling pig and free flow beers. There's special dishes with paired beers too. Strictly RSVP, this is going for 400rmb per person. Anyone interested can RSVP to info@boxingcatbrewery.com. Dinner goes from 6.30-9.30pm.
      On Jan 27 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

    Craft brew spot Boxing Cat does a dinner with a whole roasted suckling pig and free flow beers. There's special dishes with paired beers too. Strictly RSVP, this is going for 400rmb per person. Anyone interested can RSVP to...
    On Jan 27 at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
  • The Pearl hosts a screening of Super Bowl XLIX on an 8.5m Hi Def screen. Admission is 150rmb. Cost gets you access to a breakfast buffet. Doors open 7am.
    On Feb 02 at The Pearl
 
    • Chef Eiko Takahashi will be teaching how to make healthy tamarind-based dishes made from scratch. Tamarind, a popular south-east Asia fruit, is considered to be able to provide many health benefits. It's a great source of B-vitamins and a number of minerals and it can alleviate inflammation as well. Eiko is originally from Japan but is a certified Thai chef from Wandee Culinary School in Bangkok. Since 2009 she has been teaching Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese and Indian home cooking groups and giving private classes in Shanghai. These dishes cover for everyone including vegan and gluten-free eaters. 250rmb per person. 10am–2pm.
      On Feb 10 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

    Chef Eiko Takahashi will be teaching how to make healthy tamarind-based dishes made from scratch. Tamarind, a popular south-east Asia fruit, is considered to be able to provide many health benefits. It's a great source of B-vitamins and a...
    On Feb 10 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

 

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Arts

    • Hong Kong-based creative collective/ e-boutique Picklesalmon return to Shanghai with another of their P.S. I Love Art showcases. That kicks off on 17 January - details of that here - with the exhibition running through mid-February. Expect new works by printmaker Yang Mo;, illustrator and model maker, Twoqee; and photographer Moistuart. All of that's housed in Jingan's Xin Cafe. 7/f, 77 Jiangning Lu, near Fengxian Lu
      Daily until Feb 18 at SmSh Territory

    Hong Kong-based creative collective/ e-boutique Picklesalmon return to Shanghai with another of their P.S. I Love Art showcases. That kicks off on 17 January - details of that here - with the exhibition running through mid-February. Expect...
    Daily until Feb 18 at SmSh Territory

 
    • Making his China debut at ShanghART is Singaporean artist Robert Zhao Renhui, courtesy of solo show, The Nature Collector. Spanning photography, performance, video and installation, Zhao explores the relationship between humans and nature, frequently calling on the language and processes of science. Here, he presents a new series of works focusing on animal traps, the knowledge the devices require, and their inherent covertness...
      Daily until Feb 18 at Shanghart Gallery

    Making his China debut at ShanghART is Singaporean artist Robert Zhao Renhui, courtesy of solo show, The Nature Collector. Spanning photography, performance, video and installation, Zhao explores the relationship between humans and nature,...
    Daily until Feb 18 at Shanghart Gallery

 
    • An exhibition of works by three locally-based photographers goes on show close to People's Square this month. Hailing from the UK, you've got Liz Hingley with End Of Lines; from France, Clément Gérardin's Subsistances; and also from the UK, Peter Dixie's 上海 Hinterland. All looking at Shanghai's urban environment, photographs will be shown alongside a specially-created soundscape by sound artist, Terence Llorens. Should be good. Ooh La Art Center, 21/F, 650 Hankou Lu
      Daily until Jan 31 at SmSh Territory

    An exhibition of works by three locally-based photographers goes on show close to People's Square this month. Hailing from the UK, you've got Liz Hingley with End Of Lines; from France, Clément Gérardin's Subsistances; and also from the...
    Daily until Jan 31 at SmSh Territory

 
    • A hybrid project comprising video, painting, live performance and installation, BANK Gallery's latest offering comes courtesy of artist Jin Feng and contemporary theater director, Huang Fengling. The show uses Mount Everest as a platform and a stage to examine universal goals and their changing nature... Opens 24 January 5pm - 7pm
      Daily until Mar 15 at BANK Gallery

    A hybrid project comprising video, painting, live performance and installation, BANK Gallery's latest offering comes courtesy of artist Jin Feng and contemporary theater director, Huang Fengling. The show uses Mount Everest as a platform...
    Daily until Mar 15 at BANK Gallery

 

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Stage

    • Two-time Grammy nominated pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran comes through Shanghai for his first ever China tour. His debut album x peaked at #1 on the iTunes charts in 83 countries. Expect all the hits like "The A Team", "You Need Me, I Don't Need You", and "Give Me Love". Tickets start at 380rmb on SmartTicket.
      On Mar 07 at Mercedes-Benz Arena

    Two-time Grammy nominated pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran comes through Shanghai for his first ever China tour. His debut album x peaked at #1 on the iTunes charts in 83 countries. Expect all the hits like "The A Team", "You Need Me, I...
    On Mar 07 at Mercedes-Benz Arena

 
    • Here's a play about the women who toil in the factories making all those products that are made in China. This one tells the story of four girls working in a Dongguan factory and how China's economic growth changed their lives. Price is 200rmb at the door, or 150rmb pre-sale, which you can arrange by emailing lenasyt@hotmail.com. Performances start at 7.30pm, with a 2pm show on Jan 25.
      Every Sat & Sun until Jan 25 at Dramatic Arts Center

    Here's a play about the women who toil in the factories making all those products that are made in China. This one tells the story of four girls working in a Dongguan factory and how China's economic growth changed their lives. Price is...
    Every Sat & Sun until Jan 25 at Dramatic Arts Center

 

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Others

    • Green Drinks organizes a special film screening at Greenmix for their Chinese audience, Waking the Green Tiger, a film that follows an extraordinary and unprecedented campaign to stop a huge dam project on the Upper Yangtze river in the high mountains of southwestern China. There will be a cover charge of 60RMB (includes healthy snacks and beverage) or 100RMB (includes snacks, beverage and a light-but-filling dinner). Starts at 7pm.
      On Jan 27 at SmSh Territory n/a
    Green Drinks organizes a special film screening at Greenmix for their Chinese audience, Waking the Green Tiger, a film that follows an extraordinary and unprecedented campaign to stop a huge dam project on the Upper Yangtze river in the...
    On Jan 27 at SmSh Territory
 
    • Layin' down some kickflips and 50-50s at this newly renovated indoor skatepark. There's BBQ, drinks, and music all day. Registration starts at 11am for the categories street course, stairs/rail best trick, and mini ramp. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and third place. You can contact them at info@iconx.com for more information.
      On Jan 31 at Iconx Indoor Skatepark

    Layin' down some kickflips and 50-50s at this newly renovated indoor skatepark. There's BBQ, drinks, and music all day. Registration starts at 11am for the categories street course, stairs/rail best trick, and mini ramp. Prizes for 1st,...
    On Jan 31 at Iconx Indoor Skatepark

 
    • It's puppy adoption day at The Apartment. All puppies were rescued from a puppy mill and have had there first round of shots and are healthy. Now they just need homes. Adoptions are available from noon to 4pm. For more information email main@theapartment-shanghai.com.
      On Feb 01 at The Apartment

    It's puppy adoption day at The Apartment. All puppies were rescued from a puppy mill and have had there first round of shots and are healthy. Now they just need homes. Adoptions are available from noon to 4pm. For more information email...
    On Feb 01 at The Apartment

 
    • The Grand Shanghai Ballroom at The Kerry Hotel for the biggest NFL party in Shanghai. The game will be projected on big LED screens, and there will be a breakfast buffet. Endless soft drinks, juices, beers from The BREW and mimosas are included in the cost. Doors open at 7am with a game time of 7.30am. Book a table of 10 for 3500rmb. Seats are limited. Make reservations at fbreservations.khpu@thekerryhotels.com for bookings and inquiries.
      On Feb 02 at Kerry Hotel (Pudong)

    The Grand Shanghai Ballroom at The Kerry Hotel for the biggest NFL party in Shanghai. The game will be projected on big LED screens, and there will be a breakfast buffet. Endless soft drinks, juices, beers from The BREW and mimosas are...
    On Feb 02 at Kerry Hotel (Pudong)

 

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Jan 28-30

Swan Lake on Ice

Experience Olympic-level ice dancing at the theater as The Imperial Ice Stars bring the award-winning classic Swan Lake to the ice in Shanghai for three days only.

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.

Mar 15

Bobby McFerrin 2015

Ten-time Grammy winner and "Don't Worry Be Happy" star Bobby McFerrin returns to Shanghai for a concert at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center. He's performing with a full band and his daughter Madison backing up up on vocals.


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