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  • Labor Day

    May 1 is an official state holiday -- Labor Day. AKA eat pizza and watch an entire season of whatever you happen to be watching day. Have a good one.
    Community | SmSh Territory | Today
  • Springwave Sunset 2017

    Taiwan’s Springwave music festival returns for its second year in Shanghai with and electro house-heavy line-up of international DJs over two days of festival. Transpiring in the Dishui Lake area in Pudong, this years headliners include...
    Nightlife | Shendi Ecology Park | Daily until May 1 2017
  • POP Oyster Night Monday

    Every Monday night at the Pop Bar in 3 on the Bund is an oyster deal: From 6pm 12 oysters and one bottle of selected wine is 250rmb plus 10% service charge.
    Dining | POP Bar | Mondays
  • Monday Jam Session - Host: Denise & Friends

    Chair Club hosts an open jam every Monday night, hosted by Denise and her friends. Free beer for everyone who gets up on stage and free shots when it strikes 12. No entry fee. Starts 10pm.
    Nightlife | Chair Club (Haifang Lu) | Mondays
  • JZ Spring 2017: Sharing Music & Love feat. Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir

    An annual event from April 30 to May 2, brought to you by JZ Music, JZ Spring 2017 sees over a hundred local and international jazz musicians invited to perform in the park, on the streets, and at one of the premier concert venues in...
    Arts, Nightlife | Shanghai Centre Theatre | Daily until May 2 2017
  • Strawberry Festival

    Strawberry Festival Shanghai 2017Modern Sky's Strawberry Music Festival is one of the biggest and best in the game, bringing China's best indie, punk, metal, and electro talents to the big stage with a smattering of visitors from Europe,...
    Nightlife | Expo Park | Daily until May 1 2017
  • 2017-05-01 Finished

    Spring Special

    From April 1 to April 30 you can enjoy a whole body cryo for just 150rmb versus the regular price of 350rmb. To take advantage of this deal you just have to time your visit during the following hours: Jing'An cryocentre: 9.30am to...
    Wellbeing | Cryo World (Xintiandi) | Daily until Apr 30 2017
  • Mum’s Perfect Day Spa Package

    Waldorf Astoria is offering a Mother's Day spa package including a 60-minute Aromatherapy body massage, a 30-minute foot reflex, and a special gift of a herbal shoulder pad from Five Senses. Price is 1,380rmb per person, offer available...
    Wellbeing | Waldorf Astoria Spa | Daily until May 31 2017
  • Workshop: 'How to Set Up a Company and Grow It in China?'

    On Monday night, 7pm to 8.30pm, GoEast founders are going to deliver a lecture topic on how to set up a company and grow it in China. They will share their own experience from which you can learn almost everything you’ll need. Sign up by...
    Community | GoEast Language Center | Today
May
2
  • Broadway Musical: 'Wicked - The Untold Story'

    Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an...
    Arts | Shanghai Culture Square | Daily except Mon & Fri until May 17 2017
  • El T*U*E*S*D*A*Y

    Unico on the Bund is your home base from that Latin soul vibe every Tuesday. Their popular party invites in resident DJs with live performers for that classic pan-Latin via Cuba vibe. Salsa, bachata, merengue, and more. Free flow...
    Nightlife | Unico | Tuesdays
  • JZ Spring 2017: Sharing Music & Love feat. Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir

    An annual event from April 30 to May 2, brought to you by JZ Music, JZ Spring 2017 sees over a hundred local and international jazz musicians invited to perform in the park, on the streets, and at one of the premier concert venues in...
    Arts, Nightlife | Shanghai Centre Theatre | Daily until May 2 2017
  • Movie Night Series: 'Trainspotting'

    Choose life. Choose... The Pearl. The cabaret club screens a heroin classic -- Danny Boyle's 1996 Scottish black comedy drama film Trainspotting . Ideal entertainment for the scum of the earth. Burger deal all night: Bacon Cheeseburger...
    Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Tue May 2, 2017
May
3
  • Broadway Musical: 'Wicked - The Untold Story'

    Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an...
    Arts | Shanghai Culture Square | Daily except Mon & Fri until May 17 2017
  • Latin Grammy Winner Belanova Live in Shanghai

    One of the most sensational Mexican pop acts of the mid-2000s, Belanova enjoyed tremendous success in their native country, especially with their second album, Dulce Beat, whose single "Por Ti" notably logged a record-setting 29 weeks...
    Nightlife | MAO LH | on Wed May 3, 2017
  • Models Night - Ed HARDY Special Lucky Draw

    M1NT's collaborating with MVP to present you another Model's Night, with a special Ed Hardy lucky draw: all girls who scan the MVP QR code get to participate in the draw for a gift from clothing brand Ed Hardy. Michelle Grant, Thomas and...
    Nightlife | M1NT | on Wed May 3, 2017
May
4
  • Let's Go... Run the Pyongyang Marathon

    Traveler's Society leads a trip out to North Korea to run the marathon. "This trip is all about the chance to experience the most bizarre and entertaining race ever. Run through the North Korean capital, feel like a champion with 50,000...
    Travel | Traveler's Society | from May 4 until Apr 12, 2017
May
5
  • 'Discover Your Dream' Social Networking

    Bar Centrale hosts a social networking event featuring a "very extraordinary speaker who has already fulfilled his dream sharing with his experience." or more information and RSVP, Please contact Sara via wechat: SaraNurzhanova. 150rmb...
    Community | Bar Centrale | on Fri May 5, 2017
  • The Pearl: Cabaret Soirée

    The Pearl will begin it's new sexy weekly show, Cabaret Soirée. Each month we will work with an influential creative team to develop a show just for you that will appeal to all your sensual senses. For the premier, expect two nights of...
    Nightlife | The Pearl | on May 5 and May 6, 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo Party

    The biggest Cinco in town, Zapata's is back with another taco buffet (from 6pm), and an all night party with Latin and Western party favorites. Free Sombreros, free ponchos, free shots every hour on the hour 138rmb including free-flow...
    Dining, Nightlife | Zapata's | on Fri May 5, 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo

    Mayita rooftop hosts their annual Cinco de Mayo party with a live Latin band, face painting, 25rmb drinks --Micheladas, Olmeca Margaritas, Olmeca Palomas, Sangria, Sol & wine -- and a craft beer station. Their new chef Juanito Rebolledo...
    Dining, Nightlife | Mayita | on Fri May 5, 2017
  • Hip Hop Hijack pres. DJ Lady S

    Hip hop DJ and producer Lady S joins the Hip Hop Hijack crew for another night of old to new school hip hop in the ballerz club. 100rmb entry fee, includes a drink. Starts 10pm.
    Nightlife | Monkey | on Fri May 5, 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo

    El Santo knows how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Call it a warm up, but Friday, the 5th of May, “Cinco de Drinko” starts the party with half price drinks from Midnight Thursday to Midnight Friday. With just enough time to recover and get a...
    Nightlife | El Santo | from May 4 until May 8, 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo

    Calling all cheap foodies and compadres. Beer pong hangout Windows Scoreboard is hosting their yearly Cinco de Mayo party. Promotions- 40rmb for two in all Mexican foods, and a buy-one-get-one-free on all Mexican drinks! Corona 35rmb....
    Nightlife | Windows Scoreboard | on Fri May 5, 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo Special

    The Spot celebrates Cinco de Mayo on May 5 and 6, with special Mexican food and drink choices for 99rmb from 6pm onwards. Live music and entertainment at 9:30pm. No cover Charge
    Dining, Nightlife | The Spot | on May 5 and May 6, 2017
  • Mother's Day Special Offer Spa Off-Peak Membership

    A Mother's Day limited offer for a Spa Off-Peak Membership at Willow Stream Spa. This package includes ten 60-minute spa treatment sessions, as well as access to the spa gym and pool on treatment days. Membership is valid for 6 months...
    Wellbeing | Willow Stream Spa | Daily except Sat & Sun until May 31 2017
  • Ayurveda at Waldorf Astoria Spa

    Waldorf Astoria Spa's got an offer on Shirodhara, a feature of Ayurveda. Shirodhara is an oil steam therapy aimed at relieving anxiety, insomnia, and headaches. The 90-minute session includes a scalp and back massage as well as an Eye...
    Wellbeing | Waldorf Astoria Spa | Daily until Jul 31 2017
May
6
  • Run in Blue 2017 for Careers in Care 2.0

    The Rotaract Club of Shanghai (RACS) hosts their annual charity run. Run is Blue is a Rotaract Club annual charity run established in 2009. It is a project where participants come to run/walk 5km to support a charity. Last year saw...
    Sports & Recreation | Century Park | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • Krzysztof Penderecki and SSO

    “Poland’s greatest living conductor”, according to The Guardian, Krzysztof Penderecki, conducts the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra for two of his own compositions and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6. Baritone Liao Changyong will sing...
    Arts | Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • Les Frères Colle: ‘Jonglage Percutant’

    Riding rave reviews in the French press, Les Frères Colle bring their award-winning stage show "Jonglage Percutant” to a Shanghai stage for the first time. A show that combines music, juggling, and humor, expect an original and...
    Arts | Himalayas Center | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • First Annual Shanghai Hot Sauce Festival

    From the makers of your yearly Chili Cook-Off Festival (AKA Ken and crew from Bubba's) comes a hot sauce festival promising to celebrate all things spicy. With their sponsors, Jalapeno, The Hot Box, Olmeca Tequila, and Tito’s Vodka...
    Dining, Nightlife | Jalapeño | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • Feast

    Shanghai Supperclub and Social Supply team up to host FEAST, a food festival gathering some of Shanghai's top chefs on the rooftop of The Place. They've already got a few of these successfully in the books, with the main emphasis...
    Community, Dining | The Place Shanghai | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • NY Wild Film Festival @ NYU Shanghai

    New York Wild Film Festival comes to NYU Shanghai for a one-day festival of films from National Geographic, Wildlife Conservation Society and independent filmmakers including Wang Peng who will be showing a cut of his new film on snow...
    Arts, Community | NYU Shanghai (Pudong) | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • M Talks China: 'China and Black Internationalism in the Early 20TH Century'

    This presentation looks at the emergence of black internationalism in the early 20th century and China’s place within this discourse. Through examining the writings and utterances of prominent black U.S. intellectuals, it offers an...
    Community | Glam | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • Van Halen Tribute for Heart to Heart

    Three Shanghai bands: The Deck Chairs, Rock Suey and Limousine unite to pay tribute to one of the greatest rock bands of all time: Van Halen! Expect a full range of VH songs from all bands with a special tribute band at the end of the...
    Nightlife | Cages Bar and Sports (Jiangning Lu) | on Sat May 6, 2017
  • Shanghai SIPG v Guizhou Zhicheng

    Shanghai SIPG take on Guizhou Zhicheng for a match in the China super league. Starts 7.30pm.
    Sports & Recreation | Shanghai Stadium | on Sat May 6, 2017
May
7
  • Totorro China Tour Shanghai Live

    Post-rock act Totorro plays Mao Livehouse. "Hard to classify. Instrumental music that tells you stories, that makes you feel special, special sensations, special emotions. It is complicated, but it is catchy! Like a magical maths teacher...
    Nightlife | MAO LH | on Sun May 7, 2017
  • Shanghai Centre Family Fun Fair

    Parents and kids, it's the 5th edition of the Shanghai Center Family Fun Fair. Int'l school band performances, 50+ vendor booths, Cardboard Shanghai art competition, skate-ramp by Iconx, gym classes, mini-soccer, American football...
    Community | Shanghai Centre | on Sun May 7, 2017