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Where to go out, dance, and revel. Hand-picked events in Shanghai, curated by a team with combined decades in town.
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  • The Hateful Eight

    Some time after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive captive Daisy Domergue race towards the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Along...
  • Faded Ghost + Gouachi

    Faded Ghost has been on a roll since performing at RADII’s china.wav showcase in LA in May — we’ll check in to see where her haunted, atmospheric and ritualistic electronic dreamscapes have wandered between then and now. Faded Ghost’s...
  • Harmony Korine: Mr. Lonely

    INFERNO SiNema brings you one of director Harmony Korine's more bizarre movies. Considering it's the director of “Kids” and “Gummo”, that says a lot. They present to you “Mr. Lonely”, a story about a Michael Jackson impersonator who...
  • Electronic Music Production - Beginner Class

    3NTRY is offering a special evening education program designed to teach you the basics of electronic music production. Has it always been your dream to get into the music scene, but no idea where to start? Have you been producing a bit...
    • Community | 3NTRY | Daily until Jul 18 2019
  • Viva La Vida

    DJ Tuto takes the decks with Salsa, Bachata and Latin House for Bar Rouge's Latin night. 100rmb cover including a drink.
  • The Wonderful World of The Toddlers

    Montessori School of Shanghai is offering a two-hour lecture to families with children 1.5-3 years old. Speaker Christina is the Deputy Principal of Minhang Campus. Topics include the day of toddler at Montessori School of Shanghai and...
  • Come Correct

    The Come Correct Crew hosts the OG weekly hip hop and urban music night every Wednesday. Come Correct has been running since 2011 and has been a platform for many of the cities aspiring DJ’s and rappers. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Wed Jul 17 2019
  • Stone Beer University: 2019 Craft Beer Trends

    As we are halfway through the year, it’s the perfect time to evaluate the craft beer trends of 2019 and make predictions for how the flourishing craft beer scene will continue to evolve. On Wednesday, July 17th at 7pm, you will sample...
  • The Get Down

    Hip Hop rhythms on the dancefloor every Wednesday with The Get Down. 100rmb with a drink.
  • The 7th Anniversary Party

    Celebrate the 7th anniversary of Windows Garage with two hours of open bar, no restrictions, 9-11pm. Free entry.
  • Purpose Networking: Get What You Want by Changing Your Story

    You believe in a more meaningful and impactful work? You wish to see businesses use their potential and influence to become the architects of a better world? You would like to connect with other professionals, entrepreneurs or companies...
  • Sunflower Nature Exploration

    Montessori School of Shanghai Minhang campus offers you a 2 hour trial during summer holiday. Kids from 1.5 to 5 years old can study sunflowers, explore nature on campus and learn to take notes. Each family is allowed one parent with one...
  • Models Night

    Beautiful people, strong drinks, loud music and free cocktails for ladies. It's the M1NT Models Night and it happens every Wednesday. Free entry for everyone until 12.30am with password MVP.
    • Nightlife | M1NT | on Wed Jul 17 2019
  • Russian Stand-up Comedy Open Mic

    Russian language stand-up comedy open mic. Every Wednesday, 8:30 pm, free entrance. Are you’re interested in Russian language, Russian culture or maybe you’re a Russian language native speaker? If there is at least one “yes” - welcome to...
    • Nightlife | Masse | from Jul 17
  • Walk: Discovering Shanghai Art Deco

    So…what is Shanghai Art Deco? Why does Shanghai have so many Art Deco buildings? Who designed them? Who lived and worked in them then ... and now? Discover Shanghai Art Deco on this two-hour stroll through the mansions and memories of...
  • New York, New York

    Ahh, New York, New York. Empire city; the Big Apple; the capital of the world; The city so nice, they named it twice. No matter how you say it, it’s a city full of dreamers. Dreamers with the same old story. Girl dreams of fame. Girl...
  • Population Boom: Green Drinks July Film Screening

    Humans have used up more of Earth's resources than it can regenerate within one year as of August 1st, 2018, according to the Global Footprint Network. There are limits to the life-sustaining resources earth can provide us. This July we...
  • The King's Singers Shanghai Concert 2019

    Named after their prestigious school Kings College in Cambridge, The King's Singers are a British a cappella vocal ensemble originally founded in 1968 when recently graduated choral scholars from King's College performed at the Southbank...
  • Junya Ishigami: Freeing Architecture

    Power Station of Art in Shanghai and the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents the young Japanese architect Junya Ishigami's debut solo exhibition in China, covers 20 groups of architectural projects such as KAIT Workshop,...
  • Dunhuang 1650

    Shanghai Powerlong Art Museum is bringing the official selection from the Dunhuang Academy. The Dunhuang 1650 is a condensed display of the thousand years long art history. Mural paintings, as well as exhibits from Mogao Caves...
    • Arts | Powerlong Museum | Daily except Mon until Jul 14 2019
    • 2019-04-27 Finished
  • Back to the 80s

    The Pearl is hosting a "Back to the 80s" live show. The Pearl's house band, the Red Stars, zoom back in time with Marty McFly to pick up the hits of the 80s. A tribute to Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi and many many more. Doors...
  • Unlimited Cheese & Cold Cut

    Chez Jojo turns the meat slicer to nuclear and does unlimited cheese and cold cuts for 168rmb, including a drink.
  • Annual Work Visa Seminar

    eChinaCareers is inviting Senior Visa Experts to share their expertise on the latest work visa situation for international talents in China. The seminar welcomes all Employers and HR personnel; whether you’re thinking about hiring or...
  • ON

    "ON" is all about old and new House, Breakbeat, Electro, and Acid. Free entry.
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Thu Jul 18 2019
  • Girls Night Out

    Bar Rouge's Ladies Nights has been running since forever, packing them in with the free manicure service for ladies and free cocktails from 9.30-11.30pm. Never stop! Free entrance until 12.30am with password MVP, otherwise 150rmb cover...
  • New York, New York

    Ahh, New York, New York. Empire city; the Big Apple; the capital of the world; The city so nice, they named it twice. No matter how you say it, it’s a city full of dreamers. Dreamers with the same old story. Girl dreams of fame. Girl...
  • Mamma Mia! (Mandarin)

    Here we go again! The smashiest of smash hit musicals, Mamma Mia, returns to Shanghai. Telling the heart-warming, humorous tale of a daughter trying to determine which 3 of her mother's former lovers are her biological father on the eve...
  • Tujamo

    Bar Rouge Shanghai welcomes German-born DJ / Producer Tujamo (Top100DJ) for a one-night only set of infectious electronic dance music. A unique opportunity to catch Tujamo as part of his 2019 Summer Tour with the background of dat iconic...
  • Queen Tribute Concert

    Queen! Men! Myths! Legends! Mixing stadium rock, metal, glam, and Freddie Mercury's operatic vocals, Queen exploded into the rock arenas around the world with the over-the-top performance antics of their lead singer and the intricate...
  • Attraction - Let Love Win

    Hungarian shadow theatre group Attraction rose to fame during a performance at the London 2012 Olympics, in which they depicted many traditional sports within the five Olympic rings. They also won the UK talent show Britain's Got Talent...
  • 50 Shades of Love

    This Saturday, join Candor for a night of pure ecstasy with Fifty Shades Of Love. Influenced by the hit erotica 50 Shades of Grey, the Candor's Nargis, Anastasia One, Natalia, Anna Stepnadze and Kseniya guide you through an evening of...
  • Notre Dame of Paris

    Based on the acclaimed novel by Victor Hugo, Notre Dame of Paris tells the story of the bell-ringer Quasimodo, his tragic love for the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, set in and around the soaring, brooding towers of the most famous cathedral...
  • FU#K - A Night of Funk

    Coming from varied musical backgrounds, Cavia; China DMC Champion and Allan Marshall; Founder of Yeti Dis:ko share a distinct cross section in their Funk collections and rarities. They join together for a Back to Back Jam of feel good...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Jul 19 2019
  • Play Mahjong

    Learn how to play the classic Chinese tile game. 30rmb.
  • Tropicaliente

    Afrobeat and Latin vibes with live percussion, plus a whole lot of tequila. 70rmb including a drink.
  • SABATON Album Listening Party

    Inferno presents war obsessed Swedish power metal band Sabaton's new album “The Great War”! Formed in 1999, Sabaton have flourished on the European power metal revival scene. They've been relentless with their preoccupation with war,...
  • Stand Up Comedy Showcase

    Featuring among others China International Comedy Competition winner Josh Tyas, as well as the return of club founder Barney Rivera. Tickets include one free drink and are 70rmb presale, 80rmb at the door and include a drink.
  • InterNations Shanghai

    Network and party, party and network, with InterNations, at this event at Zizzi with a DJ, drinks and pizza. 160rmb for guests.
    • Community | Zizzi | on Fri Jul 19 2019
  • That Funk Show Vol. 2

    Tear the roof off! SHAKE brings the galactic FUNK this Friday and Saturday night. Courtney Knott and the band take you on a voyage of music by Parliament-Funkadelic, James Brown, Minnie Ripperton, The Meters, Earth Wind and Fire, and...
    • Nightlife | Shake | on Fri Jul 19 2019
  • Naohai / Nameus / Sisyphe

    A local post rock showcase night featuring three bands: Naohai, Nameus and Sisyphe. 80rmb on the door.
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Jul 19 2019
  • Sugarcat

    Sugarcat is a band from Taiwan. They focus on R&B, mixing Pop, Soul and Hip-hop into their works and making them shiny and sugary. They have a very special set - double vocalists - Lan and Gaozhen. Lan's voice is clear and lively,...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Fri Jul 19 2019
  • Love Bang: Garbagecrunk Freakathon

    Free your mind, your body, and your trashcan! Shanghai is busy separating the waimai boxes from the banana peels, but how do you organize those wet thoughts, dry dreams, and residual notifications bouncing around in your brain? In...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • 50 Shades of Love

    This Saturday, join Candor for a night of pure ecstasy with Fifty Shades Of Love. Influenced by the hit erotica 50 Shades of Grey, the Candor's Nargis, Anastasia One, Natalia, Anna Stepnadze and Kseniya guide you through an evening of...
  • Tartuffe | Lithuanian National Drama Theatre

    Tartuffe! The Imposter! The Hypocrite! The famous Molière theatrical comedy, first performed in 1664. King Louis XIV censored the thing, don't you know! It follows the story of religious scammer and fraud Tartuffe, as he charms the head...
  • Pearl’s R.I.P. Unplugged

    It’s hard to believe it's been over 25 years since Nirvana recorded MTV Unplugged. It was an eerie, magical recording that will always remind us what was yet to come if the world had not lost Kurt Cobain. Or Layne Staley, or Chris...
  • Crafties Reunion

    On Donghu Lu, from 2011 to 2017, there was a tiny dancefloor in a tiny vodka bar called Craft. A rotating line-up of disco, house and italo DJs, a party-minded crowd and the world's nicest bar staff were all in sync - all completely...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Viva Ibiza Sunset Series

    Sunset chill, dat Pudong skyline, drinks & bites, electrifying music performances, and more… The WET Bar is getting all IBIZA up in Shanghai's face this summer. It's 250rmb per person, which gets you unlimited cocktails, wines, brews and...
  • SUP Yoga Retreat

    Yoga retreat with stand-up paddle boards - BBQ dinner & bonfire - Picnic and healthy meals - Farm vegetable and fruit picking. 1,880rmb in shared room or 2,380rmb in single room.
    • Sports & Recreation, Travel | IAPM | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Beer Yoga

    Drinking or exercise? The great daily debate that occurs in all of our minds has finally come to a conclusion in the form of Beer Yoga. Do yoga on Stone's front lawn. 88rmb.
  • Turn Plastic Waste into Something Beautiful

    Sort, shred and melt the plastic and provide the tools for you to create unique new item like jewelry, toys. Give waste a new life by getting hands-on experience to understand the complete process of plastic recycling at the local scale...
  • The Original

    The Original formula -- champagne, DJs, beautiful people. 150rmb cover.
  • Mutant Beach

    Mutant Beach is back at Specters to overpower that thick Shanghai summer. Expect reggae, cumbia, calypso, afrofunk and more tropical delicacies carefully selected by Beardslap, Rochaos (The Melting pot) and Nico Panoramix (la Soulerie)....
    • Nightlife | Specters | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Pajama Party

    Pajama games and burlesque party in V Store. A bit vague as to what exactly will happen, but expect burlesque dancers, a two-hour "immersive experience", a change into pajamas, and promised "mysterious interactions". 128rmb including a...
    • Nightlife | V Spot | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Boxing Cat Brewery Re-Opening

    Boxing Cat re-opens the doors on their Sinan Mansions location after a refurb, and offers free-flow beeeeeeeer to celebrate for 128rmb per person.
  • Viking Night

    Howabout those Vikings!? Crossing treacherous waters, axes in one hand, booze filled horns in the other, with their magnificent beards blowing in the stormy winds, like dragons in a sky orgy. This Saturday July 20th, INFERNO's paying...
  • Walk: Secrets & Stories of Wulumuqi Road

    Join Historic Shanghai for a walk along today’s Wulumuqi Road, which once had three different names and ran through both the French Concession and the International Settlement. From willow-lined streets that once housed dairy farms and...
  • That Funk Show Vol. 2: Final Show

    Tear the roof off! SHAKE brings the galactic FUNK this Saturday night. Courtney Knott and the band take you on a voyage of music by Parliament-Funkadelic, James Brown, Minnie Ripperton, The Meters, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and more. It's a...
    • Nightlife | Shake | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Tation

    TATION, an instrumental rock band from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, specializes in blending Chinese folk music elements with rock, electronics and experimental music. The band is crowdfunding their debut album Confusion. 60rmb pre-sale,...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Havana

    Grab your Cuban wear and join this tropical party from MVP Events. Free entry until 12.30 with password MVP, otherwise 150rmb cover charge.
    • Nightlife | M1NT | on Sat Jul 20 2019
  • Roses in the Salad

    From the book by Bruno Munari comes a theater show for small children. It's a game that'll put wings on your imagination... starting from vegetables. Have you ever seen roses in a salad? The show has been performed at the 2017 Edinburgh...
  • Shanghai Love x Stone Beer Release Party

    Stone Brewing has paired up with Shanghai Love to create the sour, fruity, and dark roasted malt balanced Shadowbinder Black Plum Gose. At 3PM on July 21st, be one of the first people to try this unique collaboration brew and get a...
  • ColorJam Mini Museum Art Summer Camp

    ColorJam will have their Mini Museum art summer camp from July 22 to August 23. Kids will study a world-famous museum every week, exploring its history, culture, architecture, paintings and sculptures. In order, it's the Louvre, Galleria...
    • Arts, Community | ColorJam | from Jul 22 until Aug 23 2019
  • CodeAcademy Summer Camp Machine Learning For Kids

    A course for kids aged 7-12 on building, training and then testing machines through the IBM Watson Machine Learning environment and Scratch. The class of 6 students will be taught in English. Another 6 will get an opportunity in August...
  • Anje Weithaas Violin Recital

    Prolific and talented German violinist Antje Weithaas started learning to play at four years old. Her musical career has seen her win prestigious awards such as the Kriesler Competition in Graz, the Bach Competition in Leipzig, and the...
  • The Effin B Brunch

    To celebrate all the folks that keep the Shanghai restaurant and bar scene running, CAGES is throwing a Boozy Brunch. So whether you work in the industry, or just happen to have Mondays off, come down after a long weekend and start the...
  • Hero

    In ancient China, before the reign of the first emperor, warring factions throughout the Six Kingdoms plot to assassinate the most powerful ruler, Qin. When a minor official defeats Qin's three principal enemies, he is summoned to the...
  • Free Your Inner Child Through Animation

    Storytelling is a time-honored tradition as old as mankind itself. Stories transcend the bonds of friendship and acquaintance, and bind together groups of people who would otherwise have nothing in common. Visual storytelling is a key...
  • Shanghai Startup Summer School

    A series of events and workshops hosted by Lean Venture Partners, covering a variety of topics ranging from an introduction to the Lean Startup Method to intensive masterclasses on UX Design and Fundraising, hosted by Grace Ng and Trevor...
  • Introduction to the Lean Startup Process

    Learn the Lean Startup Process, a method to tune your startup idea and discover what your customers want. Lean Startup Machine has helped countless startups prove their ideas with customers and use market feedback to find product/market...
  • How to Share Vulnerable Stories

    Explore a process for opening up and being vulnerable on stage and at work that makes you look credible, strong and inspiring. What is the workshop about? Vulnerability is part of being empathic. The ability to open up and be honest with...