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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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Sep
27
  • Art in the City 2016

    Art In The City returns to Shanghai in 2016 with a brand new month-long festival format. Think a mix of visual arts, design, fashion, music and innovation, spread out across venues all around town. The main exhibition...
    Arts | Chi Art Space | daily until Oct 9 2016 |
Sep
29
  • 6 FILMS, 3 DIRECTORS

    The Market hosts a short film screening with three directors and six films. They say it's an opportunity to meet some filmmakers and see what's being produced in Shanghai. No cover. Goes from 6-10pm. The Market is a...
    Arts, Community | The Market | on Thu Sep 29, 2016 |
Sep
30
  • Felix Gonzalez-Torres

    Rockbund Art Museum hosts the first ever China-side exhibition of late, great American artist, Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996). Renowned for his unconventional methodology and poignancy, the retrospective includes...
    Arts | Rockbund Art Museum | from Sep 30 until Dec 25, 2016 |
Oct
4
Oct
6
  • RSC pres. ‘Richard II’

    King Richard II’s uncle, the Duke of Gloucester, has been murdered. His cousin Bolingbroke accuses Thomas Mowbray of causing his death, and challenges him to combat. The King intervenes and banishes both men from the...
    Arts | Shanghai Grand Theatre | on Thu Oct 6, 2016 |
Oct
7
  • Gecko Theater: The Dreamer

    Inspired by the imaginations of William Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu, SDAC and Gecko present The Dreamer: "Helena finally finds the man of her dreams but when she realizes she can’t keep him, she falls deep into a...
    Arts, Community | Dramatic Arts Center | from Oct 7 until Oct 23, 2016 |
  • Theater: 'Circle Story'

    Directed by Taiwan’s Stan Lai, Circle Story is an urban comedy, with a structure inspired by La Ronde, an intricately organized play by Austrian dramatist Arthur Schnitzler. Presenting seven short scenes that focus on...
    Arts | Theatre Above | from Oct 7 until Oct 9, 2016 |
Oct
12
  • I Will Be Your Eyes

    A group exhibition featuring works by seven Chinese artists born in the 1990s lands at Art+ Shanghai this fall. With the internet and capitalism a ubiquitous feature of their daily lives, this up-and-coming generation...
    Arts | Art+ Shanghai | daily until Oct 23 2016 |
Oct
17
Oct
18
  • Jiang Pengyi: Grace

    Jiang Piangyi is a big deal in the world of Chinese contemporary art. This fall, he's showing new photography series Grace at M50 mainstay, ShanghART. The artist has shown at the gallery before - notably those...
    Arts | Shanghart Gallery | daily until Oct 23 2016 |
Oct
20
  • Li Hongbo + Shi Ningfang: Truth

    Magda Danysz Gallery presents a group show of two artists this fall: Li Hongbo and Shi Ningfang. Li's known for his classical-looking sculptural busts that, on closer examination, are made of layer upon layer of paper...
    Arts | Gallery Magda Danysz | daily until Oct 29 2016 |
Oct
21
  • Tribute Concert: 'The Best of James Bond'

    The Pearl Theater presents "The Best of James Bond", a tribute concert celebrating the music of the classic films, with music by Frank Bray and the Pearl Big Band. It's a '60s Casino Royal themed black tie event, so...
    Arts, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Fri Oct 21, 2016 |
Oct
28
  • Theater: 'Velocity'

    Winner of an experimental theater award in Taiwan, Chen Wu-Kang and Su Wei-Chia’s Velocity is a post-modern, multimedia dance / performance piece that explores how the frenetic nature of contemporary society pulls...
    Arts | Theatre Above | on Oct 28 and Oct 29, 2016 |
Oct
29
  • Theater: 'Velocity'

    Winner of an experimental theater award in Taiwan, Chen Wu-Kang and Su Wei-Chia’s Velocity is a post-modern, multimedia dance / performance piece that explores how the frenetic nature of contemporary society pulls...
    Arts | Theatre Above | on Oct 28 and Oct 29, 2016 |
Nov
9
  • West Bund Art + Design Fair 2016

    Back for its third edition, West Bund Art + Design Fair hits up Shanghai's 'cultural corridor' once again in 2016. Expect a who's who of international galleries, and if previous forays are anything to go by, top-notch...
    Arts | West Bund Art Center | from Nov 9 until Nov 13, 2016 |
Nov
11
  • West Bund Art + Design Fair 2016

    Back for its third edition, West Bund Art + Design Fair hits up Shanghai's 'cultural corridor' once again in 2016. Expect a who's who of international galleries, and if previous forays are anything to go by, top-notch...
    Arts | West Bund Art Center | from Nov 9 until Nov 13, 2016 |
  • ART021 2016

    This high-end art fair, named after Shanghai's area code, is now in its fourth edition and always good for a look-see. If previous incarnations are anything to go by, expect a who's who of blue-chip international...
    Arts | Shanghai Exhibition Centre | from Nov 11 until Nov 13, 2016 |
  • 11th Shanghai Biennale

    Shanghai Biennale returns for its 11th edition this fall, once again taking over the mighty Power Station of Art museum. This time around, the three-month long event is curated by Indian artist/ curator group Raqs...
    Arts | Power Station of Art | from Nov 11 until Mar 12, 2017 |
Nov
12
  • West Bund Art + Design Fair 2016

    Back for its third edition, West Bund Art + Design Fair hits up Shanghai's 'cultural corridor' once again in 2016. Expect a who's who of international galleries, and if previous forays are anything to go by, top-notch...
    Arts | West Bund Art Center | from Nov 9 until Nov 13, 2016 |
Nov
16
  • Blue Man Group

    Blue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert, and dance party all rolled into one. This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable, multi-sensory experience. See the show that has captivated 35 million...
    Arts, Nightlife | Shanghai Culture Square | from Nov 16 until Dec 4, 2016 |
  • The Grand Voyage: A Man Upside Down

    A collaboration between Guo Xi and Zhang Jianling, this is the latest chapter in ongoing work Grand Voyage , realized last year on an 86-day long cruise. The duo's route was inspired by various historical cultural...
    Arts | OCAT | daily until Nov 20 2016 |