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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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  • Charity Link

    Are you looking for a way to make a meaningful impact in Shanghai? Ready to start volunteering? Or just want find out what opportunities are out there? Join for the March Charity LINK volunteer matching fair. Meet representatives from...
  • Denton Welch: Shanghailander and Settlement Demimondaine, 1932

    The English writer and painter Denton Welch was raised in Shanghai’s International Settlement to a family known for their taste and sophistication. His autobiography Maiden Voyage (1943) provides us with not only a detailed view of a...
  • Build Your Self Esteem Workshop

    Definition: Self-esteem is a measure of how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself. According to research, self-esteem is the foundation for happiness as well as success. If you want to live a happy and successful...
    • Community | Geneva | on Wed Mar 27 2019
  • Visual Selling

    Traditional selling methods are not effective anymore. We continuously struggle with information overload, the reluctance of clients to make major changes and short attention spans. How do we break through the noise to succesfully sell,...
  • Quantum Leadership | 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat

    Second part of the 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat in Suzhou, organized by OCTAVE and AITIA Institute. "Quantum Leadership" is designed to change participants at a deep intuitive level, combining embodied-experiential learning with...
  • YCW Shanghai: Cyber Policy in China

    YCW Shanghai is welcoming Carly Ramsey, Associate Director at Control Risks, to lead a discussion on Cyber Policy in China. As companies digitise and the competition to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution heats up, 2019 will be the...
    • Community | Kartel | on Thu Mar 28 2019
  • Hongkou's Disappearing & Rejuvenated Lanes

    Historic Shanghai's weekday walk explores what was once Shanghai’s “Little Tokyo”, home to the city’s only Japanese-style lilongs. Wander the lanes and see preservation and destruction side-by-side: one lane neighborhood, empty and...
  • Tom Elliot - Brexit Outlook

    Tom Elliot - deVere Chief Economist will participate of a Q&A and discussion about Brexit and the economy outlook. Free if registered before 28th of March - Otherwise, 100rmb at the door.
  • Sustainability in Business

    Sustainability is a growing challenge for business today. Join ESSCA at the inaugural sustainability panel (John Pabon of Fulcrum Advisors, Craig Sturrock of Sustainability System Initiative, June Zhang of Co-Responsibility and Pan Tao...
  • EdTech Startup Pitch Night

    The first ever EdTech Startup Pitch Night in Shanghai, jointly organized by Cooley LLP, Lightfort Tech, and OnMogu. Attendees include high profile EdTech investors including: Sarah Lee (Edventures), Yoshi Okamoto (SZIV), and Navitas...
  • Madness Creative Talks: Art+Tech, Is It Still Art?

    Creativity and technology has brought about many new inventions that we depend on. The lines of digital and real begin to blur and we must begin to ask ourselves where does humanity lie? The 19th Madness presents 4 specialists that are...
  • Walk: Shanghai's Lost Chinese Art Deco City

    Hidden in northern Shanghai is a Chinese Art Deco city that never was. This group of 1930s buildings in the ‘Chinese Renaissance” architectural style makes up the Greater Shanghai Plan, conceived by Chiang Kai-Shek and the Nationalists...
  • New Chinese Architecture: 20 Women Building the Future

    New book launch and exhibition. 2pm, “Female Architects… or just Architects? What’s in a name?” followed by a panel discussion about “The Future of Chinese Architecture” and discussion: The Best Architect in the World“. A panel of 6...
  • Tea Tasting for Qingming

    A traditional tea tasting to celebrate the Qingming festival, with six types of tea and snacks. 2-4pm, 50rmb to join.
  • People Squared x Chinaccelerator Job Fair

    The co-working space and the startup accelerator are teaming up to put on a job fair for those looking to break into, or advance within, the tech industry. 1-5pm. Register here for more tickets and info:...
  • NTS Radio x China Social Club

    NTS bringing nothin but the hits once every month at Uptown RnB. For this instalment, China Social Club is excited to welcome Taipei talent, Lujiachi, Seoul superstar, Airbear and NTS favourite, Endy for an afternoon of delight. Free.
  • Wax Out!

    Wax Out! is a monthly casual hangout afternoon (2pm-7pm) for local records enthusiasts and diggers alike. Come down to the tiny Melting Pot record shop for a drink, a chat or a spin. Bring a few records if you wish as turntables will be...
  • Brioche & Baguette Class

    Learn how to make brioche and baguettes at this class, supporting the Shanghai Young Bakers charity. 500rmb for the class, plus 100rmb for optional lunch. Details and address on the flyer.
  • EDU_Matters Educators' Book Club

    The first free EDU_Matters Book Club, bringing teaching communities together to learn and explore developments in education. Using key publications influencing education around the globe, EDU_Matters Book Club encourage different...
  • Shanghai Fashion Week (TBC)

    The Spring iteration (it also returns in fall) of Shanghai Fashion Week (SFW) takes over Xintiandi, with loads of domestic brands and a few foreign ones. Most of the events are invite-only but it's a fine opportunity to hang around...
  • Radical Business Innovation

    Radical Business Innovation What has to be done to make the seemingly impossible possible? One of the most efficient and effective approaches is Radical Business Innovation. It represents a quantum leap over existing problem-solving...
  • Tuesday Tunesday: Trip Hop Edition

    Arts outfit Elevate occupy TY7 for their bi-weekly social night. It's an opportunity to drink, meet some creative people, and listen to some great music. This week the focus is on trip hop, the jazzier kind. For more info, follow the QR...
    • Community, Nightlife | TY7 | on Tue Apr 2 2019
  • Wim Hof Method with Richard Ayling

    Richard Ayling is an OCTAVE Mindfulness Practitioner with 12 years practice and teaching instruction in corporate training, traditional and modern mindful practices including Hatha Yoga, Wim Hof Method and many more. He's one of the...
  • Silence of the Lambs

    FBI trainee Clarice Starling works hard to advance her career, while trying to hide/put behind her West Virginia roots, of which if some knew, would automatically classify her as being backward or white trash. After graduation, she...
  • Introduction to the Chinese Business Environment

    Are you new to China? Coming to China we've probably all experienced the culture shock. Different culture, food, language, people and the list goes on! But, that is what we love about China right? We love China for it being so different....
  • Inner Mastery | 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat

    Third part of the 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat, organized by OCTAVE and AITIA Institute. "Inner Mastery" teaches disciplined thought practices that facilitate concentrated clarity and newfound creativity which are essential to...
  • China Festival of Education 2019

    The Wellington College China Festival of Education will take place on 12-13 April 2019. Following the opening event in Shanghai, the festival will then move to Wellington College Hangzhou on 14-15th April, and to Wellington College...
  • Swiss Ball 2019: Hollywood Night

    SwissCham invites everyone to its big annual gala, with the theme of Hollywood. DJs, live bands, fancy dress and food food food. Non-members, 1,888rmb per seat.
  • Curvy Girl Swap & Sip

    amBADASSador presents their 3rd Curvy Girl Swap & Sip.! Bring a minimum of three gently used clothing items, US size 10+/UK size 12+ only. Free.
  • Affordable Shanghai Housing: Dream or Aspiration?

    Can’t pay the rent in Shanghai? Join Jonathan Woetzel for a productive roundtable on the challenge of meeting Shanghai’s affordable housing needs. Drawing on McKinsey global research and perspectives from participants from Shanghai...
    • Community | Glam | on Sat Apr 13 2019
  • The Wizard of Oz

    In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the...
  • Easter Family Brunch

    Share the spirit of Easter at Sir Elly’s, indulging in a family-style Easter Brunch featuring seasonal delicacies. Junior diners can choose from their own bountiful Children’s Buffet before enjoying a variety of fun activities and games...
    • Community, Dining | Sir Elly's | on Apr 20 and Apr 21, 2019
  • Porsche eRacing Round 1: Shanghai

    Fancy yourself as the next Lewis Hamilton? Prove it on our simulators at the Porsche Experience Centre Shanghai. With a new “Junior Cup” for young e-challengers aged 8-16, and a track tour for the adults. Great prizes and an exciting day...
    • Community, Sports & Recreation | SmSh Territory | on Sat Apr 20 2019
  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Drunken Hen gives you a unique opportunity to spend Sunday as a family day doing Easter egg hunting. There will be an egg hunt, face painting and a clown with balloon animals. Free.
  • Goodfellas

    Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved...
  • Job Fair For Foreigners

    In Shanghai's job fair, there will be companies like CCTV, Ctrip, VIVO, Greenwich English School, and many more looking for foreign talents. Not only job fair, but there will also be some special events to help foreigners seek jobs and...
  • The China Jobs Fair for Foreigners in Shanghai

    Sponsored by ChinaJobs (of the Chinese government State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs), and with hundreds of employers and thousands jobs to choose from, you would be crazy to miss out. The fair offers all kinds of work...
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    An American teenager named Sean Boswell is a loner in school, however he challenges his rival for an illegal street racing, and he totals his car in the end of the race. To avoid time in prison he is sent to Tokyo to live with his father...
  • Ladies Who Tech Convention 2019

    Ladies Who Tech Convention returns for another full day of advocating for women in STEM on Saturday, May 11, 2019 – the day before Mother’s Day to shine the spotlight on Moms and Women Who Build and Create. Organizers have planned a full...