Sat
28

    • Zmack Comedy School are running ‘Improv 4 Everyone’ classes on Feb 28, Mar 1 & 7. Workshops aim to introduce you to the world of improv comedy and claim to be about ‘having fun’, whilst making new friends etc… 20RMB admission per workshop. Space is limited to 25 persons. To guarantee a spot, email: curt@zmack.net or WeChat: ZmackShanghai. Feb 28; 3-5pm Mar 1 & 7; 1-3pm.
      Cambio Coffee 861 Jiangning Lu, near Haifang Lu
    Zmack Comedy School are running ‘Improv 4 Everyone’ classes on Feb 28, Mar 1 & 7. Workshops aim to introduce you to the world of improv comedy and claim to be about ‘having fun’, whilst making new friends etc… 20RMB admission...
    Cambio Coffee

Mar
01

    • Wang Ayi, who you may remember from this article, is hosting a daytime dog adoption event. They'll have needy 20 dogs available for adoption. Please remember that owning a pet is a serious responsibility so don't adopt a dog if you don't have the time to give them love and care on the reg. Goes from 11am-3pm. The shelter also needs dog food and blankets so feel free to drop some of that off if you have it.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Dagu Lu) 386 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Lu

    Wang Ayi, who you may remember from this article, is hosting a daytime dog adoption event. They'll have needy 20 dogs available for adoption. Please remember that owning a pet is a serious responsibility so don't adopt a dog if you don't...
    Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Dagu Lu)


Mar
04

    • CanCham hosts its seventh annual Canadian Alumni in Shanghai get-together. Meet up with other Canadians who went to Uni with you and drink and mingle and stuff. Eh? 60rmb for members. 100rmb for non members. Admission price includes one drink. Goes from 6.30–9.30pm at Jazz 37 in the Four Seasons. You can RSVP to events@cancham.asia.
      Four Seasons Hotel 500 Weihai Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
    CanCham hosts its seventh annual Canadian Alumni in Shanghai get-together. Meet up with other Canadians who went to Uni with you and drink and mingle and stuff. Eh? 60rmb for members. 100rmb for non members. Admission price includes one...
    Four Seasons Hotel

Mar
07

    • Charity group River of Hearts does a market with lots of books, DVDs, houseware, clothing, accessories, and more goods on sale for low prices. Free entry. Goes from 11am-2pm.
      Concordia International School Shanghai 999 Mingyue Lu, near Hongfeng Lu
    Charity group River of Hearts does a market with lots of books, DVDs, houseware, clothing, accessories, and more goods on sale for low prices. Free entry. Goes from 11am-2pm.
    Concordia International School Shanghai

Mar
14

    • A cooking class that aims to balance your health and well-being through learning about various cooking styles, techniques, ingredients and food balance. Run by health coach Kimberly. 2-3.30pm; 200rmb (includes food). RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com
      Sprout Lifestyle (Shanxi Nan Lu) 388 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    A cooking class that aims to balance your health and well-being through learning about various cooking styles, techniques, ingredients and food balance. Run by health coach Kimberly. 2-3.30pm; 200rmb (includes food). RSVP:...
    Sprout Lifestyle (Shanxi Nan Lu)
 
    • Join Shanghai Young Bakers to learn how to bake traditional French country bread and brioche. It's a one-off public baking class to support SYB's charity program. 500rmb per person + 100rmb for lunch (optional). 10-3.30pm. RSVP: baking@shanghaiyoungbakers.com Suide Rd, Putuo district
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Join Shanghai Young Bakers to learn how to bake traditional French country bread and brioche. It's a one-off public baking class to support SYB's charity program. 500rmb per person + 100rmb for lunch (optional). 10-3.30pm. RSVP:...
    SmSh Territory
 
    • Part of the wider JUE Fest happenings, Film Day takes over Power Station of Art Museum to examine New Wave influences in music, and the emergence of New Wave in China and internationally through screenings and discussions. To that end, JUE are showing documentary Wham! In China, Foreign Skies following the British band's 1985 tour; 2013's The Stuart Hall Project exploring dynamics of globalization in the second half of the 20th century; and We Children from Bahnhof Zoo, a 1981 film following West Berlin youths growing up during the Cold War, and the influence of David Bowie... Suggested donation. 1.30pm - 9.30pm
      Power Station of Art 200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu
    Part of the wider JUE Fest happenings, Film Day takes over Power Station of Art Museum to examine New Wave influences in music, and the emergence of New Wave in China and internationally through screenings and discussions. To that end, JUE...
    Power Station of Art
 
    • Split Works and JUE do a weekend-long scavenger-hunt. Basically you just need to find some objects they've hidden, take photos, and upload them to instagram/weibo. Full details here. Grand prize is a custom bike from Factory Five valued at 5000rmb, second prize is an annual pass for all Split Works shows. Hey, not bad. More prizes too. Free entry.
      Factory Five 667 Changhua Lu, near Anyuan Lu

    Split Works and JUE do a weekend-long scavenger-hunt. Basically you just need to find some objects they've hidden, take photos, and upload them to instagram/weibo. Full details here. Grand prize is a custom bike from Factory Five valued at...
    Factory Five

 
    • Local Burners showing the 2013 documentary "SPARK: A Burning Man Story", with Chinese subtitles, at Lune ahead of 2015's Dragon Burn event. Basically, if you wanna be a part of Burning Man in China, come check this out and meet some of the people there. Movie starts at 8pm, with a mystery DJ playing after.
      Lune 4F, 218 Xinle Lu, corner of Donghu Lu

    Local Burners showing the 2013 documentary "SPARK: A Burning Man Story", with Chinese subtitles, at Lune ahead of 2015's Dragon Burn event. Basically, if you wanna be a part of Burning Man in China, come check this out and meet some of the...
    Lune


Mar
17

    • Four folks from different backgrounds hosting a panel about music. Guests include Brian Shimkovitz, the man behind the Awesome Tapes from Africa tape label and blog, Stuart Grant from the Australian post-punk band Primitive Calculators, Zu Wenbo from the Zoomin' Nights experimental weekly in Beijing, and Cian O'Donnell, Auckland based DJ and founder of the Conch Record store. Tickets are 50rmb, including entry to the DJ set by Awesome Tapes. Solid. Talk starts at 7.30pm; DJ set on at 9.30pm.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)
    Four folks from different backgrounds hosting a panel about music. Guests include Brian Shimkovitz, the man behind the Awesome Tapes from Africa tape label and blog, Stuart Grant from the Australian post-punk band Primitive Calculators, Zu...
    Yuyintang
 
    • Speaker/workshop session for females looking to step up their management/leadership game. They say they're sharing some practical techniques, methods, and tools to help women have a greater impact in their role as a manager or leader. Price is 300rmb. Goes from 8-10am. The speaker is Mary Rezek, Saatori Founder & Principal Consultant, who has 17 years of China experience working for companies like PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Microsoft.
      Taste & See Zhong Plaza, 99 Taixing Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu
    Speaker/workshop session for females looking to step up their management/leadership game. They say they're sharing some practical techniques, methods, and tools to help women have a greater impact in their role as a manager or leader....
    Taste & See
 
    • Green Drinks' monthly film screening this time is Hungry for Change, a documentary that exposes shocking secrets that the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. It features interviews with best-selling health authors and leading medical experts plus real life transformational stories with those who know what it’s like to be sick and overweight. Admission is 100rmb. Screening starts at 7pm. Venue is Greenmix, 432 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Lu.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Green Drinks' monthly film screening this time is Hungry for Change, a documentary that exposes shocking secrets that the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming...
    SmSh Territory


Mar
22

    • Held on the third Sunday of every month Shanghai Centre's famers' market is back and hosting some of Shanghai's freshest suppliers in vegetables, seafood, baking, dairy and imported produce. Exhibition Plaza Level (level 1). Free entry; 10am-3pm.
      Shanghai Centre 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu
    Held on the third Sunday of every month Shanghai Centre's famers' market is back and hosting some of Shanghai's freshest suppliers in vegetables, seafood, baking, dairy and imported produce. Exhibition Plaza Level (level 1). Free...
    Shanghai Centre

Mar
24

    • Cooking class based on Japanese principles with chef Eiko. Key ingredients include miso, pickles & natto. 10.30-12.30pm; 300rmb (includes demo, lunch & recipes). RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com
      Sprout Lifestyle (Shanxi Nan Lu) 388 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    Cooking class based on Japanese principles with chef Eiko. Key ingredients include miso, pickles & natto. 10.30-12.30pm; 300rmb (includes demo, lunch & recipes). RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com
    Sprout Lifestyle (Shanxi Nan Lu)

Mar
28

    • A one day summit with keynote speakers, lunch, an organic wine cocktail party and interactive workshops (covering yoga, meditation, fitness, nutrition, sound healing, physiotherapy & positivity). Plus a goodie bag for every attendee worth over 1000rmb. Tickets are limited so book early. 9.15am-6.30pm; 700rmb per person (600rmb if booked in advance). Ticket sales at Sprout cafe or via email: wellness@sproutlifestyle.com. Or call: 131660001821
      Octave Living Room 357 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Taiyuan Lu
    A one day summit with keynote speakers, lunch, an organic wine cocktail party and interactive workshops (covering yoga, meditation, fitness, nutrition, sound healing, physiotherapy & positivity). Plus a goodie bag for every attendee worth...
    Octave Living Room
 
    • IB, AP, and IGSCE exams are getting closer. Tutors in China is offering revision courses for students from schools across the city to get together and begin exam preparation with qualified tutors. Subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, History, Business Studies, and more are offered. Price: 4500 per subject for IB courses. 2500 per subject for IGCSE courses. 4000 per subject for AP courses.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    IB, AP, and IGSCE exams are getting closer. Tutors in China is offering revision courses for students from schools across the city to get together and begin exam preparation with qualified tutors. Subjects such as Mathematics, Physics,...
    SmSh Territory

Apr
14

    • Green Drinks April film screening is DIVE!, a film that follows director Jeremy Seifert and his friends as they dumpster dive behind several grocery stores in the Los Angeles area to demonstrate the massive amount of food that is wasted each year in America. Admission is 100rmb. Screening starts at 7pm. Venue is Greenmix, 432 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Green Drinks April film screening is DIVE!, a film that follows director Jeremy Seifert and his friends as they dumpster dive behind several grocery stores in the Los Angeles area to demonstrate the massive amount of food that is wasted...
    SmSh Territory


May
12

    • Green Drinks May Film Screening is The End of the Line, a film that examines the threatening extinction of the bluefin tuna, caused by increasing demand for sushi; the impact on populations, marine life and climate resulting from an imbalance in marine populations; and the starvation and hunger in coastal populations, caused by the possible extinction of fish in some waters, the possible loss of livelihoods as experienced in Newfoundland following the collapse of the cod population, along with the potential remedies. Admission is 100rmb, screening starts at 7pm. Venue is Greenmix, 432 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Green Drinks May Film Screening is The End of the Line, a film that examines the threatening extinction of the bluefin tuna, caused by increasing demand for sushi; the impact on populations, marine life and climate resulting from an...
    SmSh Territory


May
23

    • The British Chamber Shanghai will hold its annual Charity Ball at the Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai. Dress Code: "Old Shanghai Style" or black tie. Members: 1550rmb. Non-members: 1,800rmb. Corporate table rates for 10 guests: Members: 14,000rmb, Non-members: 16,000rmb. Starts 6.30pm.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu

    The British Chamber Shanghai will hold its annual Charity Ball at the Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai. Dress Code: "Old Shanghai Style" or black tie. Members: 1550rmb. Non-members: 1,800rmb. Corporate table rates for 10 guests: Members:...
    Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai


On
going

    • For those who've ever spaced out at the La Mian shop and thought "I gotta learn that someday..." Well, here's your chance. Cook In Shanghai is offering a class on how to make two of The People's favorite foods - La Mian and Baozi. It's 299rmb per person for the class including materials. Goes from 2–5.30pm. For more info and the address, RSVP to helen@cookinshanghai.com. It's in the Zhaojiabang Lu neighborhood.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    For those who've ever spaced out at the La Mian shop and thought "I gotta learn that someday..." Well, here's your chance. Cook In Shanghai is offering a class on how to make two of The People's favorite foods - La Mian and Baozi. It's...
    Every Sun until Jun 1 at SmSh Territory
 
    • Every Saturday, the friendly people at Cook In Shanghai do a cooking class that includes a trip to the wet market. Starts at 2pm and finishes at 5.30pm. Price is 299rmb per person. You'll need to RSVP to contact@cookinshanghai.com to get the address but it's in the Zhaojiabang Lu neighborhood.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Every Saturday, the friendly people at Cook In Shanghai do a cooking class that includes a trip to the wet market. Starts at 2pm and finishes at 5.30pm. Price is 299rmb per person. You'll need to RSVP to contact@cookinshanghai.com to get...
    Every Sat until Jun 1 at SmSh Territory
 
    • Free open gym all day every Friday at this Crossfit gym in Jing'an. From 6pm on they have competitions in crossfit, power lifting, mixed martial arts sparring, ninja warrior, and parkour. Free for all from open to close.
      Iron Dragon Crossfit No 3, 325 Changhua Lu, near changping Lu
    Free open gym all day every Friday at this Crossfit gym in Jing'an. From 6pm on they have competitions in crossfit, power lifting, mixed martial arts sparring, ninja warrior, and parkour. Free for all from open to close.
    Every Fri at Iron Dragon Crossfit
 
    • Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
      Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 159 Henan Nan Lu, near Fuyou Lu

    Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
    Every Fri at Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

 
 
    • Every Wednesday, Sip'n'Paint will show guests how to render a painting step by step. No art skills or painting experience is necessary. Check for their painting of the day in their calendar at their website: www.sip-n-paint.com. 250RMB (180 prepay with Alipay or Paypal), teaching and all materials included. Reservations required.
      Sip'n'Paint 3/F, 368 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu

    Every Wednesday, Sip'n'Paint will show guests how to render a painting step by step. No art skills or painting experience is necessary. Check for their painting of the day in their calendar at their website: www.sip-n-paint.com. 250RMB...
    Every Wed at Sip'n'Paint

 
    • Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo riding class with lunch or dinner and 410rmb will get you a 15min trial ride with lunch or dinner. Two day packages include one double/twin room with breakfast at San Marco.
      Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club Jiaxing, Pinghu Town, Nine Dragons Hill National Resort and Tourism Park

    Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo...
    Every Sat & Sun at Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club

 
    • Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes start at 83rmb. Visit www.movingmandarin.com for more information.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes...
    Daily at SmSh Territory
 
    • Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan for more details on the night. Free entry.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan...
    Every Wed until Jul 30 at The Camel

 
    • The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made goods, sausages, jams, cakes, brownies and produce from Chinese farmers. It costs 150rmb to rent a stall for a day, but free to turn up and shop. 11am-4pm.
      Jiashan Market No. 37, Lane 550 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Shaoxing Lu

    The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made...
    Every Sat at Jiashan Market

 
    • The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night, you get vodka mixers and Carlsberg pints for 25rmb from 8pm till midnight.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night,...
    Every Tue at The Camel




Apr 21, 2015

Katy Perry 2015

Katy Perry, multi-platinum selling artist and recent performer at the Super Bowl, brings THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR to the Mainland for her first show in Shanghai. Expect all the big hits, like "Roar", "Dark Horse", "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream",

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.

Mar 20-21

Aretha Franklin Tribute

Two of Shanghai's soul queens, Cherry Brown and Apphia Campbell, team up to pay some r.e.s.p.e.c.t. to one of the greatest singers of the 20th century – Aretha Franklin. Expect all the big hits like "Chain Of Fools", "Respect", and "I Say A Little Pr


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