Beijing's Spittoon Literary Magazine along with The Shanghai Literary Review are launching the first Spit-Tunes event in Shanghai. Leading up to the events musicians have selected works from poets to create original songs. Performances by: Fiao, Pourquoi Pas?!, Slushat Diru, and Jukka Ahonen; poets will also read the pieces that inspired the music, work from Matthew Byrne and more. Music runs from 7.30-10pm, party'll go late. Costs 50rmb in advance and 60rmb at the door. 50% of the profits go to the artists, 50% goes to keeping literary magazines TSLR and Spittoon alive. Follow the link to scan the QR code on the flyer.
If you missed our menstrual cup article, this is the workshop from Zero Waste Shanghai that inspired it all. The workshop focuses on the basics of menstruation, TCM and your cycle, and green alternatives to disposable sanitary options, facilitated by the organization's co-founder, Clementine Triballeau and Estel Vilar of Shanghai Qigong Research Institute. Workshop runs from 7-9.30pm, and costs 150rmb per person. Currently there are 4 spots left for this one, RSVP by scanning QR code on the flyer, follow the link.
Here's an event that working to fund animal shelter: He Haven. Will run from 6 to 9pm, buy your ticket in advance for 250rmb, or for 300rmb at the door, three hours of free-flow wine, beer, and appetizers. They're also doing a raffle, silent auction, and there'll be a DJ in the house. Drinking for a cause, Shanghai's favorite.
Shanghai Soup is a non-profit, networking event that provides funding for small projects in Shanghai. Each event brings a pot of soup, which each diner contributes 50rmb for. Four local projects present to the audience and have four minutes to share their idea and answer four questions. At the end, diners can vote on which project is granted the soup money (50rmb gets you entrance, soup and a vote). Read more about Shanghai Soup here.