Wednesday, June 14
Moulin Rouge Soiree @ The Pearl
We've heard nothing but scintillating and titillating things about The Pearl's new Wednesday cabaret show Moulin Rouge Soiree. The barker's pitch: "Moulin Rouge Soiree will be an international experience transporting you to the Paris for the true Moulin Rouge experience then we will bring you home to Shanghai for a unique Shanghai Moulin Rouge featuring all Chinese songs before returning round trip to Paris to wrap a sensual world of entertainment." This one's on for just a few more Wednesdays. Don't miss out. It's all in the tease...
Thursday, June 15
T.P.O.’s ‘The Painted Garden’ @ Shanghai International Dance Center
Imaginative, interactive children's theater for little ones aged 3 to 7. The Painted Garden is an exceptional interactive dance and multimedia show in which children are invited to accompany dancers in the world on stage, a world filled with sensors that respond to movement and sound. Spontaneous and filled with surprising twists, the show will be a memorable adventure for children where they are not only able to observe the story of the wonderful garden but also to experience it themselves. This one's one from June 15 to June 18.
Friday, June 16
Yummy Planet Food Festival @ ShanghaiMart
Yummy Planet is a three-day foodie festival featuring representation from cuisines from around the world, capped off with a massive banquet dining event. The core of the festival is a five-continent food tour, featuring Asian delicacies (Imperial Treasure – a two-star Michelin Cantonese restaurant), Oceania (Australian/NZ cuisine from Kakadu and Kiwiana), Europe (el Willy), North America (Wolfgang Puck, Palmetto, Pistolera), and more. A unique food event not to be missed. This event is on from June 16 to June 18.
SHFT pres. Krane @ Arkham
Krane is known for his unique take on electronic, hip-hop, and dance music, and the Northern California-native’s jazz upbringing and modern perspective has allowed him to remain an evolving musician. The end of 2015 was met with the release of TOKiMONSTA & KRANE’s single “Put It Down” featuring Anderson .Paak. In 2016, his “Debris” album series was introduced, stabling his first packaged release (through Fools Gold Records), staged as a volume-based collection of B-Sides and Rarities from recording sessions with Kehlani, J. Cole, Bryson Tiller and others. SHFT with another big one on their hands at Arkham.
Lightwire Theater pres. ‘The Ugly Duckling’ @ Shanghai Children's Art Theater
Another great piece of children's theater on a Shanghai stage, ideal for kids 5 and up. Lightwire Theater stage a Shanghai production of the show that Rolling Stone called “absolutely incredible.” The timeless classic children’s story is rendered in a multimedia stage presentation using state of the art sound, lighting, and the Theater’s own trademark electroluminescent wire puppetry pieces that carve dazzling images and movement out of darkness. An unforgettable theater experience. See the show that’s won standing ovations from around the world. This show runs from June 16 to June 18.
Saturday, June 17
Djemba Djemba @ Modern Sky Lab
From bass powered festival anthems to future pop to intelligent headphone music, Djemba’s main focus is to create authentic and refreshingly unexpected music that defies classification. His ever-changing solo work, extensive collaborations, and thoughtful curation has made him something of an Internet legend among fans, tastemakers, and major labels alike. The producer returns to Shanghai to play the newly opened Modern Sky Lab. Don’t miss.
Suzhou: East China's Best Noodles
Just a short private van trip from Shanghai awaits a culinary opportunity not to be missed for enthusiasts of Chinese comfort cuisine: Suzhou’s famous (and seasonally limited) Three Shrimp Noodles. SmSh Offline hosts a morning trip food tour of Noodle Street in Suzhou led by our favorite irreverent staff food writer Chris St Cavish. Chris will be taking small groups through the history of these unique noodle dishes and the restaurants that serve them, maybe even getting us into the Suzhou kitchens that create them to learn more about the secrets to their flavor (hint: it’s all in the broth). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to partake in an intimate encounter with one East China’s most beguiling dishes.
The Big Green Egg Weekend BBQ @ Beef & Liberty
Beef & Liberty fires up their big Green Egg BBQ every weekend from 12-3pm at their Shanghai Centre terrace. Feast on two menus alternating each weekend with free-flow BBQ dishes, sides, and a dessert. 258rmb per person for free-flow BBQ. Add an optional free-flow at 128rmb (draft beer, house wines, soft drinks.). Kids (up to the age of 14) at 128rmb (includes soft drinks). This event is one for Jue 17 and June 18.