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Jan
24
  • Spring Awakening The Musical

    Written by German playwright Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening documents the tale of a group of teenagers growing up in an oppressed society during the 1890s, finding ways to fight back and discovering who they truly are. The musical...
  • Agit-pop

    WANTED: White Ink is a gang of three well-fed, ill-bred city boys, making noise since the playground days. Away from their overseas college campuses, this alternative punk rock trio has been channeling their pent-up vigor into an...
    • Nightlife | YYT | Today
  • Small Footprint - An Environmental Workshop

    BOOMI and Fresh Start Rotaract Club have teamed up host the first event of many workshops, aimed to guide people towards a more sustainable lifestyle, support reach the 17 sustainable development goals of the UN and promote social...
  • Beyond Bulgogi: Shanghai's Koreatown Food Tour (Jan 24)

    Go beyond bulgogi on the first ever food tour of Shanghai’s Koreatown! As the sun sets, a local Korean guide will help transport folks to the heart of Seoul. Weave through the K-Town neighborhood, seeing Korean Street, the...
  • Lo-Fi Box

    Elevator is doing a night of lo-fi hip-hop. The line-up includes DJs Man Alive, Liquid Mechanics and Tofu. Entrance is free.
  • Art Open Talk: '2021 Artist 01' - C.C

    Artist C.C. will give his open talk on January 24 at ITALO. Folks are welcome to join for the Sunday brunch while listening to the artist's story. He will share his unique journey, the ideas and stories behind all of his work, and the...
    • Arts & Stage | Italo | Today
  • Hatha Yoga & Plant-Based Brunch

    Hatha Yoga with Karen Qi and a plant-based brunch at O'Mills Kerry Center. Yoga is from 11.35am-12.30pm, follwed by brunch. Mats will be provided by Manduka. The price is all inclusive.
  • Hot springs in Shanghai, Horse Riding and Go Karting

    On Sundays, enjoy a whole day of relaxation in a hot springs resort with your friends or your whole family. Visit a beautiful pagoda. Fun optional activities include horse riding, go karting, archery, and a farm visit. Easy commuting...
  • [Shanghai] Cycling, Horse Riding and Strawberry Picking

    Explore a beautiful island without leaving Shanghai. Fun activities include cycling, go karting, horse riding, and strawberry picking. Located within Shanghai city, the journey is small dogs friendly.
  • Russian Karaoke Night

    Head over to Sakemate for a fun evening of Karaoke. There will be a large selection of popular Russian songs, so just pick a favorite and sing solo or with friends.
  • NTS Radio Live from Shanghai

    NTS broadcasting is back, and they are holding their first show of 2021. China Social Club has invited Aymen, Laughing Ears and Alex Wang to play for the event.
  • New Year's Concert by Shanghai Oriental Art Center Children's Chorus

    Shanghai Oriental Art Center Children's Chorus performs their New Year's Concert on January 24. The chorus is led by Yang Wenjun, conductor of Shanghai Philharmonic Symphony Chorus, and Huang Fei, teacher at Shanghai Normal University....
  • Revo Deep (01/24)

    The long-running Sunday party night is featuring DJs Lina K and To. Entrance is free.
Jan
25
  • Winter Camp 2021

    Cardinal Oaks is holding a winter camp over the Chinese New Year holiday. Parents can have their kids admitted for these two-week classes, where they will learn winter/Chinese tradition-lessons. In week 1, students will learn about...
  • Kids Winter Camp

    UFC is hosting their own Winter Camp for kids. Designed for ages 6-14, students will learn about basic combat skills, such as grappling and disarming, as well as more advanced moves for older children. There is an early-bird price of...
  • Chinese New Year Dance Camp

    Shanghai City Ballet is holding a four-week intensive dance course from January 25-29, February 2-6, 8-12, and 15-19. The dance courses are only for children 3-9 years. Students will be learning ballet, zumba, contemporary ballet,...
  • Skate Winter Camp

    More Skatepark is hosting its own winter-special skateboarding camp. Suitable for kids aged 5-15, this program teaches the basics of skateboarding plus tricks at beginner or intermediate level. There are 3-day and 5-day camp...
  • Free Fries Monday

    Monday is harsh, so come pick up a cheesy Tokyo Disco Fries on the house when customers spend 88rmb.
  • Kids Winter Football Camp

    AKS is holding a winter football camp, and it runs on Jan 25-29, Feb 1-5, and Feb 15-19. For boys and girls 4-6 years, these kids will have games to play, experience football training, and play a mini-tournament. The fee is 900rmb per...
Jan
26
  • Hop Topics - 2021 Beer Trends

    On the last Tuesday of each month, come and learn about craft beer trends, techniques and topics in the new beer lesson and tasting course, Hop Topics. To kickstart the year, Mikkeller will cover 2021 Craft Beer Trend Predictions,...
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat to Anji Mountains – Jan 26-29

    Later this month, Yoga For Life is heading back to their beloved Anji Mountain for a Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat! From January 26-29, they will be staying at a lovely secluded mountain view house that they have been going to for...
Jan
27
  • Guangzhou Jazz

    Cantonese Jazz Singer Situ Helun is is known for his warm vocal style that combines rhythm and blues and urban elements with pop and jazz. He is performing with Yang Hongbin on piano, Zhu Donghuan “Tico” on bass, and Xu...
  • Kobe Bryant Memorial Jam

    A memorial party dedicated to the basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter. There are drink specials for the evening, and the entrance is free.
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    Vegetarian Wine Dinner

    Respecting the change and balance of the four seasons and the Chinese five elements- metal, wood, water, fire, earth, Wine’s Link and the Bird team will welcome all guests for an exclusive vegetarian wine dinner on Wednesday,...
    • Dining | Bird | Wed Jan 27
  • The Life and Work of Gurrumul Yunupingu: Film Screening

    Based on popular demand, Gurrumul - the documentary, returns to Shanghai to mesmerize and inspire our community once again, as part of the last event of Green Initiatives x KerryOn "Nature in the City" event series. Celebrated by...
  • Screening of "Tiger", the Tiger Woods Documentary

    Watch the Tiger Woods documentary at The Camel on Wednesday. The screening starts at 7.30pm. The regular Wednesday night 38rmb Butter Chicken Curry is also available during the screening.
  • Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos (I)

    This concert is part of the Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos series. Conducted by Zhang Jiemin(张洁敏) and accompanied by Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, pianist Xie Jingxian (解静娴) and Zuo Zhang (左章) play two of Beethoven’s piano...
  • Wing Wednesday

    Indulge in the hottest boneless chicken wings in town for only ¥5/pcs each Wednesday.
Jan
28
  • 2021 CNY Gala @ Paper

    Shanghai becomes empty every Chinese New Year and abnormally quiet due to the ban of fireworks. In order to regain the old excitement of the Chinese New Year, Paper is organizing a "2021 Gala Dinner @ Paper “ to celebrate the...
    • Community | Paper | Thu Jan 28
  • Moves Like Jagger Live Band

    Move Like Jagger! A night of hits from the 2000s all the way to the present, all performed live by The Pearl’s Red Stars. Dance to hits from Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Britney Spears, Pink,...
  • Beyond Bulgogi: Shanghai's Koreatown Food Tour (Jan 28)

    Go beyond bulgogi on the first ever food tour of Shanghai’s Koreatown! As the sun sets, a local Korean guide will help transport folks to the heart of Seoul. Weave through the K-Town neighborhood, seeing Korean Street, the...
  • Natural Groove

    Natural Groove will take place down on the Donghu alley again. There will be an eclectic variety of natural wines in magnum, all from popular natural wine bar SOiF with bossman Francois pouring glasses. Groove will be provided by...
    • Nightlife | XBar | Thu Jan 28
  • Double Trouble Gentlemen's Night

    Double it for the men – the same price for all house pour spirits, every Thursday.
Jan
29
Jan
30
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    Ringside Fight Night No. 9 & After Party

    First Ringside fight night in 2021 will take place in M1NT, located at 24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu (福州路318号24楼, 近山东中路), on January 30. 9 international match-ups and an after-party have been prepared, all are included in...
  • Hip Hop Hai - CNY Edition

    Partnering with Friends of Shanghai, Bar Rouge Shanghai hosts Hip Hop Hai. Expect a curated selection of tracks mixing timeless urban rhythms and the greatest Hip Hop compilations, all blasting on the dancefloor from the DJ deck.
  • Australia Day 2021

    Enjoy a great Aussie BBQ, sausage rolls, Anzac biscuits, grilled crocodile, kids magician, kids Auskick session, Australian wines and craft beers, live Aussie band, plus the traditional triple J's Hottest 100. There will be lucky door...
  • Shanghai Speakeasy & Cocktail Drag Tour

    Take a stroll through Shanghai's famous Fmr. French Concession and discover some of the best speakeasies and noodles in town, with Shanghai's one and only Lady N. Gentlemen. Not only will folks be entertained by a walking drag show, but...
  • Creative Portrait Photography Workshop

    No.name Studio will hold the first event, Exploring Light — Creative Portrait Photography Workshop. Do you want to create amazing images using light from your smartphone, daylight, reflected-light, and some everyday household...
  • Evolution of Punk

    From the cobblestone streets of London to the gritty underground of New York and to the sun-kissed beaches of Los Angeles, punk has made a name for itself throughout the world. The Pearl brings folks back to the era when The Clash, The...
  • The Shanghai Beatles Live

    The Shanghai Beatles are performing live at Abbey Road. Happy hour will be running from 10am-8pm. Entrance is free.
  • Wakanda Afro Hits

    It's a night of Afro Hits at Cyclo. Dance to the beat of great music by DJs Painkilla, Moogie, Chunx and Popz.
  • BFC Adoption Event

    It may be cold outside, but volunteers can always help warm the people around them when they help animals. Come meet the both volunteers and the animals, and enjoy good food and shopping at MetroTown. Keep an animal's life warm forever...
  • Safe Vinyasa Inversions

    Yoga course in both Chinese and English. Yoga mats will be provided by Manduka.
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat to Anji Mountains – Jan 30-Feb 1

    At the end of the month, Yoga For Life is heading back to their beloved Anji Mountain for a Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat! From January 30 to February 1, they will be staying at a lovely secluded mountain view house that they have been...
  • Movie Screening of "El Mar Nos Mira de Lejos"

    The legend of an ancient and forgotten civilization lies buried under vast expanses of dunes in southern Spain. For more than a century, several travelers have come to the remote territory looking for the traces of ancient settlers....
Jan
31
  • Make-Your-Own-Dumplings Party

    It’s a Chinese Lunar New Year tradition for families to gather around flour-dusted tables to roll, fill and fold as many dumplings (饺子 jiǎozi) as possible. Serving heaps of jiǎozi is a way of sharing wishes for prosperity and...
  • All-Day Pinoy Breakfast

    M&M x PERCH is hosting another Filipino Food Pop-Up. Chef Opalyn (Aunty Baby's) and Chef Noemie (Sunday Batch) will serve up staple Filipino breakfast dishes like Tapsilog, Longsilog, Bangsilog, Tocilog and Litsilog. These are...
    • Dining | Perch | Sun Jan 31
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat Jan 31-Feb 2

    Yoga for Life signature Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat is moving to peaceful Chongming Island, Shanghai this winter holiday due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Chongming Island is on the outskirts of Shanghai; people can travel without...