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Apr
15
  • Givani Shadon Quartet

    The Giovani Chaton Quartet will be playing an African Beat Special at the Jazz at Lincoln Center, cocktails and all. The quartet will be led by Giovani Chaton, a Mauritian jazz pianist who is known for playing all styles of contemporary...
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    Features & 5's

    Comedy Corner's open mic night is held every Thursday at 8pm. The evenings will feature four 15-minute acts and five 5-minute spots. Watch comedy veterans hone and fine-tune their material for the weekends. Entrance is free, so scan the...
Apr
16
  • Jhonny's Band Gela

    Jhonny’s Band Gelà will be playing their African Beat Special at the Jazz at Lincoln Center! The group will be led by Jhonny Joseph on drums, Boyana Joseph on bass, Pascal Naigom on drums, Li Dianqiang on saxophone, and...
  • Contemporary Dance Pace

    'Pace' is a contemporary dance work choreographed by Israeli dancer Aviv Grinfeld. The show is divided into two acts: 'Whistle', a duet performance, and Pendulum, a solo act. 'Whistle' tells the story of a childhood memory, leading the...
Apr
17
  • Curator's Cut

    Zmack's 12 year anniversary is this year. To help celebrate the festivities, they're bringing to the stage "Curator's Cut", a two-act interactive drama bound to give anyone a roller coaster ride of emotions. The show starts at 8pm. The...
Apr
18
  • Open Mic

    Comedy Corner's Sunday open mic happens at 8pm with happy hour until midnight. Free entry, but arrive early for a seat.
    • Nightlife | Masse | Sundays
Apr
19
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    Monday Night Laughs

    Get ready for Comedy Corner's Monday Night Laughs, where you can enjoy a comedy open mic with Shanghai's funny people telling brand new jokes. Each comedian gets around five minutes with a mix of veterans and beginners with no...
Apr
21
  • Open Mic Night

    This Wednesday, Comedy Corner invites you to watch their open mic night at Park Tavern, a full serviced kitchen and bar! Everyone's welcome, and arrive early for a seat. Sign-ups start Tuesday at 2pm, follow their WeChat account (ID:...
Apr
23
  • Every Moment

    Hua Xiaoyi Dance Studio will be performing "Every Moment" at Shanghai International Dance Center Theater. Every Moment is made by, and stars Xu, Rui, as well as being choreographed by Akram Khan, Lou Menghan, Chengming Gao and Jiayuan...
Apr
24
  • Showgirls Cabaret

    Inspired by Las Vegas, the Pearl is hosting Showgirls Cabaret on Saturday, April 24 with song, dance, aerial acts, magic, drag, comedy, and more. Cocosanti will emcee and the Pearl’s Red Stars will be performing live. Dinner...
  • Chinese Improv

    For their twelfth anniversary, Zmack is honored to welcome the Bilingual Improv Group from Beijing for a collaboration with Zmack's Chinese improv house team Zhimakong! This will be the first time these groups play together, don't miss...
May
2
  • A Chinese Bestiary

    Q-Fun Children's Theatre will be performing Shanhaijing at MIFA 1862 on May 2. A children’s experimental theater troupe founded by actor Haotian Li and director Zhaohua Lin, Q-Fun Children's Theater reimagines classic Chinese...
  • The Soul of Zheng

    Wang Zhongshan is coming to Shanghai to perform The Soul of Zheng on May 2 at Opera Hall in Shangyin Opera House. During the performance, Chinese Guzheng player, Wang Zhongshan will be playing multiple pieces while accompanied by...
May
3
  • Zhong Kui - The King Of Ghosts

    Q-Fun Children's Theatre will be performing Zhong Kui at MIFA 1862 on May 3. A children’s experimental theater troupe founded by actor Haotian Li and director Zhaohua Lin, Q-Fun Children's Theater reimagines classic Chinese...
May
15
  • Zmack x Beijing Improv

    Zmack's 12 year anniversary is this year, the year of the Ox, and they're inviting Beijing Improv to collaborate with Zmack for an English show, performing all of your favorite classic short-form improv games! Scan the QR code below...
May
21
  • Long Yu Conducts La Mer

    At the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra for one night only, conductor Long You will be interpreting Debussy’s “La Mer (The Sea)” with cellist Lin Zhu. They will also be performing Bizet’s “Carmen” and...
  • Swan Lake Music Concert

    Tchaikovsky’s classic score of Swan Lake will be performed at the Shanghai Grand Theater this March, along with other classic pieces. Philharmonic Light Music Group presents Swan Lake in the first half, followed by the classical...
May
22
  • French Improv

    Zmack's 12 year anniversary is this year, the year of the Ox, and for the last (but not least) show celebrating this, their premier French team Zut Alors will be performing. Scan the QR code below for tickets.
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  • Givani Shadon Quartet

    The Giovani Chaton Quartet will be playing an African Beat Special at the Jazz at Lincoln Center, cocktails and all. The quartet will be led by Giovani Chaton, a Mauritian jazz pianist who is known for playing all styles of contemporary...
  • See Menu

    Monday Night Laughs

    Get ready for Comedy Corner's Monday Night Laughs, where you can enjoy a comedy open mic with Shanghai's funny people telling brand new jokes. Each comedian gets around five minutes with a mix of veterans and beginners with no...
  • Open Mic Night

    This Wednesday, Comedy Corner invites you to watch their open mic night at Park Tavern, a full serviced kitchen and bar! Everyone's welcome, and arrive early for a seat. Sign-ups start Tuesday at 2pm, follow their WeChat account (ID:...
  • Open Mic Comedy!

    Every Tuesday from 8pm, 8Pints welcomes you to join Comedy Corner for their open mic night. Everyone's welcome, and arrive early for a seat.
    • Nightlife | 8PINTS | Tuesdays
  • Open Mic

    Comedy Corner's Sunday open mic happens at 8pm with happy hour until midnight. Free entry, but arrive early for a seat.
    • Nightlife | Masse | Sundays
  • See Menu

    Features & 5's

    Comedy Corner's open mic night is held every Thursday at 8pm. The evenings will feature four 15-minute acts and five 5-minute spots. Watch comedy veterans hone and fine-tune their material for the weekends. Entrance is free, so scan the...
  • Punchdrunk's 'Sleep No More'

    Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More is an award-winning theatrical experience that tells Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth through a darkly cinematic lens. Produced by SMG Live and Punchdrunk International. Audiences move freely...
  • Hotel Package Cirque Du Soleil: X Land of Fantasy

    The world famous Cirque Du Soleil presents "The Land of Fantasy," its 45th original production; a rich storyline with multi-dimensional characters, surreal universes, stunning visuals and high-energy action and acrobatics. Audiences are...