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Shanghai Literary Review, Shaving in the Dark, and other Artsy Events this Weekend

By Aug 4, 2017 Community
This weekend there’re plenty of opportunities to express yourself. Hear and be heard! See and be seen! There’s Her Kinda Art, an art show curated by Roxie,Shanghai Literary Review’s Open Mic (share your stories, poems), drinking and drawing with Shaving in the Dark, and an art deco centered city tour. Cause ain't no deco like art deco, right?


Fri Aug 4

Her Kinda Art

Roxie - 2/F, 359 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu

Roxie's now part gallery, featuring 3 local artists a month; each on their own wall. 'Her Kinda Art' will kick off this Friday, with artists Gabby Gabriel, Jordin Chau, and See Kahn. Their work will be featured for a month, then the next round of artists will be chosen. So, if you think your sort-of art is her kinda art, try Wechatting tingtingliang. Show starts at 7.30 goes till late. Free entry.

Sat Aug 5

Open Mic & Call for Submissions | The Shanghai Literary Review

Kartel - 5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu

Shanghai Literary Review's hosting an Open Mic at Kartel on Saturday. Hear poetry and stories, fiction and non-fiction, from writers in the community. Or read something yourself (just email with your name and a short bio)! It kicks off at 7.30pm, but you might wanna get there a bit earlier cause happy hour ends at 8. Free entry.

Sat Aug 5

Art Deco After Dark

Astor House Pujiang - 15 Huangpu Lu, near Dongdaming Lu

Join Shanghai Art Deco for a night tour of all the most art-deco-y of places, including Broadway Mansions, the Bund, and Park Hotel. Patrick Cranley, Historic Shanghai president and co-founder of the tour will be leading this walking tour. Starts at Astro House at 7pm. Costs 200rmb for members, 300 for non-members.

Mon Aug 7

Drink & Draw

Smash - 685 Dingxi Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

Shaving in the Dark, the comic-loving and creating group, is hosting a drink and draw night at Smash bar on Monday, August 7. No cover and Smash will have a happy hour special running all night. Join the drawing crew at 7pm and stay till late. All skill levels welcome. If you can't draw, it's fine, just say it's avant-garde.



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