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Top Things To Do This Week In Shanghai

You Paint We Pour | Sigha | Belgian National Day

It's hot in Shanghai this week, both weather and event-wise. Sample some wine at Egg, guzzle some beer at this weekend's beer festival and put on your dancing shoes for some great headliners.


You Paint, We Pour

Where: Roxie 2/F, 359 Kangding Lu (near Shaanxi Bei Lu), 康定路359号2楼 (近陕西北路)

When: Mon 7:00pm

How Much: Free

It’s time to get your creative juices flowing and there’s no better way than a drink and draw. Roxie is hosting a “You Paint, We Pour” event. From 6pm-9pm, buy one get one free beer/ house wine/ house spirits. Art packs will be available to be purchase or bring your own. Every third Monday of the month.




Wine Lips at Egg

Where: Egg 12 Xiangyang Bei Lu (near Julu Lu), 襄阳北路12号 (near 近巨鹿路)

When: Wed 7:30pm

How Much: RMB180

Egg is hosting Wine Lips, a wine tasting event set to funky disco tunes sponsored by Smash, EMW and Le Sommelier. Six wines to taste for RMB180.



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Desire Soiree

Where: The Pearl 471 Zhapu Lu (near Wujin Lu), 乍浦路471号 (近武进路)

When: Wed 9:00pm

How Much: RMB100-150

After the Cabaret soiree and the Moulin rouge Soiree, The Pearl continues its sexy weekly show, with a desire soiree. Come and be transported to the Crazy Horse days of Paris, experience the sensuality of Nargis the talented Nastya.




Ladies and Gentleman's Night at Shake

Where: Shake 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu (near Jinxian Lu), 茂名南路46号3楼 (近进贤路)

When: Wed 9:30pm

How Much: Free

It's here, a ladies night with a live show at Shake. Introducing a new live music night every Wednesday as part of its new ladies and gentlemen's night. Smokey will be hitting the stage, so expect the party to get funky and the dance floor to be hopping. Ladies and gentlemen both get 50% off all cocktails on the menu all night long, and imported oysters are an incredible 10 for RMB90.




Ben Misterka Collectivity Trio

Where: UNICO Shanghai 2/F, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Guangdong Lu), 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼 (近广东路)

When: Wed 10:00pm

How Much: Free

Join Ben Misterka Collectivity Trio for a night of funk-filled jazz, soul and rock with Collectivity’s own touch. Expect a groovy and soulful live set with great vibes provided by three Shanghai’s acclaimed musicians.




Slow Boat Brewery Tap Takeover

Where: District 284 Yuyuan Lu (near Wulumuqi Bei Lu), 愚园路284号 (近乌鲁木齐北路)

When: Thu 6:00pm

How Much: RMB35

Beijing based craft brewery Slow Boat is taking over District's taps, pouring six of their favorite seasonal offerings. Draft beers for RMB35 a pint until the taps run dry, crowd favorites include Monkey Fist IPA.




Sacco and Morgan Present Teenage Hate

Where: Smash 685 Dingxi Lu (near Fahuazhen Lu), 定西路685号 (近法华镇路)

When: Thu 9:00pm

How Much: Free

Sacco and Morgan, the two most angst ridden "teenagers" in Shanghai again attempt to personify their teenage-ness and hatefulness through music. The pair will be hanging from the rafters and dropping variable quality mp3s and records from 9 til late.



Say Yes' Second Anniversary featuring Sigha

Where: Elevator 4/F, 218 Xinle Lu (near Donghu Lu), 新乐路218号4楼 (近东湖路)

When: Thu 10:00pm

How Much: RMB70-100

Say Yes is celebrating their 2-year birthday with Sigha at Elevator. Sigha is one of the key figures to emerge from the newly resurgent UK techno scene. He has had releases on James Ruskin's Blueprint Label, Hotflush Recordings and remixes for CLR, Perc Trax, Mikrowave, Echocord and Token. He is a huge supporter of vinyl, blending traditional sounds with a deep and unique take on new sound designs. MIIIA, DJ Doggy and DJ 10000 will also be there for support. Tickets are RMB70 pre-sale, RMB100 at the door.



Girls Night Out - Carly Angel Swimwear Fashion Show

Where: Bar Rouge 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Nanjing Dong Lu), 中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼 (近南京东路)

When: Thu 9:30pm

How Much: Free

Bar Rouge and MVP Shanghai bring you Girls Night Out-Carly Angel Swimwear Fashion Show. Join them for a fancy and glam evening complete with an entertaining runway show during the event.



Belgian National Day at Cafe des Stagiaires

Where: Le Cafe des Stagiaires > Dagu Lu 386 Dagu Lu (near Shimen Yi Lu), 大沽路386号 (近石门一路)

When: Fri 7:00pm

How Much: Free

Cafe des Stagiaires is celebrating Belgian National Day with a party of Belgian beers, mussels, fries and waffles by Mr Waffle at their venue on Dagu Lu. They're also doing happy hour prices all night long.



Noise In My Head

Where: Smash 685 Dingxi Lu (near Fahuazhen Lu), 定西路685号 (近法华镇路)

When: Fri 9:00pm

How Much: RMB40-60

Noise In My Head (Michael Kucyk) is coming through Smash to perform. He is claimed to be one of Australia's most respected DJs, radio hosts and selectors. His DJ sets switch between house, disco, breakbeat, jungle, synth as well as releases that seem to be missed by diggers. Come out and enjoy a night full of big tunes and extensive record collections.



12 Inches of Fun

Where: Dada 115 Xingfu Lu (near Fahuazhen Lu), 幸福路115号 (近法华镇路)

When: Fri 10:00pm

California bred, Seoul based Aaron Choe aka DJ Airbear is one of the driving forces of the creative scene in Seoul. He DJs as Airbear, collaborates with Vice, writes about music and the Seoul scene for Electronic Beats, started Seoul record store Clique and is currently working on his music label XXX. As relentless as he is working on developing the local scene, he is as a record digger: Airbear shines as a selector of rare dance music. His craft shines in the mixes he did for Amsterdam's Red Light Radio or the Sanpo Disco Podcast.



7th Shanghai Craft Beer Festival

Where: Jing An Kerry Center 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu (near Tongren Lu), 南京西路1515号 (近铜仁路)

When: Sat 12:00pm

How Much: RMB50

The 2017 Shanghai Craft Beer Festival is back and better than ever for the seventh year in a row. This year’s festivities will take place in the heart of the city at the Shanghai Jing An Kerry Centre. With over 30 craft beer brands from Shanghai, Taiwan, Hong Kong and America, beer is sure to be flowing all weekend long. Gourmet food vendors will be there to drum up tasty options to pair with, and live music and DJ lineups will keep the energy up all day. The event takes place on Saturday, July 22 from 12pm to 11pm and Sunday, July 23 from 12pm to 9pm. Entrance fee is RMB50 and includes a free drink. 




Hot Box Spice Off at Shanghai Tattoo

Where: Shanghai Tattoo 4/F, 1 Maoming Nan Lu (near Yan'an Zhong Lu), 茂名南路1号4楼401 (近延安中路)

When: Sat 2:00pm

How Much: Free

Shanghai Tattoo and Hot Box are teaming up to bring you "Spice Off," a spicy eating competition, held on the rooftop at Shanghai Tattoo. There will be prizes to be won from Shanghai Tattoo, Hot Box, Monster Energy and Operation Chiin Chilla. There will also be BBQ from Bulldog Bar-B-Q, music from The Hippo Tank, drink and beer specials with Brew Dog and Kaiba Beer and more. It's not a real spicy competition unless someone throws up, right? Competition starts at 5pm. Bring your own milk. They'll adjourn to the Hop Project for an after party—happy hour deals for folks wearing Spice Off t-shirts.


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