That's Shanghai takes a look at the best events of the week:
July 17: You Paint, We Pour
Roxie’s recurring drink and draw night returns this Monday. Beer, house wine and house spirits are buy-one get-one from 6-9pm, and you can either purchase one of the art kits on offer or bring your own.
July 17, 6pm, no cover. Roxie, see event listing.
July 19: Wine Lips
Egg hosts the second installment of their natural wine party concept, with six new wines to try. Ticket purchase gets you a tasting card to try out wines from Smash, EMW and Le Sommelier. Cheese is available for an extra fee and China Social Club will provide music.
July 19, 7pm, RMB180. Egg, see event listing.
July 20: Sigha
techno producer Sigha comes to Shanghai for the second anniversary of
local party collective Say Yes. He's performed with Jeff Mills and done
sets at major clubs the world over, including Berghain, Tresor, Fabric
July 20, 11pm. Elevator, see event listing.
July 21: The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert
French animated film The Triplets of Belleville garnered
much acclaim when it debuted in 2003, especially thanks to an evocative
score by Benoit Charest. At this special performance, SCAT will screen
the film while Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville will recreate the
score live onstage, with Charest himself as conductor. See and hear
1920s Paris come alive with this classic children's film.
July 21, 7.30pm, July 22-23, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, RMB80-480. Shanghai Children Art Theatre, see event listing.
July 21: Re:plus
band Re:plus deals in a unique and lovely brand of instrumental hip-hop
and R&B that's heavy on soul and jazzy piano. None of the
bandmembers themselves are vocalists, but they regularly work with
rappers and R&B singers on their tracks. Catch their China tour at
July 21, 8pm, RMB180. MAO Livehouse, see event listing.
July 21: DJ Airbear
record-centric dance party 12 Inches of Fun hosts Seoul-based DJ
Airbear in his first China show. A writer and record store owner,
Airbear is a major creative force in Seoul's music scene. His DJ sets
are a rare mix of South Korean funk, disco and psychedelic music of the
70 and 80s.
July 21, 11pm. Dada, see event listing.
July 21: Noise in My Head
Social Club hosts one of their first international acts at Smash. One
of Melbourne's most respected DJs and radio hosts, Noise in My Head has
been hosting his own radio show for the past 10 years. His DJ sets
consist of house, disco, breakbeat, jungle, synth and a dash of new
July 21, 9pm-late, RMB40 presale, RMB60 door. Smash, see event listing.
July 22: Imaabs
producer Imaabs is a member of major Mexican underground nightclub
collective N.A.A.F.I., and has performed on Boiler Room and at MoMa PS1.
Catch his forward-thinking electronic music with Latin elements at ALL.
July 22, 11pm, RMB80. ALL Club, see event listing.
July 22: Medusa
recurring and glitter-soaked monthly queer dance party returns. This
installment features an all-night back-to-back session of house music
with Medusa residents Michael Cignarale and Mau Mau. Ticket price is
discounted if you play a game at the door.
July 22, 10pm, RMB50. Elevator, see event listing.
July 22-23: Shanghai Craft Beer Festival
For the 7th year running, Shanghai Craft Beer Festival goes down at Jing An Kerry Centre, with over 30 brews on offer from Shanghai, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the US. Tons of food options and cocktails will also be on offer from local vendors. Entry fee includes a free drink.
July 22-23, 12pm, RMB50. Jing An Kerry Centre, see event listing.
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