Did the end of the month leave you feeling like this...?
If so - we feel you. That doesn't mean you can't get out of the house though!
Check out all that you can do for under 200 RMBin the coming weeks and months!
Turns out you can still have fun on a budget!
Here. We. Goooooooooooo!
For the Music Lovers
1.Stanisław Słowiński Quintet
Winner of the 39th International Contest of Young Jazz Bands JAZZ JUNIORS, fans of the genre won't want to miss this smooth performance. Jazz junkies, this one's for you!
& 60 Pre-Sale
2. Laputa: Castle in the Sky Concert
This multimedia concert features songs from Studio Ghibli animated classics including the eponymous Laputa: Castle in the Sky, as well as Kiki's Delivery Service, My Neighbour Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and the Oscar-winning Spirited Away.
Cadillac Shanghai Concert Hall
July 29 & September 30
From & 120
3. LadyFest Shanghai Summer Concert
Women of the city unite! LadyFest brings you another great night at Shanghai's favorite music venue, Yuyintang.
4. Lawrence Ku Trio
Go check out one of the most influential jazz musicians in China! In a mixture of East and West, this trio brings the best of both worlds together for a performance that won't disappoint.
5. Vera Tsu Wei-Ling Violin Recital
Renowned violinist Vera Tsu Wei-Ling is Professor and Master Tutor of the Central Conservatory in Beijing and Shanghai Conservatory. She is a jury member of many prestigious competitions worldwide, and after growing up in Shanghai, Tsu began studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing in 1977 as a part of the first-generation of college students after the Cultural Revolution.
Shanghai Symphony Hall - Chamber Hall
6. Skylar Spence
As one of the key figures in the Vaporwave scene, his Phoenix-esque, light, upbeat sound with energetic guitar backbeats will have you dancing in no time.
For the Night Owls
7.MK (Marc Kinchen)
Revered producer, remixer, and DJ, MK's storied background is one of long-term creative development. His roots are pure Detroit, but if you dig a little deeper you'll find that MK's musical path is made up of seamless transitions from house and techno to hip-hop and R&B, only to return to house in recent years.
8. 12th Planet
Born John Dadzie, but known artistically as 12th Planet or Infiltrata, this dubstep DJ and producer hails from Los Angeles and is coming to China for a bumpin' show.
From ¥100 Early Bird
9. Lee Van Dowski
NOVA is Arkham's monthly premium techno club event series featuring top-notch international headliners.This veteran producer has earned himself a reputation as the dark prince of uplifting electronic music, with bewilderingly funky releases that also pack a punch.
10. Robb Bank$
Richard O'Neil Burrell, better known by his stage name Robb Bank$, is an American hip hop recording artist. Born in the golden age, fathered by a dancehall king with a humble carefree perspective, he's combined the two to forge his own path - one that's led him straight to us.
From ¥120 Pre-Sale
11. Jackal (Mad Decent)
Since the release of his track "Shakedown", Jackal's presence in electronic dance music has quickly risen and continues to make an impression, his beats often finding their way into the sets of artists from Skrillex to Diplo.
For the Artistic Souls
12. Random International: Everything & Nothing
Yuz Museum Shanghai presents "Everything & Nothing" Random International's first solo exhibition in Asia, encompassing new works alongside established pieces. CAN YOU SAY RAIN ROOM?!
Until October 14
¥150 General Admision (Valid Tue - Sun)
13. Room V Virtual Reality Art Exhibition 2018
With the support of Google Spotlight Studios and NYU Shanghai, this exhibition is one that will have you questioning where technology starts and the world we live in ends.
Modern Art Museum
May 26 - June 10
14. DOBOKU: Civil Engeneering in Shanghai
This exhibition aims to expose the art behind the city we walk through every day. All of the buildings breathe life into architecture, and it takes something pretty extraordinary to create a thriving huge-scale metropolis like ours.
Modern Art Museum
Until June 24
¥90 single ticket | ¥198 Family Ticket
15. 2018 FUNTASTICO | Jaime Hayon
Funtastico, a solo travelling exhibition by acclaimed Spanish designer Jaime Hayon, plugs the Modern Art Museum Holon into an international network of cultural exchanges and influences. Spanning furniture, product, and interior design, the colorful designer works with a range of media, including ceramics, textiles, plastic, wood, and glass.
Modern Art Museum
Until June 24
From ¥90 GA
For the Theatre Lovers
16. Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Matthew Bourne's interpretation of the classic fairy tale is, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.
Shanghai Culture Square
August 16 - 19
17. Theatre de la Feuille: Papa
The play "Papa" is a beautiful sketch of family and a life well lived, a journey through memory that we can all relate to. This one's pretty personal.
June 12 - 14
18. Mike Vecchione
In 2010, Mike won the People's Choice Award for the New York Comedy Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Mike went on to perform on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and shot his own Half Hour Special for Comedy Central. So basically...he's a funny guy.
KUNG FU KOMEDY
June 8 - 9
From ¥ 100 Early Bird
19. D.LAB Dance: Mirage
This modern dance performance delves into the corporate world, expressing what goes on in the hearts and minds of those working the 9-5 grind. Pretty cool, right?
Shanghai International Dance Center Experimental Theatre
June 9 - 10
From ¥ 180
20. Joseph Graves: An Illiad
Homer's epic tale distilled to one war-torn poet, actor Jim DeVita takes us on a thrilling, wrenching tour of the Trojan War. This one is heavy, moving, emotional, and totally worth your time.
Shanghai Grand Theatre Buick Theatre
June 22 - 23
From ¥ 100
21. Moscow Children's Theatre Dolls Music Troupe: Animal Carnival
A delightful performance for parents and kids, the vivid show with vibrant costumes brings these animals to life, showcasing their big personalities and the many things we have in common.
Daguan Theater - Himalayas Center
June 1 - 2
So there you have it - some of the coolest ways to kick back in the next few weeks.