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Friday: All-you-can-eat BBQ at Sandra'a
Sandra's will have an all-you-can-eat BBQ tonight with the usual goodies. Sandra will fire up the grill for the 100 yuan meal at 6pm. Call 15825267010 for reservations.
Friday: Video exhibition at Loft Jinding 1919
The video installation exhibition tonight at Loft Jinding 1919 titled "You Known Then..." will have works by artists from around China and the world. The free 943 Studio-sponsored event starts at 8pm.
Friday: Live rock at Nashville Sound Bar
Ningxia rockers Buyi (布衣) have been part of the Chinese music scene for some 15 years and are notable for integrating Chinese folk and ballad music into their rock 'n' roll style. Their show tonight at Nashville Sound Bar will cost 50 yuan and start at 8:30pm.
Friday: Turbot Safari at Laowo Bar
We had trouble categorizing the music of Turbot Safari, a three-man Swedish/Norwegian group that's playing Laowo Bar tonight, but those interested can check out the group's MySpace page to listen to samples. The show starts at 9:30pm and costs 30 yuan.
Friday: Live drumming at The Hump Bar
The Hump Bar will hold a Yankadi (traditional African rhythms) live international drum circle tonight. The free event starts at 10pm.
Friday: Liman at Uprock
In addition to his colorful stage costumes, Beijing-based Liman is also known as being one of China's top DJs. He plays Uprock tonight at 10pm. Entry to the party will be 30 yuan or 15 yuan with a VIP card.
Saturday: Exhibition opening at TCG Nordica
Artist Lü Min (吕敏) will open an exhibition entitled "The Other Shore" at TCG Nordica on Saturday. She is known for her inventive oil-based woodcut paintings. The free event starts at 8pm.
Saturday: Exhibition opening at Loft Jinding 1919
The "New Kids on the Block" exhibition opens Saturday with works by 25 young artists in Loft Jinding's art space one. It starts at 8:30pm and will run through November 16.
Sunday: Dali Street Fair
The Dali Hump will hold its latest Dali Street Fair on Sunday. It will include local art, crafts, jewelry, photography, food, music and massage. There will also be mojitos and tequila sunrises on special and live music all day with a Dali jam session starting at 6pm. The fair is free and starts at 2pm.
Sunday: Beatbox competition at Shuncheng Mall
＃88 The Spot skateboard store is sponsoring the "Shanghai International BeatBox Championship" Sunday. The location is Nan Jie F1 07-08 Wangfujing Department Store at the Shuncheng Mall (顺城王府井 南街F1-07-08). It starts at 2:30pm.
Sunday: Book exchange at As You Like
Those wishing to exchange old books for some new reading material—possibly combined with some coffee and cake—can drop by As You Like between 3 and 6pm on Sunday. The free event is sponsored by No Culture.