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22 awesome things to do this weekend

Fête de la Musique, Chinese Super League, Starkey, Joan Cornellà and more

The weekend's here again and Shanghai is delivering as per. Fête de la Musique is back, putting on live music at venues across the city, it's your last chance to catch the twisted works of Joan Cornellà at M50, Shanghai SIPG host Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League, DJ and producer Starkey is at DADA, and the folks at Kung Fu Komedy are hosting a special game show night. See below for our full list of weekend picks.


Wonder Woman

Critics' pick

Widely seen as the best thing about the dour punchfest that was Batman v Superman, DC's iconic Wonder Woman now gets her own Hollywood blockbuster movie, directed by Patty Jenkins.

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Cinemas around Shanghai 31 May - 04 Jul Buy tickets


Rainbow Afternoon Block Party

Critics' pick

Join the weekly Rainbow Afternoon Block Party at M CAFÉ – the new daytime café and face of popular gay bar Lucca 390 – for a day of drinks, desserts and DJs. 

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M CAFÉ , 390 Panyu Lu Every Saturday Free


Entangled in Duality

Hu Weiqi's makes an attempt to unveil how deep of an imprint this miraculous, eye-catching and lighting-fast social, political and cultural transition has left on the mentalities, conscious and believes of Chinese people.

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Art+ Shanghai Gallery , 191 South Suzhou Road Every day except Monday


Qu Fengguo's new solo exhibition Midsummer, his third at Don Gallery, presents the paintings that belong to the series 'Four Seasons' composed between 2015 and 2017. It is the unconscious capture of impermanence and ultimate emotions brought by the seasons as a natural kind.

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Don Gallery West Bund , 2879 Longteng Avenue 03 Jun - 23 Jul

Barge Haulers on the Volga

This exhibition is xie Yi's first solo show, curated by Yang Zi. Majority of the works in this exhibition will be his recently finished pieces, which embrace media such as sculpture, painting, installation and video, representing the artist's confrontation with his personal knowledge structure in his lasting endeavour to artistic credation as well as the artist's self-reflection upon his professional identity under the present intricate social environment.

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J Gallery , 50 Moganshan Lu 27 May - 09 Jul

Body·Media II

Continuing the theme of 2007's Body Media exhibition, this new edition re-discusses the close ties between new media and body within the new era context totally revolutionised by advancing technologies.

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Power Station of Art , 200 Huayuangang Lu Every day except Monday

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