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12 brilliant things to do in Shanghai this week

A Canton disco party at Dada, a Chef's Table at Egg, a queer short film screening/party at Elevator and more

Photograph: courtesy organiser (Royal Tiger Ballroom)
Yes, we know the weekend's over - but stay positive because the forecast is warming up (slightly!) and so is Shanghai’s events calendar. From a Canton disco party at Dada, to a Chef's Table at Egg, and a queer short film screening/party at Elevator, here's the best things to do in Shanghai over the next seven days.

Art & Theatre

The Language of Xu Bing

The latest exhibition at MAP is by Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing and occupies the first and third floors. Be prepared to see his early work Book from the Sky, where Xu made a nonsensical scroll book with four thousand characters which look like Chinese writing, and his later installation Phoenix Project which uses 12 tons of metals harvested from construction sites in urban China, along with 70 groups of mixed-media works that span 50 years of Xu's career.

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Museum of Art Pudong (MAP) , 2777 Binjiang Dadao Every day except Tuesday

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