Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (10-13 Jan 2013)

By Azim AzmanEvents - 10 January 2013 9:00 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (10-13 Jan 2013)

From stand ups comics who will have you falling of your chair in laughter to an ode to hip-hop by a German to a night of passionate Salsa dancing, we give a low down on the places to hit for your weekend adventures.

If you are itching for a laugh, the Hollandse Club is having a peach of a comedy line-up that will leave you gasping for air. For one night only, three comics from the UK circuit will be performing their acts in Singapore. Jeff Innocent, Nick Doody and Brendhan Lovegrove are all seasoned pros in the no holds barred UK comedy circuit. So you can expect a night of polished comedy from the trio.

If you need any more proof of how globalized Singapore is, then look no further than Alliance Francaise Theatre. The theatre will turn into a great dance hall for one night especially for lovers of Salsa. Celebrate the dawn of with dancing to the hot Latin beats. Celebrated Columbian artist Angela Vargas will be showing off some of her hot Salsa moves so hurry and book your tickets for this one night dance fiesta.

Rainie Yang – ‘楊丞琳’  (Yang Wang)

Mandopop princess Rainie Yang performs at the Max Pavilion this weekend. If you’re a fan of Taiwanese serials like ‘Love You’ and ‘Meteor Garden’, you don’t want to miss the Taiwanese starlet’s Singapore stop of her “Love Voyage” tour.

Members of the hip-hop nation rejoice! Broadcast HQ is hosting DJ Da Isser on 12 January. He started off streaming hip-hop tunes off all kinds and somehow he manages to stream effortlessly between the diverse hip-hop genres. It is this ability to make seamless fun tunes which brought him to prominence and that is why you should make time to go down to listen to this harbinger of good times.

DJ Marky – ‘Ya Thang’

Singapore’s home of the underground, Home Club hosts drum ‘n’ bass icon DJ Marky this weekend. Together with Stamina MC, the pair will be busting out some of the most upfront beats for all the local bass-heads.

For those of you with cute little toddlers of your own, bring them down to the National Library for a fun educational experience. This session will teach the future leaders of the world six important literary skills in a fun way. Additionally, if you sign up for all six sessions, you will be given a token to remind you of the fun times you had with your child.

Go down to the Substation this Sunday to watch a play about Chinese women from Java that immigrated to colonial Singapore. Set during colonial Southeast Asia, the play explores how these women handle and change according to the turbulent historical conditions of the period.

For more ideas on more things to do this weekend, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend everyone and see you back here next week.