Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (16-18 Oct 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 14 October 2015 4:13 PM | Updated 4:13 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (16-18 Oct 2015)

Veteran deep-tech DJ, producer and Underground Quality head honcho Jus-Edheadlines Kyo this Friday. So head down to the basement for some quality grooves.

Catch jazz maestros Jeremy Monteiro and Eugene Paopay tribute to French music great Michel Legrand at the Victoria Concert Hall.

Fans of Hello Kitty can meet the famous cat and more this weekend at Resorts World Sentosa’s Hello Kitty Go Around in Singapore, a carnival and mini-theme park with interactive games.

‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert’ trailer

This year’s Perspectives Film Festivalhas a line-up of seven, awesome films that’ll take you on a journey both historical and cultural. From drag queens crossing the Australian Outback (‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert’) and children on a life-changing trek (‘Landscapes In The Mist’) to a Japanese grandmother seeking death (‘The Ballad of Narayama’) this festival is breakthrough cinema that is bittersweet and strangely poetic in nature.  

The ‘Prince of Kabuki’ Ebizo Ichikawa XIreturns this weekend for a limited three-performance run of two kabuki plays that have never been seen before: ‘Uwanari’ and ‘Mimasu Kuruwa no Kasauri’.

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Scarlett Etienne

Leggy techno-lectro-pop DJ Scarlett Etiennewill be working Kilo Lounge’s wheels of steel this Saturday for its After Dark nights.

Rajiv Joseph's Pulitzer-nominated work - Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoois playing at the DBS Art Centre.This award-winning play, which is based on true events, is set in war-torn Baghdad, during the time of the American invasion of Iraq in 2003. The story is re-told through a Tiger's eyes after an incident, at the city Zoo. The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator change as a result of this fateful night.

After tackling the Himalayas, acclaimed filmmaker and photographer Eric Valli explores Asia’s longest river for his new exhibitionLiving Yangtze’ at the ArtScience Museum. In collaboration with non-profit organisation Swarovski Waterschool, the show consists of photographs and short documentary films, divided into seven different chapters, beautifully portraying the people and landscapes Valli encountered during his travels.

Head down to the Drama Centre Theatre this weekend to Pangdemonium’s first ever bilingual play ‘Chinglish’ by David Henry Hwang. Starring Adrian Pang and Oon Shu An, the play is a thrilling, topical and timely tale of an American businessman's adventures when he travels to China to seal a lucrative deal. Also starring Audrey Luo, Matt Grey, and MediaCorp artiste Guo Liang.

Coney Island | Photo: Zaki Jufri

There are no corn dogs or boardwalks here, but Singapore’s very own Coney Island is all about nature. The island, off Punggol Waterway, is now opened to the public and nature lovers can visit the island park to do a spot of bird-watching, cycling or try to spot the now-famous Coney Island bull. 

Check out our events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!