Check out inSing's events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!
All you dancing queens and super troopers, put on your dancing shoes this weekend as ‘Bjorn Again’ is back to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Expect to boogie to familiar hits like ‘Take a Chance on Me’, ‘Honey Honey’ and more.
If you’re looking for more cool treats to adorn your walls, head down to the Affordable Art Fair Spring Edition 2015 this weekend. This edition will feature 70 galleries – 30 of them new to the fair – as well as several artists making their debut at the fair. To mark Singapore’s golden jubilee, they will be a showcase of contemporary artworks, called the SG50 Feature Wall. There will be commissioned works by 50 artists from all over the world, which are priced at S$500. Half of the proceeds from the sale of these artworks will be donated to Playeum, the fair’s appointed fundraising partner.
Italian DJ Joseph Capriati – one of techno’s brightest new stars – serves as the headliner for Velvet Underground’s Parallel night this Friday, with resident Jeremy Boon lending support.
Plumb the dark depths of love, sex and desire in Mad Love, an exhibition at MAD Museum of Art & Design, featuring the works of legendary lensmen Daido Moriyama, Wing Shya and Japanese artist Madsaki among others.
For the first time ever, ballet aficionados can catch the works of the world- renowned Paris Opera Ballet in Singapore. Together with Golden Village, the Esplanade will screen three films from the ballet company: Balanchine | Millepied (17-18 Apr), La Sylphide (18 Apr) and Don Quixote (19 Apr).
Heritage trail guided tour | Photo: National Heritage Board
This year’s Singapore HeritageFest is the largest edition to date, so expect to be surprised by familiar Singapore spots, from guided tours along waterfronts and in heartland neighbourhoods as you rediscover their secret stories and forgotten pasts.
Paris-born, Tokyo-raised, NYC-based Alex from Tokyo, who is half of the Innervisions label’s Tokyo Black Star controls the music at Kyo this Friday.
In Each Hand A Cutlass | Photo: Little Ong
Get into the musical groove this Saturday and celebrate Record Store Day with local website and music collective #vinyloftheday’s A Side B Side at Rdio Home (10A Ann Siang Hill | From 5.30pm). Come enjoy the day with a specially curated audio journey straight from the DJs' fingers. Bring your own vinyl (BYOV), swap records and add your own flavour to the playlist. Don’t miss the special live performance by In Each Hand A Cutlass at 7.30pm.
Esplanade’s annual festival of music fit for the gods -- Tapestry of Sacred Music -- kicks off this week, featuring ritual songs, dance, choral music including British composer John Tavener’s exploration of spiritual rapture (17 Apr) and the Japanese ritual theatre (18 Apr).
Don’t miss Checkpoint Theatre’s ‘Normal’, a stark drama by playwright Faith Ng and directed by Claire Wong. The play at Drama Centre takes the audience on an exploration of an educational system where being "normal" is less than ideal.