Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (18-20 Dec 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 16 December 2015 11:17 AM | Updated 11:17 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (18-20 Dec 2015)



It’s that time of the year again where Singapore jazz icon Jeremy Monteiro throws his annual year-end concert.
Frankly, It's Christmas: A Jazzy Christmaspays tribute to Frank Sinatra, and features an international group, which include vocalists like Tina May, James Flynn and Nathan Hartono alongside trumpeter Ryan Quigley, saxophonist Shawn Letts, guitarist Andrew Lim, bassist Ben Poh, and drummer Hong Chanutr Techatana-nan.

Iconic producer, remixer and DJ extraordinaire Francois K returns to Kyo this Friday for a night of groovy house and disco. If you’ve been to his last Sunday party here at the club, you’ll know what you’re going to get.

Head down to the National Museum this weekend for some festive retail therapy at its Christmas Market

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Treasures of the World From The British Museum

While you’re at it, you can also check out the new Treasures of the World exhibition where to more than 230 treasures from The British Museum, in what is the largest and most comprehensive show from the British Museum’s collection in Singapore to date.

Head down to The Meadow at Gardens By The Bay this Saturday (6pm | Free) for the final  SG50 Concert in The Park. This edition will see artistes such as The Sam Willows, MICapella, Tosh Zhang, Tay Kewei and Jack & Rai.

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SantaCon

Get into the holiday spirit at Santacon 2015by dressing like Santa alongside a bunch of fellow Santa-impersonators as you take to the streets to spread holiday cheer. The event will start outside Liberty House (51 Club St) at 7pm with a few prerequisites for those who want to join in on the fun. First of all, you must wear a full-Santa outfit. Yes, it is mandatory.

T'Ang Quartet | Photo: Olivier Cruciata

Singapore’s favourite string quartet T'Ang Quartetmakes a homecoming at the Victoria Concert Hall, the very same venue where they first performed with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra 23 years ago. Expect Christmas favourites and guest appearances by the likes of Margaret Chen and The Graduate Singers.

The Dim Sum Dollies, and other funny people like Dr Teo Chew Muay, Kumar and Broadway Beng come together for Dream Academy’s annual Crazy Christmas concert, A Ground Nutcracker. Expect uniquely Singaporean stand-up comedy, singing, and lots of silliness for the festive season.

International Premier Tennis League stars

Treat yourself to some top quality tennis as the International Premier Tennis Leaguereturns to Singapore for its final leg. Catch players like Maria Sharapova, Thomas Enqvist, Andy Murray and Carlos Moya duke it out on the courts at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Over at the National Gallery, Chua Ek Kay: After The Rain features seminal works by the late artist, including the Singapore cityscape and reflections on nature. The show also examines Chua's artistic practice through his interests in calligraphy, poetry, the Shanghai School of ink painting, and Western art. Works in the show include ‘After the Rain’ (2004), ‘Dream of Borobudur’ (1996) and ‘My Haunt’ (1991).

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