Check out our events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!
Empty parking lots around town will be transformed into art and hangout spaces for Park(ing) Day Singapore 2015this Friday. Events include music performances by Singapore singer-songwriters on Petain Road, free barber haircuts and table tennis on Rowell Road, a sculpture installation on Bussorah Street and more. More details here.
'Supervene' | Photo: Ludo Gallery
Superfans who are still suffering from otaku hangover from STGCC should head down to Ludo Gallery on Waterloo St this weekend to check out Supervene: Heroes & Villains Reimagined. This exhibition showcases interpretations of our favourite comic-book heroes and villains by Australia-based contemporary artists.
If you’re a card-carrying hipster, we have just the event for you. Mosey down to the Lomography Embassy this weekend for the Lomo Arts Market where you can stock up on quirky illustrations, terrariums, handcrafted botanical body care products and more.
'It Won't Be Too Long'
‘It Won't Be Too Long - The Cemetery’ by Chinese theatre troupe Drama Box looks at the development of Bukit Brown Cemetary in this two-part multi-site presentation performed at the cemetery itself and at the School of the Arts Studio Theatre.
More handcrafted and artisanal goodies can be had at Orchard Central’s Makers Bazaar by Knittd.
SG Heart Map Sketchwalks | Photo: Urban Sketchers
If you fancy yourself as a bit of an artist, head down to East Coast Park (Meeting point: Parkland Green) for this weekend’s edition of SG Heart Map Sketchwalks with the Urban Sketchers.
Celestial Remnants is the final concert of the T’ang Quartet’s trio of musical explorations for the Singapore International Festival of The Arts. This time, the quartet are joined by younger musicians they have nurtured from The Ensemble Dimension Players. They will take on Benjamin Britten, Dmitri Shostakovich and Marjan Mozetich.
Party with some of the best local DJs and artistes amid urban art this Saturday at Lepark's (19 Sep, 4pm-1am | 6/F People's Park Complex, 1 Park Rd) indoor party. On the line-up are selectors including Darren Dubwise, Nez and Jaydah while Weish and Tim De Cotta will be performing live. It's a crowdfunded event and the artistes involved will be remunerated by your contributions.
After a year’s hiatus, Chestnuts 50 (17-27 Sep | 3pm, 8pm | Drama Centre Theatre | $45-65 from Sistic) returns to poke fun at anything and everything Singaporean. From pop-star preachers and magician pastors to premature elections. Features the comic talents of Jonathan Lim, Judee Tan, Andie Chen and Benjamin Kheng.
Judee Tan and Shane Mardjuki in 'Hello Goodbye' | Photo: SRT
After a sell-out run at London's Hampstead Theatre, feel-good rom-com ‘Hello Goodbye’ (through 26 Sep | 8pm | DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Rd. | $15-40 via Sistic) arrives in Singapore with a local cast. Starring Shane Mardjuki and Denise Tan, the play charts the comical love story between unwilling housemates Juliet and Alex.
Don’t miss Singapore Sounds Gala Concert, a multi-cultural production made up of enthusiasts dedicated to celebrating Singapore. Join them in their inaugural concert featuring a lineup of popular local music or new Singapore-themed compositions.