Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (3-5 Jul 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 01 July 2015 11:39 AM | Updated 11:39 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (3-5 Jul 2015)

American deep house jock Osunlade holds court at Kyo this Friday alongside compatriot Mike Steva. To date Osunlade is credited with over 20 albums, the founding of Yoruba Records, and has worked with the likes of Freddie Jackson, Patti Labelle and Toni Basil; few would deny that he has an imposing, illustrious career as a constant champion of the soul within electronic music.

Serangoon Gardens is getting a dose of indie music this Saturday withA Rooftop Affair, a rooftop concert featuring local and international acts like Us The Duo, Gentle Bones and Shigga Shay.

Who Am I is a play which follows five immigrant families as they grow together with a transitioning Singapore, going from colonial rule to independence. 

Bring the little ones to 8Q SAM’sImaginarium - A Voyage of Big Ideas, an annual exhibition of contemporary art for children. This year’s show pays tribute Singapore and regional art, including seven new large-scale artworks.

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'Singapura: 700 Years'

Travel back in time to learn and rediscover Singapore’s 700-year history at the National Museum. ‘Singapura: 700 Years’ presents Singapore’s defining moments through seven centuries in six sections, namely 'Archaeology in Singapore', 'Ancient Singapore (1300-1818)', 'Colonial Singapore (1819-1942)', 'Syonan-To (1942-1945)', 'Road to Merdeka (1946-1965)', and 'Independent Singapore (1965-1975)'.

Wild Rice is back with another tongue-in-cheek play, Another Country, touching on racial riots, Singapore's shared memories with Malaysia, and the origins of Hainanese chicken rice. Janice Koh, Sharda Harrison, Siti Khalijah Zainal and Lim-Yu Beng star in this production. 

Learn the secrets of some of your favourite animated movies such as ‘Kung Fu Panda’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ and ‘Shrek’ at DreamWorks Animation: The ExhibitionExpect to see works of art, including original hand-drawn character sketches, 3D marquettes of locations and characters, and interactive displays that allow you to play with animation technology.

Krishna Guruvayoorappa, His Mystical Journey’ is a dance, music and theatre performance that tells the tale behind India’s Guruvayoor Temple and its sacfred idol, as presented by a cast from India and Singapore. This production is set to Indian folk, classical music and sacred hymns. 

If you’re heading down to the annual Geylang Serai Bazaar, do check out Rilek Jack Ramadhan Acoustic Sessions for a musical interlude. This pop-up gig at Singapore Post Centre’s outdoor plaza (My Fairy Lights stall | 10 Eunos Road) will feature 30 shows over four weekends featuring acts such as Life Petal (3 Jul, 10.30pm), Johnny Eyeglass (4 Jul, 8.30pm), Vessel (5 Jul, 8.30pm) and more.

Beat the heat this Sunday at W Singapore’s pool party. DJs Patrick Oliver, Stephen Day and Seng Wei will be providing the beats at the shingdig.

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