Weekend Guide

This Weekend: Flea n Easy, Calvin Harris

Events - 04 February 2010 3:42 PM | Updated 16 September 2010

This Weekend: Flea n Easy, Calvin Harris

 

 

Friday, 5 February

 

PLAYtime! Into The Deep Forest Mouse Bakes A Cookie!

Well into its third installment of the Into the Deep, Deep Forest series, Mouse is ready to bake a cookie but needs all the help he can get from the audience to make it delicious.

Until Saturday, at the Esplanade Recital Studio. Tickets at $15.


9837 Miles To Texas

Help homegrown talented singer Inch Chua realize her musical aspirations by attending this benefit show, which features acoustic sets by Talk To The Walls, Plainsunset, Caracal, B-Quartet, Amateur Takes Control, A Vacant Affair and – of course - Inch herself. Proceeds will go towards flying her (and a small crew) to the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, where she has been invited to perform.

Read about our interview with Inch Chua here.  

Friday only, at 15 Minutes @ LaSalle College of the Arts. Free admission but donations are encouraged.

 

Osunlade

Groove to Osunlade’s wide repertoire ranging from jazzy soundscapes narrating his time spent on the magical Greek island of Santorini, to deep, percussive house tempos that mirror those he’s unearthed from his ancestral roots in Africa.

Friday only, at Velvet Underground, Zouk.


Saturday, 6 February

 

Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day Special

Get your kids excited about celebrating both Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. The lineup includes getting introduced to plants and customs associated with Chinese New Year, learning about Valentine’s Day origins, and creating prosperity gardens and floral arrangements for loved ones.

Saturday only, at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. Free with registration.

 

Concerto Competition Prize Winners Concert

Enjoy an evening brimming with talent where the winners of the Conservatory Concerto Competition finals perform their winning works – the Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Schumann Cello Concerto and the Gershwin Piano Concerto.

Saturday only, at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. Free with registration.


Calvin Harris

Don’t miss this Electropop/ Nu Wave Boy Wonder who went from posting his own DIY music through MySpace to signing with multinational giant EMI almost in a single step. With collaborations with Jamiroquai, Groove Armada, CSS, Kylie Minogue and Dizzee Rascal under his belt, Harris’ star is set to turn supernova.

Saturday only, at Zouk.

 

 


Sunday, 7 February

 

Zouk presents Flea n Easy

Singapore’s favourite flea market is back for its Wardrobe Wipeout edition, promising a fun-filled and laidback afternoon while you browse through both old and pre-loved threads and accessories. In addition, extra bargains can be found at the Zouk Deli Boutique and of course respite always round the corner at Wine Bar.

Sunday only, at Zouk. Free admission.


Chinatown - Horizon of Changes

Experience Chinatown through Chankerk’s eyes, most characteristically expressed with impulsive gestural strokes to capture a Chinatown “state of mind”.

Until 23 February, at the Fill-Your-Walls Gallery, Tanjong Pagar.


Florence and The Machine

Fiery-haired ingénue Florence Welch and her band, The Machine, finally debut in Singapore with what promises to be a scorching virgin performance in a double-bill bonanza also featuring indie darlings The xx.

Read about our preview guide here.

Sunday only, at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $55 to $80.