Weekend Guide

This Weekend: Thaipusam, Men's Health Urbanathlon

By ninartEvents - 28 January 2010 11:05 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

This Weekend: Thaipusam, Men's Health Urbanathlon

 

Friday, 29 January

 

Classic Contemporary

This exhibition on some of the most iconic artworks in the Museum’s collection playfully asks just what makes a work of art “classic” or “contemporary” – or “classic contemporary”. A series of curatorial talks, artist presentations, film screenings and a new quarterly art party will accompany the exhibition.

Until May 2, at the Singapore Art Museum

 

Breaking New Ground

As part of the series At the Concourse, local singer-songwriter Nick Tan will be showcasing songs from past and present. Much of his music revolves around the theme of the self and re-awakening, a cautious and self-conscious exploration of what it means for both rebirth and redemption in a climate of cynical fatalism.

Today only, at the Esplanade Concourse. Free

 

Sven Vath

The Godfather of Techno needs no introduction as he spreads Techno love through the various continents, with the crowds lapping up his signature House/Techno sets.  

Today only, at Zouk


Saturday, 30 January

 

Thaipusam 2010

Don’t miss this highly colorful and ritualistic festival held in honor of the Hindu God Subramaniam (Lord Murugan). Witness the spectacular display of spiked Kavadi carriers undertake a 4.5km walk from Sri Perumal Temple to Sri Thandayuthapani Temple.  

Today only, at Serangoon Road

 

Liang Wen Ying at Lunar

Fans of Taiwan's rising star Liang Wen Ying, don’t miss this opportunity to meet your idol in person.

Today only, at Lunar 

 

John Askew

John Askew is undoubtedly one of the most highly respected tech/trance producers and DJs worldwide, with his productions and remixes receiving massive support from many of Trance protagonists such as Eddie Halliwell, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk.

Today only, at Zirca


Sunday, 31 January

 

Men's Health Urbanathlon

Debuting in Singapore to much fanfare,  the Men's Health Urbanathlon takes endurance racing to a new level of fun. A 12.5km run with challenging urban obstacles lie in wait for all contestants.

Today only, at the Marina Promenade

 

Tiangge@SAM

Fleamarkets, known as Tiangge in the Philippines, will showcase a wide range of products from abaca handicrafts, handmade metal works, Barong Tagalog (national suit), religious objects, textiles and shirts to home decors souvenir items, snacks and other Filipino merchandise.  

Today only, at the Singapore Art Museum. Free admission

 

Uncanny Sounds

Join vocalist Juliet Pang and guitarist Clarence Yeo of Uncanny Sounds as they reveal their musical journey together in evenings of jazz standards, contemporary numbers as well as originals re-translated for some intimate fun.

Today only, at the Esplanade Concourse. Free