Preview Guide

Top 5 things to do in May

By Farhan ShafieEvents - 30 April 2012 5:39 PM

Top 5 things to do in May

Put your paws up and get ready to go gaga in May!

May’s creeping in and it’s going to be bustling with activities.

From concerts and plays to fairs and festivals, we give you our choice picks to fill your events calendar.

Have A Laugh: Russell Peters – Notorious 2012 World Tour

Make a date with Russell Peters in May

Fancy yourself an evening of rip roaring fun? Then make a date with global comedy superstar Russell Peters for his Notorious World Tour.

The Indian-Canadian was recently nominated for four Gemini Awards and has been setting record turnouts around the globe for his shows.

With his well-known digs at multiculturalism and stereotypes, you can be guaranteed that Peters has got some new material up his sleeves to unleash on our unsuspecting local audience.

So come on down to the Singapore Indoor Stadium 5 May and let him tickle your funny bones!

For ticketing information, click here.

 

Watch Some Movies: 22nd European Union Film Festival

A state of change: 22nd European Union Film Festival

'Trishna'

One of Singapore’s longest-running film festivals returns with a bang!

The 22nd edition of the European Union Film Festival runs from 11 to 20 May and will feature its biggest line-up yet, with 23 of the most outstanding recent films to have come out of the continent.

Spanning various genres from dramas to documentaries, and featuring the Singapore premieres of United Kingdom’s ‘Trishna, starring Freida Pinto, and the French romantic comedy, ‘Second Chance (La Chance de Ma Vie), there’s a little bit of everything for all you movie lovers out there.

In the meantime, check out our top picks from this year’s selections.

 

Catch A Concert: Lady Gaga / OZ Rocks / Morrissey

Interview with Morrissey: Nobody listens to modern music

Morrissey

With a whole slew of upcoming concerts this May, it’s high time for music fans to go Gaga!

5-time Grammy Award winner, Lady Gagawill be descending on our tiny island for three (yes, 3!) nights of full-fledged concerts at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 28, 29 and 30 May. The Born This Way Ball promises to be a spectacular show so all you Little Monsters, you better not miss it!

If you love your music from Down Under, then be sure to catch OZ Rocks where two of Australia’s most celebrated music icons will be coming together for one night only! Let rock legends James Reyne and Mark Seymour serenade you to hits such as “Holy Grail” and “Reckless” at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sand on May 24th.

Last but not least, cult rock figure and British indie icon, Morrissey is bringing his Greatest Hits Tour to Singapore! The ex-Smiths frontman will be playing a show at Fort Canning Park on 8 May so be sure to catch “one of the most influential artist ever” according to NME. In the meantime, here’s our interview with Morrissey to whet your appetite.

Also on inSing: May gig guide

 

Indulge In Food: Singapore Food Expo 2012

Foodies rejoice! One of the largest scale food events in Singapore makes its return this May.

The Singapore Food Expo has been garnering support from the local F&B players and this year will be no different with more than 100 exhibitors showcasing quality products, ranging from fresh interpretations of familiar products to newly commercialized fare.

Drop by Singapore Expo from 27-31 May and gratify yourself with good food and good value purchases.

 

Enjoy A Musical Evening: A Chorus Line

What better to spend the evening than to catch a musical?

One Broadway’s most beloved and successful hit is dancing its way to The Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 4-27 May.

A Chorus Line tells the story of 17 dancers desperately vying for eight stage roles in a musical and through captivating song, riveting drama and stunning choreography, they reveal their thoughts, dreams and personal human stories.

Winner of nine Tony Awards, including “Best Musical” and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, this stage phenomenon will be making its Asian debut here with an all-new Australian production so don’t miss your chance to catch this piece of musical history.