Weekend Guide

Put your best foot forward this weekend

By Zaki JufriEvents - 21 March 2012 1:49 PM | Updated 2:21 PM

Put your best foot forward this weekend

It’s time to get your butts off that couch and kick-start your exercise regime this week with health club operator Fitness First, who is hosting International Fitness Week(through 25 March) and opening its clubs to the public for one week. All 11 Fitness First Clubs are hosting special classes as well, from dance and martial arts to yoga. Participate in exclusive workout sessions with BOSU Master Trainer Douglas Brooks, one of the world's top trainers, and take part in events such as Mega Fitness Challenge Day. 

Taiwanese singer-songwriter Sky Wu will be throwing a concert at the MAX Pavilion this Saturday. Come rock out to hits like Share” (分享), “Pianist of Love” (爱的钢琴手).

Don’t miss The Boys from Syracuse (through 24 March, LASALLE College of the Arts; $25). Adapted from Shakespeare's play, The Comedy of Errors, this hilarious comedy tells of a case of mistaken identity, revolving around a pair of twins separated in a shipwreck as children. This production by the LASALLE College of the Arts features the talents and skills of students from the Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre and Performance Diploma courses. 

Be treated to a visual feast this weekend and head down to Marina Promontory to check out iLight Marina Bay 2012 which features a series of 30 genre-bending lights shows. Read more about it here.

Multi-disciplinary collective Syndicate are back with their sonic shenanigans this weekend as they team up with The Substation to present the Syndicate Subsessions. Syndicate visual artists Brandon Tay and Rafi Dean collaborate with producer Gema and electronica outfit Muon for a night of mind-bending aural-visual madness.

Hop on down to The White Rabbit for another edition of the The Flux Take-Out Show where resident artist Mriz Sidah lets you take a look into the world of the studio and its processes. You’ll get to interact with the art works, the art-making process as well as the artists in this interactive exhibition.

  Beatbox (PBR Streetgang Remix) by Crazy P

The afterwards (also at The White Rabbit), Brit jock Crazy P gets behind the decks to drop some funk, disco and soul wax on the dancefloor alongside residents DJs KFC and Has.

Over at Velvet Underground, Berlin minimal tech stalwart Henrik Schwarz holds court to tackle jazz, techno and house on the turntables.

Before the authorities take this little gen away, why not head down to Wessex Village to check out probably it’s final ArtWalk. Take a tour around the Wessex Estate and visit artists residing in the area including Praema Raghavan-Gilbert, Laila Azra and Lee Gilbert in this open studio event as they share about their latest works.

For more ideas on more things to do this weekend, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend everyone and see you back here next week.