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TGIF!: Your weekend guide (1-3 May 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 28 April 2015 5:51 PM | Updated 06 May 2015

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (1-3 May 2015)

The outdoor theatre series, 'Shakespeare in the Park', is back with 'The Tempest', opening this week. The cast features one of the finest actors in the UK, Simon Robson, as Prospero, Julie Wee as Miranda, and Tim Wan as Ferdinand.

Maifest 2014 | Photo: APB

Celebrate Germany's spring traditions through song, food and plenty of drinking at Erdinger Maifest, back for its fourth year running on Thursday and Friday. Expect a 5m-high maypole centrepiece set up in the middle of Clarke Quay's Central Fountain area in time for the Labour Day holiday, as tavern maids in traditional costumes serve up a range of Erdinger beers as well as the Erdinger Urweisse, a wheat beer with a spicy aroma, specially brought in for this revelry.

One of the top design centres in Europe has teamed up with the National Design Centre in ‘Barcelona Transgressive Designers: From Art to Designs’, to showcase 21 Catalan designers and their accessories, jewellery, bags, home decor and ceramic work.

Don’t miss renowned music maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Ayaan and Amaan, as they perform mesmerising and soulful strains of the sarod (Indian classical stringed instrument) at the Esplanade on Friday. 

Dr Georgia Lee by Kevin Ou

Singapore personalities Wendy Jacobs, Maia Lee, Claire Jedrek, Dipna Lim Prasad, Yuey Tan and many more are featured in the photography exhibition 'PerfectPair' by footwear label Aldo, opening Thursday. Produced by photographer Kevin Ou and stylist Martin Wong, the photographs narrates the bond between various iconic pairs of personalities, embracing what they hold true in their lives; be it a passion or their muse. Proceeds from sale of photos will go to Action for AIDS.

Tessela Boilerroom DJ set

Electronic music rabble-rouser Tessela will play a special set of abstract house and techno at the next 'NoPartyHere' night at Kyo on Friday. He is supported by Norman C and Jerls. 

Photo: Eddie Sung

Siths and jedis will put a stop to their age-old battle to control the galaxy, in order to celebrate international Star Wars Day this weekend at Suntec City. Playing on the famous line uttered in the space epic, the day provides the chance for die-hard enthusiasts to get into character and celebrate the saga. Celebrate the Forcewill see a two full days of Star Wars madness, complete with lightsabre fighting showcases, cosplayers, a photo exhibition and more. 

READ: A brief history of 'Star Wars'

'Of Mice and Men' trailer

This weekend is your last chance to catch musical 'Beauty and the Beast'.

Or get tickets to watch acclaimed stage productions such as ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘King Lear’ at the Esplanade’s screenings of National Theatre Livefilms, also on this weekend.

In celebration of World Laughter Day this Sunday, Siloso Beach Resort offers you a headstart: morning laughing exercises from 9am. Organised by Live Love Laugh, this gibberish party by the beach requires that you speak no language, only nonsense.

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