Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (19-21 Feb 2016)

By inSing EditorEvents - 17 February 2016 12:00 PM | Updated 1:32 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (19-21 Feb 2016)

Marvel at the awesome aeriel acrobatics display at this year's Singapore Airshow

The fifth edition of the Singapore Air Show takes you up-close with some of the newest aircraft ever built. Look out for the very popular aerial flying displays by teams from Singapore, South Korea and the US.

Head to SCAPE to celebrate Welsh emo-rock legends Funeral For a Friend’s final concert as they officially call it quits.  The Last Chance to Dance Tour will see them performing their greatest hits from debut album, 2003’s ‘Casually Dressed & Deep In Conversation’ to 2005’s ‘Hours’ and seventh studio album ‘Chapter And Verse’.

With the theme ‘Lights of Legacy, Brighter Singapore’, this year’s Chingay Parade features dragon dances and aerial acts by local and international performance troupes, 11 floats and more than 8,000 sky lanterns.

Combining puppetry, music and physical theatre, I Theatre's ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ is an interactive take on Aesop’s classic tale about a boy whose lies finally got the better of him.

Three Billy Goats Gruff

One more for the kids. Staged in Mandarin by the Singapore Repertory Theatre, the play The Three Billy Goats Gruff tells the story of three billy goats fighting a troll in a bid to beat the drought plaguing their home. 

Swedish techno DJ Christian Smithheadlines Kyo this Saturday. Smith’s set is a cauldron of grooves, spanning from the now sound of minimal, through funky tech house electro, and pulsating techno. 

Mosey down to Tree Lizard (from 5pm | #B1-01, Blk 25 Dempsey Rd | $30) at Dempsey this Saturday for Lion City Burn. This Burning Man-style event includes DJ sets from the likes of Joshen and Dr Foo, pyrotechnic performances, art installations and an outdoor cinema.

'Cherry Pop' | Jahan

Step into the mind of an artist as contemporary Singapore artist Jahan Loh sets up a pop-up studio and solo art exhibition in ION Art Gallery. B-Side and Rarities is a pop-up studio conceived as a “behind-the-scenes” concept that lifts the artist’s working space to the Ion Art Gallery. See works such as the ‘Cherry Pop’ series. 

The annual festival of Chinese theatre, music and dance returns this week with more offerings such as Cantonese version of the Tony and Laurence Olivier award-winning dark comedy God Of Carnage starring Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong, and Singapore Chinese Orchestra's reinterpretation of four seminal Chinese literary works through music. 

If you love your music in analog format, don’t miss vinyl fair Analog Assembly (20 Feb | 2-11.30pm) at The Projector this Saturday. Dig for musical gems from the collections curated by established local vinyl dealers and record labels, such as For The Record, Straits Records, Vinylicious Records, Kitchen Label, Ujikaji Records, and 4IB Records. There are also musical performances by the likes of DJ Koflow and Sean Lam, the lead singer of Hanging Up The Moon.

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