Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (27-29 May 2016)

By inSing EditorEvents - 25 May 2016 6:42 PM | Updated 11:34 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (27-29 May 2016)

Swedish DJ duoDimitri Vangelis and Wyman will drop heart-pumping EDM beats like it’s hot this Friday at Zouk.

Singapore’s grand old dame of nightlife Zouk turns 25th this weekend and it’s throwing a big party to celebrate its Silver Jubilee. On the line-up are some of Zouk’s DJs past and present including the likes of Brendon P, Aldrin and Andrew Chow.

The DBS Marina Regatta this weekend with a bigger urban beach lineup and more fun for all ages.

Players Theatre continues their tradition of presenting page-to-stage productions of Roald Dahl classics. This time, they’re bringing ‘The Witches’ to life (through 29 May | Ulu Pandan CC Theatrette | $27-32 from Sistic).

The story of the legendary fourth-century Buddhist scholar and translator Kumarajivacomes to Singapore’s Victoria Theatre this weekend through a collaboration between the theatre company Toy Factory and the Foo Hai Ch’an monastery. Director by Goh Boon Teck, the play stars Timothy wan, Audrey Luo, Jodi Chan and Tay Kong Hui.

Discover the evolution of Singapore art at National Gallery’s Siapa Nama Kamu exhibition. 

Marvel at over 100 years of history of French jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpelsexhibition at the ArtScience Museum. The exhibition showcases over 400 pieces from the Van Cleef & Arpels' archives, plus pieces on loan from private collectors around the world. 

The good people at Potato Head Folk is throwing a street carnival this weekend at Keong Saik Road (28 May | noon-10.30pm).  Keong Saik Carnival features a bazaar with vendors stocking popular street fashion labels, designer goods and collectables. You can also expect to find food and drinks from the eateries along the street, art installations and cultural activities.

We know it as the popular raucous live performances happening during the Hungry Ghost Festival, but getai is getting an extravagant boost at RWS with Ge Tai – The MusicalStarring local getai celebs like Desmond Ng and Hao Hao as well as international stars such as Sakura Teng and Zhuan Xue Zhong, the show features an original tale of a dreamer-turned-diva. 

There are no corn dogs or boardwalks here, but Singapore’s very own Coney Island is all about nature. The island, off Punggol Waterway, is now opened to the public and nature lovers can visit the island park to do a spot of bird-watching, cycling or try to spot the now-famous Coney Island bull.

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