Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (27-29 November 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 25 November 2015 3:11 PM | Updated 3:46 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (27-29 November 2015)

The long-awaited National Gallery Singapore finally opens its doors to the public on 24 November 2015. With celebration plans through till 6 December, members of the public can also visit the museum’s galleries for free, and take part in the talks, screenings and performances. Singaporeans and permanent residents will continue to enjoy free admission to the museum while foreigners pay $20 each for entry from 7 December. Here's what to expect.

Funnyman Fakkah Fuzz takes over Refuge this Friday for a comedy night out of epic proportions. Get your dose of laughter with the man as he brings with him two other comedians, and not to mention a performance by the Mediocre Haircut Crew.

Here’s one for the young ones. Step into a world of adventure as the stories of Hanuman come alive through narration, sketches, dance and music inHanuman - The tale behind the name

German house hero Steve Bug makes his way to Kyo this weekend to dish out groovy house and techno.

The popularSingapore International Film Festival returns this week with more than 140 films on the lineup including Eric Khoo’s much awaited ‘In The Room’, Lee Chung’s horror-comedy ‘The Laundryman’ and ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ with Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons. Check out our interview with the filmmakers of the festival's opening film, 'Panay'.

Don’t miss Neon Lights, a two-day arts and music festival where you'll be treated to one of the most eclectic line-ups to ever hit our shores. Featuring the likes of CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers, Daughter, , Nouvelle Vague, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Mr Scruff, Sun Kil Moon, Hanging Up the Moon Ratatat, Rachael Yamagata and more.

Find your favourite place in Singapore at the SG Heart Map Festival at The Float@ Marina Bay this weekend. There can enjoy artworks inspired by the stories of Singaporeans, crafted by seven local artists using prose, poetry, film, sketches, photographs, audio installations, illustrations and animations.

For this year’s year-end pantomime, Wild Rice puts a familiar spin to The Emperor's New Clothes. The show is about a vain leader who neglects his citizens to put up an extravagant National Dress Parade. Directed by Pam Oei, the show stars Lim Kay Siu and Benjamin Kheng.

It’s almost the season to be jolly, so get in the festive spirit this weekend with Asylum Theatre’s Holiday in my Head. This production features a collection of 10-minute plays featuring quirky Christmas elves, clowns, talking tableware and, of course, a visit from Santa. 


Take a journey behind the scenes of the biggest scientific experiment in the world at ColliderBlending science and theatre, the award-winning exhibition will bring visitors on a journey of scientific discovery via a tunnel-like design which replicates the European Organisation for Nuclear Research's (CERN) underground facility. 

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