Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (30 Oct -1 Nov)

By inSing EditorEvents - 28 October 2015 3:50 PM | Updated 3:51 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (30 Oct -1 Nov)

Celebrate all things Peranakan this weekend with the staging of Udang Sebalek Batu, a love story of Daisy and Jeff, childhood-friends-turned-lovers who experience trouble in paradise when Jeff goes to study in England and Daisy’s stepmother attempts to matchmake her with an eligible bachelor. Stars Audrey Tan and Eugene Tan.

If you love indie-rock, literature and cool atmospherics, don’t miss ‘Island of Dreams’ (30 Oct | 8pm | Victoria Theatre | $20 from Sistic). A highlight of this year’s Singapore Writers Festival, this double-bill concert by instrumental rock bands In Each Hand A Cutlass and I Am David Sparkle will see the bands playing compositions from their new albums as well as the festival’s theme song ‘The Paper, The Pen And A World Began’.

Legendary author Haruki Murakami macabre taleKafka on the Shore’ is brought to the stage by theatre icon Yukio Ninagawa and stars Japanese Academy Award-winner Rie Miyazawa.

Singapore Cricket Club’s iconic International Rugby 7sreturns to the Padang this weekend with a record 24 teams from 11 countries looking to duke it out on the grass for the coveted Ablitt Cup. Show your support to some of the best in 7s rugby including the likes of the Borneo Eagles, NS Silverbacks, Sri Lanka, Swedish Vikings and of course Singapore.

'Picking Up The Pieces' - Paloma Faith

Brit Award-winner and judge of The Voice UK Paloma Faithwill be performing at MasterCard Theatres this Friday as part of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore. The retro-soul diva is known for her quirky style as well as hit songs ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’ and ‘Picking Up The Pieces’.

Hermes' 'Leather Forever'

Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic ‘Treasure Island’ family-family reinvention by SRT’s The Little Company. This production boasts a stellar cast including Tan Shou Chen and Dwayne Lau.

Fans of leather, luxury and all things Hermes will relish checking out the French label’s ‘Leather Forever’ (through 13 Dec) exhibition at the ArtScience Museum. The show features work from the past and present, including some from its latest collections, all crafted with the finest leather. Also, don’t miss its accompanying pop-up show Little Room of Wonders, out the Asian Civilisations Museum which displays more than 100 objects from the invitation-only private museum of Emile Hermes (the grandson of its founder Thierry Hermes).

Relive the ‘90s! One of the highest grossing films of all time, supernatural hit Ghostgets reincarnated as a multi-award-nominated musical complete with cool effects to represent the titular spirit protagonist.

Trace the journey of human evolution through a mix of mythology and science, Cirque du Soleil’s latest visual feast, ‘Totem’ has it all — from the exquisite costumes and stunning set to the phenomenal live band and impressive precision of its acrobatic feats.

Premiering to rave reviews in Tokyo, ‘Seedis directed by Young Artist Award recipient Chong Tze Chien from The Finger Players. Featuring Japanese and Vietnamese actors, the play revolves around the food and its relationship with love, life and death.

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