Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (8-10 Nov)

By Anjali RaguramanEvents - 08 November 2013 12:00 AM | Updated 2:19 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (8-10 Nov)

Keep it classy this weekend, with the smooth stylings of international DJs like Gilles Peterson (UK) and Tama Sumo (Germany), or keep it quirky at the Anime Festival Festival Asia. It also marks the start of the second play in the series of ‘3 Titans of Theatre’. Read on for more details. 

World-famous DJ and tastemaker Gilles Peterson drops by Zouk tonight, alongside Mixmag Allstars, supported by resident DJ Jeremy Boon.

Gilles Peterson invites you into his world as he joins the musical dots of soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

Up for a pop-up warehouse rave? Super 0 Season returns for four weekends in November, starting this weekend. DJs Ryan Elliott and Tama Sumo from renowned Berlin club night 'Ostgut Ton Nacht' feature in the first week’s installment.

Kickdrum, bassline, hi-hat, Ryan Elliott-style:

Japanese pop-culture fans, you’re in luck. Anime Festival Asia (AFA) 2013 returns for the fifth year. From 8-10 November, Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre will be taken over by cosplay lovers, street food, Japanese fashion and an Akiba Town retail experience, with merchandise direct from Japan.


A multi-national lineup of celebrity cosplayers will be making appearances, including Ying Tze (Malaysia), Onnies (Thailand) and KANAME ☆ (Japan).

You won’t have to fly halfway across the world to watch a play by master director Yukio Ningawa. As part of the ‘3 Titans of Theatre’ series, ‘Musashi’ is the story of two bloodthirsty Japanese warriors.  Playing for two nights only at the Esplanade.  

The U Factory is a three-month long, multii pop-up collaboration featuring vendors from the fields of music, art, food, design and culture. 

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'Frames' by Shigeki Fujishiro

In November, savour coffee from Maison Ikkoku, feast on the ramen burger by The Travelling Cow, or down a couple of Eastern craft beers by Preparazzi. There's also a pop-up store by Monocle. There'll also be exhibitions on show, incluging a kinetic art installation by Japanese artist Shigeki Fujishiro. 

Now open at Gillman Barracks. More details at https://theufactory.com/

The Singapore Writer's Festival continues this weekend. Mohsin Hamid, the author of 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', will be in town this Saturday for a dialogue after the screening of the Mira Nair film of the same name, starring Riz Ahmed and Liev Schreiber. 

For more ideas on more things to do this weekend, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend and see you back here next week.