Weekend Guide

The Queen of Cantopop is Back and More, This Weekend

By ninartEvents - 01 April 2010 9:00 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

The Queen of Cantopop is Back and More, This Weekend

We bring you the top 5 must-catch events happening after hours this weekend. Miss them at your own peril!


1. Sammi Cheng Love Mi Concert

In her brand new  tour, the chameleon of Cantopop Sammi lives up to her reputation of being the ever-transforming Cantopop queen with her extensive costume changes. Expect lots of specially-customised outfits and effects for this tour and plenty of such as ‘Chotto Matte’, ‘值得’ (Zhi De), ‘不拖不欠’ (Bu Tuo Bu Qian), ‘唯独你不可取替’ (Wei Du Ni Bu Ke Qu Ti), ‘叮噹’ (Ding Dang) and more.

Friday only, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tickets from $88 to $178.

2.The Tempest

The Bridge Project is a partnership between Sam Mendes, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and the Old Vic in London run by Kevin Spacey (Academy Award winner for The Usual Suspects and American Beauty) and starring Ethan Hawke (Gattaca, Great Expectations). In this celebrated classic, widely considered to be Shakespeare’s final play, Mendes and company explore outcasts, power, and magical lands.

Until April 10, at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $50 to $255.

3. To Here Knows When – A Shoegaze Weekend

On The Waterfront brings its audience through an explorative journey into the alternative rock genre of shoegaze. The Good Friday weekend will be awash with an array of sounds; long, droning riffs; waves of distortion; and cascades of feedback.

Until Sunday, at the Esplanade Waterfront. Free admission.

4. Swimming Upstream Screening

Based on the true story of Anthony Fingelton, a youth from Brisbane, who overcomes family dysfunction to become a world-class athlete, Mulcahy's drama centres on young Tony (Jesse Spencer) and his relationship with his distant father, Harold (Geoffrey Rush), and the dedication it takes to win his respect, and realise his own self-worth in the process.

Sunday only, at GV Grand. Tickets at $10.

5.  Theo Crocker Concert

It runs in the family, as they say, with Theo Crocker being the grandson of jazz trumpet legend Doc Cheatham

Don’t miss the trumpet virtuoso who, at twenty-four years old has been a trumpeter and composer since he first picked up the horn at eleven. His pursuit of music is based on individuality, personality, and integrity, where an artist transcends tradition and creates his own voice.

Until Saturday, at Southbridge Jazz @ 7atenine. $25 per person (inclusive of 1 drink).


For more events on after hours this weekend, go here.