What to Do in Singapore

Things To Do This Week

By Shu ChiangEvents - 04 January 2010 3:22 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Things To Do This Week



Monday, 4 January

Science of Sound

There are more than 850 science exhibits spread over 11,500 square meters at the Science Centre. Their latest is this exploration of how sound plays a role in our lives. Sounds like a good time?

Until 30 June, Science Centre.


First Take

The Substation’s regular showcase of new, up-and-coming filmmakers and their works. Happens every first Monday of the month. Free admission, donations welcomed.

Ongoing, The Substation Theatre.

Singapore Chinese Drama

With original materials dating back to the 1950s, this exhibition highlights how Chinese theatre groups have played a significant role in the development of the performing arts in Singapore. At the Level 9 Promenade, free of charge.

Until 26 January, at National Library Building.


Tuesday, 5 January



The Egawa Donation

A collection of European ceramics donated by Mr and Mrs Toshio Egawa. Selection reflects Japanese and Chinese influence on ceramics produced in Europe during the 18th century. At the Shaw Foundation Foyer, free admission.

Until 30 May, at Asian Civilisations Museum.  



Body Show

Get the inside story, so to speak, at this exhibition that features stunning specimens of the human body preserved via a process known as plastination. Tickets from $16 to $62.

Until 22 February, Clarke Quay. 



Touki Bouki

First released in 1973, this film by Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambety is one of the most distinctive films of African cinema. About two young lovers who dream of escaping their dreary existence and settling in Paris. Part of the National Museum’s ongoing World Cinema Series.

Today only, at National Museum of Singapore. 


Wednesday, 6 January

Japan Good Design

Some of the latest award-winning product designs from Japan are on display at the new Japan Creative Centre, located at 4 Nassim Road, just off Tanglin and Orchard roads. This exhibition was produced by renowned industrial designer Toshiyuki Kita. Free Admission.

Until 29 January, at Japan Creative Centre.


Football: Singapore vs Iran

The Lions take on one of the football powerhouses of Asia, Iran, as they continue their quest to qualify for the 2011 Asian Cup finals. Tickets from $3 to $11.

Today only, at National Stadium.

Da Endorphine Live

Billed as one of Thailand’s hottest rock bands, Da Endorphine will perform songs from their latest album at the newly opened Club Atlantis. Located on level four of the textile centre at Jalan Sultan.

Today only, at Club Atlantis, Jalan Sultan.


Thursday, 7 January

The Scale of Justice

A new installation piece by Burmese artist Htein Lin, based on the concept of a prison cell. Continues the artist’s earlier explorations on the constraints of detention. Free admission.

Until 24 January, at Jendela, Esplanade.


Latitudes in Transit

Women artists from Mexico are responsible for the 15 pieces shown here as part of the Women in Arts Festival. The works celebrate diverse expressions of womanhood.

Until 21 January, at The Substation Gallery.



Let Classics Come Alive

With Susana Galván (presenter), Sebastian See-Schierenberg (violin), and Alfredo Oyaguez (piano), this is a performance that promises to charm audiences of all ages. Tickets at $28.


Today only, at Esplanade Recital Studio.


Friday, 9 January


Singapore Tat2 Show

Witness more than 300 tattoo artists “inking away” at this, the second Tat2 show following last year’s inaugural event. Tickets from $22 to $60

Until 10 January, at Singapore Expo.


AKA A Capella

No instruments are required at this a capella concert, the sixth part of a series that has returned eight years after the last edition. Acts include Key Elements, Vocaluptuous, MICappella, TONE, and Jake Moulton, from the acclaimed vocal rock band The House Jacks. Two nights, tickets from $20 to $45.

Until 9 January, at Victoria Theatre.


Sister Bliss

Get ready to party with Israel-born Brit musician and DJ, Sister Bliss, who is also known for being a founding member of the electronica group Faithless.

Today only, at Zouk.