Weekend Guide

Things To Do This Weekend

By Shu ChiangEvents - 14 January 2010 9:35 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Things To Do This Weekend








Friday, 15 January


Asia for Animals Conference

Organised by the animal advocacy group ACRES, this event is meant to be a platform to share ideas and solutions for a world without the exploitation of animals. Vegan food will be served. Day passes from $60 to $100, five-day conference pass from $160 to $200.

Until 19 January, at Furama RiverFront Hotel, Havelock Road.


Wedding Collection

The latest in wedding and evening gowns will be showcased at this event presented by the Singapore Photographic Trade Association.

Until 17 January, at the Concourse, Level 3, Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre

SSO 31st Anniversary

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra, led by maestro Lan Shui, and joined by the T’ang Quartet, play the works of Strauss, Sibelius and Benjamin Lees in this anniversary concert. Tickets from $11 to $75.

Friday only, at Esplanade Concert Hall.


Saturday, 16 January


NAFA Open House

A perfect time for interested students and their parents to enter the campus of the Academy. There, they can view the works of NAFA students, interact with lecturers and take a closer look at school facilities. They can also find out more about the school’s diploma and degree programmes, and view exhibitions, classes, art-making demonstrations and listen to career talks. Free.

Until 16 January, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Emperor Shun Zhi

The Chinese Theatre Circle present the tale of an emperor whose reign lasted 18 years in the 17th century. He had a vision of uniting the Manchurians, Hans and Mongolians in China, but faced considerable obstacles. Tickets from $10 to $50.

Last day, at Drama Centre, National Library Building.




Two brothers from Ghent, Belgium, make up 2manydjs, who have apparently mixed some of the most influential cutting-edge dance tracks you’ll have ever heard, such as Dolly Parton's 9-to-5 mixed with Eple, and Kylie Minogue's Can't Get You Out Of My Head dubbed over New Order's Blue Monday.

Saturday only, at Zouk.


Sunday, 17 January


OTO Roadshow

Marvel at the latest body wellness equipment at two roadshows featuring OTO products.

Until 17 January, at VivoCity and Tampines Mall.



Neon Jungle

You can have some coffee and grab a bite at this cosy tcc outlet, which also doubles as a mini art gallery. The works of Brit Jamie Paul makes up Neon Jungle, twelve works on canvas about “empty fantasies and manufactured dreams”.

Until 31 March, at tcc Circular Road.



Last Meals

A series of photographic prints depicting mugshots of convicted killers and their selected last meals before execution. Every prisoner waiting to be executed is granted a last meal, which is usually limited to a sum of US$20. Free. Presented as part of the Singapore Fringe Festival.

Until 24 January, at Esplanade Tunnel.