Weekend Guide

This Weekend: Safra AVventura, Design Literacy Forum

By Ninart LuiEvents - 21 January 2010 7:25 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

This Weekend: Safra AVventura, Design Literacy Forum

Friday, 22 January


Ramayana Revisited: A Tale of Love & Adventure

The exhibition is about the universal and timeless popularity of the Ramayana epic and its narration in visual, performing and literary arts of South and Southeast Asia. The story is told through shadow puppets, paintings on paper and cloth, and photographs of ancient monuments representing the epic from South and Southeast Asia.

Until August 22, at the Peranakan Museum.


Chus & Ceballos (Spain)

In the words of the legendary Danny Tenaglia, "Thank God for Chus & Ceballos!" Famous for their trademark Iberican sound, a delicious blend of hypnotising, warm, inviting tribal soundscapes laced with a brilliant use of modern Tech elements, Chus & Ceballos have figured out a winning formula that draws in the crowds.

Today only, at Zouk. 


Schumann Symphony Spectacular: Buried Treasure

Led by Gerard Schwarz and lead violinist Yossif Ivanov, the SSO performs some of Shostakovich Schumann’s most beloved classics – the Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (39’); and the Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 ‘Rhenish’ (32’). Today only, at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Tickets from $11 to $75.

               Gerard Schwarz                                        Yossif Ivanov

Saturday, 23 January


Design Literacy Forum 

An inaugural event to kick of the week-long Design Society Conference, led by esteemed local designers and educators such as Theseus Chan, Lim Sau Hoong, Kelley Cheng and :phunk  studio to discuss the topic of Design Literacy and its importance for shaping the growth of Design in Singapore.

Today only at the National Library. Tickets at $25 for members and $50 for general public.


Australia Day Celebrations

With what is fast becoming a Boomarang tradition, this Aussie bistro and bar will be putting on the ever-popular Barefoot Bowls tournament for a fourth time in celebration of Australia Day.

Today only, at Boomarang Bistro & Bar, Robertson Quay. Free.

Super Band 2010 World Tour

Since March 2009, Super Band has toured more than 30 cities around the World with a record breaking of more than a million audiences within a short 180 days. Don’t miss the fantastic four-some who are back to perform together for the last time with a brand new program line-up.

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

Sunday, 24 January


Safra AVventura

The SAFRA AVventura is an adventure race consisting of multiple disciplines ranging from trail biking, running, kayaking, rope ascend, abseiling, navigation and mystery tests all rolled into one exhilarating race to fully challenge those with a passion for adventure.  

Today only, at Safra Yishun Country Club. For more information please visit www.safra.sg.


The Killers

Be prepared for the Vegas action-packed blockbuster to hit the silver stage and reel out a set chock full of hits, including the likes of Human and Spaceman, Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me, When You Were Young and Bones.  

Today only, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tickets from $88 to $168.


Update 22/1/10: This event has been cancelled. Read all about it here.

Sexy Magic/ Urban Illusions

In their most mind boggling feat yet, J C Sum & ‘Magic Babe’ Ning will attempt to predict in advance the winning numbers of Singapore's most well-known weekly lottery - 4D draw. The entire stunt will take place over a week.

Until 30 Jan, at the St James Power Station Main Entrance.

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