A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.
Friday, Apr 13
Stroll across Jalan Besar to check out wares by local artists, craftsmen, and designers at this market, which also features music by punk rock and indie rock bands, a joget dance, a screening of Wayang Boy, a cabaret performance, an opera on stage, and loads more. Part of the Singapore Heritage Festival.
Until Apr 14; 5pm-10:30pm from Tyrwhitt Road to Horne Road. Free.
This Singapore Dance Theatre production tells the heart-breaking tale of romance and betrayal in the form of a ballet.
Until Apr 15; various timings at Esplanade Theatre. $35-$75.
Shimmy into your most glamorous threads for the club’s birthday celebration, where the first 100 guests to arrive will receive a free glass of prosecco. Expect to see drag queen Becca D’Bus, saxophonist Tim Stocker, and juggler Mickael Bellemene in action.
Until Apr 14; 9pm-late at LuLu’s Lounge. No cover charge, no minimum table spend.
Look out for works from COSH Studios including titles like Final Resting Place, Kungfu Dough, Unstable Foundations, and more at this exhibition, which will highlight behind-the-scenes sketches, originals, and prints. Selected pieces will be up for sale as well, in case something catches your eye.
Until May 13; Tues-Sun noon-8pm at Artblovk Gallery.
The boat show’s eighth edition brings in yachts from around the world for a weekend of live demonstrations, cruises, wellness workshops and more.
Until Apr 15 at One°15 Marina, Sentosa Cove. $50/single day, $75/multi-day.
The third edition of the film fest celebrates the works of Ingmar Bergman, since 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of his birth. From his stable of more than 60 films, the ones on display include Cries and Whispers, Wild Strawberries, Fanny and Alexander, Autumn Sonata, and The Seventh Seal.
Until Apr 15 at The Projector. $11.50-$13.50.
Catch the ending of Marina Bay Sands’ week-long culinary line-up, featuring lunches, dinners, masterclasses, and parties at its 11 signature and celeb chef restaurants.
Until Apr 15 at Marina Bay Sands.
Harkening back to an era when pen and paper reigned, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is hosting a two-part exhibition of 200 award-winning decorative envelopes from the Washington Calligraphers Guild, alongside 150 unusual stamps and philatelic materials.
Until Dec 31; daily 10am-7pm at Singapore Philatelic Museum. Free for Singaporeans and PRs; otherwise adults $8, children $6.
Saturday, Apr 14
Did someone say brunch o’clock? At the Sentosa beach club, you can participate in free yoga, barre, and HIIT classes before you check out the buffet spread of oysters, ceviche, roasted chicken, lamb steak, and bread and butter pudding. Free flow booze will set you back another $35.
11:30am-2pm at Tanjong Beach Club. Adults $98, with an additional $35 for bottomless tipples; children $48.
At what’s been hailed as the world’s first iceberg bar, there’ll be frosty frosés and sangrias ($10 each) for you to cool down from the scorching sun. Since it’s a collab with New Zealand winemaker Matua, there’ll also be wines and cocktails going for $10 each.
2pm-8pm at WET, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. Free.
For a good time (think beats, booze and, er, cheng tng), hit up The Refinery for a cookout featuring hot dogs and beers, with DJs behind the decks to keep things spinning.
6pm-late at The Refinery. Free.