A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.
Friday, Jan 4
Japanese festivities at Liang Court this weekend include a Shishimai performance (which is believed to bring good luck in the year ahead) and workshops where you can make bentos, onigiri card holders, and daruma beads coasters.
Until Jan 6 at Liang Court L1 main atrium.
The Californian rapper-songwriter stops by our shores on his first world tour, backed with tracks from his debut studio album, Light of Mine.
7:30pm-10pm at Esplanade Annex Studio. $60-$70.
Join the party at the official launch of the new Fleek 2.0 as the nightclub moves to Raffles Boulevard, with this two-day opening shindig that includes a 3-hour liquid buffet starting from 8pm.
Until Jan 5; 10pm-late at Fleek. Men $35, ladies $25 for liquid buffet.
Swing by the virtual exhibition before it comes to an end this weekend, and traipse through the glorious Chateau de Versailles in France from your vantage point at Ion Art and Ion Sky.
Until Jan 6; 10am-10pm at Ion Art Gallery. Free.
Take your workout to the dance floor at Tuff Club, where Ulysses steps up the beat for an all-nighter backed by disco and house tunes.
11:30pm-late at Tuff Club. $20.
Saturday, Jan 5
With musical hosts The Gonzo, AK Soul, and Disko Kosmik, this chill party takes you through dance classics and undiscovered tunes for the night.
9pm-late at Intermission Bar, The Projector. Free.
Singapore’s first happiness festival is a mix of experiential learning and play, with a line-up of interactive experiences, workshops, and talks.
Until Jan 6; 10am-5:30pm at National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre. $45.
This SgMuso fundraiser festival takes you through to “the outer limits” with emerging musicians, comeback bands, and a light show with headliners Linying, Caracal, and Sezairi belting out tunes accompanied by 3D installations, projection mapping, and live visuals from LiteWerkz. Profits and donations will go to operational budget and development plans for the local music scene.
3pm-10pm at Scape, The Ground Theatre. $30, with optional additional donation.
The Company Players kick off 2019 with a few rounds of improv games filled with LOLs and good ol’ fun times.
Until Mar 2; 7:30pm-8:30pm at The Improv Company. $10-$15.
Sunday, Jan 6
Take part in a swap with like-minded vintage collectors at this barter market held at Old Habits Café, where retro gems are waiting to be found.
9am-2pm at Old Habits Café.