Weekend Warrior: July 14-16

A DJ spinning at a block party by Lime House. Photo: Lime House/Facebook

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.


Friday, July 14

100 Festival

Chill out to the tune of local music over the next couple of weekends at the former Bedok Town Secondary School, where bands, singer/songwriters and DJ/producers like The Analog Girl, Cockpit, Test The Divide and In Each Hand A Cutlass will perform on stages at the school hall and library.

Every weekend until Jul 30; 3pm-10pm at the former Bedok Town Secondary School. Free. 

Baybeats

This year’s edition of the alt music fest features more than 20 local and regional bands performing everything from dream pop and punk to folk and blues by the waterfront. Names on the line-up include This is Atlantis, Faux Pas, sub:shaman, Obedient Wives Club, and Rag n’ Bone.

Until Jul 16; various times at various locations at The Esplanade. Free.

Cirque Du Soleil: KOOZA

Be awed by the body-bending acrobatic performance that features a cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, and actors from 19 countries across the globe.

Until Aug 20; various timings at Under the Big Top Tent, Bayfront Ave. $61.50-$318.

Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish

Sing along to your favorite classic Disney tunes as the stories of Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and The Lion King come to life through music and film footage.

Until Jul 15; Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm at Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. $65-$165.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017

Comedians like Pajama Men, Nath Valvo, Susie Youssef, Daniel Connell and Penny Greenhalgh bring the LOLs to this fest with slapstick shenanigans, stand-up jokes and all-around silliness.

Until Jul 15; 8pm at KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT. $59-$69.

STREAT

Part of the Singapore Food Festival, this year’s edition sees Michelin-starred chef Malcolm Lee of Peranakan restaurant Candlenut joining forces with Mod-Sin chef Willin Low to create a menu for a pop-up restaurant. Also look out for nine stalls helmed by the likes of New Ubin Seafood, Whampoa Prawn Noodle and more.

Until Jul 15; 5pm-10.30pm at Clifford Square. 

 

Saturday, July 15

Bastille Day — French Party

Throw on your best striped threads for an evening of galettes, crepes, cider, and glasses of bubbly.

6pm-late at Ô Comptoir. 

Eyes To The Front

The pool party series returns with a new BBQ menu, free flow booze (for a price), and beats by the likes of Lindo Martinez, Keith August and Kevin Zane.

2pm-11pm at HI-SO, SO Sofitel Singapore. Before 4pm: $10, includes one drink. After 4pm: $10. 

Hari Raya Open House

Loads to do at the Malay Heritage Centre’s open house — activities include a bazaar with local crafts and live band gigs, an exhibition with stories from the community, craft sessions, an interactive tour, and dance performances.

10am-10pm at Malay Heritage Centre. Free.

PRINT/PRINT

Get hands-on at a free screen print workshop and check out vendors like BooksActually, Indie Mamashop, SatsumaOrange, The Brave Assembly, and Muffinsaurs.

Until Jul 16; 11am-7pm at K+ Scotts Sq. Free.

Rasa Fiesta Singapura Block Party

Cheers to another block party at the Keong Saik Road area — this time, it’s a rum fiesta with cocktails, tacos, beer pong, limbo games and dance parties.

3pm-late at Jiak Chuan Rd. Free.

The Social Fairground

This throwback to the good old school sports day involves an obstacle course, a human library, a charity car wash and carnival booths curated by The Local People Art Market. All event proceeds go to the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN).

11am-9pm at 25F Paterson Rd. $12. 

Volkswagen Food Fest

Nosh on dishes like laksa, chicken rice balls, kaya butter toast and rainbow bread ice cream at this family-friendly event, which includes all-day movie screenings.

Until Jul 16; 10am-6pm at Volkswagen Centre Singapore. Free.

 

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