Weekend Warrior: June 8-10

Tiger’s street food pop-up before the main festival. Photo: Tiger Beer/Facebook

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.


Friday, June 8

Anothersole pop-up

Local online shoe brand Anothersole is hosting its first pop-up store in Tiong Bahru for the next two months, so head over if you’d like to find out more about the brand and try on its leather goods. The social enterprise business also commits 10 percent of its revenue towards helping to feed underprivileged children in the region.

Until Aug, daily 11am-8pm at 59 Eng Hoon St. 

BooksActually’s 24 Hour Bookstore

Bring your own pillow to BooksActually’s event, with readings and the book launch of Modern Myths by Clara Chow on the programme. The bookstore will also be selling $50 miniature BooksActually bricks to help them secure a permanent space.

7pm-late at BookActually. Free. 

Deciphering Foods: You Are What You Eat

The inaugural exhibition of Hatch Art Project features works by emerging artists from the region in relation to how food influences our body and mind, and also presents itself as a status symbol.

Until Aug 3; Mon-Fri 10:30am-7pm, Sat noon-4pm at Hatch Art Project. 

Festival de Prosciutto di Parma

The cheese-centric restaurant is celebrating prosciutto di Parma by spotlighting the ingredient in dishes like gnocco fritto, homemade tagliolini, and green asparagus risotto. It’s going on for both lunch and dinner.

Until June 12 at Latteria Mozzarella Bar. 

Mexican Film Fest

Covering films from Mexico, the festival will screen titles such as Between Us, Beauties of the Night, No Dress Code Required, April’s Daughter, Abel, You’re Killing Me Susana, and Hilda.

Until June 10 at The Projector. $11.50-$13.50.

SAM Late Nights

Poetry readings, artwork discussions, music performances, and free entry to the museum’s exhibitions every second Friday of the month.

Every second Friday of the month at SAM at 8Q. Free entry for all from 6pm. 

Scents of Asia: Artistic Potpourri

This art exhibition highlights potpourri, a scented blend of spices and dried flowers, with works by ten artists using various mediums and metaphors to discuss Asian history and identity.

Until Sept 9 at Intersections. 

The Little Prince: Behind the Story

If The Little Prince is one of your favorite books, you may wanna check out this exhibition, which showcases personal items and hand-drawn illustrations of the author, as well as stamps and philatelic materials issued by postal authorities on the novel and the author.

Until Mar 17, 2019; daily 10am-7pm at Singapore Philatelic Museum. Free for Singaporeans and PRs; otherwise adults $8, children $6. 

The World of GrabRewards

Seems like Grab is tryna go all out to gain the love of users, with its carnival in Orchard hosting games like bowling and balloon darts — all played with GrabRewards points (that are probably expiring soon).

Until June 17; daily 11am-9:30pm at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. 

Tiger Street Food Festival

It’s a mix of hawker food, Tiger beer, music performances, and a good cause at this street food fest by Singaporean beer company Tiger, with local businesses like Botak Delicacy, Tasty Street – Our Little Red Dot, Fishboss, Ah Lock Tofu, Prawn Village, Ah Tan Wings, and Snuggrubs setting up stalls at the event, with dishes going for $2 each. Homegrown acoustic outfit The Hashtags will provide the R&B melodies, while proceeds from the event will fund more opportunities to support hawker culture.

5pm-10:30pm at Tan Quee Lan St. Free. 

Veruca Sour & Lucy Lovegun

Two performers from Australia’s SugarBlue Burlesque — Veruca Sour and Lucy Lovegun — will be in town over the weekend at Lulu’s Lounge. And if you swing by around 9:30pm on Friday, you can catch local band The Steve McQueens and their brand of jazz, soul, and funk, followed by Tim Stocker & The Pocket Watchers on Saturday.

Until June 9; 7pm-late at Lulu’s Lounge. 

 

Saturday, June 9

A Splash of Gold

Coinciding with the annual Moët and Chandon Grand Day, this Endless Summer party features Brazilian producer Marcos Carnaval, as well as cocktails at $10 and champagne for $22 per glass.

2pm-8pm at WET, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. Free. 

Garage Sale at Atypicalfilms

Get clothes, furniture, knick knacks, and other fun stuff at low prices at this garage sale held over two weekends.

June 9-10 & June 16-17, 11am-6pm at Atypicalfilms’ studio.

Got to Move pop-up

The dance fest pops up for a day at Tampines with performances, dance duets, a dance costume fashion parade, and more.

10am-4:30pm at Our Tampines Hub, Festive Plaza. Free.

Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes

Walk through a decade of superhero flicks at Marvel Studios’ tenth anniversary exhibition, featuring iconic characters such as Black Panther, Thor, Doctor Strange, Iron Man, Captain America, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the rest of the Avengers.

Until Sept 30 at ArtScience Museum. Residents $16, foreigners $19.

Sentosa Cove Designer Collective pop-up fair

This new pop-up spotlights 30 vendors selling everything from fashion and art to home decor and wellness.

10am-4pm at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. Free.

The Fever!

Party to the beats of old school hip hop, R&B, and reggae from greats like Jay-Z, Salt n Pepa, Drake, 50 Cent, Dr Dre, A$AP Rocky, and Kendrick Lamar, tossed in with the occasional retro party tune and Top 40s hits.

9pm-late at Blu Jaz Cafe. Free for ladies before 11pm, for men before 10pm; $10 otherwise.

The Guild’s Grand Opening Party

Complimentary small bites and drinks for those who RSVP to this new restaurant/bar’s opening, to be one of the first few to check it out.

5pm-8pm at 55 Keong Saik Rd. 

 

Sunday, June 10

Little Havana Fiesta

Esquina’s annual alley fiesta returns with the usual line-up of food, booze, and music, with classic rum cocktails and Cuban-style bites like lechon asado (roasted suckling pig) and more. All food and drinks will be charged at $10 nett, and you can opt to throw on colorful togs to get in theme.

3pm-10pm at Esquina. 

SOSD Adoption Drive

Take home and care for a furry, four-legged friend at this adoption drive by animal welfare organization SOSD Singapore.

1pm-5pm at The Summerhouse. 

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