Weekends are for shopping like it’s hot, epic parties, adopting puppies and art lovin’
Art: When visual penfriends Lucy Liu and Shubigi Rao create
Bet you didn’t know that badass from Ally McBeal and Charlie’s Angels is also a visual artist. Hollywood actor Lucy Liu and her visual penfriend, Singaporean artist Shubigi Rao will present their creations for the first time at the National Museum of Singapore. Part of Singapore Art Week 2019, Liu’s installation Lost and Found and Rao’s Pulp (Volumes 1 and 2) aim to give new meaning and peculiar characteristics to seemingly ordinary objects.
Unhomed Belongings by Lucy Liu and Shubigi Rao, National Museum of Singapore 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Party: Rave like the French
Friday, 11 Jan
For one night only, let’s pretend we’re dancing away in an underground Parisian club. Dropping in at the rather new vinyl appreciation bar White Label Records on Ann Siang Hill, are veterans DJs Ness and Coshmar. It’s gonna be mad!
SGCR Session ft. DJ Ness & Coshmar (Star Wax, France), 28 Ann Siang Rd, #01-01, Singapore 069708
Pets: Bring home a puppy
Sunday, 13 Jan
Paws up, pet lovers! Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD)’s first doggo adoption drive for the year is this weekend and there are several cute and cuddly dogs waiting for a forever home. Yes, there will be puppies – 15 of them ages two to six months! If you’ve always dreamt of being a pet parent, find your new love here.
SOSD Adoption Drive, JCube, No. 2, Jurong East Central 1, #03-07/19, Jurong East, Singapore 609731
Party: Flavour your Friday night
Friday, 11 Jan
Here’s a new weekly thing to do – Get your TGIF face going at Canvas Club’s Sauce: January 2019 Edition. Expect a night of revelry – we hear things are slotted to get saucy on the dancefloors with the sickest hip hop beats, fuelled by the signature Dirty Fellow shots and happy hour drinks.
Sauce: January 2019 Edition, 20 Upper Circular Rd, #B1-01/06 The Riverwalk, Singapore 058416
Shopping: We’re seeing red!
Who doesn’t love a good Keepers haul? Back again at the National Design Centre, the Keepers Red Letter Sale includes brands like Weekend Sundries, anothersole, Artisan of Sense, Frank Skincare, Butterknife Folk and all our other faves. And if discounts of up to 80% off don’t get you all riled up, you’re one strong cookie (who’s gonna miss out).
Keepers Red Letter Sale 2019, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Party: Eatmepoptart weekends be like…
Oh, it’s another fun Eatmepoptart thing that we’ve can’t miss. After their smashing boat birthday party, Eatmepoptart has joined forces with Eatbox for a weekend of the delicious music by local bands and DJs for compulsory boogie-ing. Familiar names like KiDG and weelikeme will join the lineup alongside the up-and-coming acts like Houg for sizzling shindig.
Eatmepoptart X Eatbox presents: Bacon Beats, 11 – 13 Jan, Downtown East D’marquee, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Downtown East, Singapore 519599
Shopping: Feel-good weekends be like…
Hop over to catch several local and international wellness brands at the Well + Good Market and stock up on fee good eats and treats. If fitness and wellness are up high on your list of ‘things to do’, this market is your step one to owning your health.
Well + Good Market, 12 – 13 Jan, Urban Park @ Tanjong Pagar Centre, 1 Wallich Street, Singapore 078881
Shopping: Geddit at the market
12 – 13 Jan
The Redbox opposite *Scape is hosting a pop-up market where you can score lovely statement earrings and stylish outfits by Shopwithbasic and Wardrobe of Joy. Oh and be sure to catch performances by local talents like State of Resonance, Bear The Remedy, Limerence and Disband.
Geddit! pop-up market, The Redbox, Somerset, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165
Art: Make like a minimalist
You’ve heard the buzz – Minimalism: Space. Light. Object is one of the most talked-about art exhibitions in town and you’ve gotta experience it pronto. Held across two locations – National Gallery and ArtScience Museum – catch 150 artworks based on the popular philosophy of minimalism (duh). It’ll change you for the better…
Minimalism: Space. Light. Object, till 14 April 2019, two locations, National Gallery Singapore and ArtScience Museum, Singapore
Film: Movies from the Middle East
Well, the Middle East is in the news, more often than always, for the wrong reasons. For a change, catch some amazing award-winning movies from this region that are bound to intrigue, amuse and provoke you.
Middle East Film Festival 2019, Golden Village Vivocity 1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-30 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
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