All aboard the food coma train! Looks like we’ll be stuffing ourselves silly at all the food events happening this weekend…
What’s on this weekend? Loads. Cat people have their Cat Festival going on, shopaholics will be browsing through the racks at Percentile 2018, but it’s the foodies who will be having the most fun this weekend…
Streat food is the best
Singapore Food Festival’s signature event, Streat is a two-day event of gastronomical proportions. We are all excited for the product of a collaboration between Michelin-star chefs Emmanuel Stroobant and Haikal Johari. Adding to the indulgent experience, feast on traditional and modern takes from establishments such as Lolla, Xiao Ya Tou and Fishball Story. If all these delectable food is making you thirsty, you’re in luck. Manhattan will be on-site to ensure you’re never without a drink.
Streat, 13-14 July, 10 Empress Place, Empress Lawn, Singapore 179555
Get on this grill
We usually know Siloso beach for its raucous beach parties. But for three weekends in July, these shindigs can take a backseat, it’s time to feast. F&B operators and second-gen hawkers will be plying their trade along a 1km stretch along Siloso beach, with a massive array of food ranging from Jumbo Hokkien noodles and traditional naan platters. Grab a calamansi or an ice-cold beer and soak in the gentle breeze and live music, we’re sure you’re not gonna want to leave the place at the end of the night.
Sentosa Grillfest, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 July, Siloso Beach Walk
Getting social on Sundays for a good cause
Your regular Sunday market will be going pink this year in solidarity for the 10th year of Pink Dot. Held at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, you can expect some good ol’ House music, artisanal bakers and crafters, interior decor, fashion accessories, a tarot reading and of course the hearty roasts from Camp Kilo Charcoal Club.
Sunday Social Market, 15 July, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis #01-01, Singapore 338987
Hang out with this bombshell
Before all the Angelina Jolies and Scarlett Johanssons, the definitive Hollywood starlet of the 1940s was Hedy Lamarr. But on top of being the ‘most beautiful woman in the world’ at the time, she was also a forward-thinking, technical innovator. Her ‘frequency hopping’ patent forms the basis for some of the most pervasive technologies we use today, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and wireless telephones and yet history still honours her as an industry ‘bombshell’. Watch her story and get to know this inspiring woman who had both beauty and brains in spades.
ArtScience on Screen: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, 1 – 17 Jul, 20 – 23 Jul, 27 – 30 Jul, ArtScience Museum, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Be in the top Percentile
Get the biggest bargains at Percentile with sales going up to 90% on all items. Save your buck on a retailing mix of fashion, lifestyle and outdoor goods from brands like Superga, theWYLDshop, The Authority, AforArcade, Darts Distribution and Dr, Denim. From luxe buys to cult favourites, this is the shopping extravaganza to scope out on some serious steals. Summer wardrobes, settled.
Percentile 2018, July 14, 11am-9pm, #04-01 *SCAPE 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
Out and proud in Singapore
He’s photographed the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé, Kate Moss and J.LO before but celebrated photographer Leslie Kee’s most recent project might be much more compelling. He will be displaying new portraits of 150 LGBTQ individuals as part of his ‘Out in Singapore’ project (a continuation of his previous ‘Out in Japan‘ photo series) that aims to depict the rich diversity of the LGBTQ community in Singapore. Recognise anyone?
Out In Singapore, 7-22 July, Intermission Bar at The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589
If you’re feline good this weekend
If you’re crazy about cats, this might be the purrfect way to spent the weekend. At this giant celebration of all things feline, expect everything – cat-themed trinkets, cat care sharing sessions and tons of stuff to pamper your fluffy partner in crime. Cat ladies and gents can even bring their cats along for an a-meow-sing day out in the park. The event is free to attend but remember to RSVP!
Singapore Cat Festival, 14 & 15 July, Kallang Leisure Park, 5 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397693
Queer voices unite
Been to zine fair before? We promise you this one’s different! The first-ever dedicated to queer voices, the Queer Zinefest is here to celebrate the voices of the community. Check it out for a day of amazing art, great people and fantastic food. There will also be music by queer musicians, workshops, improv classes, zine-making sessions and a three metre-long zine…
Queer Zinefest, 14 July, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis #01-01, Singapore 338987
Let them eat cake!
Can you eat just cake for lunch and dinner? Does the thought of cake excite you and motivate you through a long working day? Welcome to Cake Club, a pop-up cake and dessert festival where all your sweet dreams come true. We’re talking overflowing Avalanche Lava Cakes, fluffy Egglet Waffles, gorgeous Gateau Burgers, unicorn-inspired rainbow beauties, dreamy galaxy cakes, and other creamy creations beyond your imagination. Get stuffed!
Cake Club, 14 July 2018 to 26 August 2018 (open only on Saturdays and Sundays), Marina Square, The Roof Garden Glasshouse, #03-03, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Get on the Fashion Pulpit
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Which is why it’ll be a shopper’s paradise (or utter chaos) at The Fashion Pulpit, Singapore’s first permanent swapping space and it will finally open its doors for the first weekend. Do your part in the sustainable fashion movement and join in on the fun! Who knows what exclusive threads you might pick up from the store next (and for a good cause).
The Fashion Pulpit, Liang Court, #02-08, 177 River Valley Road, Singapore 179030
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