March into these events with style!
Party: Girls Night Out 2nd Anniversary Party
Ladies, swing by Bar Rouge for the ultimate girls’ night out. It’s celebrating its second anniversary, so expect a herd of sexy men heating up the dance floor with roses and shooters, plus door gifts by KVD Vegan Beauty. Oh, and a lucky lady who is dressed to the nines gets to win a three-month Fairmont & Lifestyle Membership. And of course, there’ll be the usual two-hour free-flow.
Girls Night Out 2nd Anniversary Party, 10pm-3am, Bar Rouge, Swissôtel The Stamford, Floor 71, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
6-8 and 13-15 March
#BuySingLit2020 is back for its fourth run, and avid readers can immerse themselves in the world of Singapore literature with exciting activities across the island over two weekends. This year, there are more than 60 activities to participate in, including a book bazaar at BooksActually, a multi-sensory installation called SingLit Power House and a stage play based on local horror titles.
#BuySingLit2020, various locations and timings.
Art: Dense + Green Cities
16 March – 15 May
Climate change is real and The National Design Centre is shedding light on the importance of sustainability this month with a showcase called Dense+Green Cities. This exhibition explores the relationship between buildings and the city, and how planning, design and technology can play a part in creating sustainable cities.
Dense + Green Cities, 9am-9pm, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Concert: Singapore Rockfest II 2020
It’s the battle of the rockstars at Singapore Rockfest II! German band Scorpions and British band Whitesnake will be reliving the good ol’ days by jamming it out on stage. Bob your heads to a mix of old and new favourites, including “Wind of Change”, “Still Loving You” and “Rock You Like a Hurricane” by Scorpions, along with hits such as “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love” from by Whitesnake. The rock and roll fest continues a couple of weeks later with metal band Slipknot and Trivium shaking the stage at Fort Canning Park.
Singapore Rockfest II 2020, 6:30pm, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
Art: SUPER–TRAJECTORY: Life in Motion
Till 4 March
With works from Singapore and Taiwan, as a collaboration between Inter-Mission, Tainan Art Museum and tamtamART, ArtScience Museum is showcasing an exhibition that sheds light on what it means to make art in a media-influenced world. Expect a series of installations and screenings that will make you ponder over the current digital landscape.
SUPER–TRAJECTORY: Life in Motion, 10am-7pm, ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
Art: Arts in Your Neighbourhood March 2020
12 – 29 March
Organised by the National Arts Council, this year’s edition brings Bukit Panjang to life with more than 40 activities over three weekends. Expect a series of events like a street art trail by homegrown artist Zero, a theatre show in a moving bus and an outdoor dance performance at Pang Sua Pond Boardwalk & Outdoor Amphitheatre.
Arts in Your Neighbourhood March 2020, various timings and locations in Bukit Panjang.
Party: Do The Hustle presents Mark Richmond & Don Richmond
The Richmond brothers are back again at Nineteen80! Do the hustle with radio man, Mark, and singer-songwriter, Don, as they band together to bring you a night of nostalgia with feel-good hits from the 80s to 00s.
Nineteen80, 9pm-4am, #01-05, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088444
Wellness: Zine-Making for Self Care
Let’s speak self-care into existence. The ladies at The Moon bookstore will be showing how you can express yourself through the art of magazine making. Leave your worries behind and heal your mind and soul as you get crafty. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own stuff and wear something comfy!
Zine-Making for Self Care, 7pm-9pm, The Moon, 37 Mosque Street, Singapore 059515
Eat and Party: 1-V:U Tropic Like It’s Hot Brunch + Pool Party
1 March, Sunday
If you’ve not checked out the newly minted Sentosa rooftop bar, 1-V:U, let us give you a reason. We’re talking about bottomless brunch at the restaurant, followed by an epic party at the infinity pool till sundown. Soak in the picturesque views of the Singapore Straits while splashing to tropical deep house beats.
1-V:U Tropic Like It’s Hot Brunch + Pool Party, 12pm-10pm, 1-V:U, L7, The Outpost Hotel, 10 Artillery Avenue, Sentosa, Singapore 099951
Eat & Party: You Go, Girl | International Women’s Day x Bottomless Brunch
In the wise words of our favourite queen Beyonce: “Who run the world – Girls!” In that spirit, round up your gal pals on International Women’s Day for a bottomless brunch at Monti. There will be hearty mains like braised beef short rib and sirloin steak alongside heady cocktails prepared by two female guest bartenders: Head bartender Christyne Lee of Tess Bar & Kitchen and lady boss Macarena Rotger of The Other Roof. The best part is, half of the proceeds will be donated to Singapore’s gender equality advocacy group, Aware.
You Go, Girl | International Women’s Day x Bottomless Brunch, 11am-3pm, Monti, 82 Collyer Quay, The Fullerton Pavilion, Singapore 049327
Fitness: Safari Zoo Run 2020
This will be your last chance to participate in Safari Zoo Run before the construction of the Mandai Project starts. For this 12th edition, runners can look forward to experiencing the Night Safari park in the day alongside the River Safari and Singapore Zoo. Want to take it easy? Opt for the walk and admire the animals as you stroll past.
Safari Zoo Run 2020, 7am-12pm, Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, and River Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Eat: Spanish Paella Day
Foodies, show some love to the classic Spanish rice dish on National Paella Day! Tapas bar Octapas will be throwing a Mediterranean soiree and you can expect a variety of free-flow paellas alongside live entertainment.
Spanish Paella Day, 5pm-7pm, Octapas Spanish Tapas Bar, Blk D, #01-08 Clarke Quay, River Valley Road, Singapore 179023
Shopping: Bayfront Pop-up Green Market
Swing by the market at Gardens by The Bay and discover Singapore’s finest artisans. Got a soft spot for hand-made jewellery, accessories and crafts? You’ll find ‘em right here!
Bayfront Pop-Up Market: Handicraft and Artisans, 11am-9pm, Gardens by The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Shopping: Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market March 2020 Edition
Calling all bargain hunters and vintage buffs! There’s something for everyone at this vintage market – curios, trinkets, vintage gems, collectables, jewellery, home decor, quirky gift ideas… we could go on all day. Plus, there’ll be DJs on the weekend, giving you the perfect soundtrack while you’re shopping.
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market March 2020 Edition, Fri: 4pm-10pm; Sat & Sun: 1pm-1opm; Katong Square, 86-88 East Coast Road, Singapore 423371
Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind World Tour
24 March (Postponed)
Slipknot fans, rejoice! The heavy metal band is coming back after 15 long years away. As part of the ongoing tour, Slipknot will be performing hits from its sixth studio album, “We Are Not Your Kind”, making the perfect end to Singapore Rockfest II. You can expect some high-octane head-banging, for sure!
Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind World Tour, 6pm-10.30pm, Fort Canning Park, River Valley Road, Singapore 179037
Comedy: International Stand-up Comedy
Prepare for belly-aching laughs with Scottish comedian Chris Henry. Popular in the UK comedy circuit, he will be headlining this show with his gag-worthy anecdotes alongside Edd Daggers from England and Siraj Aziz from Singapore.
International Stand-up Comedy, The Vagabond Club, 39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207630
Theatre: Berak by Teater Ekamatra
25 – 28 March
This intriguing plot follows the life of a grandmother who, after her son’s suicide, instils in her granddaughter that death is just a joke and shares her fantasies of purgatory and the underworld. However, things take a turn for the worse when her granddaughter is diagnosed with a terminal illness. The play is adapted by Zulfadli Rashid, written by Chong Tze Chien and directed by Mohd Fared Jainal; it will be in Malay with English subtitles.
Berak by Teater Ekamatra, 8pm, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ Wild Rice, Funan Level 4, 107 North Bridge Singapore 179105