Top Things to Do in Singapore this November

Back for its third edition in Singapore, the Asian Masters 2012 is one of this year’s biggest gastronomic events, featuring intimate meals with celebrities like Chef André Chiang, meat and wine pairings, as well as master workshops with top local chefs, including Chef Daniel Sia of The Disgruntled Chef the Marmalade Group’s Chef Robin Ho. November 1-30Dine with class throughout the week-long Chefs with Altitude, which presents celebrated chefs such as David Toutain and Adam Byatt. The opening party also brings the award-winning circus-themed club from London, Cirque Du Soir, to town. November 3-11Asia’s premier multilingual literary event the Singapore Writers Festival, showcases exceptional local writing talent through a range of free and ticketed events such as lectures, meet-the-author sessions, workshops and master classes at the Bras Basah-Bugis District. November 2-11The latest concert venue to open up will launch in style with this year’s HITMAN: David Foster & Friends concert, featuring Babyface, Chaka Khan and for the first time in Singapore, Dirty Loops and Fernando Varela. November 2-3Jonathan Atherton, Kumar, Vir Das and more of the region’s best gag masters, lead the Kings & Queens of Comedy Asia 3November 2-3To mark its third year anniversary, Midnight Shift collaborates with Zouk to present a riot of cutting-edge acts such as djB, Syndicate’s Max Lane and Kiat, as well as New Zealand’s Issac Aesili in a rockin’ party.The Affordable Art Fair returns this year with galleries from all over the world offering an extensive range of contemporary art like prints and paintings, priced from $100-$10,000. November 15-18Saturday Service: The Right Angle Series is a style showcase featuring bespoke suites and iconic Les Ateliers Ruby helmets. Barber and shaving parlor Hounds of the Baskervilles will also be there to offer a spot of grooming, while Tokyo-based model and DJ Van Cliffe. D takes over the decks. November 17No such thing as the Monday blues at the Boutiques at House @ Dempsey, when there is such a great variety of home decor, fashion, antique and even kids’ fashion items on sale. November 19If you’re a post-rock fan, definitely make a date for famous Icelandic band Sigur Rós as they showcase their latest work Valtari, in Singapore. November 23