13 things to do, watch, eat and drink this week in Singapore (Jun 2-5)

From sipping on Negronis and attacking large burgers to grooving out with dancehall tunes and jamming out to post-rock tracks, here’s how to spend this week in Singapore.

Tue, Jun 2

Don’t forget about Negroni Week, where seven bars are participating to stir their variations of the classic cocktail. Part of the proceeds go to charity and you can find the cocktails at places like Manhattan, Ku De Ta and The Secret Mermaid.

It’s a singles’ party at 30 is the New 20. Held at Barossa, it’s an age-segmented event so you’ll be separated based on your age group. The rotating dating program means that you get to interact with everyone for an alloted amount of time, too

Wed, Jun 3

This completely new type of tour involves your nose. Guided by Kate McLean, who specializes in creating city scent maps, you’ll go around different places in Singapore to identify scents and create a personalized scent map on these Scent Walks.

MeatLiquor SIN officially opens today. Get your hands dirty with juicy burgers (most of which are under $20), loaded sambal fries and potent cocktails.

It’s ladies night at Sofitel So’s Hi-So rooftop bar and this time, they’ve set up a herb garden so you can forage for your own cocktails. The Foraging with Reyka Vodka night gets you to create a craft cocktail with whatever ingredients you fancy.

Highlander Chijmes has a new music night. Musicology is a world music series inspired by Prince’s 2004 album. It’s all about eclectic music ranging from reggae and dancehall to a little bit Sean Paul and Buena Vista Social Club. 

Thu, Jun 4

American post-rock band, This Will Destroy You, sold out two shows when they were here the last time. Now, they’ll be back to perform tracks from their latest album, Another Language at The Substation.

Three different guest chefs host three different pop-up dinners for Epicurean Journeys starting tonight. Representing Paris is Stephanie Le Quellec of Michelin-starred Prince de Galles who will be cooking Southern French dishes. Tomorrow night sees Manjit Gill of Bukhara and Dum Pukht, as well as Jesse Llapitan’s farm-to-table plates on Jun 6.

The latest public art sculpture to be unveiled is Ouroboros, a piece made of 10,000 lit up ping pong balls by Nicola Anthony. Alongside the launch, you’ll also get to see the torch parade that marks the official opening of the SEA Games.

Fri, Jun 5

The SEA Games start today with over 30 sports and 400 events happening over two weeks. Catch Asian sports like dragon boat racing, sepak takraw and wushu. Some events around the Bedok Reservoir are also free.

The Chainsmokers are here. One of the hottest DJ acts of the moment, the duo is known for their hit single “#SELFIE”. They’ll be making their debut in Singapore tonight.

Indie film collective, Scum Cinema, are back with a Japanese “pinky violence” flick. Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 is about an attractive female prisoner who is pitted against the prison’s sadistic warden.

Kilo Lounge brings We Love Soko, a night of great music by DJs like Ming Sg, Benny Campbell and Alex Helme.