14 unmissable things to do in Singapore this week (May 30-Jun 3)

It’s Monday again, but you don’t have to crawl towards the weekend because there’s plenty happening on the next few school nights.

Mon, May 30

The Epicurean Journeys Pop-Up Chef Dining Series kicks off this week and runs till Friday at the Fullerton Waterboat House. Chefs from five Luxury Collection hotels from around the world will be dishing out delectable dinners.

Singapore’s iconic drag comedian Kumar returns with another session of Comedy at Canvas with Kumar.

Grab up to 40% off items storewide at the Fred Perry Singapore sale which lasts till Jun 5.

Tue, May 31

Homegrown singer-bassist-songwriter bittymacbeth debuts her 8-tracked solo album, Beauty for Ashes, which hit the top charts on iTunes and Apple Music’s Top R&B/Soul charts in Singapore during its digital release.

Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Misérables opens at the Esplanade Theatre till Jul 17.

Wed, Jun 1

Get up close and personal with Javanese artifacts at the Pusåkå: Heritage and Culture of the Javanese in Singapore exhibition to be held at the Malay Heritage Centre.

Salsa Under the Stars and move your hips with some reggaeton at the Kult Kafe. There will be a casual, free demo beforehand so you don’t completely embarass yourself on the dance floor. , so you’ll look like a pro on the dancefloor.

Catch super arty, weird, atmospheric films such as Cemetery of Splendour by big-deal Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. It runs till Jun 3.

Thu, Jun 2

American singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata performs fresh, soulful tracks from her new album, Tightrope Walker.

Fri, Jun 3

Swing by the Blu Jaz Cafe for a performance by the Sidewalk Swingers at the New Orleans Night Vol 2.5  and soak in some contemporary jazz, funk, and R&B vibes.

Don’t miss out on the Moonbeats Asia x Canvas Club presents Chrome Sparks (Future Classic, US) with Jeremy Malvin as he presents music that meshes classic percussion and synth beats.

Be the first to enter the doors of BOUNCE Singapore, the largest adventure indoor arena of its kind here. Get your heart pumping with challenging obstacles, games, or simply catapult from one end of the arena to the other just for the kick.

The first-ever Singapore Improv Festival promises 15 stage performances by homegrown artists ranging from comedy to romantic musicals. Everything is improvised, nothing is scripted. Expect hilarity.

The Bornfire Festival kicks off its tenth edition at the Esplanade, featuring circus performances and workshops by international artists from Japan, Germany, Italy, Taiwan, and many more. It runs till June 12.