15 things to do this week in Singapore (June 6-10)

You can chill at the bazaar, go for an exhibition, watch Singapore’s female boxers battle it out, and party on a riverboat…or you could just do everything here. 

Monday,  Jun 6

Besides the annual Ramadan bazaar at Geylang Serai, check out the Rilek Di Ramadan, which has local music performances and home-grown craft items on sale. Jun 6-Jul 6

LUDO Gallery and the Visual Arts Centre will host a solo exhibition featuring the work of Korean-born New Zealand artist Shin-young Park’s Dwell:ing,  an installation of over 100 photographs showcasing new perspectives on Singapore’s public housing and shared public spaces. Jun 6-8

The 2016 edition of Negroni Week will involve at least 30 bars and restaurants in Singapore with a portion of proceeds going to charity. Jun 6-12

If you miss the books from Page One Publishing after it closed down in 2012, they are having a massive pop-up book sale with discounts of up to 90 percent at Great World City. Jun 6-14

Tuesday, Jun 7

Young contemporary jazz ensemble Snarky Puppy —who’ve had temporary members such as Erykah Badu and Snoop Dogg—are coming to Singapore with their foot-tapping, occasionally Latin and sometimes Balkan sound. Jun 7

Wednesday, Jun 8

The Gyanada foundation, a non-profit community which aims to provide girls in India with educational scholarships, is turning three so if you’re into volunteering and fundraising, join them at Artistry. Jun 8

Thursday, Jun 9

Peek into the minds of Singapore’s young playwrights in the Twenty Something Theatre Festival as they showcase eight brand new plays over two weekends with six written by the shortlists of the Fresh! Playwrights, and two by established young artists like Joel Tan and Irfan Kasban. Jun 9-12 & 16-19

As part of the Twenty-Something Theatre Festival, The Cave by Annabel Tan features a monologue on the exploration of the female body, beauty and expression. Jun 9

The Long Weekend by Kenneth Chia and Mitchell Fang  is another feature of the Twenty-Something Festival that’ll get you thinking about the possibilities of the future and memory. Jun 9-12

Get up close and personal with the Singapore Literature Prize shortlisted authors  from the English category such as Sonny Liew, Loke Hoe Yeong, Ning Cai, Tse Hao Guang, and Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde to pick up priceless useful tips on writing and publishing, and grab signed copies of their books on your way out. Jun 9

Ujikaji Records is hosting an event of live music and art installations with performers like Makoto Oshiro (Tokyo), Yuen Chee Wai (Singapore), Yong Yandsen ( Malaysia) and more. It’s a great time to expand your horizons. Jun 9

Friday, Jun 10

The Red Dot Museum’s monthly market, MAAD Sounds! , is back, with live music by Deon, Superset and Nightingale and DJ Minimal Simplicity on the decks in between. With a line-up like these, and a 5pm start time, it’s more of a party. Jun 10

The first-ever Singapore Coffee Fest will host over 100 exhibitors and activities with the focus on Singapore’s coffee heritage as well as live music from local acts. Jun 10-12

Soak in the atmosphere at the SFC 3 The Next Chapter and witness Singapore’s first female professional boxer, Nurshahidah ‘The Sniper’ Rosli, and fighter Tiffany ‘Soul Crusher’ Teo battle international MMA fighters in an epic showdown. Jun 10

The second edition of the Bandwagon Riverboat party is a two-night affair and will feature live music and carnival activities on the three decks of Stewords Riverboat at Marina South Pier. Jun 10-11