15 things to do, see, eat and drink this week in Singapore (Jul 13-17)

There’s never a shortage of things to do in Singapore, including cool networking nights, rooftop parties and tons of indie films. This week is no different.

Mon, Jul 13

This month’s KPI Networking Monday by Peter Browne is all about pitching businesses. Learn how to prepare your pitch, manage content and language and how to get the right investors.

The Global Island Touch dance family performs a traditional Dominican dance. Bachata combines cha-cha footwork with salsa for playful footwork and lots of sass. 

Tue, Jul 14 

ARI Asia Trends – Finding Singapore shows a short local documentary film, Diminishing Memories I by Eng Yee Peng, followed by a panel discussion on Singapore’s past and future.

Or go a little more arthouse with a screening of French Film Grand Central that tells the story of a young man who works as a decontamination specialist at a nuclear power plant and starts an affair with his supervisor’s fiancee.

Wed, Jul 15

Barclays Asia Trophy 
has heavyweight Premier League teams Arsenal, Everton and Stoke battling it out with Singapore’s Lions. The clubs have even brought their first-team squads with names like Chilean Alexis Sanchez, Germany’s Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker and Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku.

PechaKucha Night Singapore brings their unique 20×20 format back for more talks by entrepreneurs and creatives who will share their success stories and methods in 20-minute presentations.

Catch a documentary screening of influential pop artist Roy Lichtenstein at STPI. The film features a rare interview with the artist and surveys works he produced that solidified his pop culture success.

Thu, Jul 16

Croatian duo 2Cellos, comprising Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, are back in town to play more viral YouTube hits and and covers on their cellos. 

Loof returns with Pops of the Top for an indie dance night with KiDG and Kurt who spins a blend of indie rock, funk and Britpop.

Or head to something more downtempo at Kilo After Work, the launch of a new weekday night session with beats by Shellsuit & Dave Code, free flow drinks and canapes.

South Bridge Road has a cool new restaurant and bar CATO who are celebrating opening night with a reservations-only dinner. You’ll get to sample their range of Asian-influenced dishes, craft beers and craft cocktails. 

Fri, Jul 17

The sixth edition of Art Apart features urban art by emerging Asian artists including Filipino painter Ramon Orlina, glass sculptor Kunihiko Nohara and contemporary Chinese artist Zou Cao.

Themed “A Fresh Taste of Tradition”, the Singapore Food Festival highlights the best of Singapore’s hawkers and chefs. They’ll all be serving up unique takes of Singapore’s street food in addition to Chinatown Food Street’s Mod-Local Fest, which focuses on fusion dishes.

Indie horror film It Follows is about a young woman who is being pestered by an unknown supernatural force after getting involved in a sexual encounter. It’s directed by David Robert Mitchell and stars newcomers Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist and Daniel Zovatt. 

In collaboration with Pasarbella, Pop Market has handpicked goods from local brands such as 2 Peas In A Pot, focusing on lifestyle products and Jot A Blotter with office supplies, among many others.