From film festivals to an all-day rooftop party, here’s how you can spend the weekend.
Fri, Apr 29
Bringing together top films from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, the 2016 edition of the Singapore Chinese Film Festival encompasses 62 features, documentaries and shorts. Golden Horse Award-winning films Blind Massage, A Fool and Thanatos, Drunk are among the highlights. On until May 8.
The first edition of Food Cine.ma, created by the same people behind the immensely successful A Design Film Festival, features films like Tasteology, Miso Hungry and The Birth of Saké. On until May 14.
Head to The Projector for a rare opportunity to catch A Clockwork Orange on the big screen.
Superstars of Ballet brings together 12 principal dancers from the Paris Opera Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, English National Ballet and American Ballet Theatre of New York (Daniil Simkin among them) for a performance of famed French ballets. On until May 1.
Charles Lim’s SEA STATE, commissioned for the Singapore Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, opens at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, running until Jul 10.
Curate, Resort World Sentosa’s newest restaurant, features pop-up menus by Michelin-starred chefs from around the world. Its debut showcase features three Michelin-starred chef Massimiliano Alajmo of Italian restaurant La Calandre, who is known for dishes that focus on seasonal ingredients and molecular techniques. On until May 6.
The National Gallery’s first Gallery After Hours is a night of electronic music with Kronenbourg pints and wines going at $10 nett.
Singapore Comedy Fringe 2016 finishes up with four shows featuring 12 comedians. On until Apr 30
Sat, Apr 30
Another year, another edition of Singapore Repertory Theatre’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park. This time, they’ll be doing Romeo and Juliet. Oh, and it’s the last one for the foreseeable future, so don’t miss it. On until May 22.
Don’t miss your last chance to catch Hanuman – The Superhero Monkey, a multi-sensory production presented by The Little Company of the Singapore Repertory Theatre.
It’s the last weekend of the month and that means the Farmers & Artisan Market at Bollywood Veggies is back.
Urban Ventures is back at Keong Saik Road with a day of public yoga and dance sessions, live music and art.
Get a preview of Getai Soul 2016 at this pop-up at The Music Parlour.
Sun, May 1
The Italian Film Festival finishes its run this year with a screening of Federico Fellini’s 1963 comedy-drama 8½.
Make the most of your Labour Day Sunday at CÉ LA VI’s Mayday! Mayday! a party that’s on from 1pm till late.
Best known for her role in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die, Jane Seymour stars in a production of the Noel Coward play The Vortex. On until May 14.
Part of The Studios 2016, Edith Podesta’s Dark Room is a story about life in prison based on true accounts.