18 unmissable things to do in Singapore this week (Mar 28-Apr 1)

From SINGPOWRIMO to a free flow for a good cause, here’s what you can do this week in Singapore.

Mon, Mar 28

The very pretty Hotel Vagabond is doing a low-key but free screening of In the Spirit of Laxmi, a documentary about a German hotel manager who is asked to care for an abandoned leopard cub in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Kicking off today, the World Gourmet Summit runs for a couple weeks and brings together top international chefs, local talents and industry experts for a lineup of workshops, talks and dining events.

Tue, Mar 29

Around for 25 years, they’re a bit past their heyday but we’re still excited for Blue Man Group, where three blue-faced men take turns being silent comedians, rock stars and dancers in this hard-to-categorize show.
The next edition of Comedy Masala at Hero’s features the “master of misdirection”, Paul Johnson.
French Singer and beatboxer WAB is back in town for a show at Sing Jazz Club.

Wed, Mar 30

FYR Cycene Ond Drinc celebrates their first anniversary with an opportunity to give back to the community. Fifty percent of proceeds from the free flow of beer, wine, cocktails, house spirits and canapes (priced at $88 per person) will go to the Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home.
Catch the free mid-week screening at Singapore Tyler Print Institute. This time they’re showing Raffaello, about the rise of the legendary Renaissance painter. The popcorn is free, so do come early to secure a seat.
You might know your Sauvignon Blancs, Chardonnays, Merlots and Pinot Noirs, but how do you approach the world’s lesser-known grape varieties? Find out at this workshop.

Thu, Mar 31

The legendary Tom Jones is back in town. Expect him to wow the Star Theatre with hits like “It’s Not Unusual”, “What’s New Pussycat” and “Sexbomb”. 
The cast of The Noose hits the stage for their show 11 Months Of Fresh Air. Joining them are their hilarious kakis Kumar, Harith Iskander and Fakkah Fuzz.
National Gallery Singapore’s first international collaboration, Reframing Modernism: Painting from Southeast Asia, Europe and Beyond revisits 200 works by modernist painters created in the 20th century.
One of Singapore’s favorite comedians Jinx Yeo headlines this edition of Talk Cock Comedy.
This week, Thirsty Thursday Comedy at The Irish Times features Daniel McGrath, Jacky Ng, Stephanie Dogfoot and many more.
Belt out 90s hits at the top of your lungs at Fresh’s cute new theme night, Talk Cock Sing Song. Even Anti:dote’s Tom Hogan has been (there’s photographic evidence!).

Fri, Apr 1

Adapted from the acclaimed novel of the same name by William Golding, Lord of the Flies tells the story of a group of schoolboys who are the sole survivors of a plane crash on a tropical island. Stars Lim Kay Siu and Mark Richmond.
Globe-trotting dinner theater show from Brisbane, Faulty Towers is inspired by the John Cleese classic (the misspelling is on purpose), where you get to play diners in a play starring three nutty hoteliers whose comedy of errors unfolds as you eat a three-course meal.
Adapted from the Ramayana, Hanuman – The Superhero Monkey is fun for the whole family. This multi-sensory production is presented by The Little Company of the Singapore Repertory Theatre.
Make a promise to write a poem every day in April for Singapore Poetry Writing Month. The kick-off party is tonight at Books Actually.