SG Weekend: 27 unmissable things to do in Singapore May 20-22

From a vinyl listening party to Free Yoga in Little India, here’s how you can spend your weekend.

Fri, May 20

Pop-up gallery Overtime returns to CATO for its third edition with the theme “Labour”. Curated by Popspoken’s Cally Cheung.

Head to the Singapore Tyler Print Institute for the opening night of Indonesian artist Heri Dono’s new exhibition Zaman Edan (The Age of Craziness).

Genre-defying instrumental band Mouse on the Keys returns to Singapore as part of the Super Japan festival.


, SG Weekend: 27 unmissable things to do in Singapore May 20-22

The famed butoh dance troupe Sankai Juku returns to Singapore for the third time to perform Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land. Taking reference from natural phenomena like the passage of time, the changing of seasons and the ebb and flow of water, eight butoh dancers will perform this visual poem against a backdrop inspired by fossilized Paleozoic sea lilies. The show is part of Esplanade’s first-ever Super Japan festival. On until May 21.
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Make the trek up Emily Hill for the launch of Kult Magazine‘s 18th issue – Observation.

This weekend’s edition of Red Baron Sessions features These Static Lights, Gabriel and Jon Soh.

Daytime Dancing helms the next Gallery & Co. Block Party.

Three nights of Japanese festival food and games await at the Super Japan Matsuri. Entry is free.

Pangdemonium presents the Asian premiere of Falling, the story of two parents doing their best to raise two teenage children, one of whom has severe autism. Stars Tan Kheng Hua, Adrian Pang, Andrew Marko, Neo Swee Lin and Fiona Lim. On until Jun 5.

Just over three decades after its debut, Emily of Emerald Hill gets a makeover as a musical. On until May 22.

The 26th edition of the European Union Film Festival concludes this weekend. On until May 22.

Sat, May 21

Show off your record collection at Canvas Club’s Hi-Fidelity Listening Party.

This month’s SOULJAM party at Refuge celebrates the birthday of the late great The Notorious B.I.G.

Tropical Temple celebrates its second anniversary with an all-day outdoor fiesta.

Join Primo Franco of famed prosecco producer Nino Franco for an afternoon wine tasting at Praelum Wine Bistro.

Shop for affordable arts and crafts at DECK’s first ever marketplace event, OPEN DECK. On until May 21.

One Fullerton’s seafood restaurant and grill The Pelican has a new a la carte brunch on Saturdays, with an East Coast US theme. Think dishes like crab cakes with remoulade and bagels with eggs, smoked salmon and mentaiko cream cheese. There’s a free-flow Prosecco option for $35.

Head to Fort Canning for a Pop Up Yoga session in the great outdoors.

It’s your last chance to catch Annie Leibovitz’s Women: New Portraits at Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. On until May 22.

Held at The Projector, Urban Fork is a collaboration between lensmen Phillipe Diversy and Bob Lee involving eight different 1960s Singapore buildings with the architect’s names superimposed into each photo. On until the end of May.

This year’s Pulau Ubin Day is actually going to last five weeks. Pesta Ubin will include walks, cycling and kayaking expeditions, exhibitions, talks, demonstrations and opportunities to experience kampong life. On until Jun 12.
See Bukit Brown in a new light on this walking tour from 6:30-9pm.
Siti Khalijah Zainal & Judee Tan star in Meenah and Cheenah, a series of sketches celebrating unlikely friendships and uniquely Singaporean quirks. On until May 22.
Voilah! French Festival continues with something for foodies and culture vultures alike. On until the end of May.

Sun, May 22

Head to Hindoo Road for the second Free Yoga in Little India session and contribute to their pop-up soup kitchen.

The Goodman Arts Centre hosts the sixth edition of the Great Singapore Garage Sale.

The Singapore Flamenco Festival 2016 kicks off with a double bill performance featuring cross-cultural collaborations and Asian flamenco styles.

Singapore Repertory Theatre’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park finishes its 2016 run, and it’s the last one for the foreseeable future, so don’t miss out! On until May 23.