Paranormal tours, Chinese Macbeth, barbecue ribs and other things to do this week in Singapore

The weekend is over and you’re looking down the barrel of not a regular, post-CNY work week. Luckily, there are plenty of fun things to do in Singapore to take the edge off. Here are the ones in our planners:

Mon, Feb 15

Russell Peters will be in town as part of his Almost Famous World Tour. He’ll be doing his usual schtick of Indian accents, old-fashioned relatives, gender relations humor and taking the piss out of those sitting in the front seat. 

Naughty Nuri’s is open at Capitol Piazza. Go get your rib fix and see how it measures up compared to the original in Bali.

Mr Punch is offering a one-for-one deal on all draugh beers from 3-8pm. Go chill with your friends after a hectic Monday.

Tue, Feb 16

Known for covers of “S’Wonderful,” “Peel Me A Grape” and “Pick Yourself Up,” Diana Krall is here for her Wallflower World Tour. 

The Singapore Airshow features aerobatic flying displays, the latest on aerospace technologies and innovations, meet-the-pilot sessions and other aviation nerdery.
The Singapore Committee of UN Women is screening Suffragette, and all proceeds will go to the organization to help empower women.

Wed, Feb 17

Paranormalist Yasser Mattar is conducting a paranormal tour at Labrador Park, where lots of strange phenomena have taken place. 

Barossa Valley winery Ben Glaetzer is having a tasting at The Straits Wine Company, offering tastes of juicy Bishop Shiraz 2014 and the Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz 2012.

Part of the Huayi Arts Fest, the Full Show Lane Studio is staging a Chinese-style production of Macbeth.

Thu, Feb 18

Local artist Eugene Soh is exhibiting his latest series, Second Coming, at Chan Hampe, where he envisions Jesus spending some time in Singapore.

The WEDGE Asia and The Working Capitol are organizing WEDGE 06: The POW in Empowerment, with coaches, speakers and entrepreneurs like Cheryl Liew-Chng, creator of
Don’t know anything about wine? Take this affordable, six-glass workshop at Suntec.
Bacco Wines is having a tasting, so get to know some wines from Italy and browse through over 300 wines in their collection.

Fri, Feb 19

After 15 years of making music, Welsh hardcore band Funeral for a Friend is calling it quits, but not before a series of concerts, including one in Singapore.

Nur Sabrina Binte Dzulkifli and Euginia Tan present their plays about the complexities of friendship in We Used To Be Close

The Local People X Chinatown Business Association Huat Art Market opens today, with 40 art, retail and food vendors. The fair starts at Pagoda Street.

La Petite Boutique is having an Apero Wine and Cheese event, that serves French chacuterie and red wine.

New Irish bar The Drunken Poet sports bar is opening at infamous Orchard Towers. 

Southern American joint The Beast is turning two with keg stands, beer pong, grilled pork belly and corndogs.