The last week of February is going out with a bang, with lots of foodie, boozy parties, drink tastings galore, and outings to make you sweat. Here’s what’s good:
Mon, Feb 22
This edition of The Working Capitol’s Mindful Monday is all about using pilates and barre techniques to strengthen your muscles.
Squirrels and Scoundrels is having a beer pong challenge, and the winner gets to go stay in the Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives hotel.
Tue, Feb 23
Wine enthusiasts, there will be a Bordeaux wine tasting at O Baginotelles, where bottles like Château Lynch Moussas 2010 will be served.
Catch the documentary Kala Benoa, about Balinese residents facing aggressive land reclamation and development by big property developers aiming to “revitalize” the island.
Butch Bradley, who has been on HBO, Fox and NBC, will be having a show here. Reserve in advance as there will be crowds.
Wed, Feb 24
To celebrate Potato Head Folk’s relaunch, the bar and restaurant is throwing a tropical-themed party with shots, skewers, special deals on cocktails and a live Tiki band.
DJs Nash and Rattle will be playing hip-hop, R&B and trap at Refuge to help you blow off some mid-week steam.
Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard and Obie Award recipient Joseph Chaikin, The Savage/Love of Danny and the Deep Blue Sea is about what people are like when in different stages of their relationships.
Creatives, there’s a mixer at Gem bar, so go and hopefully, you’ll find someone cool and fun to work with on your next project.
Thu, Fed 25
Catch Adrian Pang and Tan Kheng Hua in The Effect, in which Connie and Tristan, two students who are complete opposites, are guinea pigs in a drug trial.
FRESH! Talk Cock Sing Song VI is where you’ll chow down on bar bites like lamb shank kong bak pau and buffalo wings served with blue cheese dip while you sing along to retro tunes.
There’s a French wine and oyster pairing session, with wines selected by Nicolas Rebut, a three Michelin-starred sommelier.
The Blackcow Deluxe Cheddar Cheese and Vodka Evening at Indochine is pretty self-explanatory, and there will also be beers like the Kronenbourg Lager, vodka and rum.
Get fit at this weekly rock climbing session and meet like-minded friends.
Allies Night has rolled around again! Go forth and meet LGBTQIA professionals.
Dr Bertrand Richer de Forges is giving a talk titled, “Oceans Undiscovered“, where he’ll share his discoveries about the dark depths.
Fri, Feb 26
Kult Kafe is having a silkscreen print exhibition, Hot Mesh, featuring work from local artists like Adeline Tan and Chris Chai.
Hard Rock Cafe is hosting Leap Back In Time, with bands like London Fog and Jive Talkin’ playing songs by dear departed folks like David Bowie, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.
Indie music fans, you really need to get your tickets for the arrival of swoony, synth-heavy Bon Iver at the Star Theatre.
Go pig out as Tap is having a beer tasting with cakes from Lady Cake Boss.
There’s a tequila masterclass at Hombre Cantina, where you’ll get to taste a Don Fulano tequila that has a legacy of five generations.
Get drunk at this Lick My Pop party with boozy popsicles and music by local DJs like EJ Missy and Seng Wei.
Fans of Eats Beats and Treats at Meatliquor SIN will not want to miss this party featuring guest DJ duo Younotus from Berlin. There will be 11 types of burgers available.
There’s a night cycling event today, so go explore Singapore’s streets when the sun goes down.