26 things to see, do, eat and drink in Singapore this week (Jan 18-22)

Apart from the onslaught of exhibitions, tours and walkabouts, there are also music gigs, films and the new opening Decathlon, an international sportswear retailer to suss out.

Mon, Jan 18

will be in town for their Southeast Asian leg of the Endless Forms Most Beautiful tour. Expect hits like “Amaranth,” Sleeping Sun” and “Wish I had an Angel.”
It’s a good time to check out the megastore Decathlon, on your way home from work to grab some sports equipment. If you’re an avid snorkeler, you can buy the Tribord Easybreath Mask which allows users to breathe through the nose underwater.
Ce La Vi’s Dysko night is here again, so let loose with Brendon P’s nu-disco, funk and house music.
The multi-national blockbuster on show now, Time of Others, will also have a curator’s tour, with Reuben Keehan from the Queensland Art Gallery going a little more in-depth about the regional work on display. 
Organized by Lasalle College of the Arts and Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Artwalk Little India showcases work by alumni, which ranges from mixed media murals to video projections. 

Tue, Jan 19

Walk The Moon, famous for the hit “Anna Sun”, will be playing songs from their new album, Talking Is Hard.
Not to be confused with Artwalk Little India, here’s another one that explores the district and immerses you in the culture and heritage of the area. 
Ang Sookoon’s exhibition, Everest, opens today. There’s lots of artwork in various media that tackles the idea of greatness.
Go for the talk, “Is This Even Legal?”, which touches on how public art is shaping the art world today. Expect references to artists Banksy and Anish Kapoor in this one.
If you’re going to the museums during Singapore Art Week, you should also pick up some souvenirs and memorabilia at these six cool stores.

Wed, Jan 20

Find your significant other at this dating event which comes with a three-course meal at Vineyard with some French food and wine.
Local comedian Jinx Yeo’s show, Underachiever: Parental Judgement Day, which is a preview of what’s to come at his Fringe World Show, 2016. Yeo also was the first runner-up at the 2011 Hong Kong International Comedy Competition. 
It’s not too late to catch the events at the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival, with Hyena Subpoena, in which a woman who has left home to live in South Africa’s famed Kruger Park.
Catch a list of artshouse films at The Projector, which were brought in specially for Singapore Art Week. If you’re not into art, go see The Danish Girl if you haven’t already. 

Thu, Jan 21

Coming to Singapore for the first time, and held concurrently with Art Stage, the Singapore Contemporary Art Show carries work priced from $10,000 to $100,000. There are galleries from all over Asia and the world, and we’re particularly excited about Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, aka polka dot lady.
Part of Singapore Art Week, the upcoming Art Stage is also worth checking out as it features work from 32 countries and 30 cities, along with a sculpture that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Dadaism. 
Learn what goes behind a cocktail and make your own at this cocktail clinic organized by Drinksomewhere.com and FRESH!
Local singer-songwriter Abby Simone, will be performing at the Esplanade concourse. Bring lots of tissues as she’ll be singing some melancholic tunes.

Fri, Jan 22

Oh! Open House is having an interactive play, No Man’s Land, where you’ll be brought a secret venue where you’ll have to solve a mysterious puzzle. 
The rooms of the 14th floor of Parkroyal on Pickering turn into a giant gallery when the seventh edition of the Art Apart Fair returns, with work by Singaporeans Tia Boon Sim, Phyllis Chong and Shi Lifeng.
Jack Tan explores Singapore’s obsessions with his Japanese yokai (meaning monsters and demons) illustrations in this exhibition, Mythologies.
Dance the night away with local bands like .gif, Cheating Sons, blankverse on board a Mississippi Riverboat at Bandwagon Riverboat.
Our favorite artsy party is back at Gillman Barracks, and Art After Dark. Work from local and international galleries like Arndt, Mizuma Gallery will be on display while Noise Singapore alumni will be jamming here.

SAM x W Singapore: The Courtyard is on with cocktail maestros Woobar providing drinks and pub grub. DJs like EJ Missy, Haan and Mr Has will be spinning, too.

There’s a Sake Samurai Dinner at Lewin Terrace, which is a four-course meal with four sake pairings.
Get to know local band 2Halfs at the Esplanade concourse, where the synth band is trying out some acoustic sounds.