From comedy and thought-provoking films to fascinating art openings and brainy talks to a good old-fashioned drink-a-thon, there’s lots going on this week.
Mon, Mar 7
Everyone’s favorite indie band, Death Cab for Cutie will be back for a show, so we’re hoping for hits like “The Sound of Settling” and “Meet Me On The Equinox” from the Twilight Saga.
The Future of Us closes on Mar 8, so it’s your last chance to visit this multi-sensorial mixed-media showcase exploring how Singaporeans can live, work and play in the future.
Tue, Mar 8
Cook & Brew is having a five-course dinner that pairs peated malt whiskies with dishes like Nova Scotia lobster and lardo tortellini, polenta and Dutch veal breast.
Celebrate International Women’s Day at The Super Women Congress, a forum that brings together five women who are influential small business owners. With the panel’s advice, insights and support, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a #ladyboss, even though it’s a cringey word.
Singapore Design Week is back for a third year, and we’re especially excited about the cool walking tours around the Dakota and Geylang heartlands that are part of their flagship event, SingaPlural.
Hosted by Objectifs, Stories That Matter (runs until Mar 12) is a series of film screenings, talks and workshops that investigates societal and cultural issues, such as the environment, civil freedoms and more.
To mark International Women’s Day, The Projector will host a special screening of the Cambodia-Singapore joint production 3.50. Starring Eunice Olsen, 3.50 is a film that exposes the horrors of human trafficking. There will be a post-screening Q&A session.
Wed, Mar 9
Singapore will witness a rare solar eclipse from 7:20am to 9:30am. Head to NUS, the Science Centre or your favourite sunrise spot by 8:23am to witness the eclipse at its maximum obscurity.
Presented by Drama Box and The Necessary Stage, Manifesto delves into the role of artists in history and politics across 70 years. Runs until Mar 20.
The Comedy Club is having a Mad March show with three comedians. Among them is Jimmy McGhie, who was awarded the title of Chortle Best Compere in 2011.
Thu, Mar 10
The third edition of the Magners International Comedy Festival hits Singapore from Mar 10-12 with comedians like Paul Morrissey, Matthew Giffen and Ria Lina performing at bars around town.
The spectacular sustainable light and art festival i Light Marina Bay 2016 is on around Marina Bay until Mar 27, with a host of outdoor and indoor fringe events.
Installation artist Donna Ong explores colonial depictions of the tropical landscape in Five Trees Make a Forest, a fascinating exhibition hosted by NUS Museum.
Get ready to drink and ride at the latest edition of the long-running MRT Pub Crawl. Starting at Boon Lay of all places, you’ll make stops at interesting stations along the way to town with BYO booze to keep the party going.
Fri, Mar 11
Revisit the legendary work of composer John Williams at The Iconic Film Scores of John Williams: Star Wars and Beyond. Conducted by Anthony Inglis, the 80-piece Metropolitan Festival Orchestra will perform music from Star Wars, E.T., Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and many other classic films.
After a successful run in 2014, Singapore Dance Theatre’s production of Don Quixote is back with its dreamy protagonist and his sidekick as they embark on their chivalrous adventures.
Looking for a healthy alternative to your usual snacks? What you need is some dehydrated fruit. Learn how to make your own dehydrated food at this workshop organized by Rawlicious.
Armenian Street gets on the street party bandwagon for a two-night extravaganza under the stars, involving performances, food and even an outdoor barre class. Dress in your batik shirts and kebaya.