From a techno-tempura party to a discussion about social labels

There’s always something to do in Singapore. This weekend, attend a discussion about labels to stay woke, then get to partying at a techno-tempura party that’ll combine both your love for beats and fried shrimp.

PARTY 
At Ce La Vi Friday night, find DJ Puffy, champion of Red Bull Music 3Style 2016, who will be showcased during this special evening. Dance to his vibrant and infectious Caribbean-inspired mixes. Sep 13

PARTY
Presenting one of Germany’s most highly-regarded house music producers is Escape 56 Feat. Henrik Schwarz Live. After almost 10 years, Henrik Schwarz will be back in Singapore to perform his unique live show. Escape 56 will also be kicking-off the F1 season early, so anticipate a night full of fun. Sep 13

PARTY
Get ready to unleash your inner beast as Cats on Crack and The Weatherman will give you plenty of reasons to get riled up on the dance floor. Just make sure you’re Tuff Enuff for this. Sep 13

MUSIC
A new musical initiative by Tonehouse Studios, Sounds From the Living Room will bring some of your favourite brands to an intimate venue for a chill jam sesh. For its first edition, seek out indie-rock quartet The New Modern Lights and bedroom/dream-pop outfit Viceboy for an unmissable performance. Sep 13

EXHIBITION 
You might not have asked to see a massive pile of slime, but you can, at the 19th edition of the Singapore Science Festival, which will feature Singapore’s largest slime installation. It’ll be a giant three-metre long structure, so get to Fusionopolis to witness this wild, slimy record-breaking event. Sep 13

TALK
Join four women as they gather and explore beyond the labels they’ve been given, overcoming their restrictions, and seeking ways of empowerment through their identities. They’ll be using various mediums to question the labels assigned to women, as well as the roles expected of females. I am, but also is a hopeful discussion for women by women. Sep 13

FESTIVAL
Celebrating the Mid Autumn Festival is the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre with a bountiful harvest of traditional activities for all to experience. Take part in craft workshops, a lantern riddle session and even devise a scheme to carry out “The Mooncake Heist”, an escape room-esque activity. Sep 13-14

FESTIVAL
Back for its 15th run, Moonfest 2019 is an undeniable cult favourite when it comes to Mid-Autumn festivities. Rediscover the beauty of Chinese performing arts at the Esplanade through shadow puppetry, street opera performances and traditional folk, dialect and xinyao musical acts. Sep 13-15

FESTIVAL 
Longstanding music festival Music Matters Live will return for its annual run this September, with six nights of international musical highlights. 50 artists are set to take on 10 venues in Clarke Quay, such as Vancouver soul reggae musician Buckman Coe and Israeli electro-pop producer-singer songwriter Totemo. Sep 13-18

FOOD/DRINK 
From Floating Donut and Monti comes A Monti Exclusive: Lux Dining Experience on the waters, this mid-September. Tuck into Monti’s delectable Italian cuisine while admiring the Marina skyline away from the coast. Yes, there’ll be cocktails too. Sep 13-22

LITERATURE
Part of A Weekend Affair’s monthly reading series, Flirting Between Bodies and Notions will look at a chapter in Judith Butler’s Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly, raising discussion points about the notions of self-organisation and more. Sep 14

DRINK/PARTY
Singapore's best bottle shop (as voted by you, our readers) is celebrating its second birthday, and in the best way possible by opening up their fridges for you to plunder at their Raid Our Fridge Free Flow Party. Go crazy on bottles of beer, mead, wine, sake and even cocktails, all for a very reasonable ticket price. Sep 14 

PARTY
Celebrate your love for fried shrimp and vegetables as well as sick techno beats at Tekuno Tempura, happening Saturday night at Keong Saik Road’s resident tempura bar, Tempura Oji. Tekuno cocktails will also be served alongside various beverages, so bottoms up. Sep 14

PARTY
Ah, another music party at Kilo Lounge by Collective Minds. This month, check out Breakbot & Irfane as they take their guests on a musical journey with funk, disco and more. Sep 14

PARTY
Tanjong Beach Club’s signature Barefoot Tiki Nights returns with its third edition, bringing a sunset dinner, a DIY beauty bar and some tropical beats by Orio at this beach party. Sep 14

FESTIVAL
The iconic Raffles Arcade has officially reopened, and if you haven't found the time and chance to check it out, their all-day Opening Fiesta is the best opportunity to do so. There'll be free ice cream, plenty of in-store promos, lucky draw prizes and more. Sep 14

PARTY
In need of a hardstyle party lately? Cherry Discotheque and Hard Ascension has got you covered. Go hard or go home on Saturday night at Heart4Hard. Plus, there’ll be a cake cutting sesh as it’s also Hardstyle’s fourth anniversary. Sep 14

PARTY
Kinou's first anniversary party promises a whole lot of fun with brand new cocktails at just $15, and free tapas. You’ll also stand a chance to win free passes to the F1 podium lounge or a magnum of Champagne when you purchase Jagermeister shots. Have fun. Sep 14

FILM
Presented by the Asian Film Archive, check out the Southeast Asian premiere and exclusive first run of Kim Bora's award-winning debut feature House of Hummingbird in Singapore. A touching, coming-of-age drama about a quiet eighth-grader, Eun-hee, living in 1994 Seoul, watch the adolescent feel like an outsider everywhere she goes until she encounters her school's new tutor. On both nights, find the film’s director present for post-screening discussions too. Sep 14-15

FOOD
Get even cheaper prices on some of the best hawker food at Tiong Bahru market. Simply collect some used plastic bottles, exchange them for coupons at WWF’s booth, and use them at the hawker stalls. And if you bring a reusable container, you’ll get to enjoy an additional one-dollar off too. Sep 15

EXHIBITION
Unless you’re a die-hard trekkie, you’ll greatly enjoy this year’s edition of Sentosa Sandsation. See sand artists bring to life characters like Yoda, Rey and Darth Vader, as well as Chewbacca and Boba Fett; attend sand sculpting workshops and catch free movie screenings, all at our island’s favourite beach. Through Sep 15