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Weekend Guide (May 13 to 14)

Weekend Guide (May 13 to 14)
Local talent Jasmine Sokko will be providing the beats at the upcoming Parkview Museum's Art After Dark event. Photo: Jasmine Sokko

Weekend Guide (May 13 to 14)

PARKVIEW MUSEUM SINGAPORE PRESENTS ART AFTER DARK

Venue: Parkview Museum

Address: 600 North Bridge Road

13/05/2017 - 13/05/2017

FREE

Party after dark at the recently launched Parkview Museum on May 13. The contemporary art museum’s travelling exhibition ‘On Sharks & Humanity’ will be on until midnight. During the event, local talent and DJs such as Jasmine Sokko and DJ Haili Bin will be showcasing their skills. Drinks are on offer from Proof & Co’s signature cocktail and mocktails.

SINGAPORE RIVER FESTIVITIES

Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum

Address: 1 Empress Pl

13/05/2017 - 14/05/2017

FREE

The closing weekend of the Singapore Heritage Festival will feature hawker dishes, food-inspired installations and exhibitions right by the Singapore River. The idea is to take the visitor back through time to the 1950s to the 1980s, when the Singapore River was a bustling hotbed of activity.

GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK

Venue: Equarius Hotel, Sentosa

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway

13/05/2017 10.00am - 13/05/2017 6.00pm

FREE for entry

Eco-festival Green Is The New Black is back for its third edition. Fashion junkies can browse through wares from over 100 local and regional brands such as Comfee and Center Pottery at the Mindful Marketplace. Thirty artisans will be present to for live demonstrations and workshops on how they work today, using sustainable methods. Travel show host Anita Kapoor and director of communications for World Wildlife Fund Kim Stengert will be speaking in the Transformative Talks programme (these programmes are ticketed).

A LIGHTER SIDE OF HISTORY: GROWING UP IN KEONG SAIK

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

Address: 93 Stamford Road

13/05/2017 10.00am - 13/05/2017 12.00pm

FREE

Want to know more about the hip Keong Saik Road? Check out this event, in which local author Charmaine Leung will be sharing about her experiences growing up in shophouse in the 1970s, when Keong Saik was a red light district. Leung is the author of the upcoming book, 17A Keong Saik Road.

SSO CLASSICS IN THE PARK: MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT

Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens

14/05/2017 6.00pm - 14/05/2017 late

FREE

Spend Mother’s Day amongst the lush greenery of the Singapore Botanic Gardens while listening to classic music from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Music will include excerpts from Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth and Sixth Symphonies. Special Mother’s Day gifts will be given out during the event.

JUNIOR PASTRY ACADEMY AT DB BISTRO & OYSTER BAR

Venue: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue

13/05/2017 11.30am - 13/05/2017 1.00pm

S$105++

Families can bring their little ones to a baking session at db Bistro & Oyster Bar on May 13. The session, led by Executive Pastry Chef Mandy Pan, will teach kids how to make “farm animal” cupcakes. Each session is priced at S$105++ per child and adult. Children must be between five to 10 years of age. The accompanying adult can enjoy champagne and light bites. Email dbreservations@marinabaysands.com to reserve a slot.

DOOMPH! AT KILO LOUNGE

Venue: Kilo Lounge

Address: 21 Tanjong Pagar

13/05/2017 10.00pm - 13/05/2017 4.00am

FREE for entry

A night out to DOOMPH! at Kilo Lounge means mad dancing and mad drinking. Expect disco hits and a riotous time as those such as Brendon P, Stephen Day and JB hit the decks.

ATTEND FOODPANDA’S FIFTH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT LOOF

Venue: Loof

Address: 331 North Bridge Road

17/05/2017 - 17/05/2017

Foodpanda SG is taking to Loof to celebrate its fifth birthday. Cocktails made by Loof’s team in partnership with PepsiCo and The Liquour Shop, and food from Indian Curry House and Cafe Mexicana will be on offer. Hip-hop DJ Andrew Chow will be providing the beats. To stand a chance to get a ticket, write in to press@foodpanda.sg and explain why you want to be there.

HEADS UP: WHISKEY WEEKEND

Venue: The Great Escape

Address: 6001 Beach Road

20/05/2017 3.00pm - 21/05/2017 late

S$20

Whisky aficionados may get to taste rare whiskeys such as Blood Oath Bourbon Release #3 and Willett XCF Exploratory Cask at the upcoming Proof & Company’s American Whiskey Weekend on May 20 and 21. A myriad of inventive whisky cocktails by Singapore’s American-style bars such as 28 HongKong Street, Employees Only, Manhattan and Skinny’s Lounge will be available for just S$10 each. There will be masterclasses led by master distillers, brand ambassadors and industry experts.