Things To Do This Weekend (5 – 7 May 2017)

Star Wars fans are in for a treat this weekend as Gardens by the Bay is transformed into an intergalactic wonderland. Not a sci-fi lover? There’s also the Game of Thrones pencil microsculpture exhibition where characters are carved into the tip of pencils. Pick from three different genres of music to dance your weekend away, from New Orleans funk, to indie pop, to trance/electro house.

1. Game of Thrones: A Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition

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Can’t wait till September to watch the critically acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones? Catch them in Singapore, in miniature form. Artist Salavat Fidai has crafted 16 Game of Thrones-themed pencil sculptures and they will be on display at Scotts Square, free for all to marvel at the precision and detail of his craft.

Date: Ongoing till 4 June 2017
Venue: #03-14/15 Scotts Square
6 Scotts Road
Singapore 228209
Time: 12PM – 8PM daily
Admission: Free
(more information here)

2. Singapore Heritage Festival

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This year, the Singapore Heritage Festival takes visitors on a journey through Singapore’s lesser known stories, using different mediums and methods like performances, exposure to heritage food and a look at the world of broadcast.

Date: Ongoing till 14 May 2017
Venue: –
Time: –
Admission: –
(more information here)

3. Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You Festival

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Star Wars fans must be looking forward to this time of the year, where a whole day (sometimes week) is dedicated to everything of the sci-fi fandom. The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay will be transforming into the intergalactic universe that fans so love. This three-day festival will showcase Supertrees that shoot a beam like lightsabers, a special Star Wars feature in the Garden Rhapsody performance, a Star Wars run, appearances by characters like Chewbacca and Kylo Ren, and a model of the All-Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST).

Date: Ongoing till 6 May 2017
Venue: Marina Bay Sands
18 Marina Gardens Dr
Singapore 018953
Time: 9AM – 8PM daily
Admission: –
(more information here)

4. New Orleans Night Vol.13

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Always wanted to experience the care-free, funky culture of New Orleans? New Stream Brass Band is bringing the streets of New Orleans to Singapore as the unprecedented local New Orleans style brass band. The tunes they play blends jazz, funk, latin and hip-hop styles with traditional New Orleans brass sounds. Get ready to participate in “Second Line” brass band parades, a cultural heritage of New Orleans!

Date: 6 May 2017
Venue: Blu Jaz Cafe
11 Bali Lane
Singapore 189848
Time: 9:30PM – 12:45AM
Admission: Free
(more information here)

5. Teen Daze & Mozart’s Sister – Live in Singapore

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These two young Canadian artists will be playing in Singapore to a chill crowd this weekend. Teen Daze (Jamison Isaak) is a British-Columbia based artist and producer. His style is mostly labeled indie-pop/dream-pop, but has recently ventured into an ambient electronic production. If you like Grimes, Mozart’s Sister – the solo project of Montreal’s Caila Thompson-Hannant – might be perfect for you. Listen out for her glittering, celebratory pop tunes that are reminiscent of Grimes’ early works.

Date: 7 May 2017
Venue: Kilo Lounge
21 Tanjong Pagar Road #01-02/04
Singapore 088444
Time: 7:30PM – 10:30PM
Admission: $30, tickets available here
(more information here)

6. W&W at Zouk

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If you’re into music that gets your heart pumping and your body dancing, Dutch DJ and record producer duo W&W will be playing at Zouk. Mostly playing trance and electro house, the two are big names in the EDM arena. Can’t make it to Tomorrowland? Catch them at Zouk instead!

Date: 6 May 2017
Venue: 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery
Singapore 179022
Time: 9PM – 4AM
Admission: –
(more information here)


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