Things To Do This Weekend (17 – 19 February 2017)

Extend the Valentine’s Day frivolities by unravelling the mysteries of the universe while star gazing, experiencing an Alice in Wonderland-themed dinner, or head down to several art exhibitions and pop-up markets going on this weekend.
1. Chicago


The BAFTA and Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is back in Singapore till February 28 2017, holding the title of Broadway’s second-longest running show. Murder, corruption, lust and greed are the central themes that pervade the musical set against the background of the 1920s Chicago nightclub scene. Catch this iconic musical and sing along to their hits ‘All That Jazz’ and ‘Cell Block Tango’.

Date: Ongoing till 28 February 2017
Venue: Basement level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
10 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore 018956
Time: –
Admission: From $65
(more information here)

2. Art of the Rehearsal


A three-channel immersive video installation, Art of the Rehearsal by multidisciplinary artist Sarah Choo Jing features dancers from different cultures practicing their moves along the back lanes and alleys of cultural districts in the city. It is currently being held in the National Museum’s first experimental space, Gallery10.

Date: Ongoing till April 30 2017
Venue: L1 National Museum of Singapore
93 Stamford Rd
Singapore 178897
Time: 10AM – 7PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)

3. Choking Hazard: An Exhibition about Toys


Kult is showcasing the works of over 30 local and international artists and toy makers who have dismantled existing toys and built them into new projects. The inspiration behind this exhibition is the amount of waste produced by mass production and consumerism. After the exhibition, you can build your own art-piece from pre-loved toys.

Date: 17 February 2017 – 18 March 2017
Venue: kult
C2-5, 11 Upper Wilkie Road
Singapore 228120
Time: 9AM – 11PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)

4. Dinner in Wonderland


Join the Queen in a food tasting session at this Alice in Wonderland-themed four-course dinner that will take you on a trip down the rabbit hole. Hosted by ANDSOFORTH, a nomadic theatre group that puts up dinner theatre shows, four long tables of guests will dine while characters from the tale roam around and entertain.

Date: Ongoing till February 25 2017
Venue: –
Time: 7.30PM
Admission: From $98
(more information here)

5. Swedish Film Festival 2017


Working closely with the Swedish Embassy of Singapore, The Projector has curated 8 Swedish films that will tug at your heart-strings, tickle your funny bones and just down right make you ponder. Presenting works of contemporary Swedish master, Roy Andersson, 5 of his films are featured including the highly-anticipated Singapore premiere of his latest and most lauded, A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH ON REFLECTING EXISTENCE. Also, for the entire festival weekend, vintage Swedish furniture brand Möbler will be providing select pieces of genuine antique Swedish furniture that will also be on sale.

Date: 15 – 17 February 2017
Venue: The Projector
6001 Beach Road #05-00 Golden Mile Tower
Singapore 199589
Time: –
Admission: $11 (concession), $13 (regular ticket)
(more information here)

6. Sunday Showcase: SingAstro


Explore the night sky with cutting-edge astronomical technologies and unravel the mysteries of the universe with many activities including star and solar gazing. Listen to the sound of space and learn how astronomical instruments have evolved over time, becoming so accurate that it can differentiate between the sounds of Jupiter and a meteor through the use of radio telescopes.

Date: 18 – 19 February 2017
Venue: ArtScience Museum
10 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore 018956
Time: 1PM – 7PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)

7. Majestic Market


Alongside its year-long 10th Anniversary celebrations, New Majestic hotel is hosting a 3-day pop up weekend bazaar set in its 1928 conservation shophouse-hotel in the quaint Bukit Pasoh neighbourhood. Bringing together local vendors, they aim to showcase local talents, design and culture in the neighbourhood that is rich in history. Also, look out for workshops throughout the weekend that include paper crafting and terrarium making – do book slots before they run out.

Date: 17 February – 19 February 2017
Venue: New Majestic Hotel
31 – 37 Bukit Pasoh Road
Singapore 089845
Time: Starts at 6PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)

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