Guide to Valentine's Day in Singapore
From romantic restaurants, DIY Valentine's gift ideas, a guide to flowers and hot date ideas, here's how to spend the day of love in Singapore.
Time Out Dating Survey 2016
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The most romantic restaurants in Singapore
Our picks of the best value-for-money, romantically lit restaurants to huddle close and get to know each other.
Anti-Valentine's Day events
Who says Valentine’s Day should only be fun for couples? No staying at home this time around, here are some of the best places for all you singletons to hang out and gather for a good time on February 14. Make sure to bring your favourite gal pals and best dudes along.
Guide to Chinese New Year in Singapore
Read on to find out the best Chinese New Year activities happening around town, which performances to catch and the top restaurants to book for your reunion dinner
What's on in Singapore this week
With a sound set in the space between lush indie pop and rock, this Toronto quintet returns for an evening at Victoria Theatre on Valentine's Day. So cancel all your date night plans and ready yourselves to sway to the tune of 'No One is Lost', 'From the Night' and 'Take Me to the Riot'.
Gather the whole brood for this one – the iconic Chinese New Year event returns for its 30th edition with a nine-day festival. Apart from spectacular lantern displays, visitors can look forward to a performance of Journey to the West by the Song and Dance Theatre in Nanjing City, a showcase of traditional Chinese handicrafts, food stalls with local and regional delicacies, getai and xinyao shows, as well as an amusement park, which is home to arcade and carnival games, 3D animatronic dinosaur rides and more. On top of that, a pyrotechnic and fireworks display takes place nightly at 9pm (except for Chinese New Year's Eve, when it will take place at midnight).
The Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour
After his sold-out three-show run here in April 2015, the stand-up comic is back for the second run of his Almost Famous tour. Expect all-new material in addition to Peters’ well-loved jokes, and a collaborative show where the audience contributes.
Monday Moot: Martin Constable
This edition of the art talk series is helmed by NTU assistant professor Martin Constable, who's also part of the Singapore-based art collective Grieve Perspective. Constable discusses the history and evolution of art schools over the years, and tackles the question of what it means to be a ‘perfect’ art school.
For Your Approval, Please
Taking its name from the hated catchphrase you'll find in work-related emails to the bosses, this exhibition highlights the various identities most of us have to wrangle with, be it at home or in the office. Local artist nicfoo’s exhibit features his self-coined 'storygraphs': the superimposition of one photo over another, which is then attached to a piece of original music by Clarence Chung.
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