Hit pause on the rising Scottish comedian’s Netflix specials Dark and Jigsaw, and see the world through his eyes. Known for his challenging and controversial stand-up, Daniel Sloss takes the mic to address racism, homophobia, and sexism, cracking open a bigger conversation through comedy. Fellow comedian Kai Humphries joins him on-stage.
Let the kids out this Children’s Day weekend for some fun at the city’s giant durian. Tailored for those under the age of 12, its line-up of performances and workshops encourage play and family fun. Bond with your child over puppetry and sounds with acts like Cerita Anak (Child’s Story) and Tailor Made.
Explore the city’s urban environment and celebrate all things architecture and design at Archifest. This year, it’s all about craft – discover the handiwork behind the architectural marvels around you and how they add vibrancy to our city. Go beyond with talks, exhibitions, tours and workshops and see the art of construction in a different light. Archifest takes place at various locations including the URA Centre.
Welcome the weekend with some classical music at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Take your Friday lunch up a notch with an hour-long live performance by the students from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Got a case of wanderlust? Make a dash to the Klook Travel Festival. But don't expect your usual travel fair – the mobile-led, experiential travel festival is decked with carnival games and rides, train booths and Instagram-worthy zones featuring countries from Asia, Europe, Australia and the USA (think the Bali swing, the iconic Stylenanda bathtub and the Trevi fountain of Rome). For tips and tricks, don't miss talks by various travel publications and influencers Nas Daily and BongQiuQiu. There are also plenty of opportunities for you to discover travel alternatives and deals.
Enliven your Orchard experience with an all-new roving pop-up concept, NAO (Night at Orchard). Happening every first weekend of the month along the stretch between ION Orchard and Ngee Ann City, expect a showcase of talents across fashion, arts, dining, and music. Highlights include culinary offerings by popular brands like Old Chang Kee and Michelin-starred restaurant Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, shopping options with the likes of up-and-coming brands such as oasis:skin and Indigo Culture, and busking performances from NoonTalk artiste Gavin Teo, One Moment of Glory winner Jill-Marie Thomas, and popular indie acts like Codie Loh, Raphael Leong and Yeo Ming Jun.
You don't have to be a kid to soak up Gardens by the Bay's youth festival. Come sunset, enter a world full of possibilities as the Supertree Grove transforms into an enchanting neon jungle complete with attention-grabbing light installations, colossal neon sculptures, roving LED stilt walkers and a slew of exciting programmes. Work those itchy fingers in an upcycling workshop, catch a movie under the stars, discover your next favourite maker at the neon night market, unleash your inner kid at the fun zone, and more.
Gajah Gallery presents the catalogue launch for Formless Existence by Erizal As, one of Indonesia's emerging contemporary artists. Following a successful run at Gajah Gallery Yogyakarta, the landmark exhibition documents the artist's departure from his earlier discourse on identity and the essence of humanity. You'll find the result of his artistic introspection surrounding the topics of extinction, corruption, and the loss of identity at this thought-provoking showcase.
Whether you’re looking for The One, chasing your dreams or reaching for success, find out Amy Okudaira's secrets to leading a better, happier and productive life at The Law of Attraction for a Happy Life on October 5 at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. Amy Okudaira is the author of self-help book Law of Attraction. Let her take you on a journey of self-discovery with her bag of tips and tricks that aim to improve the quality of life, both professional and personal. The Japanese life guru has sold 720,000 copies of her book and has teamed up with fellow author Banana Yoshimoto for another self-help guide, If You Love Yourself, Your Wish Will Come True. Amy's Law of Attraction has been covered by media in Japan including fashion magazine With, and has garnered traction among young adults in their 20s and 30s. She recently led a sold-out show in Japan before making her way to Singapore. By going global, she aims to share the gift of happiness, encouraging everyone of all ages to change their lives for the better, be it as an individual or with a partner, friends or family. Joining her on-stage is moderator, Mifuyu Ando, who has starred in the television show Jounetsu Tairiku. She shares more about how the Law of Attraction has benefitted her in a span of five years, where she has dabbled in television as a commentator, teaching, and writing. There's also a Q&A session for you to ask questions and seek advice on life, as well as a mix and mingle session af
Travel back in time to the bustling trading port of the East Indies that drew the attention of the Dutch and British East India Companies. The East Indies were the centre of the spice trade, comprising the Malay Peninsula and Indonesian Archipelago. But the European arrival is only a fraction of its longer history. Uncover the other factors at play leading up to the events of 1819 through this informative exhibition.