5 things to do this weekend: 24—26 June
ART | Nyonya Needlework: Embroidery and Beadwork in the Peranakan World
Five years of planning has come to fruition, with this exhibition that showcases the Peranakan art of embroidery and beadwork. The blend of Chinese and Malay culture and techniques will leave you awestruck over the rich heritage of nyonyas and babas. As you make your way around the exhibition, keep your eyes peeled for a pair of slippers with the message 'Good Luck' woven in.
Opens 24 June, 10am at the Peranakan Museum. For more information, click here.
MUSIC | Baybeats 2016
With the likes of Bear Culture, Disco Hue and Cashew Chemists in the lineup, it's hard to be anything but excited for Baybeats. Running the gamut of folk, pop, metal, electro and everything in between, be witness to international and local acts. And if you're a budding musician, step out and take the stage with the Baybeats Open Stage.
21 to 27 June, at the Esplanade. For more information, click here.
BOOKS | Math Paper Press Day at BooksActually
Let the words of Cyril Wong, Pooja Nansi and Stephanie Ye touch your soul — just as how they'd romanced us previously — this weekend. In celebration of homegrown publisher, Math Paper Press, the good folks at BooksActually have rolled out a series of signings, talks and readings with your favourite writers.
25 June, 11am to 8pm at BooksActually. For more information, click here.
ART | Joan Cornellà: A Solo Exhibition
Creating waves in the digital universe, Joan Cornellà will not be stopped. Generating much excitement amongst fans, the artist will be holding his solo exhibition here in our sunny island for the very first time. A word of warning, this is not for the faint of heart.
Opens 24 June till 3 July, at Far Out!. For more information, click here.
FOOD AND DRINK | 7th Kranji Farmers' Market
Eat, drink and be merry — the annual farmers' market is back, with more food and drinks than ever. Go from sipping on Sofnade lemonade, munching on Sunday Sourdough Bakery's bread, to savouring Uncle G's Handmade roasts. With the selection of organic produce in store, you'll be spoilt for choice.
25-26 June, 12pm to 5pm at Gardenasia. For more information, click here.
- Image: Peranakan Museum, Facebook | Bear Culture, Facebook | Math Paper Press, Facebook | Joan Cornellà, Facebook | Kranji Countryside Farmers' Market
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