Five things to do this weekend: 21 – 23 August
ARTS | Singapore Night Festival
Our must-sees from this weekend's lineup include the art installation 'The Anooki Celebrate Singapore' at the National Museum's façade, which will showcase the iconic building like you've never seen it before. For a closed-door affair, choose to get bedazzled by 'Kumar's Cabaret — Queen of Glamour' at the Cathay Green at 10pm.
21-22 August, 7pm to 2am, Bras Basah and Bugis. For more information, visit Singapore Night Festival
Related story: The Singapore Night Festival is back, and here's the lineup
FOOD & DRINK | The Symposium #1: Hunger
Bjorn Shen, chef and owner of Artichoke and Michelle Lai, event manager of Open Farm Community make up the inaugural panel for this series of conversations on social and cultural issues. This session, they'll touch on Singaporeans' passion for food, the act of eating, the transformation of the personal kitchen, the cult of temporary pop-ups and the future of eating in the 22nd century. This ticketed event has a limited number of slots, so grab your tickets now.
22 August, 2pm to 3.30pm at The Growell Pop Up. For tickets, head to Eventbrite.
FILM | Films at the Fort 2015
For movies with a breath of fresh air, head to Fort Canning Park with a bottle of white and some mac and cheese from The Providore to catch Rocky, Sylvester Stallone's prolific role as the underdog boxer. Worried about sitting on the grass? Fret not, you can purchase cushions at the venue to enjoy the grass amphitheatre comfortably.
23 August at Fort Canning Green at Fort Canning Park. Gates open from 5pm onwards. Purchase your tickets for Rocky here.
Related story: Book now: Films at the fort
PARTY | Zouk Soundsystem Presents New World Sound with Hong
If you're new to Aussie brothers Tyrone and Jesse Taylor, now's the chance to get acquainted. They make up New World Sound, a duo that have received attention from the likes of David Guetta and Tiësto, and are signed on to Avicii's LE7ELS Records. Zouk plays host to the breakthrough artists as they showcase their dance music moves.
22 August, 10pm onwards at Zouk. For more information, visit Zouk.
MUSIC | Summerdaze 2015
Remember Fat Joe? Back in the early 2000s, you bumped and grinded along hip hop's collaborateur extraordinaire with What's Luv and Feelin' So Good — now you can see him live after all these years. He joins fellow hip hop and soul acts such as Arrested Development, Slum Village as well as local guys Pushin' On and Matteblacc in this festival first.
22 August, 4pm to midnight at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa. Grab your tickets here.
- Image: Hard Rock Cafe, Singapore Night Festival, Open Farm Community, United Artists
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