Five things to do this weekend: 9 - 11 October
R & R
DESIGN | The Greater Goods Launch
How to Ink celebrates their first art show at The Substation. In celebration of printmaking, they've pooled together 10 artists whose artworks you can choose to print on your own tote. Artists include Boon Tan, Edric Lee, Ella Zheng, Esther Goh, How To Ink, Roots, Messymsxi, Oak & Bindi, The Workbench and Shanlyn Chew.
10 October from 12 to 10pm at The Substation Gallery. For more information, click here.
PHOTOGRAPHY | Living Yangtze by Eric Valli for Swarovski Waterschool
Just how many times does the word 'sustainable' get thrown around the fashion industry? Swarovski joins the ranks of brands championing Save-the-Earth efforts — they've picked water, which has a natural relationship to crystal. The Swarovski Waterschool has partnered with acclaimed French director, photographer and author Eric Valli for 'Living Yangtze', a multi-media exhibition documenting the lives of Chinese residents along the Yangtze River. If you're looking for a photo to stop you in your tracks, Valli's portfolio has many.
10 to 27 October from 10am to 7pm at ArtScience Museum. For more information, click here.
MUSIC | The Quartermasters EP Launch Party
Year-old band The Quartermasters launches their self-titled EP at one of our favourite venues, Lepark. The project of local singer Charles J Tan, the quintet embark on their new journey with Catch on Fire, a song released last month that drips with country-folk goodness. Have a listen below.
10 October from 7.30 to 10.30pm at Lepark. For tickets, click here.
PARTY | SOLID GOLD 1st Anniversary
Hip-hop culture collective Solid Gold turns one, and what better way to celebrate it than with friends at Zouk. Joining DJ Ko Flow and Felix of the Radikal Forze Crew are DJ Rattle, Ollie 'Des, Rough, Shigga Shay, Mr Boo, The Lion City Boy, Yooh The Vibration and Radikal Forze. Dress in your streetwear best and groove to the genres which have shaped hip hop.
10 October at Zouk. For more information, click here.
CULTURE | Mabuk Market
As its name suggests ('mabuk' means drunk in Malay), it's a flea art market that's the boozy sort. We're not talking frat boy fare though — instead, a selection your favourite easy eats feature: Neh Neh Pop, The Cajun Kings, Park Bench Deli and Momma Bear's Cakes (pictured below). Shop from local independent entrepreneurs curated by Good Citizen, and have a go at carnival-like game stalls created by the guys from kult.
11 October from 11am at Marina at Keppel Bay. For more information, click here.
- Image: How to Ink, Zouk Singapore, Eric Valli, Momma Bear's Cakes
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