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5 things to do this weekend: 2 - 4 March

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5 things to do this weekend: 2 - 4 March
Get sassy with Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls, visit a French festival and pick up an indie magazine or two

FESTIVAL | Francophonie Festival 2018
Parlez-vous Français? Even if you don't, Francophiles can still watch films and attend talks from individuals such as French journalist Florence Aubenas, who was held hostage in Iraq for five months in 2005. For starters, Canadian cartoonist Guy Delisle will show his journalistic cartoons in an exhibition and talk about his work processes.

francophonie festival 2018 guy delisle
Till 28 March, at Alliance Française de Singapour and various locations around Singapore.

ART | Javanese Batik In Europe and Africa
Turns out there's more to batik than just patterns on your grandmother's dress. Helmed by anthropologist and museum curator Maria Wronska-Friend, this lecture will delve into how this traditional print has played a big role in the African textile tradition and influenced 19th century European artists and designers.

javanese batik lecture 2018
2 March, 7pm to 8pm at Peranakan Museum Singapore.

MUSIC | Kilo Lounge Presents Jennifer Cardini (GER) and Jonathan Kusama
We love it when we see a female DJ dominating the decks. With her latest track 'August In Paris' in 2016, look out for French DJ Jennifer Cardini spinning European EDM sounds. Joining her during the event will be Singapore/Jakarta-based DJ Jonathan Kusama.

2 March, 10pm to 2am at Kilo Lounge.

ART | Meet The Magazines
Organised by BooksActually, six indie magazines from Malaysia and Singapore — Musotrees Magazine, Mynah Magazine, STAPLE Magazine, SAND Magazine, The Maker Journal and The Ideology — will share how indie magazines survive in the current publishing climate. Pick up some merchandise as well.

Meet The Magazines 2018 BooksActually
3 to 4 March, 2pm to 8pm at Read To Teleport at Great World City.

COMEDY | RuPaul's Drag Race Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls with Comedy Queen and Host Lady Bunny
Sashay and "shantay" with two finalists from RuPaul's Drag Race Season Eight, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls. This iconic duo will bring on the sass, comedy and lip-syncing. Drag queen Lady Bunny, who kick-started her career alongside RuPaul, will guest-star in this performance.

Kim Chi Naomi Smalls RuPaul Drag Race 2018
4 March, 8pm to 11pm at Kallang Theatre.

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Text: Rachel Chan

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