Plan ahead for the weekend with our picks of anti ho-hum activities
FOOD | Streat 2016 Feeding your appetite for lip-smacking Singaporean dishes is Singapore Food Festival's Streat. Along with its curated cast of hawkers, a 6-Hands Dinner pop-up restaurant featuring chefs Susur Lee, Ken Ling and Han Li Guang, serves a five-course menu of local cuisines concocted in a traditional-modern fusion.
15-16 July, 5-10.30pm at Clifford Square. For more details click here. PARTY | Tropical Temple: Discotropic Edition Looking for some sick new beats to boogie to? Get down and paint the town tropical red as Seoul's DJ Akimbo spins out electrifying African, Latin and Caribbean dance floor digs aplenty, transporting you to a lush beachy realm where the nights stay young and the good music never ends. 15 July, 9.30pm-3am at Blu Jaz Cafe. For more details click here. CRAFT | Natural Dyed Silk by Project Coal Unravel your creative side and learn the techniques of dyeing with flowers and objects you can find at home in Project Coal's workshop. Take home your own silk scarf and a pocket square for the ultimate bragging rights. 16 July, 2-4pm at Sarah and Schooling. For more details click here. THEATRE | Singapore Theatre Festival 2016: Songs of Protest If you have a thing or two to say on the issues of war, civil rights, feminism or politics, stand in solidarity with homegrown singers and songwriters — including Vandetta and new Friend of Buro, Shigga Shay — who will be crooning action-calling musical performances. 16 July, 10.30-11.30pm at Lasalle College of the Arts. For more details click here. FILM | Cinewa: Sundays with Japanese Cinema It's that time of the year where you're entitled to the best of Japan's underrated cinematic masterpieces. Brave a strong stomach for the wantonly risqué Sian Sono whodunnit, Guilty of Romance, to kickstart the weekly marathon in prep of September's Japanese Film Festival. 17 July, 2pm at The Projector. For more details, click here.