5 things to do this weekend: 19 - 21 August

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5 things to do this weekend: 19 - 21 August
The Singapore Night Festival begins, 10-minute plays take to the stage and DJ Aresha and Senja spins at kult kafé

ART | Singapore Night Festival
Another round of nocturnal adventures await as Singapore's arts and heritage district transforms into a thrilling alternate wonderland. For perennial bests, National Museum of Singapore's Night Lights, The Substation's Bloc Party and Cathay Green's House of Curiosities are your go-tos.
singapore night festival 2016
19-20 August, 7.30pm-2am at Bras Basah and Bugis area. For more details, click

MARKET | Film / Music / Barter Market
Try your hand on some good old fashioned bartering of rolls, photographs or possibly conversations with fellow aficionados — all to the ambient tunes of Wu Jun Han as he weaves an aural response to super8's short films.
objectifs barter market
19-20 August, 7-10pm at Objectifs. For more details, click

POETRY | Late-Night Texting
Heads up, you with the phone-glued eyes! Turn off your screens in exchange for some Seedy Stories performed by Saga Seed Theatre, ten-minute short plays by Dark Matter Theatrics or destination: INK's One Mic Stand for an after hours, bite-sized textual experience.
late-night texting art
20 August, 7-11pm at Centre 42. For more details, click

MUSIC | Sub City: kult kafé D&B BBQ
With a solid line up of homegrown talents the likes of DJ Aresha — check out her playlist here — and Senja, joined by the lush electronica beats of Andy Vortex and Diphasic, get your dose of great music and grilled gourmet sausages from the good folks of Sidecar Sausages.

20-21 August, 2-10pm at kult kafé. For more details, click here.

WORKSHOP | An Edible Flowers Workshop by The Tender Gardener
Flower-arranging might not be your forte, but this one goes beyond the bouquets. Get to know the nutritional benefits and learn how to grow edible flowers to throw them in your next salad mix or cocktail attempt. After your workshop, reward your greener self with Plain Vanilla's Milo Dinosaur cupcakes.
plain vanilla
21 August, 2-4pm at The Plain Vanilla. For more details, click

Text: Bianca Husodo

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