5 things to do this weekend: 6 - 8 October

5 things to do this weekend: 6 - 8 October

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Text: Adibah Isa

Image: Facebook | Suki Quasimodo

Check out two art and music markets by DJ Zig Zach and Darker Than Wax, as well as a new exhibition at SPRMRKT

BOOKS | Sing Lit Body Slam
Pro-wrestling and poetry have more in common than you think. Join the poets from Sing Lit Station and wrestlers from Grapple MAX Dojo as they tag team on a battle of both wit and grit.

Sit Lit

6 October, 8pm to 10pm at Aliwal Arts Centre.

FILM | In Conversation With: Aisle of Dreams
Presented by ArtScience Museum and Singapore International Film Festival, look back at Singapore filmmaker Wee Li Lin's Gone Shopping, made 10 years ago when ION Orchard was being constructed. Panelists include the director herself, professor and sociologist Chua Beng Huat, actress Sonya Nair and associate editor of Rice Media Julian Wong as they discuss what the space of the shopping centre means today and in the future. 

Gone Shopping

7 October, 2.30pm to 4pm at ArtScience Museum.

ART | 'Raw/Uncooked'
Young New Delhi artist Sanyaa Mehrohta questions identity and womanhood as an Indian student living in Singapore in her first ever two-part exhibition. She's also passionate on educating girls in India on menstruation being nothing to be ashamed of. A limited edition Noor candle with pomegranate, chamomile and patchouli is also on sale, a collaboration between the artist and local artisanal candle-makers, Sally's Room.


Till 28 November at SPRMRKT, 2 McCallum Street. 

MARKET | Sunday Social Market
DJ Zig Zach and Jade Amar come together to curate a line-up of music and local craft makers. Dance along to Sivanesh of CÉ LA VI Singapore, Mack from the U.K. and Muto Masashi of Japan as you pick up salted egg chips from Irvins Salted Egg, beach mats from Matahari or a quirky potted friend from The Rain in Spain.

The Rain in Spain

8 October, 12pm onwards at Camp Kilo.

MARKET | Canvas x Darker Than Wax presents For The Record
The Darker Than Wax crew and Canvas are hosting a market with real food (read: Hawker goodness like curry puffs and nasi lemak from Riverwalk Resident and tacos from Encik Rizal Chicken Chops) as well as sweet vinyl finds from the likes of Straits Records and Vinyl Heavy. Apart from Funk Bast*rd and William J, you can also check out Suki Quasimodo's jungle and drum and bass crossovers.

8 October, 5pm onwards at Canvas.