Five things to do this weekend: 14 – 16 August

Five things to do this weekend: 14 – 16 August

Rest & Relax

Text: Vimidamini Haridasan

Recover from the daily grind and re-group with the weekend’s list of events

FOOD AND DRINK | Epicurean Market

Eat and drink your way through the weekend at Marina Bay Sands with the annual Epicurean Market. The three-day event will feature masterclasses from celebrity chefs and award-winning bartenders that allow you to sample some of the finest produce and dishes. Grab the three-day pass to the event and you'll also be given access to the after-party at CÉ LA VI. Sweet.

14 - 16 August at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. More details here.

SHOP | Proof Living: Craft & Design Fest

Celebrate the best in design with the Proof Living Craft & Design Fest at Paragon. Starting at noon on Saturday, the fest brings brands such as Barker, BoConcept and Lladro together for the first time. For those looking to learn from the brands themselves, free events hosted by the stores include tea blending, floral arrangement and the correct application of feng shui.

15 - 16 August, 12pm onwards, Level 4, Paragon Shopping Centre. More details here.

Proof Living: Craft & Design Fest

CULTURE | Cyril Wong: The Lover's Inventory Book Launch

Poet Cyril Wong will be reading snippets from his latest book of poetry, The Lover's Inventory tonight. Head down to BooksActually to be entertained and drawn into the intimate world of lovers past and present as the poet explores the human emotions of desire, loneliness and letting go.

14 August, 7.30 - 9pm at BooksActually.

Cyril Wong The Lover's Inventory book launch

PARTY | Kilo Lounge x Fat Fish Presents: Adi Shabat supported by DJ Roco & Orio Leshem

Adi Shabat's unique technique and taste in a mix of Techno, Deep House and Indie has won her fans in her native Tel Aviv and Berlin. Known for her monthly residency at the world famous Block Club in Tel Aviv and a part of the first Israeli Burning Man Festival, she will be playing at Kilo this Saturday with DJ Roco and Orio Leshem.

15 August at Kilo Lounge. More details here.

Adi Shabat at Kilo Lounge

MUSIC | The Maine Live in Singapore

Following up from their sold-out gig in Singapore two years ago, The Maine are back on our sunny shores. Along with their previous hits, the American band also brings their fifth studio album to St James Powerstation this Saturday. Having shared the stage with the likes of Taking Back Sunday, All Time Low and Good Charlotte, the pop punk band shows us an edgier and more self-relfective tone in their latest album.

15 August , Doors open at 6.30pm. Neverland II, St James Power Station. Buy your tickets here.