Five things to do this weekend: 18 – 20 September

That don't involve F1

Five things to do this weekend: 18 – 20 September
As the Singapore Grand Prix kicks into high gear this weekend, we suss out events for the homebodies who want some peace and quiet


Presented by Grey Projects, '8 Women' is an exhibition that features portraits of transwomen living and working in Farrer Park and Little India.  Held in conjunction with the annual Indignation Festival this month, photographer Grace Baey and several of her models will be present on selected evenings for you to find out more.

17 September - 17 October, 6B Kim Tian Road. To learn more, click here


MUSIC | Tiko Disko: Double Ecstasy

Tiko Disko is happening once again at LongPlay. Enjoy music spun on vinyl by the likes of Kurt Koh Beng as he brings you some of his best disco music on two turntables. All things old are new again and analog is here to stay.

18 September, 9pm at LongPlay, 4 Haji Lane/33 Arab Street. Head to Tiko Disko's Facebook page for more information.

Related story: #SundayFunday: Vinyl shopping

FOOD | The reunion: A foreign exchange

Over two nights, chefs Kim Öhman and Ivan Brehm will come together to present a seven-course menu dinner. The dishes, such as coriander and trout roe and green-lipped mussels with a Thai dipping sauce, will be featured. Shining the spotlight on ingredients from Bacchanalia's farms in Cameron Highlands and Singapore, it brings the best of Southeast Asian produce to pay tribute to local fare.

18 - 19 September, 7.30pm at Bacchanalia. For more information, click here.


CULTURE | PARK(ing) Day Singapore 2015

Revive lost memories this Friday as parking lots morph into temporary public spaces. In its third year, this international movement invites the public to reimagine the use of such spaces for leisure or even a public picnic.

18 September. To find out more about PARK(ing) Day, head here.

SHOP | Lomo Art Fest

Organised by the Lomography Embassy Singapore, the island's first art market features nine different stores selling a range of merchandise. Choose between repurposed art products from Mossigarden, light and quirky illustrations from Ultraviolets, or The Botanical Plate as they educate you on the magic of plant-based lifestyle and body care products.

19 - 20 September, 1 - 7 pm at Lomography Embassy Singapore, 295 South Bridge Road. For more information, click here.


Text: Vimidamini Haridasan

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