This weekend, make like Ed Sheeran and do some thinking out loud
CULTURE | Singapore River Festival
Want to see aerialists suspended in mid-air over the Singapore River on a 220-tonne crane? The Singapore River Festival celebrates the riversides of Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay with local and international performances, art, music, theatre and exhibitions — including 'Urban Artery', curated by Steve Lawler from Kult.
The Human Net performance will be held on 23 and 24 October at 8pm and 10pm at Riverside Point, Clarke Quay. Urban Artery will be held from 23 October to 1 November.
FILM | Singapore Short Cuts
The National Museum Cinémathèque presents the 12th edition of Singapore Short Cuts, where a selection of recent short films make the cut for their beautiful cinematography and compelling stories. This year, the shorts include The Great Escape, Not Working Today and My Autograph Book.
24 and 25 October, 3pm at the National Museum of Singapore.
CULTURE | Slam #19 - 'Not what you think'
Ever been caught in a comprising situation only to have people jumping to an unfavourable conclusion? We've all been there — but only few are brave enough to write about it. Artistry invites you to a story slam where you can share 10 minutes of some of your most embarrassing moments, and have the world judge you for it — well, at least those present in Artistry.
24 October at Artistry. More details and how to sign up here.
MUSIC | Revision Presents: Sub City [D&B-Jungle-Bass]
Kiat, Senja, Jaydah, Ramesh and Submerge come together for Revision's culmination of drum and bass, jungle and bass music. It's Revision's second effort since their launch at Good Times a while ago, and they've had us begging for more sick sounds.
25 October at 50 Cuscaden Road, #03-01. For more information, click here.
ART | Hermès Leather Forever
Hermès is a brand that doesn't horse around — especially when it comes to craftsmanship. In Leather Forever, Hermès' exhibition straight from the Emile Hermès Museum in Paris, you'll get to see items Hermès himself had collected since he was 12. Start from the Little Room of Wanders outside the Asian Civilisations Museum and continue the journey at ArtScience Museum. While you'd expect artefacts surrounding horse-riding from France (at a point of time, there were more than 19,000 horses in the streets of Paris), you can also spot a horse seemingly influenced from Buddhist imagery as well.
'Hermès Leather Forever' will be held from 25 October to 13 December at ArtScience Museum.