Five things to do this weekend: 15 - 17 April

Five things to do this weekend: 15 - 17 April

Weekend digest

Text: Adibah Isa

Image: Cover images courtesy of Gaumont: 120 Years of Cinema exhibition

This weekend, catch up on 120 years of French cinema, explore a cabinet of curiosities and shop at a Scandinavian market

FILM | Gaumont: 120 Years of Cinema exhibition

Part of Voilah! 2016, Gaumont has brought together posters, soundtracks and excerpts of some of their famed filmsLe Feu Follet (1963), Bande à Part (1964), Leon (1994) — for a restrospective that showcases the diversity of the film company. Watch an hour-long loop of 250 excerpts of French classics, as well as a short telecast of a news section of Singapore in the '20s, exclusive to the Gaumont archives. Another highlight are the exclusive sketches of Jean Paul Gaultier's outfits from The Fifth Element (1997), the sci-fi flick which will be screened at the National Design Centre. 

A film screening at the Gaumont exhibition in France 

Till 15 May, 9am to 9pm at the National Design Centre. For more information, click here.

BOOKS | Singapore Art Book Fair 2016

Organised by BooksActually and themed "Cabinet of Curiosities", this year's direction explores our curiosities and desire to collect. Pick up a title or two from 34 local and international exhibitors from Vietnam, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

Singapore Art Book Fair 

Till 17 April, 10am to 7pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday at the ArtScience Museum. For more information, click here

MARKET | BoConcept's Scandinavian Marketplace

BoConcept transforms its showroom into a Scandi marketplace with local producers such as coconut oil skincare gurus Katfood and terrarium favourites Green Banana. You can also join a floral arrangement workshop by One Olive and enjoy a live performance by Amanda Tee.

Shiberty Macarons available at the BoConcept market place

16 April, 11am to 7pm at Paragon, 04-01. For more details, click here.

MUSIC | Moonbeats Warehouse Party

Their first of its kind, Moonbeats Asia will take over an industrial warehouse in Kallang to bring you the best live beats from international electronic acts Ryan Hemsworth and Slow Magic. Our
#ManCrushMonday Myrne is one of the local talents on show, along with Attagirl's DuriO and team cake. In the meantime, listen to our Moonbeats Warehouse Party-themed playlist.

Myrne, one of the headliners at the Moonbeats Warehouse Party 

16 April from 9pm till late at 158 Kallang Way 01-519. Book tickets here.

ART | Lost in Translation: Live Music and Painting


No, it's not related to that Sofia Coppola film — but it's under the same vein of creative expression. Watch as artist Robyn Saurine responds with paint as a collective of musicians perform various instruments. One of them's Wolf & The Moon, a psychedelic space rock trio from Singapore.

17 April, 4pm at Artistry. For more information, click here.