5 things to do this weekend: 3 - 5 February

5 things to do this weekend: 3 - 5 February

Island hopping

Text: Meera Navlakha

Image: Getty Images,
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On the first weekend of February, bid goodbye to Dakota Crescent and laugh with Donald Trump and Barack Obama — sort of

MUSIC | The Council presents Charlotte de Witte
Exploring the darker side of electronic music, The Council is hosting one of its signature parties to celebrate electro and techno in a whole new way. Charlotte de Witte — one of Belgium’s up and coming DJs and producers — is performing this weekend, bringing her hypnotic sounds to the island.
Charlotte de Witte

4 February, 10 pm to 4 am at Headquarters by the Council. For more information, click here.

ART | Greetings from Singapore: Discussion with Samantha Lo
Stimulate your mind this weekend with BooksActually. They'll be hosting Samantha Lo, one of Singapore’s leading visual artists, in a discussion centered around her new project that's bound to send ripples in the urban art scene.
Books Actually Samantha Lo 
3 February, 7 pm at Books Actually. For more information, click here.

COMEDY | Goodbye Obama, Hello Trump
The American presidential election of 2016 will never quite lose its presence in the media. Chicago-native Reggie Brown and New York-based Anthony Atamanuik are approaching the outcome with humour, impersonating Obama and Trump respectively. In this two-segment original comedy show, you’re sure to laugh the situation away, at least for the night.

4 February, 8 pm at Kallang Theatre. For more information, click here.

MUSIC | Poptart / Begin Again
Zouk’s first club show of the year features Poptart with weelikeme and KiDG.  The artists will be playing a mix of indietronica, electro, power pop and old-time guilty pleasures at Zouk’s new Clarke Quay location.

4 February, 9 pm to 4 am at Zouk Singapore. For more information, click here.

TRAIL | Dakota Adventures: Special Edition
This trail of Dakota Crescent includes a guided tour that looks at the area and examines the relocation of people and flats. It's a nod to an estate and neighbourhood highly central to Singapore’s identity. While the event is free, donations are always welcome.

4 February, 9:30 am to 12 pm at Dakota Crescent. For more information, click here.