Five things to do this weekend: 19 — 21 February

Five things to do this weekend: 19 — 21 February

Decisions, decisions

Text: Angelyn Kwek

Image: Facebook | Tanjong Beach Club,
Facebook | The Local People

Visit the National Library to discover old films, shop at with The Local People in Chinatown or celebrate a white magic sunset

ART | B-Sides & Rarities

Take a scroll down an unorthodox gallery as local artist Jahan Loh displays a pop-up installation of his work. Specialising in both fine and street art, Loh provides a peek into his artistic mind with a visual language that blends design, fashion and pop-culture into modern art.

5 things 19 - 21 Feb

18 February to 2 March, 11am - 8pm at Ion Art Gallery. Discover Loh and his work here.

SHOP | The Local People HUART Market

Conclude the Chinese New Year festivities with a bang by surrounding yourself with art, food and retail wares at Chinatown. On top of that, The Local People are also screening local movies with live art installations.

19 and 20 February, 3 - 10pm at Alleyway@Pagoda Street. Visit their Facebook page for more details.

FILM | Celluloid Void 2: The Lost Films of Southeast Asia

Presented by the Asian Film Archive in conjunction with the National Library Board, discover a selection of lost films from the early 20th century that have now resurfaced. Giving insight into our region's socio-political upheavals during the '20s, this is one trip down a memory lane you've yet to uncover.

20 February, 10am - 9pm at the National Library Building, Level 8 Promenade. For  the film lineup, click here.

PARTY | White Magic Sunsets

The ultimate beach party is back for the second time. Featuring Downtown Party Network and Argentinian DJ Adrian Giordano with his brand of '80s funk and electro-boogie, your dream weekend of watching the sunset while sipping margaritas and dipping in the pool is finally happening.

5 things 19 - 21 Feb

20 February, 2 - 10pm at Tanjong Beach Club. Get more information on their Facebook page, and preview the grooving tunes here. 

ART | GOOD STORIES VII — Tactics and Techniques

What do Jiu Jitsu, history and art have in common? The answers lie in two somebodies: Chris Haueter and Rob Abeyta Jr. The former is a renowed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master and artist, while the latter's an underground streetwear legend. In town for a joint art exhibition, don't miss out on meeting these icons.

5 things 19 - 21 Feb

20 February, 8 - 10pm at The Gentle Art Academy. Visit their Facebook page for more details.