Five things to do this weekend: 19 — 21 February
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.
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.
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.
20 February, 8 - 10pm at The Gentle Art Academy. Visit their Facebook page for more details.