5 things to do this weekend: 2 - 4 December

5 things to do this weekend: 2 - 4 December

Weekend 101

Text: Bianca Husodo

Image: Facebook | SPRMRKT

Feast your eyes on Hong Kong's hidden gems, nurture your green thumb and purchase an artwork to empower women

ARTS | 香港 by Aik Beng Chia
“What you choose to keep may not be what life chooses to keep for you,” says a line extracted from photographer Aik Beng Chia’s self-published travel zine. Building on this expression, images shot for the limited edition glossy pays homage to Hong Kong’s vibrant everyday life from the perspective of one humble visitor.
hong kong aik beng chia
Opens now till 31 January 2017, 8am-9.30pm at SPRMRKT. For more information, click here.

MARKET & WORKSHOPS | Open Farm Community Social Market: Festive Edition
The lush eatery known for its landscape of greens is bringing together local craftspeople the likes of soy wax candlemakers Hush Candle and marshmallow artisans The Wicked Cream Co. for a festive market. Wellness workshops include a morning Vinyasa yoga sesh, a garden tour, and a plant baby-making class by Edible Gardens City.
edible gardens city
3-4 December. 11am-5pm at Open Farm Community. For more information, click here.

MUSIC | Noon to Moon feat. Romain Pelletti
Chase the golden hours the best way possible as you lounge by the iconic infinity pool while French DJ Romain Pelletti — who doubles as the artistic director of Bangkok's Twinpalms — hit the decks with some tropical house tunes.
ce la vi
3 December, 12-10pm at Cé La Vi. For more information, click

EXHIBITION | The Topless Liberation Front Opening Night
Exploring female self-expression, sisterhood and diversity through a tongue-in-cheek lens, Bhavna Shivayogimath’s debut solo exhibition is a spot-on #FreeTheNipple pop rendition. And it’s all for a good cause: 5% of the artwork sales will go to Seva Sadan, a non-profit organisation in India that protects and empowers women.
the topless liberation front
3 December, 7-10pm at Artistry. Exhibition runs till 8 January 2017. For more information, click

MUSIC | The Council presents Julia Govor
Not everyone starts out as a singer for a Russian military band and ends up DJing in New York with Jeff Mills. Meet DJ Julia Govor, who conquers dance floors around the world, from Amsterdam to Miami, and Detroit to Barcelona. Debuting at The Council, jig on the underground club’s dance floor to the tech tunes of the beat prodigy.
julia govor
3 December, 9pm-3am at Headquarters by Council. For more information, click