Catch local musicians reimagine classic Singapore songs, join a grown-up PJ party and watch an old Filipino film that screened at Venice Film Festival
BOOKS | BooksActually Pyjama Party There's no better way to welcome a weekend than lounding in your jammies and a good book, or two. Join the folks at BooksActually by turning up in your favourite pyjamas for a 20% discount. The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. will happily dish out some tea as well.
FILM | Asian Restored Classics 2017 The second weekend of this film festival returns with the Asian Film Archive presenting four restored films from Asia: Ring of Fury (1973) from Singapore, Santi-Vina (1954) from Thailand, Tiga Dara (1956) from Indonesia, The Emerald Jungle (1934) from Myanmar and Genghis Khan (1950) from Philippines — the latter was actually a contender in the main section of the Venice Film Festival in 1952.
MUSIC | Pop-Up Noise: The Great Singapore Replay 10 local classics get covered by contemporary musicians for The Great Singapore Replay, which invites the likes of Debbi Koh, Umar Sirhan, Jasmine Sokko, Theodora, JAWN, Shak'thiya Subramaniam, The Betts, Spacedays and .gif to reimagine proudly Singaporean tunes. In line with this heritage fest, join eraser cup and chapteh challenges with generous helpings of kacang puteh.
MUSIC | Music Matters Live 2017 Music definitely matters, more so when it's in support of local and regional artists. Music Matters returns in association with Apple Music to bring over 40 up and coming names from more than 10 countries. See Singapore's M1ldl1fe, Tabitha Nauser, Sam Rui, MAS1A and more.
MUSIC | Dashboard Confessional Live in Singapore The emo indie rockers are back, this time with the full band in tow. Allow Chris Carrabba to catapult you back to your tormented teenage years, with hits like 'Screaming Infidelities', 'Stolen', 'Hands Down' and of course, 'Vindicated'.