5 things to do this weekend: 6 - 8 January

5 things to do this weekend: 6 - 8 January

January's firsts

Text: Adibah Isa

Image: Cezar Arro

This first weekend of 2017, uncover home through stranger's eyes

ART | Art Apart Fair 9th Edition@Pan Pacific Orchard
With this year's theme of 'The Art Matrix', this boutique art fair will present contemporary art and architectural installation of found objects with works from artists Cezar Arro and Dedy Sufriadi as well as architects such as HooCheong Fong.

7 to 11 January, 11.30am onwards at Pan Pacific Orchard. For more information, click here.

FILM | The World of Saint Jack and A Thousand S'pores
We know our country as a film location, but do you know her as an actor? Join Ben Slater, author of Kinda Hot: The Making of Saint Jack in Singapore and Toh Hun Ping from Singapore Film Locations Archive as they explore Peter Bogdanovich's 1979 film Saint Jack and the artistic and political role Singapore has played in overseas films.

7 to 10 January, 3pm to 9pm at The Plaza, National Library Building. Saint Jack will be screened at 5pm. For more information, click here.

MUSIC | Syndicate Presents: Intriguant - Recluse Album Launch
After teasing you with snippets of their debut album at Laneway Festival and the Singapore International Jazz Festival in 2016, Intriguant are finally launching with a gig that brings together musical guests Charlie Lim, Timothy De Cotta, Ginny Bloop, OmarKenobi and KATØ. It's also your chance to catch new electronic act midst, who released their debut EP last January.


7 January, 8pm to midnight at Esplanade Annexe Studio. For more information, click here

PARTY | Plastik Dreams presents ANNA (Diynamic, Terminal M, Turbo)
Has Headquarters by The Council been your weekly escape from the humdrum of everyday life? Get set for the entity's new pop-up series, Plastik Dreams. Launched as an alternative experience to the club's underground, Berlin-esque cool, the monthly series (save for February) will appeal to a wider audience. Their first guest DJ's our #WomanCrushWednesday, Brazilian bombshell ANNA.


7 January, 11pm till late at the basement of 178 Clemenceau Avenue. For more information, click here.

ART | Burlesque Basics with Madge of Honor
Bring a button-up shirt, a pair of gloves and a skirt with a zipper, and you're all set to be a burlesque dancer. Learn basic techniques of this intriguing art form from a workshop taught by Madge of Honor, the Skin in SIN troupe's burlesque mentor for Foreign Bodies. All genders and all bodies are welcome.

8 January, 3pm at Kilo Lounge. For more information, click here.