5 things to do this weekend: 13 - 15 July
COMEDY | Comedy Central Stand Up, Asia! (M18)
Returning for its third instalment with a diverse line-up, Comedy Central Stand Up, Asia! is hosted by Egyptian-American comic Ahmed Ahmed for a one-night only show. On the bill are international comedians Aiko Tanaka from Japan, Dwyane Perkins and Esther Ku from America, Sugar Sammy from Canada and Hung Le from Vietnam.
FILM | Singapore Shorts '18
Happening for the first time, Singapore Shorts '18 is set to be an annual showcase celebrating the best and the most promising local shorts in the scene with 14 in the selection. The screenings will be held over three days and will be followed by post-screening discussions with the filmmakers, reviews and a special section of older titles from the Asian Film Archive's collection.
PARTY | Sunday Social Market
Pride month continues into July with Sunday Social Market as they celebrate PinkFest and love. The passion project of DJ Zig Zach and Jade Amar of Lilla Jane boutique, the venue is a hybrid of music and fashion. Bonus: You can eat your way through hearty roasts and shop for whimsical gifts from crafts to interior décor.
15 July, 12pm to 10pm at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club.
THEATRE | Singapore Theatre Festival
Concluding their run this weekend is Press Gang and Supervision. Written by former journalist Tan Tarn How, Press Gang is inspired by Tan's time at The Straits Times from 1987 to 2005. Supervision, a story about the friendship between an elderly man and his domestic helper is another anticipated work by Thomas Lim whose first play, Grandmother Tongue, played to full houses in 2016.
PARTY | Under the Bridge: Back2Basics
A wicked local and international DJ line-up featuring the likes of G-Dizzle from the UK will bring a mix of glitch hop, breakbeat, drum & bass, electro swing and dubstep. The fun continues in the huge pool, floats and face and body painting services.