5 things to do this weekend: 20 - 22 July

5 things to do this weekend: 20 - 22 July

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Text: Megan Koh

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Get tickled by the likes of Irene Ang and Kumar, celebrate love at Pink Dot and attend a reading about Singapore's CMIO

COMEDY | Happy Ever Laughter - The Battle
The biggest local stand-up comedy event returns with its fourth edition by pitting its iconic line-up in a battle of the punchlines. Featuring 12 of Singapore's best comedians, Capitol Theatre will be filled with the likes of Kumar, Irene Ang, Koh Chieng Mun, Selena Tan, Sebastian Tan a.k.a. Broadway Beng, Suhaimi Yusof, Alaric Tay, Judee Tan, Sharul Channa, Fakkah Fuzz, Preetipls and Rishi Budhrani.

Till 29 July, various show timings at Capitol Theatre.

EXHIBITION | The Direction I Rub One Matters
Grey Projects brings a group exhibition by Singaporean artists together in a themed showcase using cloths, suedes and spaces to convey intimacy, comfort, security, and melancholy. Artists include Ian Tee, Moses Tan, Zarina Muhammad and Zulkhairi Zulkiflee. 


Till 25 August at Grey Projects.

MUSIC | The Golden Era Of Hip Hop Block Party Vol3 House Music Edition
Showcasing street dancers such as Lil-Lise, MIBXYI and The Friday Waacking Club, this party will be pulsed by soulful house tunes from Halal Sol and DJ Maakisan through the night.


20 July, 6.30pm till late at Five&2, Punggol Park.

In its tenth edition, Pink Dot continues its message of inclusivity and its belief for the freedom to love. The event's own show, Pink Concert, will include performances by Tabitha Nauser, Sezairi and HIRZI, with the popular Pink Dot Community Tent will host 25 LGBTQ community and support groups. There will also be the premiere of three community-led campaign videos by local filmmakers, Christopher Khor, Quen Wong and He Shuming.

21 July, 3pm to 8pm, at Hong Lim Park

READING | Beyond CIMO: Open Mic, Reading, and Panel
A literary reading organised by Singapore Unbound, a non-profit organisation that introduces events to facilitate cultural exchange and build human understanding, Beyond CIMO will comprise of open mic, reading and panel discussion on Singapore's categorical races: Chinese, Indian, Malay and Others. Featuring Jamie Uy, Karisa Poedjirahardjo and Kamil Haque, the insightful session will have the three budding writers read their work and share conversations about the subject.

22 July, 6.30pm to 8pm, at UltraSuperNew.