5 things to do this weekend: 11 - 13 August

5 things to do this weekend: 11 - 13 August

Learning points

Text: Clara Tan

Image: Facebook | Tiong Bahry Bakery,

Explore poetry on LGBT, learn more about farming systems at Citizen Farm's open house, and throwback to the best emo hits at The Music Parlour

ART | Sayang/Chellame: A Multilingual Queer Love Poetry Event (ADV/16)
Singaporean and Malaysian writers like Irfan Kasban and Max Pasakorn share their new batch of work on love, passion, and gender diversity. Languages vary from Malay to Thai, with subtitles included.

11 August, 7.30pm to 9pm at Artistry.

MUSIC | Full Moon Party: August Edition
Whisky label The Naked Grouse brings together the water of life and serious boogie. Playing on the decks are DJs Erin Khan, David Howarth, Shane O'Neill, and The Sunchasers.

11 August, 9pm to 12am at Phat Cat Laundry.

FESTIVAL | Open House at Citizen Farm!
Learn all about the different processes that go into farming, from cultivating mushrooms to aquaponics. Attend talks on Singapore's food security issues and tuck into food from Tiong Bahru Bakery and coffee from homegrown indie brand Flight Coffee.
Tiong Bahru Bakery

12 August, 10am to 3pm at Citizen Farm.

ART | Entry Points: Resonance Between Punk & Performance
Writer and senior lecturer Stevphen Shukaitis analyses Malaysian artist Redza Piyadasa's famous 1978 painting, 'Entry Points'. In this talk, Shukaitis discusses the concept of art not existing in time, and how one escapes when faced with aesthetic and political constraints.
Entry Points by Redza Piyadasa

12 August, 4pm to 5pm at Grey Projects.

MUSIC | Taking Back Saturday: Emo Night
Come dressed in your best scene outfit and be prepared to mosh and head bang to 2007 favourites like Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance and Fall Out Boy. Local acts doing the covers include Poetic Tragedies, Circle Line Kid, and Trust The Chaos.

12 August, 5pm to 1am at The Music Parlour.