5 things to do this weekend: 20 - 22 April

5 things to do this weekend: 20 - 22 April

Party away

Text: Rachel Chan

Image: Musée national des arts asiatiques — Guimet,
Marc Gabriel Loh,

Have dinner with local author Sebastian Sim, head back to the good ol' days at the Armenian Street Party and party the night away during Altimate's 4th birthday party

FOOD | EatMyWords: Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao!
Wine and dine with local author Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao!, which became the finalist in the 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize and shortlisted for the Singapore Book Awards 2017. Through a three-course meal inspired from the food mentioned in the book, Sim will also be talking about his experiences as a writer in Singapore and the story behind his award-winning novel.

20 April, 7pm to 9.30pm at NOSHtrekker.

FESTIVAL | Armenian Street Party 2018: Balik Kampong 2.0
With performances by .gif and The Pinholes as well as a spoken word segment by local poet and TEDx speaker Deborah Emmanuel, you can check out art installations by the Substation and wheniwasfour.

Till 21 April, 7pm to 11pm at 39 Armenian Street.

PARTY | Expedition. Altimate 4th Anniversary Party
Anchored by American guest DJ Tay James, pump those fists in the air and celebrate the birthday of this swanky club. If you’re into Justin Bieber, you’ll like James, who has been Bieber's official DJ for more than eight years. Joining the lineup of electronic dance and hip-hop are resident DJs Rattle, Lorri and Big M.

Till 21 April, 10pm till late at Altimate.

EXHIBITION | Supernormal & SAND Magazine: Open Call #2: Technology In Art
Visit Supernormal's exhibition in collaboration with SAND Magazine as they explore the relationship between technology and art such as device and new media art. Keep a lookout for selected artists like Yuichiro Katsumoto and Hannah Tan who will be showcasing their works.

Till 22 April, 11am to 7pm at Supernormal.

EXHIBITION | Angkor: Exploring Cambodia's Sacred City
In collaboration with Paris' Guimet Museum, take a walk among Khmer sculptures, architecture and French paintings and drawings about France's encounter with Angkor. Attend tours by exhibition curators such as Theresa McCullough and Stephen Murphy, and get your hands busy with a rubber stamp carving workshop to recreate the wall carvings on Angkor's temples.Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City
Till 22 July, at the Asian Civilisations Museum.

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