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5 things to do this weekend: 22 - 24 June

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5 things to do this weekend: 22 - 24 June
This weekend, Theo Jansen's sculptures land in Singapore, Cajun cuisine takes over Park Bench Deli and Ai Weiwei's documentary will make you think

EXHIBITION | Wind Walkers: Theo Jansen's Strandbeests
The first Southeast Asian exhibition of Theo Jansen's world famous moving sculptures, 'Wind Walkers: Theo Jansen's Strandbeests' is a chronicle of the Dutch sculptor's life work. Strandbeests are wind-powered machines developed by Jansen in a fusion of art, science, engineering and performance. A visual treat of 13 large-scale Strandbeests await in the gallery with the largest standing at 10 meters tall and weighing over 240kg.
wind walkers, exhibition, singapore, marina bay sands, theo jansen
23 June to 30 September, 10am to 7pm (last admission at 6pm) at ArtScience Museum.

ART | Eyepop! The Wonderful World Of Yeah Yeah Chloe
An exhibition curated for kids, 'Eyepop! The Wonderful World Of Yeah Yeah Chloe' introduces pop culture through the refreshing art and lens of Yeah Yeah Chloe. The Australian artist has had her first solo show in Hong Kong and notable collaborations with Nike and UNICEF — ironically, she hated drawing as a high-schooler. Explore the interactive artworks, games and animations which look at life in a surreal and cheekily morbid way. 

Yeah Yeah Chloe

23 June to 1 July, 12pm onwards at Gillman Barracks.

FOOD | The Bayou Bonanza - Cajun takeover at PBD
Celebrate the weekend with the flavour of New Orleans and their signature Cajun fare. A collaboration between Park Bench Deli and Junior the Pocket Bar, expect a menu of Cajun seafood boil, po' boy sandwiches, buttermilk frog legs and crawfish tater tots alongside a great mix of cocktails and music to match.

Park Bench Deli
24 June, 3pm onwards at Park Bench Deli.

FILM | RAW 2018: Human First
Held in commemoration with World Refugee Day, Refugee Awareness Week (RAW) 2018 centres around the theme, "Human First", exploring conversations surrounding the crisis and its people. The event will premiere Ai Weiwei's Human Flow in Singapore, a daring and intimate film that documents the global refugee crisis across 20 countries. There will also be a bazaar and a post-show dialogue with panelists from the Advocates for Refugees Singapore held before and after.

24June, 2 to 8pm at The Projector.

MUSIC | Record Store Selects - Ruckus - LIVE!
Held in a record shop turned gig space, return to the era of Maxwell, Prince and Stevie Wonder as the band, Ruckus, plays classic R&B and funk tunes through the night. Accompanied with the Matteblacc DJs, the music session is a harmonious mix of live music and modern covers.

24 June, 6 to 11pm at Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee.

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Text: Megan Koh

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