1. 1. Make some noise at the annual Noise Singapore Festival 2016


Groove and harmonise to the fresh energy from local and international musicians this weekend at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre and Concourse. With opening acts by JAWN and Canvas Conversations and closed by Pixel Apartment and Sangriento—it’s time to expand your Spotify playlist. While you are there, pop by the Esplande Concourse to find a unique selection of hand crafted accessories.

Website: https://www.noisesingapore.com/Happenings/2016/8/13/Noise-Singapore-2016-Festival

2. Get #kinkilicious at the rooftop bar

You survived the week, and now it’s time to unwind. Spinning under the stars are Darker Than Wax’s Daryl C and William J, with their mix of solid funk and jazz-infused deep house, that will set you up to party all night long with a glass of Jim Beam Citrus Highball in hand.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/947871648691861/

3. Explore the Zou Wou-Ki: No Boundaries exhibitionImage result for Zao Wou-Ki singapore

Collected by the Museum of Modern Art (New York) and Tate Modern (London), Beijing-born painter, Zao’s work combines eastern’s calligraphy and French’s peintre-graveurs. With each stroke controlled to indicate the temporal and spatial shifts we experience in life, Zao’s paintings are beyond breathtaking. Pique your curiosity at a workshop conducted by chief printer Eitaro Ogawa on lithography technique. Zao Wou-Ki: No Boundaries exhibition runs till 27 August at STPI.

Website: http://www.stpi.com.sg/currentexhibition.htm

4. Sway under the stars at Singapore Rhapsodies

Prepare your picnic basket and some wine for a breezy evening by the beach at the Singapore Rhapsodies Concert. Keep a look out for notable performances by Charlie Lim and Sezairi, Daphne Khoo, Gareth Fernandez and The Momma. Admission is free.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/573070316208865/

5. #SupportLocal at the Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market

Wear patriotism on your sleeve and support local start-ups at the Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market. Spend the afternoon with good company, local gourmet products and delectable bites by La Barca Ristorante. Browse through the plethora of artisanal creations available, from natural and eco-friendly products to pre-loved treasures—there is something for everyone!

Website: https://www.goodmanartscentre.sg

By Desiree Liew and Dana Koh