You’ve worked hard all week—now it’s your time to play..real hard. Make the most of these precious 48 hours (and, well, Friday night) by partying till your heart’s content, be it at the theatre, Zouk or Zumba-ing at Marina Bay.
Till 28 May, at the Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Remember Deloris van Cartier, the aspiring disco diva who got put into protective custody in a convent where she rocked up a storm? The movie we all loved, Sister Act, is back, and brighter than ever, but this time on stage as a five-time Tony-nominated musical that makes its glorious debut in Asia. Celebrate the power of friendship with a night of motown, soul and funk anthems that will have you dancing in your seats.
VILLAGE PEOPLE 40TH ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR
19 May, at the Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Before Magic Mike, there were the Village People—the original band of men in uniform who set the stage ablaze with their chiselled physiques and sparked a disco music phenomenon throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s. Get ready for some “Y.M.C.A” fun at their 40th anniversary concert, as original founding members—native American, Felipe Rose and G.I, Alexander Briley—bring down the house alongside the cop, cowboy, biker and construction worker.
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FITNESS FESTIVAL 2017
20 & 21 May, at Bayfront Event Space
Gear up for Singapore’s two-day premier fitness festival at Marina Bay. We’re not just talking about mass yoga, pilates and boot camp sessions, fitness celebrities and experts will also be throwing fat-torching Les Milles, Zumba, Bollywood and Pound “parties” to pulsating beats by a live DJ. Then, fuel up with a plethora of healthy, clean eats by the likes of A Poke Theory, Sarnies, Coocaca and Do Si Rak—these are honestly reason enough to head over!
ZOUK 26TH ANNIVERSARY: THE ZOUK EMPIRE
Till 20 May, at Zouk
Get ready to throw down (on the dance floor) this weekend at Zouk, because they’re turning 26—and the party is set to go on till 4am. Saturday’s line up will see DJs Lincey (and the Cyberjapan Dancers) at Zouk, Koflow and Lenerd at Phuture; and Andrew Tang, Matthew, Jeremy Boon and Munir at Capital.
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MYRIAD—SOLO EXHIBITION BY CHERIE A BITANGA
22 April—18 June, at Di Legno Gallery
This exhibition of 10 portraits paint a picture of modern nonyas, interpreted by the kaleidoscopic eye of Cherie A Bitanga. The Filipino artist made Singapore home in 2010, and has captured the colours that bloom not just on the traditional kebayas her subjects don, but on their flower crowns, beautiful faces and within them, as diverse hopes and dreams, and vibrant heritage.
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By Dana Koh