Combining lyricism with dark humour, 4.48 Psychosis — written by renown English playwright Sarah Kane — is an unvarnished look at the difficulty of questioning and communicating with the outside world through the lens of depression. Don’t miss this multicultural interpretation of a modern classic directed by Andy Ng Wai-shek. Tickets at $25.99.
Are you in the market for new gadgets? You’re in luck because Singapore’s largest online IT fair is back this weekend and it’s packed with great deals and discounts up to 80% off from over 1,000 brands! Keep a lookout for daily flash sales, storewide vouchers, and other attractive tech deals and discounts while you shop from the comfort and convenience of your home.
Where can you find vinyl records, gramophones, vintage jewellery, watches and fashion accessories, and other retro goodness in SG? This vintage flea market is a true blue throwback to yesteryears and it’s possibly our version of the famous Portobello Road Market in London. Browse through 40 to 60 booths in a heritage ambience and stop by for some great food along the way. Free entry.
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market March 2020 Edition
13 to 15 March
Katong Square, 86-88 East Coast Rd, 428788
Celebrating Singapore literature and its diverse community, the third edition of the festival takes on the theme “These Storied Walls” inspired by The Arts House’s many identities. Drop by the venue to enjoy performances, installations, and workshops that will take you on a trip through the literary worlds of local authors.
Enter into the psychedelic world of Trolls at Changi Airport, featuring the iconic Poppy’s Hot Air Balloon, Sheila B (Terminal 3 Departure Hall Level 2), the event also includes a Boombox-inspired retail outpost selling Trolls merchandise (Terminal 3 Basement 2). You can also strike a pose with Poppy and friends with the 2D Trolls Characters Cut-Outs at ST3PS from 17 March. Free entry.
Ahoy intrepid sailors! Discover how Singapore has benefitted enormously from advancements in maritime technology over the centuries. In this presentation by Captain Frederick Francis, learn about the transformation of sailing, and listen to his personal experience of commanding and navigating large container ships through some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world such as the Straits of Malacca and the Singapore Strait. Tickets at $5.
From Crates to Containers – The Evolution of Maritime Technology
2 to 3 pm
National Museum of Singapore, The Salon, Level 1, 93 Stamford Rd, 178897
Want to boogie after a movie? Multi-instrumentalist Latchy is back live in Singapore with a full band at The Projector’s Intermission Bar to end your Saturday night with some soulful pop. Free entry.
Kick-off the St Paddy’s day celebrations this weekend with a rooftop party at Boat Quay with a live DJ, great views, and even better brews. Trouble Brewing Singapore and Jameson Irish Whiskey will be bringing live Irish music by Broken Pokers, performance by Singapore’s pioneering graffiti artist Slac Satu, beers, whisky (and more) and awesome pies. Free entry.
Jameson x Trouble Brewing: The Fearless
14 to 15 March
From 4 pm
79 After Dark, 79 Circular Rd, 049433
If you love the great outdoors and nature, here’s your chance to do your bit for the environment and explore Coney Island (also known as Pulau Serangoon) and at the same time. This rustic site located off the northeastern coast of Singapore could use your help to clear marine trash and remember to bring your own garbage tongs and any large plastic bags from home, if possible.
Save The Seas – Coney Island Cleanup
8.30 am to 12 pm
Cleanup site: Coney Island Beach E, Meeting point: Kadaloor LRT
What happens when art becomes a muse for poets? Find out as local poets presented by Poetry Festival Singapore reflect on and respond to selected Biennale artworks using the spoken word medium. Free admission, register your spot here.
Want more? Check out other Singapore events happening in March!
In line with the current health advisories, do rest at home if you are feeling unwell, have travelled to China within the last 14 days, or are placed on a Leave of Absence.
By Muneerah Bee, March 2020 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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