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what to do this weekend March 16 Swan Lake

Swan Lake
The Singapore Dance Theatre takes on this tragic ballet love story again. Its first rendition in 2007 was met with praise for handling a classic masterpiece with competence so this show promises lots to look forward to.
Date and time:
8pm, March 16; 1 & 8pm, March 17; 1 & 7pm, March 18
Venue: Esplanade Theatre
Tickets: $30 – $90 from SISTIC. Log on to www.singaporedancetheatre.com/swanlake for more information.

what to do this weekend March 16 Kabuki The Thief and the MasseurKabuki: The Thief and the Masseur
Get an in-depth look at the cultural and artistic treasure of Japan – attendees will get to participate in a workshop on kabuki makeup and costumes, then enjoy a dance excerpt from a popular Japanese play called Sukeroku, and finally the performance of Amma To Dorobo, or The Thief and the Masseur.
Date and time:
2 & 8pm, March 16; 2 & 7.30pm, March 17
Venue: SOTA Drama Thetare
Tickets: $48-$78 from SISTIC. Log on to www.facebook.com/kabuki for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

what to do this weekend March 16 - food and beverage fair 2012Food and Beverage Fair 2012
Now here’s a fair we can spend the whole day at. You’ll be surrounded by vendors selling all varieties of cuisine from Korean to Indonesian, and offering discounts on products so you can stock up on groceries at the same time.
Date and time:
Now to March 18, 11am-10pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Hall 403/404
Price: Free admission. Log on to www.foodandbeveragefair.com.sg for more information.

 

what to do this weekend March 16 FSO Fashion Steps OutOrchard Fashion Runway
Who says Singapore can’t be a fashion capital? Our fave shopping lane will be turned into a huge runway for major clothing labels as part of Fashion Steps Out, which celebrates all the chicness and shopping Orchard Road has to offer. Grab a good spot and enjoy the show.
Date and time:
March 17, 6.30pm
Venue: Orchard Road
Price: Free admission. Log on to www.orchardroad.org/orchard-fashion-runway for more information.

 

 

 

what to do this weekend March 16 Love Beyond Boundaries Charity ConcertLove Beyond Boundaries Charity Concert
It’s a concert spanning Mandopop generations – from the more recent like Sam Lee’s Zui Jing (Recently) and Shou Fang Kai (Letting Go) to veterans Chyi Yu’s Gan Lan Shu (Olive Tree) and Wan Fang, who’s the original singer of that much-covered hit Xin Bu Liao Qing (New Endless Love). Net proceeds will go to Shan You Counselling Centre, which offers counselling, training and befriending services to people from all walks of life.
Date and time:
March 17, 8pm
Venue:
MAX Pavillion, The Expo
Tickets:
$78-$238 from Gatecrash.

 

 

 

what to do this weekend March 16 - The Gourmet Towers of the World at Swissotel The Stamford Equinox

The Gourmet Towers of the World at Swissotel The Stamford Equinox
Renowned German chef Otto Koch handpicked The Equinox’s Chef de Cuisine Lee Bennett to collaborate with for his latest instalment of The Gourmet Towers of the World, and it’s the first-ever Asian restaurant to be chosen. The result? A special seven-course menu featuring the specialties of both chefs like braised beef cheek with wasabi tempura and cannelloni with king prawns and salmon.
Date and time:
March 16 & 18, 6.30-10.30pm
Venue: Equinox Restaurant, Swissotel The Stamford
Price: $298++ per person with wine pairings.

 

A Tantric Evening
Australia-based therapists Deej Juventin and Uma Furman are in Singapore this weekend to offer workshops to improve your sex lives. Start with this one which introduces the basics of tantric sex and how it goes beyond the act itself to incorporate breath, sound, touch and more.
Date and time:
March 16, 7.15 – 9.15pm
Venue: Eros Coaching, #02-05 Talib Court
Price: $75 per person, $140 per couple. Log on to events.r20.constantcontact.com/register to register.

 

Tana River Life Foundation Jumble Sale
Contribute towards the NGO’s endeavour to build an education centre in the Tana River Delta in Kenya. On sale are items from their recent donation drive which couldn’t be shipped to the overseas location like furniture and toys. Proceeds will go towards shipping costs for the project.
Date:
March 17 & 18
Venue: St. Joseph’s Pavilion,Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Marchy,1259 Upper Serangoon Road
Price: Free admission. Log on to tanariverlife.wordpress.com/jumble-sale-in-aid-of-tana-river-life-foundation for more information.

 

what to do this weekend March 16 - Mosaic Music Festival 2012 Bo IqramMosaic Music Festival 2012: Bo Iqram
This year’s Mosaic Music Festival is drawing to a close but there are still many acts to check out, including Malaysian singer-songwriter Bo Iqram, whose soulful tunes about love and heartbreak will be the perfect end to a Friday night.
Date and time:
March 16, 7pm-7.40pm
Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Price: Free admission. Log on to www.mosaicmusicfestival.com/boiqram for more information.

 

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House
LASALLE’s acting majors take on the Norwegian playwright’s seminal work about a middle-class woman whose life is suddenly turned upside down by a past misdeed. Through this, she realises the best thing to do is to leave her husband and children to seek an independent life.
Date and time:
March 16 & 17, 8pm
Venue: Flexible Performance Space, Block F, Level 1, #F102 LASALLE
Tickets: $15 from Gatecrash. Log on to www.lasalle.edu.sg/events for more information.

what to do this weekend March 16 - Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House