TGIF, ladies. Enjoy your well-deserved break with a variety of Singapore events, from a pool party to a cat photo exhibition.

Singapore Art Book Fair 2017

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Singapore Art Book Fair (SABF), started in 2013, is an annual book fair specialising in contemporary art books and zines. The last edition held at the ArtScience Museum drew a crowd of over 8,000. Look out for fringe activities like upcycling ordinary household items and discarded packaging into chic plant holders, as well as DIY-ing your very own stickers.

Now till April 30, 2017

Friday and Saturday: 10am-8pm

Sunday: 10am-7pm

7 Lock Road, Gillman Barracks

http://www.singaporeartbookfair.com   

Hand To God

Image: Singapore Repertory Theatre

If you’re craving some food for thought, catch Hand To God, a provocative dark comedy in which a troubled teen is forced to join his mother’s Sunday School puppet group, and discovers that his sock puppet has a life of its own. The idea of a satanic puppet really got us intrigued, we must say.  

Now till May 6, 2017

Monday – Friday: 8pm

Saturday: 3pm & 8pm

$35-$60

KC Arts Centre

http://www.srt.com.sg/materials/186-productions/current-season/1656-hand-to-god.html

Singapore Heritage Festival 2017

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This is the perfect chance to uncover the lesser-known stories of Singapore’s shared spaces and way of life. There’s so much going on – heritage trails, tours, open houses and performances all over our little red dot. This year, you get the rare opportunity to enter Caldecott Broadcast Centre and explore the space where local productions were conceived and produced. We’re so stoked to see what goes on behind-the-scenes in the fascinating world of broadcast.

Now till May 14, 2017

http://heritagefestival.sg

 

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USS Chocolate Adventure

Image: Universal Studios Singapore

There’s more than just adrenaline-inducing rides at USS. Chocolate lovers, don’t miss their latest interactive experience that’s bound to be a feast for your senses. Indulge in fluffy marshmallows dipped right out of a chocolate fountain (there’s even a pandan flavour), explore the Cocoa Hedge Maze and decorate and plant your very own lollipops in whimsical Lollipop Land (perfect for the ’gram). There’s even a chance to unleash your inner baker by decorating cupcakes and cookies. How’s that for satisfying your sweet tooth?  

Now till May 28, 2017

Universal Studios Singapore

http://www.rwsentosa.com/language/en-US/Homepage/Attractions/UniversalStudiosSingapore/tab/events

HI-SO x Modulate pres: Labour Day Pool Party

Image: Eyes To The Front/ Facebook

Who’s up for a splashing good time with sick beats, tantalising food and booze? Groove to Indonesian house music by WISDY from Bali, and get your game face on with beer pong – each person gets six attempts.

April 29, 2017

2pm-11pm

$10

HI-SO, SO Sofitel Singapore, 35 Robinson Road

https://www.facebook.com/events/429840547364666/​

Colombian Film Festival

Image: Embassy of Colombia Official Events in Singapore

Sick of the usual cinema blockbusters? Discover Colombia through the lenses of its homegrown filmmakers at the inaugural Colombian Film Festival in Singapore, a partnership between The Embassy of Colombia and The Projector. Immerse in the worlds of contemporary and award-winning titles, including comedy flick, Sofia and the Stubborn and coming-of-age drama Gente De Bien.

Now till April 30, 2017

The Projector

http://colombiaofficialeventsg.peatix.com

CÉ LA VI presents Mayday! Mayday!

Image: CÉ LA VI Singapore

Grab your friends and get ready for Mayhem at CÉ LA VI, complete with BBQ bites and musical delights. Lovers of house, disco, soul and tech-influenced grooves are in for a real treat. What’s more, you’ll feel on top of the world (quite literally), with stunning views on top of the iconic MBS.

30 April, 2017

12pm till late

$20

CÉ LA VI Singapore

http://sg.celavi.com/facebook-events/mayday-mayday-2/​

Hong Kong Shop Cats exhibition

Image: Marcel Heijnen

Feline lovers, rejoice! Check out Marcel Heijnen’s photography series, Hong Kong Shop Cats, which went viral globally since its release late last year. Cats (and the occasional dog) are part of the Dutch photographer’s larger theme, Chinese Whiskers. The first exhibition of this series outside of Hong Kong is hosted by Artistry cafe.

Now till June 4, 2017

17 Jalan Pinang

https://www.facebook.com/events/1286707261414218/

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