Weekend guide Apr20 2012

Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Tangs
The Picture Perfect Fashion Show by TANGS

If you missed the first installation at TANGS’ Orchard store, then do make time to watch this 50s-inspired runway show featuring labels like Fred Perry, Martina Pink and Coats the vibrant colours, retro silhouettes and overall cuteness will inspire you to dress like a 50s movie star the next time you step out.
Date and time: Apr 21, 4pm
Venue: #01-187, VivoCity, TANGS
Price: Free






Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Unending
Unending Love

Forget all that 3D stuff and travel back to an era where special effects weren’t needed to hold an audience’s attention. Catch this sad black-and-white love story Unending Love, about a married man and single woman whose relationship has to end unexpectedly, as part of month-long free movie screenings by Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.
Date and time: Apr 20, 2pm
Venue: Little Paradise, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Price: Free. Log on to www.wanqingyuan.org.sg/ENG/Exhibition-Programme-Upcoming.html for more information.


Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Discover
Rediscovering Old Serangoon
We know going on a history tour seems like something best relegated to our secondary school days, but this one’s different. A former resident will take you through Little India, so expect to hear stories not found in textbooks.
Date and time: Apr 21, 9.30 – 11.30am
Venue: Little India, ends at Sri Perumal Temple
Price: $5 for adults. E-mail nhb_nationalmonuments@nhb.gov.sg with your name, NRIC, age, choice of tour and contact number.


Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Farmers
Farmers’ Market

Singapore’s only farmers’ market is back and you’ll find lots of fresh produce, homemade breads, organic foods and other healthy, tasty things. Look out for GoGaGa’s gluten-free yet delicious cakes and muffins baked by an editor who discovered the joys of baking after adopting a wheat and gluten-free diet.
Date and time: Apr 21, 8.30am – 2pm
Venue: 75 Loewen Road
Price: Free. Log on to thepantrycookeryschool.com/wp/farmers-market for more.







Weekend guide Apr20 2012: EvianEvian Live Young Smack My Beach Up Party
To reinforce Evian’s Live Young concept (remember the t-shirts with the cute babies on them?), the bottled water brand is hosting a party at the hip Tanjong Beach Club with cool beats, Capoeira performances, free massages and good food.
Date and time: Apr 21, 2pm – 12am
Venue: Tanjong Beach Club
Price: Unavailable. Log on to www.facebook.com/events/199280353518505 for more.





Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Novus
Novus Earth Day Menu

Not only does the menu consist of items sourced from local farms, ingredients are also organic and sustainable, driving home the point of Earth Day which happens this Sunday. And don’t expect the ordinary either, Novus’ executive chef Stephan Zoisl  is known for his out-of-this-world interpretations a Peranakan-inspired dish, for example, uses laksa-infused espuma (a fancy foodie way of saying “foam”) with prawn tartare and a prawn cracker.
This menu is only available dinner on Apr 22, 2012 for $88++ per person. Novus is at #01-02 National Musuem, tel: 6336 8770.





Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Ikea
Excuse me, is this your bedroom?
Adding lots of entertainment to your weekend browsing is veteran stage actress and DJ Denise Tan. She’ll make IKEA’s roomsets come alive with a humourous skit on the troubles of growing up and having to make her bedroom fit her needs something we can all relate to.
Dates, time and venues: Apr 22 & 29, 3pm at IKEA Tampines; Apr 21 & 28, 2pm at IKEA Alexandra
Price: Free



Weekend guide Apr20 2012: Cadbury
Cadbury Dairy Milk Share The Joy

How could you miss out on free chocolate? Watch out for Cadbury’s “Joygivers” handing out its chocolate bars and balloons along Orchard Road this weekend.
Date and time: Apr 21 & 22, 12 – 4pm
Venue: Along Orchard Road
Log on to www.facebook.com/CadburyDairyMilkSingapore for more information.



ION Vietnamese artAssimilating Thoughts: Painting exhibition of Indian & Vietnamese art
Displaying works from a mix of 25 Indian and Vietnamese artists, ranging from the established like Dao Hai Phong to emerging new talent such as Sudhir Bhagat and Le Minh, ‘Assimilating Thoughts’ brings together a diverse range of subjects – landscape, figurative, semi-abstract and abstract – as well as a wide spectrum of mediums and materials such as fibreglass, acrylic, oil on canvas, and more.
Date and time: Apr 21 to 25, 10am to 10pm
Venue: ION Art Gallery, Level 4, ION Orchard

Price: Free





Lee Wen: Lucid Dreams in the Reverie of the RealLee Wen: Lucid Dreams in the Reverie of the Real
The third in an annual series of solo exhibitions by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM), this exhibitions pays tribute to critical Singaporean contemporary artists who have contributed tremendously to the growth and development of Singapore’s contemporary visual arts scene. One of Singapore’s most internationally recognised contemporary artists; Lee Wen will be presenting key works that span across 25 years, alongside new ones. The vast selection will include installations, photographs, videos, performances and documentations.
Date and time: Apr 20 to Jun 10; 10am to 7pm (Monday to Sunday), 10am to 9pm (Friday)
Venue: Singapore Art Museum
Price: $10 (adult), $5 (student and senior citizen). Tickets available at SAM or SISTIC. Log on to www.singaporeartmuseum.sg for more information.