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Public Garden Flea Market
Your favourite indie flea market is back again this weekend. Besides homemade food and unique craft products, there’ll be live music performances, interactive workshops by Lomography and an expanded food section at this week’s edition.

Date: Feb 23-24, 2013
Time: 1 – 7pm
Venue: MICA Building Level 1 Atrium
Admission: Free. Go to http://www.public-garden.com/ for more information.

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Boys Noize (DJ Set) + Hong
Spinning at Zouk this week is Boys Noize, the alias of Alex Ridha, a Berlin-based DJ, producer and remixer who’s now one of the Electro-sphere’s most valued artistes. Boys Noize puts his unique spin on the works of Depeche Mode, N.E.R.D., Snoop Dogg and The Chemical Brothers; he’s even spent the better part of the last few years producing for Spank Rock, Santigold and Scissor Sisters. You may even hear tunes from his new studio album, Out of the Black, last October, collaborating with Snoop Dogg and Suriusmo for his latest effort.

Date: Feb 23, 2013
Time: 10pm till late
Venue: Zouk
Admission: $25/$32

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

TEASE with Ghetto & Friends
Helmed by Phuture’s hottest resident DJs – Ghetto & Matthew, expect music hard-hitters from the likes of A-Trak, Boys Noize, Diplo and DJ Craze as Phuture’s homeboys hold down their own, keeping the energy levels on a constant high. With hip hop, electro and mashed-up tracks thrown into the mix, be tempted, excited & TEASE’d onto the dance floor!

Date:
Feb 23, 2013
Time: 10pm till late
Venue: Phuture at Zouk
Admission: $25/$32

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Cue Up!
Come party hard with Velvet Underground’s various residents. Cue Up! promises to keep you moving all night to the blend of tunes that’s the equivalent of a musical salad for the soul. Expect to hear anything and everything; it could be as popular as Martin Solveig, as incredible as David Guetta, as lovely as Luciano or as life-saving as Swedish House Mafia. So queue up for Cue Up!

Date: Feb 23, 2013
Time: 10pm till late
Venue: Velvet Underground at Zouk
Admission: $25/$32

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Saturday Night Movies at ION – Taken 2
Put your shopping bags down this Saturday for a free screening of Taken 2 at ION. The box-office hit features a wide international cast including Liam Neeson, who returns as Bryan Mills, a former CIA agent who is taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper that he killed while rescuing his daughter in the first Taken film.

Date: Feb 23, 2013
Time: 10pm
Venue: ION Square, ION Orchard
Admission: Free

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Music of the Night
The SSO and Principal Guest Conductor Okko Kamu move to the School of the Arts for two evenings of concert favourites, featuring Dvořák’s timeless “Serenade for Strings in E major” and Mozart’s effervescent Haffner Symphony. Pianist Thomas Hecht takes on Falla’s Nights in the “Gardens of Spain”, a work initially conceived as a series of nocturnes that incorporates elements of folk music from the composer’s native Andalusia.

Date: Feb 22-23, 2013
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: SOTA Concert Hall
Admission: Tickets from $22-$58

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Chingay Parade Singapore 2013
Chingay 2013 sets its sights on celebrating the strength of the human spirit. Themed “Fire in Snow”, this year’s Chingay parade will present a dazzling spectacle of fire, passion, dynamism and determination. In contrast, the cold, harsh snow symbolises struggles and hardships, which are overcome by fire’s indistinguishable light of hope. Breathtaking multi-cultural performances are set to emblazon Singapore’s Grandest Street Parade.

Date: Feb 22-23, 2013
Time: 8pm
Venue: Promenade, next to Singapore Flyer
Admission: Tickets from $28.50 – $50 from SISTIC

 

Singapore Weekend guide Feb 22 2013

Thunderstorm
Inspired by the classic play from China’s Shakespeare, Cao Yu, theatre director Tang Shu-wing (director of Huayi 2011’s Titus Andronicus 2.0) teams up with dancer-choreographer Xing Liang in this captivating hybrid of dance and physical theatre. Thunderstorm blends Chinese classical, folk and modern dance based on Cao Yu’s compelling story and famous characters. Complete with evocative period costumes and staged with a contemporary aesthetic, this production features a cast of six dancers from China and Hong Kong, and an award-winning Hong Kong design team.

Date:
Feb 24, 2013
Time: 2.30pm & 8pm
Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
Admission: $30 from SISTIC