Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Shopaholic Aristocrats
Whoever said Thanksgiving doesn’t come to Singapore? This is the pop-up flea market that’s happening between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is not to be missed. Set to thrill the fashionistas and discerning shopaholics, the Shopaholic Aristocrats features a treasure trove of exclusive, brand new or pre-loved vintage and designer labels, and high street picks.

Date: Nov 24, 2012
Time: 11am to 6pm
Venue: Graze, No. 4 Rochester Park
Admission: Free

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Keepers V: A Christmas Story
Local silversmith and designer Carrie K presents the latest installment of her Keepers showcase with five other artisans: Mmerci Encore, Shady Republic, The Ice Cream & Cookie Co., ArtsyFact and Grey Goose Vodka with a bespoke cocktail bar. A Christmas Story brings together six storytellers to celebrate this season and all its magical glory.

Date: Nov 24, 2012
Time: 2-7pm
Venue: Carrie K. Atelier
Admission: Free

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

An Evening With Benyamin Nuss – A Gift of Music to Singapore
A rising star in world classical music and with two CDs released to date under the world-renowned Deutsche Grammophon label, this 23-year-old talent of German-Singaporean parentage will make his Singapore debut with solo performances as well as collaborative performances with outstanding talents from the School of the Arts (SOTA), the first independent, pre-tertiary arts school in Singapore. Proceeds from the sale of concert tickets will be channelled towards AMP’s Ready for School Fund, which assists students from low-income families of all races.

Date: Nov 24, 2012
Time: 8pm
Venue: SOTA Concert Hall
Price: Tickets from $30, visit www.sistic.com.sg

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Big Fun for Little Ones at Sentosa for this Festive Holidays
From now till December 30, children can have “larger-than-life” fun at Asia’s Favourite Playground with life-size Playmobil displays and activities at the Merlion Plaza and Palawan Beach. Sentosa will also be dressed up with festive decorations and there will be Playmobil figurines around the island to celebrate the festive season.

Date: Nov 24 – Dec 30, 2012
Time: All day
Venue: Sentosa – Merlion Plaza and Palawan Beach
Admission: Entry tickets to Sentosa apply.

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

A Dedication to the Sea – Solo Exhibition by Charwei Tsai
Espace Louis Vuitton Singapore presents A Dedication to the Sea. The new exhibition will highlight the sea’s mystical and compelling beauty against the backdrop of the nautical-inspired Louis Vuitton Island Maison on the Marina Bay waterfront. Curated by Singapore-based Eugene Tan, Charwei Tsai reflects on the complex relationship between the sea and our contemporary society in her solo exhibition using videos, photographs and objects from the sea such as driftwood and seashells.

Date: From now until Feb 2013.
Time: Sunday to Thursday, 10am-11pm. Friday to Saturday, 10am-Midnight.
Venue: Louis Vuitton Island Maison, Marina Bay Sands
Admission: Free

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

The Art of Living; Art of Giving exhibition
An exhibition of handmade gifts, is on display at Scotts Square, Level 2. LASALLE’s Design students have created twelve unique artworks based on one of two design themes: “Packaging of Time” and “The value of everyday objects”. Shoppers are able to vote for their favourite artwork and stand a chance to win the winning artwork.

Date: Now till Dec 20, 2012.
Time: 10am to 10pm
Venue: Scotts Square
Admission: Free

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon
Asia’s most exhilarating vertical race – the Swissôtel Vertical Marathon turns a quarter of a century old this November! In commemoration of this 25th anniversary milestone, participants will enjoy an enhanced vertical race experience, starting with a brand new official website, http://www.swissotelverticalmarathon.com/ that was launched on August 25, 2012. For this monumental year, a limited edition 25th anniversary Niu Niu plush toy, Swissôtel’s lovable Swiss cow mascot from the land of the alps will be on sale. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Spastic Children’s Association of Singapore (SCAS) – a programme supported by Community Chest, and the MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) Fund.

Date: Nov 25, 2012
Time: 7am to 1pm
Venue: Swissôtel The Stamford

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Vintner’s Tour 2012
Ewineasia.com presents The Vintner’s Tour 2012, a unique wine festival featuring a series of wine events, starring 24 artisanal Old World wine producers who will arrive in Singapore specially to host the events. This tour aims to introduce fresh novel ways of enjoying wine.
As a firm whose brands’ foci are on bringing out the beauty of wine and allowing richer appreciation of the winemaker’s art, Zwiesel Kristallglas is the main sponsor of the event. Sarah Mayo of the Local Nose will host a masterclass under the aegis of SCHOTT ZWIESEL, the brand beloved by wine professionals globally. 

Date: Nov 23 to 25, 2012
Venue: Capella Singapore
Admission: Tickets can be purchased at www.ewineasia.com

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Clash of Continents
The inaugural 2012 edition, features four world-class tennis stars, each representing their continent. Kei Nishikori (JPN), Janko Tipsarevic (SRB), Sam Querrey (USA) and Juan Monaco (ARG) will compete over two days and battle for “Pride, Honor & Glory” and the prize money of US$520,000. Alongside the event is the addition of a Tennis Festival at the Kallang Tennis Centre that aims to encourage communities from all walks of life to learn tennis and to lead a healthy active lifestyle through sport. November 25 also marks the debut showcase performance of British Pop singer, Leona Lewis.

Date : Nov 24 to 25, 2012
Time : 2pm onwards.
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Price : Balcony S$60, Terrace S$90 and Arena S$150. Tickets are valid for both days.

 

Weekend guide Nov 23 2012

Voilah! Festival and Zouk present The Plasticines 
Born in the Parisian suburbs in 2006, The Plasticines consists of three mademoiselles who have brought their brand of Indie Rock ‘n’ Roll to stages all over the world. With the release of their first album, LP1, the three-piece band brought  their sounds all over France, Sweden, Italy and the UK, and even made it to the famed Coachella stage in California. Their 2009 release, About Love, included the singles “Barcelona”, “Bitch” and “I Am Down”, all of which enjoyed airtime on American TV show, Gossip Girl, and was classified by France’s Rolling Stone magazine as the 100th Best French Rock Album in 2010.

Date: Nov 24, 2012
Time: From 9pm
Venue: Zouk
Admission: Non-members – $38