Art Speaks @ ARCHIFEST 2012
Organised by Art Stage Singapore, this fringe event will introduce contemporary artists and their inspiring projects to the public. This talk focuses on art and the urban landscape, encouraging citizens to reassess public spaces and the society, personal and public areas and Singapore as a whole. Art Speaks presents two Asian artists to share their projects – Michael Lee and Sherman Ong.

Date: Oct 27, 2012
Time: 5 – 6pm.
Venue: Archifest Pavilion at The Foothills at Fort Canning Park.
Admission is free.

Connect to the 5 Elements and Grow your Practice with Lina Zapata
Like the movie The Fifth Element, the five elements form an intrinsic part of our lives and nature. Lina Zapata will guide you in this five-day workshop, to understand, connect and harmonise with the nature of our body with the practice of yoga.

Date: Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2012
Time: 7 – 9.30pm
Venue: Pure Yoga Ngee Ann City
Price: Full workshop $320, Individual drop-in $80. For more information, visit
http://www.pure-yoga.com/en/singapore/pureevents/pt_workshops.php?event_id=2082

Red Bull FlugTag
Singapore’s first Red Bull FlugTag has landed on the sandy shores of Sentosa! Join thirty-seven teams as they defy the laws of gravity and sanity with their homemade flying machines off a six-metre high flight deck. Will their own creations pass the test? Pick the three teams you think will win the first Flugtag and win a year’s supply of Red Bull.

Date: Oct 28, 2012
Time: 12 noon
Venue: Siloso Beach
Price: Free. For more information, visit http://www.redbull.sg/cs/Satellite/en_SG/Red-Bull-Flugtag-Singapore/001243205610299

Singapore Portraits
Part four of the travelling art show is here! Presented by LASALLE College of the Arts, this nostalgic art show tells the story of how much Singapore and her inhabitants have changed and what has remained in her citizens with foreign integration.

Date: October 26-28, 2012
Time: 8.30am – 8.30pm (visit www.singaporeportraits.com.sg for full schedule)
Venue: Various locations around Bedok
Admission is free

Party Clean, Party Again. I’m In!
Make a stand against drugs with DJ Dathe this Halloween. DJ Dathe will be haunting all the major clubs this Halloween for the Clubs Against Drugs Campaign. What better way to show your support then to take part in a simple contest. Just snap a picture with him and make your pledge to stay drug-free. Get your friends to vote for your photo and you stand a chance to win attractive prizes such as the new iPad, Samsung 26-inch HD LED TV and Fujifilm Instax Mini 25 Instant Polaroid if your photo gets the most votes!

Date: Oct 24-27, 2012
Time: 9pm – 1am
Venue: All major clubs in Singapore. For DJ Dathe’s schedule visit  http://djdathe.wordpress.com

Halloween at Avaland – Zombiepalooza
Taking a cue from Avalon Hollywood’s legendary parties into the afterlife, Avaland presents the biggest Halloween night in town, Zombiepalooza! Once dusk arrives this Halloween horror night, Avalon takes a life on its own, unleashing casualties of a zombie apocalypse. Thread carefully as the walking dead now dominates the entire area, wreaking terror and devouring every living thing that flashes by with hazardous zombie bites. Hold your breath and stand still if a zombie approaches – and it just might let you walk free.

Date: Oct 27, 2012
Time: 10pm till late
Venue: Avalon
Price: $25 before 11.30pm incl. 1 standard drink, $30 after 11.30pm incl. 1 standard drink, free entry for guests in full costume before 11.30pm
GRAND PRIZE: Best costume wins round trip VIP weekend to Avalon Hollywood for two

Saturday night movies at ION Orchard – The Three Stooges
Late night shoppers and visitors will be delighted with Saturday night movies at ION Orchard on the last Saturday of every month on the mall’s giant LED facade. This Saturday’s movie is the slapstick comedy, The Three Stooges. Join the wacky trio, Moe, Larry and Curly on a series of comical misadventures.

Date: Oct 27,2012
Time: 10pm
Venue: ION2, ION Orchard
Price: Free. For enquiries please contact 6238 8228

Shirin Neshat: Games of Desire
Enter the world of Shirin Neshat, the New York-based artist of Iranian descent, in her first solo exhibition in Southeast Asia, where her transcultural works gives voice to women all around the world and where women are independent, strong and opinionated. Using installations and photographic works from her Games of Desires series, Neshat sheds lights on the life of elderly Laotian women, living under a mitigation of tradition in a globalised world.

Date: Oct 26 – Dec 15, 2012
Time: 11am – 7pm
Venue: Art Plural Gallery
For more information visit http://artpluralgallery.com/art-plural-gallery.html

The Zouk Doll House: Halloween 2012
Halloween takes an unexpected twist this weekend at Zouk with the Doll House. Nothing like Chucky or Barbie, undead funerary dolls and pale porcelain beauties lurk in the shadows, waiting to steal your soul when you’re sleeping. Lifelike wax Victorian dolls and cast away Haitian voodoo dolls invite you in for a mysteriously enchanting night. And if they favour you as best dressed, a pair of tickets will take you to a faraway country where the dolls play freely.   

Date: Oct 27, 2012
Time: Doors open at 9pm
Venue: Zouk
Price: Non-members $28/$35. Priority and free entry for those in full costume, as approved by door dolls, priority given to DOLLS.

Thai Transience
Just how much do we know about Thailand apart from Tom Yum and mangoes? As part of the Thai CulturalFest and organised by the National Heritage Board, SAM hosts Thai Transience, an exhibition showcasing over 50 works from Thai contemporary artists. Guest-curated by Professor Apinan Poshyananda, Thai artists show how they continue to create new expressions responding to their heritage and faith.

Date: Oct 26, 2012 – Jan 6, 2013
Time: Mon – Sun, 10am – 7pm. Fri 10am – 9pm.
Venue: Singapore Art Museum
Price: Adults $10