5 Things To Do This Week In Singapore: 29th February to 6th March 2016

5 Things To Do

Can you believe it’s been four years since the last leap day? How time flies!

This week, we see a Thai-Mex food mashup at Hombre Cantina, an exhibition celebrating Berlin’s 90s club culture, and Golden Point Award alum Tania De Rozario taking the stage at Burn After Reading. Sing Jazz also returns to Marina Bay Sands with the addition of more accessible jazz-inspired music. If pool parties are your thing, pencil Eyes To The Front this Saturday into your calendar.

BAR SG presents #2: Tania De Rozario
Tania de Rozario

Focusing on literary writing and reading, Burn After Reading is a new series of interviews, conversations and readings aimed at showcasing poets and their poetry. The second edition features poet, artist, and curator, Tania De Rozario – the winner of the 2011 NAC-SPH Golden Point Award – who also runs EtiquetteSG, a multidisciplinary platform focused on art, film, music, and writing by women.
 
BAR SG presents #2: Tania De Rozario is happening on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 at Artistry from 7.30pm to 10.30pm.

Hombre Cantina x Bird Bird presents: Juan Night In Bangkok
Hombre Cantina

For one night only, a Thai-Mex mashup is coming right up from the guys behind the ghetto-style Thai eatery, Bird Bird, and casual Mexican bro-food joint Hombre Cantina. On the collab menu are specials like Salmon Ceviche with Green Chili Nam Jim, Pork Carnita Tacos with Som Tum, and the Duck Grapow Nacho Supreme. Polish off all that spice with some homemade Horchata Ice Cream with Sweet Corn or a Tamarind Chile Margarita.
 
Juan Night In Bangkok is happening on Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at Hombre Cantina from 7pm till sold out. 

Club Berlin: Electronic Music and Photography
Club Berlin

Are you a fan of club culture? If so, don’t miss Club Berlin: Electronic Music and Photography, an exhibition of photographs of Berlin’s 90s club culture by Martin Eberle and a media installation by Sven Marquardt, with music by Marcel Dettmann. Co-presented by DECK & Goethe Institut Singapore, each gallery is filled witih music by renowned DJs such as Rodhad (Dystopian), Massimiliano Pagliara, and Modeselektor. There is also Boiler Room, a video on the underground music platform with performances by DJs La Fleur, Len Faki, and Sarah Farina.
 
Club Berlin: Electronic Music and Photography is happening on 4 & 5 March 2016 at DECK. Tickets are priced at $5. For more details, check out the event page here.

Singapore International Jazz Festival 2016Sing jazz

Expect to be charmed and swayed by the heady mix of music lined up for three captivation evenings of groovy live entertainment at our favourite jazz festival! Kick off your experience with music from neo-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote, while the dazzling Grammy Award winner Joss Stone takes over the stage on the second night with her perfect combination of smooth and sultry. Finally, seize the opportunity and dance along to the legendary Buena Vista Social Club on their last ever tour. See here for the full line-up.
 
Sing Jazz 2016 is happening from 4 March to 6 March 2016 at Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands.

LIGHT Pool Party at Sofitel SoPool Party

Eyes To The Front and The DJ Institute is back with another pool party at Sofitel So this weekend. Dishing out the musical beats this time is TITUS – expect Soul, R’n’B and funk, with a dash of hip-hop, supported by Brendon P. (CE LA VI), Louis Baduge, and Oliver Osborne (ETTF Music), together with $12-15 drink specials all day. Get lit!
 
LIGHT Pool Party is happening on Saturday, 5 March 2016 at Sofitel So from 2pm to 11pm. Cover is priced at $10 (inclusive of 1 free drink if you arrive before 4pm).


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Gary is one of those proverbial jack of all trades… you know the rest. When not writing about lifestyle and culture, he dabbles in photography, graphic design, plays four instruments and is a professional wearer of bowties. His greatest weakness: spending more money on clothes than he probably should. Find him across the social world as @grimlay

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