What’s On This Weekend In Singapore: 19 – 21 March 2021

Find out what's on this weekend!
17 March 2021

1. Art & AI: In Conversation

Art and AI: In Conversation is a series of panels that addresses some of the most important questions of our time: how do we work with AI, control it, and use it in useful and creative ways. Join our panellists to see how AI already manifests in our creative and day-to-day lives, and to consider how we can, and must, use AI to shape the future.

Art and AI: In Conversation
20 March 2021; 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Purchase your tickets here. [The physical event is currently full, but click here to be put on the waiting list!]
Asian Civilisations Museum1 Empress Pl., 179555 (A virtual livestreaming will also be made available for those who purchase online tickets.)

2. Arts In Your Neighbourhood

Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN), an initiative by the National Arts Council, brings enriching arts experiences right to your doorstep every March and November! Enjoy immersive and engaging arts programmes by established artists and arts groups held at various spaces across the island.

Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) heads to the East for its first season of the year. Come and explore the wonders of the coastal town of Pasir Ris through a variety of physical and digital art programmes. An initiative by the National Arts Council, AYN brings enriching arts experiences to your doorstep, for you to enjoy the arts together with your family and friends from wherever you are.

Featuring a total of 10 exciting programmes co-created with a diverse group of artists, arts
organisations and community partners, AYN brings to life the stories of the neighbourhood through visual arts installations, music performances and multi-disciplinary experiences. Visit a puppetry gallery at Pasir Ris Public Library, embark on a visual art walking trail, see the town through a pinhole camera from inside a roving truck, or marvel at a dynamic light projection display on the façade of White Sands Shopping Centre. Join us this March to rediscover Pasir Ris and unearth its many stories!

Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN)
11 – 28 March 2021
Free event, available at various locations. For full programme list, visit this website.
National Arts Council

3. Chamber Jazz @ Esplanade

Jeremy Monteiro and his musician friends return to the Esplanade Concert Hall in a unique chamber jazz configuration, with a string ensemble from the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra led by Adrian Tan and guest concertmaster Lynnette Seah joining Monteiro’s jazz band. Joined by guest artists Louis Soliano and Alemay Fernandez, the King of Swing promises an unforgettable concert with original music and standard jazz tunes arranged specially for this ensemble. Also completing the line-up includes flautist Rit Xu, saxophonist Sean Hong Wei, keyboardist Christine Sham, bassist Ben Poh and drummer Aaron James Lee.

Can’t make it to the concert hall? Fret not, the full concert will be livestreamed online so you can enjoy the show from the comforts of home! The stream will also be available for viewing until 4 April, 11.59 p.m. (Note that this livestream is only available for viewing in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Switzerland.)

Chamber Jazz @ Esplanade
20 March 2021; 7.30 p.m.

Tickets sold at from $68 here. Livestream tickets are priced at $15.
Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Dr., 038981

4. Curated Fashion Flea Market

Underground Market is back! (With safe distancing measures in place of course!) Join the event over 3 days at Cross Street Exchange this March and be part of its circular economy. Underground Market is a marketplace for the fashion conscious. Shop the wardrobes of Singaporean fashion personalities! Scour through our collection of clothes, shoes and accessories or just head down to hang out!

Curated Fashion Flea Market
19 – 21 March 2021; 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Cross Street Exchange, #01-104, 18 Cross St., 048423

5. Friends of the Museums (FOM) Docent Training: Become A Museum Guide!

Want to become a museum guide? Friends of the Museums (FOM) is thrilled to announce that they will be conducting a Public Information Meeting on 23 March 2021 @10am via the Zoom platform.  This meet allows individuals to understand what it does and also to gain information of its docent training programme. This will be great for those who are interested to become guides in its museums (National Museum, Asian Civilisations Museum and Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall). It is still coordinating with other institutions to expand its guiding opportunities.

Join them to learn about docent training and guiding opportunities in Singapore’s museums and heritage institutions.

Friends of the Museums (FOM) Docent Training
23 March 2021, 10 a.m. on Zoom. Please go to fom.sg for more information and here to register for the Zoom event.
Friends of the Museums, 61 Stamford Rd., 178892

6. International Community School (ICS) Virtual Open House 2021

Join International Community School (ICS) for a virtual talk on “How to Choose the Right International School for Your Child” on Saturday, 20 March at 10.30 a.m.! This live webinar includes an interactive Q&A session with Dr. James P. Rader, Director at ICS, Mr. Darryl Harding, Middle and High School Principal and Mr. Lance Kershner, Elementary School Principal. Hear from the experts! Register here now.

International Community School (ICS) Virtual Open House 2021
20 March 2021; 10.30 a.m.
Virtual webinar. Register your interest here!
International Community School, 27A Jubilee Rd., 128575

7. SKAI’s Tropical Brunch

(image: SKAI)

Dress in your tropical best and join SKAI for a tropical-themed brunch on 20 March 2021. It’s time to bring some outdoor atmosphere, indoors. Enjoy 4 hours of unlimited plates and tipples against a backdrop of breath-taking views 70 floors above the city. Another highlight of this experiential culinary feast is its selection of Taittinger Champagnes and distinctive bespoke cocktails curated just for this event.

SKAI’s Tropical Brunch
20 March 2021; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Priced at $208++ (Taittinger Brut); $188++ (Taittinger Rose)
SKAI, Hotel Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Rd., 178882

8. The Dandy Collection + AWARE Singapore: Neon Pigeon’s 90s Girl Group-Themed Brunch

The modern urban izakaya will put the likes of The Spice Girls, TLC, and Salt-N-Pepa on its playlist – guests are expected to turn up in matching girl group get-ups: think dungarees, track suits à la FUBU, bandanas, and Kangol buckets. A la carte and Bento brunch options, as well as a 2-hour free flow Boozy Brunch ($75) are available.

When: 20 & 21 March 2021, 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Where: Neon Pigeon, 36 Carpenter St., #01-01, 059915

The Dandy Collection in collaboration with AWARE Singapore, Maxwell House, 20 Maxwell Rd., #03-03, 069113

By Willaine G. Tan, March 2021 / Images: Courtesy of the respective events’ social media pages and/or websites credited.

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