A vibrant lineup of events await this month! Whether you’re a self-proclaimed theatre geek or a rock-till-you-drop music enthusiast, we’ve got your May bucket list covered.
YOU’VE GOT MAIL! – SPM EXHIBITIONS
Reminisce the good ol’ days of intimate handwritten notes and ink-stained love letters in a two-part exhibition. The first segment of Art on Envelope: Send Your Love the Write Way pays tribute to the artistry in letters and stamps with a nostalgic display of handcrafted envelopes, while the second segment of Seeing Is Believing! Unusual Stamps showcases the transformation of traditional stamps to the intricate modern designs we know now. Literary lovers and artists, unite!
Date: Now till 31 December
Time: 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum, 23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807
Admission is free. Find out more about You’ve Got Mail! here.
PERONI SUNSET CINEMA
Switch up your movie dates with this out-of-the-box outdoor cinematic experience! Here, you’ll get to enjoy watching award-winning films such as All The Money In The World, Battle Of The Sexes and Breathe in front of a breathtaking sunset view, while indulging in an mouthwatering array of coastal cuisine. Sea breeze, good films and the best company – what more can you wish for in a magical night?
Date: 2 – 14 May
Time: 7.45pm (Mon to Fri) and 8.15pm (Sat & Sun)
Venue: Tanjong Beach
Grab your tickets to the Peroni Sunset Cinema here.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – JULIUS CAESAR
Never failing to leave their audience in awe, the Singapore Repertory Theatre is back with their take on the classic Shakespeare play, Julius Caeser. Featuring a stellar cast and incorporating a contemporary spin on the political power play, this production under the stars is bound to blow you away.
Date: 2 – 27 May
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Grab your tickets to Shakespeare in the Park here.
STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU
If you’re still reeling from the excitement of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, then you’ll be psyched to know that the annual Star Wars festival and run is coming your way. Look forward to meeting the founder of 501st Legion, Albin Johnson and R2-KT and exciting band performances by the fan group, Dark Empire. Don’t forget to sign up for the STAR WARS RUN, where you’ll stand to win attractive fan prizes! May the force be with you.
Date: 4 & 5 May
Time: 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sun)
Venue: F1 Pit Building
Admission is free. Register for the STAR WARS RUN here.
TEAM HURRICANE @ SIFA 2018
Who says chick flicks are cliché? This highly-stylised punk film burst onto the scene in SIFA 2018’s Asian Film Archive, addressing taboo topics surrounding teenage girls. Recognised as a cinematic risk-taker, Team Hurricane brings you a vibrant mix of characters and unconventional storylines that will inspire you to embrace your peculiarity. Gather the resistance!
Date: 5 May
Venue: The Screening Room, Festival House
Find out more about the Singapore International Festival of the Arts here.
OCD LOVE BY L-E-V DANCE COMPANY
Calling all hopeless romantics! A contemporary dance that explores the concept of romance against the backdrop of obsessive-compulsive-disorder, L-E-V dance company presents a powerful, abstract interpretation of twisted love. Witness two out-of-sync lovers’ struggle to break free from each other through a gripping plot and haunting choreography.
Date: 5 & 6 May
Time: 8pm – 9pm
Venue: SOTA Drama Theatre
Grab your tickets and find out more about OCD Love here.
LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL
Your favourite go-to romcom has been reinvented for the stage – and it’s bigger, better and blonder. Based on the 2001 film featuring the iconic sorority queen Elle Woods who enrols in Harvard Law School to win back her former beau, the all-new musical follows a similar storyline complemented with live tunes. Head on down to experience this classic comedy in a whole new light. Oh, don’t forget to donn pink!
Date: 10 – 20 May
Time: 8pm (Thu & Fri), 2pm & 8pm (Sat), 1pm & 6pm (Sun)
Venue: Sands Theatre @ Marina Bay Sands
Grab your tickets to Legally Blonde The Musical here.
ARTBOX SINGAPORE 2018: OASIS
It’s that time of the year again! For the creative at heart, this long-awaited pop-up market will be back with a new theme – // Oasis // – to continue supporting local and international retail entrepreneurs. Stroll down magical lanes lit by fairy lights, get snap-happy over the array of innovative bites availableand look out for one-of-a-kind knick-knacks by quirky designers. Rest assured, you won’t leave empty-handed!
Date: 25 – 27 May, 1 – 3 June
Time: 3pm – 11pm
Venue: 12 Bayfront Avenue 018970
Admission is free. Find out more about Artbox Oasis here.
DBS MARINA REGATTA
Thrill seekers will find themselves in their element at the Battle Bay Extreme, touted as the largest land and water obstacle course in Southeast Asia as part of the DBS Marina Regatta. The sporting event includes climbing a six-foot wall, inverted ladders, rope, and even quintuple steps! What’s more, you’ll be treated to exclusive DBS branded products and discounts. Think you’re up for the challenge?
What will you be up to this May? Tell us in the comments!