Five things to do this weekend (Oct 7-9)
Start your first October weekend on a good note!
1. Catch bbno$’s concert at *SCAPE
Canadian rapper bbno$, known for his songs like Edamame and Lalala, will perform here in Singapore.
The rapper has collaborated with the likes of rappers Rich Brian and Yung Gravy. As part of his Southeast Asian Tour, he will host a concert at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre on Oct 8.
General admission tickets go for $78. Those who have already purchased tickets can also purchase a Meet and Greet session for an extra $25.
The top-up includes a photo opportunity with bbno$ and official merchandise.
2. Wind down at CalmCon 2022
CalmCon 2022 is a mental health and wellbeing festival that was founded in 2020 as a community response to Singapore’s COVID-19 lockdown.
From Oct 6 to 9, this hybrid festival will feature key speakers and personalities like Adrian Ang (Xiao Ming from SGAG), Dr Jamus Lim and Benjamin Kheng.
The talks will cover topics such as mental health myths, a Spotify playlist on mental health strategies and practising self-care at work.
The festival will be held online on Oct 7. In-person sessions will be held on Oct 8 at Temasek Shophouse and Oct 9 on the 18th floor of WeWork, 21 Collyer Quay.Get your festival tickets through Calm Collective Asia’s eventbrite page.
3. Catch the classics of Japanese cinema at the Japanese Film Festival
Taking place till Nov 5, the Japanese Film Festival will feature 24 films covering genres from anime to horror. Catch films such as Ghost in the Shell, Anime Supremacy and Tsukamoto Horror Showcase.
The films will be screened at Shaw Theatres Lido, Oldham Theatre and Projector X: Picturehouse, with most films being exclusive to one cinema.
Tickets for films showing at Shaw Theatres Lido and Projector X: Picturehouse can be bought through the cinema’s respective websites.
For films showing at Oldham Theatre, tickets can be bought through the Asian Film Archive’s website.
4. Take a photo with Agnez Mo at Madame Tussauds
Catch the first wax figure of Indonesian celebrity Agnez Mo at Madame Tussaud’s Singapore.
The wax figure took a total of four hours to finish, where its selected outfit was made by American designer Prabal Gurung.
According to Agnez, it depicts one of her many looks that has “evolved over time, often influenced by her life experiences”.
Tickets go for $58 and include limited edition Agnez Mo merchandise.
5. Tour the Spanish floral display at Gardens by the Bay
Till Oct 30, Gardens by the Bay will feature a Spanish-themed floral display at its Flower Dome.
Titled A Spanish Serenade with Sunflowers, it features various interpretations of Spanish culture, Spanish-made ceramic pieces and well-known Spanish flowers such as sunflowers and petunias.
The floral display is set up in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in Singapore and the Spain Tourism Board.
Those interested can book their tickets through the Gardens by the Bay’s website.