Five things to do over the weekend of January 14-15

From burning some extra calories with your favourite favourite Pikachu, to feast your eyes in depth of arts, this weekend looks a rainbow of events. Here is the look of the events you can choose from. Pikachu, to feast your eyes in depth of arts, this weekend looks a rainbow of events. Here is the look of the events you can choose from.

Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2017 Photo courtesy: aliwalartscentre.sg

1. Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2017

The Aliwal Urban Art Festival is back with a bang! Come as you are and soak up the fantastic vibes at Aliwal Street, courtesy of the coolest Singapore talent from street artists to punks, skaters to musicians. A Barter Workshop Market will be there to feast your eyes and ears. Other performers include homegrown acts Forests and Ant-Man.

When: January 14, from 5:00pm till late
Where: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore – 199918
Entry: Free

A poster of M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2017. Photo courtesy: singaporefringe.com

2. M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2017

With the theme of ‘Art and Skin’, the 13th edition of The Necessary Stage’s annual art festival returns this year. The programme comprises a whole range of theatrical and visual artworks, each of which examines and responds to the theme in its own way. Some highlights of the festival feature Skin Tight World Premiere, Labels and FIGHT! Palast #membersonly.

When: January 13-15 at 12:00am
Where: Singapore City
Entry: S$19-25

State of Motion 2017: Through Stranger Eyes Photo courtesy: stateofmotion.sg

3. State of Motion 2017: Through Stranger Eyes

The 2017 edition of State of Motion delves into the history of Singapore cinema to explore the many film locations and the city-state’s mutability as an actor. Different Singapore(s), alien yet recognisable, are uncovered through a selection of films that were shot amidst a transforming post-independent nation. Participants are taken to film locations featured in the selected films where an artwork responding to both the film and its site awaits.

When: Ongoing till Feb 5
Where: The Plaza, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore – 188064
Entry: S$15

Pokémon Run SG Photo courtesy: http://www.pokemonrun.sg

4. Pokémon Run SG

Start burning some extra calories by taking part of the first ever Pokémon themed run in Southeast Asia. Pokémon fans will be thrilled at the chance to be immersed in the Pokémon filled running route. Just like a Pokémon trainer would expect to see the well-loved Pikachu, along with the newest Pokémon from the latest Nintendo 3DS instalments, Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon.Pikachu, along with the newest Pokémon from the latest Nintendo 3DS instalments, Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon.

When: January 14 at 9:00pm to 3:00am
Where: The Promontary @ Marina Bay
Entry: S$70

YHFlea: Come Lepark Edition Photo courtesy: Facebook page of YoungHungryFree

5. YHFlea: Come Lepark Edition

If you are looking to wear something unique this Chinese New Year, make a mark to check out the YHFlea with a friend this weekend. YHFlea is one-of-a-kind collective flea market that brings together more than 100 curated local brands and independent designers. Visitors can shop through three different segments, depending on what they are looking for.

When: January 14-15 at 9:00pm to 3:00am
Where: Lepark, 1 Park Road Level 6 People’s Park Complex Singapore 059108
Entry: S$45

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