15 unmissable things to do in Singapore this week (May 23-27)

The Gathering's first 2016 gig, the French Animation Film Festival and much, much more.

From a sunset garden yoga session to a night of melodic death metal, here's how you can spend your week.

Mon, May 23

THEATER

Singapore Repertory Theatre’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park finishes its 2016 run, and it's the last one for the foreseeable future, so don't miss out! 

CONCERT

Winners of The X Factor 2011, the ladies of Little Mix come to town as part of their Get Weird Tour.

Tue, May 24

COMEDY

Aussie comedian Ben Quinlan headlines the next edition of Comedy Masala.

CONCERT

Melodic death metal/Celtic folk metal band Eluveitie perform in Singapore for the first time.

YOGA

Head to Open Farm Community for a sunset garden yoga session.

THEATER

Pangdemonium presents the Asian premiere of Falling, the story of two parents doing their best to raise two teenage children, one of whom has severe autism. Stars Tan Kheng Hua, Adrian Pang, Andrew Marko, Neo Swee Lin and Fiona Lim. On until Jun 5.

Wed, May 25

FOOD

Homebre Cantina teams up with too-cool-for-school yakitori restaurant Bincho for Juan Night in Tokyo which will offer a rad menu of Japanese-inspired small plates.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Held at The Projector, Urban Fork is a collaboration between lensmen Phillipe Diversy and Bob Lee involving eight different 1960s Singapore buildings with the architect's names superimposed into each photo. On until the end of May.

Thu, May 26

CONCERT

The Gathering's first show of 2016 features experimental artist/rapper/DJ/producer Flying Lotus.

FILM

Meet Singaporean filmmakers at this cool Six Degrees event.

EXPLORATION

This year's Pulau Ubin Day is actually going to last five weeks. Pesta Ubin will include walks, cycling and kayaking expeditions, exhibitions, talks, demonstrations and opportunities to experience kampong life. On until Jun 12.

Fri, May 27

FILM

The French Animation Film Festival returns for its 5th edition as part of Voilah! French Festival 2016. On until May 29.

PARTY

Head to Blu Jaz for the launch of Farrago's new album Trilbly Hats and Sunflowers.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Check out the winners of the Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography at DECK.

ARTS

Specializing in all things offbeat, wild and wacky in the world of the arts, Flipside 2016 features shows like Time For Fun, Don't Explain and Metamorphosis.

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