5 Things To Do: January 2015

Laneway Festival Singapore 2015

Date: 24 January 2015 (Saturday)
Time: Gates open at 11am.
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay
Admission: $165 (Standard Ticket)

The marquee indie music festival returns for another round of top-notch live music and this time, the line up is bigger and better. Expect a slew of amazing international acts like Lykke Li (Sweden), Pond (Australia), Mac DeMarco (Canada) and FKA Twigs (United Kingdom). Homegrown talents such as [.gif] and Hanging Up The Moon are also set to perform alongside the other acts. Get your tickets here.

Laneway Festival Singapore 2015
(Source: Laneway Festival Singapore Facebook)


CATS – The Musical

Date: 9 January 2015 – 1 February 2015
Time: Tue – Fri: 8pm, Sat: 2pm & 8pm, Sun: 1pm & 6pm
Venue: The Grand Theater, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Admission: $65-$195

Broadway musical fans, get ready for a purrfect January because CATS – The Musical is set to show on our shores. Based on T. S. Elliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this superb musical is a tale filled with fantasy, drama and romance. And how can we forget Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s famous composition from the musical – Memory? Get your tickets here.

Cats The Musical(Source: Cats The Musical Facebook)


Singapore Art Week 2015

Date: 17 January 2015 – 25 January 2015
Time: Varies
Venue: Varies
Admission: Varies

Art aficionados (or pretend ones – hey, we’re not judging), this is the week for you. Singapore Art Week is a collaboration by the National Arts Council, the Singapore Economic Development Board and the Singapore Tourism Board. For 9 days, the festival will feature almost 100 ticketed and free events consisting of art walks, art fairs, gallery openings, art discussions, art exhibitions and even block parties. We recommend Art After Dark by Gillman Barracks, Art in Motion and Aliwal Urban Art Festival. More details here.

Singapore Art Week 2015
(Source: Singapore Art Week)


MAAD Pyjamas

Date: 9 January 2015 (Friday)
Time: 5pm
Venue: Red Dot Design Museum
Admission: Free

No, this is not a pyjama party – but it is a pretty cool market you won’t want to miss. Kick starting the year with their first 2015 pop-up market, MAAD Pyjamas is the place to check out for local artists and designers. Expect stalls selling quirky knick knacks, artwork and even food. While you’re there, don’t miss out on the live performances by talented local acts. Who says we’re not a creative nation eh?

Maad Pyjamas
(Source: MAAD Facebook)



Date: 28 January 2015 – 1 February 2015
Time: Wed – Fri: 8pm, Sat: 4pm & 8pm, Sun: 4pm
Venue: Drama Centre Theatre, National Library
Admission: $22-$52

Tickle those funny bones with this one-man comedy and music show that will have Hossan Leong performing hits from his own personal influences, such as Jamie Cullum and Billy Joel. Get your tickets here.

(Source: sistic.com.sg)