Weekend Inspiration 30 Mar - 3 Apr 2012
Sunday, 25 Mar 2012
Robe Raiders is ba-ack, girls! Pick up second-hand designer togs, bags, shoes, and accessories at Robe Raiders 2 – expect brands like Hermes, Chanel, Givenchy, and Alexander Wang, as well as Singaporean labels like Nocturnal by Resham Melwani, Cosset, Curated Editions, and Out For Lunch. The first 100 guests to purchase items above $150 will receive a special swag bag containing fashion and beauty gifts and shopping vouchers. Proceeds go towards Operation Smile.
When: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 10am-7pm
Where: Robe Raiders 2, Palais Renaissance, Level 3 Atrium
Do your tiny bit for Mother Earth this weekend and switch off those lights for just one convenient hour. Have a candlelit dinner, play with the kids in the dark, or hit the sack and sleep off those dreaded eyebags!
When: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 830-930pm
Rock & Roots
Timbre Rock & Roots is back for the third year running! Catch soul funk greats Earth, Wind & Fire, ska band The Specials and other world-class musicans at this outdoor music fest, and most importantly, dance rain or shine.
When: Fri 30 Mar 2012, 6pm-1am; Sat 31 Mar 2012, 530pm-110am, tickets from $70-170, children under 7 enter for free
Where: Timbre Rock & Roots 2012, Marina Promenade, p. 6348 5555
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Art maven Source 53 has a new exhibition space and is opening with a real kicker: Sydney-based emerging Artist Alistair Drake. The exhibition, titled “Mirage Series”, features fascinating optical illusions that he creates using acrylic on linen or ink and oil on paper. Don’t miss the opening reception – Drake himself will be present!
When: Opening Reception Thu 29 Mar 2012, 630-9pm, RSVP email@example.com; Exhibition Fri 30 Mar – Sat 31 Mar 11am-5pm, Sun 1 Apr – Wed 18 Apr by appointment
Where: Source 53, BW Furniture, 33 Niven Road Singapore 228382, p. 9771 1102
REDSEA Gallery presents a series of 30 bronze sculptures created by world-renowned French artist Valerie Goutard Adrianoff. Titled “Moments”, these contemporary pieces are highly evocative and create a tall impression – literally. Some of the bronzes 180 cm tall!
When: Sat 31 Mar 2012 – 14 Apr 2012, 930am-9pm
Where: REDSEA Gallery, Block 6 Dempsey Road, Singapore 247697, p. 6732 6711
Time for a good dose of inspiration (for free!) – join change-makers at the innovative eco-friendly convention centre, MAX Atria, for TEDxSingapore’s 15th event, “Inspiring Ideas to the Max”! TEDxSingapore is a community-run organisation that brings people together for short talks to inspire ideas and actions.
When: Tue 3 Apr 2012, 830am-130pm, free, RSVP here
Where: Inspire Ideas To The Max, MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Don’t forget to book your tickets for Savour, the latest food fest to hit town! Meet top international chefs, sample dishes from around the world, learn a culinary skill or two, and even shop for gourmet groceries. See our full write-up here.
When: Fri 30 Mar – Sun 1 Apr 2012, tickets here
Where: Savour, F1 Paddock and Pit Building
Image: Tommy Ton