5 things to do this week: November 22-28, 2021, Lifestyle News
This week’s lineup has something for everyone – sportsmen, nerds, geeks, classy clowns and more. From drag shows to film festivals, dating events, space exhibits, animation workshops and more, you might find yourself wanting to do the five things.
Find your rhythm with Boom Boom Room Live!
Boom Boom Live room! is the 2021 rendition of the legendary drag cabaret from 1991. After 30 years, the original Boom Boom Room drag queens – Helda and Liz – as well as a new addition – veteran drag artist, Vanda Miss Joaquim will put the fire at the Esplanade. Joining them will be OG drag diva Kumar, so expect limitless fun. The variety show also features a truly spectacular lineup of singers, acrobats, dancers and even a mentalist.
Boom Boom Live room! runs November 24 – December 19, 2021 at Level 1, Showroom C, Sands Expo and Convention Center, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956. Rated R18, tickets start at S $ 98; book tickets here.
Celebrate cinema and storytelling with the Singapore International Film Festival
The 32nd edition of SGIFF invites you to enjoy films as they are meant to be enjoyed – on the big screen. The vast programming is diverse and inclusive this year. With over 100 pieces from filmmakers around the world, each inspires conversations by evoking memories and emotions.
From docu-films like Nightcleaners, which deals with the invisible work of women, to holistic biographical films like Center Stage and many other short films, the festival has something in store for everyone.
Detective with strangers at Swipe Night Experience
Solve the real crime mystery – but swipe right – with Tinder’s Emmy-nominated interactive Swipe Night Experience returns with the all-new launch To explore. Work with potential Tinder matches and solve the mystery of a birthday weekend gone wrong.
In the game, you and your ten odd Tinder matches will receive new hints every week through short films. At the end of each week, pick a suspect, then exchange information with your Fast Chat buddy – someone who picked a different suspect. Detective can just be a catalyst for more.
Swipe Night: Killer Weekend will take place over three consecutive weeks from November 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. on tinder newly launched To explore. The Fast Chat experience will be available on Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Live your interstellar dreams with Beyond Earth from the ArtScience Museum
Beyond Earth is the ArtScience Museum special event on the theme of space. Space walkers includes incredibly immersive virtual reality adventures, allowing you to experience space. Follow in the footsteps of the legendary Apollo mission astronauts with 1st Step – From Earth to the Moon while 2nd Step – From the Moon to Mars and Beyond is a giant step towards Mars.
Also watch a selection of selected films, from sci-fi thrillers to groundbreaking space travel documentaries, like Arrival (2016) or the family film Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out (1989).
Beyond the earth takes place from November 25, 2021 to February 27, 2022 at the ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974. Tickets are priced at $ 16 (Singaporean adults) and $ 12 (Singaporean concession). It is recommended to book in advance for film screenings; book your slots online here.
Cartoon Underground turns 10
The largest independent animation festival in Southeast Asia has always been an enriching and rewarding space for animators in the region. This November, Cartoons Underground celebrates its tenth year with exciting lineup for animators, aspiring animators and the public.
The lineup includes four film programs, panel discussions, educational workshops, feature film screenings and, of course, the annual Golden Durians Awards celebrating excellence in animation.
This article first appeared in Nomads of the city.