Plenty to keep you occupied after all the reunion feasts

It's gonna be a smooth, short week. After a day of work on Monday (or half a day, depending on the boss' mood), a two-day break awaits as we all go off feasting at reunion dinners, collect ang baos (or give 'em) and party it up with long lost cousins and friends. Enjoy the holidays guys, you deserve it.

PARTY
It's CNY eve and you need to let loose; easy. Head over to Asian-inspired club spot Wan for a night to remember. On this public holiday eve, guest DJ Caden will be helming the decks, bringing to the floor his brand of addictive tracks that's bound to have you dancing till the early hours. Feb 4 

DRINK
Got off early from work? Done with reunion dinner? Head to 3rd Culture Brewing Co at Maxwell for a Reunion Drinks sesh where a $31.52 ticket gets you four pints of freshly tapped craft beers. That's only $7.88 for each pint guys. Be sure to get tickets before heading down, or just pay the usual price – your call. Feb 4

PARTY
The Lunar New Year week gettin too straight for you? Once you're done with all the visiting, spend all the ang bao you've collected at the Two Queens x Hypermkt Grrls party, their first shebang of the year where you're bound to feel lit again. Feb 5

PARTY
Love Silent Disco? There'll be plenty of chances to groove this month as they bring their rockin' headsets down to the ArtScience Museum atrium for seven nights of partying as part of i Light Singapore 2019. Feb 5, 9, 14, 16, 22-23

MARKET
As Singapore Art Week comes to a close, no better way to wrap things up than with a funky Retail Bazaar showcasing our local creatives. Stop by SAM at 8Q for a marketplace of arts and crafts, creators, designers, makers and inventors—after which you can pop inside for a look at the current exhibitions. Feb 7-9

MARKET
Kill two festive birds with one stone when you visit Gardens by the Bay this February for Spring Surprise. As the Lunar New Year rolls around, watch as the gardens are transformed into a vibrant playground of performances—think leaping carp, lion dances on poles, and Chinese orchestra performances; and get some shopping done at buzzing marketplace of Chinese New Year souvenirs and crafts within the Flower Dome. Through Feb 10 

FILM
The 22nd edition of the Japanese Film Festival presents a bumper crop of 31 films this year, with screenings of Japan's best at Shaw Theatres Lido, *Scape and The Projector. If you can only catch one screening, make it zom-com One Cut of the Dead, the festival's opening film. Through Feb 10

EXHIBITION
Next up in Telok Ayer Arts Club’s roster of artists is Dawn Ng with 11, an experiential performance piece on human relationships that involves bringing together 11 pairs of strangers. Pay for a ticket and become part of the performance, in a social experiment-type show that combines audience participation with speed dating. Through Feb 14

CARNIVAL
Go crazy like the kidult you are at toy giant Hasbro's first multi-brand blowout, Toybox. Have fun with games and activities under brands like Transformers, Nerf and My Little Pony, including a human-sized claw machine, a jumbo play pool, and a Cluedo-inspired escape room, all set in a massive 4,800 sqm playground on Sentosa's Palawan Beach. Through Feb 17  

EXHIBITION
Brace yourself for a disturbing visual experience at contemporary video artist Toh Hun Ping’s first solo show Dance of a Humble Atheist. In it Toh marries his self-invented techniques of bleaching, scratching and recycling filmstrips, with more than 600 handmade ceramic pieces—for a painstakingly made, frame-by-frame stop-motion masterpiece. Part of Singapore Art Week 2019. Through Feb 17

EXHIBITION
Working at the intersection of art and technology, local artist Andre Wee presents a solo exhibition of traditional and new media works (where both oil paintings and digital creations alike shine) with Within Without, held at the Mulan Gallery. Part of Singapore Art Week 2019. Through Feb 23

FESTIVAL
Sustainable light art festival i Light Singapore returns for a massive Bicentennial edition commemorating 200 years of being colonised Singapore’s founding. A total of 32 artworks set to the theme “Bridges of Time” will be on display, and will be for the first time include being installed on six iconic bridges around the Singapore River and Marina Bay. Expect a larger festival area too, with installations extending to Fort Canning Park. Through Feb 24

FESTIVAL
Crowd favourite Light to Night returns for its third year, with a bumper six-week edition to span both Singapore Art Week and the Singapore Bicentennial in February. While the second half of the festival has been themed to honour Singapore’s histories, the first two weekends will see installations and programmes emphasising new perceptions of art via the five senses. Through Feb 24

EXHIBITION
From Cold Storage to Tiger Balm, come chart the evolution of print advertising in Singapore from the 1830s to 1960s at Selling Dreams: Early Advertising in Singapore. Aside from just print advertisements, the exhibition at the National Library also includes interactive multimedia stations for you to experience life as a consumer in early Singapore. Through Feb 24

EXHIBITION
At State of Motion 2019: A Fear of Monsters, your worst nightmares will be pulled apart for in-depth interrogation as installations, paintings and video works reimagine our childhood fears in odd new ways. Go on a guided tour or explore the 11 Kampong Bugis venue yourself; just don’t be startled if you find a chill running down your spine. Through Feb 24 

CARNIVAL
The second coming of the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is here, set to transform the Marina waterfront into a colossal fairground filled with rides, games, food, and of course, plenty of pretty lights. This time, entry is free, and with more rides to check out than before. Through Mar 24

EXHIBITION
Trace the Polaroid camera’s fascinating history at the National Museum of Singapore’s latest exhibition, In an Instant: Polaroid at the Intersection of Art and Technology, featuring over 200 Polaroid artefacts and artworks from the original collection. Through Mar 31

EXHIBITION
The ground-breaking Minimalism: Space. Light. Object exhibition spanning National Gallery Singapore and ArtScience Museum traces the origins and evolutions of the Minimalist art movement, in more than 150 works loaned from all over the world. Check out our quick picks hereThrough Apr 14

EXHIBITION
Asian Civilisations Museum and London’s British Museum are coming together to present Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman, to illuminate the different sides of founding father Sir Stamford Raffles himself. Peer into the historic Raffles Collection on loan from the British Museum, that comprises largely Javanese and Sumatran objects Raffles personally collected during his time in the region. Through Apr 28

EXHIBITION
One of Singapore’s smallest minority communities is finally having their moment in the spotlight at Chetti Melaka of the Straits: Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities. Come hear the lesser-known stories of the Chetti Melaka, also known as Peranakan Indians—descendants of early South Indian migrants who to Singapore in the 15th and 16th centuries, and married local Chinese or Malay women. Through May 5