As Holloween draws nearer, this week’s edition features events that are sure to get you spooked. Get your costumes ready, from your tight leather spanks for The Projector’s screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Or drape around some toilet paper smeared with fake blood and have a deathly good time at Boogie Wonderland in Zouk. But of course, what’s a week without a dose of art? Check out the first ever opening of Bahrain Art Week in Singapore, or see Asian history in a new light (or darkness) at ACM After Dark.
The Glory Hoes Present: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a cult classic, especially during Halloween. If you enjoyed watching Beetle Juice or A Clockwork Orange, The Rocky Horror Show is right up your alley. A yearly affair at The Projector, come dressed as your favourite Rocky Horror character for a chance to win exclusive prizes. If you don’t have any costumes, step into the Trans-formation Booth for costume and makeup makeovers and rock out the horror in the post-movie How Down Afterparty in The Intermission Bar.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be screened on 26 October 2018, from 8pm–12m, at The Projector, 6001 Beach Road #05-00 Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589. Tickets go for $35, which can be purchased here. One ticket covers the Movie, the Hoe Down Party, and one Bag of Shit.
ACM After Dark 2018 – The Elements
Asian Civilisations Museum is back with their annual Halloween event, ACM After Dark 2018 . This year’s theme is centred around The Elements, so look forward to discovering how Earth, Wind, Water, and Fire are linked to supernatural beliefs and ancient traditions. See the museum like never before, with thrilling performances, movie-screenings, and fiery activities. Of course, what’s a Halloween event without the chance of being able to dress up in spooky costumes. Mystery prizes are up for grabs for the 3 best-dressed visitors. For programme line-up see here.
Día De Muertos – Day of The Dead Party
What more fitting way to celebrate Halloween than celebrating the Day of The Dead? The celebration being a particular tribute to the late David Bowie. With music helmed by DJ Fat Fish, head over to Lucha Loco – Mexican Cocina Y Bar and enjoy a night full of throwback tunes and excitement. Day of the Dead isn’t complete without an iconic skull-painted face. You can get yours done by the face painters available on location – but don’t forget to wear a costume to match, especially when the best dressed wins a prize.
Boogie Wonderland: Zouk Halloween 2018
If you haven’t already noticed, celebrating Halloween is all about dressing up. Dress your best (at least as best as the dead could look) at Boogie Wonderland: Zouk Halloween 2018 for a chance to win their grand prize worth $3350. First prize includes a $500 Sephora hamper and a 3D2N Genting Dream Port Klang Cruise for 2 amongst other equally attractive giveaways. Of course, you could also just simply boogie the night away with tunes by Zushan, Hong, and Jeremy Boon.
Bahrain Art Week in Singapore
Art Bahrain Across Borders has landed in Singapore for a week, showcasing a series of beautiful works by 18 Bahraini artists. Curated around the theme of “Legacy”, revel in the deep history and culture of art and heritage that goes back 5,000 years. Started in 2015, Art Bahrain Across Borders has successfully exhibited around the globe, including cities such as London, Moscow, and Paris. Bahrain Art Week in Singapore is curated by the brilliant Amrita Kilachand and Kaneka Subberwal.
Top Image: The Rocky Horror Picture Show