17 more things you could be doing with your weekend

Sure the weekend's all about chilling but why not head to these hot happenings instead? From weekend-only theater productions to The Projector's new musical documentary and sampling French wines, here are 17 more reasons to get out of bed.

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It's not just laksa, guys. There's a bunch of new hangouts around Siglap, Katong and Joo Chiat, and we never want to leave.

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Adrian Pang; credit: Crispian Chan

Adrian Pang on his life in theater, the problems with Singlish and a catastrophic faux pas.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Doing Valentine's Day Right

Whether you're doing V-Day for the first or fiftieth time this year, you'll need this one.

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Don't worry, it's not all mock meat (though there is some of it). Here are some great places to eat light without having to hit the tofu hard.

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Emily of Emerald Hill; credit: Margaret Chan, Jeremiah Choy & Tuckys Photography

We're talking 50 memorable local plays over five weeks at Esplanade.

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Girly geeks, Rhone selections, Finnish comedians, Hindu poetry, singing yoginis...clearly Tuesday is the new Friday.

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3 new local album releases

Big band jazz, check. Post rock, check. Soul/hip hop/jazz, check check and check.

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Best in-ear headphones under $200

We break it down based on the type of music you like. 

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Under Cover: Valentine's Day Staycations

Would you rather gorge on food than canoodle with your sweetheart? Are you thinking about popping the question? Or just making some SG50 babies? There's a staycation for that. Like a good wingman, we did a trial run of some of Singapore most romantic staycations so you can pick the right one.

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Senjata Soundsystem

Don't worry if you didn't get tickets for Laneway, here are 13 uber cool events to fill your weekend.

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credit: Craftsmen Specialty Coffee
New Restaurant: Craftsmen Specialty Coffee
An unassuming little café in Siglap, serving espresso-based coffee and craft beer.
Cat Socrates, credit: Hellen Jiang
An indie treasure trove on Joo Chiat, stocking gifts, books, stationery, toys and trinkets, many locally designed.
Dutch Colony Coffee Co.
New Restaurant: Dutch Colony Coffee Co.
The poular Pasarbella stall now has a café just off Siglap, specializing in single origin beans and a multitude of brewing options.
New Bar: Malthouse
A laidback craft beer bar serving Hitachino Nest on tap and a variety of British ales and ciders in bottles.
The Drinking Market
A super-casual beer bar and Thai food joint by the Jane Thai team (of Orchard Towers fame).
New Art Gallery: K+
Boutique design agency Kinetic's temporary curatorial space exhibits work by local creatives and new-to-Singapore international artists.
Lacquer & Spa
New Health: Lacquer & Spa
Pamper yourself at this swanky boutique spa that offers manicures, pedicures, facials, reflexology and hand and foot spa treatments. 
New Bar: Tapow
It's all about local street food (beef rendang burger, anyone?) and Singlish drinks at this Ann Siang Road bar. 
New Bar: HopHeads
A craft beer bar and bistro with two rotating draft taps, bottled beers and hearty comfort fare.
Kakis Bistro & Bar
New Restaurant: Kakis Bistro & Bar
A hidden gem in Changi that grows its own greens, harvests its own fish and does weekly fitness classes
Peloton Coffee & Juice Bar
New Restaurant: Peloton Coffee & Juice Bar
This one-time sports cafe is now solely dedicated to serving up food and drink and has done away with its bespoke bike-building services. 
May May
New Restaurant: May May
An Asian-inspired eatery on Tras Street peddling dishes ranging from Japanese to Italian.
New Restaurant: Joie
Is meatless the new trend? This Orchard restaurant dishes out modern meat-free plates.
The Wejs
New Restaurant: The Wejs
A curious Mediterranean-Tunisian restaurant housed in a charming black-and-white in Rochester Park.
The Find
New Restaurant: The Find
A casual bistro-style restaurant in Rochester Mall serving up modern European classics.
Saveur Art
New Restaurant: Saveur Art
Super cheap French bistro Saveur opens fine dining offshoot Saveur Art that's still pretty affordable.
Backstage Cafe
New Venue: Backstage Cafe
Tucked away in an industrial estate, this hidden gem serves up hearty café fare at reasonable prices. 
Flaneur Gallery
New Art Gallery: Flaneur Gallery
Housed within a restored shophouse, this contemporary art gallery showcases artworks by emerging local artists. 
The Projector; credit: Philipp Aldrup
New Venue: The Projector
An indie cinema that replaces the age-old Golden Cinema, complete with atmospheric Kubrick-inspired halls.
Hui Aesthetics
New Venue: Hui Aesthetics
After almost a decade in the area, this nail parlor recently debuted its retro-inspired look.