9 events in May you can't miss

It’s art exhibitions, film festivals and concerts galore in this month’s to-do list.

Journey of a Dress Exhibition
Journey of a Dress Exhibition
08 May 2015

Journey of a Dress Exhibition

Before Diane Von Furstenberg arrives on our shores to open Singapore Fashion Week, take a walk through the history of her iconic wrap dress at this international exhibition. 30 vintage and contemporary DVF designs will be on display, along with archive pictures of the label’s advertisements and Von Furstenberg herself.

1 to 14 May, L1 Atrium Ion Orchard. Admission is free.

Voilah! 2015
Voilah! 2015
08 May 2015

Voilah! 2015

The annual French film festival is back, now bigger than ever. There are over 40 engaging events to participate in over the festival’s seven-week run with something for everyone. Highlights include The Little Prince in the Dark exhibition, where you’ll explore the imaginary world of the award-winning novella through your sense of touch and hearing.

4 May to 21 June, various locations. Ticket prices vary, www.voilah.sg

The Art of Reverie
The Art of Reverie
08 May 2015

The Art of Reverie

Support young local talent at this exhibition, a collaboration between Scotts Square and Laselle College of the Arts. Artist Moses Tan interprets the desires and fantasies of Singaporeans into whimsical drawings that are displayed in vintage-inspired wardrobes. Shopping just got a whole lot more fun.

5 May to 3 June, L1 Atrium Scotts Square. Admission is free.

Katy Perry Prismatic Tour
Katy Perry Prismatic Tour
08 May 2015

Katy Perry Prismatic Tour

Will there be fireworks? Will left-shark make a cameo? What crazy outfits will Katy be wearing this time? These are the questions we can’t wait to be answered when Katy Perry comes to town to blow us away with hits like Roar and Firework.

11 May, Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tickets from $128.

Singapore Fashion Week
Singapore Fashion Week
08 May 2015

Singapore Fashion Week

You’d already know by now the notable labels and names gracing Singapore’s inaugural fashion week (psst, Diane Von Furstenberg, Victoria Beckham and Thakoon, anyone?). Be sure to also check out established and emerging designers showing during that week, including Dzojchen’s Chelsea Scott-Blackhall and Collate’s Velda Tan.

13 to 17 May, Tent @ Orchard. Tickets from $65.

European Union Film Festival
European Union Film Festival
08 May 2015

European Union Film Festival

Film buffs — add these dates to your calendar. Returning for its 25th year, the festival has a line-up of 29 contemporary films from 29 countries. There’s a wide range of films for young and old, from the thriller The Connection, starring Jean Dujardin, to the animated short film Mr Hublot.

14 to 24 May, Golden Village Suntec City. Tickets at $12.

Edge of the World
Edge of the World
08 May 2015

Edge of the World

Russian artist Anna Berezovskaya takes inspiration from Russian culture and her daily life to present Edge of the World. There will be over 25 light-hearted and playful paintings that will definitely put a smile on your face.

15 May to 14 June, Redsea Gallery. Admission is free.

Singapura The Musical
Singapura The Musical
08 May 2015

Singapura The Musical

We know what happened after Singapore gained independence, but what about the years leading up to it? Experience it yourself and step into the shoes of ordinary men and women from that era (played by people from the present of course) as they sing through their joys and trials.

19 May to 28 June, Capitol Theatre. Tickets from $65.

A Trip to Unicorn Island World Tour 2015
A Trip to Unicorn Island World Tour 2015
08 May 2015

A Trip to Unicorn Island World Tour 2015

Superwoman is coming to town — Youtube sensation Lilly Singh that is. Be prepared to laugh out loud at the comedian, who has produced viral hits like How Girls Get Ready and has her very own music video, Leh.

28 May, Kallang Theatre. Tickets from $68.

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