Yahoo! Singapore’s guide to weekend fun (1-3 Feb)

Desiree Pakiam
Going Out – By Day

You get three days of entertainment, intrigue and drama – which you can top off with a satisfying shopping spree.

The 5th Love & Pride Film Festival
Serious movies like Speechless (Mandarin), Lost in Paradise (Vietnamese) and Romeos (German) include elements of mystery, discovery, deceit and danger that’ll keep you riveted. 1-3 Feb, various times. GV Grand, Great World City. Tickets from $10.

City Gym: The Musical
Love and ambition are given voices with ‘80s pop and rock tunes, and humorous characters acting out a couple of stereotypes in an unusual setting: a gym. 1-3 Feb, various times. Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel. Tickets from $25.

Gala: Neeme Järvi and Nicola Benedetti
Estonian conductor Järvi performs the Second Symphony, while Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti takes to the stage with a concerto by Hollywood film composer Erich Korngold. 1-2 Feb, 7.30pm. Esplanade Concert Hall. Tickets from $20.

Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Revisit the story of an ill-fated romance between a Japanese girl and an American navy lieutenant. The Singapore Lyric Opera presents this famous opera to help mark the 88th anniversary of Puccini’s passing. 1-3 Feb. 8pm. Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $28.

Sunday Artists Market at The Vault
The first installment was a success, so it’s no surprise that the flea market returns with more quirky creations in the fields of music, art and design. So start shopping! 3 Feb, 1pm-6pm. The Vault. Free admission.