See how 12 Singaporean stories get adapted onto stage at Toy Factory’s Here And Beyond. This long-time local theatre company will be utilising shadow puppetry and innovative installation stage design to create a production that celebrates the Singapore spirit, and as captured in the only local commissioned literature text for ‘O’-Level students by SG’s Ministry of Education, titled Here and Beyond. Directed by the company’s Associate Artistic Director, Stanley Seah, the production stars local talents Abby Lai and Darren Guo. Book your seats here.
19-28 July 2018, multiple timings
SOTA Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Dr, 227968
Need some laughs in your life for the weekend? Then you’re in luck: The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is back in Singapore for three days only from 19-21 July 2018 at the KC Arts Centre. Get ready to howl at a cast of five hand-picked comedians who will be performing in Singapore including the bright and bubbly Aussie-by-way-of-NZ Cal Wilson and the Festival’s tour vet, Nikki Britton. Start picking your seats here for Australia’s largest comedy festival.
19-21 July 2018, 8:30-10:30 p.m.
11 Unity St, KC Arts Centre-Home of SRT, 239035
For electronic music lovers out there, mark this on your calendars: On 20 July 2018, chill-bass duo ODESZA will be playing live for the first time in SG. As part of the two-some’s 2018 A Moment Apart Tour, and just before they head out to We The Fest in Indonesia and Good Vibes Festival in Malaysia (two music festivals in the region happening back-to-back!), you can have them all to your own (along with thousands of their fans) for one night here. Once you are done practising your moves to the duo’s “Higher Ground” and “Say My Name” in your bedroom, get your tix here and head out to show off your Funky Chicken (or not).
20 July 2018, 8-9:30 p.m.
8 Sentosa Gateway, The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 098269
Yes, you might be late to the party, but better to have your cake and eat it then never! Cake Club will be showcasing the bestest, yummiest confections from some of SG’s best bakeries and cake shops — imagine cheesecakes and French pastries of many flavours. At this 6-week-long pop-up retail mart (it only happens on weekends), expect to see goodies from the likes of Bloomsbury Bakers, Milk Moons and My Sister Bakes, as well as fresh tea brews from The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. to go with these sweet treats. Go this weekend to see special guests, the dessert parlour Non Entrée Desserts, present its own wares.
14 July-26 August 2018, 12-9 p.m.
6 Raffles Blvd, Marina Square, The Roof Garden, Glasshouse, #03-03, 039594
Head over to Gardens by the Bay for this floral exhibition that will showcase garden designs and flower creations for a little home or office inspo. It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious gardener or just have an interest in plants, the Singapore Garden Festival will inspire you with new ways to decorate the house (or your room), and the variety of plants alone will astound you. Start planning your garden trail here.
21 July – 3 August 2018, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Dr, 018953
Are you game to play at the Slimiest sports festival in town? Bring your family and enjoy some Slimy glory at the Nickelodeon Slime Cup SG 2018 on 21 & 22 July (note: 21 July is for Singtel subscribers only) at City Square Mall! Back for the 6th year and held in partnership with Singtel, the Nickelodeon Slime Cup SG promises all-out Slimy joy for kids aged 4- to 14-years old.
Highlights include an AR dodgeball, photo-ops with SpongeBob Squarepants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and exclusive Nickelodeon bags. Just remember to head down early to register before the spots are taken up!
21 July-22 July 2018, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
180 Kitchener Rd, City Square Mall, 208539
Try doing something really worthwhile this month — run for the Singtel-Singapore Cancer Society 2018 Race Against Cancer. One in three Singaporeans die of cancer every year, which is why an event like this to raise awareness and funds to run programmes and services is so important. Register to take part and start training for three different categories — you can compete in the 10-kilometre or 15-kilometre runs, or just enjoy the 5-kilometre “fun run”. Or, you can choose to donate or sign up to a volunteer, too. Whichever you choose, just know you’ll be doing your part!
22 July 2018, 7-1o a.m.
Angsana Green, East Coast Park
If you’re having garden envy or a new floral obsession after visiting the Singapore Garden Festival, then may be you would like to try putting together your own pretty petal present for yourself (or your loved ones) in this dried flower bouquet workshop. Organised by flower arrangement specialists Meadows & Clouds, learn the basics of choosing, bunching and packaging up a dried flower bouquet. Just make sure you don’t have any flower allergies before you sign up for this 8-pax only class here.
22 July 2018, 1-3 p.m.
8 Raffles Ave, Esplanade Mall, 039802
It’s not happening this weekend but Wednesday next week, but this is too good to miss. Winner of hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race – Season 9 and reigning queen, Sasha Velour visits Singapore for the first time to perform some of her famous numbers like “Cellophane”, “This Woman’s Work” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud”. Naturally, expect stylish, glamorous get-ups and brand new material in the Sasha Velour Live in Singapore tour that should have you in both in awe and in stitches. Head to SISTIC to grab a seat.
25 July 2018, 8-10 p.m.
Shine Auditorium, 100 Beach Rd, 189702
By Chris Ong, July 17, 2018.
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