July 9, 2015

Hari Raya Open House
What: A day of crafts and music to celebrate Hari Raya. Activities include kite-making and musical performances by non-profit organisation myPart.
When: Fri 17 Jul, 10am-6pm
Where: National Museum of Singapore
Price: Free
For more info go to nationalmuseum.sg.

Dance x Moonbeams Asia Present THE DEEP END with TOKiMONSTA and Zushan
What: TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) has been ranked by LA Weekly as LA’s Best Female DJ. With her classical upbringing, she puts a unique spin to electronic, hip hop and dance music.
When: Sat 11 Jul
Where: Velvet Underground, Zouk
Price: $28 for ladies, $33 for men (includes 2 drinks)

Shine Festival
What: Watch live performances by Shigga Shay, Radikal Forze Crew and Samba Masala, local YouTube artistes Night Owl Cinematics, and international personalities David Choi, Arden Cho, Ryan Higa and Lydia Paek. The youth talent development programme will be conducted by Choi, Cho and Higa to give participants a chance to be mentored by distinguished figures of the music-and dance, urban sports, visual arts and pop culture scenes.
When: Fri 10 Jul – Sun 12 Jul, 6pm-11pm
Where: Pedestrian walkways along Orchard Road (Ion Orchard to Ngee Ann City)
Price: Free
Visit their Facebook for more details.

What: DJ and music producer Stephen “Delicious” Day is back with disco quality music.
When: 10pm – late
Where: Kilo Lounge
Price: Free
Go to kilokitchen.com for reservations.

Singin’ In The Rain
What: Direct from London’s West End, “Singin’ In The Rain” is filled with romance, charm, comedy and tinseltown glamour.
When: Thu 9 Jul – Sun 2 Aug, Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 1pm & 6.30pm
Where: Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Price: From $65

20th Emirates Singapore Derby (18+)
What: A time-honoured horse race, the event marks the final leg of the Singapore Four-Year-Old Challenge with a prize of $1.15 million.
When: Sun 12 Jul
Where: Singapore Racecourse, Singapore Turf Club
Price: $108 for ladies, $118 for men (includes buffet lunch and free flow of drinks, and $10 will be donated to charity)
Tickets available at derby.sg.

The Ugly Duckling
What: The Mandarin retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic through song and puppetry by the Little Company.
When: Fri 10 Jul – Sat 1 Aug
Where: DBS Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Price: Tue-Fri $22, $25, Sat & Sun $32, $35.
Tickets available at sistic.com.sg.

Journey – Purpose in Motion
What: Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Dance Theatre’s third annual production featuring ethnic folk dances and some of their best-loved works over the years – in preservation of Chinese cultural arts in Singapore.
When: Sat 11 Jul – Sun 12 Jul, 7.45pm
Where: SOTA Drama Theatre
Price: $35
Tickets available at sistic.com.sg.

Vision 2015
What: Gateway Entertainment presents Vision, starring professional illusionist duo Lawrence and Priscilla Khong.
When: Ends Sun 12 Jul. Thu-Fri 8pm, Sat 2.30pm & 8pm, Sun 2.30pm.
Where: Esplanade Theatre
Price: $28-$118
Tickets available at sistic.com.sg.

Mahler 8: A Gift To The Entire Nation
What: Orchestra of Music Makers, made up of a Singaporean and international cast, presents Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand, as a gift to the entire nation in celebration of SG50.
When: Fri 10 Jul – Sat 11 Jul, 7.30pm
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
Price: $12-$50
Tickets available at sistic.com.sg.

Justin Berkmann (Ministry of Sound UK) // Oliver Osbourne
What: A very well-travelled DJ, Justin Berkmann loves to get the crowd going with his signature House music, which he discovered when he moved to New York City in 1986 and found Paradise Garage.
When: Fri 10 Jul
Where: Kyo
Price: $20 for ladies, $25 for men (includes one drink)

Cover photo: National Museum Singapore Collection