July 30, 2015
Jack Wills Summer Beach Festival
Thu 30 Jul, 5pm-11pm
Coastes Beach Bar, 50 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-05, Sentosa
$20, tickets available at Jack Wills, #01-19, Raffles City Shopping Centre
A summer beach festival hosted by Jack Wills, a British clothing brand and summer festival mainstay. Enjoy good drinks, games and music, including local talents The Sam Willows, 53A, Scarlet Avenue, DJ J.Morell and DJ Ernest C.
Jackson Galaxy: My Cat From Hell
1 Aug, 2pm-6pm
The Star Vista, B1 Star Plaza
Jackson Galaxy, a.k.a. the Cat Daddy who hosts Animal Planet’s MY CAT FROM HELL will be talking about common bad cat-titudes and giving advice on how to take better care of your cats. Participate in fun activities and win claw-some Animal Planet prizes.
The Last Supper
30 Jul – 2 Aug, Thu – Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun 3pm
LASALLE College of the Arts: Flexible Performance Space
$38, tickets available at Sistic counters and sistic.com.sg.
The Last Supper is a Cantonese dark comedy by The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre about a suicide pact between a mother and son. Written by Matthew Cheng, it speaks of the despair faced by those in the grassroots of Hong Kong society.
Benjamin Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw”
Fri 31 Jul & Sun 2 Aug, 7.30pm
$25-$60, tickets available at Sistic counters and sistic.com.sg.
New Opera Singapore takes a contemporary spin on Henry James’ novel, to tell a haunting and beautiful 20th century opera. Benjamin Britten’s version portrays a modern Gothic anti-heroine – A young governess arrives to care for two children at a stately home and winds up being torn between her deepest desires and societal pressures.
Cad Café 2nd Anniversary Celebration Block Party
Sun 2 Aug, 3pm-10pm
Cad Café, 23 Haji Lane
Cad Café’s celebrating their 2nd birthday with a BBQ, 6 taps of their favourite craft beers, a cocktail bar and live music from the DJ’s of Pushin’On Crew.
Mod-Local Fest – Pop-up Food Container
Fri 31 Jul – Sat 1 Aug, 12pm-11pm
Chinatown Food Street at Smith Street
Industrial containers will be converted to a creative food stall where you can buy Mod-Local dishes. Sit down to enjoy your meal along Chinatown Food Street.
Singapore Favourite Food Village 2015 – A Wok Down Memory Lane at Ellenborough Market
24 Jul – 2 Aug, 5-11pm
Read Bridge at Clarke Quay
$2-5 per drink, $2-$14 per dish, cash payment only
Ellenborough Market was a popular food market that was unfortunately burned down in a fire in 1968. For the festival, it has been recreated to showcase a strong dose of nostalgia in the form of authentic food offerings and traditional Teochew opera. A good place to savour traditional Teochew dishes such as cold crab and steamed pomfret.
Hawker Spotlight: 51 Old Airport Road Food Centre
17 Jul – 2 Aug, all day
51 Old Airport Road
Prices vary, cash payment only
The famous and well-loved Old Airport Road food centre is the hawker centre of choice for this year’s Food Festival, so it will be especially decorated for the event and more importantly, hawkers there will be serving up special deals.
TROPICLAB feat. SÉBASTIEN LÉGER (FR)
Sat 1 Aug
$20 for ladies, $25 for men (includes 1 drink)
Sébastien Léger has been making his mark as a DJ in France since the 90’s during the “French touch” movement. Looking up to Daft Punk and Laurent Garnier, his first record was released in 1999. Today, he’s labelled as one of the most unique and captivating producers in the techno scene. He’s done hundreds of productions, remixes for world-class artists like Justin Timberlake and Kylie Minogue, and has played at some of the biggest music festivals in the world. You won’t find the same type of electronic music you hear on the radio nowadays (to him, “…we reached the highest peak of shit music in the world.” – source). Head down to kyo to see what he means.
RECESS PRESENTS WIWEK
Fri 31 Jul
$28 for ladies, $33 for men (includes 2 drinks)
Wiwek’s niche is in combining electronic and tropical elements to create his signature sound. His tracks have been weaved into sets by big names like Tiësto, Major Lazer and Afrojack.
Cover photo: Morning Gloryville Montreal, Kinga Michalska