Weekend Picks: 8 – 9 July

Art-Zoo Grasslands

Who says there’s no more fun to be had once school starts? These events prove otherwise. Here, our list of highlights to check out this weekend.

 

1. Chef: Bibimbap vs Chilli Crab

Till 22 July

Resorts World Sentosa Theatre

Using nothing but beatboxing and b-boying to convey the story of rival chefs locked in competition, this energetic, humorous production packs in music, crazy antics and fabulous choreography. Find out more. 

Chef Bibimbap Chilli Crab

 

2. Gateway Theatre Opening Festival

7 to 9 July

Gateway Theatre


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The Gateway Theatre arts complex marks its official opening with a bang. The chock-a-block line-up includes theatre and dance performances, comedy, storytelling, workshops for kids and more. Details.

Gateway Theatre Opening Festival

 

3. Weird Wonderful World – Picnic Day by Tiong Bahru Bakery

8 & 9 July, 3 pm to 8 pm

Palm Valley, Singapore Botanic Gardens

It’s a day of mouthwatering pastries and treats, great music, a laidback al fresco experience in the gardens, and lots and lots of bouncy fun. There are picnic sets you can order in advance, so all you have to do is rock up and have a good time. More info.

Picnic Day by Tiong Bahru Bakery

 

4. Woof-a-thon 2017

8 July, 3 pm to 7 pm

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Dogs can be good for the heart, literally. Back to raise awareness of the cardiovascular benefits that dog ownership brings, this year’s edition features a 2km buddy walk, pet photo booths and fashion parade, CPR demos, games and more. Details. 

Generic dog park

 

5. Pinocchio: A Whale of a Tale

8 to 30 July

The Pavilion @ Far East Square

Set within a ‘whale’s belly’ made up of 40,000 plastic bottles from the up-cycling efforts of kids across Singapore, this colourful musical puppet show transports the audience into Pinocchio’s  magical world. More info.

Pinocchio A Whale of a Tale

 

6. Stories in Art: Talking Pumpkins

8 & 9 July, 2:30 pm to 4 pm

Keppel Centre for Art Education

In conjunction with the National Gallery’s exhibition of the works of Japanese art icon, Yayoi Kusama, master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran will be sharing enthralling folktales themed on one of the artist’s signature motifs – the pumpkin. Learn more.

Storyteller Kamini Ramachandran

 

7. Art-Zoo Inflatable Park at Resorts World Sentosa

Till 31 July, 11 am to 9 pm

The Bull Ring, Resorts World Sentosa

If you missed this spectacularly colourful, bouncy playground that made a splash at this year’s i Light Marina Bay festival, now’s your chance to visit while it’s at Sentosa. Get the details in our report.

Art-Zoo Grasslands

 

8. Closing Concert for Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival

9 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Rounding off the Botanic Gardens’ two-week long Heritage Festival is this eclectic concert featuring both symphonic orchestra music as well as pop-jazz a cappella. Find out more.

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