Weekend Picks: 20 – 21 July

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Blockbuster productions and cosy story time, movies under the night sky and stirring concerts in the park – there’s so much to enjoy this weekend, be sure to get out there and have a ball


1. Aladdin

21 July to 11 Aug

Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

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You’ve seen the animated film and maybe the movie too. Now see this beloved tale come to life on stage in this spectacular new musical. Learn more.

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2. M1 Patch! A Theatre Festival of Artful Play – Why Move Mountains?

21 July

The Theatre Practice

Join Ng Mun Poh in this interactive storytelling session as she takes a cheeky look at some familiar Chinese sayings and why they don’t make sense. More info.

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3. Shorts Under the Stars

19 to 20 July, 5 pm to 9 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Art Museum presents two nights of award-winning local and international short films curated for its popular family-friendly Imaginarium exhibition. Details.

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4. Pet Street Gang

20 to 21 July, 9 am to 10 pm

Palawan Green, Sentosa

Bring your beloved furkids for a big day of fun out in the sun! There are also fun-filled activities, interactive games, food and stalls for all to enjoy. Find out more.

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5. Symphony in the Gardens – The Straits Times Concert in the Gardens

21 July, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Treat your ears to famous classical compositions, take in a musical portrait of Singapore and bop along to the lively beats of tunes like Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop. Learn more.

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6. Let’s Dig, Sow and Grow by Cultivate Central

20 July, 4 pm to 5:30 pm

The Artground

Start your kids on their own kitchen garden and embark on a food growing journey in this urban gardening programme designed to hep them connect with nature. More info.

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7. A Singapore Botanic Gardens Movie: Moana

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

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Pack your picnic basket, popcorn and explore new horizons with brave Moana in this outdoor screening organised by City Developments Limited. Details.

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8. KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities

Till 4 Aug

Big Top, Bayfront Event Space

Magical, romantic and completely enthralling, this latest circus extravaganza by the Cirque du Soleil is its most highly acclaimed yet. Find out more.

Photo: Martin Girard / shootstudio.ca Costumes: Philippe Guillotel © 2014 Cirque du Soleil



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