Weekend Guide

Rehab, photography and the circus this weekend

By Wei Wen SngEvents - 01 August 2012 12:00 AM

Rehab, photography and the circus this weekend

The circus' in town till this weekend. Don't miss Cirque du Soleil's Saltimbanco

In need of Social Rehab? Throw away your phones, tablet computers and other mobile devices (into Loof’s lockers), and your anxieties this Saturday, for a great evening. Drinks are 40 per cent off from 6-11 pm, so you won’t have to worry about being an awkward penguin at all.

Tranceheads, this is your call. Get Elevated this weekend at Zirca, where Lord Arif (1/4 of Trance collective PROGRESSIONS) will be spinning mesmerizing beats that transport you to a new dimension. Entry before 11pm is $16, $18 after, and $30 with two drinks included.

Thirsty for some Din and Tonics? The entirely student-run Harvard all male jazz acapella group will be performing at the School of The Arts Concert Hall this Saturday. Student tickets are $30 and Adult ones are $40.

Be enthralled by the theatre performances inspired by the carvings of the Sacred Angkor. Held at the Singapore Airlines Theatre at the LaSalle School of arts, this is a magical story not to be missed. Tickets from $18 to $50.

It’s going to be a night of Taiwanese stars lighting up the Compass Ball Room, Resorts World Convention Centre this Saturday. Yu Tian, Li Ya Ping, Cai Xiao Hu and Wang Cai Hua will be performing at the Taiwan Super Concert, so get ready for a night of great songs, jokes and stage entertainment.

It’s time to jump on a bench, or Saltimbanco at the Cirque Du Soleil Inspired by the raw urban experience and its inhabitants, Cirque Du Soleil latest show promises to draw you into a whole new crazy, phantasmagorical world. From 26 July to 5 August, tickets from $88 to $148.

This weekend’s your last chance to chance Wild Rice’s wildly hilarious musical La Cage Aux Folles. Don’t miss this heart-warming story about love, family and acceptance with loads of feathers, sequins and corsets! Read our review of the musical here.

Jai Ho at the The Kallang Theatre this Sunday with Sukwinder Singh, one of the best to come out of Bollywood. The man behind the hit song from ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, he’s sure to leave you singing and dancing all night long. Ticket from $68 to $208.

It’s a party for the almost famous. Here at Tanjong Beach Club’s Olympic themed Smack My Beach Up, there’ll be a Camp Pong Showdown, Beach Volleyball tournament and The Great DJ Relay. Get into the sporting spirit this Sunday, and remember, everyone’s always a winner.

Learn how to take a snap at the Nature Photography Course At The Singapore Botanic Gardens. It’s four half a day sessions where you’ll learn about the different realms of photography from the macro, the avian and the landscape, plus post-processing skills. It’ll be an enjoyable experience for photographers of all levels.  

Snow Patrol Gary Lightbody Singapore Greeting

If you think a bout of Monday Blues is coming, then why not head down to Fort Canning Park on Monday evening for some Snow Patrol. The English band will be here on 6 August to promote their latest album ‘Fallen Empires’. Don’t miss this.

For more ideas on more things to do this weekend, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend everyone and see you back here next week.