Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre launches its new art space, Art@Suntec. Located at level 3 of the Centre, Art@Suntec is a dedicated art space for local artists. Its inaugural exhibition is titled Instinct by Roderick Koh, and will be on display from now to October 2019. The artist uses mixed media like sand and glass for all ten paintings from the 'Instinct' collection, which has been specially created for Art@Suntec's debut display. “This is my first major exhibition and each piece reflects one of the five themes: Courage, Fearlessness, Sense, Spirit and Visceral,” said Roderick Koh. “I’m dedicating all the proceeds from the sales of ‘Instinct’ to the Singapore Cancer Society which I hold close to my heart. It’s my way of giving back to the society."
Surround yourself with flora atop National Gallery Singapore. As part of the gallery's Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Commission series, Sea State 9: proclamation garden by Charles Lim Yi Yong transforms the space with herbage found in reclaimed areas such as Changi, Tuas and the Southern Islands. Besides showcasing the biodiversity of flora in Singapore, it also shines a light onto the city's history of land reclamation. The garden is considered a work in progress, so expect the exhibition to evolve as the plants grow day by day.
Celebrate Deepavali with a mix of tradition and experimentation amongst blooms at Gardens by the Bay. Have some informative fun with the fam by checking out a travelling exhibition by the Indian Heritage Centre which showcases the various traditional Indian practices in Singapore across different sub-themes of traditional crafts, trades and games. Then learn the art of Rangoli in which patterns are created on the ground using materials like coloured rice, flour, sand or flower petals. Don't miss renowned Rangoli artist Vijaya Mohan create her signature work along the Colonnade with a unconventional medium.
Who says comedy can't be challenging and insightful too? This Wild Rice production explores the expectations and the roles of men and women, as well as the inequalities faced by either gender. Fair Play starts off with Boy and Girl who are each assigned scripts by a Playwright before making their debut into our world. This is then followed by the launch of the Theatre-In-Education (TIE) programme which aims to ignite discussions among the youth in terms of the play's themes as well as issues faced in everyday life and the world we live in.
Ever felt like you wanted to sample a little bit of everything? Well, now you can. The Tasting Tables returns to Siri House, where roving trolleys will be serving bite-sized portions of the restaurant’s creations. Prices start at $6 per plate, with highlights that include Irish oysters with coconut emulsion, tom yum chawanmushi, smoked crab with lemon garlic butter, and its signature jam and toast dessert.
Bedrock Bar and Grill is bringing food-and-whisky pairing to the spotlight with its one-night-only dinner experience. The 5-course dinner will feature whiskeys from the renowned Old Forester and Woodford Reserve distilleries, paired with plates of smoky meats. Expect roasted pork belly with celeriac remoulade and melon dressing, paired with Old Forester Statesman, or the wood-fired grilled dry-aged striploin served with the Woodford Reserve Master Collection Brandy Cask. Prices start at $110 per guest.
What’s in a dance? Find out by jumping into one of the many free activities and programmes around the city with Got to Move. The annual nationwide dance movement celebrates the power of movement across various genres. Check out the GTM Dance-Walk at Sengkang Sport Centre, watch an immersive dance drama which re-enacts the folk tale of Bukit Merah, create a special choreography with your partner at Shall We Dance?, move and mingle with a game of Shake & Waddle, and break a sweat with the fitness programme, La Fiesta Flamenca.
You don't have to be a kid to soak up Gardens by the Bay's youth festival. Come sunset, enter a world full of possibilities as the Supertree Grove transforms into an enchanting neon jungle complete with attention-grabbing light installations, colossal neon sculptures, roving LED stilt walkers and a slew of exciting programmes. Work those itchy fingers in an upcycling workshop, catch a movie under the stars, discover your next favourite maker at the neon night market, unleash your inner kid at the fun zone, and more.
Calling all gals, guys and ghouls – Deliveroo Food Market invites all for a trick-or-treat this spooky season. With every order placed, customers are in for a complimentary surprise when they collect their meals in the automated cubbies. Whether it's a sweet treat or a scary surprise, only the spooks in the kitchen get to decide. If you're in for some horror flick, grab some snacks at Deliveroo Food Market and enjoy two hair-raising movie screenings: A Quiet Place (October 25) and Ouija: Origin of Evil (October 31). With limited spaces available, register for your complimentary tickets now.
Teaming up with the AOS Collective, Monti at Fullerton Pavilion is turning into a go-to nightspot for late-night tipples complete with live DJ sets. Featuring DJs such as MinGs, Killergab and DJ Shai, expect a complete sensorial adventure with great tunes that represent a quintessential Monti night out. Grab a cold brew while taking in the view by the bay. Monti Nights is the ideal place to let loose after a long day at work.