5 Things to Do This Week (6th July to 12th July 2015)

July is officially underway, and we couldn’t be more excited for all that’s happening in Singapore. This week sees more SG50 events, a well-loved musical from London’s West End, the debut of our very first cocktail workshop, and L.A’s hottest female DJ is returning to the Lion City to rock the decks at Velvet Underground.

So Darling, So Deadly

So Darling, So Deadly

Malaya Black & White’s Beyond Saint Jack segment is NUS Museum’s series of films that chronicles foreign cinematic productions filmed on location Singapore from the mid 1960s to early 1980s. A motley filmography of B-movies, commercial disasters, miscellaneous TV episodes, lost films, and bizarre curios – and So Darling, So Deadly (1966) counts itself amongst them –  these films have fossilised into mediums of nostalgia, even as the plot tells another story.

This event will take place on Wednesday 8 July, from 7 to 9pm at Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, NUS University Town. Tickets can be purchased via Peatix

To find out more about the Malaya Black & White project, please see here.

Singin’ In The Rain

Singin' in the Rain in Singapore

Theatrical extravaganza Singin’ In The Rain will be making a splash this July at the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. Fans can look forward to spectacular dance routines, hilarious slapstick gags, and an overall feel-good vibe from one of the most iconic productions of all time.

‘Singin’ In the Rain’ is running from Thursday, 9 July to Sunday, 26 July at the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands.

To purchase tickets, please click here.

City Nomads Cocktail Workshop

City Nomads' cocktail workshop with Hopscotch and Monkey Shoulder

If you have a passion for cocktails (and mixology) like us, check out our inaugural cocktail workshop this Saturday. We’re teaming up with the folks at Hopscotch and Monkey Shoulder to bring to you guys an informative – and totally boozy – session on whisky based craft cocktails. Priced at $60, you get one welcome cocktail and the four cocktails you’ll be attempting to make; each class is limited to 20 seats so best book early!

This event will take place on Saturday 11 July, from 2pm to 3.30pm, and 4.30pm to 6pm at Hopscotch. For more information, see here.

To purchase tickets, please click here.

TOKiMONSTA at Velvet Underground

TOKiMONSTA at Velvet Underground

Jennifer Lee, better know by her alter ego, TOKiMONSTA, is one of the brightest talents in the global EDM scene right now. This Korean American queen of the L.A beat scene will be ripping up Velvet Underground’s dance floor with her exciting blend of electronic, hip hop, and dance music.

The event will take place on 11 July from 11pm onwards at the Velvet Underground, Zouk

Cover charge starts from $28.

Singapore Stories – Urban Screening

Singapore Stories - Urban Screening

Part of Discovery Channel’s First Time Filmmakers (FTFM) initiative, Singapore Stories – Urban Screening celebrates SG50 with a chain of eye-catching documentaries  at Lepark. Produced by local film-makers, the 5 different films include topics ranging from daily battles with birds on Orchard Road to the opening of our first ever marine park.

The event will take place at Lepark on 11 July from 4pm onwards. Admission is free. Click here to pre-register and walk away with some goodie bags!

For more information, please see Facebook.

Joel Conceicao

When Joel’s not partaking in one of his shameless eating sessions, he likes to think of himself as a sponge – absorbing the mysteries and beauty of our world – be it through a good book or a wacky jaunt in a foreign country.

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