What to do this weekend
How does a free slice of cake sound? The folks at the candy wonderland are baking a huge cake and sharing it with everyone on September 21. And if you see any Candylicious mascots walking around Takashimaya and Resorts World Sentosa, be sure to ask them for a stick-on tattoo. Flash it when you visit the stores this weekend and you can get 21 per cent off your sweet treats.
Date and time: September 21-23, 12pm-7pm
Venue: #01-225/230 Resorts World Sentosa, #B2-25/27 Ngee Ann City
Price: Log on to www.facebook.com/candylicious for more information.
F1 COCKTAIL CHALLENGE
Although its name suggests otherwise, here’s a neat way to forget all the fuss about F1. Polish off these three race-themed drinks – Shot on Track (chacaca, chilli pepper and grenadine), Libertine (drambuie, lime, angostura bitter and soda) and Glory, a fruity concoction of vodka, midori melon and fruit juices – within 30 seconds and you get them free.
This promotion is priced at $48++ at The Pavillion, The Sentosa, Tel: 6371 1421. Log on to
www.thesentosa.com/f1-cocktail-challenge for more information.
This hip, laidback arm of The White Rabbit, in the quieter Tanglin Village area, promises to be safe haven for those seeking to escape the F1. Its resident DJ Tyler spins cool tunes while you nom on the delicious food and cocktails.
Date and time: September 21, 9pm-2am
Venue: The Rabbit Hole, 39C Harding Road
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6473 9965 for reservations.
SATURDAY NIGHT MOVIES – MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL
Put your shopping bags away and watch Tom Cruise take on the role of Ethan Hunt again on the huge LED screens of ION Orchard. He battles to clear his name and restore the status of his team of secret agents after they get blamed for a bombing of the Kremlin.
Date and time: September 22, 10pm
Venue: ION Square, ION Orchard
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Based on the movie adaptation, this emotional musical sees ex-convict Percy Talbot adjusting to her new life working at a diner in a small town. Through her own journey of self-healing, she also helps those she meets deal with their painful pasts.
Date and time: Now to September 22, 8pm daily; 8pm and 3pm on Saturday
Venue: Creative Cube, Block C, Level 1 #C101, LASALLE College of the Arts
Price: $25 from Gatecrash.
FREE ADMISSION TO ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM
The museum is granting free admission to all this week. Be sure to check out Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum, and Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia, two exhibitions showcasing rare, historic artefacts from the Islamic world.
Date and time: Now to September 23; 9am-7pm from Tues-Sun, 9am-9pm on Fri
Venue: 1 Empress Place
Price: Free. Log on to www.acm.org.sg for more information.
SATURDAY PURRZAAR MARKET
If you missed last weekend’s fun-filled bazaar, then don’t miss another chance to browse through the feline-themed works of independent vendors. Pop by the Cats of the World photo exhibition for an overdose of cuteness. Proceeds from the latter will go the Cat Welfare Society.
Date and time: September 22, 11am-6pm
Venue: The Arts House
Price: Free. Log on to www.gattidelmondo.blogspot.sg for more information.
MAMA LOOKING FOR HER CAT
The late Kuo Pao Kun’s astute views on multilingualism in Singapore are captured in his play about a Hokkien-speaking elderly woman who can’t communicate with her Mandarin and English-speaking offspring.
Her cat goes missing one day, and while her children refuse to help her, she ends up forging a friendship with an Indian man who only speaks Tamil.
Date and time: September 21-23; 8pm on Fri, 3pm and 8pm on Sat and Sun
Venue: Gallery Theatre, National Museum
Price: $35 from SISTIC. Log on to www.practice.org.sg/MamaLooking-theatre for more information.
FANN WONG AT SKINBIOTICS LAUNCH
The porcelain-skinned actress has been named the ambassador for this new range of oral beauty supplements. Get to see her up close, and receive 30 per cent off the products at this launch event.
Date and time: September 22, 2.30pm
Venue: Watsons #B1-07/08/09, Tampines Mall
Price: Free. Log on to www.facebook.com/SkinbioticsSG for more information.
SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW SINGAPORE?
What’s the kookiest street name you’ve ever come across in Singapore? We know of a “One Tree Hill”, which makes us think of the TV series and Chad Michael Murray’s face every single time. Anyway, post a picture of a peculiar road name, submit them HERE and you might just be shortlisted for public voting, and stand a chance of winning the grand prize of $6,888. This contest ends on September 25, 2012.
CASA SENTOSA ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE
The holistic healing centre celebrates its first birthday with a weekend of complimentary treats for visitors, like Reiki treatments, yoga classes and numerology readings.
Date and time: September 22-23, 10am-4pm
Venue: #02-15 Robertson Walk
Price: Free. Log on to casasantosa.com/you-are-invited-to-our-one-year-anniversary-open-house for more information.
PANGAEA’S FORMULA ONE LINEUP
Okay, okay, if you decide to partake in the F1 festivities, why not do it high roller-style at a club which just introduced a $32,000 cocktail? We’re not kidding you.
It’s made up of 27 year-old champagne, cognac and other premium spirits, but what apparently justifies the price is the Mouawad one-carat diamond included in the drink.
Date and time: September 21-23, 9pm until late
Venue: Pangaea, #B2-05 Marina Bay Sands
Call 8611 7013 or email email@example.com for reservations.