Things To Do This Weekend: 8 – 10 July

It’s been two weeks since June holidays have ended but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun during the weekends. We found some fun activities for you to do this weekend with friends and family.
1.Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 15th Anniversary Launch
standard chartered
Participants and runners can join in the fun and festivities at Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore’s 15th anniversary launch roadshow at The Cathay Atrium. Fans can learn more about Singapore’s oldest and most iconic marathon through a throwback heritage exhibition which will display medals, tees and jerseys from the event’s past 15 years. If you’re there at the roadshow, you can also take part in lucky dips to win up to 100 entry passes to this year’s marathon, 1,000 running tees, and get their fitness report card by participating in a free baseline fitness test with partners Coached.
Date: 8 – 10 July
Time: 11AM – 8PM
Location: 2 Handy Road, Singapore 229233
Admission: Free
2. Expats Weekender Fair @ PasarBella
Expats weekender
The Expat Fairs showcases exclusive and boutique shopping experiences with quality handmade arts and crafts and limited edition goods by some of the best vendors in town. Handpicked vendors ensure there are a wide variety of products at every expat fair with categories ranging from art, design, jewellery, fashion, accessories and children’s toys, clothes and much more. If you’re looking for great unique gifts or sweet treats to pamper yourself this weekend, the Expats Weekender Fair at Pasarbella would be the perfect place for you to go.
Date: 8 – 10 July
Time: 11AM – 7PM
Location: ParsarBella, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
Admission: Free
3. Foundation featuring Chus and Ceballos
CHUS+CEBALLOS have been the pioneers and creators of the underground movement known as ‘Iberican Sound’. This resulted in the prologue to an important saga for artists and producers like Madonna who have chosen Tribal as their way of life. Their evolution throughout the past years has led them to the pinnacle of the global music scene. If you’re looking for a fun time with your friends on a Saturday, don’t miss this event out!
Date: 9 July
Time: 10PM – 4AM
Canvas Singapore
20 Upper Circular Road
#B1-01/02/03/04/05/06 The Riverwalk
Singapore 058416
Admission: $20 – $30 (Refer To Website)
4. Ru Paul’s Drag Race Battle of the Seasons – 2016 Extravaganza Tour
If you’re a big fan of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, you shouldn’t miss this amazing opportunity to see them live in Singapore for the first time! The “Battle of the Seasons” tour, now in its third consecutive year of growth, includes an all-star cast of past winners, finalist and fan favorites from each season of RPDR, including: Alaska 5000, Detox, Ginger Minj, Ivy Winters, Manila Luzon, Pandora Boxx, winner of Season 7 Violet Chachki, Phi Phi O’Hara and in addition, an opening DJ set by Pearl.
Date: 10 July
Time: 7PM
Kallang Theatre
1 Stadium Walk
Singapore 397688
Admission: $108 – $448
5. Laugh Die You – The Karaoke
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The epic battle of wits has come to Singapore! Malaysia’s best-selling comedy hit pits Malaysia’s femme extraordinaire stand-up comic, Joanne Kam against Singapore’s effervescent Kumar. As they sling Malaysia vs Singapore jokes and insults at each other, inimitable funnyman Gurmit Singh moderates as his highly anticipated new alter ego – Hero Singh – law-abiding security guard by profession and singer at heart. Rock out to Malaysia’s fast-rising, home-grown rock band Hydra and show off your singing chops as we play some of the greatest Karaoke hits. Held on 9 and 10 July, ‘Laugh Die You – The Karaoke’ is a promise of energetic, Malaysia vs Singapore wise-cracking stand-up comedy not to be missed.
Date: 9 – 10 July
Time: 7.30PM
Resorts World Theatre
8 Sentosa Gateway
Singapore 098269
Admission: $73 – $375
6. Singapore Theatre Festival 2016 – Let’s Get Back Together
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Based on frank, funny and sometimes fabulous interviews conducted with over 50 brave and inspiring individuals, Let’s Get Back Together is an original testimonial theatre piece exploring the realities that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face on a daily basis in Singapore. Even as the rest of the world begins to wake up to the idea that LGBT rights are human rights, Let’s Get Back Together sheds light on the trials and triumphs of these individuals as they grapple with issues of faith, identity and acceptance.
Date: 7 – 10 July
Time: (Refer To Website)
LASALLE College Of The Arts
1 McNally Street
Singapore 187940
Admission: $35
7. Ballet Under The Stars
2016 marks the 21st edition of the iconic Singapore outdoor event, Ballet Under the Stars. Enjoy an enchanting evening at the luscious Fort Canning Green with a sumptuous picnic spread with your loved ones as SDT presents a spectacular medley of contemporary and classical ballets over 2 weekends. The first weekend features works from choreographers like Toru Shimazaki, Val Caniparoli and a new piece from the resident choreographer of Tulsa Ballet, Ma Cong. While the second weekend will showcase works by Danish ballet master and choreographer August Bournonville, Ma Cong and SDT’s very own Artistic Director, Janek Schergen!
Date: 1 – 10 July
Time: 7.30PM
Fort Canning Park
51 Canning Rise
Singapore 179872
Admission: $30
8. Big Bang Data
Discover how the phenomenon of the data explosion has radically transformed our society and culture at ArtScience Museum’s latest exhibition ‘Big Bang Data’. The exhibition comprises a selection of artworks from its first edition in Barcelona, as well as new artworks from the showcase at Somerset House in London. Together with the exhibition co-curators, Olga Subirós and José Luis de Vicente, both specialising in projects exploring the transformations of the digital age, ArtScience Museum has also specially curated a section of the exhibition to tell the story of Singapore’s unique relationship with data. The exhibition is organised into nine chapters, each seeking to explore the intricate relationship that we share with data, as well as the meaning and implications of datafication for our future. Artworks on display range from large-scale immersive installations to historical artefacts and contemporary data-driven artworks, from leading international artists renowned in this field.
Date: 21 May – 16 October
Time: 10AM – 7PM
ArtScience Museum
10 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore 018956
Admission: $16

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