Events and listings: Food, exhibitions, charity

SINGAPORE - Savour your hunger for food deals, check out a whisky exhibition, or get your hands on almost-new items at a street thrift store event in Chinatown.

Food & Drink

Red, White and Burger Bash 


PHOTO: HARD ROCK CAFE

Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating the United States' Independence Day, which falls on July 4, with specials. Memphis Legendary Burger ($29.95) comprises 227g of Certified Black Angus Steak, topped with pulled pork and served with Memphis slaw, French fries and beetroot relish. Also available are the Budweiser Beer Bucket and Cocktail Bucket ($45 each).

Where: Hard Rock Cafe Singapore, HPL House 02-01, 50 Cuscaden Road; Hard Rock Cafe Sentosa, Resorts World Sentosa, 01-209 The Forum, 26 Sentosa Gateway
MRT: Orchard and VivoCity
When: July 2 to 4, 11.30am to 9.30pm
Tel: 6235-5232
Info: Visit the Hard Rock Cafe Singapore website


9th World Oyster Festival


PHOTO: GREENWOOD FISH MARKET

At the Greenwood Fish market restaurants, enjoy 26 varieties of live osyters from all over the world - from hand-sized Barron Points to elusive Belon "OOO"s. Prices for la carte orders start at $27. Or go for Tasting Platters ($99.95++), which comprises eight pairs of the chef's selection. Also available for walk-in takeaways and online orders.

Where: Greenwood Fish Market, Bukit Timah: 34/38 Greenwood Avenue
When: Till July 31, noon to 10pm
Tel: 6467-4950
Info: Visit the Greenwood Fish Market website


Nusantara Buffet for Two


PHOTO: PERMATA SINGAPORE NUSANTARA BUFFET

Enjoy more than 40 Malay and Indonesian dishes at Permata Singapore, including Chilled Seafood Platter, Kerabu Salads, Roti Jala with Chicken Curry, Wagyu Beef Rendang, Ayam Percik and Ayam Binjai. A selection of kuehs, fruit, buah keluak brownies and Western desserts, as well as free-flow non-alcoholic drinks, are also available.

Where: Gedung Kuning, 73 Sultan Gate
MRT: Bugis
When: Till July 18, noon to 3pm, 6 to 10pm
Price: Mondays to Thursdays: Lunch: $42++ (adult), $22++ (child); dinner: $52++ (adult), $28++ (child). Fridays to Sundays: Lunch: $48++ (adult), $22++ (child); dinner: $58++ (adult), $28++ (child)
Tel: 9082-9941
Info: Send an e-mail to the restaurant or visit the Gedung Kuning website.


Delivery Meal Bundles


PHOTO: ARBORA HILLTOP GARDEN & BISTRO

One Faber Group has launched delivery bundles by its restaurants at Mount Faber Peak. Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro's Fun Family Feast ($120 for four persons) comes with items like Chilli Crab Potato Skins and Mushroom Ragout with Smoked Duck. Dusk Restaurant & Bar's Cosy Stay-In Combo ($99) includes dishes such as Dusk Signature Prawn Capellini and Sous Vide Beef Cheek in Port Wine. For $21, get a bundle of three 100ml bottled cocktails comprising the Nitro-Bomb Negroni, Nitro-Rosemary Old Fashion and Nitro-Beach Party. Beer lovers can go for the bundle of three bottles of Arbora craft beer at the same price. Enjoy free islandwide delivery with a minimum order of $100 from Chope, and $5 off the bill for minimum orders of $25 via GrabFood.

Where: Chope and GrabFood apps
When: Till July 31
Info: Visit Arbora's website here, or Dusk's website here


Crab Specials at York Hotel 


PHOTO: WHITE ROSE CAFE

White Rose Cafe is offering Sri Lankan crabs cooked in eight different styles, such as Thai Curry Crab, White Pepper Crab and Stir-fried Salted Egg Crab. Enjoy the limited-time dish at $60.75++ for two crabs for dine-in, or $65 net for two crabs for takeaway or delivery via Oddle.

Where: White Rose Cafe, York Hotel Singapore, 21 Mount Elizabeth
MRT: Orchard
When: Till July 31, noon to 10pm
Tel: 6737-0511
Info: Visit York Hotel's website


7/7 Special with Chimichanga 


PHOTO: CHIMICHANGA

The Mexican restaurant is offering Borracho Fish Tacos at $7.70. Only available for takeaway or islandwide delivery via their ordering platform.

Where: Chimichanga Little India, 36 Dunlop Street; Chimichanga Holland Village, 01-02/03 Holland Piazza, 3 Lorong Liput
MRT: Jalan Besar/Rochor; Holland Village
When: July 6, noon to July 8, noon
Tel: 6293-3314; 6974-7185
Info: Visit the Chimichanga website


Nyetimber High Tea Experience 


PHOTO: NYETIMBER

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has partnered Shangri-La Singapore to relaunch the high tea offering at The Rose Veranda and The Lobby Lounge. For $58++ for three glasses, guests can sample Nyetimber Classic Cuvee, Nyetimber Brut Rosé and Nyetimber Cuvee Chérie Demi-Sec.

Where: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road
MRT: Orchard
When: Till July 15, 1 to 5pm
Tel: 6213- 4398
Info: Send an e-mail to Shangri-La Singapore


Exhibitions

Sir Peter Blake: The Macallan Anecdotes Of Ages Collection Gallery


PHOTO: THE MACALLAN

On display are unique exhibits capturing the rich legacy of The Macallan and its longstanding artistic collaboration with renowned English pop artist Sir Peter Blake's.

Where: The Macallan at Raffles Hotel Singapore, Raffles Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road
MRT: City Hall, Esplanade and Bras Basah
When: Till July 9, 11am to 8.30pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Visit the Macallan website


Abstract Masters 2021


PHOTO: IMAGE COURTESY OF OPERA GALLERY SINGAPORE

The exhibition features curated works by legendary artists such as Chu Teh-Chun,Pierre Soulagesand Sam Francis. Their works revolutionised the art world in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Where: Opera Gallery Singapore, 02-16 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn
MRT: Orchard
When: Till July 11, 11am to 8pm
Admission: Free
Info: Visit the Opera Gallery Singapore website


Wikicliki: Collecting Habits on an Earth Filled with Smartphones


PHOTO: IMAGE COURTESY OF SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM

The exhibition features six artist-curator pairings. The works include mixed media and sound installations, performance, photography and video.

Where: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Concourse Gallery, National Gallery Singapore
MRT: City Hall, Clarke Quay
When: Till July 11, 10am to 7pm
Admission: Free
Info: Visit the Singapore Art Museum website


The Grad Expectations 2021: Best of Best Show


PHOTO: IMAGE COURTESY OF NAFA

Presented by the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' School of Art & Design, the exhibition features 27 works by graduating students that are curated for their diversity and versatility.

Where: NAFA Campus 1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2
MRT: Bencoolen
When: July 8 to 18, 11am to 7pm
Admission: Free
Info: Visit the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts website


Classes

Skill UP


PHOTO: YISHUN HEALTH

Learn simple lifestyle changes to feel and look healthier in this workshop. It features interactive activities and discussions facilitated by health and social care professionals.

Where: Zoom (first two sessions); Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (third session), 90 Yishun Central
MRT: Khatib / Yishun
When: July 10, 17, 10am to 11.30am; July 24, 10am to 1pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Visit the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital website


Gigs

Radwimps: Shin sekai "Nowhere" 


PHOTO: RADWIMPS

Japanese rock band Radwimps, known for their soundtrack for Your Name (2016) one of the most successful anime movies, will hold a virtual live concert. Concert-goers can create their own avatars and join in from anywhere in the world. The latest version of the Shin Sekai app is required. Tickets can be purchased via the app.

Where: Shin Sekai app
When: July 16 to 18, 10am
Admission: From 2,820 yen for a three-day pass
Info: Visit the Radwimps website


For a good cause

Community Blood Donation Drive

This is organised by Singapore Sindhi Association, Amber Neighbourhood Committee and Mountbatten Community Centre's Indian Activity Executive Committee. Children aged 16 and above may donate blood with parental consent.

Where: Sindhu House, 795 Mountbatten Road
MRT: Kallang
When: July 4, 9.30am to 3.30pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Fill up this participation form

 

Tours

The Edible Garden City Tour: Queenstown Farm 


PHOTO: EDIBLE GARDEN CITY

Take a peek behind the scenes of Singapore's burgeoning agriculture industry. Edible Garden City will share their vision for the future of farming here, such as the use of under-utilised spaces, indoor farming systems and care farming. This tour is catered to adults and children aged four to 12.

Where: Edible Garden City, 60 Jalan Penjara
MRT: Queenstown
When: July 10, 8.30am to 10am, 10.30am to noon
Admission: $45
Info: Visit the Edible Garden City website


Films

ArtScience on Screen: Wondrous Worlds - Maidentrip (2013)


PHOTO: ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM

Maidentrip is a 2013 documentary that chronicles the adventures of 14-year-old Laura Dekker who sets out, camera in hand, on a two-year voyage to pursue her dream of being the youngest person to sail around the world alone. Admission is free with pre-booking online. Walk-ins are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, subject to venue capacity.

Where: ArtScience Museum, Expression Gallery Level 4, 6 Bayfront Avenue
MRT: Bayfront
When: Till Aug 1, various timings
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Visit the Marina Bay Sands website


Open calls

Open Call for NXT - A Virtual Music Event


PHOTO: SINGAPORE STREET FESTIVAL

This is open to musicians aged 11 to 35, in groups of three to eight. Groups must submit a three-minute performance video for an online audition. The top nine groups will be selected to perform at NXT - A Virtual Music Event, which will be live-streamed live on YouTube on Dec 18. The selected participants will also attend masterclasses commissioned by youth composers and be mentored by professional musicians. The event celebrates Singapore Street Festival's 20th anniversary.

Where: Online
When: Till July 17
Admission: $10 Per group entry
Info: Visit the Sistic website


How to get your event listed

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