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Don't Walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.

Walk beside me and be my friend.

~ Albert Camus






Vienna Boys' Choir

The name speaks for itself. This choir first formed more than 400 years ago by Emperor Maximilian I will give a one night only concert at Esplanade this coming Friday. link -

Tickets: $88, $78, $58, $48, $38 from SISTIC

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8 October


Esplanade Concert Hall




Foreign Films Galore!

Singapore French Film Festival 2010

Once again the annual festival celebrating french culture, language and arts is here. This year features films by well known director Luc Besson and a list of french films from various genres including award winning movies such as Welcome and Summer Hours.

Find out more here:

Ticketing: $10 and $9 (concession) tickets available at all SISTIC outlets.

- IS

30 Sept - 10 October

Alliance Française Theatre, The Cathay Cineplex &
The Picturehouse




F1 Fever in Pictures!

RBS Moments in Motorsport

Feeling bored after your lunch at Shenton Way and can't get enough of F1 over the weekend? Why not head down to One Raffles Quay to see more amazing motor action moments! Some of the most exciting and memorable pictures of Formula 1 races since 1950 are on display this month. The images were chosen and captioned by Getty Images photographers as well as AT&T Williams drivers Rubens Barrichello and three-time F1 world champion and RBS global ambassador Jackie Stewart. 

Admission: FREE

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23 Sep-01 Oct


One Raffles Quay, South Tower lobby





Wash your Car and do some Charity

Goodwood Park Hotel Charity Car Wash

Have your car washed and made sparkling clean by the staff of the hotel– including senior management – and for a good cause! The open-air carpark next to the hotel lobby entrance will be designated as the ‘car wash area’ and all members of the public are welcome to do their bit for charity and get their car wash routine settled as well.


Price: $15 per saloon / sedan car, $20 per MPV / SUV


Oct 02, 2010
Goodwood Park Hotel carpark (next to hotel lobby entrance)

10am - 2pm





Have you seen any Korean art lately?!

From the successful exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery, Korean Eye will, for the first time in Singapore, bring in its exhibition Korean Eye: Fantastic Ordinary during the month of October.

The exhibition with themes about everyday life, will feature around 30 works by ten leading and emerging Korean artists and will be launched at the start of Singapore’s Korean Cultural Festival.

See some of the exhibits here


13 – 21 October Arts House, Singapore




Scale New Heights!

The Great Via Ferrata Wall Challenge 2010

Wanna push yourself to see the limits of your endurance and dare? Then join the challenge at the world's tallest indoor via ferrata wall at Orchard Central. Participants who can hang on the longest will take part in the finals held on 10th October.

Registration: $15

Application forms from the Orchard Central (OC)Concierge Counter.

All participants will receive a goodie bag worth more than $50; the first 250 applicants will receive an extra $10 OC vouchers.

More details at


Oct 2 and 3
Orchard Central, level 4




Go Organic!

SuperNature's Super Sunday

Head down this Sunday to get special offers for a variety of organic produce! They are certified organic, antibiotic-free and nitratefree and at the best possible prices as promised by the vendor. Check out the link.

26 September


Park House

10am - 6pm




The Singapore Sun Festival!

The Singapore Sun Festival inaugurated in October 2007 is an annual multi-arts and integrated lifestyle Festival that celebrates the ‘Art of Living Well’ through the 7 disciplines of Music, Visual Art, Literature, Film, Wine, Food and Wellness.

Highlights for this year’s Festival include David Foster, Natalie Cole, young singing sensation Charice, American Idol winner Ruben Studdard, Peter Cetera and The Canadian Tenors, George Benson, The Creole Choir of Cuba and José Carreras.

The festival also feature weekend yoga classes and wellness sessions by wellness and spiritual gurus Vikas Malkani and Umesh H. Nandwani, culinary class and meals by Michelin Star chef Carlo Cracco and leading wine critic, James Suckling.

Last but not least, watch out for the free screenings of classic films at the Botanic Gardens! More events info at their website.

Ticketing details at website.

Various Locations

9 October - 7 November 2010




For the Yoga Enthusiasts!

Yoga By the Sea

The biggest yoga event in Singapore! Look forward to an extended yoga weekend with 12 yoga workshops and 2 mass workouts session led by renowned yoga masters and instructors from Singapore’s leading yoga centres. Open to both beginners and seasoned practitioners.


A series of workshops and sessions starting from 8am each day.

23 October 2010 -24 October 2010

0800 hrs- 2015 hrs

East Coast Park (Angsana Green), next to Car Park E2




Enjoy some world class comedic acts!

The Best of the Edinburgh Fringe 2010

The Comedy Pimp presents three sold-out comedy acts from this year's prestigious Edinburgh Festival. They are: Celia Pacquola (Australia) on 'believing in yourself', Manos Kanellos (Greece) on 'everything you wanted to know about Greece but were afraid to ask', and rising star Matt Green (UK).

Tickets: Sept 30th - $25. Oct 1st & 2nd - S$50

More details here-


Sept 30th (preview),
Oct 1st & 2nd

STEREOLAB, Pan Pacific Hotel




Go View some Action Sports!


Singapore's biggest action sports competition and exhibition to date, METTLE GAMES will be held over two weeks in 2010 and will attract the media, participants, spectators, exhibitors, sponsors and industry players from all over the world.

Features an elite cast of world class athletes, local and international audience showcasing eleven various action sports, you will bound to find something that will pump up your adrenaline. Check out the different showcased action sports and registration details from the website.



From Oct 30 for 2 weeks

Week 1: Xtreme SkatePark @ East Coast & Ski 360o @ East Lagoon

Week 2: Pit Building




Get Groovy!

da:ns Festival 2010: Footwork Workshop

Dancing is probably one of the most ancient practices of human beings and it continues to be a very popular activity in our modern lives. Why not pick up some dancing shoes and get into the groove by attending these series of workshops? Classes featuring a range of dances of every style and mood, from elegant ballroom favourites to high-energy hip hop are available for sign up.. Also available for kids and families! See website for more details.



Aug 21, 2010 - Oct 03, 2010

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio




Enjoy food from 10 finest restaurants in one location!

Time Out's 1st Dine Out Tasting Event

An exclusive tasting event staged in one of Singapore’s most luxurious hotels: The Fullerton. Enjoy some expert culinary offerings in a wine-and-dine standing buffet featuring exclusive dishes created by ten of Singapore's finest restaurants!

Tickets at $40

Check out this link for the participating restaurants.


September 29

7pm - 10 pm

The Fullerton Hotel Ballroom




How about visiting a Park?!

These are the best parks in Singapore for any occasion!

Nature Lovers - The Botanic Gardens

Romance - Mount Faber

Family Outing - Pasir Ris Park

Outdoor Dining - East Coast Park

To chill during Lunch Breaks - Esplanade Park

For Picnics - Sembawang Park

Meditation - Pearl’s Hill City Park

Find out more here


Various Locations





Buy a rare old Book!

Old, rare books for sale at Gohd Books

By-appointment-only bookstore in Serangoon specialises in old, rare books

Tel: 9090 6181


49 Haji Lane

Call for appointments






Free Music by the Beach!

Music by the Beach - September 2010

Enjoy music performances of funky tunes every Saturday at Sentosa Beach for the month of September.


Admission: Free


Every Sat in September

6pm – 10.30pm

Azzura, Siloso Beach




Xtreme Sports Event

North Face 100

Epic 100km solo race with the winner taking home $5,000 worth of sporting gear and the much-coveted chance to compete in the North Face Finale in Beijing. Registration closes 15 Sep

Admission price $300.00




Sat 09 Oct

MacRitchie Reservoir




More to Come!!