Tatler Social Calendar: What To Do In August 2019
1/12 Takashi Murakami: From Superflat to Bubblewrap
When Ongoing till September 14
What Discover the dynamic practice of acclaimed Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, from his popular “Superflat” iconography to his recent “Bubblewrap” exploration of Japan’s economic bubble crisis, in his first major showcase in Southeast Asia at the STPI Gallery.
2/12 Westlife - The Twenty Tour
When August 10
What In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Irish boy band Westlife performs at the National Stadium for the first time, with a line-up of brand-new songs and greatest hits such as Flying Without Wings and Uptown Girl.
3/12 Hossan Ah 50! - Love You Leong Time!
When August 14 to 31
What For one last time, Singapore’s veteran comedian Hossan Leong takes the stage on his 50th birthday at the Drama Centre Theatre to tickle the crowd with his satirical jokes, having lived through several of the country’s milestones.
4/12 Masterpiece in Motion
When August 16 to 17
What Singapore Dance Theatre's annual triple-bill evening, Masterpiece in Motion, presents the works of two outstanding ballet legends: George Balanchine’s Serenade (pictured) and Theme and Variations, as well as Choo-San Goh’s Fives at the Esplanade Theatre.
5/12 Beats on Pointe
When August 18
What Australian dance company, Masters of Choreography, presents this high‑octane production, which combines the grace of ballet and grit of street dance, for two shows only, at the Victoria Theatre.
6/12 Trevor Noah Loud and Clear Tour - Live in Singapore 2019
When August 19
What Known for his sharp wit and insightful political commentary, South African comedian and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah brings his new stand-up show to Singapore for the first time, with two shows only, at The Star Theatre.
7/12 Singapore Night Festival 2019
When August 23 till 31
What World-renowned Argentinian troupe Fuerza Bruta headlines the 12th edition of the Singapore Night Festival with a theatrical aerial show filled with spectacular visual effects at various locations, including Cathay Green.
8/12 HCA Hospice Care Charity Golf Tournament
When August 23
What HCA Hospice Care will hold its annual charity golf tournament at Keppel Club on August 23. This year, Singapore’s largest home hospice care provider hopes to raise $250,000 to provide palliative care for its patients.
9/12 15th Kidz Horizon Appeal Gala Dinner
When August 24
What Since its founding in 2004, the Kidz Horizon Appeal has raised a total of $11m for the KKH Health Fund (KKHHF), in support of more than 1,000 needy children and women stricken with chronic illnesses, including cancer.
Now in its 15th year, the charity hopes to continue its good work, raising funds through its annual gala dinner on August 24, at The Ritz‑Carlton, Millenia Singapore. Known for its wildly fun dress‑up themes, this year’s event is no different, celebrating the majesty of empires and dynasties of the world, as well as the beauty of various cultures since the dawn of civilisation.
The funds raised will go towards KKHHF in helping reduce the financial burden of the families of patients whose medical needs range from special diets for premature babies to oxygen refills for those suffering from chronic lung diseases. The Kidz Horizon Appeal also supports the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Child Life Therapy Programme, which seeks to make the hospital experience less stressful for sick children.
10/12 Eat Duck
When August 29 to September 8
What Watch how a family navigates through complex relationships fraught with grief and past grievances in this production by local theatre company, Checkpoint Theatre, held at the Sota Studio Theatre.
11/12 Walking with Dinosaurs - The Live Experience
When August 29 ot September 5
What The world’s biggest dinosaur show, Walking with Dinosaurs - The Live Experience, features 18 dinosaurs from nine species, including the 11m-tall Brachiosaurus at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
12/12 2019 ANZ Aotearoa Ball
When August 31
What The 2019 ANZ Aotearoa Ball by the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Singapore on August 31 at Swissôtel The Stamford is set to be an evening full of iconic Kiwi moments, from the scrumptious food to a delightful entertainment line-up including the Modern Māori Quartet.