Beerfest Asia
The perfect antidote to a rough week: a nice, tall mug of beer. With the introduction of fifty new beers, on top of the extensive menu, you’ll be spoilt for choice. This year’s instalment also features fabulous entertainment, from AC/DC tribute band Hells Belles to international comedy acts from Comedy Club Asia.

Date and time: Now to June 10,
Venue: Marina Promenade
Price: $15 – $160 from SISTIC. Log on to www.beerfestasia.com for more.

13th IIFA Awards
The glitterati of Bollywood including Anil Kapoor and Bipasha Basu will be in Singapore for the International Indian Film Academy Awards and it’s starting to feel more glamorous already. Grab the opportunity to see all your favourite stars in the flesh at this Saturday’s awards show.
Date and time: Jun 9, 7pm
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Price:  $110 – $2500 from SISTIC.

 

Vikas Supra
Speaking of Bollywood, this New York City DJ with Punjabi parents says Bollywood films from his upbringing has influenced his work. He brings his hip beats, underground edge and snazzy outfits to clubbers at Marina Bay Sands this Saturday.

Date and time: June 9, 9pm until late
Venue: Pangaea Singapore
Price: Unavailable. Log on to www.facebook.com/djvikassapra for more.

 

Penguin Book Expo Sale
Who can resist the retro green and orange covers for Penguin classics? And this sale’s the perfect excuse to snap up more than a few titles, even if we know we won’t be able to finish reading all of them anytime soon.
Date and time: Now to June 10, 10am – 9.30pm

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 6B
Price: Free. Log on to http://www.singaporeexpo.com.sg/2012/05/25/penguin-books-sale for more.

 

Opera in the Park
Be serenaded by soprano Cherylene Liew and the classical sounds of Mozart and Puccini interpreted by the Singapore Lyric Opera, as you relax amongst beautiful scenery.

Date and time:  Jun 9, 6pm
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Price: Free. Log on to www.singaporeopera.com.sg/currentseason/1213/opera-in-the-park.php?menugroup=0 for more.

 

Outdoor screening: Ocean World
Do we take water and our oceans for granted? Are we polluting them to the point of no return? Get a reality check with this movie screening by The World Wildlife Fund to commemorate World’s Oceans Day.

Date and time: June 9, 6,30pm
Venue: Singapore Dalbergia Green, East Coast Park
Price: Free.

 

 

Monumental walking tours: Mixed Blessings
Telok Ayer Street might just be one of our favourite places in Singapore — rustic shophouses contrasted with modern shops and nightspots. There’s also a church with Chinese pavillion rooftop and a Chinese temple and mosque with European influences. Find out about the history of these interesting buildings on this tour.

Date and time:  June 9, 3 – 4 pm
Venue: Telok Ayer Street
Price: Free. Email nhb_nationalmonuments@nhb.gov.sg with name, NRIC, age, contact number and choice of tour.