The International A Capella Festival 2012
Enjoy hits from Madonna, Stevie Wonder, and the late Michael Jackson in a capella! No musical instruments, just bass, beats and strong voices, the Singers from Denmark and all Filipino, Vocablends, take the stage set to serenade you.

Date/Time: Oct 12-13, 7.30pm
Venue: Fort Canning Centre Black Box
Price: Tickets at $40 (free seating)

3rd Singapore International Photography Festival
The Singapore International Photography Festival returns for its third instalment this year with French collector, Thomas Sauvin. Entitled “Silvermine”, Sauvin tells the story of a city and her inhabitants with 30 years worth of film negatives rescued from a recycling zone in Beijing.

Date: Oct 6 – Nov 17
Venue: Singapore Management University Concourse
Price: Free Admission

President Star Charity with Richard Marx
The President Star Charity returns for its 19th year with a star-studded cast including Grammy- award winning artiste, Richard Marx. In addition to headlining this year’s charity event, Richard releases his new acoustic album, Stories To Tell, featuring two new tracks – “Like Heaven” and “Through My Vein”.

Date/Time: Oct 14, Channel 5 at 7.30pm

Puppets Alive! – Discovering Singapore’s History through Traditional Chinese Puppetry
Here’s something fun for both parents and children – Puppets! The Finger Players will take you and your child on a magical journey through Singapore’s history with Chinese paper puppets. Don’t miss out on part one of this two-part seminar, as only 15 slots are available!

Date: Oct 13 & Nov 3
Time: 10am & 2pm
Venue: The Atelier, Level 3, National Museum of Singapore
Price: Tickets at $28, admits one adult and one child. For more details visit www.nationalmuseum.sg

Singapore Portraits
Part two of the travelling art show is here! Presented by LASALLE College of the Arts, this nostalgic art show tells the story of how much Singapore and her inhabitants have changed and what has remained in her citizens with foreign integration.

Date: Oct 11 – 14
Venue: Various locations around Woodlands estate (visit www.singaporeportraits.com.sg for full schedule)
Admission: Free

Delightful Asian Cuisine at Aquamarine
Award-winning chefs from around Asia gather at Aquamarine to present to you the most delectable menu of famous Asian cuisines and desserts. Indulge in this sumptuous buffet spread by the Halal-certified restaurant from Marina Mandarin.

Date: Oct 1-31
Time: Lunch 12-2.30pm, Dinner 6.30-10pm
Venue: Aquamarine Restaurant, Marina Mandarin Hotel
Price: From $58++ to $78++. For more details visit www.meritushotels.com

Beginner’s Hot Yoga Teacher Training with Copper Crow
Pure Yoga’s country managing teacher, Copper Crow leads this powerful Hot Yoga course. Tailored to deepen the knowledge of hot yoga and take participants to the next level in physical and karma practice, this course is suitable for those who wish to become powerful yogis or for those who wish to strengthen their skills.   

Date: Oct 6 – 28
Venue: Pure Yoga Ngee Ann City
For course description and fees, visit www.pure-yoga.com/en/singapore/teachertraining/copper/2012

Inside-Out: A Celebration of Body & Spirit through Movement “Embracing Transformation”
It’s almost the end of 2012 and we wonder what have we achieved so far? Are we happy with the changes we’ve made or gone through, positive or negative? Amber Sawyer, Syv Bruzeau, Francesca Mitchell are professionally trained facilitators, who will use three different movement-meditation practices aimed to help participants meditate and explore our reactions to such situations.

Date: Oct 14, 2012
Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Venue: Emily Hill, Studio 2
For more information visit http://www.singasatsanga.com/insideout.htm

Maiden Annual Mambo Beach Open
Get ready for two days of sun, sand, hunks and babes at Siloso Beach as volleyball teams battle it out for the $1200 prize money.

Date: Oct 13-14
Time: 9am onwards.
Venue: Silosa Beach
Admission is free.