Hang in there guys; it's just one more week before a PH hits again

Not in the working mood after the long Easter weekend? Hang in there, for there're enough things happening to keep you going until the weekend rolls around once more. Our top picks: the return of The Phantom of the Opera, a secret supper series, and Kaskade taking over the decks of Marquee Singapore.  


The Phantom of the Opera

GAME
The whole of Sentosa, from the Boardwalk near VivoCity all the way to Tanjong Beach, will be turning into a Pokemon Go! Safari Zone, where AR sprites of rare, shiny and never-before-seen Pokemon will roam the island for the first time. Expect players of the hit mobile game to throng the resort island; so stay away if you're not catching 'em all. Through Apr 22

FOOD/DRINK
Englishmen, celebrate St. George's Day in style at BQ Bar, where one and all get a free roast beef sandwich and G&T just for showing up. Then jive on to live tunes as gin cocktails go for just $10 all night long. Apr 23

THEATRE
The longest running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Weber's The Phantom of the Opera, is back in Singapore. If you missed it the last time it was here in 2013, the musical masterpiece makes its long-awaited return to the Sands Theatre. Apr 24-Jun 8 

FOOD
Gemmill Lane's secret supper series, the Jeremmy & Friends Supper Special at Le Binchotan, is back to satiate your late-night munchies, starting with a bang thanks to a collab with microbrewery Level33. Fill up on elevated comfort favourites and mark your calendars for more guest chef collabs happening on certain weekends. Apr 25-Jun 29


Kaskade

PARTY
Keeping the Marquee magic alive is Kaskade, continuing the massive nightclub's grand opening month high by bringing to town his own brand of addictive dance tunes. You won't want to miss this. Apr 26 

MUSIC
For those who didn’t manage to score a ticket to Ed Sheeran’s sold-out Divide tour last year, you’re in luck cause the "Perfect" singer will be returning for a new headline show at the National Stadium. For those who didn't manage to get a ticket, we can only hope he'll be back again next year. Apr 26

MARKET
TheGrounds@Kranji will be buzzing with a multitude of stalls inspired by the original Shilin Night Market in Taiwan, boasting a highly anticipated maze of street delicacies and creative eats. Consume your weight in Taiwanese favourites such as crispy-skinned Taiwanese fried chicken and of course, bubble tea. Also, look forward to arcade games, carnival kiosks, life-sized claw machines, as well as eight KTV booths to get your inner Jay Chou on. Apr 26-28

DRINK
Can't get enough of barrel-aged cocktails? Now, 27 bars across Singapore are concocting one each as part of Remy Martin’s first ever Barrel-Aged Cocktail Competition. From unique creations like Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall's duck confit-paired What The Duck, to strangely familiar and yummy tipples like Anti:Dote's Pitch Perfect (yes, it's inspired by the movies), try to have 'em all while the barrels remain stocked. Through Apr 26

THEATRE
Theatregoers rejoice, for The Esplanade’s inspiring developmental programme is back. The Studios will be presenting Singaporean works—both old and new—that have been developing under keen mentorship for the last year, all unifying under the theme of 'The Weight of a Stone in a Pocket'. Through Apr 27


Elegance of Absence: Where Shadow Chases Light 

EXHIBITION
Take a step back and introspect on the negative spaces purposefully left behind on art pieces in Elegance of Absence, a group exhibition by six contemporary Chinese artists taking place at Ion Art Gallery. Through Apr 28

EXHIBITION
Asian Civilisations Museum and London’s British Museum are coming together to present Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman, to illuminate the different sides of founding father Sir Stamford Raffles himself. Peer into the historic Raffles Collection on loan from the British Museum, that comprises largely Javanese and Sumatran objects Raffles personally collected during his time in the region. Through Apr 28

EXHIBITION
As part of ION Orchard’s 10th anniversary celebrations, the mall is setting up Orchard Road’s first-ever mermaid tank installation—complete with live mermaid. Every weekend, feel free to stop by the glittering mirror-paneled facade for selfies and meet-and-greets with the mermaid. Through Apr 28

FOOD
In need of good steak at reasonable prices? Pop-up steakhouse The Feather Blade is where you need to be. The London's Flat Iron-inspired restaurant will be setting up shop at where Club Street stalwart Zui Hong Lou operates, dishing out quality cuts for just $21 every weekend for a limited time; chow down while you can. Through Apr 29

FOOD
Love hot pot? Enjoy your tipples too? Low-key pop-up restaurant concept Hush20 delivers on both counts with their current edition of free-flow eats and drinks at Dragon Boat. Only 30 diners each night, so act fast. Through Apr 30 

EXHIBITION
One of Singapore’s smallest minority communities is finally having their moment in the spotlight at Chetti Melaka of the Straits: Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities. Come hear the lesser-known stories of the Chetti Melaka, also known as Peranakan Indians—descendants of early South Indian migrants who to Singapore in the 15th and 16th centuries, and married local Chinese or Malay women. Through May 5


Wonderland

FOOD
The annual World Gourmet Summit returns, this time, spotlighting the evergreen theme of sustainability for its 23rd running. Keep a lookout for masterchef dining experiences, special celebratory menus at participating restaurants, and the produce-forward Gastro-Market taking over the Chijmes Lawn once again. Through May 12

EXHIBITION
Held poignantly at CBD gallery Hatch Art Project, I Would Prefer Not To Do Anything is a look at deep-rooted fatigue in today’s society. See artist Iqi Qoror's surrealist works curated to give an intimate look into our universal state of burnout, worsened by an overwhelming culture or need to constantly project positivity. Through May 16 

EXHIBITION
Not your average gallery showcase, Rewild Our Planet is a social augmented reality experience held at ArtScience Museum that uses technology to bring to life planet Earth's many beautiful landscapes. Go on a journey that's out of this world, and arrive (hopefully) with a greater inward appreciation for our bountiful world. Through Jun 2  

FOOD
There never needs to be a reason to gorge on durian, but Goodwood Park Hotel gives a mighty good one every year regardless. Come celebrate their annual Durian Fiesta, this time with six new exquisite D24 durian desserts, four perennial favourites, and a majestic appearance from the Mao Shan Wang in the form of a cheesecake. Through Jul 14

EXHIBITION
Food packaging—beautifully crafted plastic wraps, carton boxes, tin cans and more that inform, entice and make you wanna fork out dough you don't have. But is that all there is to it? Journey through the history of modern day food packaging in Singapore at the National Museum's Packaging Matters exhibit, and you just might find a renewed appreciation for all them compelling coverings. Through Sep 15 

EXHIBITION
The ArtScience Museum’s next big showcase is a whimsical one sure to be a hit with all audiences. Leading us all through the rabbit hole is Wonderlandwhich celebrates all the intrigue of Lewis Carroll’s timeless universe, and invites you to step through the looking glass for an immersive museum experience. Our guide to the exhibition hereThrough Sep 22