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Take one last look at a grande dame Sin­ga­pore ho­tel be­fore it gets a fresh new up­date, see what in­spires an Ital­ian jew­ellery house, and go on a movie date night through space

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1 A LAST, LINGERING LOOK AT AN ICON

Be­fore the iconic Raf­fles Ho­tel un­der­goes the sec­ond phase of its restora­tion, take a walk through its hal­lowed hall­ways and visit the rooms that once hosted fa­mous guests with this spe­cially cu­rated tour and ex­hi­bi­tion. Till Au­gust 12. raf­f­lessin­ga­pore.com

4 THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY

Told through the songs and sto­ries of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, see how two young boys from Queens in New York be­came one of the world’s most suc­cess­ful mu­sic duos. At Master­card The­atres. baseen­ter­tain­men­ta­sia.com

SIN­GA­PORE COFFEE FES­TI­VAL

Coffee con­nois­seurs, you won’t want to miss the sec­ond edi­tion of this fes­ti­val ded­i­cated to your favourite brew fea­tur­ing over 100 of Sin­ga­pore’s well-loved cafes as well as in­ter­na­tional coffee play­ers. Till Au­gust 6, at Ma­rina Bay Cruise Cen­tre. sg­cof­feefes­ti­val.com.sg

17 COSENTINO: ANYTHING IS POS­SI­BLE

The line be­tween magic and re­al­ity blurs right be­fore your eyes as il­lu­sion­ist Cosentino thrills au­di­ences with deathde­fy­ing es­capes, mind-bog­gling il­lu­sions and never-be­for­e­seen magic. Till Au­gust 27, at Master­card The­atres. baseen­ter­tain­men­ta­sia.com

18 SIN­GA­PORE NIGHT FES­TI­VAL

Take in the beauty of night lights and ex­hil­a­rat­ing per­for­mances with the re­turn of Sin­ga­pore’s largest out­door per­form­ing arts fes­ti­val. En­joy the throw­back to the fes­ti­val’s past decade with old favourites in a re­fresh­ing ret­ro­spec­tive. Till Au­gust 26, at the Bras Basah. Bugis Precinct. night­fest.sg

19 SERPENTIFORM: SNAKE THROUGH ART, JEW­ELLERY AND DE­SIGN

The snake has long in­spired Ital­ian jew­eller Bul­gari. For this ex­hi­bi­tion, brand and her­itage cu­ra­tor Lu­cia Boscaini brings to­gether an­tiq­ui­ties, art­works, de­sign ob­jects and, of course, the Bul­gari Ser­penti jew­els from its Her­itage Col­lec­tion. Till Oc­to­ber 15, at the Artscience Mu­seum. serpentiform. bul­gari.com

19 MONSTER JAM

The ul­ti­mate in off-road, mo­tor­sport com­pe­ti­tion smashes into Sin­ga­pore for the first time with mega monster trucks such as Grave Dig­ger, Max-d and El Toro Loco (pic­tured) in a spec­tac­u­lar dis­play of grav­ity-de­fy­ing feats. At Sin­ga­pore Na­tional Sta­dium. mon­ster­jam.com

26 FOO FIGHTERS

Two decades away from our shores and one can­celled con­cert later, Amer­i­can rock­ers Foo Fighters, with front­man Dave Grohl, re­turn to Sin­ga­pore with a brand-new world tour, ahead of the re­lease of its ninth al­bum, Con­crete and Gold, in Septem­ber. At Sin­ga­pore In­door Sta­dium. un­usual.com.sg

31 SSO POPS CON­CERT: A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

The Sin­ga­pore Sym­phony Orches­tra, un­der the ba­ton of as­so­ciate con­duc­tor Ja­son Lai, takes you on an ad­ven­ture through space with mu­sic straight from the cin­ema. At Es­planade Con­cert Hall. sso.org.sg

Palm Court at Raf­fles Sin­ga­pore

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