As August comes to a close, let your hair down and laugh your hearts out with drag queen Mona Kee Kee in W Sentosa’s Bingo Extravaganza, or party the night away with Preetipls and Subhas at the Hard Rock Café. For the art buffs, catch the iconic Bizet’s Carmen and indulge yourself in independent performances by Centre 42, before immersing in the lights and festivities of the Singapore Night Festival.

Bingo Extravaganza’s Final Instalment: Bottomless Bubbly, Bingo, and Bona Fide Fun

W Singapore returns this week with its Bingo Extravaganza, where bottomless bubbly meets bingo in the final instalment of a trilogy. Get ready for an electrifying night of NSFW jokes, saucy suspense and dirty dancing with the hostess with the mostest, resident queen Mona Kee Kee. Stand a chance to win dining vouchers and even a stay at the luxurious W Singapore when you win at Bingo, or just party your heart out with great music, bottomless bubbly, endless cocktails and canapés throughout the night. It’s going to be a night you wouldn’t want to miss.

Bingo Extravaganza is happening on 31 August 2019, from 7pm – 10pm, at WOOBAR, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, Singapore 098374. Entry is S$75++, with two rounds of bingo and free-flow bubbly and cocktails.

Groove To Hip-Hop & RnB With Preetipls And Subhas

For its seventh edition, Baby Boy Party sees Drag Queen Arya Dunn opening and warming up the stage for special guests Preetipls and Subhas in all their glory. DJs Lokies Khan and A/K/A SOUNDS will also be dishing out hit after hit. This queer RnB/Hip-Hop party runs all the way till 3am, and it’s a great way to welcome the new month. What’s more, entry for the first 100 at the door before midnight is free, so put on your dancing shoes and prepare for a night of love and music.

BABY BOY Vol. 7 is happening on 31 August 2019, from 10pm – 3am, at the Hard Rock Café, 50 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249724. Join the guestlist here.

Dazzling Lights And Mystical Nights: Singapore Night Festival 2019

Back for its annual affair, the Singapore Night Festival 2019 sets out to transform the Bras Basah and Bugis District into an ethereal wonderland over two weekends this August. Be mesmerized and entranced by the brilliant display of lights and performances as you stroll past iconic landmarks and familiar spaces. As usual, there’s always something for everyone with the festival’s exciting line-up of arts, heritage, and cultural experiences brought together by partners and stakeholders in the district.

Singapore Night Festival 2019 is happening from 23 to 31 August 2019 across the Bras Basah.Bugis district. Ticketing charges may apply for selected programmes. Find out more here.

Bizet’s Carmen Takes Centrestage At The Esplanade

The Singapore Lyric Opera, one of the major arts institutions in the city, brings the classic opera Carmen to life this August in a one-weekend-only performance. Revolving around the life of Carmen, a bold, beautiful and free-spirited Romani Woman, and her relationship with corporal Don José and bullfighter Escamillo, this gripping opera in four acts is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Bizet’s Carmen is happening from 30 August to 1 September 2019 at the Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981. Tickets are available from Sistic.

Thought-provoking Performances In Bite-sized Packages

Centre 42’s Late-Night Texting returns for its fourth year with a showcase of exciting text-based works by some of Singapore’s freshest theatre-makers. Catch over 25 bite-sized performances, ranging from works reinterpreting Singapore theatre classics to performances that shine a spotlight on invisible narratives. Fill your belly in between with food and drinks from the Coffee Bandits’ food truck or feed your soul with the collection of books from BooksActually, all within Centre 42’s historic blue house on Waterloo Street. It’s going to be a cosy and intimate affair that’s perfect for theatre and literary buffs!

Late-Night Texting 2019 is happening on 30 August 2019, from 7pm – 11.30pm, at Centre 42, 42 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187951. Admission to all performances is free on a first come first served basis, and donations are welcomed.