We’re swinging in the limbo between Halloween’s aftermath and the frenetic buildup towards Christmas, but fret not ’cause there’s no lack of things to do this November! 

Panic in The Park

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Good news for Halloween junkies, the Gate of Hell is still open at Wild Wild Wet! The first ever Halloween-themed run to be held at a water park, protect your soul tags from the hungry ghouls lurking in the dark waters and make it to the safe zone before it’s too late. Remember, you can run but you can’t hide…

Date: 4 November
Time: 4pm to 6pm 
Venue: Downtown East

Tickets from $45, for more info, www.usports.com.sg

Park Seo Jun Live Guess Who in Singapore

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Guess who’s coming to town? We’ve got a new K-drama heartthrob to fall in love with, and it’s none other than Park Seo Jun. Best known for his swoon-worthy roles in Fight For My Way, Hwarang and She Was Pretty, get ready to be swept away by the actor’s charming antics come November. 

Date: 04 November 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Resorts WorldTM Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
Ticket price: $248*, $208*, $158* (*exclude $4 ticketing fee)

For more info, head to www.sistic.com.sg

Seasons of Life

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Leave it to the Hungarians to turn our everyday drama into a work of art. Encapsulating the ups and downs of life with their traditional folklore dance, watch the four seasons unfold in this captivating two-hour performance.

Date: 10 to 12 November (Friday to Sunday) 
Time: Friday, 8pm / Saturday, 2pm and 8pm / Sunday, 1.30pm and 7:30pm 
Venue: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa

Tickets from $38 onwards, for more info, head to www.sistic.com.sg

Shilla Beauty Concert

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Shawols and Reveluvs are in for another treat this November! Just three months after performing at Music Bank in Singapore, K-pop darlings SHINee and Red Velvet will be back for a one-night only concert to celebrate the launch of the new Shilla Duty Free store at Changi Airport T4. Spend $500 worth of beauty products at the stores  or iShopChangi.com to score a pair of tickets.

Date: 24 November 
Time: 8pm (doors open at 7pm)
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre, Hall 601 – 604 

For more info, visit concert.shilladutyfree.com

C3 Anime Festival Asia

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Otakus unite! The anime fest is back for its 10th edition to quell your J-obsession, bringing onboard an extensive three-day lineup of Anisong powerhouses including FLOW, ClariS and May’n. While singing your hearts out to the Naruto theme song, don’t forget to get your hands on the exclusive merchandise flown in straight from the land of the rising sun!

Date: 24 to 26 November
Time: Friday and Saturday, 9:30am to 8pm / Sunday 9:30am to 7pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center 

For more info, visit www.animefestival.asia

HYUKOH Live in Singapore

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Who needs boyish good looks, slick choreography and coordinated outfits when your music alone speaks volumes? Dubbed as the ‘band of the new generation’, indie quartet HYUKOH will be bringing their unique brand of shoegaze meets soft-rock to our shores. Expect an eargasmic night filled with soulful acoustics and smooth guitar licks.

Date: 24 November (Friday)
Time: 8pm (doors open at 7pm)
Venue: Zepp @ BIGBOX Singapore

 

 

Tickets from $98, www.apactix.com

MØ Live in Singapore

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Danish pop sensation MØ will be bringing her electric live show to Singapore for the first time. Besides her memorable chart-topping collabs such as ‘Lean On’ and ‘Cold Water’, get ready to be enthralled by her own brand of electro-pop hits from her upcoming album.

Date: 26 November
Time: 7pm to 11pm
Venue: Zouk Singapore

Tickets from $78, www.ticketbox.sg

What will you be getting up to this November? Tell us in the comment section! 

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 Want to achieve your K-pop bias’ toned physiques without the crazy diet fads that come along with it? That’s where KpopX Fitness comes in. We speak to Maddy Lim, the gorgeous brains behind the new generation workout that combines MV routines for a high intensity exercise! 

With experience accumulated over 8 sportswoman awards, Maddy saw the calorie-burning potential in the Korean music her friends were so crazy about. Both brain and brawn behind KpopX Fitness, she manages the business and designs the routines.

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A typical KpopX Fitness class goes through a few choreographies accompanied by Kpop tunes. And even though every piece burns and tones the flab, fun remains as the top priority so you won’t be repeating the same old box step or foxtrot in the name of exercise! To come up with her routines, Maddy watches the music videos on repeat so that her choreography would accurately capture the song’s unique swagger and signature moves.  

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Unlike other aerobic exercises, KpopX Fitness runs on mainly 130 beats per minute (BPM) which is 20 counts slower than the usual 150BPM. The choreography is also catered to dance rookies, so don’t let that missing groovy bone hold you back from hitting the dance floor – according to Maddy, even the most green of beginners would be nailing the moves by the fourth lesson! And don’t expect only female K-pop fans showing up, because KpopX Fitness draws in attendees of all ages and genders. 

When we asked about the music we can expect in each class, Maddy claims no bias even though she professes her love for BlackPink’s style and tunes – who doesn’t love the catchy beat of ‘Boombayah’? And while fast-paced K-pop ear worms would be the prime pick for a high intensity aerobic workout, but Maddy still challenges herself with any chart topper, including the ballads. Sweating it out to the beat of ‘Blood Sweat Tears’ by BTS and warming up to the sweet melody of Beautiful by Crush? Sign us up please!

For 3 years running, KpopX Fitness has been involved with Got To Move Singapore 2017. They’ve certainly made a name locally and Maddy says she plans to host a KpopX Fitness Concert one day! You can sign up for their classes here

More related stories: Get Fit and Fab with These YouTube Channels, Local Dance Crew Shares What It’s Really Like Pursuing a Dance Career in Singapore, 8 Electrifying Kpop Covers To Get You Movin’

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10 Halloween-Themed Events To Get Your Spook On

20 Oct 2017 by Bryan Yeong

From haunted houses to frights for the whole family, here’s 10 Halloween events to check out in the coming months to get into the black and orange spirit!

USS Halloween Horror Nights 7

Now into its seventh edition, the annual horror fest at Universal Studio Singapore boasts 5 haunted houses, 2 scare zones and an all-new zombie laser-tag experience – all linked around a common theme of the ‘seven deadly sins’. Get ready your vocal chords to scream out loud and experience arguably the scariest Halloween fest on our shores.

Where: Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Singapore
When: 29 September – 29 October 2017 (selected dates)
Price: From $58
Website

Spooky Seas @ S.E.A. Aquarium

Halloween Horror Nights isn’t the only Halloween-themed event happening at RWS. Just a stone’s throw away from USS at the S.E.A Aquarium, there’s a host of family-friendly activities to celebrate the festive spirit too! Join the adventure as an Underwater Ocean Protector to battle against the Sea Witch via fun games, an underwater show and customisable takeaway tote bags!

Where: S.E.A Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
When: 29 September to 29 October 2017
Price: From $18 (Child) and $24 (Adult)
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Museum of Horrors VII: Vengeance

Make an escape from a vengeful spirit at the most haunted house in the middle of Orchard Road at *SCAPE’s yearly Museum of Horrors event. The horror space will take you through various rooms with different scares, that will guarantee thrills and squeals at every turn. Ticket-holders will also enjoy exclusive deals at *SCAPE and a free movie screening on selected dates But you ought to hurry though – limited redemptions available only!

Where: *SCAPE Singapore, The Ground Theatre
When: 18 – 31  October 2017 (selected nights)
Price: $9.90 (Until 30 September 2017), $15
Website

Bloody Halloween Party (18+)

For a scarily fun night out, the folks at Korea Monthly are organising a ‘Bloody Halloween Party’ that will get you pumped up with music, drinks and games all night long. Make sure to put on your most creative costume, as there are prizes for the Best Dresser of the night, and a Photo Zone to take home the memories with you. Normal club rules apply, which means this one’s only for those over 18.

Where: PHRESH, 79 Circular Road 
When: 21 October 2017
Price: $20 until 30 September (Early Bird), $25 (General)
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Halloween Movie Horror 

For a night to simply wind down and enjoy horror movies together, HomeTeam NS is screening a trio of scary flicks this October. Enjoy an acclaimed Malay horror movie Munafik, before the double trouble bill of The Conjuring and The Conjuring 2. You won’t go hungry either – there’s free-flow popcorn and drinks to compliment your night! 

Where: HomeTeam NS Balestier, 31 Ah Hood Road, 329979
When: 8pm – 12mn, 21 October 2017
Price: $5 (HomeTeam NS Members), $20 (Guests)
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Halloween Family Night Out

This one’s catered more for the kids, but that doesn’t mean you have to be left out of the fun! The Halloween Family Night Out is hosting a string of activities over two weekends; from trick-or-treat experiences to treasure hunts around the venue. Registrations come with a super cool funpack too, that includes a cape for the little ones and a vampire popcorn candy bucket that makes a great carry-on for every future Halloween.

Where: KidZania, 31 Beach View, Sentosa
When: 27 and 28 October, 3 – 5 November 2017
Price: $45 (includes a Halloween Fun Pack)
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ACM After Dark


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Experience Halloween a different way by heading over to the Asian Civilisations Museum after sundown for their annual affair. From 7 to 11pm, the museum will remain open to spook you with horror tales as you make your way around the galleries, get your photo taken at the Halloween-themed photo booth and customise your own Halloween souvenir to bring home. Best part: it’s free!

Where: Asian Civilisations Museum
When: 7pm – 11pm, 28 October 2017
Price: Free Admission
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Halloween Spirits Night

Expect a night of laughs instead of screams at SAFRA’s Halloween Spirits Night affair at Mount Faber. Rather than haunted houses and horror movie marathons, the event will showcase magic performances and stand-up comedy instead – a fresh take on Halloween! Each ticket also lets you have a tarot card reading, which will undoubtedly be a draw for the unacquainted. 

Where: SAFRA Mount Faber, Atrium
When: 28 October 2017
Price: $20 (SAFRA member), $30 (Guest), $85 (Group of 5, SAFRA members)
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Singapore Halloween Festival

Head east for the the Singapore Halloween Festival for a host of ghastly and ghoulish haunting activities. Held over two days, the weekend will see you evading hellish creatures around the vicinity and finding your way out with your friends from a zombie maze challenge, before capping off the festivities with an all-ages dance party. 

Where: Downtown East
When: 4 and 5 November 2017
Price: $30 (child 1 day pass) / $45 (adult 1 day pass)
Website 

Big Bad Wolf Halloween Music Festival (18+)

Consider this a pre-Zoukout warm-up. Big Bad Wolf Halloween Music Festival carries on the celebratory Halloween spirit right through till November, with an EDM beach party headlined by Belgian DJ Lost Frequencies. He won’t be helming the decks either – local spinners Rave Republic and Tinc will be joining the supporting lineup among others. To cap it off, the night will be held in a medieval theme, and the best dressed party-goers of the night stand to win prizes. Time to get your costume!

Where: Siloso Beach Singapore, Sentosa
When: 11 November 2017
Price: From $55
Website

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Which Halloween event will you be hitting up? Let us know in the comments below!

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Eat For A Good Cause At These 7 Local Eateries

16 Oct 2017 by Chew Hui Ling

From a coffee academy that empowers youths, to an edible garden that supports the socially disadvantaged – these social enterprises are doing business with a heart.

Bettr Barista

 

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Address: *SCAPE #02-08, Singapore 237978
Opening hours: 10am – 7pm (Mon to Fri), 10.30am – 2pm (Sat) | Closed on Sun
Contact: [email protected] | 6383 5030

Operating on the mantra of “making the world a Bettr place, one barista at a time”, Bettr Barista Coffee Academy offers vulnuerable youths and marginalised women – from school dropouts to single mums – a shot at a brighter future. Beyond brewing a simple cup of coffee, trainees also go through physical and emotional training to better equip them for life. They don’t have a brick-and-mortar store, but do stop by and drink up that good karma at their cafe concept corner located at *SCAPE.

Ugly Cake Shop

 

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Address: GB Point #01-06, Singapore 339351
Opening hours: 10am – 7pm (Mon to Sat) | Closed on Sun
Contact: 
[email protected] | 8228 8300

Don’t let the name of fool you; the Ugly Cake Shop whips up beautiful, whimsical bakes that look as good as they taste, such as the Ombre Cake (from $120) which comes adorned with gorgeous layers of pastel hues and floral swirls. These artisanal creations contain none of the artificial flavours and grainy frostings, instead all lovingly handmade using only natural ingredients. What scored them extra brownie points is that while you’re indulging your sweet tooth, you’re also helping to feed undernourished kids in Timor-Leste with every treat you purchase. Win-win!

Edible Garden City

Address: 60 Jln Penjara, Singapore 149375
Contact: [email protected]

Do good while going green at the Edible Garden City, which champions the movement of growing your own food – Open Farm Community, Open Door Policy and Artichoke Cafe are some of the places they’ve sowed seeds at. What’s more, they also work with the Autism Resource Centre and Down Syndrome Association of Singapore to provide employment opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities at their urban farming collective, Citizen Farm. Although it’s not open to the public, they host regular open houses, guided tours and workshops so feel free to come flex your green thumbs!

The Company of Cats

Address: 6B Mosque Street, Singapore 059486
Opening hours: 10am – 7pm (Tues to Thurs), 11am – 10pm (Fri to Sun) | Closed on Mon
Contact: [email protected] | 6220 3835

Don’t dismiss The Company of Cats as just another cat cafe. Apart from giving 10 of their rescued kittens a second home, these good folks also seek to raise awareness for animal welfare in Singapore. Even better, they’ve committed to donating a portion of their profits to Animal Lovers League – so if you’re a cat lover, do your part by hanging out with these adorable furballs at a small fee. They also organise charity bake sales and craft workshops to advocate for the cause, so swing by for some wholesome kitty-lovin’ fun!

Crossings Cafe

 

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Address: 55 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187954
Opening hours: 8am – 10pm (Mon to Fri), 10am – 10pm (Sat & Sun)
Contact: [email protected] | 6338 2669

Not your ordinary eatery, Crossings Cafe takes pride in serving up good ol’ comfort food at pocket-friendly prices – there’s nothing over 20 bucks on the extensive menu, and you get everything from Western delights to Asian cuisine. On top of channeling all their profits to charitable causes, the Catholic cafe also takes in the socially disadvantaged to help them realise their potential. Currently, they are partnering up with Assumption Pathway School to provide work and internship opportunities for students.

Kerbside Gourmet

 

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Website: www.kerbsidegourmet.com
Contact: [email protected]kerbsidegourmet.com | 9298 4888

Touted as Asia’s first ever gourmet food truck with a social vision, Kerbside Gourmet rolls out soul food on wheels – think Bak Chor Mee Hotdog, Aussie Beetroot Burger and Cauliflower Fried Rice. Running on a ‘Buy A Meal, Give A Meal’ basis, the nomadic startup teams up with volunteer welfare organisations to deliver food to needy families with every meal purchased. The catch? It’s always on the move, but chances are you might be able to spot Kerby at the latest carnivals or music festivals. If all else fails, track the truck via their socials!

BoxGreen

 

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Website: www.boxgreen.co
Contact: [email protected] | 9771 6648

The next time you feel like gorging on junk food, grab some healthy munchies at BoxGreen instead. At just $19.90, this subscription-based platform sends packs of nutritionist-approved treats straight to your doorstep on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis; or you can choose to purchase individual bundles at their online shop. More reason to feel good about snacking? For every box delivered, part of their proceeds goes towards providing meals for the less privileged. Giving back to a cause has never been easier!

This article was adapted from the October 2017 issue of Teenage.

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You'll Get Spooked For Halloween With These Mobile Apps

16 Oct 2017 by Bryan Yeong

With the annual fright night creeping around the corner, get into the Halloween spirit with these spooktacular apps.

For Freaky Filters 

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#1 Halloween Makeup Makeover – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store

#2 SNOW – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store

#3 The Walking Dead: Dead Yourself – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store 

Ditch your go-to flower crown filters and slap on some terrifying lenses for that serious scare factor. Get ‘dolled’ up like Annabelle with the SNOW app or be ‘zombified’ by The Walking Dead’s official app. For the usual suspects of masked murderers and creepy clowns, Halloween Makeup Makeover will also do the trick.

For Horror Games

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#1 Limbo – $5.98, Available on Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store

#2 Spooky House: Pumpkin Crush – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store

#3 Shoot The Zombirds – $1.48, Available on Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store

For the horror buffs, these fear-inducing games are also worthy of a download. Destroy zombirds in a classic shooter game, clear levels by crushing pumpkins in Candy Crush fashion, or wander into a dark world of Limbo in search for a lost girl. These will keep you occupied for hours on end, but just make sure you’re not alone in the dark while playing them…

For Scare Thrills

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#1 Ghost Stories – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store

#2 Ghost Detector Radar – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store

#3 Ghost Lens – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store 

Home alone and stuck with door-answering duties? Scare yourself silly with these oh-so-addictive apps where you’ll be able to kill time by reading up on horror tales, ‘scan’ your surroundings for possible spirits lurking around, or add a chilling effect to your camera roll just for kicks. And hey, even if you can’t find the joy in scaring yourself – at least you’ll have some laughs when you prank your friends with the eerie results!

For Halloween Fun

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#1 Spooky Makeover – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store

#2 Halloween Voice Changer – Free, available on Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store

#3 Pumpkin Pal – $2.98, Available on Apple iTunes Store

What better way to get into the black and orange celebratory mood than with some good ol’ Halloween fun? While pumpkin carvings are a rare sight here as compared to our Western counterparts, you’ll be able to carve your very own virtual jack-o’-lantern with Pumpkin Pal. Elsewhere, enjoy warping your voice clips for cheap thrills or glamourise your avatar with Halloween-themed makeup in anticipation for that upcoming party. Happy Halloween!

This article was adapted from the October 2017 issue of Teenage. 

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