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 From a spectacular Cabaret at Best of British to a showcase of dazzling jewels over cocktails at Mouawad; From a chic, dynamic cooking class at CulinaryON to belly laughs with Comedy Club; From high-adrenaline karting to DJ lessons and studio recording sessions… plus special shows & exciting activities for SC Families... 
Get ready to wrap up May, SC-Style!

Plus updates below on SC’s 50+ handpicked Restaurant Partners, where Members enjoy 30% off the entire table bill, including alcohol…
And for SC Members born in May - special Birthday perks at SC Partner CATO!

NOTE: Please note that the next SC Foodie News will go out the week of May 30th.
(No Newsletter next week, This week’s Newsletter includes some events from next week!).

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Survival Chic (SC) Selects' Newsletter, 17 May 2016
Exclusive SC Birthday Perks - May

Extra Birthday Treats for May-born Members at SC Partner CATO (Until 31 May): Celebrate your Birthday in style, in this gorgeous conservation building where old-world rustic charm meets industrial-chic décor. Savor a carefully curated menu of mains, including the scrumptious Bangkok Lobster Risotto or Seared Barramundi Fillet with homemade curry, while saving a spot for the luscious dessert: Valrhona Warm Pistachio Chocolate Cake… Simply make a reservation by booking here, and flash on arrival your SC Card, as well as a valid ID confirming your May birthday, and SC Members with May birthdays enjoy your choice of EITHER 2 complimentary glasses of Prosecco (at the bar) OR 1 complimentary dessert (at the Restaurant). @SC Partner CATO - Birthday or not ;), SC Members enjoy 30% off the entire table bill, including alcohol

SC Tips of the Week
Mouawad Boutique - ‘Summer Collection Showcase’ Cocktail - Complimentary invites for SC Members (26 May): Since 1890, Mouawad has been designing and producing the world's most exquisite jewelry of unsurpassed beauty for royalty, celebrities and A-list stars. Steeped in rich traditions with a family history of masterful jewelry design and Swiss watch-making excellence, the Mouawad brand is synonymous with luxury and refinement. Come discover their Spring Inspired jewellery collection during an exclusive event. Canapés and wine will be served, as well as special theme dessert spread, and a caricature artist will be present to draw portraits of the guests! With Mouawad, @Palais Renaissance, 6.30PM. Complimentary pair of invites for 4 SC Chicsters to RSVP to SC. More info here.
Chateau Asia - not-to-miss events for the SC Wine Enthusiasts (20 May & 28 May): Longstanding SC Partner Chateau Asia has 2 exciting evenings in store...

Chateauneuf du Pape - Exclusive Tasting with the winemaker (20 May): Domaine Alain Jaume. You will taste 5 wines, most of them rated by Robert Parker >90 pts. On top of that, the winemaker Christophe Jaume himself will host the tasting and share his passion and knowledge with you! With SC Partner Chateau Asia @SC Partner Absinthe, 6-8PM. Special price of $58 for SC Members who RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.

Private dinner to discover Chateau Durfort Vivens, Margaux, 2nd Growth at Flutes (28 May): Don’t miss this chance to sit down to dinner with the director of this excellent chateau and hear the real and fascinating stories behind the making of these wines. You will also taste Chateau Haut Bages Liberal (Bordeaux, Pauillac, 5th Growth) and other exquisite wines! With SC Partner Chateau Asia @Flutes, 7.30-10.30PM. Exclusive price for SC of $178 until 19 May, and special price of $188 for SC Members after that; RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
SC Ambassador Rewards
CulinaryON - Complimentary invites for ‘Dinner in Paris’ for SC Ambassadors (24 May): Sophistication, refinement and flawless taste characterize French cuisine. Whether it's a restaurant in Paris or native countryside house - all dishes are served in a specific order and with finesse. Learn how to do it yourself during a fantastic evening at modern-state-of-the-art cooking studio CulinaryON, the first of its kind in Asia, where pleasure meets learning meets entertainment, guided by top chefs in a fantastic environment. You will cook Salad with Salmon and Passion fruit, Duck with Apples and Chocolate sauce and Millefeuille with Berries. @Favorite SC Event Partner CulinaryON, 7PM. Complimentary pair of ‘Dinner in Paris’ cooking classes (worth $236) for 1 Top SC Ambassador to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
Best of British - West End Dinner & Cabaret Show - Complimentary tickets for SC Ambassadors (9 June): The British Club Singapore is presenting more than a week of celebrations under the banner ‘Best of British’, in honor of the 90th birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Enjoy an intimate evening with Star Actress & Singer Emma Dears. Emma has played many leading roles in London’s West End Theatre, including Nancy in Oliver at the London Palladium and Ellen in Miss Saigon at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Come and listen to some of the iconic songs and hear tales from Emma’s times treading the boards of the West End. Dress Code: Smart Casual. With Best of British, @Singapore Turf Club, 7.30PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $150+) for 1 Top SC Ambassador to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
SC Restaurant Partners - Offers, Updates & Events
Welcome New SC Partner 'TFS Private Works' - Urban-chic & Deliciously intimate: While maintaining the same successful philosophy as longtime favorite SC Partner ‘The Flying Squirrel’, new addition ‘TFS Private Works’ offers a different experience, in a cosy urban-chic setting. Giving a modern twist, the concept is as much fun for diners as it is for the creative chefs, who come to present their work (personally!) to the intimate 16-seater sushi bar. Omakase courses also include drink pairings with wine, whisky and signature highballs, to make your dining experience absolutely perfect. For busy foodies with less time to spare, executive lunch sets are also available. @New SC Partner TFS Private Works, SC Members enjoy 30% off the bill, including alcohol, every day.
SC Partner 'A*MUSE Omakase' - No corkage fee for SC Members! (Valid week & weekend): Hidden behind the facade of a house, this sensational private kitchen and dining room evokes an intimate, welcoming atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing, yet classy gathering. Each mid-day & evening, a maximum of 12 discerning foodies will have the chance to sample the incredible omakase menu, which changes every day, conceptualized by Chef Jeremy (who honed his skills at the iconic Iggy’s). Exclusively for SC Members, all week & weekend long, enjoy the ‘no corkage fee’ policy when you bring your own wine to go along with the luscious food, and flash your valid SC Card! On top of this tempting perk, @SC Partner A*MUSE Omakase, SC Members enjoy 30% off the bill, including alcohol, every day
SC Partner 'Senso' - World-Class Wine Dinner - Graziano Prà (23 May): This longstanding SC favorite is one of the classiest places in the city for an elegant business lunch, a romantic Italian dinner on trendy Club Street, or a sumptuous Al fresco Brunch with free-flow prosecco on Sundays! Celebrate the delicious Italian culinary heritage by indulging in this upcoming, specially curated 5-course dinner paired with distinguished wines from Graziano Prà -- one of the very few world-class winemakers that produce superior Soave, Valpolicella and Amarone wines (hosted by Diego Corradi.)@SC Partner Senso, 7PM. More info & booking here. In case you can’t make it for this special event, visit Senso on any other day and SC Members enjoy 30% off the bill, including alcohol, every day.
SC Partner 'MUSEO' - Art meets Dining - Wine of the Month (until 31 May): Conceived through the marriage of art and fine-dining, Museo caters to aesthetically tasteful individuals who possess delicate appreciation for an innovative range of casual fine-dining concept dishes in an ambience of ingenious interior settings within the restaurant. Museo presents an eclectic menu of modern fusion mezzanine, desserts, well-curated range of wine, and cocktails masterfully concocted by an Asian cocktail champion. Also exclusively for the month of May, choose between these 2 wines of the month: Domaine Christian Moreau Chablis or Shateu La Croix La Bastienne at just $70++. Even if you can’t make for this wine special, @SC Partner MUSEO, SC Members enjoy 30% off the bill, including alcohol, every day.
SC Partner 'Pepenero' - take your taste buds to Tuscany!: While retaining the traditional essence of Italian cuisine, Pepenero adds a modern touch to your favourite dishes, including quintessentially Roman fare. An ideal setting for lunch with colleagues or clients, pre-dinner drinks and a little something to eat, or a proper meal to unwind with family or friends in the evening. Also - don’t miss their new Alfresco Prosciutto Di Parma Antipasti & Wine Promotion at only $88++ which includes both a Prosciutto Antipasti Planner and a bottle of wine! In case you can’t make it for this special promotion, @SC Partner Pepenero, SC Members enjoy 30% off the bill, including alcohol, every day.
Other Epicurean Delights
While this isn’t an SC Restaurant Partner, we think it has something special…
Wicked Kitchen - Unpretentious Delights - Complimentary mains for SC Members (Until 30 June): This fresh new dining concept is brought to you by the Big O Group. Marrying Eastern and Western touches while retaining traditional local flavours, Wicked Kitchen is a great place to enjoy an unpretentious meal with friends & fellow foodies. For the mains, you can choose between carved roasted ribeye with mushrooms and crispy fries, grilled bacon wrapped chicken with fragrant rice and red wine sauce, and pan fried red snapper fillet with Shitake mash and lemon butter sauce. The special butter peppercorn that comes with the beef steak is homemade specially by Wicked Kitchen’s talented chef. @Wicked Kitchen, Mon-Sun, 11.30AM-9PM. Complimentary pair of A la Carte main courses (worth < $52) for 5 SC foodies to RSVP to SC. More info & booking here.
SC Adventure & Adrenaline
Megazip Adventure Park - Complimentary ‘Dragon Packages’ for SC Members (Until 31 May): Get your adrenaline fix here! SC Members are invited to come discover MegaZip Adventure Park. The package includes all 4 fabulous attractions: ClimbMax, Parajump, NorthFace, and let’s not forget MegaZip, ‘the flight of your life’! You will also benefit from the Express pass: Skip the queues and enjoy an unforgettable day of sensations! @MegaZip Adventure Park, during opening hours. Complimentary pair of ‘Dragon Packages’ (worth $170) for 2 SC Adventure-lovers to RSVP to SC! More info and ticketing here.
KF1 Karting - Complimentary kart sessions for SC Members (Until 30 June): KF1 Karting circuit management team takes pride in being Singapore's best karting track! The track designed is simply a work of art, a 960-meter-long facility that welcomes hundreds of racers and kart fanatics. One of the key features of the track is its ability be converted into 2 smaller track configurations that run simultaneously. On top of all the adrenaline rushes, modern amenities make the environment perfect for drivers to have a ‘racing good’ time. With KF1 Karting, @Singapore Turf Club, Tue-Sun during opening hours (including peak & non-peak hours). Complimentary pair of kart sessions (worth < $70) for 5 lucky SC Members to RSVP to SC. Driving license not required, minimum height requirement: 155cm. More info & booking here.
SC Theatre, Comedy & Dance
Comedy Club - The Latecomers - IMPROV - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (19 May): Talk Cock Comedy is Singapore’s Original stand up comedy open mic night, fostering the Singapore comedy stars of the future. They are doing something very special this Wednesday, welcoming another comedy genre to their stage, IMPROV! The Singapore based improv troupe, The Latecomers, will be putting on an improv show a la ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’, full of jokes, songs and -- you guessed it -- improvised humor! With longstanding Partner Comedy Club, @Blu Jaz Café, 8.30PM. Complimentary pair of tickets for 5 SC Comedy lovers to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
Stage Heroes - 'Le Jeu de l'Amour et du Hasard' - in French - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (19-21 May): In this play with brilliant dialogues, Marivaux plays with relationships and interrogates status quo. Silvia, a young woman is visited by her betrothed, Dorante, whom she does not know. To get a better idea of the type of person he is, she trades places with her servant and disguises herself. However, unbeknownst to her, her fiancé has the same idea and trades places with his valet. Hilarious quiproquos and complications occur thanks to this double mask game. Characters acts until they lose themselves in this game of chance… With Stage Heroes, @Alliance Française de Singapour, at 8PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $80) for 2 SC Members to RSVP to SC (please specify your preferred date). Please note that the show is in French. More info and ticketing here.
Maya Dance Theatre - ‘RESIST, RESURGE: TRACES OF HOPE’ - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (19-21 May): This very physical, emotional contemporary dance theatre piece explores the passion and frustration behind stereotyping bodies, ethnicity, and the power of politicizing race. Forged from an eclectic body of expressions, working through nuances of Bharatha Natyam and contemporary dance; choreographers Olivier and Kavitha go beyond forms to pose essential questions on gender equality and stereotyping. Prepare to be wowed by 'RESIST, RESURGE: TRACES OF HOPE' (World Premier). With longstanding SC Event Partner Maya Dance Theatre @Drama Center, Blackbox, 8.30PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $56) for 1 SC Culture Vulture to RSVP to SC (please specify your preferred date). More info & ticketing here.
Comedy Club - Merry May Show - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (28 May): The Comedy Club presents the Merry May Show, featuring comics from Canada, India and Australia! Ron Josol (CAN), is a rapid fire comic painting accurate scenarios from his walks in everyday life. Azeem Banatwalla (IND), is the proverbial jack of all trades, and master of puns. As a stand-up artist, he’s one of India’s best. And Yianni (AUS), is a headliner all around the world with a mind as sharp as a ginsu blade. They will be doing their full sets, accompanied by a local host. With longstanding Partner Comedy Club, @Hollandse Club, 8.30PM. Complimentary pairs of tickets (worth $100) for 5 SC Comedy lovers to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
SC Family - Entertainment & Music-Making
ACT 3 International Festival - Complimentary tickets for SC Families for ‘Awake’ show (2 June): The ultimate aim of this festival is to give young audiences a unique and memorable experience that is different from broad-based children’s entertainment to enrich their lives through Arts and Culture. For this festival, ACT 3 International worked with renowned and emerging children’s theatre companies that are exploratory in nature and who are ever ready to challenge pre-conceptions. Bringing you a musical experience of sorts – the Awake LOVE Orchestra musicians will sing, play instruments and harmonise in a fusion of melodies, magic and passion (recommended for kids of 4 years old and above). With ACT 3 International, @Drama Theatre, 10AM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $82) for 1 lucky SC Member to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
Singapore Dance Theatre -  'Peter & Blue Go around the World' - Complimentary tickets for SC Families (2-5 June): Wondering where to bring the kids during this school holiday? Why not join us for Peter & Blue, an hour-long annual ballet sell-out specially created for children? Personally narrated by Artistic Director, Janek Schergen, Peter & Blue Go Around The World tells the story of the ever-inquisitive trio - Peter, his dog Blue and his cat Calico, embarking on a magical adventure traversing continents in a magic boat that takes them anywhere around the world and back. Along with meet-the-characters, photo-taking session and balloon sculpting, this is a perfect family outing not to be missed! With the Singapore Dance Theatre, @The Singapore Airlines Theatre, 2 or 3 June at 11AM & 2PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $62) for 2 SC Members to RSVP to SC (please specify your preferred date & time). More info & ticketing here.
Get Drumming - Dynamic Beatbox Classes for beginners - Complimentary for SC Members or their families (until 31 May): Ready to relax, unwind, kick back, and create music with some unique beats? Learn how to produce complete and impressive drum beats, without buying a drum kit or a drum set! In this course with the Asia Beatbox Championships Judge Charles Stitch Wong himself, passion is all you need - even if you have no musical background, you'll learn the keys to creating and producing your own rhythm. The apparent complexity of the art form is broken down into simple, bite size chunks, making it fun, easy, and satisfying. With AdventMusicComplimentary beatbox 1 hour class (worth 90$) @Citimac Complex for 5 Music-loving SC Members to RSVP to SC. More info & booking here.
Ministry of DJs - Complimentary for SC Aspiring DJ’s - all levels and ages welcome (Until 30 June): Are you a music-lover? Do you enjoy participating in festive occasions, or just knowing how to set the mood in any situation? Learn how to DJ right in a relaxed environment where your own style, ideas and goals matter most. Whether it’s a passion or a hobby, and no matter your current level, honing your skills will allow you share the music you love in your own favorite settings, and beyond. The instructors are prominent DJs in the industry, with many years of experience of entertaining and rocking the dance floor. This fun 30-minute class includes a short demonstration, explanation on beat matching techniques, and a hands-on overview of the basic techniques. With Ministry of DJs @Claymore, weekdays after 5PM. Complimentary class (worth $90) for 4 SC Members (or their children) via RSVP to SC. More info here.
Glee studios - Complimentary Recording Studio Session for SC Music-lovers - (Until 31 July): Get the chance to work and mix around with music enthusiasts all around Singapore. Learn a series of skills associated with singing, dancing and acting! This is what performing is about! And this is what they do at Glee Studios. Have you ever dreamt of being a singer? It’s high time you enjoy a proper recording studio session! You will be able to record your own music and sing in a professional recording studio. With Glee Studios, @MADDspace by Singapore Show Choir Academy, by booking in advance. Complimentary 30-minute Recording Studio Sessions (worth $100) for 10 SC Stars (Members or their teenage children) to RSVP to SC. More info here.
SC Beauty & Relaxation
Aesthetics & Beauty - Complimentary Giveaways for SC Members: Aesthetics & Beauty is the essential 'head to toe' guide for all your beauty concerns, gleaning insights from celebrities, make-up artists, beauty gurus, doctors, beauty bloggers, wellness and nutrition experts. Published every quarter, Aesthetics & Beauty answers the burning questions of discerning, beauty-conscious consumers. Don’t miss the latest reviews of treatments and beauty products that will keep you looking great and feeling fabulous! This month, discover Covermark's new skincare range, which helps skin renew and repair itself! Fight dullness, discoloration, lines and other early signs of ageing. With SC Partner Mapletree MediaComplimentary Covermark Cell Advanced Cream (worth $130) for 4 gorgeous SC Ladies to RSVP to SC. More info here. (Please note that pickup is in Geylang).
PS: For more insider beauty tips, like Aesthetics and Beauty Facebook page here.
SC Arts & Culture
Opening night - The art of using Chinese Ink (19 May): Known as highly versatile, this artist is at ease with a range of media including acrylic, mixed media, collages, assemblages and sculptures. But it is one particular medium which has captivated his heart and where he has made his mark — the medium of Chinese ink. In Central Singapore, 7-9PM. Free with limited invite: RSVP to SC.
VIP Opening - Print & Paper works (20 May): 40 works that illustrate the depth of this Indonesian artist’s explorations in print & paper. Known for his wildly imaginative installations and strong visual commentaries on sociopolitical issues and human behaviour, humor and satire are associated with his fantastical hybrid characters and pop culture motifs. In Central Singapore, 6.30PM. Free with limited invite: RSVP to SC.
Japanese Festival at Esplanade - Art, food, games, & fun for all ages (20-22 May): Enjoy an exciting traditional Japanese festival atmosphere, including games & foods, along Marina Bay. Play authentic matsuri games like Shateki, Senbonbiki, Yoyo-tsuri, or savour the taste of delicious festival foods including takoyaki, baby castella and okonomiyaki! Ranging from the traditional to the contemporary, the popular to the progressive, as well as special collaborations between Singapore and Japanese artists, the programmes highlight the multitude of expressions that make this country so culturally diverse and fascinating at every turn. @The Esplanade, Fri 5-10PM & Sat-Sun 3-10PM. Free admission. More info here.

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