Insider’s Guide Issue 21
Published on 21 July 2015
ALIWAL ARTS NIGHT CRAWL: DON’T GIVE FACE
Sat 25 July, 5pm-late
Kampong Gelam, Aliwal Arts Centre
Crawl through the historic Kampong Gelam area for a night of free performances loosely inspired by the mask culture of Singapore. Word Forward, RSCLS and an art market by The Local People will be on hand to help you explore more about the arts in the most unexpected of places.
THE NEON COLLECTIVE PRESENTS AN INTIMATE EVENING
Fri 31 July, 6pm-10pm
Afterwit SG, 778 North Bridge Road
Experts from Singapore’s music industry such as Danny Loong (Timbre Music) and Syaheed (The Bedsty Group) kickoff this intimate session that aims to help homegrown musicians navigate the challenges of the Singapore Music Industry. Includes performances by Jaime Wong and Ciao Turtle, plus a panel discussion with veteran musician Daniel Sassoon (In Each Hand a Cutlass) and Kevin Lester (THELIONCITYBOY).
ART DAY OUT! – A GILLMAN BARRACKS SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE
Sat 25 July, 11am – 8pm
Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road
The July edition of the Barrack’s Art After Dark series is getting a little more sunshine, allowing visitors to explore the galleries just a little bit more! Pop into the studios of Artist-in-Residence like Bani Hykal, Yason Banal and Jeremy Sharma at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, or simply indulge in film screenings and debates held throughout the day.
SINGAPORE STORIES: THEN, NOW, TOMORROW
Till 4 Oct, 10am – 7pm
Art Science Museum
Relive 170 years of history, dating back to 15 July 1845, through the lens of Singapore’s oldest English-language daily newspaper. This one-of-a-kind interactive exhibition will feature never before seen artefacts that tell the tale of both iconic and lesser-known points of our nation’s history.
NATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL
24 – 26 July, Various Timings
Various Venues (Including Lasalle College of the Arts, Gardens by the Bay)
Celebrate the love and art of poetry with poets and enthusiasts alike in this multilingual, multicultural and multi-generation festival that’s filled with readings, workshops and lectures from some of Singapore’s foremost advocates of the poetry scene.