Insider’s Guide Issue 43

Published on 24 May 2016

Many of us love the arts but can’t afford the time or don’t know where to start. Here’s a nifty guide of handpicked events which should give you a good flavour of Singapore’s busy arts scene.

Dance India Asia Pacific 2016

MILAPFEST, APSARAS ARTS
5-12 Jun, Various Times
Various Prices
Goodman Arts Centre

Love Indian dance? Don’t miss this eight-day programme that gathers the best and brightest dance practitioners from India to share their skills through performance, training programmes, workshops, book readings and even film screenings.

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Bornfire Festival 2016

BORNFIRE
3-12 Jun, Various Times
Various prices, includes free programmes
The Esplanade, Kallang Community Club,
and an additional secret location

This festival of circus arts returns for its 10th edition, complete with performances, workshops, talks, games and a myriad of free programmes to help you discover the amazing things attainable by the human body.

 

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Singapore Violin Festival 2016

SINGAPORE VIOLIN FESTIVAL
1-7 Jun, Various times
Various prices, includes free programmes
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

The first Singapore Violin Festival has arrived! In this season of strings, expect free lunchtime concerts, talks and classes from masters of the instrument, and full-fledged recitals by bigwigs of the bow, as well as their specially-selected, intensely-coached young mentees from Singapore and beyond.

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Falling

PANGDEMONIUM
Till 5 Jun, Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm
$30, $40, $45, $50, $55
KC Arts Centre

For Tami and Bill, parenthood is walking on a knife’s edge as they try to bring up angsty Lisa and the severely autistic Josh. Still, they manage, until the arrival of a visitor upsets this precarious balance. Featuring a stellar cast including Adrian Pang, Neo Swee Lin and Tan Kheng Hua.

 

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Act 3i Festival for Children

ACT 3 INTERNATIONAL
24 May – 5 Jun, Various Times
Various Pricing
ION Art Gallery and various venues at the National Library Building

Kids are the focus of this fresh festival, that boasts original theatrical works from Singapore, Italy, Sweden, Argentina, the UK and Canada. Also included: talks for parents and educators, plus a visual-arts programme featuring elements of storytelling, improvisation and even gelato-making.

 

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