Insider’s Guide

Published on 3 March 2015

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.

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Tues 10 Mar – Sun 15 Mar
11am – 10pm daily
99 Beach Road
Admission is Free

If you love all things designer, listen up. SINGAPLURAL is back for a 4th edition with a diverse spectrum from Architectural design to Fashion. Enthusiasts can look forward to an inspirational selection of creative talks, studio tours and contemporary design exhibitions.

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Thurs 5 Mar, 7.30pm
Council Room, The Arts House
$15 (Standard), $10 (Concession for students, senior citizens and NSFs)

A survivor of the American prison system, charismatic Cambodian tattoo artist and poet Kosal Khiev shares how you can transform poetry to performance by reaching into your memories, feelings and imagination.

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Till 8 Mar, Various Timings
The Projector (#05-00, Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road)
Entry by Donation

Bet you didn’t know we had this many short films in Singapore. No less than 145 films will be screened over 7 days at The Projector, the way cool independent cinema housed on Beach Road.

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Thurs 5 – Sat 14 Mar
Tue – Fri (3pm & 8pm) | Sat & Sun (3pm)
Drama Centre Singapore
$49, $59, $69

Here’s another chance to catch theatre director Goh Boon Teck’s fascinating account of this mother’s life, from kampong girl to Hokkien Opera star. Performed in Mandarin with a colorful mix of dialects, Titoudao is a moving tribute to street opera.

 

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Sat 14 – Sun 29 Mar, Various Timings
Various Place in Joo Chiat
$25 per person

Every nosy neighbour’s dream comes true in this not-to-be-missed art walkabout – OH! Open House Joo Chiat takes you behind closed doors into homes and establishments of this colorful enclave. It’s a heritage walk with one-of-a-kind art installations plonked in for good measure.

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