Insider’s Guide Issue 37

Published on 1 March 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.

I Light Marina Bay

4-27 Mar, 7.30pm-11pm
(extended till 12 midnight on Fri & Sat)
Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

Let there be light — without excessively wasting the Earth’s resources. That’s the motto of I Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival. This year’s edition sees more than 20 innovative and sustainable light art installations from Singapore and around the world, accompanied by boat tours, eclectic performances, artist workshops and more.


London Sinfonietta With Steve Reich

The Esplanade Co Ltd — Spectrum
17 Mar, 7.30pm
$38, $58, $78
Esplanade Concert Hall

A key pioneer of minimalism in music and hailed “the most original musical thinker of our time”, living legend Steve Reich makes his way to Singapore with the London Sinfonietta to perform his celebrated Clapping Music and Music for 18 Musicians, Electric Counterpoint for the electric guitar and tape, and Radio Rewrite, inspired by the music of Radiohead


Arts in Your Neighbourhood

National Arts Council
10 – 27 Mar, Various Times
Various Locations

The Arts in Your Neighbourhood programme provides an enriching arts experience at one’s doorstep. It is a series comprising interactive arts programmes by established artists and arts groups held at various spaces across the island.

Look out for a myriad of Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Literary Arts and Theatre programmes, in addition to many other exciting programmes this November!

Arts for All is an initiative by The National Arts Council to promote self-expression, creativity and bonding through the arts by bringing it to where people live, work and play.


Rail Collidoscope presented by Noise Singapore x Lush 99.5FM

Noise Singapore x Lush 99.5FM
19 Mar, 12pm to 6pm

Rail Corridor Art Space

Noise Singapore and Lush 99.5FM present RAIL COLLIDOSCOPE on 19 March, 12pm – 6pm, at The Rail Corridor Art Space. We’ve planned a great big goodbye at this final event at the Rail Corridor Art Space before it closes for upgrading works. Join us and chill alongside street foods, craft beers, live street art jams and an awesome line-up of local music acts..


Repertory Platform (R.e.P) 2016

RAW Moves Ltd
17-19 Mar, 8pm
$22, $23, $28
Goodman Arts Centre Black Box

After six weeks of collaboration with RAW Moves dancers, artists Joanne Lee and Foo Yun Ying have created a dark double-bill, transforming the performance space into a boxing ring and turning everyday struggles into choreography. This performance opens the 2016 season of this acclaimed young company.


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