This year’s edition of Art After Dark, which is part of Singapore Art Week, will feature stimulating contemporary art, live music, and F&B pop-ups with the showcase of new exhibitions and exciting programmes. Highlights include include DISINI, the inaugural visual arts festival happening in Gillman Barracks, Transaction of Hollows, a performance by artist Melati Suryodarmo, and the exhibition, SEA STATE 9: Proclamation, featuring new works from Charles Lim’s acclaimed SEA STATE project. Free admission.
26 January 2018, 7pm till late
Gillman Barracks, Blk 9 Lock Rd, Singapore 108937
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Displaced by Ground Cover Theatre tells the story of three female immigrants fleeing to Canada during different points in history, highlighting their struggles to adapt to a new country and its customs while retaining their own traditions. The story is told through movement, original music and text, and is part of the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. Tickets can be purchased on SISTIC.
26-27 January 2018, 8pm,
27-28 January 2018, 3pm
Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
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The Pokémon Run Carnival 2018 is back again! Immerse yourself in the life of a Pokemon trainer, spot various Pokemon characters along the route and overcome challenges in various themed element zones with inflatable obstacles. There will also be a carnival area that’s open to all. Register on the day at the Race Pack Collection area.
27 January 2018, 9am to 9pm
Marina Barrage, 260 Marina Way, Singapore 018976
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Join Hairy Maclary and Friends for canine capers and animal adventures in this fantastic family production filled with live music, singing, colourful costumes and characters such as Hercules Morse, as big as a horse; Bottomley Potts, covered in spots; Schnitzel von Krumm, with the very low tum and Scarface Claw, the toughest tomcat in town. It’s suitable for kids aged 2 and up. The production is part of Kidsfest 2018, and tix are available on SISTIC.
28 January 2018, 10 am, 12 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, 7:15 pm
KC Arts Centre, 11 Unity Street, Singapore 239035
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Usher in the Year of the Dog with 7 weeks of light displays along the streets of Chinatown. The light-up will feature handmade sculptured lanterns of dogs, flowers and greetings. Combining traditions with modern design, visitors will be enthralled by the creativity of the contemporary street light-up design. The lights will be switched on from 7 pm daily.
28 January 2018, 7 pm till late
Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road, South Bridge Road and Garden Bridge
(image: ST Photo- Benjamin Seetor)
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Inspired by the picturesque landscape of Chinese imperial gardens, Dahlia Dreams at Gardens by the Bay welcomes CNY with an elegant display of dahlias, camellias, lagerstroemias and bromeliads in a courtyard garden setting. Auspicious Southern Lions greet visitors as they enter while Chinese guardian lions (also known as “Foo Dogs”) stand guard.
Other highlights include intricate diorama cutouts, exquisite driftwood sculptures and ornamental, dog-shaped topiaries. Bonus: On selected days in February, the God of Fortune will make an appearance in the Flower Dome to spread wealth and prosperity. (link to )
28 January 2018 – 4 March 2018, 9 am – 9 pm
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
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From mouthwatering BBQ and local noodles to freshly shucked oysters and vegan falafels, there’s plenty for every tastebud! Plus sate your shopping appetite with micro scooters, kids crafts and fashion wear, and more! There will also be bouncy castles, face painting and dunk tank fun BYO picnic basket, and pack a towel for the slip n slide! Sign up on the ANZA website to join the celebrations.
28 January 2018 2-6pm
Australian International School, 1 Lor Chuan, Singapore 556818
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By Hazel Vincent De Paul, January 2018
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