This thought-provoking production examines the aftermath of colonialism, such as the prejudices and social hierarchies that have been left behind. How do these affect its people and their identity? Based on an original idea by theatre practitioner Sharon Frese, Miss British will have elements of theatre, dance and video installations.
Tickets cost $35, and has free seating.
The Studios 2019: Miss British By The Art of Strangers
4 – 7 April
Esplanade Theatre Studios, 1 Esplanade Dr 038981
Whether you are an enthusiast or are looking to add to your collection, the Singapore Ink Show 2019 pays homage to the artistry of local and international tattoo artists. This is where you can marvel in the craft of these mavens, where you can get inspiration for your next piece and suss out the newest trends. Check out the competition during the event to see which artists’ work reign supreme.
Tickets cost upwards of $30, and can be purchased via Sistic.
Singapore Ink Show
5 – 7 April
Suntec Convention Centre, Suntec City Level 4, Hall 403 1 Raffles Blvd 039593
Go on a Date with SAM and get intimate with the folks behind the first installment of the SAM Mini Mobile Museum. The sessions will feature Rodel Tapaya, the artist behind May Tainga ang Lupa (The Land Has Ears). Find out more about the artwork and the process, with a short hands-on session at the end. Don’t miss it!
A Date With SAM
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tampines Regional Library, 1 Tampines Walk #02-01 Our Tampines Hub 528523
Hosted by kult kafeé and The Frank Food Market, this special edition of the monthly market at Loewen Gardens should not be missed! Shop for a range of items, from honey and olive oils, to kids clothes, baskets and much more. Join the event to support local producers, sustainable and health-conscious vendors while grooving along to The Gonza and friends.
Sunday on the Hill x The Frank Food Market
3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Rd 228120
One of Singapore’s most anticipated vintage shopping events is back at Journey East, featuring vintage collectibles ranging from nostalgic decor to fashion from hand-picked boutiques across the island. Don’t miss the chance to purchase items from A Vintage Tale, eelloo and Izzy Lamp at this vintage shopping extravaganza!
And just like the days of old, bring cash to pay for your items.
The first wine and bar concept, Le Bon Funk, celebrates its one-year anniversary this April! Feast on delectable plates of ndjua-stuffed chicken wings and fried mortadella sandwiches by Chefs Keirin and Jonathan Tam. Complement your meal with wines that are sure to round off your meal. This first-come, first-served celebratory event is not to be missed!
Le Bon Funk Turns One!
From 2 p.m. onwards
29 Club St 069414
Want to purchase some affordable artwork? Check out the Actually Affordable Artist Market at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club! For the third time running, this event offers an alternative platform for local and regional based artists to connect with like-minded folks.
Enjoy hearty roasts, great tunes and good vibes along the way – payments can only be made via cash, or as stipulated by the artist.
Chicky & Olive invites parents to one of two Open Houses (this Saturday and next), where you’ll learn to play and play to learn. This one-of-a-kind trilingual preschool (covering French, English and Mandarin) aims to teach children to explore and develop an understanding of themselves, the people and world around them through play.
Don’t miss this chance to learn about the Chicky & Olive experience at its charming location in Seragoon Gardens! Read more about what makes this boutique school special here.
Chicky & Olive Open House
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
45 Burgley Drive #01-02/03 559022
Explore one of the most significant Chinese painters in the 20th century, Wu Guanzhong’s (1919–2010) renowned work and fusion between Chinese ink and Western modernism, and his literary writings in a reading session at the National Gallery. The session will delve into the thoughts and impressions the prolific painter had through his writing with a selection of works, concluding with a discussion on the readings with the exhibition’s curator.
Wu Guanzhong: Expressions of Pen and Palette
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Wu Guanzhong Gallery, City Hall Wing, Level 4, 1 St Andrew’s Rd 178957
If you love to craft, then come on down to the MakerHive’s Meet the Crafters event, where you’ll get to network and meet amazing artists – you might even get the chance to learn valuable skills and insights from amazing crafters from SOAMI, Hides and Thread, We Told You Sew and many more.
Meet the Crafters
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MakerHive Singapore, 1 Kallang Junction #06-01 339263
By Melodi Ghui, 1 April 2019
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