S.E.A. Focus returns for its second edition with 20 leading galleries from Singapore and around the world. Featuring 35 artists based in or connected to Southeast Asia (with over half born before 1985), it builds on its mission to showcase contemporary art from Southeast Asia, providing a platform to foster greater appreciation and engagement with the art and artists from the region. Tickets from $10.
There is not a day that goes by without heartbreaking news from Australia. Do your part at this party and aution to raise funds that will support foundations that are combatting the bushfires there.
Revenue from tickets and bars sales at the event will go to The Rural Fire Service Port, Macquarie Koala Hospital, Koalas In Care, WIRES, RSPCA, Aussie Ark, The Australian WWF and The Salvation Army. Entry ticket at $55.
This vibrant flagship night-time open house event by Gillman Barracks is a heady combination of stimulating visual art and electrifying live music. With new exhibitions and programmes, the entire precinct will open its doors from 7 pm till late in Singapore’s very own visual arts cluster. Free admission.
Bring in the new year at a beachside cafe without the beach! Mediterranean soul, beachside vibe, fresh flavours with fresh produce – that’s what Summerlong at Robertson Quay will offer on the day, alongside an exclusive Four Course Vegan Menu. Yum! Part of all proceeds from this event will go to WIRES to help wildlife suffering from the Australia bushfires. Tickets at $76.51.
It’s time again for hip-hop heads to gather for Jazzy Jeff’s boomin’ and shakin’ session in SG! From working alongside the iconic Fresh Prince (of Bel-Air, in case it’s not obvious), winning Grammy awards to receiving praises from renowned rap artists such as Eminem, Kanye West and Busta Rhymes, DJ Jazzy Jeff shows how his expansive talents stand against the music evolution’s test of time. Are you down to be a part of a celebration of hip-hop music? Tickets from $28.
Take a break from the first two weeks of the new school year and have a blast at this popular flea and food festival with more than 50 F&B booths and over 150 retail brands! Besides food, movies and LOTS of shopping, your kids can also look forward to plenty of fun and exciting activities such as face-painting, bouncy castles and more. At the same time, be serenaded by SG’s homegrown talents as they perform the most popular hits from the past decade.
763,100 tonnes of food waste was generated in 2019, accounting for 10% of the total waste generated in Singapore. In this workshop, you will learn how to reduce your environmental impact by upcycling fruit waste into non-toxic multi-purpose cleaning solutions for your home and garden. The bottle of eco enzyme you’ll be bringing home is a good start towards a healthy waste-free lifestyle. Do bring your own wide-mouth bottle or containers. Tickets at $12.
Subculture takes centre stage once again at the seventh edition of Aliwal Urban Art Festival as artists from the periphery gather at Aliwal Arts Centre in a radical showcase of visual art, alternative music, dance performances, and skateboarding that confronts you with the question “What if”. What if art is taken to the streets? What if performances go beyond the norm? What if you can be a part of art? Ignite your curiosity with unconventional creativity in this celebration of urban art and youth subculture. Free admission.
Here’s your chance to learn to make delicious plant-based food baked in an ancient, time-honoured way. This fun hands-on family-friendly adventure will see you preparing margheritta pizzas in an earth oven that doesn’t use gas or electricity. How is it done? You’ll have to find out for yourself! Tickets at $60.
Earth Oven Pizza Workshop by Ground-Up Initiative (GUI)
9 am to 12 pm
Kampung Kampus, 91 Lorong Chencharu, 769201
MAX has been labeled by Billboard as a top pop star to watch and a “Young Pop-God” by GQ. Born in New York City, the multi hyphenate artist, actor and dancer has toured the world multiple times over, been featured in a Dolce and Gabbana campaign with Madonna, and starred in critically acclaimed films and television shows. His 2016 full-length album Hell’s Kitchen Angel contains the hit single “Lights Down Low”, which generated half a billion streams globally! Tickets at $60.
If you’re at Gardens by the Bay this weekend, drop by the Bayfront Pop-up Market to shop for unique Chinese New Year goodies. They’ve got women’s accessories and jewellery, oriental fashion for all ages, exquisite crystal and ornaments, handmade Chinese lanterns, and even miniature auspicious plants for your home. Free admission.
Spend your Sunday at an uber-chic poolside bar with lush turfs and chill under the stars as you enjoy some hip-hop, R&B, Latin and Dancehall beats and booze! $15 at the door or contact 8657 5662 to get your tickets at $10.
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By Muneerah Bee, January 2020 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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