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13 – 19 Nov 2017: Singapore

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Dreamseeds Arts Fest by Club Rainbow, 18 – 25 Nov, *SCAPE

An initiative by Club Rainbow (Singapore), Dreamseeds Arts Fest 2017 is a multi-experiential arts festival headlined by the non-profit organisation’s beneficiaries. Dreamseeds Arts Fest is an open-to-public inclusive arts platform that offers beneficiaries the opportunity to realise their creative potential and connect with a greater audience through the practice of art. Beneficiaries will be showcase their creative pursuits at this event that include five key events; a visual arts exhibition, performing arts concert, film screening, creative workshops and an arts market. More information.

Affordable Art Fair Singapore Autumn 2017, F1 Pit Building, 17 – 19 Nov 2017

All set to turn the city pink for its eighth Autumn Edition, the fair will be offering a fresh plethora of local, regional and international talents featuring over 65 galleries and showcasing a wide range of contemporary art all priced between $100 to $15,000 with 75% of the art offered at under $7,500. Offering hands on advice, and educational guidance to all newbie art lovers as well as established art collectors, the Affordable Art Fair is defined by making art accessible and as welcoming as possible, throwing art elitism out of the window, and ensuring that everyone can fall in love with art. More information.

Dastak – A Hindi Theatre Festival (with English surtitles), Goodman Arts Centre, 16 – 19 Nov, various timings

After a hugely successful first year in 2016, Singapore’s only Hindi Theatre Festival comes back for a second edition. Here’s DASTAK in a nutshell: 10 Hindi playlets for the cost of one, with English surtitles, 10 different stories, 10 different directors, a cast and crew of 70 who have put all this together, and DASTAK Special: A non-ticketed 30-min musical street theatre performance – DASTAK NUKKAD – every day from 16-19 Nov at 7 pm, before the series of playlets. More information.

Journey 2: The Pulse by Nadi Singapura

Journey 2: The Pulse will feature homegrown talents from Nadi Singapura, with guest performers from ITE College Central’s Batidas Centro and ITE College East’s Soul Percussion. Cast members will work under the music direction of Mr Riduan Zalani (Artistic Director, Nadi Singapura Ltd) together with Mr Alhafiz Jamat and Mr Ismahairie Putra Ishak from Singapore’s premiere instrumental ensemble, OrkeStar Trio. The cast are also trained by dance choreographer, Mr Nizarfauzi Norlie (Nadi Singapura / SRIWANA), silat artist and choreographer, Mr Fareed Sallim (Keluarga Besar Pewaris Pusaka Karuhun/ Som Said Sri Warisan Performing Arts Ltd) and dramaturge Ms Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit. Journey 2: The Pulse is directed by Mr Riduan Zalani and co-produced with Mr Yaziz Hassan. Made possible with the support of the National Arts Council (NAC) and Arts Fund. More information.

Things to do in Singapore

liTHE 2017 by T.H.E Dance Company, SOTA Studio Theatre, 16 – 18 Nov

The sixth iteration of T.H.E Second Company’s annual liTHE production spotlights the choreographic talents of Second Company’s alumni, Anthea Seah, Goh Shou Yi, and Marcus Foo, three Singaporean artists who have carved striking paths in our local contemporary dance scene and abroad. They create three brand new works for 21 dancers from T.H.E Second Company – our semi-professional youth wing that nurtures talented young dancers through performances, collaborations, residencies and professional-level training. More information.

 

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