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The Orange Production

DESCRIPTION The Necessary Stage presents THE ORANGE PRODUCTION Drip and Whale Fall – A Double-Bill The Orange Production The Orange Production is a collaborative platform featuring young artists working closely with The Necessary Stage under the guidance of Artistic Director,…

VCH ORGAN SERIES – NEW NOTES IN THE PIPELINE

The King of Instruments takes centre stage with new repertoire, original compositions of Singaporean composers Chok Kerong and young contemporaries Chen Zhangyi and Phoon Yu. Disquiet, Chok’s work specially commissioned for the Klais Pipe Organ, will feature organist Margaret Chen…

Open Homes

“Home is where the heart is. The heart to listen, respond, support and engage with the lives of fellow Singaporeans. Only when we hear the differences will we begin to find similarities and understand the other better. We hope Open…

Poetic Justice: Personalising Politics on Screen

Poetic Justice: Personalising Politics on Screen presents a series of contemporary fictional films from Southeast Asia and a panel discussion featuring the filmmakers of the works. Taking the notion of “poetic justice” as a point of departure, the session will…

Akiba Town

We are bringing the Japanese Anime Culture into the heart of Singapore at Orchard Road, Orchard Central! The event will feature official merchandise along with fan artists and cosplayers! We will be releasing more information as we get closer to…

Can We Write About Race? An EBFP Forum

CAN WE WRITE ABOUT RACE? Navigating racial discourse in our Singapore stories From mishandling accents to questionable questions on children’s book covers to the very public online heated exchanges, conversations on race seem pretty tricky to broach in our multi-ethnic…

The Straits Times’ Concert in the Gardens

Jason Lai, conductor Join the SSO and Associate Conductor Jason Lai at the park for an evening of well-loved classics. Make it a day remember, and don’t forget your picnic mat! Supported by The Straits Times Venue Partner Singapore Botanic…

Sungha Jung Live in Singapore 2017

Sungha Jung, the popular Korean guitarist and Youtuber, will be performing live at Kallang Theatre on 22 July 2017. Sungha Jung has been hailed by many guitar lovers and musicians as the finest teenage fingerstyle guitarist in the world. Combining…

SSO LUNCHTIME CONCERT

21 July, 2017 As part of the SPH Gift of Music Series, join the SSO and Associate Conductor Jason Lai for an afternoon of well-loved classics, held at the Victoria Concert Hall. FREE ADMISSION Doors open half an hour before…

Where’s the speficifisfety?

Independent dance artists Lee Ren Xin (Malaysia) and Lee Mun Wai (Singapore) jointly present a new collaborative work, Where’s the speficifisfety?, which zooms in on the micro, the detailed, and the nuanced. The work looks at the space between two…

Pesta Raya: Malay Festival of The Arts

20 – 23 July Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts showcases the best in theatre, dance, and music from the Nusantara (Malay Archipelago). This 16th edition invites you to come celebrate the icons and treasures of a community marked…

O.P.E.N. Films: Thithi By Raam Reddy

14 July In a remote South Indian village, three generations of sons react to the death of Century Gowda, their 101-year-old grandfather. The three storylines intertwine before converging at Century Gowda’s thithi, the final funeral celebration 11 days after a death. Filmed…

Asian Film Focus: Time Machine

12 – 15 July What can film footage from the past say about our future? 19 short films will address this question at Objectifs this July as part of the Asian Film Focus: Time Machine. The programme of screenings and…

Banks – LIVE IN SINGAPORE

The last time we saw Banks was at 2015’s Laneway. Now, the alt-R&B goddess – real name Jillian Banks – is set to grace our shores once again with her heady mix of ‘90s R&B and dark electronica. Claiming to fame with…

Samsui Women: One Brick at a Time

Based on the lives of the Samsui women in Singapore, this puppetry performance is a moving story about friendship and perseverance. Swee Leng, a young girl from China, makes the life-changing decision to run away from China to seek a…

O.P.E.N. Films: The Challenge by Yuri Ancarani

9 July, Get a glimpse into the wild world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs in Italian artist Yuri Ancarani’s eye-opening documentary. Watch as the sheikhs spare no expense in their gilded lives: moonlighting as amateur falconers; racing SUVs over sand dunes;…