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Weekly Picks: Singapore (10 – 16 December 2018)

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Playfreely presents Invisible Bodies by Playfreely – a new music initiative by The Observatory, at the Projector, 12 – 14 December, 7:30pm

Playfreely returns with Invisible Bodies — a miasmic surge of rhythms, trance and the unseen, an undertow of currents within fermented identities. Featuring a robust lineup across 3 nights of genre pushing, discipline-bending musicians, Invisible Bodies will tease, interrogate and conjure the diabolical, pushing to a point where boundaries coalesce and the present itself, becomes the invisible. Find out more here.

Postcards From The Past: A Vocal Recital by Dennis Lin Junhong/Lee Kah Hong Bernard, at The Arts House Living Room, 15 December, 7:30pm

Travel back in time to evoke those memories that made all our childhood special. Relive the long-forgotten experiences of a child’s naivety, a toddler’s playfulness and a teen’s angst through our selection of art songs and crossover pieces. Also, on this trip down memory lane enjoy the sprinkle of stardust on the Christmas festivity with a special performance by The Singing Circle.

 

Workshops

Open Code Workshops at P7:1SMA: BUAIAN by Hasyimah Harith & Farhanah Diyanah (FD), 8 December, 8pm

Beginner Level – Ladies Only

Through November and December, P7:1SMA opens a series of workshops by its associate artists. P7:1SMA x -wright Assembly presents Buaian, a space where dance x Malay proverbs meet. Learn the basics of Asli Kuala Deli, a Malay dance form. Then, let’s get curious, play and move with text! Find out more here.

Embedding/Dwelling: writing intimately about performance, a workshop by Corrie Tan, held at soft/WALL/studs, 13 December, 7:30pm

On Thursday evening, Corrie will host us in a session on “Embedding/Dwelling”. In this invitation to dwell, Corrie will begin by sharing a paper presented last month at the Platform Symposium “On Criticism” organised by Royal Holloway at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. This paper was developed from her experience as critic-in-residence for the Southernmost Festival. As a parallel case study to this paper, we will also be reading Maddy Costa’s proposition “The Critic as Insider” (2016). There will also be a small writing exercise to embed us in this session, so bring your writing materials.

More information here.

Weekly Picks Singapore 10 16 December 2018

Workshops by Anadigi Sound Lab, 15 – 16 Dec, Anadigi Sound Lab

The Drum Clinic (16 Dec, 4:30pm) is presented by Anadigi Sound Lab. Anadigi’s resident drummer Raf Soundwalker will be hosting a drum clinic which will cover what you want to learn – from drum techniques, groove works, to effective practice habits on the drum pad and kit. Join us for a tailored clinic session, guided practice, and dinner + jam in the evening! Open to drummers of all levels. More inf0rmation here.

Let’s Record: A community workshop on Acoustic Guitar Recording (15 Dec, 3pm) is presented by Have you Hertz, in collaboration with Anadigi Sound Lab. This workshop is open to audio engineers, recording enthusiasts, and anyone doing home recording or wishing to learn something about recording techniques. Find out more here.

 

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