This March, get around and explore all the hottest events that Singapore has to offer. Be it uncovering the local literature scene at the Textures: A Weekend with Words festival (in conjunction with #BuySingLit), shopping eco-consciously at the First We Thrift market, or celebrating the new expansion of buzzy nightlife spot NINETEEN80—there’s something for everyone to enjoy even as we navigate the current Covid-19 situation. Stay safe, and remember to wash your hands!
Whisk away into the nooks and crannies of Singapore’s literature and art scene where you’ll explore a wide array of performances, installations, workshops inspired by the written works of our homegrown authors.
Hosting a slew of exciting programmes and exhibitions that put over 150 works of contemporary art at the forefront, this 6th edition of the Singapore Biennale is not to be missed. Quickly approaching its final week, visitors can drop by to check out the running events at the respective venues for free or alternatively, have the opportunity to access the online exhibits with the Virtual Artwork Gallery and pretty soon, on Google Arts & Culture too.
Look at familiar spaces in a new light at the latest edition of Arts In Your Neighbourhood. Be enthralled by the diverse range of commisioned installations, artworks and performances brought to you by the National Art Council this March.
From now till 29 March at participating venues across the Bukit Panjang neighbourhood.
Relive the yesteryear in the hottest nightlife spot in Tanjong Pagar, NINETEEN80. Get down and bust a move, flex your gaming muscle by the old-school arcade machines and have a refreshing sip of a Vodka Ribena cocktail at the upcoming relaunch celebrations.
19 March to 21 March, from 9 pm onwards at NINETEEN80
Cover charge of $18 applies on Friday and Saturday after 9:30 pm. Click here for more information.
Photo: Courtesy of NINETEEN80
Dink presents: Parade
This month, Dink hosts another thematic open mic night capturing a parade of ideas and notions close to the heart, and worth honouring and fighting for. Expect an evening filled with compelling spoken word performances, prose, and a full-on incubation of literary/ visual/ sonic experiments.
19 March 2020, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Blu Jazz Cafe.
$6 entry by the door. Click here for more information.
Photo: Courtesy of Dink
First We Thrift
Looking for some vintage threads or a new addition to your home? Check out the new First We Thrift market that centres around eco-conscious shopping of second-hand goods and clothes.
20 to 22 March 2020, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Youth Park Singapore.
The curators of the 2219: Futures Imagined exhibition, which explores the possible futures of Singapore 200 years from now, have invited several speakers to discuss and examine this potential human capacity in a world where uncertainty and anxiety is prevalent. The panel will share their perspectives on how emotions play a role in helping us map the future.
21 March, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Art Science Museum.
Admission is free on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here for more information.
Singapore Rockfest II
Up for a smashing night? Head down to Singapore Rockfest II for unforgettable live performances by American metal band Trivium, as well as a much anticipated heavy metal set by Grammy award-winning rock legends Slipknot.
24 March, 8 pm onwards at Fort Canning Park.
Tickets now on sale. Click here for more information.
Photo: Mick Hutson / Getty
Yayoi Kusama Exhibition
Yayoi Kusama fans, rejoice! Having captivated local arts and culture enthusiasts back in 2017 at National Gallery Singapore, the artist’s iconic works of art will be returning to Singapore. This time around, Miucciaccia Gallery at Gillman Barracks will feature 28 of her iconic artworks with signature polka-dots and pumpkins, charting way back from the years 1951 to 1981.
From March 27, exhibition is open during gallery hours at Miucciaccia Gallery.