July Happenings

Thursday, 4 July 2013

This film is being screened as part of the the Modern Day Slavery Forum.
Time: 9.30pm
Venue: Screening Room, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Free Admission

Friday, 5 July 2013 to Sunday, 7 July 2013

Muara – Singapore Malay Dance Festival 2013
Join local and regional dance groups for a weekend of colourful traditional and contemporary Malay dances at the Outdoor Theatre.
5 Jul, Fri: 7.30pm – 10pm
6 Jul, Sat: 3pm – 10.30pm
7 Jul, Sun: 3pm – 10pm
Venue: Outdoor Theatre, Esplanade
Free Admission

Wednesday, 10 July to Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Time: 10am – 10pm
Venue: Film Gallery at The Arts House
Free Admission

Saturday, 13 July 2013

MEEPOK MAN (Film Screening)
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Screening Room, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Free Admission

Saturday, 13 July & Sunday, 14 July 2013

Festival of Biodiversity 2013
Time: 10am to 10pm
Venue: VivoCity, Level 1, Central Court B and West Boulevard
Free Admission

Saturday, 13 July & Sunday, 14 July 2013

Classical Music Under The Stars With T’ang Quartet
Enjoy a night at the Supertree Grove, accompanied by Chamber music from T’ang Quartet. Trained in London and Moscow, the Quartet found its genesis when they were still members of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Formed in 1992, they have embarked on a musical journey together, continuing to evolve, surprising and delighting audiences with their innovative dexterity.
Time: 6.45pm to 7.15pm
Venue: Gardens By The Bay, Supertree Grove
Free Admission

Friday, 19 July 2013 to Sunday, 21 July 2013

Lit Up 2013 Progression The Indie Arts Festival
Lit It Up is a ground-up indie arts festival that focuses n a literary-based multidisciplinary approach towards art. It is a platform for both emerging and established artists to showcase and perform new works in edgy and contemporary environment.
Please check their website, http://www.litup.sg/ for more information.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 to Sunday, 28 July 2013

Passionistas is a collaborative photography project with aims to raise awareness of our local passionistas. A passionista is someone who follows his or her passion. Passionistas will feature 15 portraits of Singapore’s passionistas, and the space will also be used to provide a platform for them to share their stories of inspiration and motivation on 27 and 28 July. View previous features of Singapore’s Passionistas and event coverage at: www.collabcollab.com

Exhibition: 24 – 30 Jul | 10am – 8pm
Talks: 27 & 28 Jul | 7.30 – 9.30pm
Venue: Gallery, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Free Admission

Friday, 26 July to Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013

SOTA Arts Festival 2013
Arts Festival 2013 celebrates the Arts as the centre of SOTA’s unique curriculum. The theme,me+ARTmorphosis, outlines SOTA’s journey of evolution as it blazes daring new trails as the nation’s first pre-tertiary Arts institution. The performances and exhibition provide a window to the vibrant curriculum and stimulating programmes enjoyed by SOTA students, and show their personal transformation into creative leaders inspired by the Arts to enrich all dimensions of community.

In celebration of experimentation, expression and discovery, SOTA remains committed to shape each student’s holistic development through their artistic journey.

Admission is free for all events. Click here for the full list of events and ticket registration.

Friday, 26 July 2013

THE DISPLACED @ The Arts House
Time: 6pm to 10pm
Venue: The Arts House

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Special Tour to Ong Sam Leong
Time: 9am to 11.30am

Ong Sam Leong, made his fortune on the island by recruiting “coolies” from Kwantung Province to work on the phosphate mines. John Hunt, author of “Suffering Through Strength” – the story of Christmas Island (1899 – 1948) emphasizing the Chinese coolie experience – will be a guest participant and share some insights of their hardships at the Ong Sam Leong family cluster, where they will end their tour of Hill 3.

This tour is in support of a talk co-organised by the Singapore Heritage Society and Select Books by the author at 3pm the same afternoon at Select Books.

Meeting Place:
Under the large and beautiful, and possibly endangered, rain tree, at the Roundabout after the main gate on your left.

Bukit Brown. More than a cemetery. More than a Chinese cemetery. Discover the heritage and history, while enjoying the habitat. How to get there and handy tips here: http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=1347

Registration: Weekend public tours are FREE. Optimally the group size is 30 participants (15 individuals/guide).

Saturday, 27 July & Sunday, 28 July 2013

Have fun and get fit with Zumba
Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Venue: Gardens By The Bay, Supertree Grove
Free Admission

Saturday, 27 July 2013 to Sunday, 28 July 2013

Singapore Mini Maker Faire
Saturday, 12 noon to 9pm
Sunday, 10am to 6pm
Venue: * SCAPE Warehouse

Saturday, 27 July & Sunday, 28 July 2013


27 July 2013, Saturday, 10am – 8pm
28 July 2013, Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Venue: Sculpture Square (155 Middle Road)
Free Admission

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Green Drinks
Topic: Mosquitoes & Dengue: Eradicating an Environmental Menace
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: TBA
Free Admission