What to Do in Singapore

This Week: Digital Film Fiesta, ah5ive

Events - 22 February 2010 10:41 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

This Week: Digital Film Fiesta, ah5ive

Here's a selection of editor's picks on what to do in Singapore this week.


Monday, 22 February


The Making of Yuji Kimura–Margins & Memories

Take in the full extent of Yuji Kimura’s transcendental art as expressed in countless magazines and literary publications, displayed here on a regular rotating basis featuring different themes.

Until April 30, at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Free.

La Vida Screening

Part of the fifth edition of the Spanish Film Festival, La Vida tells the tale of a television reporter and her cameraman who stumbles upon a very long, horrifying, tormenting visual sight during the course of what started off as a routine interview.

Monday only, at the Arts House. Free with registration.

Chinese Melodies Remixed

Jazz up your night with fresh new takes on familiar melodies as Mike Chiang, Jessica Lu, Mei Sheum and Tan Boon Gee injects old classics with new grooves by combining Chinese and Western instruments.

Until Tuesday, at the Esplanade. Free.


Tuesday, 23 February


Confetti In My Eyes

Kristal Melson's first solo exhibition in Singapore showcases a body of work that appeal to our primal instincts by appearing unpretentious, honest and harsh.

Until March 2, at the Arts House. Free.


"C is for Contemporary" Curatorial Series Programme

This talk seeks to clear the air on what can be defined “conceptual art”, discussing the history of the genre, to claims that the form has been exhausted, to its current expanded usage

Tuesday only, at 8Q, SAM.



What begins as a simple affair takes a turn for the complicated in this twisted love triangle that reveals more surprises along the way. If you love your movies convoluted, don’t miss this.

Tuesday only, at the Alliance Francaise. Tickets at $7.20.




Wednesday, 24 February


Classic Living Expo

The mother of all furniture and furnishings fairs is back, just in time for a new year revamp of your house!

Until February 28, at the Singapore Expo. Free admission.

Panasonic Digital Film Fiesta Finalists Screening

Grab this opportunity to watch short films directed by the ten finalists from this prestigious digital filmmakers competition.

Until Thursday, at Sinema Old School. Tickets at $10.


The Boy Who Sees with Stones

What will a boy see if he lives in a world of stone cold darkness? “The Boy Who Sees with Stones” is a “collective musing” project that makes use of live music and sound, multimedia art and animation to evoke worlds of imagination.

Until Thursday, at the Esplanade. Tickets at $30.



Thursday, 25 February


Walk-Way Show

The exhibition showcases the works of 1st and 2nd year NAFA students, demonstrated through various disciplines such as 3D Sculpture, Ceramics, Chinese Ink Painting, Printmaking, Painting, Photography and Drawing.

Until March 5, at NAFA. Free.

Jetset to Spain!

Party the Latino way at a riverside venue replete with free flow booze, delicious tapas, lively performances, pyrotechnics, DJ Ian Blevin spinning sexy Ibiza house beats, luxury giveaways and more.

Thursday only, at Clarke Quay. Free.


ah5ive has been blazing up the local alternative rock scene with their soulful original tracks. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch them live.

Thursday only, at the Esplanade. Free.


Friday, 26 February


'Kinti Kinti, Purrka Purrka'

The colorful works of the Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation will be displayed at this exhibition. The works include some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, as well as a large number of promising young artists, who are producing bright pieces with deceivingly simple compositions that harbour complex stories of the landscape and cycles of life of the desert.

Until March 23, at ReDot Gallery, Keppel Road. Free.

Jermal - Indonesian Arts Festival IV
At least three different Indonesian films will be screened followed by a talkback session where award-winning and critically acclaimed Indonesian filmmakers will share their experiences and insights into the film industry.

Friday only, at the Substation. Tickets at $8 per screening.


Beat! Monthiversary presents Mani

Beat! is proud to present Mani, the very same bass legend who worked his magic for the Stone Roses and Primal Scream, both iconic music legends in our time. Come dressed in gold and gain free entry before 11pm.

Friday only, at Home Club.