TILL 30 MARCH
Very Special Arts Singapore is a local charity organisation dedicated to providing artistic opportunities to people with disabilities. To celebrate its 25th anniversary,VSA has partnered with Pan Pacific Singapore to present “Hail, Chinese Culture!”, a group exhibition that showcases mixed media paintings based on Chinese poems p by Chng Seok Tin and ink paintings by Teresa Tan and Lee Mun Choong. TILL 20 MARCH Multi-concept restaurant, creative workshop and gallery, SPRMRKT has launched launc its first-ever cultural showcase, SPRMRKT Vietnam. This three-month long mini festival will highlight the country’s flavours, art, design and beyond, with the help of boutique brands and a entrepreneurs like Authentique, which upholds the fine crafts traditions of Vietnam, and social socia enterprise One4One, which develops sustainable livelihood projects and activities to help families in poverty. 4 MARCH Two more queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race are descending upon our shores— Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls, the larger-than-life finalists of season eight. Expect a showdown of unapologetic unapologet jokes and crazy comedy skits, as well as bold performances of your favourite dance-pop hits at Kallang Theatre. T 8-18 MARCH Something for the entire family, the Singapore Festival of Fun returns this year as a nine-day extravaganza spanning a Nickelodeon Fiesta, Street Fest and International Comedy Festival around aro the Clarke Quay district. Look out for lots of entertaining buskers and street performers too. 14 MARCH Fifth Harmony is bringing their sexy swagger to Zepp@BigBox Singapore—think hit dance-pop chart toppers like “Work from Home”, “All In My Head (Flex)” and “That’s My Girl”. And if you’re not the dancing type, this free-standing concert has a Chill Zone for you to just, well, chill in. 22-25 MARCH One of the most meaningful events of the year, the True Colours Festival is Asia Pacific’s first and largest-ever celebration of artistes with disabilities, held at the Singapore gp Indoor Stadium. Beyond y inspiring p gp performances by y 15 p performers and troupes from around the world, there will also be an Arts and Disability International Conference 2018—the first in ASEAN—at the Marina Bay
Sands Convention Centre and Enabling Village next door.
Clockwise from left:
A Teresa Tan masterpiece at “Hail, Chinese Culture!”. Naomi Smalls of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Fifth Harmony. A piece from Richard Streitmatter-Tran’s “Prophilia” exhibition at SPRMRKT Vietnam. Dancers Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei for the True Colours Festival. Saigon Artbook at SPRMRKT Vietnam.
RuPaul Drag Race’s Kim Chi