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Quick Beats: April 2021

It’s the start of April, but this month ain’t no joke! Check out what it has to offer in events and promotions with a look at our Quick Beats for April 2021.

Through the Eyes of a Child

Quick Beats April 2021: Through the Eyes of a Child

Be taken back to the 80s with this exhibition by artist Quek Hong Shin which captures the spirit of the period that inspired his work. Fourteen pieces of artwork are featured, including ones from his famous book series’ alongside new illustrations that have been specially made for this showcase.

Date: 2 Apr to 31 Aug 2021
Time: 10am to 8pm
Location: Levels 9 and 10 Foyer, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Pricing: Free admission 

More information can be found on their official website.

Keeping Traditions Alive: We Are Family

SCCC: Chinese Programme

The Qingming Festival remains an important custom in Chinese culture, so dive back into your roots as guides from the Genealogy Society Singapore bring you along on an experience that will have you discover the journey of passing the tradition to the next generation.

Date: From 1 April 2021 

Visit their official website to find more information.

Sikhs in Singapore – A Story Untold

Quick Beats April 2021: Sikhs in Singapore

Discover the rich history behind one of Singapore’s minority religious groups in ‘Sikhs in Singapore – A Story Untold’, where you’ll be able to learn the stories of Sikhs who have been integral to Singapore’s heritage.

Date: Now till 30 September 2021
Time: 10 am to 7 pm (Tuesdays to Thursdays), 10 am to 8 pm (Fridays and Saturdays), 10 am to 4 pm (Sundays and Public Holidays). Closed on Mondays.
Location: Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924
Pricing: Free admission 

See our coverage on the exhibition or visit their website for more information.

Anti:dote’s Easter Afternoon Indulgence

Quick Beats April 2021: Antidote

The month of April sees bar Anti:dote present their Easter edition of its acclaimed Afternoon Indulgence — containing sweet and savoury treats like Madagascan Vanilla Scones and Burrata Cheese with tomato and homemade pesto wrapped in a tortilla, all made fresh from the kitchen.

Availability: The month of April
Location: Level 1, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560
Opening hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm; 3 pm to 10:30 pm (Daily)
Pricing: Starting at $55 person

Visit their official website to view the full menu. 

Afterwords Travelling Exhibition

Quick Beats April 2021: Afterwords Travelling Exhibition

Calligraphy artist Malik Mazlan and haiku poet Dave Tai create new works of art from previous drafts, projects and personal items by imbuing them with new perspectives through haiku and calligraphy. The exhibition will be travelling around different regional libraries within Singapore to showcase the works.

Date: 12 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2022
Time: 10 am to 8 pm
Pricing: Free admission

For information on the library location and period that the exhibition will be held, visit the official page.

Liked any of the selections we have for you this month, or have others you think we should include in this list or the next? Let us know @ [email protected], or slide into our DMs on Facebook and Instagram. See you next month!

Visuals courtesy of Quek Hong Shin, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Indian Heritage Centre, Anti:dote and Malik Mazlan & Dave Tai (in order).

Russell Matthew Loh

Watcher of films and player of games. Dabble with writing in between.

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