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Garden Beats Festival: Singapore’s Eco-Friendly Music Festival Is Back
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Garden Beats Festival: Singapore’s Eco-Friendly Music Festival Is Back

Singapore’s sustainable music and picnic festival, Garden Beats, returns for its fifth year anniversary this Saturday on 9 March 2019. For the first time ever, Garden Beats has specially curated new back-to-back programmes alongside its stellar line-up of artistes to keep you going all day long! The Music Lineup This year, Garden Beats will be broadening its music horizon with veteran English Indie band, The Kooks, and a brand new mix of R&B acts, Alina Baraz and Masego. For the festival’s core electro-loving crowd, Black Coffee, Alle Farben and Coran will be gracing the stage alongside Disco Funk artist, Yung…
GAYA 2019 Sangharsa (‘The Struggle’): An Adventure Through Indonesia’s Forgotten Histories
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GAYA 2019 Sangharsa (‘The Struggle’): An Adventure Through Indonesia’s Forgotten Histories

Singapore Management University’s Komunitas Indonesia (SMUKI) is back with their annual musical production, GAYA 2019 – short for Gelar Budaya. Titled Sangharsa: The Struggle, this year’s play is set in the 15th century. The ruler of Mataram, Senapati (I-En), looks to strengthen his iron grip over Nusantara by sweeping over every perdikans (villages) in the land – except for this village named Perdikan Mangir. Led by two young brothers – Wanabaya (Jerikho) and Baru Klinting (Mason) – they challenge Senapati’s conquest by defiantly protecting their village. In their attempt to do so, they face many challenges; which include confronting the…
On a Date with Juliet: Cheryl Tan Crosses The Causeway
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On a Date with Juliet: Cheryl Tan Crosses The Causeway

Whether you’re a theatre junkie, a picnic lover or Shakespeare himself, Singapore Repertory Theatre’s (SRT)’s “Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet” is not to be missed. Catch the last iteration of our favourite Singaporean Shakespeare Spectacle before tickets run out. Cheryl Tan was only 8 when she was first introduced into the world of performing arts. Since then, she has never looked back as she continues to pursue a career as an actress and a jazz singer in Malaysia and Singapore. Some of her most memorable plays include “Beauty World” and other SRT productions, such as “Rapunzel”. In this special two-part series, DANAMIC.ORG were…
Shakespeare In The Park: Celebrate #Shakespeare400 with a Local Twist
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Shakespeare In The Park: Celebrate #Shakespeare400 with a Local Twist

It’s been 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, and yet the world still continues to celebrate the legacy of one of the most revered playwrights ever. Be it events around the globe or online, it’s hard to miss out on the on the festivities and tributes to Shakespeare, especially with the #Shakespeare400 hashtag. Singapore is no exception as well. From 27 April to 22 May, The Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) will be presenting “Romeo and Juliet” as part of their annual “Shakespeare in the Park” production. As the name suggests, the play won’t be held in a conventional…
Voilah! French Festival Singapore 2016: Experience The French Connection
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Voilah! French Festival Singapore 2016: Experience The French Connection

This is the third of three listings on “Voilah! 2016”. This piece features the gastronomical highlights of the seven-week festival, which will see events exploring French Visual and Performing Arts, Food, Film, Science, and Culture. Just in case you were thinking all this was too atas for you, watch out as “Voilah! 2016” comes to the heartlands, your classrooms and our bars and clubs. The French Connection is both a feast for the senses as well as a query to the mind. As the spirit of the French region of Aquitaine Limousin Poitou-Charentes is invoked and the challenges of sustainable urbanism and…
Digital Art Forms In Question At Betwixt Festival
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Digital Art Forms In Question At Betwixt Festival

As more production tools become available on a digital platform, it’s becoming easier for anyone to produce a work of art and publish it online. Such is the rate of this phenomenon that it may become an increasingly common occurrence for the art we pay for ending up enclosed within a hard drive. If we pay for digital art, are we paying for a hard drive? This question was deliberated during a panel at the inaugural Betwixt Festival on Saturday. The four presenters – Dayang MNT Yraola, Suzy Sulaiman, Pichaya Aime Suphavanij, and Michelle Ho – discussed digital art and the role…
Art & Bytes: Betwixt Festival To Launch End-February
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Art & Bytes: Betwixt Festival To Launch End-February

Interstice – that’s the theme at the inaugural Betwixt Festival, a six-day event launching this February at the ArtScience Museum. Referring to “gaps, cracks, and a very small intervening space”, the theme sets the tone for the meeting of art, science, and technology. “As our social landscape swiftly becomes more and more digitalised, new mediums of expression emerge entwined in technology. Coding and physical computing have become tools for artists to create art that has an interactive nature to it, art that requires stimulation and participation to be art – in summary, digital, interactive art.” Falling almost perfectly in line with…
See What See: The Esplanade Through Instagrams
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See What See: The Esplanade Through Instagrams

Welcome to “See What See”, the laziest series on DANamic.ORG. Travel around Singapore and do your touristy sightseeing – all through your screen! The best way to discover Singapore is through a local’s eyes, so take a peek from wherever you are – through the magic that is Instagram embeds. Here’s the best part: it’s all free! “We believe in making the arts accessible for everyone. As a not-for-profit arts centre, we are driven by our mission to entertain, engage, educate and inspire through the arts. Our social motivations guide our programmes so that there is always something for everyone to…
The Very “Atas” Arts Vertical Welcomes You Without Any Snobbishness
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The Very “Atas” Arts Vertical Welcomes You Without Any Snobbishness

“please do not touch the exhibits” Hi there! You can leave all your preconceived judgements about the arts and its colourful cast of characters at the door because the Arts vertical at DANAMIC hereby invites you to experience the creative world like never before. Contrary to uninitiated belief, the Arts exceeds the scope of visual art. To the best of our ability, the Arts vertical is entrenched in the egalitarian belief that all forms of art are born equal, and should be represented likewise. Expect an inspired array of art forms across various backgrounds and strata: from Gillman Barracks to…
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