kino kino goes Classical Hollywood: Romance and Nostalgia

'Charade' (1963) - Screening and discussion. Event supported by Learn SG.

Welcome to our Classical Hollywood (Part 1): Romance and Nostalgia - We look at the beginnings of Rom-coms and the magic of technicolor in context with our our lives and shared stories of today, from dramatic lashes to roaring rooftop fights.

This is the first part of our new series of classical Hollywood movies we will screen throughout the year.

Rediscover the stars and cult hits from the 1940s to the swinging 60s in a new light, starting with Audrey and Cary - who else?

"Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?" (imdb)

Date: 31 January 2019
Time: 6:30pm
Duration: 2.5 hours
Venue: Qi Philosophy Cafe


From 30th August 2018 till 6th January 2019, we present Hullabaloo – an explosion of colours, patterns and shapes which beckon children’s exploration and discovery. This whimsical landscape invites children to crawl into tiny spaces to uncover quiet hidden realms and run around structures of brilliant hues.

Taking cues from the natural environment, Hullabaloo encourages children to see the space from different perspectives, imagine a world of magic, and immerse themselves in the kind of fun that beats at the heart of creativity.

Date: 30 August 2018 - 6 January 2019 
(Closed on Mon & Tue)
Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Venue: The Artground
MOB-12: Bellz Beyond Christmas (BBC)

MOB-12: Bellz Beyond Christmas (BBC)

This highly-interactive 90 minutes (no interval, but free to exit/re-enter) of handbell/handchimes & multi-discipline entertainment by the award-winning Ministry of Bellz (MOB), with the integration of technology in this sensory-friendly & children-friendly performance, brings you in a journey thru the season of Christmas once again (and beyond), with tunes like Sleigh Ride, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, A Christmas Festival, Fireworks (Katy Perry) & contemporary works like Andromeda, a musical & sound effects piece that transports you to outerspace. The 35-piece MOB will be conducted by guest conductor Michael Glasgow (USA), MOB Associate Conductor Lim Ke Hui (SG) & conceptualised/directed by newly-appointed MOB Resident Conductor, Cai Ximin (SG). This is a sensory-friendly & family-friendly handbell concert. Pre-show sensory-activities @ 6pm in the foyer.

Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 7pm
Venue: SOTA Concert Hall (Next to Cathay Building)
Terrific Tales

Terrific Tales

What would you ask for if you were granted three wishes? Listen to the tale of the woodcutter who met a tree fairy and the fisherman who found a magic fish. Both of them were granted three wishes ... but they were utterly foolish with their wishes! Let our Young Storytellers share these fairy tales with you and find out more about the silly wishes.

An introduction to fairy tales ideal for young audiences.

Be part of our interactive storytelling sessions!

We have a simple craft activity so you can take home your very own story character.

Suitable for little listeners ages 3 – 7 years old.

Date: 11 – 25 November 2018 (Sundays)
Time: 11:30am – 12:15pm
Venue: The White Box at The Artground

$10 per parent-and-child pair for programmes in The White Box at The Artground. Payment on-site.

Gateway Academy Fundraising Movie Screening - The Star

Gateway Academy Fundraising Movie Screening - The Star

This December, Gateway is proud to present THE STAR, an animated film about the Christmas Nativity story unlike any you’ve seen before.

In Sony Pictures Animation's The Star, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.

Date: 16 December 2018
Time: 11am
Venue: Gateway Theatre
A $ingapore Carol

A $ingapore Carol

This holiday season, W!LD RICE brings you its heartwarming, hilarious take on Charles Dickens’ classic tale about love, compassion and the spirit of giving!

S.K. Loo’s All-In-One app has made him the richest businessman in town. To him, only money matters. Kindness? Forget it. Generosity? Never heard of it. And Christmas? #BAHHUMBUG!

He’s determined to spend Christmas as he always has – holed up in his penthouse, dreaming of hostile takeovers and retrenching staff.

But this Christmas is going to be very different. Three very unexpected spirits appear to scare the Scrooge out of S.K. Loo.

Will he survive being haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-To-Be? Can the three spirits withstand his acid tongue and icy meanness? And can the true meaning of Christmas thaw his frozen heart?

Directed by Hossan Leong, the year’s most eagerly anticipated musical extravaganza features a cheeky script by Jonathan Lim and a magical score by Elaine Chan. As the miserly S.K. Loo, Sebastian Tan (a.k.a. Broadway Beng) leads a stellar cast that includes Siti Khalijah Zainal, Audrey Luo, Candice de Rozario, Fauzie Laily and the fabulous First Stage Kids!

Don’t miss A $ingapore Carol – a brand-new musical for the entire family about the true spirit(s) of Christmas!

Date: 23 November - 15 December 2018
9 December 2018, 2:30pm show (Signed Performance)
*Free admission for the Hard-of-Hearing
Time: 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Venue:  Victoria Theatre, Singapore

*Free admission for the Hard-of-Hearing. For redemption of your free ticket, please email to

SAM Touch Collection

SAM Touch Collection

The SAM Touch Collection is an initiative to extend the contemporary art experience to audiences of all backgrounds and abilities. A portable and interactive collection of artwork adaptations, the SAM Touch Collection is specifically developed to travel and engage with the visually-impaired community.

Date: Weekdays
Time: 10am - 7pm
Venue: Singapore Art Museum

Nuwa Connect

Join us for our November Nuwa Connect at The MOX, a co-making space for creatives in the Katong neighbourhood. We will be hearing from our hosts about The MOX community and creative studio spaces, and from our Nuwa members; visual artist Billy Ma and photographer Gregory Van Lerberghe.

Our events are pitched at professional artists and arts professionals working in the art and culture sectors. If you want to connect, share what you are doing and hear from others, please join us for a rewarding breakfast networking session.

Press passes are available to journalists and content writers wishing to cover artists and art news shared at our event. Please join us!

Our networking for art & culture professionals is open to all art professionals including those with disabilities and special access needs. If you have a special access need, please contact us in advance so we consult you on how we can enable you to fully participate in our event

Date: 7 November 2018
Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm
Venue: The MOX
Nursery Crimes

Nursery Crimes

By Singapore Repertory Theatre

Polly Piper is bored. It's raining outside and she's played with all her toys a million times.
After wishing she was "anywhere but here" Polly uncovers a magical doorway into Miny Moe - an amazing world filled with Nursery Rhyme characters. As King Cole's newly appointed chief detective, Polly must solve the puzzle of why this strange world is so topsy turvy and naughty crimes have sprung up everywhere. Jack and Jill have lost their memories, Humpty has been pushed from the wall and it looks like Bo Peep's sheep might have been kidnapped.

As Polly gathers clues along the way she meets new friends, solves puzzles and helps others.

Can Polly find the culprit in time? Will she stop the madness, save the kingdom and receive her big reward? Keeping her wits about her, Polly must go on a journey of mystery and friendship through a wonderful world of colour and imagination.

Written and directed by Kate Golledge and Ellis Kerkhoven, and featuring a line up of familiar nursery rhyme characters, Nursery Crimes will delight and entertain adventurous minds.

Date: 18 November 2018 (Signed Performance)
25 November 2018 (Relaxed Performance)
Time: 11.00am
Venue: KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT
Guards at the Taj

Guards at the Taj

By Singapore Repertory Theatre

Two ordinary guys ordered to do the unthinkable

Two long-term friends, Humayun and Babur stand guard at the Taj Mahal hours before it is to be unveiled at dawn. Among the Sacred Oaths of the Mughal Imperial Guards, they are forbidden to look at the monument, speak or lower their swords.

The play reaches a turning point as the guards are ordered to do the unimaginable and their friendship is tested to its limits.

“Ingenious piece of theatre” – The Washington Post

★★★★ Critics’ Pick, Time Out New York

Date: 23 November 2018 (Signed Performance)
Time: 8.00pm
Venue: KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT

Sky Kave

Why just hear sound when one can also feel and see it?

This is the premise of SKY KAVE, a multi-sensory, music and visual art installation by Singapore multidisciplinary artist FERRY and technical collaborators Rong Zhao and Kelvin Ang.

The artists have created a suspended projection screen and a “Kave” floor – specially crafted platform chairs equipped with tactile sound transducers – that enables the transmission of sound frequencies into physical vibrations.

The platform chairs target different parts of the body with different ranges of frequencies.

Developed around research and interviews conducted with various members of the deaf and hearing-centric community, SKY KAVE isn’t so much about hearing sound and music, rather, by adding touch and sight to the experience, one can discover and experience new ways of enjoying it.

Date: 22 - 26 October 2018
26 October 2018 (Accessible Event)
Time: 7.30am
Venue: Republic Polytechinic

And Suddenly I Disappear - The Singapore 'd' Monologues

By Access Path Productions

And Suddenly I Disappear – The Singapore ‘d’ Monologues is in development over two major phases. The first phase – Research & Development – comprises ground research, intensive workshopping and a work-in-progress showcase. Thereafter, the UK arts body UNLIMITED commissioned the project for a full production presentation. In this second phase, the project team further developed the script for staging and touring. The Singapore ‘d’ Monologues will premiere in Singapore on 25 May 2018, before touring to two other cities.

Date: 25 May 2018
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: National Museum Singapore Gallery Theatre

The Bird Who Was Afraid Of Heights

Being afraid of heights isn’t such a big deal – unless you’re a bird! Meet Eddie, a mynah, who lives behind an abandoned old house with Matt the rat, his only friend. One day, Matt is captured by the big, black crow! What does Eddie have to do to save his best friend? Will he have the courage to do it?

Flutter, flap and fly with Eddie as he attempts the bravest rescue ever in the history of bird-kind! Watch the magic of theatre, music and puppetry unfold right before your eyes in this delightful performance.

Adapted from the children’s book The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights, written by Farah Bagharib-Kaltz, illustrated by Eeshaun.

Creative Team
Directed by: Ian Loy (Esplanade Theatre for Young Audiences Associate Artist)
Script by: Zizi Azah Binte Abdul Majid 
Music by: Stan x Soap

Dates / Time: Relaxed Performance
24 August 2018: 11am & 2pm
25 August 2018: 11am
Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio