Art-In-Film Festival at Dusk 2013
Fans or art and film are in for a treat as the Tanjong Beach Club hosts the Art-In-Film Festival at Dusk. Amongst the beautiful surrounds of Tanjong Beach, the outdoor cinema will show award winning art films and documentaries including the much praised Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Make sure you accompany your movie with a meal. In charge of the food will be Tanjong Beach Club Executive Chef Craig Schantz, who has previously worked at Momofuku Ma Peche and Oceana, both in New York City.
When: 07 March 2013 – 16 March 2013
Where to go: Tanjong Beach Club, Sentosa
Singapore Restaurant Week 2013
Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity for travellers on a budget to sample some fine dining without breaking the bank. Enjoy a 3 course dinner at one of many upscale restaurants in Singapore from only $35.00 or a 3 course lunch from only $25.00. As Singapore emerges as the leading country for fine dining in South East Asia, don’t miss this opportunity to sample some amazing food.
When: 18 March 2013 – 24 March 2013
Where to go: Various Restaurants
Mosaic Music Festival
The annual Mosaic Music Festival is back. Starting in 2005 as a jazz festival, Mosaic has expanded its musical palate over the years and become one of the most popular events in Singapore. With a line-up featuring pop, jazz, ska, avant garde music and more, this festival is for the serious music fan. Housed in the iconic Esplanade Theatre and surrounding areas, this is a great chance to experience some modern culture while in Singapore. If the ticket prices are outside your price range, make sure you wander down anyway as there are free events held in the common areas of the theatre complex and on the boardwalk outside next to Marina Bay.
When: 08 March 2013 – 17 March 2013
Where to go: Esplanade Theatre
Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes
After wowing kids and parents around the world, the latest Disney On Ice production comes to Singapore. Princesses & Heroes features all the classic Disney characters performing together for the first time on ice. The Singapore Indoor Stadium will be transformed into a magical ice kingdom for four nights only so make sure you come down and see Snow White, Aladdin, Cinderella, Belle and more perform amazing stunts, tricks and truly breath-taking skating.
When: 14 March 2013 – 17 March 2013
Where to go: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Time Travel with Melvyn Tan: A History of the Piano in Aid of Viva Foundation for Children with Cancer
Internationally renowned pianist Melvyn Tan will take you on a musical journey through history for one night only this March. Showcasing the history of the piano, Melvin will start from the beginning by playing harpsichord, fortepiano and then of course the modern piano we all know so well. Using his instruments he’ll take you through 250 years of classical music featuring works by Rameau, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. Proceeds from the event will go to the Viva Foundation which helps kids with cancer.
When: 08 March 2013
Where to go: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
Nothing will prepare you for Le Noir. Unlike anything you’ve seen before, you will be shocked, amazed and above all, highly amused. With a cast of acrobats, musicians, specialty acts and comedians interacting with the audience and with amazing special effects happening not just on stage but throughout the theatre, Le Noir is one of the most immersive stage shows ever. Risqué, seductive and at times very naughty, Le Noir manages to keep everything under control making it enjoyable for audience members from all walks of life. More than just a stage show, Le Noir is a sensory experience that should be witnessed by everyone.
When: 12 March 2013 – 31 March 2013
Where to go: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
NUS Arts Festival 2013
This March students from the National University of Singapore will share the stage with local and international professional performers for 36 shows spread over three weekends. From theatre, dance and music to film and photography, this is a great opportunity to witness the next generation of Singaporean artists and performers.
When: 09 March 2013 – 23 March 2013
Where to go: National University of Singapore
March 2013 sees so much music coming to Singapore’s shores. Not only is it the month of the Mosaic Music Festival but there’s other huge names gracing our shore as well. For the under 30s there’s Bloc Party on the 18th of March. Catch these indie heroes at Fort Canning. March also seems to be the month of Golden Oldies. First up is Santana on the 4th of March at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, then Deep Purple on the 12th of March at The Star Theatre Performing Arts Centre and finally rock legends Journey will be rocking the Indoor Stadium on the 19th of March.
When: March 2013
Where to go: Various venues
Russell Peters Notorious World Tour
After breaking records last year by being the fastest and biggest selling comedy show in Singapore history, Russell Peters returns to Singapore in 2013. One of the world’s most popular comedians, Russell Peters has sold out shows all over the world. He transcends cultural and racial barriers, usually by poking fun at them! His ability to be funny but never nasty has fuelled his popularity throughout the world. See what the fuss is about in Singapore this March.
When: 25 March 2013
Where to go: Singapore Indoor Stadium
The Theatre Practice presents The Bride Always Knocks Twice
Experience a unique stage performance while in Singapore. With the performance taking place in 5 languages this play actually avails of subtitles in English and Chinese. Billed as “8 women, 6 generations, 5 languages, 1 unsolved mystery”, this is a great way to experience the unique world of Singaporean theatre culture.