Life Behind the Lens with Loke Hong Seng

Local veteran photographer Loke Hong Seng, best known for capturing street scenes in 1970s Singapore, presents this talk on photography, from the technicalities of composition and the film medium, to its quasi-ritualistic aspects and its humanity. Email [email protected] to register.

Hackatron Asia

This 32-hour tech hackathon features real-life challenges for developers to tackle; the winners of these challenges stand to win prizes like gadgets, money, even internships and jobs. Mentors will be on site to provide guidance, and there are public talks on tech startups.

On The Bowery

Notable American director Lionel Rogosin’s 1956 film is a scathing, realistic drama about life on New York City’s Bowery neighborhood. Despite having won many awards and being a significant influence on modern cinema, the film itself is quite rare and difficult to procure.

Foundation of William J – Birthday Special

Resident DJ William J celebrates his birthday by spinning at his own party? His house and techno beats guarantees for some drunken dance moves and we hear even the DJ busts out a move or two, as well. He’s also known for his blend of UK bass and funky, and dancehall tunes.

Forward x Overtime

Godwin P (Big Boss) and EJ Missy (Marketing minion) spin at one of their weekly nights alongside resident DJ Norman C. This is a pretty rare sight so be prepared for some alternative music.

AWARE Breakthrough Arts Festival

The Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) Breakthrough Arts Festival returns this December, aiming to celebrate diversity and freedom of expression. The festival will feature young artists, performers and students showcasing original art and performance alongside discussions on gender stereotypes, violence and stigma in society.  The festival will be held in the SMU […]

Around Asia in under $200? Get booking.

So many countries, so little time (or more importantly money) to vist them all. Well Air Asia just made things  a whole lot simpler with a new Asean Pass that lets you travel to numerous different countries in one month for just RM499 ($193). 

Best of First Take

Watch the future of Singaporean film at this monthly screening of new local short films followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers. The selection of screenings this month is a retrospective of audience favorites throughout 2014, such as Evelyn Tan’s The Last Shoe. There will be a voting session for the top 3 shorts […]

CrossFit Bukit Timah

This new outdoor strength and conditioning gym offers the popular military-style CrossFit training.

Abdul Abdullah: I See A Darkness

Perth-based contemporary artist Abdul Abdullah, a seventh generation Muslim immigrant, tackles the tough social issues and the painful realities of identity politics, complicated personal histories and racism in Australia through a collection of moving photographs and portraits.