Speakeasy #17

Local migrant workers from the Banglar Kontho Literary Association will be headlining the 17th edition of this poetry/spoken word slam. Poems are recited in Bengali and Tamil, while local poets like Cyril Wong, Marc Nair and Tania de Rozario will be on hand to translate them. A priceless chance to hear poetry by (often voiceless) migrant […]


During this Hindu festival, devotees walk 5km from one temple to another with their offerings to the gods in the form of “kavadis” (ornate structures carried on the shoulders with various religious decorations and piercings) and milk pots. Photo by Anhgemus Dinh

Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts

Timed to coincide with Chinese New Year, this is an annual showcase of traditional and contemporary Chinese arts, randing from music to theater to dance. Highlights include What Is Sex?, a Gatsby-esque take on Dream of the Red Chamber, and Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, a symphony accompanied by 13 short films inspired […]

Squires & Scoundrels

A beer-centric bar and burger joint with a cheeky mugshot line-up feature wall in Duxton.