5 Things To Do This Week In Singapore: 25th April to 1st May 2016

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As April comes to an end, check out an exiled American poet as he performs stories of his incarceration in the US prison system; the relaunch of an 17 year-old music party brand; the Fiverr edition of Thursday Social; National Gallery’s inaugural after-hours series; and a street party along Keong Saik road.

SPEAK. feat. Kosal Khiev
Speak canvas

Organised by a poetry collective founded on a desire to give people a voice, SPEAK., a melting pot for lyricists to mix their innermost voices. This Wednesday features Kosal Khiev, a poet, tattoo artist, and survivor of the US prison system. Kosal was selected as the first artist-in-residence with Studio Revolt, a media lab that was based in Phnom Penh, where he collaborated on “Spoken Kosal: Verses in Exile,” a series of short films featuring his poetry.

SPEAK. ft. Kosal Khiev is happening on Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 8pm at CANVAS. Tickets are priced at $15 (advance) and $20 (door), available via Eventbrite. For more details, check out the event page here.

SIRENS with TONY TAY & YUJIN // Ej Missy
EJ missy

Relaunching after an eight year hiatus, YuJin joins Tony Tay in bringing back the spirit of that great party (seeing international luminaries like Adam Freeland, Hybrid, and Kraft Kuts) with a newer and bolder amalgamation of Deep House, Tech House, Techno and a diverse Micro-Chic cross section of other surprises that will leave you breathless on the dance floor.

SIRENS with TONY TAY & YUJIN // Ej Missy is happening on Friday, 29 April 2016 at Club Kyo. For more details, check out the event page here.

the Hive Coworking presents Fiverr x Thursday SocialThursday Social

If you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or general all-purpose idea-maker, join the folks at the Hive Coworking Singapore for an evening of casual networking and socialising with like-minded people at a very special Thursday Social in collaboration with Fiverr. Expect to meet Fiverr Sellers, Buyers, Entreprenuers, creative freelancers and like-minded people. Drinks are free!

Fiverr x Thursday Social is happening on Thursday, 28 April 2016 at the Hive Coworking, 59 New Bridge Road from . For more details, check out the event page here.

Gallery After Hours
Gallery After Hours

National Gallery Singapore has teamed up with the Getai Group to host its first ever ‘Gallery After Hours’, bringing in some of Singapore’s most stellar names in electronic music such as Evanturetime, Linying and .gif. Check out French Wines and Cheeses with two tasting flights hosted by the experts from KOT Selections and The Cheese Artisans, then hit the spanking new Outdoor Bar from 9pm till late at the Block Party.

Gallery After Hours is happening on Friday, 29 April 2016 at National Gallery Singapore from 6pm to 12am. Admission is free. For more details, check out the event page here.

Urban Ventures #2: Transforming Keong Saik Road

Urban Ventures will transform Keong Saik Road yet again into an arts carnival with interactive installations, art performances, and creative workshops. In the evening, join the DJ street party with music, drinks and dancing. Make new friends over a game of foosball or ping-pong, snap a snazzy photo at the photo booth, or hang out in a hammock and watch the festivities unfold!

Urban Ventures #2 is happening on Saturday, 30 April 2016 along Keong Saik Road from 4pm to 10.30pm. Admission is free. For more details, check out the event page here.

Gary Lim

Deputy Editor

Gary is one of those proverbial jack of all trades… you know the rest. When not writing about lifestyle and culture, he dabbles in photography, graphic design, plays four instruments and is a professional wearer of bowties. His greatest weakness: spending more money on clothes than he probably should. Find him across the social world as @grimlay

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