Tatler Social Calendar: What To Do In January 2019
1/12 Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
When January 8
What Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash, together with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, perform for one-night only at The Coliseum in Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, bringing songs from their third album, Living the Dream.
2/12 Singapore Motorshow 2019
When January 10 to 13
What Motorheads, this is your chance to witness first-hand the latest launches from some of your favourite brands as the Singapore Motorshow is back for its fifth edition, at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Three-time Guinness World Record stunt driver Russ Swift (pictured) also returns with his exhilarating performances of precision driving.
3/12 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2019
When January 16 to 27
What Taking inspiration from Suzann Victor’s 1997 Still Waters performance, this annual festival explores the remaking of histories with works including the Edith Podesta-directed Kaspar (pictured) by Austrian playwright Peter Handke. At various locations including Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay.
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4/12 SMBC Singapore Open 2019
When January 17 to 20
What The SMBC Singapore Open returns for another edition, with a star-studded line-up led by defending champion, Sergio Garcia (pictured). Golf enthusiasts can expect an exceptionally high standard of play with a prize purse of at least US$1m on the line. At Serapong Golf Club.
5/12 Impart Collectors' Show 2019: Fabulous Monsters
When January 17 to February 2
What This exhibition by Art Outreach Singapore, as part of the Singapore Art Week 2019, features works from private Singapore-based and regional collections with artists who retreat into a dream-ike realm, in response to today's uncertain sociopolitical times. At ArtScience Museum.
6/12 11: A Bizarre Social Experiment
When January 17 to February 14
What Telok Ayer Arts Club and artist Dawn Ng present this experiential showcase, bringing together pairs of strangers, immersing themselves in 11 intriguing storylines, in a bid to find affinity.
7/12 Light To Night Festival 2019
When January 18 to February 24
What Immerse yourself in art and history when the Light to Night Festival 2019: Traces and Echoes returns to the Civic District, as part of the Singapore Art Week, and Singapore Bicentennial celebrations. Under the Five Trees (pictured), a site-specific audio and environmental installation at the Esplanade Park weaves five creations that combine sound, music, poetry, narrative and landscape design.
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8/12 Art Stage Singapore 2019
When January 24 to 27
What Southeast Asia's flagship art fair returns with a new direction, I Am Art, with artist-, gallery- and collector-led presentations, to reflect the region's dynamic art scene. At Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
9/12 Public Vs Private Museums: Bridging The Divide?
When January 25
What Debuting at the Singapore Art Week 2019, the Frieze Academy sees local and global creatives discuss on the topic of private museums and foundations across Southeast Asia, and their collaborations with public institutions. At National Gallery Singapore.
10/12 ANZ Australia Day Ball
When January 25
What All aboard the East Orient Express as the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore celebrates Australia Day with the ANZ Australia Day Ball at the Swissotel The Stamford. Guests can expect a glamorous evening featuring a multi-course menu of some of Australia's finest product and free-flowing tipples, alongside spectacular entertainment that will transport one back to the bygone era of opulent train travel.
11/12 Lan Shui's Farewell – Mahler's Resurrection
When January 25 and 26
What Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) music director Lan Shui directs his swansong in Mahler's Resurrection Symphony, a monumental 90-minute work involving an augmented orchestra, along with two vocalists and a choir. At Esplanade Concert Hall.
12/12 i Light Singapore – Bicentennial Edition
When January 28 to February 24
What Held in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration, the annual i Light festival returns with an expanded showcase of sustainable light art installations across cultural hotspots.