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Is there one art thing you cannot find in SG? Well, we challenge you to enlighten us, because according your humble servant (us) you can do everything this weekend with Art Beats!
- Visual art? Check with a talk at the famous Pearl Lam Gallery.
- Music? Check with a live Havana Jazz trio .
- Cinema? Check and double check with Apprentice and the Singapore International Film Festival.
- Documentary? Check with the poignant City Of Ghosts. 
- Literature? Check with a local book launch .

So feel free to mix and match to create YOUR perfect cultural weekend!
 
 
 
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Art in Today´s Globalized Society
TALK | Pearl Lam | Dempsey
6.30pm | Free
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Get the chance to meet Francis Ng and  Zen Teh, two rising stars of the Singapore Art Scene. During a private conversation with Josef Ng, Managing Director-Asia, Pearl Lam Galleries, pick the brain of  local voices on how art is an important cultural commodity in today´s tumultuous times.

contemporary art, local talents
 
 
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HAVANA JAZZ TRIO LIVE
Concert | Artistry Cafe | Bugis
8.30pm | Free
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Time to jazz it up in a bar! Join a live jazz session featuring renowned local artists and  2 outstanding musicians from Cuba. Come early to secure your seat. No better plan for a date night. Bring your dancing shoes and feel the beat of Latin Jazz, cha cha cha, Afro, bossa nova and more!

Latin jazz
Afro
 
 
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CITY OF GHOSTS
Documentary | Arts House | City Hall
4.30pm | S$18
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Terrorism. A scary word. Imagine if terrorists would rule your city? Would you take action? Some did, and you got to see them fight from the inside in this poignant documentary. Discover the heroes of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently citizen journalist group fighting for peace.

documentary journalist
 
 
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APPRENTICE
Movie | NVPC | Clarke Quay
2.30pm | Free
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For those who still haven’t seen Apprentice (shame on you), you got a chance to catch up! The critically acclaimed movie from SG that premiered at Cannes last year is back in theatres for 1 screening you shouldn’t miss. What’s more? You got to meet and chat with Boo Junfeng, director of the movie!

Cannes, local director 
 
 
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BOOK LAUNCH
Book launch | Arts House | City Hall
10am | Free
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You heard about Singapore Writers Festival but you don´t know when to pass by? Keep cool and book your Sunday morning to meet 2 talented local writers at a book launch. Book your brunch in the area and get your food for the mind first.

Singapore Writers Festival , local writers
 
 
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SGIFF
Movie | Various venues | Island-wide
From $12
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28th edition. 11 days. 9 cinema venues. 75 movies. Impressive? This is THE biggest Cinema festival in SG.  It has become an iconic event in the local arts calendar that is widely attended by international film critics, and known for its dynamic programming.

cinema, festival
 
 
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