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Arts guide: Jan 6 to 12

Take Me Out. Photo: Tim Garner Productions.
Charles Lim’s Sea State 3: Inversion. Photo: Charles Lim

Arts guide: Jan 6 to 12

SEA STATE 3: INVERSION. The latest instalment of Charles Lim’s Sea State series features a new sculptural installation based on the surveys of the sea floor around Singapore using 3D print technology. There will be a talk by the artist on Jan 11. Jan 10 to Feb 16, Noon to 7pm, Future Perfect, Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road, #01-22. Closed on Mondays and public holidays. Free admission.

LOGICAL PROGRESSIONS. Song-Ming Ang’s solo exhibition includes a new video of the artist performing on a harpsichord (having never received any training) as well as a series featuring hand-drawn lines on music manuscript paper. There will be a talk by the artist on Jan 11. Jan 10 to March 2, 11am to 7pm, FOST Gallery, 1 Lock Road, Gillman Barracks. Free admission.

M1 SINGAPORE FRINGE FESTIVAL 2013. The 10th edition of the Fringe kicks off this week with a series of exhibitions and performances by The Necessary Stage, Nine Years Theatre, Mundo Perfecto, Hiroshi Sunairi, Gotanndadan, Alecia Neo, Ong Kian Peng, Tan Wei Keong and ponggurl. Jan 8 to 19, various times and venues. Tickets from Sistic.

TAKE ME OUT. Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning play about baseball star Darren Lemming, who announces he’s gay. Friends, fans and teammates react with ambivalence and Lemming finds solace in his friendship with his new business manager. Stars Juan Jackson, Hayden Tee, Paul Lucas, Chris Bucko and Tim Garner. Jan 8 to 15, 8pm, DBS Arts Centre—Home of SRT (Jan 18 to 31 at Alliance Francaise Theatre). Tickets at S$75 and S$65 from Sistic. Advisory: R18: Homosexual Theme and Nudity.

SPROUTS 5TH EDITION. The final showcase of this developmental platform featuring Singapore’s upcoming choreographers. Finalists this year include Daphne Huang, Germaine Cheng, Kenneth Tan, Norhaizad Adam, Mohamad Sufri Juwahir, Koustav Basu Mallick, Koh Jia Ler and Taniah Goh. Co-organised by National Arts Council and Frontier Danceland. Jan 11, 7.30pm, SOTA Drama Theatre. Tickets at S$15 and S$10 from Sistic.

BABETTE’S FEAST BOOK LAUNCH/READING. A two-in-one launch of two chapbooks: Jason Erik Lundberg’s hybrid essay Embracing The Strange and Theophilus Kwek’s poetry book Circle Line. Jan 7, 7.30pm, BooksActually, 9 Yong Siak Street. Free admission.

MEET & MINGLE WITH VISUAL ARTISTS. Six Degrees hosts a networking session with visual artists and other stakeholders in the field. It also includes a talk on The Business Of Art by Joanna Lee and Renee Lee. Jan 9, 7pm, Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road. Free admission.

WINDOWSHOP: A MODERN DAY CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Dawn Ng’s solo exhibition is an installation featuring thousands of objects handpicked from local junk stores, homes and shops that form a collection of unique “keepsakes”, a comment on the aesthetic value of “things”. Jan 10 to Feb 9, 11am to 7pm, Chan Hampe Galleries, Raffles Hotel Arcade, #01-20/21. Free admission.

MONOLOG ANUN - ARBA’A. Theatre company Teater Kami marks its 25th anniversary this month with this double-bill featuring the company’s founding artists Keater HM and Ariati Tyeb Papar. Directed by Cultural Medallion recipient Atin Amat. Jan 10 and 11, 3pm and 8pm, Play Den, The Arts House. Tickets at S$28 from Bytes. In Malay with English subtitles.

CHRIS LEVINE / LIGHT. The first exhibition in Singapore by the famous light artist, bringing together a range of media that includes light sculptures, light boxes, holographic works, among others. Jan 9 to Feb 22, 11am to 7pm, Collectors Contemporary, 5 Jalan Kilang Barat, #01-03 Petro Centre. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays. Free admission.