Goodman: B-Sides 2019

16 Nov, Sat
Time: 12pm-7pm
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre
Goodman Arts Centre

festival : dance, music, multidisciplinary, theatre, visual arts, ceramic arts, performance art

Goodman: B-Sides 2019

16 Nov, Sat
Time: 12pm-7pm
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre
Goodman Arts Centre

festival : dance, music, multidisciplinary, theatre, visual arts, ceramic arts, performance art

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Wander, and get wonderfully lost: the latest edition of Goodman B-Sides invites you to get lost in the arts. This November, Goodman Arts Centre (GAC), Singapore’s largest arts enclave, turns itself into a chilled-out garden of creativity – a definite draw for families, art lovers and plant enthusiasts.

Join an organic and unguided trail around GAC’s many nooks, or pop by an artist’s studio and see where the magic happens. With a bevvy of art workshops, activities and pop-up performances, a bustling lifestyle market and F&B favourites, indulge your flights of fancy amidst the lush, creative atmosphere at Goodman B-Sides.  

(Sculptures from Left to Right: John Baptist De La Salle by Brother Joseph McNally, Local Mynahs by Lim Soo Ngee, Yan's Milk Bottle by Iskander Walen)

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Download our Goodman B-Sides 2019 programme booklet here!

Don't know what to expect? Play our Goodman B-Sides 2018 highlight reel!


For more information on the 2018 edition, click here.

Performances

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Celebrate Deepavali with Apsaras Arts
By Apsaras Arts
Block D, #01-24 | 2–2.15pm & 3.30–3.45pm | Free

Be entertained with Indian Classical Dance performances in celebration of Deepavali!

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A Music Showcase (Drums & Band)
By Music Playhouse
Block C, Wooden platform area | 3.30pm | Free

Students of Music Playhouse will rock the house in this complete drum-setup and band performance.

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A Music Showcase (Percussion)
By Music Playhouse
Block C, Wooden platform area | 1.30pm | Free

Watch music come alive in this performance by 3–6-year-old students of Music Playhouse! Featuring percussion instruments and instruments made from recycled materials.

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Meet Raymond Lau
By Raymond Lau
Block C, Wooden platform area | 4.30–5pm & 6-6.30pm | Free 

Watch art in motion as artist Raymond takes on a 5x3 feet canvas in a live painting of beautiful landscapes.

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Tales from the Hidden Garden
By Cultivate Central & MoonShadow Stories
Goodman Community Garden | 4.45–6pm | Free with Registration here

A garden trail by Cultivate Central that'll have you smelling herbs, exploring the wonders of healthy soil and the joys of growing food. The trail then leads us to a small grove by the garden for light refreshments and vegetarian snacks by Cultivate Central. As you savour the gifts from the garden, master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran from MoonShadow Stories will bring us together for tales inspired by the abundance of herbs and produce of the Nusantara.

This programme is suitable for people age 15 years and above. 

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Roving Buskers
By Friends of Goodman
Goodman Arts Centre | 1-7pm | Roving performance | Free

Goodman B-Sides is never a quiet affair! Buskers trail the complex, leaving melodies in their wake. Sing along if you know the tune (or don’t, we're easy)! 

Invisible Dancing 

Invisible Dancing
By Sze Wei
Block B, #03-18 | 12-2pm | Free

Invisible Dancing embodies the invisible administrative labour that goes into putting together a dance production––specifically 30 hours of administrative work. For 2 hours, watch the room transform into a coworking space for 15 artists. Is a dancer writing a budget still dancing? Come and find out! The artists will also be available to take questions on the projects they are working on after the show.

Workshops & Activities

VISIT THE GOODMAN COMMUNITY GARDEN
Stroll into our community garden, lovingly tended to by our arts residents and tenants... a symbol of all the organic interactions and connections between place and people within our walls.

Plus, a plethora of activities to fill your afternoon hours:

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Make Your Own Mini Ceramic Planting Pot
By Goodman Ceramic Studio
Block F, Goodman Ceramic Studio | 11 and above | Various Timings |  $10 per person | Book now here 

Experience the thrill of spinning a mini pot on the spinning wheel! This class will use a special, speckled toffee clay for a textural, relaxed touch to the vessel. Walk-ins are subject to availability.

Note: Finished pieces can be collected between 7–8 Dec.
Optional: Have your piece fired at just $10 per piece.

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Making Floral Glass Magnets – Mosaic Style
By Goodman Ceramic Studio
Block G, Goodman Ceramic Studio | 12 and above | Various Timings | $10 per person | Book now here 

Craft a one-of-a-kind glass magnet to take home! Learn to use special glass cutters to create unique floral designs to add a pretty touch.
Walk-ins are subject to availability.
Note: Finished pieces can be collected between 7–8 Dec.

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Pottery Painting Fun with Acrylic Paints
By Goodman Ceramic Studio
Block F, Goodman Ceramic Studio | 1-5pm | $1 - $5 per piece | Walk-in

Unleash your creativity on the surface of a ceramic vessel. Choose from a wide variety of ceramic blankwares, ranging from usable tiles to cupcakes and dinosaurs.
Walk-ins are subject to availability.

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Sun Catcher for the Home (For Families)
By Goodman Ceramic Studio
Block G, Goodman Ceramic Studio | 4 and above | Various Timings | $25 per family | Book now here
(Up to 3 members) $5 per additional participant

Transform sunlight into a stunning burst of colour at your window! Create your own beautiful Sun Catcher for the family garden or balcony as you work together to create this unique glass piece.

Walk-ins are subject to availability.
Note: Finished pieces can be collected between 7–8 Dec.

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Mini Batik Painting
By Kamal Arts
Block B, #03-11 | 11 and above | Various Timings | Free with Registration here

Bring a piece of Indonesia home with you in this mini batik painting class, where you paint simple but elegant floral & fauna patterns.

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Marvin Chew & Sketch
By Marvin Chew
Block B, #03-02 | 16 and above | 2.30-5pm | Free with Registration here

Learn more about watercolour, then join him in a live sketching and painting session of Goodman Art Centre's Block B!

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Basics of Beijing Opera
By Tian Yun Beijing Opera 
Block B, #05-08 | 3-3.30pm, & 4-4.30pm & 5-5.30pm |  Free with Registration here

Begin your opera journey in this workshop that takes you through vocal, percussion and recital lessons! You could be the next opera singer on the block.

A Little RAW Company Open Class 

A Little RAW Company Open Class
By A Little RAW Company 
Block B, #01-08 | 10 and above | 2pm–2.45pm | Free with registration here

Join A Little RAW Company and experience what our inclusive young dancer company does! The company aims to make original dance with new perspectives, space and audiences while celebrating the creative potential of people with different abilities. Prior movement experience needed.

Please come dressed in comfortable clothing that allows for movement.

“We Can Dance!”—A Hip Hop and Creative Movement 

“We Can Dance!’—A Hip Hop and Creative Movement
By RAW Moves 
Block B, #01-08 | 7–12 years | 2.45pm–3.45pm | Free with registration here 

Come join us in this integrated dance workshop. Children in this workshop will learn to initiate and improvise movements through theme exploration and basic hip hop dance techniques.

Please come dressed in comfortable clothing that allows for movement.

How To Create Manga Character Faces 

How To Create Manga Character Faces!
By Association for Comic Artist 
Block B, #02-02 (Mezzanine) | 2pm–4pm | Free

In this easy to follow session, participants will learn the specially formulated ‘ACAS Golden Ratios’ formula, which makes creating character faces so much easier!

Shop Craft at the Lifestyle Markets

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Crazy Handmade Pottery Bazaar
By Goodman Ceramics Studio
Between Block H & G  Goodman Ceramic Studio | 12pm – 7pm 

Find treasures untold from a large selection of pottery works, handcrafted by local artisans.

Lifestyle Market
By Cultivate Central
Goodman Community Garden (near Block B) | 12pm – 7pm 

Fancy yourself some all-natural, handcrafted soaps or necklaces made from recycled materials? Get spoilt for choice at our lifestyle markets.

Expect a wide range of artisanal products that include:

  • CC Gardening Supplies
  • Preening Pitta - All natural, handcrafted soaps
  • Kombucha Stall
  • Lenka Spoty Fun - Handcrafted scented playdough
  • Muta Wear - Necklaces spun from recycled t-shirt yarn

 

Art Trail

Weave and wander through Goodman Arts Centre on unguided trails to encounter the arts in its many forms where getting lost is part of the fun… Build your own arts experience with us!

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Celebrate Deepavali with Apsaras Arts
By Apsaras Arts
Block D, #01-24 | 12-7pm | Free

Celebrate Deepavali through our curated cultural immersion programme! Learn more about the festival, add your own touch to a large, hand-drawn Rangoli using coloured rice, don traditional Indian ethnic outfits and get a unique Indian henna tattoo (priced from $5 up) to call your own.

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Step Into: Goodman Ceramics & Glass Studios
By Goodman Ceramics Studio
Block F & G Goodman Ceramic Studio | 12-7pm | Free

Visit our glass and ceramics studio and catch our talented glass artisans and potters in action!

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Meet Leo Liu the Artist
By Leo Liu
Block B, #04-12 | 12pm-7pm | Free

Born in China, visual artist Leo Lui explores elements from traditional Chinese ink paintings, icons and imagery from eastern cultures and fuses them with contemporary design, merging the east and west. Visit his studio to gain a deeper understanding of his art.

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Step Into: Marvin Chew's Studio
By Marvin Chew
Block B, #03-02 | 12.30-2pm | Free

Get acquainted with artist Marvin Chew and explore his art studio! Learn all about the influences behind his works.

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Backstage with Tian Yun Beijing Opera
By Tian Yun Beijing Opera
Block B, #05–08 | 2-6pm | Free 

Pop into our Beijing Opera's open studio, browse along its eye-catching exhibition, try on costumes and you could be an opera singer for the day!

How To Create Manga Character Faces 

How To Create Manga Character Faces!
By Association for Comic Artist 
Block B, #02-02 (Mezzanine) | 2pm–4pm | Free

In this easy to follow session, participants will learn the specially formulated ‘ACAS Golden Ratios’ formula, which makes creating character faces so much easier!

Meet Tang Da Wu the Artist 

Meet Tang Da Wu the Artist
By Tang Da Wu
Block C | 12pm–7pm | Free

 

Step Into Swayam Folk Art's Studio 

Step Into Swayam Folk Art's Studio
By Swayam Folk Art
Block B, #03-16 | 12pm–7pm | Free

 

Or, if you prefer, follow one of our specially curated trails.

Level Up At B-Sides!

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Level Up! Fest is SDEA’s new platform to recognise, celebrate, and bring focus to the importance of professional development of the theatre/drama educator. From workshops focused on directing young performers to career consultations, grab your chance to Level Up at B-Sides with us (and then after with SDEA) and boost your skills as drama/theatre professionals!

At B-Sides, expect the following activities with SDEA:

Yoga at Goodman B-Sides
Amphitheatre| 6-7pm | Free with registration here

Vinyasa yoga is a dynamic yoga practice that weaves breath and movement together. In this class, you’ll coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next. This class is suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Bring a yoga mat, a small towel and a water bottle to the class. 

Get A Professional Headshot
By Boban James
Block B, #04-02 | 1-6pm | $50 (SDEA members), $85 (Non-members) | Book now here 

Need a good looking photo for your CV? Get 3 digitally enhanced images (soft copy only) when you get your headshots with Boban James (www.bobanjames.com) at SDEA! Fees apply.

*Do note that there will be no make-up or make-up artist provided, and you will receive soft copies of your images.

A Conversation on Arts Advocacy 
With SDEA and Michele Lim 
Block B, #03-13 | 1.30-2.30pm | Free with registration here

What is arts advocacy? What does it mean to advocate for something? What kind of work do arts advocates do? Come have a chat with Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA), alongside veteran arts educator and producer Michele Lim to find out!

Workshop on Negotiating an Artiste Engagement Contract
With Roland Samosir 
Block B, #03-13 | 3-4pm | Free with registration here

What are the key points that an artiste should look out for in engagement contracts? This workshop helps demystify such contracts and provide the artiste with tools to navigate through negotiating and concluding a contract that is clear and fair to the parties. Conducted by Roland Samosir, Partner at the law firm of Low Yeap Toh & Goon LLP.

For more info on SDEA and their programmes, please visit: sdea.org.sg.  


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