Wit’s End makes its debut in Singapore

The Press Club is working with The Arts House to secure concessionary rates (currently for senior citizens and students) to all its musicals, film screenings, exhibitions and other ticketed activities for our members.

Coming soon is the 1971 B-movie Wit’s End (aka G.I Executioner) which will be shown in Singapore for the first time at The Arts House from January 23 to 30, 2013. In conjunction, a photo exhibition will run from January 14 to 31; the film’s producer Marvin Farkas will launch his memoir on 26 January; and a photo trail will take place on 27 January.

Wit’s End was filmed in some locations very near The Arts House, becoming an unwitting documentary of places in Singapore that were long gone or changed beyond recognition. The film, which follows jaded American Marine and journalist Dave Dearborn as he chases down mobsters, prostitutes and a mysterious substance called “anti-matter”, features rare historic footages of places such as Clifford Pier; the Ellenborough Market, now Central Mall; the old Raffles Institution, now Raffles City mall; and one of only two public toilets that once stood in the middle of traffic, now the Clarke Quay area.

The concessionary rate for Press Club members is S$8 per ticket. You must produce a valid membership card at the box office when collecting your tickets.

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Information
The Arts House Box Office
Hotline: 65 6332 6919
Online booking: www.bytes.sg
Enquiries: enquiries@toph.com.sg

Digital Journalism Festival 2013

Newsplex Asia is inviting us to its first event for this year: Digital Journalism Festival 2013.

Whether you’re a journalist, editor, video camera person, photographer, producer, designer, developer, programmer, crisis communicator or simply love content, you may want to visit Newsplex Asia on Thursday, January 17, afternoon to glimpse into the shapes and forms of journalism to come.

Do check out the details and media invitation.

Singapore Press Club Trip to Myanmar

With Myanmar hogging the headlines for much of 2012 and generating interest in the country’s fast paced developments on the political and economic fronts, the Press Club has been working with AsiaTravel to organise a trip to Yangon from Wednesday, Feb 27 to Sunday, Mar 3, 2013.

Check out the circular and details. Do update the Secretariat if you are going and use the registration form attached to liaise with AsiaTravel directly by Friday, Jan 18, 2013. Please direct any queries to:

Mr Raymond Lam
Senior Sales Manager
AT Reservation Network Pte Ltd
615 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh #01-01
Singapore 319516
Tel: 6352 9148 Fax: 6732 1722 HP: 9754 3542
Email: raymond@travelasia.com
Website: www.asiatravel.com