Things to do, watch, listen this week: 5 to 11 Apr
Perk up your week with arts and culture offerings that promise to surprise and delight. Unwind with soothing Malay songs, tune in to an online dance performance, or visit an exhibition that looks at the role of light and energy in human civilisation. Read on for our top picks of arts and culture activities to enjoy this week.
The Lady And The Flower
Take a mid-week break and tune in to this performance of Malay songs from the 1970s and 1980s by multi-talented songbird Rahimah Rahim and singer-songwriter Fathin Amira. The concert will be available for online streaming until 11 Apr. Get your tickets to The Lady and The Flower here.
Be enthralled by this dance film which charts the journey of five dancers as they seek to discover their identity through Bharathanatyam, a classical Indian dance. Choreographed by dance instructor Lakshmi Krishnan, the performance is presented by performing arts institution Temple of Fine Arts. The show is available online until 11 Apr. Learn more about TranscenDance here.
Filippo Sciascia: All We Have
Feast your eyes on works by Italian artist Filippo Sciascia, including paintings with LED lights and sculptures that use volcanic sand, at his latest solo show in Gillman Barracks. Presented by contemporary art gallery Yeo Workshop, the exhibition is part of Sciascia’s ongoing artistic exploration of the concept of light and energy. The show is on until 10 Apr. Learn more about Filippo Sciascia: All We Have here.
It’s Not About The Numbers – Mum, Mak, Ma
If you are looking for something introspective, don’t miss this participatory theatre experience which unpacks the myths of motherhood. This intimate event is helmed by theatre-maker Adi Jamaludin and held at theatre company The Theatre Practice’s premises in Waterloo Street until 9 Apr. Get your tickets to It’s Not About The Numbers – Mum, Mak, Ma here.
Glory 45 – Marcus Chin Live In Concert
Catch homegrown veteran artist and entertainer Marcus Chin in this concert, which will feature personal stories and songs as he commemorates 45 years of being in the show business. Tickets to his solo recital at the Esplanade have sold out, but they are still available for the live-streamed show, with the recording made available online until 11 Apr. Get tickets to Glory 45 – Marcus Chin Live in Concert here.
(Photos: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Temple of Fine Arts, Filippo Sciascia, The Theatre Practice)