What’s On This Weekend: 13 to 15 Sep 2019
What is your weekend looking like? For a dose of fun and culture, don’t miss the iconic Singapore play, Emily of Emerald Hill, check out an intimate art fair at The Arts House, and date the seniors in your life for a screening of short films at a cinema near you.
Rhythm Of The Straits
Immerse yourself in music from the Straits of Melaka at this free performance by traditional Malay musician Fadhli Ramlee. The concert will include traditional Malay music, its contemporary renditions, and highlight the rich cultural dynamics of the region. Details here.
Emily Of Emerald Hill
Step into the world of a Peranakan matriarch living in the 1930s with this iconic Singapore play, performed by critically acclaimed actor Ivan Heng. The play contemplates the role of women and explores the tensions between womanhood and society. The show is staged by Singapore theatre company Wild Rice at its new theatre space at Funan Mall. Details here.
Stop by The Arts House for an art fair highlighting works by Indian artists, including pieces from the 19thcentury and paintings by masters from the Bengal school of art. Details here.
Singapore Silver Shorts
Don’t miss moving short films on life and love by well-known homegrown filmmakers such as Anthony Chen and Wee Li Lin. This series of shorts will also feature two new works by directors Chai Yee Wei and K. Rajagopal. The event is part of Silver Arts, an annual festival organised by the National Arts Council, which celebrates seniors and creative aging. Details here.
Telling Beyond Words
Listen to tales told through music at this concert by students and faculty from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. The programme includes Stravinsky’s Petrushka, about a puppet spurned by love and seeking revenge. Details here.