What’s On This Weekend: 14 to 16 June 2019
Take time to wind down and relax this weekend with inspiring arts and culture events, such as a family-friendly storytelling session that features a piped organ, and a free singalong session with homegrown Mandopop stars. Read on for our picks.
Manuel Ocampo: Ideological Mash-Up/Remix
New, experimental works by contemporary Filipino artist Manuel Ocampo are on show at the cutting-edge homegrown print and paper art centre STPI. His vivid works are deeply personal responses to the global culture of image production and consumption that is in flux. Details here.
The Story Of Babar
Photo: Singapore Symphony Orchestra
The classic story of Babar, the elephant searching for his place in the world, comes alive in this family-friendly performance, headlined by renowned British organist Tom Bell, and narrator Oniatta Effendi. Go early or stay around after the performance to catch a mini exhibition of old organ pipes and learn how to make a panpipe out of straws. Details here.
Sharanagati – In Love With Krishna By Aruna Mohanty And Gauri Diwakar
Photo: Esplanade – Theatres on The Bay
This dance production, inspired by the life and stories of the Hindu deity Krishna, features performances in two different Indian classical dance styles – kathak and odissi. The performance also includes divine love poetry recited in Sanskrit. Details here.
SRT Presents RSC Live
Photo: Singapore Repertory Theatre
Experience theatre in a whole new way via screenings of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions of Shakespeare’s greatest hits – The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet and Othello. Details here.
TGIF Music Station
Photo: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
End your work week on a high note at a singalong of familiar Mandapop tunes. The session will feature the homegrown acapella group Juz-B, singer-songwriter Jayden Chia and artists Tosh Rock and Wang Weiliang. Details here.