What’s On This Weekend: 18 to 20 October 2019
Hang in there, the long weekend is almost upon us. Let art and culture tide you through the weekend in longing anticipation of the upcoming long weekend. Our pick includes a fascinating play about the history of the indigenous Malays, a dance class to fulfill your Bollywood dreams and a whimsical remake of the classic Peter Rabbit.
Tanah•Air: A Play In Two Parts
Contemplate the fate of the indigenous Malays as they lose their Tanah, Malay for land and Air, Malay for water, in this two-part play at the Malay Heritage Centre. The play examines profound themes of displacement and power, in the context of foreign intervention. Details here.
All That’s Bollywood
Channel your inner Aishwarya Rai or Shahrukh Khan by learning a Bollywood dance routine at this dance class held at Golden Landmark. This event is part of Got to Move, an initiative by the National Arts Council, which aims to inspire Singapore to appreciate and take interest in dance. Details here.
Where Is Peter Rabbit?
Ride the nostalgia train by bringing your little one to catch a magical show of the well-loved character of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter at Victoria Theatre. The lyrics are written by British playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn. Details here.
Go on a musical journey with tunes by the National University of Singapore’s Guitar Ensemble at the University Cultural Centre. The performance boasts the musical prowess of the ensemble as they showcase a diverse range of music. Details here.
World Press Photo Exhibition
Take a peek at winning photos from the World Press Photo Contest where 78,801 photographs by 4,738 photographers from 129 countries were submitted. Held at the National Museum of Singapore, the exhibition will also include the World Press Photo Story of the Year. Details here.