What’s On This Weekend: 22 to 24 March 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 22 to 24 March 2019

Say goodbye to the week and the March school holidays in style with music, art and fun, including free events such as a music and arts festival on the rooftop carpark of a mall, and Arts In Your Neighbourhood programmes, which ends its run this season over the weekend.

Charlotte And The Time Machine

Photo: Spot Pocket Opera Theatre

Come ready for a free, family-friendly operatic treat. This musical performance, about the adventures of a time-travelling protagonist, will feature a medley of songs from classics by Mozart to familiar tunes from the Bugs Bunny cartoon. This show is part of Arts In Your Neighbourhood, a National Arts Council initiative to bring the arts right to people’s doorsteps. Details here.

Unscene: Noise Invasion Festival 2019

Photo: National Arts Council

Let your hair down at this one-night-only music and arts festival, held on the rooftop carpark of Parklane Mall in Selegie, which spotlights Singapore’s alternative urban arts and music scene. Revel in electronic music, enjoy eye-catching art installations and tuck into food and drinks. Admission is free, more details here.

Visual Arts
Stories Of A Woman And Her Dowry

Photo: Chen Yanyun

Explore differing views on female identity and womanhood through the lens of a woman and her traditional Straits Chinese grandmother at this art exhibition by artist Chen Yanyun. Chen’s practice focuses on charcoal-based drawings and her works respond to writing, as well as engage with aesthetic traditions and techniques. Details here.

Behalf | Pichet Klunchun x Wu-Kang Chen

Photo: Etang Chen

This dance dialogue between Taiwanese contemporary dancer-choreographer Chen Wu-Kang and Thai classical khon dance master Pichet Klunchun explores relationships such as those between traditional and contemporary dance, students and teachers, and the East and West. Details here.

Visual Arts
Stories That Matter:  Icons And The Land Archive

Photo: Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger

This outdoor exhibition includes works that conjure mythic scenes of Singapore – past and future – and that question the lens through which we see the world as well as our assumptions about photography. Details here. 


Photo: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Ancient Tamil literature gets a breath of new life in this vivid dance production by Bharathaa Arts, a dance studio in Singapore. The production is inspired by Ula, a body of devotional text that speaks of the veneration of a deity, during a temple procession, through the eyes of women. Details here.

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