What’s On This Weekend: 22 to 24 November 2019 | A List
Treat yourself to a weekend filled with arts and culture, heart and soul. Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with the family at the National Museum of Singapore, catch a production by a new theatre collective or listen to stories told through the language of music. Read on for our five favourite events happening this weekend.
A Rainbow Odyssey: Dottie & Friends
Enjoy a free, child-friendly theatrical performance this weekend at the Oasis Terraces in Punggol. The show will bring to life stories about Singapore’s towns through catchy songs and colourful staging. The show is part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood, an initiative by the National Arts Council that brings arts to the heartland. Details here.
Singapore International Film Festival
Be spoilt for choice at this festival, which boasts a lineup of over 90 films from 40 countries and has something for everyone, from film buffs to casual movie-goers. Held at various cinemas island-wide, this festival includes specially commissioned short films, must-see works by local filmmakers and regional premieres of films by award-winning auteurs. Details here.
Celebrate Grandparents’ Day this weekend by bonding with the young and old in your family over art and culture events at the National Museum of Singapore. Sit back and enjoy an ocarina performance, get creative at an art jamming workshop, or catch a free filming at the Gallery Theatre. Details here.
Don’t miss the premiere of a play by a new theatre collective, Rupa co.lab. Its inaugural production, to be staged at the Malay Heritage Centre, will examine the struggles a pair of ex-offenders face building a safehouse for troubled youth, dropouts, runaways and delinquents. Details here.
Watch a lyrical performance on gender issues, featuring singer-musicians Pallavi MD and Bindhumalini, at the Esplanade. Using their melodious voices, these singer-musicians will be performing in several languages, including English, Spanish and a variety of South Asian languages. Details here.
(Photos: National Arts Council, Singapore International Film Festival, National Museum of Singapore, Rupa co.lab and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay)