What’s On This Weekend: 25 to 27 October 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 25 to 27 October 2019

Make the long weekend memorable by spending time with your loved ones at an arts event. Experience something new at a metal music-meets-classical concert, catch insightful films or be jolly with the little ones at a musical. Here are our top picks for the weekend.

Muara Festival

Catch a lively dance performance by over 600 dancers from Era Dance Theatre, showcasing the best of Malay dance at the Esplanade. This event is part of Got to Move, an initiative by the National Arts Council that encourages public appreciation and participation in dance. Details here.

The Gingerbread Man

Go on a musical adventure with the Singapore Repertory Theatre’s fresh take on the classic tale The Gingerbread Man. Staged at the KC Arts Centre in Merbau Road, the musical will teach the little ones the value of teamwork and friendship. Details here.

VCH Presents Excite!: Shredding With Rachel Barton Pine

Music lovers are in for a treat with a surprising pairing of classical music with heavy metal at this concert featuring the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and violinist Rachel Barton Pine. The programme features music from classical composer Paganini to rock band Led Zeppelin. Details here.

Local Heroes

Spend your Saturday in Telok Ayer Street where an art market will take over the road during its car-free weekend. The art market will feature stalls by local crafters TRÅD, art workshops by IKI Makers Union and an installation of upcycled furniture by The Rattan Chair Upcycling Project. Details here.

Perspectives Film Festival

Watch films that explore the intersection between people, places and the imaginary at the Oldham Theatre. This festival is held annually by undergraduates from Nanyang Technological University Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information. Details here.

(Photos: National Arts Council, SRT, Lisa Marie Mazzucco, The Local People and Waad Alkateab)

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