What’s On This Weekend: 3 to 5 May 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 3 to 5 May 2019

Start your month of May on a high note with arts and culture events that promise an enjoyable time with loved ones. Read on for our picks for #weekendgoals.

Theatre
The Very Hungry Caterpillar And Other Eric Carle Favourites

Photo: Act3 International

If you have children aged between 3 and 6, don’t miss this theatre performance based on popular children’s classics by the famed author Eric Carle. The show, which will feature The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed Up Chameleon, will help your child explore topics such as identity, diversity and life stages in fun-filled ways. Details here.

Dance
Cloud Gate 45th Anniversary Gala Programme – Lin Hwai-min: A Retrospective

Photo: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

For a heart-expanding and soul-nourishing time, grab a seat at this retrospective showcase of iconic pieces, including Moon Water and Rice, by the esteemed choreographer Lin Hwai-min. Famed for his ground-breaking movement philosophy which draws on traditional Asian cultures, Lin will take his final bow at the end of the year after an illustrious five-decade career. Details here.

Music
SSO Red Balloon Series: Rhythms, Rites And Renewals

Photo: Singapore Symphony Orchestra

A heart-racing, toe-tapping time awaits audiences at this performance featuring the Singapore Symphony Orchestral principal timpanist Christian Schiøler and guest percussion duo Maraca2. The concert will also see the Asian premiere of Threshold, a piece written for percussion and orchestra by the LA Philharmonic principal timpanist Joseph Pereira. Details here.

Literary Arts
Stage Ready: A Spoken Word Masterclass With Luka Lesson

Photo: Sing Lit Station  

Polish your spoken word poetry skills at this workshop with spoken word artist Luka Lesson. He has 12 years of experience facilitating such workshops and spent some 10 years performing poetry internationally. The workshop is designed to offer both beginners and seasoned spoken word artists tips, tricks and skills to hone their craft. Details here.

Heritage
H.O.M.E Exhibition – People. Place. Tomorrow.

Photo: Singapore Discovery Centre 

Dig dip into the DNA of Singapore and its people at this exhibition, which highlights the beauty of our multi-racial and multi-religious society, and how it has nurtured our culturally rich and socially cohesive community. Details here.

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