Insider’s Guide Issue 36

Published on 16 February 2016

Many of us love the arts but can’t afford the time or don’t know where to start. Here’s a nifty guide of handpicked events which should give you a good flavour of Singapore’s busy arts scene.

Bunny Finds the Right Stuff

THE ESPLANADE CO LTD, PLAYTIME

26 Feb–13 Mar, Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri 9.30am & 11am;
Sat & Sun 11am & 4pm
$18
Esplanade Theatre Studio

A floppy toy rabbit with self-esteem issues tries and tries to find the right stuffing to fill himself up, but he just can’t seem to get it right. What is the right stuff that Bunny needs? Inspired by the children’s book Bunny Finds the Right Stuff by award-winning author Emily Lim and illustrated by Neal Sharp, this stage adaptation is written by Jean Tay and comes complete with music, movement and interactive fun.

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Leap 2016 — Weaving Pathways

FRONTIER DANCELAND LTD

20 Feb, 3pm & 8pm
$15, $20
Victoria Theatre

Singapore’s next generation of dancers takes the stage in this showcase of scholars from the M1-Frontier Danceland PULSE Programme. The choreography by the company’s various artists highlights the learning journey of dancers attempting to carve out their own artistic pathways.

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Steve McCurry — The Iconic Photographs

SUNDARAM TAGORE GALLERY

Till 21 Feb, Tue-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm
Free
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, #01-05 Gillman Barracks

Look through the eyes of one of the world’s most-awarded and recognised documentary photographers — Steve McCurry — in this exhibition featuring some of his most iconic photographs from the past three decades.

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The Effect

PANGDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS PTE LTD

25 Feb-13 Mar, Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat & Sun 3pm & 8pm
$35, $40, $45, $50, $55, $60, $65
Victoria Theatre

Two charming volunteers for a new super-drug are sealed off from the outside world. An attraction explodes between them, accelerating from halting to hazardous; and both the couple and the doctors testing them must quickly decide the true effect of their pill for all ills. Starring Tan Kheng Hua, Adrian Pang, Nikki Muller and Linden Furnell.

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Cirque Eloize iD

BASE ENTERTAINMENT

26 Feb-6 Mar, Wed-Fri 7.30pm,
Sat 2pm & 7.30pm, Sun 1pm & 6pm
$45, $75, $95, $125
Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

Contemporary urban circus Cirque Eloize returns to Singapore with iD, a show set in the big city and featuring acrobats, breakdancers, contortionists and a stunt biker, all performing against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping video projections drawn from science-fiction films, comic books and graffiti.

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Watch Local: First Short, First Feature

OBJECTIFS CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM

23 Feb-4 Mar, 7.30pm
Admission by donation
Chapel Gallery

Witness the beginnings of several Singapore film-makers such as Boo Junfeng, Wee Li Lin and Raihan Halim, with the first short film and first feature film of one film-maker being screened per evening

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