WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? (10 – 12 Nov)

Published on 9 November 2017

BELINDA CARLISLE THE HEAVEN 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

SAT, 11 Nov 2017, 8pm
The Star Theatre

This iconic singer who rose to fame in the early 1980s with hits such as “Heaven is a Place on Earth”, “Summer Rain”, “Circle in the Sand”, is back in Singapore to commemorate the 30th anniversary of her beloved album “Heaven on Earth”. Carlisle was last in Singapore in 2013 for the Retrolicious concert. Relive these Mambo Jumbo songs of your youth at this one-night-only concert!

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FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Till 19 November 2017
Shaw Theatres Lido, Alliance Française and The Projector

Experience the charm and diversity of French cinema during this festival where 16 compelling films from France will be screened. There’s a mix of comedies, dramas, fantasy thrillers and biopics. In particular, don’t miss Madame (2017) this weekend. This film stars acclaimed actress Toni Collette and revolves around a maid who has to pose as a Spanish noble woman for her employers’ dinner party and ends up falling for a British art broker at the party.

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MOSAIC MUSIC SERIES: BERNHOFT

Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 8pm
Esplanade Annexe Studio  

The Grammy-nominated Norwegian artist Bernhoft makes his Singapore debut. Did you know he was the first non-American to be nominated for the Best R&B album at the Grammys with his third album Islander (2014)? Tip: the best way to experience his remarkable vocal range and intricate, complex compositions is live. LAMUSICBLOG has described the energy of his shows as “irresistible”, and he has performed all over the world, including the Ellen DeGeneres Show and the Nobel Peace Prize Concert.

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WE WILL LIVE FOREVER: AN EXHIBITION BY ANGIE SEAH

Till 3 Dec 2017
Chan + Hori Contemporary

As an artist, woman, spouse, daughter and Muslim of Chinese lineage, artist anGie seah meditated upon her overlapping social responsibilities and created a series of evocative drawings, paintings sculptures, videos and photographs for this solo exhibition. These works are personal dialogues on time, spirit, kinship purpose and being. Through this multi-dimensional approach, anGie demonstrates how art can be used as a way to come to terms with both personal and collective loss.

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SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL

Till 12 Nov 2017
Various venues in the Civic District

It’s not too late to catch the last few days of the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF)! In particular, don’t miss out on these two SWF Stage events where you’ll hear from eminent figures from the book publishing industry. The Responsibility of Origins and Identities (Sat, 11 Nov 10am – 11.30am) will have American poet Li-Young Lee, American novelist Xu Xi and Canadian novelist-poet Lydia Kwa share their responses to living in a world where cultural and racial identities have become politicised. There’s also a Mandarin lecture, How Bookstores Can Survive in the Internet Age, where book-culture expert Yoshii Shinobu, Hong Kong author Chan Ho-kei and Singapore’s Booktique founder Anthony Koh Waugh discuss the evolution and relevance of bookstores in the modern age.

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