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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? (11 – 13 MAY)
Published on 10 May 2018
Avoid all the ‘makan’ places this Mother’s Day weekend! If you didn’t think of celebrating earlier, have a unique night out! From catching a special concert at the Esplanade or treating your mum to a world-class ballet performance, there are many ways to put a little magic in your mum’s life!
Rachel and Sarah (12 May)
Join home-grown musicians Rachel and Sarah for an evening of soulful tunes on Mother’s Day for a musical mash-up like no other! With backgrounds in indie-electronica and pop RnB, the girls’ synth-pop sounds will be accompanied by strums of the guitar and beats from the cajon. These diverse musical influences come together in a heady mix that is sure to get the crowd going!
Get Artsy with Mum (12 – 13 May, various venues)
Instead of getting your Mum a present from the mall, why not surprise her with a hand-made gift? Show your appreciation and spend quality time together by signing up for some arts and crafts sessions hosted by the Esplanade!
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Anna Berezovskaya: Voyages (12 May -10 Jun)
Voyages showcases the dream-like pieces of Anna Berezovskaya, an internationally acclaimed Russian artist. Abstract and complex, Anna’s dreamscape pieces will be on display at the REDSEA Gallery from 12 May.
Swan Lake (8 – 13 May)
See this classical ballet as it returns to Singapore for a limited season this May! Proudly performed by the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, this Tchaikovsky classic will feature prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova as well as guest stars from the Bolshoi Ballet.
In Conversation with Thomas Ostermeier (12 May)
Theatre buffs, this is your chance to get up close and personal with the genius behind Berlin’s Schaubühne theatre! This invigorating free talk is sure to give you more insight into the mind of the internationally renowned artistic director, who is known to produce gritty and realistic reincarnations of popular plays such as Enemy of the Peopleand Richard III. Registration is required for this programme, which is part of the 2018 Singapore International Festival of Arts.
Journaling – Reflective Writing for Self-Discovery (12 May)
Heal your mind and spirit through the art of reflective writing. This workshop on journaling will help you discover how to deepen your diary-writing experiences, and unlock a process of getting to know yourself better.