WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? (17 – 19 Nov 2017)

Published on 17 November 2017

By MELANIE LEE

ANIME X STAMPS!

Till Sun, 1 Apr 2018, 10am – 7pm daily
Singapore Philatelic Museum

The Singapore Philatelic Museum is holding its latest pop-culture themed exhibition in celebration of 100th anniversary of Japanese anime this year. There will be a collection of over 700 stamps that depict anime favourites such as Dragon Ball, Gundam, Pokemon and Studio Ghibli characters. There will also be “Animania Sunday” this week (19 Nov) with an array of anime-related activities such as a cosplay walkabout and a sushi making demonstration.

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GHOSTS AND SPECTRES – SHADOWS OF HISTORY

Till Sun, 19 Nov
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore

It is the last weekend to catch this cinematic exhibition featuring video installations and films by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand), Ho Tzu Nyen (Singapore), Nguyen Trinh Thi (Vietnam), and Park Chan-kyong (South Korea). With these works, these artists delve into rarely discussed subject matters in their respective Asian societies during the Post-War and Cold-War period. With this, they bring to light clouded histories that remain a lingering presence through local mythologies, ghostly figures and traditions.

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JOURNEY 2: THE PULSE

17 – 18 Nov 2017, 8pm
Drama Centre

Local drum and percussion ensemble NADI Singapura will be presenting “Journey 2: The Pulse”, an interactive percussive experience that weaves in music, visual arts, dance, theatre and poetry elements. Everyday appliances and drums of the Malay Archipelago are used in this story of a young man, Taufan, who rediscovers the rich heritage and legacy of his people. This production had a successful run in 2016.

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KHWAAB-SA – SHAKESPEARE’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

17 – 19 Nov 2017, various timings
Esplanade Theatre Studio
Recommended for audiences aged 13 and above.

Catch this psychedelic interpretation of Shakespeare’s much loved classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by The Company Theatre (India). This enchanting tale of fairies, young lovers, a man with a donkey’s head, a woodland sprite and a magical love potion is told through Hindustani classical music, electronic music, contemporary dance, and spoken word. This is part of Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts 2017.

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MAXX THE CAT

Ang Mo Kio Central Stage
Sat, 18 Nov 2017, 2pm & 5pm

Leading theatre company The Finger Players will be putting up a colourful and theatrical experience with puppets and lively music. The play revolves around a young girl called Sam and her adopted cat Maxx as they go on some exciting adventures. This play is part of “Arts in Your Neighbourhood”, a programme that aims to provide enriching arts experiences to everyone right at their doorsteps

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