WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? 18 – 20 MAY 2018

Published on 18 May 2018

Check out what’s hot with A List’s weekly line-up of events.

This week, see the art of Chinese dance in a new light, get mad with Julie in a play about the struggle between power and desire, or walk into a fantastical exhibit that questions our idea of what’s normal.

Theatre

Pissed Julie (17-20 May)

From 17 – 20 May, catch Pissed Julie at the KC Arts Centre! The play is a recreation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s iconic character, Miss Julie, and how she navigates the struggles of power and desire with her servants while living in a European estate. It will be performed in Mandarin and Cantonese, with English and Chinese subtitles. Don’t miss this witty, contemporary production!

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Visual

The Evolution of Eian and Eien (16 May – 15 Aug)

Artporters presents The Evolution of Eian and Eien, a surreal exhibition that challenges one’s perception of normalcy. In a fantastical world where technological and biological advances have pushed the boundaries of human evolution, audiences are invited to rethink notions of time, space and reality. The exhibition juxtaposes a fairy-tale world with the modern world, and gets us to think – just how far we willing to push boundaries?

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Music

The Poetry in Life ~ Schumann, Adés, Brahms (18-19 May)

Enjoy the best in classical music from Robert Schumann, Thomas Adés and Johannes Brahms for two nights only at the Esplanade. The first formal evening concert on 18 May will feature the works of Schumann and Adés, while the second show on 19 May will feature only the works of Brahms. Those who prefer a more informal setting can attend a Sharing Recital. There’s even an option for children where kids can participate in an interactive classical concert!

Pick which one suits you best here.

Traditional Arts / Dance

Chinese Dance Fiesta 2018 (18 May)

Be mesmerised by dazzling presentations of elegant classical and energetic ethnic folk forms featuring dancers from schools, tertiary institutions and dance companies in Singapore. Presented by the Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre, this annual outreach encourages further awareness and appreciation of Chinese dance.

Performances will be held at various venues.

Literary

Improvising Stories – Stories to Remember! (19 May)

Transform your everyday thoughts, dreams, and experiences into stories that excite and engage readers. This hands-on workshop for adults teaches participants the importance of using information from their senses to create and tell appealing and memorable stories.

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Heritage

Symbols and Scripts: The Language of Craft

This unique exhibition, explores how the art of language has influenced traditional Indian art. From hand-crafted objects to textiles and scrolls, see how language has evolved across time and regions.

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