What’s On This Weekend: 27 to 29 April

Published on 26 April 2018

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

With SIFA kicking off this weekend, hear the beautiful prose of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, laugh along to BREAK OUT Extreme Dance Comedy or chill out at the Asian Civilisations Museum with your family.

Visual

Dot to Dot – 26-29 April

Check out over 60 pieces of artworks by NAFA’s students from its Fine Art part-time courses. This exhibition celebrates 80 years of NAFA’s history of teaching art through popular methods and in genres such as Western, Abstract and Chinese painting, drawing, watercolour, Chinese calligraphy, printmaking and sculpture.

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Dance

BREAK OUT 2018 K-Dance Extreme Comedy – 27-28 April

Combining trendy K-pop dance moves and extreme break-dancing, BREAK OUT tells the tale of a prison escape with the comical fugitives finding temporary shelter at a convent. The hit show returns to Singapore after sold out performances in 2009 and 2010 so get your tickets early!

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Culture/Family

Saturdays @ ACM – Bountiful Harvest – 28 April

Wander into the mystical world of Asian art and folklore with your whole family for [email protected] and become immersed in the rich history of Asian culture! This Saturday, learn about the harvesting festivals in the Philippines through drama and about folk stories of bountiful yields. Then create your own craft inspired by the celebrations!

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Music

Stephycube X Yams – 28 April

Catch young and talented singer-songwriters Steph and Yaim (a.k.a Stephycube and Yams) at the Esplanade Concourse this weekend! Steph kick-started her music career with the prestigious Noise Singapore programme by NAC in 2015 while equally talented Yaim writes, produces, and acts in short films. Both artists will soon release their own albums so catch a special preview of their upcoming singles at this free concert!

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Literary

Verses of Love and Life – Selected Poems of Taha Muhammad Ali – 27-28 April

Indulge in an evening of poetry and music as talented performers resurrect the haunting verses of Taha Muhammad Ali. Relive the story of this celebrated Palestinian poet as he recounts his experiences as a child in a refugee camp in Lebanon, and his personal triumph over hardship to celebrate life and the human spirit.

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