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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: 27 – 29 April
Published on 26 April 2018
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.
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.
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!
Saturdays @ ACM – Bountiful Harvest – 28 April
Wander into the mystical world of Asian art and folklore with your whole family for Saturdays@ACM 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!
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!
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.