WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? (6 – 8 OCT 2017)

Published on 5 October 2017

PLAYEUM DATE NIGHT

Fri, 6 Oct, 6 – 9pm
Gillman Barracks

In light of Children’s Day this Friday, Playeum is extending its operation hours to 9pm for more playtime! In fact, from 6 – 9pm, parents can drop off their kids and enjoy a lovely dinner at one of the restaurants within Gillman Barracks. Sounds like the perfect way to wind down after an exhausting week? Click here to register.

ARCHICRAFT: AN EYE FOR DETAILS

Sat, 7 Oct, 3 – 6pm
Singapore Institute of Architects

Love shooting buildings? Attend this workshop on architecture details by award-winning photographer Darren Soh. Besides understanding how to appreciate the hidden beauty of buildings, you will also be given the opportunity to wander around buildings and get hands-on practice in capturing interesting facets of architecture. Register for this workshop here.  

SG AUTHOR SERIES: HARESH SHARMA – THE READING PUBLIC

Sat, 7 Oct, 3 – 4.30pm
Toa Payoh Public Library

This is a participatory reading session where attendees will take turns to read out excerpts for playwright Haresh Sharma’s seminal work “Off Centre”. This is followed by a discussion of the play with Sharma himself. The session is part of NLB’s SG Author Series which celebrates local literature. Click here to register for this event.

COMMUNITY ART EXHIBITIONS AT SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM

Various dates in October

The Singapore Art Museum is currently exhibiting three community-centric exhibitions – Think! Contemporary Exhibition, Human Archive project and the Yellow Ribbon Community Art Exhibition this month. Think! showcase works by primary school pupils, while the Human Archive project by Nicola Anthony reveals the inner worlds of people from different walks of life. The Yellow Ribbon Exhibition will feature artworks by inmate artists from Changi Prison Complex and Changi Women’s Prison. Click here for more information.

CHINATOWN MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Till 19 October 17

Chinatown is lit in all senses of the word with over 1,000 lanterns along Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road and South Bridge Road. There are also Nightly Stage Shows at Kreta Ayer Square and a Festive Street Bazaar selling food and accessories. This the perfect place to appreciate traditional Chinese culture. Click here for more information.

There’s also plenty for the kids to do over at Octoburst at Esplanade – Theatres by the Bay and Superhero Me’s “Who is Coming to Dinner – An Inclusive Arts Workshop Series at Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film. However, if you’d prefer more grown-up, pensive films, do check out Painting with Light, National Gallery Singapore’s first-ever art-themed film festival. Finally, for those of you who love your psychedelic memes, don’t miss out on the vibrant GIF Fest at Gillman Barracks!

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