What’s On This Weekend: 24 to 26 August

Published on 23 August 2018

By: Celine Chong

PHOTOGRAPHY

Buildings and memories, love, loss and dreams in Singapore. A fresh spin on classical music. Family bonding sessions over paper-making and theatre. Say hello to an exciting weekend!

Before It All Goes: Architecture From Singapore’s Early Independence Years

Till 29 Sep

Get up-close to never-before-seen pictures of well-loved buildings from the 1960s and 1970s at this photo exhibition. This show by architectural photographer Darren Soh features iconic buildings such as the Pearl Bank Apartments and the since demolished Rochor Centre.

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Photo credit: CY Kong

PERFORMANCE

Late-Night Texting

Friday and Saturday

Instead of late-night texting your boo, invite him or her to this event featuring short plays, 10 min or less, about love, loss and dreams. The plays are read and performed by up-and-coming theatre collectives in Singapore.

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Image credit: Centre 42

FAMILY

STPI Open House

Saturday and Sunday

Try your hand at print- and paper-making with help from the experts of STPI’s creative workshop. Whilst you are there, don’t miss the exhibition in its gallery, featuring works by famous modern artists such as Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein.

For more information, click here.

Photo credit: STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery

MUSIC

Voyage: The Gallery

Friday

This free classical music concert by Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music alumni is not your average sit-down show. Be prepared to have your senses awakened by the multidisciplinary performance blending music with images.

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Photo credit: Voyage Festival

FAMILY

Utopiazoo

Till Sunday

If you are a parent looking to engage your child on world issues but don’t know how to, this family-friendly play might offer ideas. This performance by Taiwan’s Flying Group Theatre explores the issue of global mass migration through puppetry, mask and shadow play.

For more information, click here.

Image credit: The Theatre Practice

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