What’s On This Weekend: 7 to 9 September

Published on 7 September 2018

By Celine Chong

 

This weekend, travel the region and experience Asia’s rich and diverse cultures without the hassle of crossing checkpoints.

Visual Art

Wu Guanzhong: Expressions of Pen & Palette

Take a leaf out of the book of visionary Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong on how to break new ground, in art or otherwise. This exhibition shows how his paintings and writings opened up new possibilities for modern Chinese art.

Details here.

Photo credit: National Gallery Singapore

Visual Art

Above Sea Level  

Artist Ronson Culibrina’s hometown in the Philippines is at the heart of her paintings. Her works offer a raw but captivating picture of how people try to balance progress with preserving their environment.

Details here.

Photo credit: Artist and Yavuz Gallery

Music

Bennett Bay: “In Memory Of” Album Launch

For music that transports the soul, don’t miss this album launch concert by rising Singapore musician Bennett Bay, featuring a 17-piece band. The premise of the album is a youth who travels the world after losing his last loved one.

Details here.

Image credit: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Performing Arts

Manohra

The intrigues of love in the Thai folktale Manohra get a retelling by the Indian performing arts group, Bhaskar’s Arts Academy, in this dramatic performance.

Details here.

 

Photo credit: Dr Tan Ngiap Heng

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