What’s On This Weekend: 1 to 3 March
Start the month right with new adventures and exciting arts events this weekend, including a heart-rending play, a picnic featuring Mando-pop singers and a free art show on the theme of hopes and dreams.
NAC-ExxonMobil Concert In The Park
Photo: National Arts Council
Enjoy a relaxing late-afternoon concert at the Botanic Gardens with Mando-pop musicians Derrick Hoh and Ling Kai, who will perform popular singalong tunes. This concert, organised by the National Arts Council, is the fourth and final one in a series sponsored by ExxonMobil and supported by National Parks Board. Details here.
This critically acclaimed play, presented by homegrown theatre company Pangdemonium, explores issues of cyberbullying through a family confronting the death of their son. Details here.
Hope & Dialogues In Rumah Kijang Mizuma
Photo: Dream Island by Eguchi Ayane, courtesy of Mizuma Gallery
This group exhibition features works by Indonesian and Japanese artists who took part in a residency at a co-working studio and artist residency space, Rumah Kijang Mizuma in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The centre champions a spirit of cultural exchange and the show explores how the residency inspired and influenced the life and work of the artists. Details here.
The Snail Who Didn’t Want His Shell
Photo: Singapore Writers Festival
This free storytelling and plasticine sculpting workshop, based on the children’s storybook, The Snail Who Didn’t Want His Shell, by Ramanathan Ramachandran is recommended for children with special needs. The event is part of Words Go Round, an outreach programme by the Singapore Writers Festival, and organised by the National Arts Council. Details here.
The Dragon’s Dentist
This child-friendly play, recommended for children aged two to six, is about a dentist who helps a dragon with dental woes. It seeks to encourage young audiences to overcome their fears even as they welcome new experiences. Details here.