What’s On This Weekend: 1 to 3 March

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. 

Late Company

Photo: Pangdemonium

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.

 Visual Arts
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.

 Literary Arts
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

Photo: Esplanade

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.

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