Mulan the Musical at Resorts World Sentosa
Runs until 5 Feb 2017
In Mandarin with English surtitles, this rendition of the legend of Hua Mulan is a musical comedy from Taiwan that is quite different from the more popular Disney version. Features “Singapore-inspired” songs, local performers Pierre Png and Ann Kok, and Taiwanese vocalists Zhou Ding Wei, Lee Qian Na, and Lai Ying Ying.
Screening: Eating Air by Kelvin Tong and Jasmine Ng at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art
23 Dec, 7:30pm
Filmmakers Kelvin Tong and Jasmine Ng will be in attendance at this screening of Eating Air, centring around disaffected youth and how their relationships, both friendship and romance, play out against the backdrop of Singapore’s cityscape. The film screening is part of the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art’s film series “Meet me in the City – Journeys through Singapore in film classics.” Films are selected by visiting scholar Dr Marc Glöde. More info.
Poised for Success: Woodcut Series by Zhang Fuming at AC43 Gallery
This exhibition presents around 15 works from emerging printmaking artist Zhang Fuming’s more recent woodcut series Poised for Success along with 10 prints from his previous series of woodcuts, Demarcation (2014) and Presence and Distances (2015). Some of the artist’s original woodblocks will also be on display, to share an understanding of his technical process. The series Poised for Success shows an interest in the complex societal forces, roles and expectations that mould the upbringing of a child finding his place within Singapore’s increasingly success-oriented and competitive society.
Recital Stage ’16: Canvas; New Grounds by Atrika Dance Company
at Kolam Ayer Community Club
24 Dec 8pm
Atrika Dance Company’s final performance in the Recital Stage series consists of various genres of choreography including contemporary dance, street dance and Malay dance.
Co:Liberate: A Response to “The Topless Liberation Front”
23 Dec, 8pm
Taking place in Artistry cafe alongside Bhavna Shivayogimath’s first art exhibition, this performance event incorporating music, spoken word and performance art seeks to engage in a cross-genre dialogue with the works on display. Features performance artist Sonia Kwek, composer Chong-Li Chuan and poets Deborah Emmanuel and Stephanie Dogfoot.
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