Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent recommends

Arts Picks

PHOTOS: SINGAPORE REPERTORY THEATRE, SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL, SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA

TREASURE ISLAND

The Singapore Repertory Theatre's The Little Company puts a musical twist (above) on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel about pirates and hidden treasure for family-friendly fun.

WHERE: DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Dec 13; 10am (weekdays); 11am and 2.30pm (weekends); Tue, 11am ADMISSION: $32 and $35 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to sistic.com.sg)


SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL

Do not miss the closing weekend of Singapore's biggest annual literary festival. Head down for a 12-hour medley of music and drama at The Arts House, inspired by texts and curated by playwright Huzir Sulaiman. Or meet Canadian poet Christian Bok (below), who has created a poem and translated it into DNA code.

CHRISTIAN BOK GOES INTERSTELLAR

WHERE: Chamber, The Arts House MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: $20 Festival Pass from Sistic INFO: www.singaporewritersfestival.com

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT YOU IS YOUR ATTITUDE PROBLEM (R18)

WHERE: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 7pm to 7am ADMISSION: $50 from Sistic INFO: www.singaporewritersfestival.com


VOYAGE TO NANYANG 3: FOOD PARADISE

Led by resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong (left, with actor Sugie Phua), the Singapore Chinese Orchestra presents a food-themed concert for younger audiences. The programme includes Lin Yi's Nanyang Cuisine Of Yesteryears, music with a video showing the evolution of hawker food, as well as the percussion work Tableware Beats by Qian Zhao Xi, which uses crockery and cutlery. Presented in Mandarin.

WHERE: SCO Concert Hall, Singapore Conference Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today, 10.30am; tomorrow, 2.30 and 5pm ADMISSION: $25 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2015, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe