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A Peter Rabbit Tale, This Chord And Others, and more

Jim Allen Abel's Board Of Generals series (left) is part of The History Of Boys exhibition.
A Peter Rabbit TalePHOTO:THE LITTLE COMPANY

A PETER RABBIT TALE

In this coming-of-age tale by the Singapore Repertory Theatre's The Little Company, based on Beatrix Potter's beloved children's classic, young Peter tires of chores and runs away from his burrow, but must contend with the trials and tribulations of the wider world.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till April 14, 10am (weekdays), 11am and 2pm (weekends and public holidays) ADMISSION: $25 from Sistic INFO: www.srt.com.sg


THIS CHORD AND OTHERS

Director Timothy Nga restages Haresh Sharma's 1991 comedy about race and religion as part of The Studios season by Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay. In it, the friendship of three young men of different races (above) is tested by a job promotion and office antics.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 and 8pm; Sunday, 3pm ADMISSION: $35 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: bit.ly/2nyJoCC


THE HISTORY OF BOYS: THE MES 56 AND BEYOND

This exhibition by Indonesian contemporary photography collective MES 56 mixes works such as Wimo Ambala Bayang's cheeky post-colonial The Dutch Are Already Near! series (above) with Yaya Sung's sombre memorials to lives lost during political tumult.

WHERE: Deck, 120A Prinsep Street MRT: Bugis/Rochor WHEN: Till April 23, noon to 7pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays), noon to 5pm (Sundays), closed on Mondays and public holidays ADMISSION: $5 INFO: www.deck.sg



Jim Allen Abel’s Board Of Generals series (above) is part of The History Of Boys exhibition.

MIGRANT POETRY EVENING

Listen to voices from the margins as migrant workers - such as event organiser and Ethos-published poet Md Mukul Hossine and last year's Migrant Worker Poetry Competition winner Bikas Nath - take a breather to read their poems alongside local writers such as Cyril Wong and Pooja Nansi.

WHERE: Isthana Restaurant, 1C Rowell Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: April 8, 7 to 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Call 8208-0574

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 31, 2017, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe