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Arts picks: Women Of Singapore exhibition, Melbourne International Comedy Fest 2014

Australian comedian Ronny Chieng will be performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Fest 2014, alongside comedy headliner Harley Breen, upcoming star Luke McGregor and banjo-playing Annie Edmonds. -- PHOTO: THE SUBSTATION
Australian comedian Ronny Chieng will be performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Fest 2014, alongside comedy headliner Harley Breen, upcoming star Luke McGregor and banjo-playing Annie Edmonds. -- PHOTO: THE SUBSTATION
Quek Ling Kiong, conductor of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA
Quek Ling Kiong, conductor of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA
Mo Gu Notes, a miniature puppetry show by Taiwanese puppetry artist Hsueh Mei-Hua will be staged as part of the M1 Chinese Theatre Festival 2014. -- PHOTO: THE THEATRE PRACTICE
Mo Gu Notes, a miniature puppetry show by Taiwanese puppetry artist Hsueh Mei-Hua will be staged as part of the M1 Chinese Theatre Festival 2014. -- PHOTO: THE THEATRE PRACTICE
One of the portraits on display at the exhibition, Women Of Singapore. Robin Ann Rheaume’s portraits showcase the diverse faces and stories of women living in Singapore. -- PHOTO: ROBIN RHEAUME
One of the portraits on display at the exhibition, Women Of Singapore. Robin Ann Rheaume’s portraits showcase the diverse faces and stories of women living in Singapore. -- PHOTO: ROBIN RHEAUME
One of the portraits on display at the exhibition, Women Of Singapore. Robin Ann Rheaume’s portraits showcase the diverse faces and stories of women living in Singapore. -- PHOTO: ROBIN RHEAUME
One of the portraits on display at the exhibition, Women Of Singapore. Robin Ann Rheaume’s portraits showcase the diverse faces and stories of women living in Singapore. -- PHOTO: ROBIN RHEAUME

WOMEN OF SINGAPORE

Catch this thought-provoking exhibition at Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film.

Robin Ann Rheaume's photo portraits here showcase the diverse faces and stories of women living in Singapore.

The exhibition is organised by Etiquette SG, which uses art to highlight and discuss gender issues and women's concerns.

Where: Objectifs, 56A Arab Street MRT: Bugis When: Till July 19, 11am - 7pm (Mon - Fri), noon - 6pm (Sat), closed on Sun & public holiday Admission: Free Tel: 6293-9782 Info: www.etiquette.sg & www.objectifs.com.sg

Akshita Nanda


MO GU NOTES

Children aged five and above will be thrilled at these miniature puppetry sessions by Taiwanese artist Hsueh Mei-hua. The performance is in Mandarin and includes a 20-minute puppetry session and 20 minutes of sharing.

Hsueh was inspired by the miniature curio cabinets of the Qing dynasty and her show here is part of an annual Chinese Theatre Festival organised by local group The Theatre Practice and sponsored this year by M1.

Where: Creative Cube, Lasalle College of the Arts MRT: Little India/Bugis When: Till Sun, 10am & 3pm (today), 11am, 2 & 5pm (tomorrow & Sun) Admission: $28 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) Info: www.practice.org.sg

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SCO COMMUNITY CONCERTS

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra goes to the heartland this weekend with open-air concerts near Jurong East MRT station tomorrow and Hougang MRT station on Sunday.

Led by resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong, the concerts will feature Malay and Indian folk songs along with Chinese orchestral pieces. Both events are sponsored by Singapore Press Holdings' Gift Of Music series.

The Sunday concert is part of a larger community event called the Red & White Picnic Under The Stars, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as the guest of honour.

What: Tunes Of Exuberance @ Jurong East Where: Open field beside Jurong East MRT station MRT: Jurong East When: Tomorrow, 7.30pm Admission: Free What: Tunes Of Exuberance Where: Open field beside Hougang MRT station MRT: Hougang When: Sun, 8pm Admission: Free

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THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2014

Let your hair down by catching performances from one of Australia's hottest comedians, Ronny Chieng, comedy headliner Harley Breen, upcoming star Luke McGregor and banjo-playing Annie Edmonds. Presented by The Substation.

Where: DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay When: Today, 8pm, tomorrow, 6 & 9pm Admission: $49 (pay $25 extra for free flow of wine during the intermission) Tel: 6348-5555 Info: No entry for those under 16. Go to www.sistic.com.sg & www.substation.org

Clarissa Oon