AKSHITA NANDA RECOMMENDS

Arts Picks: Something Very Far Away, The Finger Players, Sensorium 360° and Margaret Chen

Something Very Far Away by British troupe Unicorn Theatre uses puppetry and an astronomer's haunting love story to enchant children and adults. -- PHOTO: ROBERT DAY 
Something Very Far Away by British troupe Unicorn Theatre uses puppetry and an astronomer's haunting love story to enchant children and adults. -- PHOTO: ROBERT DAY 

SOMETHING VERY FAR AWAY

This beautiful performance by British troupe Unicorn Theatre uses puppetry and an astronomer's haunting love story to enchant children and adults. Recommended for ages six and up.

Where: Esplanade Recital Studio MRT: City Hall/Esplanade When: Today, 2 & 5pm, tomorrow & Sun, 10am, noon & 5pm Admission: $28 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


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THE FINGER PLAYERS' 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON: TURN BY TURN WE TURN

Think puppets are just for kids? Think again with this restaging of Turn By Turn We Turn, about a puppet troupe in China holding fast to its art amid political turmoil from the 1920s to the present day. The Finger Players won multiple Life! Theatre Awards for this 2011 production.Where: Drama Centre Black Box, National Library Building Level 5 MRT: City Hall/Bugis When: Today, 8pm, tomorrow, 3 & 8pm, Sun, 3pm Admission: $35 (call Sistic for package deal options)


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SENSORIUM 360°

Smell songs, hear scents and cuddle sculptures at this exhibition of 11 artworks. A playful and innovative reminder that there is more to art than the visual.

Where: Singapore Art Museum MRT: Bras Basah When: Till Oct 22, 10am - 7pm (Sat - Thu), 10am - 9pm (Fri) Admission: Free for Singapore citizens & permanent residents, $10 (adult), $5 (student & those aged 60 & above) Tel: 6589-9580 Info: www.singaporeartmuseum.sg


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VCH ORGAN SERIES PRESENTS: MARGARET CHEN

Professional organ recitals are a rarity here, so grab the chance to attend a free concert featuring Mendelssohn's Sonata No. 3 In A Major and Mozart's Kirchensonaten For Organ And Strings, among others. Organist Margaret Chen is joined by string players from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, including violinist Alexander Souptel and cellist Ng Pei-Sian.

Where: Victoria Concert Hall MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall When: Sun, 7.30pm Admission: Free but pre-register for places at www.sistic.com.sg/events/marg1014