Arts In Your Neighbourhood
Denizens of Pasir Ris can look forward to 10 online and physical events in this biannual arts programme by the National Arts Council. The event spotlights different Singapore neighbourhoods each time.
Highlights include The Puppeteer Prepares by The Finger Players, featuring a puppetry film on Facebook as well as an exhibition at Pasir Ris Public Library; Kotak Foto by 3Pumpkins, where you can see Pasir Ris through a pinhole camera in a roving truck; and visual arts walking trail The Story Of A Place Is In Its Name, with works by artists such as Jamie Teo and Divaagar.
Where: Online; various locations in Pasir Ris
MRT: Pasir Ris
When: March 11 to 28
Ding Yi Music Company's huqin virtuosos Chin Yen Choong and Fred Chan will show off the versatility of the bowed string instrument with compositions such as Ditty Of Henan, The Billowing To The Sand and Cantonese Medley.
They will play on different fiddles from the huqin family, such as the erhu, yehu and zhonghu.
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive
When: March 16, 7.30pm
Admission: $28 via Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to Sistic's website)
Info: Esplanade's website
Seize the Day: A Celebration of Yeng Pway Ngon
Writers, translators and publishers will reflect on the life and legacy of the late Cultural Medallion winner Yeng Pway Ngon in this live online event.
The Chinese-language writer, who died in January, wrote more than 20 works - including Singapore Literature Prize-winning titles Unrest (2002), Trivialities About Me And Myself (2006) and Art Studio (2011).
This event is presented by the Singapore Book Council and City Book Room.
Where: Singapore Book Council's Facebook page
When: March 13, 10am to noon