CELEBRATION IN DANCE
Singapore Dance Theatre will perform two works - Goh Choo San's Schubert Symphony and Edwaard Liang's Opus 25 - at this one-night showcase, which will also feature performances by eight Singapore dance schools under the Royal Academy of Dance, an international dance education organisation headquartered in Britain.
EARLY CHINESE NEWSPAPERS IN SINGAPORE (1881-1942)
This exhibition captures the development of the Chinese newspaper industry in Singapore's early days. Artefacts range from a Hakka-Malay dictionary to a copy of Lat Pau, Singapore's first Chinese daily.
WHERE: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road MRT: Novena WHEN: Till Oct 9, 10am to 5pm (Tuesday to Sunday) ADMISSION: Free for Singaporeans and permanent residents; $2 to $4 for non-Singaporeans INFO: Go to www.sysnmh.org.sg/en
SSO PRESENTS SHAKESPEARE400: HAMLET THE YEAR 1917
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra tackles a series of Russian works, including Tchaikovsky's Hamlet: Fantasy Overture.
Russia-born pianist Nikolai Demidenko will play Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto, while conductor Darrell Ang will close the concert with Shostakovich's Symphony No. 12.
WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $15 to $78 from Sistic INFO: www.sso.org.sg
HOW TO BE HAPPY
Betrayal, infidelity and abandonment are par for the course in this play, which follows the meltdown of a marriage gone stale when a man strikes up a torrid affair with a girl 10 years his junior. Young playwright Amanda Leong is behind this drama, while Buds Theatre's artistic director Claire Devine directs.