Weekend Picks: 9 – 10 Mar

Dare You Dino, #BuySingLit 2019

It’s a weekend packed with programmes from our local arts and literary scenes, so be sure to get out there and lend your support! There are also fun outings for nature enthusiasts, while tech lovers can look forward to an exciting exhibition at the ArtScience Museum.

 

1. Arts In Your Neighbourhood

7 to 24 Mar

Various locations

Bringing enriching art experiences right into the heartlands, this edition focuses on the district of Tampines. Featuring music and theatre performances, art installations and exhibitions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Details.

Arts In Your Neighbourhood 7 – 24 March 2019

 

2. #BuySingLit 2019

8 to 17 Mar

Various locations

This third edition of the movement to promote homegrown literature is set to be the biggest yet, with over 80 programmes like storytelling, meet-the-author sessions, workshops and more for everyone from preschoolers to seniors. Learn more.

Dare You Dino, #BuySingLit 2019

 

3. PLAYtime! The Dragon’s Dentist

Till 17 Mar

Theatre Studio,, Esplanade

Take a deep breath and steel your nerves as you follow a dragon dentist and his apprentice on an adventure into the dragon’s mouth to solve its toothy problems. Find out more.

Meet Master (left) and Toothy (right) in The Dragon's Dentist.
Meet Master (left) and Toothy (right) in The Dragon’s Dentist.

 

4. Symphony in the Gardens: Gardens by the Bay

9 Mar, 6 pm to 7 pm

The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay

Enjoy beautiful classical music amidst lush greenery at this free concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. More info.

Generic violin

 

5. MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood

7 to 17 Mar, 10 am to 7 pm

ArtScience Museum

See the real and virtual worlds meld at this exhibition, which offers over 20 immersive experiences by talented young artists that will stretch your minds. Find out more.

A visitor experiences Water Bodies, an interactive VR installation by illustrator Adeline Tan aka Mightyellow [Image Courtesy of The MeshMinds Foundation]

6. Sakura Matsuri

9 to 31 Mar

Gardens by the Bay

Take in the stunning beauty of cherry blossoms and explore the food, costumes and culture of Japan at this popular festival. Details.

Sakura

 

7. Beautiful Sunday: Animation Alive!

10 Mar, 3 pm to 4 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

Join the AudioImage Wind Ensemble as they bring you on a musical journey to visit well-loved tunes from cartoons, animation and anime. Learn more.

Generic musical notes

 

8. Weekends at The Artground

9 to 10 Mar

The Artground

Enjoy a range of age-specific drop-in programmes such as music and dance workshops and storytelling. More info.

 

 

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