Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (20-22 November 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 18 November 2015 12:00 AM | Updated 3:49 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (20-22 November 2015)

Dutch EDM superstar Fedde Le Grandgets behind the Zouk’s main decks at this Friday to dish out pumpin’ beats and mixes.


'Battlefield'

Don’t miss theatre titan Peter Brook’s ‘
Battlefield, which reimagines the last chapter from the ancient poem, the ‘Mahabharata’. Directed by Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, the play explores the dynastic struggle for power between the Pandavas and their cousins, the Kauravas.

The biggest contemporary dance event in Southeast Asia, M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival returns this weekend. The event features an exciting line-up of more than 90 artists from Australia, Hong Kong, Israel and South Korea.

The Magna Carta, a 13th-century English document which paved the way for the establishment of fundamental human freedoms, will be displayed at the Supreme Court. 800 Years of Magna Cartafeatures of one of four remaining 1217 copies of the document -- on loan from Hereford Cathedral in Britain. Written in Latin on a lambskin, it played a key role in the history of democracy and is a globally recognised symbol of the rule of law.

'Collider'

Take a journey behind the scenes of the biggest scientific experiment in the world at Collider.
Blending science and theatre, the award-winning exhibition will bring visitors on a journey of scientific discovery via a tunnel-like design which replicates the European Organisation for Nuclear Research's (CERN) underground facility.

Bring the youngs ones to the Victoria Concert Hall to catch Emily Saves the Orchestra, an internationally acclaimed children’s concert that combines drama, dance, costumes and orchestral music to tell the tale of bravery and hope. It’s the best platform to expose your kids to classics like Beethoven’s ‘Ninth Symphony’, Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ and Rossini’s ‘The William Tell Overture’. 


'The Emperor's New Clothes'

For this year’s year-end pantomime, Wild Rice puts a familiar spin toThe Emperor's New Clothes. The show is about a vain leader who neglects his citizens to put up an extravagant National Dress Parade. Directed by Pam Oei, the show stars Lim Kay Siu and Benjamin Kheng.

Since its debut in 1988, ‘Beauty World’ has enjoyed multiple iterations on stage and on the big screen. Dick Lee directs this latest edition of the beloved musical comedy set in the mid-1960s. Stars Jeanette Aw, Janice Koh, Timothy Wan, Frances Lee and Joshua Lim.


One of 'Totem's' new acts

Trace the journey of human evolution through a mix of mythology and science, Cirque du Soleil’s latest visual feast, ‘Totem’ has it all — from the exquisite costumes and stunning set to the phenomenal live band and impressive precision of its acrobatic feats. The show just added two new acts to its repertoire.

MORE: 'Totem' review

One of Singapore’s renowned dance music record labels Syndicate returns after a long break with an amazing party this Saturday at Lion’s Den (2/F HPL House, 50 Cuscaden Rd). Experimental hip-hop artiste Mean will be launching his new album on this night while electronica artiste Blankverse makes his Syndicate debut. 

Check out our events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!