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Rockin' Liao Zhai and More After Dark, This Week!

Events - 22 March 2010 9:00 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Rockin' Liao Zhai and More After Dark, This Week!

We bring you the top 5 must-catch events happening after hours this week. Miss them at your own peril!

1. Liao Zhai Rocks! Concert《聊斋》

Inspired by the colourful folk stories of Qing dynasty classic ‘The Strange Tales of Liao Zhai’, Liao Zhai Rocks! vamps up all things period and brings you into a fantastical world of captivating characters.
Until April 11, at the Drama Center Theater. Tickets from $19 to $69.

2. Singapore-France Jazz Alliance

In celebration of the Month of Francophonie, the Alliance Française de Singapour and Showtime Productions Pte Ltd presents the Singapore-France Jazz Alliance Concert, featuring Jeremy Monteiro, Christy Smith, Soh Wen Ming from Singapore and special guests Nicolas Folmer and Sylvain Beuf from France. A must for jazzophiles.

From Thursday to Friday, at the Alliance Francaise. Tickets at $55.


3. Shah Jahan: The Eternal Love of a Mughal Emperor

Watch the splendour of the Mughal courts come to life through poetry, narrative, music and dance. Readings of Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore's poem Shah Jahan will be accompanied by the flamboyant dancing of renowned Kathak dancers Vidha and Abhimanyu Lal from India.

Friday only, at the Asian Civilisations Museum.


4. Family – the play

This powerful and haunting play traces the life of Tan Neo, a woman who comes to Singapore in 1920 to start a new life, only to lose her husband, then all her sons. For the family of widows, blood will always be thicker than tears. But generations later, in today’s Singapore, how much do people remember?

From Wednesday to Sunday, at the Drama Centre. Tickets at $30.


5. Sitar Concert by Shahid Parvez

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan’ profoundly simple philosophy: "Music is my life" sums up his mastery of the sitar, making him one of the finest players around today. His global reputation as an awe inspiring performer is complemented by another rare gift - his ability to spread his music as a dedicated and loving guru.

Tuesday only, at the Esplanade. Tickets from $30 to $40.


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