5 things to do this weekend: 18 - 20 November
THEATRE | Disgraced
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Ayad Akhtar's inspirational play will feature artistic director Gaurav Kripalani as Amir in the leading role. Set in an Upper East Side apartment in New York, he plays a successful South Asian Muslim who faces controversial issues on racial, religion and class — timely in the light of the recent American elections.
From now till 4 December, 8pm at KC Arts Centre. For more information, click here.
ART | Painted Shadows
Have extra canned food to offer? Barter it for a guided walk with poet Ng Yi-Sheng as he shares the hidden stories of oppression, struggle, liberation, love and loss behind the cells and artefacts of the National Gallery.
18-19 November, 4.30-7.30pm at Supreme Court Wing. For more information, click here.
PARTY | A Series of Intentions
To pave the way for their new home, Kilo Lounge will be throwing a series of pop-up parties. Presenting acts such as DJ W!LD, Petar Dundov, and The Revenge at undisclosed locations that will only be revealed on the day itself, the first is happening this weekend.
18-25 November, 10pm till late at Kilo Lounge. For more information, click here.
EXHIBITION | NASA: A Human adventure
Done obsessing over the supermoon? Get up close with over 200 artefacts including models and actual parts of a spacecraft. Narrated through five different galleries, you'll also see snapshots of Leonardo Da Vinci's work, the Soviet launch of Sputnik in 1957 and a 10-metre long launcher to take humans to the moon and back.
19 November onwards, at Art Science Museum. For more information, click here.
MARKET | Amoy St. Bloc Party
Infamous for its opium-smoking dens in the past, Amoy street now teems with bars and restaurants alike. It's going to come alive once more with live acts by local DJ KFC and visiting food establishments such as Ding Dong and boCHINChe to fill you up.
20 November, 3pm-10pm at Amoy Street. For more information, click here.
- Image: Instagram | Ding Dong, Instagram | Kilokitchen, Facebook | Petar Dundov, Facebook | The Revenge, Facebook | Ng Yi-Sheng
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