5 things to do this weekend: 25 - 27 August

5 things to do this weekend: 25 - 27 August

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Text: Clara Tan

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Have a peek at the Swiss landscapes that inspired Richard Wagner, indulge in poetry and improv comedy at the Singapore Night Festival, and learn more about the refugees in Cisuara

ART | Supersonic - Opening Reception with Antoine Wagner
French/American artist Antoine Wagner presents the Swiss landscapes that inspired the music of German choreographer, Richard Wagner. Shot in the desert paranomas of Morocco and the glaciers of Austria, this photography series seeks to explore synaesthesia, a condition that transfers human senses. Witness Wagner trace the trail of his great-great-grandfather's exile to Switzerland through an exclusive movie screening.
'Return of Reality' by Antoine Wagner25 August, 7.30pm to 11pm at DECK. 

ART | Late-Night Texting 2017
Among the myriad of events happening at this year's Singapore Night Festival, be sure to bookmark this one. Presented by theatre group Centre 42, gather for an evening of short plays, poetry, comedy and storytelling from a line-up including Dark Matter Theatrics, Proletariat Poetry Factory, and The Latecomers.

Receive a customised, typewritten poem from the Proletariat Poetry FactoryTill 26 August, 6pm at Centre 42. 

FESTIVAL | The Imaginarium of Disco David 
Go on a wacky gastronomical adventure with Disco David as he takes you on a theatrical fest of dining and travelling. Set in a secret location, visitors can expect to go through five psychedelic spaces with mystical characters and a four-course meal depending on the theme, ranging from Shaolin Lifeguard, the Swan Ballerinas and Cunning Cabaret. 

Last year's theme, Dinner in WonderlandTill 2 September, 5.30pm to 10pm, location revealed 24 hours before every show. 

ART | The Local People Night Art Market at Singapore Night Festival 201
Support homegrown brands as The Local People set up space at this year's Night Festival. Bring home some adorable yogi glasses from houseware brand The Dinner Table Co, and adorn your outfits with minimalist jewellery label So Am I

The Dinner Table Co 

26 August, 5.30pm to 12am at Singapore Art Museum. 

ART | The Lost Children of Cisuara: Official launch 
Gain a better understanding of the refugees and asylum seekers stuck in Cisuara, where an undocumented community is caught in the crossfire between opposing sides. For the first time, they speak of their story in a documentary produced by freelance journalists Prabhu Silvam and Kenneth Lee. There will also be a Q&A session via Skype with two refugee families. 

Lost Children of Cisarua27 August, 5pm to 6.30pm at Artistry. 

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