Five things to do this weekend: 11 - 13 September

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Five things to do this weekend: 11 - 13 September
Indulge in a dinner theatre, French hip hop and Asian short films this long weekend

FILM | Asian Film Symposium 2015

Take a gander through the lens of Asian perspectives on how pop culture influences our society. Back after a six year hiatus, the Asian Film Symposium will showcase a curated collection of short films by film programmers from various South-East Asian countries — curators from Objectifs and The Substation are Singapore's representatives. Featuring compilations influenced by the mass media with elements from fashion and television to music and language, this is one appointment film aficionados won't want to miss.

10 - 13 September, from 6pm at Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Filmmaking. For more information and tickets, click here.

Asian Film Symposium

ARTS | The Karl Experience 

For the person who enjoys every facet of the arts, dinner theatre The Karl Experience is tailor-made for you. Venture on a journey with drama, food and molecular mixology conjured by a team of professionals in a perfect brew of mischief and mystery. From the makers of Andsoforth, a popup restaurant specialising in dinner theatres, it's a growing trend you should be keeping your eyes peeled for.

11 - 12 September. To discover more, check out Andsoforth's homepage

Karl Experience

THEATRE | Globe to Globe Hamlet 

From Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to Capitol Theatre Singapore, get ready to witness Hamlet like you've never seen it before. In a fresh rendition of this classic favourite, a company of 12 talented actors deliver a brisk, digestible version coupled with an improv spirit. Globe to Globe Hamlet spans seven continents and 205 nations, with only five performances staged in Singapore. 

11 - 12 September at the Capitol Theatre. Get tickets and follow the journey of Globe to Globe Hamlet here

Globe to Globe Hamlet

MUSIC | IAM Live in Singapore 

If you're looking to unleash your inner dancing machine, French hip hop legends IAM will be in Singapore for the very first time to perform their chart-topping hits. Kicking off with the classic number Je Danse le Mia, the band is pulling out all the stops following their extensive US tour and summer festival performances. 

12 September, 8pm at Kallang Theatre. Book your tickets here and check their Facebook page for more details. 

IAM Live in Singapore

ART | ARNDT: Rodel Tapaya, Diamond in the Distance 

Bridging the mystical and reality, leading Filipino visual artist Rodel Tapaya will be exhibiting his latest collection 'Diamond in the Distance', where he explores human desires in the search for metaphorical treasure. Using acrylic on canvas and paper, the exhibition draws inspiration from a story by American minister Russell Conwell, Acres of Diamonds, which depicts the plight of overseas Filipino workers.  

13 September - 15 October, from 11am at ARNDT Singapore. Visit ARNDT's page for more information.

ARNDT: Rodel Tapaya, The Crocodile

Text: Angelyn Kwek

  • Image:
    Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Film,
    Shakespeare's Globe,
    Rodel Tapaya
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