Five things to do this weekend: 16 - 18 October

Arts appreciation

Five things to do this weekend: 16 - 18 October
Kabuki theatre? Why not? There's always something new to see every weekend, from Xavier Dolan's Mommy to underground art

FILM | Perspectives Film Festival

The National Museum of Singapore is presenting seven critically-acclaimed films that will see you on a trip into the unknown. Ranging from cinematics that explore the Iraq-Turkish border to the Australian Outback, the festival is also showing the local premiere of Xavier Dolan's Mommy.

15 - 18 October, National Museum of Singapore. Click here to find out more information.

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PARTY | For Rails

Touted to be their biggest party yet, For Rails will showcase Singapore's best underground artists, musicians and DJs. With Drem, Ken Drone and Kiat forming the lineup, this collaboration with Noise Singapore and Tact Space will also be featuring a community art workshop with pieces from the likes of Efoe and Sha Rul.

17 October from 3pm onwards at 369 Commonwealth Avenue. Go to their Facebook page for the full lineup.

MUSIC | Jazz & Wine

Join Gypsyfication as they serenade you with upbeat French-inspired jazz music while you chill with a glass of wine. Performing at French restaurant O Comptoir, it's a night to delicious crepes they're famous for while soaking up some smooth tunes.

17 October at O Comptoir. For more details, click here.

ARTS | Ebizo Ichikawa XI: Japan Theatre 2015

Returning to Singapore with two special performances, Japan Theatre is bringing their ancient craft to our shores in honour of SG50. For the first time, Uwanari, a traditional play which has not been performed in over 100 years will be staged. An all new kabuki titled Mimasu Kuruwa no Kasauri will also be debuting — both plays will star the prince of Kabuki theatre, Ebizo Ichikawa XI in what will surely be stellar performances.

17 to 18 October, Marina Bay Sands. Book your tickets here.

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THEATRE | Chinglish

In a first ever bilingual play that was a delight to watch, David Henry Hwang brings you on a hilarious journey with American businessman Daniel Cavanaugh as he attempts to secure a lucrative deal in China. You'll meet colourful characters that amaze and confuse the bewildered foreigner as he struggles with the communication barrier. Starring Adrian Pang, Daniel Jenkins and Oon Shu An.

Till 25 October at the Drama Centre Theatre. Tickets available here.

Text: Angelyn Kwek

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