Welcome to a new season of the Arts in Your Neighbourhood. From dance, music and theatre programmes to arts installations, the March season of the Arts in Your Neighbourhood promises something for everyone.
We’re set for an exciting 3 weeks – this season throws its spotlight on Toa Payoh town – Singapore’s second oldest satellite town after Queenstown. Get ready to delve into the stories that revolve around iconic landmarks like the Dragon playground and the Toa Payoh Town Park through a music and storytelling trail, experience how fantasy plays out in a theatre performance that showcases larger-than-life props of everyday objects, and meet & exchange thoughts about the town at an interactive arts installation planted in the heart of Toa Payoh, at the HDB Hub from 10 to 27 March!
Besides the programmes happening in Toa Payoh, this programme guide will take you from one neighbourhood to another, and help you navigate the arts activities ranging from storytelling trails, films to music and dance
– look forward also to the Arts in Your Neighbourhood trail we have designed for you – so take your time to plan out your itinerary!
Now – 25 March 2016
The Real Estates – Toa Payoh edition – by Jean Loo feat. other young photographers
A stunning visual tapestry of photographs mounted on an art installation, showcasing familiar sights and scenes from the Toa Payoh neighbourhood. Anyone can also contribute to the installation by writing down a phase to share what they love about Toa Payoh.
20 March 2016
The Rainbow Toymaker – by Sweet Tooth (Cake Theatrical Productions)
A visually exciting theatre performance where a dynamic interplay of music, costumes, larger-than-life props and storytelling allows young audiences to enjoy a magical tale, interact with the performers and discover some of Singapore’s best-loved retro games such as Five Stones and Pick-up sticks.
20 March 2016
Arts Imprints Around My Neighbourhood – by Quek Ling Kiong feat 10 local musicians including Tay Kexin
A unique music and storytelling trail that transforms iconic landmarks in Toa Payoh to unusual sites for pop-up performances.
26 March 2016
Musicals to Movies – by the Windstars Ensemble (WSE)
Unwind and soak in the potpourri of sounds as WSE will perform a highly-entertaining repertoire of music pieces from raved musicals to blockbuster movies like Lion King, Les Miserables, Frozen, Star Wars and many more!
26 March 2016
Stories under the Stars – by ACT3 Theatrics
Be part of this interactive and fun-filled craft and story-telling session that tells stirring tales of what it was like just before our Nation’s independence and even in the years after, where farms and fishing villages were prevalent on our island. This is a family-friendly storytelling and craft session where parents and kids can bond over stories of Singapore’s rich history.
Make this March holiday an educational and fulfilling one for both families and children!