Five things to do over the weekend of May 3-5

In preparation for Mother's Day that's happening next weekend, get hands on and paint a picture of peonies for the most important woman in your life! 

Alternatively, learn more about the artform of Kathakali and walk home with your own kathakali portrait – done by yourself of course. 

For the drama enthusiasts, there are also shows lined up for you. Check out the details below: 

1. Salaam Noni Appa

Photo courtesy: u2udigital
Photo courtesy: u2udigital

Salaam, Noni Appa is based on Twinkle Khanna’s latest book titled The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad – and it promises an evening of slice of life drama that’ll see Noni Appa on a quest to find love at an old age.

When: May 3
Where: National Library Drama Centre Theatre
Entry: SGD 40-75

2. Mother's Day Special: Peonies Impressionism Workshop

Photo courtesy: boulevart
Photo courtesy: boulevart

Peonies Impressionism Workshop is a Mother's Day special, where you will learn to paint peonies in impressionism style.

Your painting will be framed up right after the workshop, making it the perfect gift this Mother's Day! Alternatively, sign up with your mum, child, or any family member to make this extra special.

When: May 4
Where: boulevart
Entry: SGD 70

3. What Artists Read Vol. 1: Quinn Lum

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Photo courtesy: unsplash

The new monthly sharing programme, What Artists Read, is held on the first Saturday of each month.

It is an artist-led book sharing programme that hopes to ignite an innate interest to explore books beyond conventional reading material. This programme provides audiences with the opportunity to here from artists on books that inspire and shape their practice and voice. 

When: May 4
Where: DECK
Entry: Free

4. Kathakali Painting Workshop

Photo courtesy: LiSHA
Photo courtesy: LiSHA

Organised by the Indian Heritage Centre in collaboration with the Singapore Malayalee Association, this colourful workshop is for participants who want to learn about the interesting art of Kathakali.

Explore the fascinating artform and the significant details behind the make-up of the kathakali performer.

Participants will get to hands on paint their own kathakali portrait as a takeaway too!

When: May 4
Where: Indian Heritage Centre
Entry: Free

5. Bollywood Returns


This hilarious spoofy satire will bring tears of laughter to your eyes. Join a cheesy producer, his wannabe has been actress girlfriend, a choreographer on an overdrive, a frustrated acting coach, a confused script writer, an ambitious assistant, 2 filmy extras, a fake Godwoman and her self proclaimed devotee!

When: May 3
Where: Blackbox, Goodman Arts Centre
Entry: SGD42

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