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     NUS Centre for the Arts

    The Centre for the Arts, NUS was established in March 1993, bringing together various cultural agencies on campus, such as its main predecessor, The Centre for Musical Activities, and Campus Concerts, NUS Theatre, NUS Dance Ensemble, and the Forum for Creative Arts and Literature.

     2005

CFA Celebrates! (NUS Centennial Cultural Evenings)

presented by NUS Centre for the Arts

Lose yourself in this cross-genre series of four full-length concerts over four evenings, each expressing the beauty and uniqueness of Singapore’s four major cultures. Prepare for a colourful explosion of song and dance as 20 cultural and performing arts groups comprising of students, alumni and tutors come together to present collaborations and innovative works. 

ORIENTAL SUITE

Wednesday, 24 August 2005

University Cultural Centre Hall, 7.30pm

Tickets at $10, $8 & $6 from SISTIC at 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com.sg

Step into the Oriental Suite and be seduced by lilting melodies and a flurry of movement in the form of traditional Chinese and contemporary art performances. Not to be missed!

PAPPADUM

Thursday, 25 August 2005

University Cultural Centre Theatre, 7.30pm

Tickets at $10 & $6 from SISTIC at 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com.sg

Sit tight for thumping beats, whirling bodies and addictive action in this entertaining tale of a young Indian girl hoping to break free from the barriers of her racial heritage after she falls in love with a Hip Hop dude from-the-‘hood.

TIMELESS CLASSICS

Saturday, 27 August 2005

University Cultural Centre Hall, 7.30pm

Tickets at $10, $8 & $6 from SISTIC at 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com.sg

Discover the beauty of Western music at this unforgettable showcase of pieces that will soothe the music lover’s soul and move the human spirit. Expect a blend of contemporary and well-loved favourites.

MACBETH - UNMASKED

Sunday, 28 August 2005

University Cultural Centre Theatre, 7.30pm

Tickets at $10 & $6 from SISTIC at 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com.sg

One of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies gets an Asian twist in the form of the traditional Indonesian art form of wayang kulit (shadow puppetry) and contemporary dance. In this adaptation of the English tragedy, your senses will be stirred by the bewitching sounds of the tinkling gamelan!

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DANCE REFLECTIONS 2005

presented by NUS Centre for the Arts

Saturday & Sunday, 16 & 17 September 2005

University Cultural Centre Hall, 7.30pm

Ticketed Event

Featuring the combined talents of dance choreographers, savour new works performed by CFA's talented dance groups. 

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INSPIRING ARTISTES: KOTA YAMAZAKI FLUID HUG-HUG CO.

presented by NUS Centre for the Arts and Braun Büffel

Saturday & Sunday, 23 & 24 September 2005

University Cultural Centre Theatre, 7.30pm

Tickets at $20 & $25 (not inclusive of SISTIC fee) from SISTIC at 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com.sg

Co-presented by Braun Büffel, CFA’s Inspiring Artistes platform returns this year with Japanese dance group – Kota Yamazaki Fluid hug-hug Co. Trained in Butoh, classical ballet and modern dance, Yamazaki’s signature style defies dance categorization. Be challenged by a performance that is contradictory, exciting and just…different.

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Dome Readings

presented by NUS Centre for the Arts

14 October 2005

University Cultural Centre, 6.30pm

Free Admission

The Dome Readings at the University Cultural Centre are now a eagerly awaited bi-monthly session of readings by Singapore's writers and playwrights. We have hosted established and prize-winning writers as well as younger ones just learning how to fly with words. It is also a platform for foreign writers visiting or passing through Singapore. Starting in June 2005, Dome Readings have been programmed for the second Friday of the even months at 6.30pm.

The final session of Dome Readings for 2005 is on 9 December.

 

     2004

Dome Literary Readings - April

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2 Apr 2004

 

Public Lecture: Lectures on Indian Music

by Dr M. Hariharen

30 - 31 Mar 2004

 

Writer's Talk 2004: Reflections on Poetry & the Self: A Personal Record

Public Lecture by Poet and Theatre-Specialist
Professor Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof

5 Apr 2004

Organised by The Centre for the Arts, NUS

 

ExxonMobil Campus Concerts

NUS Hall Extravaganza

March 2004

 

Rhythms & Rhapsodies 2004

 27 Feb - 14 Mar 2004

 

Programmes - 2003

     See also our Entertainment section for plays, musicals, dances, other performances, as well as exhibitions in Singapore.

This section commenced on 18 Aug 2003