From music performances to manga exhibition, this weekend promises tons of fun and interesting discoveries for both locals and travelers. Although, it may rain a bit, but like that ever stops us enjoying ourselves!
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Lovesong is a love story and the complex journey of marriage. William and Margaret’s lives entwine with Billy and Maggie’s and reveal a beautiful story of a couple growing and evolving through the inevitable highs and lows of marriage. When time is short, even the routines of everyday life become special and are remembered forever.
Architect Co Van Hau shares his passion about spatial structure, geometric techniques, and architectural models’ execution in this upcoming talk at Salon Saigon.
Ten years ago, Vasco’s was was the place to be on Fridays in Saigon. The Ricegrowers played each week with energy and warmth in an atmospheric French colonial villa.
Vasco’s was demolished years ago, but Tofu, Mark, Hoai Anh and Quay are coming together again.
200 years after the first volume of Hokusai Manga was published, the rich visual expressions created by Katsushika Hokusai andhis contemporaries continue to captivate. Fans worldwide regard this pictorial compendium as the origin of today’s manga, but their aesthetic does not immediately suggest a direct link. The question remains; do present-day graphic narratives and Hokusai’s “diverse drawings” share anything other than a name?
Fascinating viewing for all types of art lovers.
A 2-day community festival and workshop program that showcases the very best of local, regional and international arts and culture
Recently formed Rickety Rouge Affair is an acoustic/ folk trio with keys, strings, horns, and a whole lot of harmonies already making plenty of rickety noise on the HCMC music scene. RRA hails from Ireland, England, and the States with an ecelctic background in the music scenes in France, Russia, England, and Ireland. Working on their rickety repetoir and looking to record in HCMC this summer.
‘The Art of Chamber Music’ is a showcase of solo artists, although there are not a large number of artists involved, but often with a high level of professional quality. This performance will bring new styles of music, which are more or less dissimilar to the classical music of the late 18th and early 19th century. The chamber music of famous composers of Romantic era: G.Bizet, D. Shostakovich, F.Lizst, S. Rachmaninov, A. Dvorak. Two representatives of 20th century music: A. Schnittke (Russia), G. Pierné (France). Especially, the program introduces the works of two famous contemporary Japanese composers, K. Hirao and Shin – Ichiro Ikebe.
With Echoing Scars, Bernard-Gotteland, known for visceral, defiant works that use language and lore from both popular culture and sub-cultures (most notably cinema and extreme metal) to deliberate on the metaphysical, takes as a starting point the examination of the dichotomy between the universal and the individual, between rules of nature and man’s free will.
Thy’s figures seem sculpted or transfixed, and Regis’ gadgets engage in Sisyphean labor. In their moment of capture, the embodied forms can have only one physical aspect.