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#Stayhome guide for Monday: Watch a visual dance piece, go behind the scenes in Beauty World and more

1. 30 Days Of Art With NAC: Pandemic through a fresh Lens

The choreography for Lens by Sriwana is inspired by the isolation and social distancing demanded by the pandemic and reflects scenes of family squabbles and domestic abuse. PHOTO: SRIWANA

Sriwana, founded in 1950, is one of the oldest performing arts groups in Singapore.

The pandemic is just the latest challenge to this veteran troupe, which began as a keroncong party (a traditional Malay orchestra).

Its president and artistic director Fauziah Hanom Yusof, 58, says the circuit breaker has brought home "the need for us to explore different ways of bringing the arts to the public through digital platforms".

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2. CHECK OUT: Behind the scenes in musical Beauty World

 Behind the scenes in musical Beauty World.
PHOTO: ALFRED PHANG

A lot of work goes into a production like home-grown musical Beauty World.

This three-episode video series features interviews with the creative minds behind the 2015 staging of the theatrical hit by writer Michael Chiang and composer Dick Lee.

Hosted by director and educator Jeffrey Tan, the episodes include interviews with talent such as set designer Wong Chee Wai and lighting designer Yo Shao Ann who discuss their creative process and vision for the musical.

Info: Behind the Scenes @ Beauty World 2015

3. REVISIT: The best of Glastonbury


Beyonce at Glastonbury 2011. PHOTO: BBC MUSIC/YOUTUBE

With its multiple stages, star-studded line-up and wide variety of genres, Glastonbury in Somerset, England, is often acclaimed as one of the world's finest music festivals.

While this year's edition, which would have been its 50th anniversary, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, music fans can relive some of its finest performances online in the Glastonbury Experience series.

These include those by American R&B star Beyonce in 2011, British singer Adele in 2016 and the late David Bowie in 2000.

Info: The Glastonbury Experience YouTube playlist

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