Happenings - Arts

ARTS

AUDITIONS

Open Call For Incubation Programme: The Seed Incubator

Saga Seed Theatre is looking for new and/or unstaged scripts by Singapore- based playwrights. They may submit any number of scripts and there are no restrictions on age, background or level of experience. Scripts for which the rights are with the playwright are preferred.

INFO: Submit a complete script via e-mail to sagaseedtheatre@gmail.com, together with a short playwright's statement of interest, by Oct 10. Go to sagaseedtheatre.wixsite.com/home


BOOKS

Meet-The-Artist: Evangeline Neo Of Eva Goes Solo

In her second book, Evangeline Neo experiences some of the best and not-quite-best that Japan has to offer.

WHERE: Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store, 04-20 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: www.kinokuniya.com.sg

Meet-The-Artist/Animator: Cheeming Boey Of When I Was A Kid 4: Childhood Stories

The Malaysian artist/animator, known for his doodle art, talks about his latest book, a graphic novel about surviving school, siblings and parents.

WHERE: Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store, 04-20 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: www.kinokuniya.com.sg


CONCERTS

Singapore's Gifted Young Musicians In Concert

The Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra welcomes some of Singapore's most promising young musical virtuosos, including guitarist Kevin Loh, winner of the First Prize at the 8th Andres Segovia International Guitar Competition for Young Guitarists in 2014.

WHERE: Sota Concert Hall, School of the Arts Singapore, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Sun, 5pm ADMISSION: $16 - $24 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

VCH Organ Series: Carnival Of The Animals

Organ and percussion come together in Lloyd Pfautsch's Affirmation, a work inspired by an Emily Bronte poem. The programme also includes The Typewriter and a special arrangement of Carnival Of The Animals by Margaret Chen and Matt Moore.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Mon, 12.30pm (doors open at noon) ADMISSION: Free (seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; seats are limited) INFO: www.sso.org.sg

A Viennese Gala

This concert, held to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Austria, features music from Mozart, Haydn, Strauss and Brahms.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Wed, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $54 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Two Horizons

This recital, presented by the Singapore Ruan Ensemble, features percussionist Derek Koh and zhongruan musician Megan Tan, who will play new compositions and freshly rearranged pieces.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Wed, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $31 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

La Mer Et L'Ile (The Sea And The Island) Plays A. Dvorak And Korea's Chamber Music

Music director and violinist Yeonwoo Choi will lead mezzo soprano Bohae Kim and others in this performance of Korean chamber music and other well-known classical pieces.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Oct 2, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $49 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


DANCE

Halau Hula Keala Kupono Lani

Celebrate the beauty of Hawaiian hula with this performance helmed by artistic director Sue Kealohiokalani Mayuzumi, which highlights the development of the dance.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Mon, 6.45 & 7.45pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.esplanade.com


EXHIBITIONS (GALLERIES)

Fan Painting - An Art Exhibition By Fan Shao Hua

Hand-held fans have a long history in China spanning thousands of years. This exhibition presents more than 40 of Fan's symbolic oil fan paintings.

WHERE: Goshen Art Gallery 3, 01-506 Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 2 MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow - Oct 2, 10.30am - 9.30pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9742-3621 INFO: E-mail info@ goshenartgallery.com or go to www.goshenartgallery.com

Light Before Dusk

Shown here for the first time, these 17 works by the late Indonesian artist Wakidi embed lush greenery and details of daily life onto paper with painterly strokes.

WHERE: Gajah Gallery, 03-04 Tanjong Pagar Distripark, 39 Keppel Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm (today), noon - 6pm (tomorrow & Sun) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-4202 INFO: www.gajahgallery.com

To The Power Of 5

This exhibition is inspired by exponentiation, a mathematical operation. By leaving the base value empty or blank, it lets audiences input the values they deem fit for each of the works or the exhibition.

WHERE: Sota Gallery, Level 2 School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Till Wed, noon - 8pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sota.edu.sg

Best Of Both Worlds Art Exhibition 2016

This exhibition highlights painting and calligraphy in a fusion of Eastern and Western art as seen through the eyes of eight Singapore artists from diverse backgrounds.

WHERE: Ion Art Gallery, Level 4 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Sun - Sept 30, 11am - 10pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to sites.google.com/site/bestofbothworld2016

Beyond Imagery & Meaning

The six contemporary Filipino artists in this exhibition represent a wide variety of styles and impulses, from pop sensibility to contemporary realism to abstract expressionism. The works encompass various media such as sculpture, painting and engraving.

WHERE: Momentous Arts, 1557 Keppel Road, Block C, 02-11 MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Till Wed, noon - 6.30pm (Mon - Fri), noon - 6pm (Sat), by appointment only on Sun ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.momentousarts.com


EXHIBITIONS (SHOWS)

A Rule Of Ten

Singaporean artist Henry Lee's solo exhibition presents 10 leaders of a fictional realm who are depicted as recognisable historical, cultural or political figures across different ages and societies.

WHERE: Visual Arts Centre, 01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, 10 Penang Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Till Wed, 11am - 8pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6255-0711 INFO: visualartscentre.sg

Survey: Space, Sharing, Haunting

Arts collective Post-Museum takes over The Substation's premises to hold more than 30 talks, workshops, exhibitions and activities, which examine the state of the arts and culture in Singapore. It is the first of The Substation's three-partexperiment to run an arts centre.

WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Till Sept 30, noon - 9pm (Tue - Thu), noon - midnight (Fri & Sat), closed on Mon & public holiday ADMISSION: Most activities are free with registration INFO: Register at postmuseum.wordpress.com/survey


THEATRE

Lend Me A Tenor

Ken Ludwig's play is set in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1934. Henry Saunders, general manager of an opera company, is primed

to welcome the world-famous tenor Tito Merelli to appear for one night only as Othello. But Merelli is mistakenly thought to be dead and a hilarious series of mishaps and hijinks ensue.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre - Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Oct 5 - 8, 8pm ADMISSION: $40 (Wed & Thu), $46 (Fri & Sat) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 23, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Arts'. Print Edition | Subscribe