Happenings - Arts

ARTS

AUDITIONS

Open Call For 2017 Citizen Reviewers

This programme by Centre 42 will take place over 12 months, starting from Jan 1 next year, and provides aspiring theatre critics with a platform to make informed observations about the productions they have watched. Open to Singaporeans, Singapore permanent residents and Singapore residents.

INFO: Apply at centre42.sg by Nov 6. Shortlisted applicants must attend a face-to-face interview on Nov 25 or 26. Successful applicants will be notified no later than Dec 6


BOOKS

Meet-The-Author: Shirley Wong Of Kawaii Sweet Treats

The bento artist and blogger's cookbook features more than 30 recipes of snacks and pastries.

WHERE: Books 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 Creative Baker: Susanne Ng Of Creative Baking: Deco Chiffon Cakes

Using chiffon cakes as a base, baker Susanne Ng shows readers how to come up with cake designs for adults and children.

WHERE: Books 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

Stree

This musical tribute to women features Singapore's Josephine Koh on the piano, as well as Indian musicians Sunil Avachat (flute), Rajendra Doorkar (percussion) and Siddhesh Bicholkar (harmonium jal tarang).

WHERE: Singapore Polytechnic Auditorium, 500 Dover Road MRT: Dover WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun , 6 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free (donations welcome) INFO: For inquiries, call 6535-0509 or e-mail admin@tfasg.org

SSO Chamber Series: Dvorak Serenade For Winds

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra presents Ravel's Introduction & Allegro, which showcases lively interplay among the woodwinds, harp and strings. Also on the programme is Poulenc's Sextet and Dvorak's Serenade For Winds In D Minor.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Sun, 4pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

In Memoriam: Susan Ng

Three students of the late Singaporean piano pedagogue Susan Ng celebrate her legacy with an evening of music, including Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Minor.

WHERE: Lee Foundation Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Campus 3, 151 Bencoolen Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Lunchtime Concert Series: Clarence Lee

The Singaporean pianist was admitted at 15 to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music as a National Arts Council scholar. He is now a part-time lecturer and principal study teacher (piano) at the Lasalle College of the Arts.

WHERE: The Singapore Airlines Theatre, Basement 1 Lasalle College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: Mon, 1pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.lasalle.edu.sg

Melvyn Tan 60th Birthday Piano Recital

The Singapore-born British classical pianist's performance will include a rendition of Beethoven's Bagatelles, Op. 126 and Jonathan Dove's Catching Fire.

WHERE: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concert Hall, National University of Singapore, 3 Conservatory Drive MRT: Clementi WHEN: Tue, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

VCH Presents: The Beauty Of The Harp

Singapore Symphony Orchestra's principal harpist Gulnara Mashurova takes centre stage in Handel's Harp Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major. The concert also includes Debussy's Danse Sacree Et Danse Profane, and Introduction, Cadenza And Rondo For Harp written by Parish Alvars.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Oct 30, 4pm ADMISSION: $30 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


DANCE

Decadance By Batsheva Dance Company

Created by award-winning artistic director Ohad Naharin, this production is a collage of past and present excerpts from a repertoire spanning 20 years. Part of da:ns festival 2016.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $21 - $104 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


EXHIBITIONS (GALLERIES)

Flowers For X

Filipino artist Patricia Perez Eustaquio's work is a meditation on consumerism and the mutability of taste and desire.

WHERE: Yavuz Gallery, 02-23, 9 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Opening night on Thu: 7 - 9pm; Oct 28 - Dec 18, 11am - 7pm (Tue - Sat), 1 - 5pm (Sat), Mon & public holidays, by appointment only ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6734-3262 INFO: www.yavuzgallery.com

Urban-G

The show focuses on the works of five painters, each examining an aspect of Singapore's physical environment.

WHERE: Ion Gallery, Level 4 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Wed - Oct 31, 10am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.ionorchard.com

Witness: The Archive Of Cultural Revolution

Veteran Chinese photographer Li Zhensheng opens a window to one of China's most tumultuous historical events, the Cultural Revolution of 1966 to 1976. Part of the Singapore International Photography Festival.

WHERE: The Arts House Gallery I, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Oct 29, 11am - 8pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-6900 INFO: www.theartshouse.sg

Next Sunday

This solo exhibition by artist Khairullah Rahim includes new works that draw from the landscape of the park and are featured in the various media of paintings, sculptures and photographs.

WHERE: Shophouse 5, 5 Lorong 24A Geylang MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Till Oct 30, 11am - 7pm (open house on Sun, including an artist talk from 2 - 3pm); all other viewings by appointment ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6338-6192 INFO: www.chanhampegalleries.com

Poetical State Of Mind

Contemporary Indonesian artists Handiwirman Saputra, Jumaldi Alfi and Yusra Martunus showcase 22 of their works, including sculptural installations and paintings.

WHERE: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Till Nov 20, 11am - 7pm (Tue - Sun), closed on Mon & public holidays ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nafa.edu.sg


EXHIBITIONS (SHOWS)

Re: Joy

This exhibition is organised by Very Special Arts Singapore to showcase more than 100 artworks by artists with disabilities.

WHERE: Atrium, Level 3 Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.vsa.org.sg


THEATRE

Rent (R18)

Theatre company Pangdemonium presents this modern classic about a group of 20somethings struggling with an uncertain future.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, 05-01 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Today, 7.30pm; tomorrow & Sun, 2.30 & 7.30pm ADMISSION: $44 - $99 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

State Of Mind

This production features four original plays by four playwrights, revolving around the theme of ordinary people living with mental conditions.

WHERE: Play Den at The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall WHEN: Wed - Oct 28, 8pm; Oct 29, 3 & 8pm ADMISSION: $35 INFO: Tickets from stateofmind.peatix.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Arts'. Print Edition | Subscribe