Happening: Gigs

GIGS

Music-In-The-City @ Ngee Ann City

Students of Admiralty Secondary School perform The Trail Of Si Tanggang, with wushu moves and dance routines. The performance is part of Ngee Ann City's ongoing support for local talent by providing them with a platform to showcase their artistic expression.

WHERE: Ngee Ann City, Level 1, Civic Plaza, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Wed, 7 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.ngeeanncity.com.sg


Noise Alumni Wyd:syd (left) will perform at Lawn@The Foothills at Fort Canning Park. PHOTO: WYD:SYD

Noise Alumni Concerts & Arts Market

Enjoy live performances by Noise Alumni musicians such as Inch, Take Two and Wyd:syd, as well as browse through the arts market.

WHERE: Lawn @ The Foothills at Fort Canning Park MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Clarke Quay WHEN: Oct 30 & 31, 5pm - 11pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.noise singapore.com or www.facebook.com/noisesingapore

Base Live: Episode 1 Team Highness

Created to inspire independent hip-hop musicians, this inaugural edition features Shigga Shay, Sweetch, Rifat Lockshire and Kira.

WHERE: Multi-Purpose Hall, Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Oct 31, 6pm ADMISSION: $20 (at the door), $15 (early bird), includes entry to the after-party INFO: For tickets, e-mail to info@teamhighness.com


CHARITY

SG50 Diplomatic Charity Bazaar 2015

To commemorate Singapore's 50th birthday, more than 44 diplomatic and consular missions present cuisines and products from various countries, as well as cultural performances. Net proceeds will be donated to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and Singapore Children's Society.

WHERE: Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road MRT: Newton/Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.spmf.org.sg

Charity Fitness Workout

Participants will exercise and dance through a four-hour routine conducted by instructors from ActivFitness, Anytime Fitness and Kulture. All proceeds go towards the President's Challenge 2015.

WHERE: National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 1pm ADMISSION: $35 INFO: Registration only via website: www.sportshub.com.sg. Registration will close today or when the maximum sign-up is reached. Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Celebrating Asia: A Red Carpet Event At The Asian Civilisations Museum

The museum will host a gala fund-raiser to launch two new wings. Funds raised will support future exhibitions and programmes that showcase Asian art.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Nov 21, 7pm ADMISSION: $1,000 TEL: 6332-3583 INFO: E-mail supportacm@nhb.gov.sg


SPORTS

One: Pride Of Lions

Catch world-class mixed martial artists in action as One Championship returns with a rematch between One Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren and Luis Santos.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Nov 13, 7pm, ADMISSION: $38 - $749 INFO: Tickets at www.sportshubtix.sg

The Castlewood Group Battle Of The Reds 2015

Catch players such as Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler and former Manchester United striker Andy Cole in action.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Nov 14, 6pm ADMISSION: $30 (standard), $19 (child/ senior citizen), $22.05 (family package of 2 adults and 2 children) INFO: Tickets at www.sportshubtix.sg

TALKS

Silk Road Or Gas Pipelines: The Imperatives Of China's Energy Security

Learn more about China's energy security and its quest to secure energy sources from speaker Nazir Shah who is from Blueflame Renewable Solutions Singapore.

WHERE: East Asian Institute Conference Room, 06-01 Tower Block, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, 469A Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Today, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715/6779-1037/ 9879-3854 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

Asia Fashion Future

Experts from England and Asia examine the challenges facing Asia's fashion industry.

WHERE: Lasalle College Of The Arts, 1 McNally Street MRT: Bugis/Little India WHEN: Thurs, 10am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.lasalle.edu.sg

How To Manage Stage Fright & Present Confidently

Communications maverick Hazriq Idrus infuses theatre techniques in his training sessions. For all ages.

WHERE: The LLiBrary @ Lifelong Learning Institute, 03-02 (Lobby B), 11 Eunos Road 8 MRT: Paya Lebar WHEN: Thurs, 12.30 - 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at library e-kiosks or www.golibrary.nlb.gov.sg

State-Owned Enterprises In South Korea

Dr Kilkon Ko, an associate professor at Seoul National University, talks about how subjective judgments are less effective for organisational learning.

WHERE: East Asian Institute Conference Room, 06-01, Tower Block, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, 469A Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Oct 30, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715/ 6779-1037/ 9879-3854 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

Prostate Awareness Month Public Forum - Man Your Prostate

This is part of a campaign organised by the Singapore Urological Association, the Society for Men's Health and the Singapore Cancer Society to create awareness of prostate conditions.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: Nov 1, 9am (Mandarin session), 1pm (English session) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.menshealth-sg.com or www.myprostate.com.sg


CLASSES

The Art Of Jiangnan Sizhu By The Elegant Music Society Of Shanghai Chinese Orchestra

Renowned erhu soloist Duan Ai Ai discusses Jiangnan sizhu, widely considered to be the root of traditional southern Chinese music.

WHERE: Library@chinatown, 04-12 Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Rd MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg

Authentic Gaohu Performance For Cantonese Folk Music By Nam Ting Wui

Gaohu virtuoso Yu Lefu demonstrates an authentic gaohu performance of selected Cantonese classics.

WHERE: Library@esplanade, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Sun, 4 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.esplanade.com

Tas Workshop Series: Intro To Complete Vocal Technique: The A Cappella Society

This workshop introduces participants to a system of communication that believes everybody can sing.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 03-03, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Oct 31, 3 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.peatix.com

The Happiness Quotient Workshop

This four-session workshop aims to help participants understand and manage negative feelings.

WHERE: Venerable Hong Choon Memorial Hall, Classroom 9, Level 1, Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, 88 Bright Hill Road MRT: Bishan/Marymount WHEN: Oct 31 - Nov 28, 9.30 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $40 (for four sessions, for those aged 50 years and above) TEL: 6849-5300 INFO: www.kmspks.org/courses/the-happiness-quotient

Workshop On Emotional Healing

Acquire the tools to heal anxiety, depression, relationships and addictive behaviours. 

WHERE: Singapore Productivity Centre, 08-01 (Lobby A) Lifelong Learning Institute,11 Eunos Road 8 MRT: Paya Lebar WHEN: Nov 7, 9.30am - 5.30pm  ADMISSION: $100 (including lunch) INFO: E-mail lifeandwholeness@gmail.com


FESTIVALS

Republic Polytechnic's Arts Festival, Reflections 2015

Students and Singaporean artists collaborate to showcase music, dance, theatre and the visual arts.

WHERE: Republic Polytechnic, 9 Woodlands Avenue 9 MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Till Nov 7 (various timings) ADMISSION: Free or $10 for selected events INFO: Tickets and schedules at www.rp.edu.sg/artsfest/reflections2015/programme.aspx

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 23, 2015, with the headline 'Happening: Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe