Happenings - Arts

FILMS

The Founder (PG13)

This is a story about Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, who meets the McDonald brothers and allegedly takes the company from them to create the fast-food empire.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, Tue & Wed, 8.30pm & tomorrow, 5.50pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

Mums And Babies: Storks

In this 2016 animated film, a baby delivery stork accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine and produces an unauthorised baby girl.

WHERE: GV Cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Mon, 11am (GV Plaza & GV Tampines), 11.30am (GV Bishan & GV Jurong Point), noon (GV City Square, GV Katong, GV Yishun & GV Grand Great World City) ADMISSION: $6 (free admission for babies & toddlers below 90cm tall), plus a gift while stocks last TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Tickets from www.gv.com.sg


CONTEST

afccSKETCH

Submit an illustration inspired by three keywords - food, fantasy and Indonesia - and stand to win full passes to the Writers & Illustrators Conference. Both hand-drawn and digital artworks will be accepted. Open to everyone across the world. Submissions will be judged on skill, aesthetic quality and creative interpretation of the theme.

INFO: For more information & to submit an entry, go to afcc.com.sg/2017/page/afccsketch-2017. Submission deadline is today


PETS

Voices For Animals Adoption Drive

Adopt a rescued dog at this event.

WHERE: Mutts & Mittens, 11 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/VFASIN


KIDS

Itsy - The Musical

This musical featuring puppetry and actors is about the bond between a grandparent and his grandchild.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Today - April 2, 8pm (Fri & Sat), 3pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $44 - $79 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Live Out Your Tsum-sational Adventure At CapitaLand Malls

Pick up Disney Tsum Tsum merchandise and participate in games and activities, including cake decorating and crafting paper characters, at this carnival.

WHERE: CapitaLand Malls MRT: Various WHEN: Till April 2, various times ADMISSION: Free; some activities require minimum spend INFO: www.capitalandmallasia.com.sg/tsumtsum

Easter Day Special: Hop Bunny Hop

Learn to grow an Easter Bunny garden out of recycled materials in this planting workshop. Suitable for children aged five to 12.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2, Level 3 Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: April 8, 10 - 11am ADMISSION: $10 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


OTHERS

50plus

Participate in educational forums, learn new skills at various classes and gain insights into ageing issues.

WHERE: Level 3 Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Today - Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free; registration required for forum talks INFO: Register at www.50plussingapore.com

Earth Hour 2017

Take a stand for the planet at this event held in conjunction with the Sundown Marathon. Celebrations will feature local artists such as Dru Chen, Inch Chua and Shigga Shay and a laser show at the Singapore Flyer.

WHERE: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 - 10.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: earthhourbuddies.com

Car-Free Sunday SG (March Edition)

Walk, jog, cycle or use a personal mobility device along 5.5km of car-free roads. There will also be community, family-friendly and sports activities.

WHERE: Civic District, Central Business District, Telok Ayer MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place/ Tanjong Pagar/Telok Ayer WHEN: Sun, 8am - noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: ura.sg/carfreesundaysg & facebook.com/carfreesundaysg

NHCS Public Forum - Heart Valve Disorders: What Can Be Done?

Learn how heart valves normally function as well as the common heart valve disorders.

WHERE: Lecture Theatre, Level 7 National Heart Centre Singapore, 5 Hospital Drive MRT: Outram Park WHEN: April 1, 2 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: E-mail nhccme@nhcs.com.sg or call 6704-2380/2389 by Mon to register. Go to www.nhcs.com.sg

Redoxon Boost & Slide

This 91m-long, three-lane slide is set to be Singapore's longest street water slide. There will also be a healthy food trail and interactive game stations.

WHERE: Bioplis@one-north, Biopolis Way MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: April 2, 9am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.boostandslide.com


LAST CALL

SSO: Petrushka: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

A puppet comes to life and falls in love with a ballerina in Stravinsky's Petrushka. German pianist Martin Helmchen will perform Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk at 6.30pm at library@esplanade) ADMISSION: $16 - $82 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Concerti I Solisti VI

Winners of the annual School of the Arts Concerto Competition join the Orchestra of the Music Makers to present works such as the first movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and the finale of Bruch's First Violin Concerto. 

WHERE: Concert Hall, Level 2 School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 (standard), $10 (student), $15 (senior citizen/ full-time national serviceman) TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

SSO Chamber Series: Schumann Piano Quintet

Pianist Chiao-Ying Chang and musicians from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra will perform the second of three sets of Miniatures For Piano Trio, composed by the late Frank Bridge. The concert also features the Piano Trio No. 6 by Mozart and Piano Quintet In E Flat Major by Schumann.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The World Press Photo 2016 Exhibition

Presented by The Straits Times, this international showcase of award-winning photos celebrates the most provocative and poignant images from around the world. There will also be a series of talks, a panel discussion and a guided tour.

WHERE: Level 1 & Basement 1, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Exhibition: Till Sun, 10am - 7pm daily; guided tour: 10am & 12.30pm (tomorrow & Sun, limited to 20 people a session); panel discussion & talks: various times ADMISSION: Free; registration required for panel discussion & talks INFO: Register at www.straitstimes.com/st-world-press-photo-2016

Shaking It With Shakespeare Exhibition

View more than 400 stamps and philatelic materials issued by 70 countries, century-old picture postcards, books from William Shakespeare's time, historical Tudor-era replicas and animal specimens.

WHERE: Level 2 Singapore Philatelic Museum, 23B Coleman Street MRT: City Hall/Clarke Quay/ Bras Basah WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free admission for Singapore citizens & permanent residents; $8 (adult), $6 (child aged three - 12) TEL: 6337-3888 INFO: www.spm.org.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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