Happenings - Films

FILMS

Life, Animated (PG)

This 2016 Oscar-nominated documentary is about a young man who could not speak as a child, until he found a unique way to communicate through Disney films.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 5.40pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

Split (PG13)

This film by M. Night Shyamalan delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm & Sun, 8.20pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

Elle (M18)

Paul Verhoeven's psychological thriller stars Isabelle Huppert as businesswoman Michele Leblanc, who is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8.30pm, tomorrow, 7.40pm, Sun, 5.10pm & Wed, 8pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

American Honey (R21)

Star (Sasha Lane), a teenage girl from a troubled home, runs away with a travelling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling magazine subscriptions door to door. This film by Andrea Arnold also stars Shia LaBeouf.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Thu, 8pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg


PETS

Animal Lovers League Adoption Drive

There will be both puppies and adult dogs up for adoption.

WHERE: 61 Pasir Ris Farmway 3 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/animalloversleague.sg

Nee Soon GRC Pets Fiesta

There will be more than 60 stalls, a hipster food fair and pet competitions.

WHERE: Multi-purpose Court in front of Block 838 Yishun Street 81 MRT: Khatib WHEN: Sun, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/NeeSoonGRCPetsFiesta


NATURE

Blossom Bliss

Cherry blossom trees of several varieties will be on show for the first time.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today - March 24, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Entry charges to the conservatories apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: Tickets from www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/blossombliss


KIDS

Kids Flix: Disney's Moana

In this 2016 animated film, a teenager sails out on a mission to prove herself and save her people, with help from the demigod Maui.

WHERE: GV Cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am (GV Bishan, GV City Square, GV Jurong Point, GV Plaza, GV Suntec City & GV Tampines), 11.30am (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

Rochee: The Friendliest Cockroach

Adapted from the children's book by Gavin Goo, this theatre, song and dance production is suitable for children aged two to four. Part of Playtime! 2017.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 9.30 & 11am, tomorrow, 4pm & Sun, 11am & 4pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Frozen (Sing-a-long)

This screening of the 2013 Disney animated film features lyrics on screen. Children are also invited to dress up as their favourite character.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

Kids Gourmet Class With Blackmores

Led by former Junior MasterChef Russia judge chef Giuseppe D'Angelo and health supplements retailer Blackmores' in-house naturopath Chua Kay Tse, parent-child pairs will whip up chicken fillet salad with quinoa and yogurt, coloured ravioli and sorbet. Suitable for children aged four and above.

WHERE: 04-63, Tower 2, One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 12, 10am - 1pm ADMISSION: $30 a parent-child pair INFO: Register at www.culinaryon.sg/blackmores

Micro-Plant Detective Workshop I: Ferns & Spores (An Investigative, Planning And Craft Making Workshop)

Gain sophisticated microscopy skills and learn about magnification while investigating a variety of tiny plant parts. Suitable for children from Primary 3 to 6.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2 (Level 3), Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: March 15, 9am - 5pm ADMISSION: $80 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg. Registration closes on Wed or when full, whichever is earlier

Celebrating Wildlife Series: Beautiful Butterflies & Marvelous Moths Of Singapore (A Biodiversity Investigative Workshop)

Learn about the diversity of butterflies and moths in Singapore, as well as their differences and ecology. Suitable for children from Kindergarten 1 to Primary 6.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2 (Level 3), Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: March 17, 9am - 1pm ADMISSION: $50 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg Registration closes on March 10 or when full, whichever is earlier


OTHERS

Weekends In The Park

Activities include art exhibitions, guided tours, cooking demonstrations, workshops and a movie screening under the stars.

WHERE: Fort Canning Park, Dhoby Ghaut Green & Istana Park MRT: Various WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free; some activities require registration INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/weekends

9 Lives Design Show

Nine designers express their take on furniture design for cats in urban, compact living spaces. The show aims to showcase how good design can improve the experiences and well-being of cats living indoors.

WHERE: Visual Arts Centre, 01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, 10 Penang Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 11am - 8pm; Mon, 11am - 1pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail info@9livesdesignshow.com. Go to 9livesdesignshow.com

Education UK Exhibition

Visitors can find out more about the education, cultural and travel opportunities that the United Kingdom has to offer.

WHERE: Summit 1 & 2, Level 3 Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: March 11, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free; register for a chance to win a return flight to London INFO: Register at www.britishcouncil.sg/exhibition


LAST CALL

Away And Back Again

Singapore artist Michelle Chang's painting style uses a variation of the technique of pointillism. Each painting is created from a wide spectrum of coloured dots skilfully applied to create a whole. The works, of elegant European facades, street-style Parisian bistros and bountiful farmyard harvests, reflect her extensive travels.

WHERE: Blue Lotus Fine Art, 02-01, 108 Tanjong Pagar Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 12.30 - 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9675-7721 INFO: E-mail manlee@bluelotusfineart.com.sg. Go to www.bluelotusfineart.com.sg

Flavours Of Chinese Music - A Night Of Liu Xi Jin's Works

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra will perform works by renowned composer Liu Xi Jin, led by acclaimed conductor Hong Xia and the orchestra's music director, Yeh Tsung. WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $21 - $74 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Land With No Sun III: Song Of The Skies

A young violinist's tale of hope in a post-apocalyptic world is told through an inter-disciplinary concert featuring video/animation and an original fusion of choral, jazz, film and Indian music.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30 - 9.30pm (with post-show talk) ADMISSION: $15 - $75 INFO: Tickets from landwithnosun3.peatix.com

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe