Happenings - Films


Soul Movie Nite (NC16)

This event celebrates the life of the late British soul singer Amy Winehouse, with a screening of the documentary, Amy (2015). There will also be an after- party featuring Vandetta, Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra and DJ Justo.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8.30pm (movie), 10pm (after-party) ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg


Tulipmania Inspired

More than 100 varieties of tulips and hyacinths will be on display in a palette of colour, inspired by artist Vincent van Gogh.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow - May 7, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Entry charges to the conservatories apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: Tickets from www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/tulipmaniainspired


Mereka Utusan Special Exhibition Curator's Tour

Learn more about the Malay publishing world in this special tour conducted by the curators of the exhibition, Mereka Utusan: Imprinting Malay Modernity 1920s - 1960s.

WHERE: Gallery 1 & 2, Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate MRT: Bugis WHEN: April 7, 7.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6391-0450 INFO: Register at merekautusan-curators-tour.peatix. com. Go to malayheritage.org.sg


Voices For Animals Adoption Drive

Take home a cat or a dog at this adoption drive.

WHERE: Sunny Heights, 110 Turf Club Road MRT: Sixth Avenue WHEN: Sun, 12.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/VFASIN

Pet Expo 2016

This exhibition will feature educational and engaging activities focusing on pets and their well-being.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 7, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: April 14 - 16, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: For first 1,000 tickets: $4 (a day), $10 (three-day pass); standard: $5 (a day), $12 (three-day pass); free entry for children aged below 12 INFO: Tickets from petexposg.com


Lip Sync Live

Win prizes by participating in this lip-syncing contest, solo or in a group (maximum of five participants a group). The best 15 teams will be selected to compete in the finals on May 13 at Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, where they will be judged by lip-sync duo Michelle and Charlotte, otherwise known as YouTiao666, and YouTube personality Dee Kosh.

INFO: For more details & to register, go to cineleisure.com.sg/event/lipsynclive. Registration closes on April 19


I Want My Hat Back

Based on Canadian writer Jon Klassen's book, this stage musical invites the audience to help Bear solve the mystery of his missing hat.

WHERE: Ulu Pandan Community Club Theatrette, Level 5 Ulu Pandan Community Building, 170 Ghim Moh Road MRT: Buona Vista/Holland Village WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am; Sun, 1pm ADMISSION: $35 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Kids' Animation Workshop

The workshop is open to children aged nine to 13 and aims to introduce them to the world of animation. Through hands-on and group sessions, participants will learn how to create a stop-animation video. 

WHERE: Pixel Studios, 10 Central Exchange Green MRT: one-north WHEN: April 22, 10am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration; limited slots are available & participants will be selected based on a 50-word write-up on the registration form INFO: Register at CartoonNetworkAsia.com/ImaginationStudios by April 10


Step Up, Speak Out! - Dementia & Young Caregivers

This is an outreach event for those aged 39 and below. It aims to kick-start conversations about dementia and its impact on younger caregivers.

WHERE: Impact Hub Singapore, 128 Prinsep Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 1pm ADMISSION: $14 INFO: Register at pwfstepupspeakout01.peatix.com

Stories Of Transformation

In conjunction with World Storytelling Day, storytellers from StoryLab share transformation stories that will either challenge or affirm your beliefs about life. Suitable for audiences aged 16 and above.

WHERE: Training Room 2, Singapore Council of Women's Organisation, 96 Waterloo Street MRT: Bras Basah/ Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 8 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $15 INFO: Tickets from tinyurl.com/storylab2017

L.12.12 Pop-Up Store

This pop-up store features the hallmark of French clothing company Lacoste, the L.12.12 polo shirt, a petit pique embroidery booth and the launch of new embroidery motifs.

WHERE: West Boulevard Atrium (in front of Lacoste boutique at 01-135), VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 10.30am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Call 6737-5570 for inquiries

Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day

Choose from 16 flavours such as strawberry cheesecake, chocolate fudge brownie and chocolate chip cookie dough.

WHERE: Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shops MRT: Various WHEN: Tue, noon - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.benjerry.com.sg/scoop-shops/free-cone-day

Depression: Light After Darkness

Learn more about major depressive disorder and how to provide support as well as listen to personal stories of recovery at this public forum.

WHERE: The TreeTop at Level 5 *Scape, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: April 8, 3 - 6pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: Register at www.imh.com.sg/events

So Ji Sub 2017 Fan Meeting Tour Twenty: The Moment In Singapore

The South Korean star is known for his leading roles in television series such as I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004) and Master's Sun (2013).

WHERE: MES Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue MRT: one-north WHEN: April 9, 6pm ADMISSION: $82 - $202 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


National Poetry Competition

The call is for unpublished poems on the theme, Regardless Of Race. Selected entries will be featured during the National Poetry Festival in July and published in the SG Poems 2017 anthology. Open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Submission deadline is today.

INFO: For details & to register, go to www.nationalpoetryfestival.sg/national-poetry-competition

Cantonese Classics

Led by Singapore Chinese Orchestra's music director Yeh Tsung, acclaimed huqin musician Yu Le Fu and Ricky Yeung Wai Kit, China's first bamboo flute doctorate holder, perform classic Cantonese music.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $21 - $74 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


This is an instrumental solo by vocalist N. Ravikiran, who will play the chitravina, a 21-string fretless instrument. Part of the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society's Festival Of Indian Classical Music And Dance.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $33 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The Purple Symphony: Around The World In 80 Minutes

Comprising musicians with and without special needs, Singapore's largest inclusive orchestra presents dance music from various cultures with artistic director Quek Ling Kiong.

Audience members can make an instrument from recycled materials in a pre-concert workshop.

WHERE: University Cultural Centre Hall, National University of Singapore, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Sun, 3.30 - 5.10pm ADMISSION: $21 & $33 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

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 31, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe