Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

World Drum Night III - ConstellAsianns

This is an interactive multi- disciplinary showcase of talents from local tertiary institutions.

WHERE: Auditorium, Tay Eng Soon Convention Centre, Level 4, Block A, Institute of Technical Education, 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: E-mail safiah_rasman@ite.edu.sg for tickets

A Date With Friends: Getai Sing-Along

The festival provides veteran performers a platform to return to the stage.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7 - 7.45pm, 8.15 - 9pm & 9.30 - 10.15pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.esplanade.com

"Giving" Song Launch By Eileen Chai

Violinist and singer Eileen Chai's song is performed on the violin using live-looping for an ambient- electronica effect. Her book, Teach A Life, For Life, will be available for sale.

WHERE: Booktique, B1-17A CityLink Mall, 1 Raffles Link MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to www.eileenchai.com/music-epsingle.

Book retails at $19.90

The Graduate Singers: Five

The Graduate Singers are back to perform five songs specially arranged for the choir and debut a commissioned piece by Chen Zhangyi.

WHERE: Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tue, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 INFO: Tickets at www.thegraduatesingers.com/five


CHARITY

NUHkids Fundraising Gala Dinner

Funds raised will go towards needy young patients, the improvement of facilities and development of patient-centric projects.

WHERE: Grand Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Thu, 6.30 - 9.30pm TEL: 6772-6711/6772-5465 INFO: For table sales or inquiries, e-mail vanessa_chen@nuhs.edu.sg or shirley_sf_ooi@nuhs.edu.sg. Go to www.nuh.com.sg/ktp-nucmi/events/event-home.html for more details

ChariTrees @ Marina Bay 2015

This event celebrates families and encourages everyone to appreciate his loved ones. View the 30 "Family Trees" that feature uplifting stories of struggles and triumphs of beneficiary families.

WHERE: Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Nov 20 - Dec 27, 7pm daily; Nov 20, 6.30pm (light-up ceremony) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/TOUCHCommunityServices


SPORTS

One: Pride Of Lions

International and locally based mixed martial arts stars engage in battle.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Next Fri, 7pm, ADMISSION: $38 - $749 INFO: Go to www.sportshubtix.sg for tickets

The Castlewood Group Battle Of The Reds 2015

Liverpool take on Manchester United at this special Reds vs Reds match featuring former stars such as Robbie Fowler and Andy Cole.

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 two adults & two children) INFO: Go to www.sportshubtix.sg for tickets

Sunset Bossa Flow By The Sea

A seaside yoga event for practitioners of all levels.

WHERE: Sunset Bay Garden Bistro, 1300 East Coast Park (Carpark F2) MRT: Bedok/Tanah Merah WHEN: Nov 14, 5.30pm ADMISSION: $45 INFO: Go to www.yogaseeds.com. sg/events/sunset-bossa-flow-ecp.html to book a mat (ticket includes a 90-minute Vinyasa Flow Yoga programme led by Wendy Chan, a fresh coconut & a $20 voucher for a minimum spend of $80 at Sunset Bay Bistro)


TALKS

The Influence Of Wagner On Painters

Painter-sculptor Milenko Prvacki and his wife, ceramicist-sculptor Delia Prvacki, open their studio to the public. They will be talking about the larger impact and influence of Wagner's music on the visual arts.

WHERE: Artists' Studio in Woodlands Industrial Estate MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Sun, 3 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free (Richard Wagner Association members), $15 (guests) TEL: 9783-1383 INFO: Go to wagnersingapore@gmail.com to register

Singapore Modernism

Dr Jay Sian will be giving an overview of the work of Singapore's pioneer artists.

WHERE: School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, 80 Stamford Rd MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Today, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $70 (including coffee break & visual materials)| INFO: Go to www.corcovadoarts.com to register & pay

Singapore's Nightscape - Past, Present And Future

Session I will look at the evolution of Singapore's nightscape in the context of architecture, its urbanscape and the role of night lighting over the years. Session II will discuss what Singapore's nightscape could look like in the year 2050.

WHERE: National Design Centre, Atrium, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow (session 1) & next Fri (session 2), 6.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to singapore@lighting.co.jp to register

China's Rise And The Abe Administration: Continuity And Change In Japan's Foreign Policy Towards East Asia

This seminar sheds light on the causes and processes of Japan's foreign policy shift.

WHERE: EAI Conference Room, Tower Block, 06-01 National University of Singapore, Bukit Timah Campus, 469A Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Today, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715 INFO: E-mail james_tan@nus.edu.sg or go to www.eai.nus.edu.sg.


CLASSES

ASEF Journalists' Workshop

This workshop by the Asia-Europe Foundation to be held next month in Brussels, Belgium, will gather 20 journalists from Asia and Europe to discuss the media's responsibilities in sharing information and connecting communities.

INFO: The deadline for the submission of applications online is Wed. Go to www.asef.org

Bliss Out The Monkeys Workshop

In this workshop, participants discover easy, fun and engaging teaching methods to inspire children at home and in classrooms. Recommended for parents, educators and yoga teachers.

WHERE: Club Insignia, 03-02 Oasis, 87 Science Park Drive MRT: Kent Ridge/One North WHEN: Nov 28 & 29, 8am - 5pm ADMISSION: Two-day workshop: $400 (early bird), $480 (standard); one-day workshop: $220 (early bird), $260 (standard) INFO: Go to www.yogaseeds.com.sg/events/bliss-out-the-monkeys.html to register. Today is the last day for early-bird rates


FESTIVALS

Shantanjali Festival Of Arts 2015

Several art groups and artists tell a shared story to celebrate Singapore's 50 years of achievements and milestones.

WHERE: Hong Lim Park MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Next Fri, 7 - 10pm, Nov 14 & 15, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6535- 0509 INFO: www.a-list.sg/dancelist/shantanjali-festival-of-arts

Skechers Sundown Festival 2015

Performers include Korean band Epik High, Thai rockers Potato, Japanese quintet Inkt and Singaporean post-hardcore band Caracal. The event will also feature a food festival with local delights.

WHERE: Marina Promenade, F1 Pit Area, 1 Republic Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Nov 21, 4pm till late ADMISSION: $92 - $122 INFO: www.sundownfestival.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe