Happenings - Gigs

Aspiring musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will perform classical and jazzy tunes.
Aspiring musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will perform classical and jazzy tunes.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

GIGS

Lunchtime Concerts At ACM

Aspiring musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will perform classical and jazzy tunes.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-7798 INFO: www.acm.org.sg

Lenka Live In Singapore 2015

Australian singer Lenka will perform songs from her new album The Bright Side, which was released this year. Fans can also expect past hits such as Trouble Is A Friend, Everything At Once and The Show.

WHERE: The Ground Theatre, *Scape, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Dec 1, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 (early bird until end of the month or until sold out), $88 (standard), $108 (at the door), $138 (including meet-&-greet) INFO: Tickets from www.lenka.peatix.com

Roar Music: Singapore X Taiwan Music Bands' Collaboration

After the success of the first Roar Music event earlier this year, which saw bands from here and Taiwan collaborate, get ready for a follow-up concert featuring Little Fellas from Singapore and ZenKwun from Taiwan.

WHERE: Hood Bar and Cafe, 05-07 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Dec 8, 8pm ADMISSION: $30 (online), $35 (at the door) INFO: www.roarmusic2.peatix.com


CHARITY

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

The museum will host a gala fund-raiser to launch two new wings - the Kwek Hong Png Wing, featuring treasures from China; and the River Wing, with the Khoo Teck Puat Gallery, presenting the famed Tang Shipwreck.

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


SPORTS

Armour@TheBay

A mixed martial arts workout conducted by an Under Armour Singapore brand ambassador.

WHERE: The Fullerton Pavilion Rooftop by Fullerton Bay, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tue, 6.30 - 7.30pm or 7.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Sign up at www.tripleready.com/earnit (participation is on a first-come, first-served basis)

Illumi Run 2015

Runners can take part in a 5km race and get splashed with glow water along the way, while partygoers can dance to music by deejays such as DJ Andrew T and DJ Adrian Wee in special glow zones.

WHERE: F1 Race Village, Republic Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Nov 28, 6.30 - 11.30pm ADMISSION: $78 (normal), $150 (group of two), $300 (group of four) INFO: Register at www.illumirun.com/sg

Power Up @ Marina Square

Marina Square offers free weekly classes from now to Nov 30. Besides yoga classes on Tuesday and Thursday, there are also Fitness@ Work Workouts such as zumba by the Health Promotion Board on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

WHERE: Lifestyle Studio, 02-42 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Till Nov 30, 7 - 8pm (yoga classes every Tue & Thu ); 6.30 - 7.30pm (Fitness@ Work Workouts on Mon, Wed & Fri) ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: For yoga classes, e-mail yoga@marinasquare.com.sg to register. For Fitness@Work Workouts, register at www.goo.gl/qbtrt7. Slots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Take along your own mat. For details, go to www.marinasquare.com.sg


TALKS

Singapore's Nightscape - Past, Present And Future

This discussion is based on the future nightscape proposals from students of National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) and Lasalle College of the Arts. Artist Michael Lee and Mr Kaoru Mende, principal of Lighting Planners Associates, will be guest speakers.

WHERE: 1F Atrium, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Today, 6.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register by e-mailing singapore@ lighting.co.jp

British Council Great Lecture On Leonardo Da Vinci

This talk will illustrate the many concepts in anatomical artistic design that were unique to Leonardo da Vinci's work.

WHERE: Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut/ City Hall WHEN: Wed, 6.45 - 9pm (registration starts at 6.15pm) ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at www.britishcouncil.sg/events/inaugural-lecture-singapore


CLASSES

Ultimate Chinese Presentation Skills Workshop By Dr John Wong

Dr John Wong, who holds a doctorate in public policy and administration from Nanyang Technological University and a master's degree in contemporary China, will teach participants how to excel in learning Mandarin.

WHERE: International Plaza MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Mon, 7 - 9pm; & Nov 21, 2 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at www.ultimatechinesepresentation.eventbrite.sg

Lecture Recital By Mariam Adam

Mariam Adam, founding member of the Grammy-nominated woodwind quintet Imani Winds, will conduct a masterclass with the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' Wind Quintet.

WHERE: Lee Foundation Theatre, Nafa Campus 3, 151 Bencoolen Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Nov 20, 4 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nafa.edu.sg

Come With Pen And Paper, Leave With A Story

This workshop is for newbies to fiction writing and those who are returning to it after taking a break.

WHERE: Seminar Room, Heritage Place, 02-08, 21 Tan Quee Lan Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Nov 21, 9.30am - 1.30pm ADMISSION: $73 TEL: 6848-8297/6848-8290 INFO: Register at www.alap. bookcouncil.sg/courses

Did I Hear You Write?

Find out how speaking, listening and reading activities can be woven into the writing process to engage pupils in language-learning.

WHERE: Heritage Place, 02-08, 21 Tan Quee Lan Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Nov 21, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: $93.50 TEL: 6848-8297/ 6848-8290 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg/courses


FESTIVALS

Skechers Sundown Festival 2015

This year's festival is headlined by South Korea's Epik High, Thailand's Potato, Japan's Inkt, Singapore's Caracal and Indonesia's J-Rocks.

It also includes up-and-coming artists such as Singaporean musicians Cheryl Loon, Cashew Chemists and Farrago; and Ground Zero from Taiwan.

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

SG Heart Map Festival @ Float

Seven artists from Singapore's literary and visual arts scene have partnered Singaporeans to create works of art to showcase the contributed stories to SG Heart Map. The map was created to mark the nation's Golden Jubilee and is a compilation of places which hold the most significance for Singaporeans. These artworks will be unveiled at this finale event of the Heart Map celebrations.

WHERE: The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Nov 26 - 29, 5 - 10pm (Nov 26); 5pm - midnight (Nov 27); 5pm - 2am (Nov 28); & 9am - 10pm (Nov 29) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.heartmap.sg

Anime Festival Asia 2015

Music and anime lovers can look forward to top performing artists and groups such as Aimer, Back-On and Lia as well as the latest in Japanese entertainment and merchandise.

WHERE: Levels 3 & 4 Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Nov 27 - 29, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: From $13 for festival access INFO: animefestival.asia/afasg15 or www.facebook.com/animefestivalasia

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe