Happenings - Gigs

The interior of The Company of Cats.
The interior of The Company of Cats. PHOTO: THE COMPANY OF CATS

GIGS

Don't Play Play Band @ The Company of Cats

This is The Company of Cats' first Chinese music gig, featuring Don't Play Play Band, in a night of Mandarin pop-rock tunes.

WHERE: The Company of Cats, 6B Mosque Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $16 (includes a two-hour cat-room stay) TEL: 6220-3835 INFO: Tickets from ptix.co/1SeesfM

One Heart One Voice

One Heart One Voice, a group of singers who dance and dancers who sing, will perform songs from movies that hold special meaning for them.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7, 7.45 & 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Lasalle@Esplanade: Bass G

Tenor saxophonist Bass G and his fellow Lasalle College of the Arts musicians will perform a programme of jazz and funk fusion.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 8.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Lasalle@Esplanade: Nick Zavior

Together with his band, Inner City, singer Nick Zavior will perform a selection of his original music, which is influenced by 1990s R&B.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Copeland: By Request

American indie rock band Copeland have reunited - after calling it quits in 2009 - to release their sixth album. At this concert, they will let fans choose the setlist.

WHERE: Tab Singapore, 442 Orchard Road, Orchard Hotel, 02-29 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tue, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $128 (VIP, includes meet & greet); $78 (standard); $98 (at the door) INFO: All tickets are free-standing. Tickets from copelandsg.peatix.com

Viva Viola: Jeremy Chiew, Lim Yan And Daniel Ong

In celebration of non-profit organisation Kris Foundation's 2016 concert season, performers will explore viola works that freshen, rejuvenate, reminisce and inspire.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: May 6 & 7, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Dedications To Mothers

Enjoy a choral performance especially for mothers by mothers.

WHERE: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Gardens by the Bay MRT: Bayfront WHEN: May 8, 2 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Programmes are free, but admission charges to Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Tan Chin Tuan Music-For-All: SSO Classics In The Park: Mother's Day Concert

Join the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor Joshua Tan for a Mother's Day treat at the Botanic Gardens.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: May 8, 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sbg.org.sg & www.sso.org.sg

Songs For Children Presents Hinds Live In Singapore

Spanish indie rock band Hinds make their Singapore debut.

WHERE: Kult Kafe, 11 Upper Wilkie Road, Emily Hill MRT: Little India/ Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: May 11, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $35 (advance), $30 (student), $40 (at the door)

INFO: Tickets from www.peatix.com. Go to www.facebook.com/indiehk


CHARITY

Project Love Sneaker VI - Give Shoes. Give Love.

Till tomorrow, go to any Running Lab store to donate used running shoes in clean, reusable condition and receive a $50 store voucher. The shoes will be given to people with disabilities and disadvantaged youth from various charities supported by the Community Chest.

WHERE: Running Lab outlets at Funan DigitaLife Mall, 109 North Bridge Road, 02-31; Velocity @ Novena Square, 238 Thomson Road, 01-47; & Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive, 03-18 MRT: Various WHEN: Till tomorrow, store opening hours INFO: www.runninglab.com


SPORTS

Yoga In The Gardens

Celebrate Mother's Day with an invigorating Gentle Flow Yoga session led by experienced instructors.

WHERE: Supertree Grove, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Gardens by the Bay MRT: Bayfront WHEN: May 8, 7.30 - 8.30am (yoga session), 8.30 - 9.30am (goodie-bag collection) ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: Limited spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. Yoga mat not provided. Register at www.trueyoga.com.sg/yogainthegardens-2016

Mizuno Ekiden 2016

Back for the second year, Singapore's first full-fledged Ekiden relay race will be a competition among teams of four runners. Each transition point brings runners and the community together to discover the Japanese culture and spirit. A Matsuri-inspired race village features Japanese food and beverages as well as games and cultural activities.

WHERE: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard MRT: Bayfront/Downtown WHEN: July 16, from 4pm ADMISSION: Early-bird period (till tomorrow): open category (team of four) for 42.195km - $200; open category (team of four) for 21.1km - $180; corporate category (team of four) - $180, five teams or more from the same company - $171 (a team); regular period (Sun - June 10): open category (team of four) for 42.195km - $260; open category (team of four) for 21.1km - $240; corporate category (team of four) for 21.1km - $240; five teams or more from the same company - $228 (a team) INFO: Tickets from www.mizunoekiden.sg


TALKS

Singapore's Sculpture Trail

Many of Singapore's most important tourist landmarks include sculptures by home-grown and internationally renowned artists. This talk by Dr Sian Jay, an anthropologist, will take participants on a virtual tour of some of the works.

WHERE: Visual Arts Centre, 10 Penang Road, Dhoby Ghaut Green, 01-02 MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow, 4.30pm ADMISSION: $50 TEL: 6255-0711/6733-2155 INFO: Register at www.corcovadoarts.com

SPH Digital Property Seminar & Showcase

Eight industry experts will discuss the outlook for Singapore and Malaysia and offer insights into global property in light of the current economic landscape.

WHERE: SPH News Centre Auditorium, 1000 Toa Payoh North MRT: Braddell WHEN: May 7 & 8, 11am - 5pm ADMISSION: Seminar: $15 (one-day pass); $25 (two-day pass); entry is free for showcase of premium development projects INFO: For inquiries, e-mail digitalmktg@sph.com.sg. Registration closes on Mon. Register at www.sphdigital.com/propertyshow


CLASSES

Reading As A Tool For Positive Education

Learn to combine Positive Education with reading activities and instruction to get children interested in thinking and discussion.

WHERE: National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5, Possibility Room MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: $47.38 TEL: 6848-8297/6848-8295 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg

Eat Well, Eat Right!

Join this workshop to learn proper dining etiquette.

WHERE: Serangoon Gardens Country Club, 22 Kensington Park Road MRT: Serangoon/Ang Mo Kio WHEN: May 6, 10am - 2pm ADMISSION: $64.20 (inclusive of GST); fee includes a five-course lunch (soup, salad, main course, dessert & coffee or tea) TEL: 9109-9434 INFO: For registration, e-mail mnhan@protocolacademy.com.sg

Legacy: First Steps In Creating Your Memoir

Join this workshop and learn to write your memoir. The workshop is for those aged 40 and older and who are fluent in English.

WHERE: Singapore Training & Development Association, 16 Arumugam Road, Lion Building D, 06-01 MRT: Paya Lebar/MacPherson WHEN: May 14, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: $70 TEL: 6848-8297/ 6848-8295 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg

Floral Arrangement Workshop For Mother's Day

Participants of the morning session of this workshop for mothers and daughters will enjoy a brunch menu. Those in the afternoon session will have cocktails and pastry tasting.

WHERE: Mezzanine of Angelina Singapore, Capitol Galleria, 15 Stamford Road, 01-82 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun, 10.30am or 3.30pm ADMISSION: $250 nett INFO: Register at www.poppy.com.sg/new-products by tomorrow

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe