Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

Opera In The Park

Enjoy a musical evening with the Singapore Lyric Opera, which will be performing popular favourites from musicals and operas.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

NAC-ExxonMobil Concert In The Park

Enjoy performances from home-grown acts, including percussion collective Bloco Singapura, vocal group Juz-B and pop-rock duo Jack & Rai. Fringe activities will start from 4.30pm. This concert is held in conjunction with the Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Week.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: Sun, 5 - 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Reminiscence - Classics Of Teresa Teng

Tallin Ang will perform the music of legendary singer Teresa Teng, including Stories Of A Small Town and The Moon Represents My Heart.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon, 4.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Coffee Morning & Afternoon Tea: Tribute To Fong Fei Fei

Felinda Wong pays tribute to the late "Queen of Hats" Fong Fei Fei by performing evergreen hits such as Cloud Of Romance, As Time Goes By and When I Hear Your Applause.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon, 3pm ADMISSION: $13 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Coffee & tea will be provided before the performance. Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg

Dicapella Dizi Ensemble

Dicapella's pre-China tour performance will take the audience on a musical journey across China with familiar local folk songs.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tue, 6.45 & 7.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Rave Harpers

Rave Harpers will perform a selection of rock 'n' roll, jazz and flamenco favourites on the harp.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Wed, 6.45 & 7.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

NTU CAC Jazz And Blues

NTU CAC Jazz And Blues will perform its renditions of today's music and famous tunes of the past, including Sergio Mendes' Mas Que Nada and Wild Cherry's Play That Funky Music.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: June 10, 8 & 9.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com


CHARITY

Music For A Cause

This two-day music festival will support five social causes: Canossaville Children's Home, Causes for Animals Singapore, Daughters of Tomorrow, Migrant Workers' Centre and Silver Ribbon (Singapore). Performers include Jack & Rai, Juz-B, Gareth Fernandez and the Momma Shop, Tabula and Scarlet Avenue.

WHERE: *Scape Playspace, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Today, 7.30 - 10.30pm, tomorrow, 1 - 10.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: For information on how to donate, go to www.mfacsg.com


SPORTS

DBS Marina Regatta

The region's top dragon boating teams will battle it out again beneath the iconic Marina Bay skyline. Singapore's one and only urban pop-up beach also makes a comeback, featuring South-east Asia's tallest inflatable water slide for the first time. Adults can try stand-up paddling and take part in yoga sessions, while kids can explore kayaking, zorbing and obstacle courses.

WHERE: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard MRT: Bayfront/Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow - Sun, 11am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.dbsmarinaregatta.com & go.dbs.com/dbsmr2016


TALKS

HEH Lunchtime Talks: Doctor, There Is A Growth On My Skin!

Learn more about common lumps and bumps on the skin, particularly skin cancers and the treatments available.

WHERE: National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: June 10, 1 - 2pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: For registration & inquiries, call 6772-2184

Nanyang Polytechnic's Early Admissions Exercise Parents' Seminar

Join this seminar to understand how your teenage children can get into their favourite courses at the polytechnic.

WHERE: Block A, Central, 180 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Nanyang Polytechnic MRT: Yio Chu Kang WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nyp.edu.sg/EAE

Architecture @ CapitaLand Talk

Learn about CapitaLand's architectural contributions, including CapitaGreen, an ultra-modern office building by internationally acclaimed Japanese architect Toyo Ito that was inspired by the concept of a living tree; and The Interlace, a vertical hillside village by German architect Ole Scheeren that was named last year's World Building of the Year.

WHERE: library@chinatown, 133 New Bridge Road, Chinatown Point, 04-12 MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6332-3255 INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Chinese Fishermen On The Frontline Of Regional Maritime Disputes: The "People's War" Narrative Revisited

China's strategic and political considerations have directly and indirectly contributed to the growing presence of Chinese fishermen in disputed waters in the South China Sea and East China Sea. Mr Zhang Hongzhou, associate research fellow at the China Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, argues that food security and economic factors are the primary drivers of the outward expansion of China's marine fishery sector.

WHERE: East Asian Institute Conference Room, 469A Bukit Timah Road, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, Tower Block, 06-01 MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: June 10, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715/ 6779-1037 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg


CLASSES

Peranakan Postcard Tile Colouring

Enjoy a relaxing session of colouring while learning about Peranakan tiles. Australian-Peranakan artist Jennifer Lim gives an introduction to the heritage designs found around Singapore in this workshop. Part of Singapore Book Fair 2016.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Halls 401 & 402 MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 4 - 5pm, Mon, 5 - 6pm ADMISSION: $15 a person (includes art postcard & coloured pencil set), $18 for adult/child pairs (includes two art postcards & coloured pencil set) INFO: To register, e-mail sbookfaircmg@gmail.com. Go to www.singaporebookfair.sg

Kaleidoscope-Making Workshop

Make your own kaleidoscope and take it for a spin. Part of Flipside, Esplanade's annual festival celebrating the lighter side of the arts.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 3, 4.30 & 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com


FESTIVALS

Big Eyes, Big Minds - Singapore International Children's Film Festival

In its sixth year, this annual film festival will present the best short films from around the world for kids aged two to 18. Highlights include the Asian premiere of Stick Man, an animated film adaptation of a well-loved book by Julia Donaldson.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore Auditorium, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, various timings ADMISSION: $12.90 a show TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: Tickets from www.nationalgallery.sg or www.bigeyesbigminds.com

Sentosa FunFest

Singapore's biggest beach festival returns for its second edition on Palawan Green at Sentosa, featuring highlights such as larger-than-life inflatables and obstacle courses.

WHERE: Palawan Green, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 10am -7pm (last entry at 4.30pm) ADMISSION: $28 (adult), $18 (child aged three - 12), usual island admission fee applies TEL: 6736-8672 INFO: Tickets from www.sentosa.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 03, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe