Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

All In Due Time - Victoria Street's EP Launch

The Singapore alternative pop band launch their sophomore EP, date.line.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway/Lavender WHEN: Today, 7 - 10pm ADMISSION: $12 (standard), $17 (with EP); walk-in: $15 (standard), $20 (with EP) INFO: Tickets from victoriastreet.peatix.com

NAC-ExxonMobil Concert In The Park

Singapore jazz singer Alemay Fernandez performs songs from her recently released album, Hard To Imagine. She is backed by an eight-piece band led by Shawn Letts.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 5 - 6.30pm (fringe activities start from 4.30pm) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Coffee Morning & Afternoon Tea: Divas Of The Decade

Singapore singers Ann Hussein, Sheila De Niro and Cat Ong perform the songs of Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John and Barbra Streisand.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon, 10.30am & 3pm ADMISSION: $16 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Let's Dance - Paul Roberts Sings David Bowie

The former lead singer of The Stranglers and his band will deliver a set of songs from the classic albums of David Bowie.

WHERE: Ce La Vi, Tower 3, SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Thu - Nov 12, 8pm ADMISSION: $124 - $159 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


CHARITY

NUH Eye Charity Art Exhibition

The sales proceeds of artworks donated by various artists and students will go to the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped and Guide Dogs Association of the Blind.

WHERE: Level 3 NUH Medical Centre, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Today, 10am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nuheyecharityart.com

Buy To Save

Buy pre-loved designer clothing and accessories at this pop-up sale. Eighty per cent of net proceeds will go to the Singapore Committee for UN Women's advocacy against gender-based violence; the rest will help support UN Women's Safe Cities Programme in Manila, the Philippines.

WHERE: Basement 1 Atrium, Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Today - Sun, 10am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.unwomen-nc.org.sg

Suntory Beverage & Food Asia (SBFA) Charity Sales

Make a donation of $25, $50 or $100 and redeem a mystery bag of a higher monetary value, consisting of an assortment of SBFA products. All proceeds go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund. The campaign ends tomorrow.

INFO: For more details & to make a donation, go to www.giving.sg/campaigns/sbfa_charity_sales_2016

Brain Tumour Awareness Day

Brain Tumour Society (Singapore) aims to raise awareness of brain tumours and cancer as well as raise $100,000 for its welfare grant.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Atrium, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplande/Promenade WHEN: Sun, 10am - 2pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/braintumoursociety

Shop@RedCross Bazaar

Shop for new and used items such as digital products, books and accessories. Sales proceeds will go towards Singapore Red Cross' local humanitarian services.

WHERE: Red Cross House, 15 Penang Lane MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Sun, 11am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.redcross.sg


Garfield Run

The 1km, 3km and 5km runs aim to help raise funds for Cat Welfare Society. Donate $100 to the society and receive a goodie bag.

WHERE: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard MRT: Downtown WHEN: Nov 12, 4.30pm ADMISSION: 3km Garfield fun run: $55; 5km Garfield & Arlene couple run: $120 (one male & one female); 5km Garfield & Odie buddies run: $120 (group of two); 1km Garfield run for kids: $110 (one adult & one child aged nine & below); 3km family package (with children aged nine & below): $103 (one adult & one child), $151 (two adults & one child), $158 (one adult & two children), $206 (two adults & two children) INFO: Register at garfieldrun.com by Sun

ChildAid - Living Dreams

This show is held in support of two children's charities, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and The Business Times Budding Artists Fund. It will feature music and dance performances by about 170 talents aged 19 and younger.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Nov 18 & 19, 8pm ADMISSION: $19 - $41 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


SPORTS

The St James Fitness Festival

This festival celebrates the active mind, body and soul through exercise classes, including zumba, dance yoga and Bollywood yoga.

WHERE: Millian, 01-05 St James Power Station, 3 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 10pm ADMISSION: $6 - $25 a class TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Illumi Run

This party run showcases an inflatable feature and music in each of the five ultraviolet zones. WHERE: Palawan Green, Sentosa Island MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Dec 17, 7 - 11.30pm ADMISSION: $72 (individual), $280 (package of four), $88 (VIP) INFO: Participants will each receive a goodie bag. VIP participants will get an additional party kit. Register at illumirun.com by Thu

Pokemon Run SG

Spot various Pokemon characters along the route of this 5km fun run. Runners will also get to experience the newest Pokemon from the latest Nintendo 3DS instalments.

WHERE: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard MRT: Downtown WHEN: Jan 14, 8am ADMISSION: Early bird till Nov 23: $65 (individual), $120 (for two); Nov 24 - Dec 22: $70 (individual), $130 (for two) TEL: 6248-5777 INFO: Register at www.pokemonrun.sg by Dec 22


TALKS

Seminar: The Rise Of Refugees And Migrants: Challenges For And Reactions From Europe And South-east Asia

Dr Patrick Ziegenhain, visiting professor at the Asia-Europe Institute of University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, discusses the current refugee crisis, the European Union's management of it and current and future migration problems in South-east Asia.

WHERE: Iseas Seminar Room 2, Iseas - Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Kent Ridge/Haw Par Villa WHEN: Mon, 10.30am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.iseas.edu.sg by today

Seminar: Malay Identity In Crisis?

This is a seminar and book launch of the 2016 edition of Anthony Milner's classic, Kerajaan: Malay Political Culture On The Eve Of Colonial Rule.

WHERE: Iseas Seminar Room 2, Iseas - Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Kent Ridge/Haw Par Villa WHEN: Tue, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.iseas.edu.sg by Mon

Seminar: Monks And Politics In Myanmar And The Theravada World

This talk examines the ways in which thinkers and writers in Myanmar have justified or criticised monastic engagement in politics. The speaker is Dr Matthew J. Walton, the Aung San Suu Kyi senior research fellow in Modern Burmese Studies at St Antony's College.

WHERE: Iseas Seminar Room 2, Iseas - Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Kent Ridge/Haw Par Villa WHEN: Wed, 10.30am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.iseas.edu.sg by Tue


CLASSES

The Erhu Maker's Workshop

Learn about the erhu-crafting process and get tips on selecting an erhu.

WHERE: Exhibition Hall, Singapore Conference Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 6pm (making & selection) & Sun, 11am - 1pm (maintenance) ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at sco20.peatix.com

Watercolour Painting

Participants will paint pastel washes, leaves and flowers, floral borders, rainbows and simple landscapes.

WHERE: Conference Room, Armour Publishing, 1003 Bukit Merah Central, 02-07 MRT: Redhill WHEN: Nov 25, 9am - 4pm ADMISSION: $230 INFO: For inquiries & registration, e-mail renee@armourpublishing.com by Nov 18. Go to www.armourpublishing.com


FESTIVALS

T1 X Originals Only Open Mike (Ooom) Music Festival

Get on stage to sing at Singapore's first social open-mike festival. Singaporean singer-songwriters Dru Chen and Ling Kai will perform as well.

WHERE: Rooftop, Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1 MRT: Tampines WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 6pm ADMISSION: Free; to perform, register with Ooom near the performance stage 30 minutes before the event starts INFO: www.facebook.com/OOOM.sg

Correction Note: An earlier version of the  story said the Pokemon Run will be on Jan 17. It should be Jan 14 instead. The name of  singer-songwriter Ling Kai has also been corrected. We are sorry for the errors.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 04, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe