Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

Tiger Huang And Ricky Hsiao Tour Concert

Taiwanese singer Tiger Huang performs with Taiwanese singer-songwriter Ricky Hsiao.

WHERE: Resorts World Ballroom, Resorts World Convention Centre, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $52 - $172 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Apex A Cappella By The Apex Project

The Singapore a cappella group will perform a unique pop and jazz repertoire with a theatrical twist. Audiences get to learn more about English and Mandarin oldies as well as local favourites. Part of the Arts In Your Neighbourhood initiative.

WHERE: Chong Pang Amphitheatre, Yishun Avenue 5 WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am WHERE: Nee Soon East Courtyard, Yishun Street 22 WHEN: Sun, 7pm MRT: Yishun ADMISSION: Free INFO: artsforall.sg

Popular Pop By Orchestra Collective

The audience get to choose their favourite tunes in this interactive performance of popular and entertaining music pieces from the past seven decades. Part of the Arts In Your Neighbourhood initiative.

WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Central Stage, 720 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Sun, 7.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: artsforall.sg

YouYa - Reminiscing The Past Concert

The evergreen Taiwanese superstar will sing the hit songs and ballads that have made her one of the most endearing and enduring pop singers in the Chinese music industry.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $52 - $152 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Fifth Harmony The 7/27 Tour Live In Singapore

The American girl group will perform songs from their sophomore album 7/27 as well as earlier hits.

WHERE: 04-01 The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: April 8, 8pm ADMISSION: $102 - $172 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


SPORTS

Income Eco Run

This competitive run aims to raise awareness of environmental conservation.

WHERE: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: April 30, 5 - 11am ADMISSION: 21.1km individual: $58 (NTUC Income policy-holders & NTUC members), $73 (public); 10km individual: $48 (NTUC Income policy-holders & NTUC members), $63 (public); 10km team: $200 (minimum of one woman in each team of four); 800m kids' dash: $20 (NTUC Income policy-holders & NTUC members), $25 (public) INFO: Register at incomeecorun.sg by March 31

Runninghour

This non-competitive blindfold run aims to integrate people with special needs into the community through sports. Participants will run alongside visually, intellectually and physically handicapped runners.

WHERE: Reservoir Lawn, Bedok Reservoir MRT: Bedok WHEN: May 13, 5pm ADMISSION: Past participants: $40 (10km), $35 (5km), $25 (3.5km); standard: $45 (10km), $40 (5km), $30 (3.5km) INFO: Register at www.runninghour.com by April 23

FitnessFest

This fitness festival features a curated selection of activities led by celebrity fitness instructors and top fitness professionals. Try out yoga, pilates, spin, CrossFit, boxing, barre and parkour.

WHERE: Bayfront Event Space, Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: May 20 & 21, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Till April 2: $59 (one-day pass), $89 (two-day pass); April 3 till May 18: $69 (one-day pass), $99 (two-day pass); at the door: $79 (one-day pass); free for children aged 12 & below; discounts available for groups of four & more INFO: Tickets from fitnessfest.sg


TALKS

Painted Stories

A docent with Friends of the Museums (Singapore) will provide a glimpse into the world of Indian paintings on walls, cloth, palm-leaf and paper and the stories they tell about gods and kings, artists and patrons as well as lovers and thieves.

WHERE: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon, 11am - noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail mml@fom.sg. Go to www.fom.sg

China And Global Governance: Four Pathways To Cross A Threshold

The seminar examines China's evolving role in global governance. The speaker is Dr Wu Fengshi, an associate professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University.

WHERE: EAI Conference Room, 06-01 Tower Block, National University of Singapore Bukit Timah Campus, 469 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Today, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715/6779-1037 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

A Lighter Side Of History: Caring For Your Heirloom By The Heritage Conservation Centre

Conservators from the Heritage Conservation Centre share their knowledge on how to care for a family heirloom.

WHERE: The Salon, Level 1, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6332-3659 INFO: Register at eventbrite.sg. Go to nationalmuseum.sg

The Political Economy Of Land Supply: The Case Of China

In this talk, Dr Hsu Wen-Tai, an associate professor at the School of Economics at Singapore Management University, will use a quantitative spatial equilibrium framework to study the political economy of urban land supply in China.

WHERE: EAI Conference Room, 06-01 Tower Block, National University of Singapore Bukit Timah Campus, 469 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Monday, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715/ 6779-1037 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

Seminar: Malaysia's Religious Interaction With Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor Asmady Idris, an international relations lecturer at University Malaysia Sabah, will discuss religious interaction in Malaysia-Saudi Arabia relations.

WHERE: Seminar Room 2, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Thu, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.iseas.edu.sg by Wed

Post-Stroke Care

This talk will cover topics such as how to care for a stroke survivor.

WHERE: AICare Link @ Maxwell, Level 2, MND Annexe A, 9 Maxwell Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Thu, 12.30 - 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, call 1800-650-6060 or go to eventbrite.sg

Public Talk: How Photography Achieved The Status Of An Art

Ms Vicki Goldberg, one of the leading voices in photography criticism, discusses how photography came to be known as an art form and how its validity is once again being challenged, with the ease and almost infinite number of photographs being produced today, many by people who are not professionals.

WHERE: Deck, 120A Prinsep Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: April 1, 4 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Admission by donation INFO: Register at eventbrite.sg. Go to deck.sg

HistoriaSG - People In Peril, Environments At Risk: The History Of Tigers In Singapore

Dr Miles Powell, assistant professor of environmental history at Nanyang Technological University, will discuss the horrors of tiger attacks in colonial Singapore and how the island's settler communities responded.

WHERE: Gallery Theatre, Basement, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/ Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: April 9, 2.30 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6332-3659 INFO: Register at eventbrite.sg. Go to nationalmuseum.sg


CLASSES

Live & Love Green

Start a micro garden, learn about urban farming and join the garden movement in Singapore. WHERE: Roof Terrace, Level 5, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 1pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6291-3686 INFO: Register at www.shophouseandco.com/vb25march. E-mail programmes@shophouseandco.com for inquiries


FESTIVALS

Children's Festival At Gardens By The Bay

There will be colourful and magnificent dinosaurs, as well as performances, creative craft, workshops, carnival rides and games.

WHERE: Supertree Grove, World of Plants & Children's Garden, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till April 2, 10am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Free, charges for rides & games apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay. com.sg

Sifas Festival Of Indian Classical Music And Dance Festival

The 15th edition of this festival organised by the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society, in conjunction with Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, will comprise concerts at the Esplanade by artists such as kathak dancer Rajendra Gangani and bharatanatyam dancer Mythili Prakash. The festival runs till April 9.

INFO: For more details & ticketing information, go to www.sifas.org & www.sistic.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe