Happenings - Gigs

Local grindcore music group Wormrot comprises of Mohammad Arif Suhaimi, Fitri Hamid (left) and Muhammad Nurrasyid Juraimi.
Local grindcore music group Wormrot comprises of Mohammad Arif Suhaimi, Fitri Hamid (left) and Muhammad Nurrasyid Juraimi. PHOTO: ST FILE

GIGS

Busking: By The Sea

Home-grown band Music In The City will perform a series of Mandopop songs associated with the sea.

WHERE: Mist Walk @ Marina Bay, Waterfront Promenade MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/musicinthecitysg

U.S. 7th Fleet Band Orient Express

This eight-piece group of US Navy musicians will play a range of genres from classic rock to modern hits.

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

Wormrot/Nympholepsy

Home-grown metal bands Wormrot and Nympholepsy will launch new albums. They will be supported by Singapore and Malaysian acts such as Abolition A.D. and Mucus Mortuary.

WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Oct 15, 5pm (Wormrot) & Oct 16, 4pm (Nympholepsy) ADMISSION: $15 (before 7pm) & $20 (after 7pm); tickets available at the door INFO: www.facebook.com/StreetNoiseSG

Visualize

This event aims to provide a platform for up-and-coming artists from Singapore and Asia. Four bands - What'smyname, Ivy Moire, OSR 313 and Hydra - will perform.

WHERE: Multi-Purpose Hall, Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Oct 16, 3pm ADMISSION: $15 at the door TEL: 6435-0131 INFO: visualize.super-stage.com

Max Power

Taiwanese all-male guitar sextet Miko Guitar present a repertoire that includes F. Tarrega's Fantasy On Themes From La Travaiata.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Oct 16, 5pm ADMISSION: $31 - $100 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


CHARITY

In Conversation With Authors: Changing Passions, Changing Lives

Former corporate warriors who chose to make a switch to impact lives share their stories. The net proceeds will be donated to The Collective Effort in support of the 50 Experiences For 500 Kids initiative.

WHERE: Hang Out Cafe, 01-15 Nafa Campus 1, Wing A, 80 Bencoolen Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Wed, 6.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $50 INFO: Register at www.candidcreation.com


SPORTS

Causeway Challenge

A friendly match between long-time football rivals Singapore and Malaysia.

WHERE: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive MRT: Stadium WHEN: Today, 8.30pm ADMISSION: $18 & $28 (standard); $8 & $16 (concession) INFO: Tickets from sportshubtix.sg

Tennis-Themed Mass Workout Session

This mass workout session will be led by Sandra Riley Tang of home-grown band The Sam Willows. Former tennis player Melissa Pine, the Women's Tennis Association Championships tournament director, will be present. Part of the City Serves Up Tennis! festival.

WHERE: Suntec City Outdoor Plaza, 3 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: Sun, 8 - 9am & 10.30 - 11.30am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.cityservesuptenniscardioworkout.com


TALKS

Mystery City: Unearthing The 10th-Century Angkorian Capital Of Koh Ker

This provides a summary of early Khmer civilisation, settlement ecology and urbanisation, with specific emphasis on Koh Ker and the implications of recent research. The speaker is Dr D. Kyle Latinis, a visiting fellow at the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute.

WHERE: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 7 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, e-mail nhb_acm_conference@nhb.gov.sg

In Conversation With Gary Knight And Ron Haviv

The co-founders of international photo agency VII will talk about their experiences in the war zone, the state of documentary photography and the changing media environment.

WHERE: Objectifs Chapel Gallery, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/ Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30 - 9pm ADMISSION: Entry by donation TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: Register at ptix.co/2cJkgkS. Go to www.objectifs.com.sg

Proposed Changes To The Copyright Act

Learn what the recent proposed changes to Singapore's Copyright Act will entail and the possible impact on writers, illustrators, publishers and other content creators.

WHERE: The Pod, Level 16 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Today, 6.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at eventbrite.sg

Singapore In Eight Artefacts

This talk features stories about eight artefacts exhibited in museums and galleries in Singapore. The speaker is Pak-Juan Koe, a docent who volunteers at museums, heritage institutions and major events such as the Singapore HeritageFest and Singapore Biennale.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Oct 15, 2 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary


CLASSES

Toddler Feeding Workshop

Learn about developmental milestones, factors that influence feeding and common feeding-related issues such as fussy eating, refusing to eat vegetables and preferring milk to solid food.

WHERE: KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Little India WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $10 (KK Juniors Club members), $15 (public) INFO: To register, call 6394-1268 or go to www.kkh.com.sg/events

The Truth, The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth... Exploring The World Of Creative Non-Fiction

Participants will develop story/book ideas and explore literary techniques to bring them to life.

WHERE: ChartNexus Gold Room, 34-08 International Plaza, 10 Anson Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Oct 15 & 16, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $231.88 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: E-mail alap@bookcouncil.sg. Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg

Read Me A Story: Crafting Professional Reading Aloud For Serious Story Readers

Using audio recordings and marked texts, brush up on your vocal skills and prepare a performance of your own.

WHERE: Singapore Training & Development Association, 06-01 LTC Building D, 16 Arumugam Road MRT: MacPherson WHEN: Oct 16, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $83.25 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: E-mail alap@bookcouncil.sg. Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg

Good, Clean Copy - How Editing Can Make Good Writing Great

This workshop will look at a wide variety of editing techniques and use practical assignments to show the positive impact a red pen can have on a writer's work.

WHERE: ChartNexus Diamond Room, 34-08 International Plaza, 10 Anson Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Oct 18 & 19, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $296.45 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: E-mail alap@bookcouncil.sg. Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg


FESTIVALS

Green Is The New Black: A Conscious Festival

This festival aims to promote awareness on how to improve the way we live, work and consume in our daily lives.

WHERE: Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore, 1A Cuscaden Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Oct 22, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free; separate rates apply for talks and workshops INFO: Register at www.greenisthenewblack.asia

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 07, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe