Happenings - Gigs

  Members of music group Lorong Boys, (from left) Gabriel Lee, Joachim Lim, Rit Xu and David Loke.
Members of music group Lorong Boys, (from left) Gabriel Lee, Joachim Lim, Rit Xu and David Loke. ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

GIGS

Resonates With: The Lorong Boys

These award-winning Singaporean musicians will perform an afternoon of tunes on the violin, flute and guitar.

WHERE: Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 2, 3 & 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Resonates With: Z3nith Ensemble

Singapore's first professional guzheng trio, comprising Yvonne Tay , Indra Chen and Cheah Peiqi, present a repertoire of traditional and contemporary pieces.

WHERE: Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun, 2, 3 & 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Mr. Big Live In Singapore 2017

With a career spanning nearly three decades, American band Mr. Big have produced a string of chart-toppers such as Just Take My Heart and Wild World.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Oct 15, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $92 - $182 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Sebastian Bach With Special Guests Loudness - Live In Singapore

Sebastian Bach, the original voice of the 1980s American band Skid Row, performs here with Japanese heavy metal band Loudness.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Oct 18, 8pm ADMISSION: $92 - $162 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life Singapore

With worldwide album sales of more than 130 million, the Backstreet Boys have been recognised as the best-selling boy band in history.

Their hits include Larger Than Life, I Want It That Way and As Long As You Love Me.

WHERE: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive MRT: Stadium WHEN: Oct 21, 8pm ADMISSION: $108 - $248 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Hyukoh - Live In Singapore

This band have been credited for enlivening the South Korean indie music scene.

WHERE: Zepp@Bigbox, 1 Venture Avenue MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Nov 24, 8pm ADMISSION: $98 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: apactix.com

Aqua 20th Anniversary Live In Singapore

The Danish pop group celebrate the 20th anniversary of their hit song, Barbie Girl.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Nov 25, 8pm ADMISSION: $102 - $252 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


TALKS

Straight From Silicon Valley: Insights To Start-up Investing

Hear from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders about start-up investing, how to nurture successful start-ups and dealing with investors.

WHERE: Auditorium 4.02, Level 4 SIM Management House, 41 Namly Avenue MRT: Tan Kah Kee/Sixth Avenue WHEN: Tue, 2pm ADMISSION: $60 INFO: platformE1909.peatix.com

Public Talk On Managing Grief And Loss

Learn how to help someone dealing with grief or how to cope with your grief in this talk.

WHERE: 133 New Bridge Road, 04-11 Chinatown Point MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Sept 22, 11am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $4 INFO: Call 6538-9877 to register. Go to www.shenghong.org.sg/life-point/news-events

The United States And South-east Asia Under The Trump Administration

This seminar offers an American perspective on the continuities and divergences between the Obama and Trump administrations regarding South-east Asia, prior to United States President Donald Trump's visit to Asia in November. The speaker, Dr Satu Limaye, is director of the East West Center in Washington, senior adviser at Center for Naval Analyses Corporation, and creator and director of AsiaMattersforAmerica.org.

WHERE: Seminar Room 2, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Sept 26, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: Free, register at www.iseas.edu.sg by Sept 25

A Librarian's World - Greening Of Singapore Through Time

Librarian Lim Tin Seng pieces together Singapore's greening journey using early maps, photographs, government records and primary documents from the collections of the National Library and National Archives of Singapore.

WHERE: Possibility Room, Level 5 National Library Board, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Sept 28, 7 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary


CLASSES

Let's Learn Our National Language

Learn basic Malay and how to compose pantun in this interactive workshop with playwright Alfian Sa'at. Part of TranslateSingapore 2017.

WHERE: Play Den, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: $50 (standard), $45 (concession) INFO: Register at ptix.co/2tJRTLC

Tassel Monsters By Kelly Limerick

Create a tassel monster inspired by Teru-teru Bozo, a Japanese charm believed to bring good weather. Turn it into a keychain, charm or pendant.

WHERE: Uniqlo, 03-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free, available on a first-come, first-served basis INFO: www.uniqlo.com/sg

Marbling Print & Go! By How To Ink

Create a uniquely patterned postcard using paper marbling.

WHERE: Uniqlo, 03-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Sun, 3 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free, available on a first-come, first-served basis INFO: www.uniqlo.com/sg

Organic Storytellers Meeting

Facilitated by professional storyteller and storytelling coach Ana Sousa Gavin, this meeting is for adults who wish to develop their oral storytelling skills.

WHERE: Bukit Panjang Public Library, 04-04 & 04-16/17 Bukit Panjang Plaza, 1 Jelebu Road MRT: Bukit Panjang WHEN: Thu, 7 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free, go to www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Cyanotype Printing: Shopee Studios X House Of Photography

Learn one of the oldest forms of printmaking, invented more than 150 years ago and first used by biologists to document their botanical discoveries.

WHERE: Shopee HQ, 03-01, Tower A, Ascent Building, 2 Science Park Drive MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Sept 30, 11am - 1pm & 1.30 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: $24.90 INFO: Register at shopee.sg

The Script State - Malay Manuscripts In Documenting Memories

This programme provides an overview of the writing tradition of the Malay world and is held in conjunction with the exhibition, Tales Of The Malay World: Manuscripts And Early Books. The speaker is Azhar Ibrahim, a lecturer in the Department of Malay Studies at the National University of Singapore.

WHERE: Possibility Room, Level 5 National Library Board, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Sept 30, 3 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Creating Your Own ePix Books (For iPad Or Android Tablet Users)

In this workshop, participants use a free app named TinyTap (for iPad and Android tablet users) to create an electronic picture book.

WHERE: Goodman Arts Centre, 03-32 Block E, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Oct 7, 9.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $52.50 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg


CHARITY

Safra Swim For Hope 2017

This annual charity swim event is held to raise funds for Aquatics Heart & Hope, Singapore Disability Sports Council, Rainbow Centre Singapore and the Singapore Armed Forces Care Fund.

WHERE: Safra Clubs MRT: Various WHEN: Oct 20, noon - 10pm (Safra Jurong, Safra Mount Faber); Oct 21, 10am - 10pm (Safra Toa Payoh, Safra Yishun); Oct 22, 8am - 6pm (Safra Tampines) ADMISSION: NS50 Individual Challenge: $75 (Safra member), $100 (public); NS50 Team Challenge (team of five): $65 (Safra members), $90 (standard); Open category: $15 (Safra members), $20 (standard), Families for Life category (one adult & one child aged six to 12): $27 (Safra members), $36 (public) INFO: Register at www.safra.sg/s4h by Oct 13


FESTIVAL

Beerlicious

This craft beer fiesta is an outdoor festival with barbecue, drinks and local music in a family- and pet-friendly environment.

WHERE: Kult Kafe, Mount Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road MRT: Rochor WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, noon - 10pm ADMISSION: $15, includes a complimentary beer INFO: www.getwaave.com or facebook.com/beerliciousSG

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe