Happenings - Gigs

'World Drum Night III', a drum performance as part of Republic Polytechnic (RP's) Community Arts Festival, Reflections 2015 to be held on Oct  31, 2015.
'World Drum Night III', a drum performance as part of Republic Polytechnic (RP's) Community Arts Festival, Reflections 2015 to be held on Oct 31, 2015.PHOTO: REPUBLIC POLYTECHNIC

GIGS

World Drum Night III - ConstellAsians

This event organised by Republic Polytechnic Cultural Centre and ITE's Centre for Music and the Arts showcases an eclectic mix of talents from local tertiary institutions.

WHERE: Republic Cultural Centre, Theatre, 9 Woodlands Avenue 9 MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $10 TEL: 6510-3000 (for tickets) INFO: www.rp.edu.sg WHERE: Auditorium, Tay Eng Soon Convention Centre, Level 4, Block A, Institute of Technical Education, 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Nov 6, 8pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: For tickets, e-mail safiah_rasman@ite.edu.sg

A Date With Friends: Getai Sing-along

Celebrate the good old times and sing along to your favourite Mandarin, Hokkien and Cantonese hits together with popular getai artists Lin Ruping, Zhu Li Li, Sherraine Law and the Baobei Sisters.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Thu & Fri, 7 - 7.45pm, 8.15 - 9pm & 9.30 - 10.15pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.esplanade.com

The Graduate Singers: Five

The Graduate Singers will be performing five songs specially arranged for the choir and debuting a commissioned piece by Chen Zhangyi.

WHERE: Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Nov 10, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 INFO: Tickets from www.thegraduatesingers.com/five


CHARITY

Shop@Red Cross Sunday Sales

Shop for pre-loved bargains while contributing to a good cause.

WHERE: Red Cross House, 15 Penang Lane MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Nov 8, 11am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/sgredcross or www.redcross.sg


CLASSES

TAS Workshop Series: Intro To Complete Vocal Technique

This workshop provides participants with important skills needed for an a cappella group.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 03-03, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis/Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: www.aliwalartscentre.sg or www.peatix.com

Social Media Marketing For Publishing Professionals

Learn to strategise your social media activity at this workshop.

WHERE: Chartnexus International Plaza, 34-08, 10 Anson Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tue, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $329.25 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg

From Modern To Contemporary: Movements Of The 20th Century

This course will review the most important European and American art movements that moulded the foundations of today's art.

WHERE: SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, 50 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Wed, from Nov 4, 7 - 9pm (five sessions) ADMISSION: $350 for five sessions INFO: Register & pay at www.corcovadoarts.com

Managing Family Conflicts In Caregiving

Learn to identify issues that may trigger family conflicts to help caregivers better deal with them. Organised by Asian Women's Welfare Association (Awwa).

WHERE: Information Centre, Level 1, Lobby B, National University Hospital Main Building, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Nov 7, 2.30 - 4.30pm (be seated by 2.15pm) ADMISSION: $60 (a minimum $10 co-payment upon registration; $50 waived by Caregivers Training Grant, subject to eligibility) TEL: 6511-5318 INFO: E-mail caregiver@awwa.org.sg

Workshop And Masterclass With Thespian Anupam Kher

Actor Prepares, an acting academy founded by Bollywood star Anupam Kher, conducts a workshop here.

WHERE: Black Box, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Nov 8, 4 - 5pm (children's masterclass, aged 10 - 15), 5.30 - 7.30pm (adults' masterclass) ADMISSION: $50 (child) & $175 (adult) TEL: 8138-5229 INFO: E-mail shalaka@wecandoitt.com (seats are limited; call or e-mail to register)


FESTIVALS

Republic Polytechnic's Arts Festival, Reflections 2015

Students and Singaporean artists collaborate to showcase music, dance, theatre and the visual arts.

WHERE: Republic Polytechnic, 9 Woodlands Avenue MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Till Nov 7, various times ADMISSION: Free or $10 for selected events INFO: For tickets & schedules, go to www.rp.edu.sg/artsfest/reflections2015/programme.aspx

Singapore Myanmar Film Festival

For the first time, film-makers of Singapore and Myanmar origins from across the globe will be showcasing their films.

WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Nov 8, 11am & 2.30pm ADMISSION: $20 INFO: Tickets from www.smff2015.peatix.com


SPORTS

Armour@TheBay

Take part in mixed martial arts workouts conducted by Under Armour Singapore brand ambassador Royston Wee.

WHERE: The Fullerton Pavilion Rooftop by Fullerton Bay, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tue, Nov 10 & 17, 6.30 - 7.30pm or 7.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Sign up at www.tripleready.com/earnit (participation is on a first-come, first-served basis)

Urgent Run

Join this 5km fun run, held by the World Toilet Organization, where participants are encouraged to dress up in sanitation-themed costumes. Funds raised at the event will go towards improving sanitation conditions around the world.

WHERE: Angsana Green, East Coast Park MRT: Eunos WHEN: Nov 7, 8am - noon ADMISSION: $25 (student) & $40 (adult) TEL: 6352-8921 INFO: www.urgentrun.com/join.php


TALKS

Tales Of Asia: Bangkok & Phnom Penh

Kennie Ting, a Singaporean writer and sociologist, will share his fascination with the urban histories and architectural heritage of colonial cities in Asia.

WHERE: Shaw Foyer, Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 7 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to www.acm.org.sg (no registration required; seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis)

Asian Panorama: The Fragments Of Southeast Asian Cinema

This talk discusses the significance, usefulness and relevance of the idea of a South-east Asian cinema.

WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway/Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.fragmentsofsea.peatix.com

SG50! Celebration Of Memories

Patricia Bjaaland Welch, author and former lecturer on Chinese history and religion, and Ronald Stride, treasurer of the World Federation of Friends of Museums, will talk about their favourite museum artefacts and exhibitions in Singapore.

WHERE: Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Mon, 11am - noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.fom.sg

Talk On Singapore Modernism

Dr Jay Sian will be providing an overview of the work of Singapore's pioneer generation of artists.

WHERE: School of Economics & Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Nov 6, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $70 (includes coffee break & visual materials) INFO: Register & pay at www.corcovadoarts.com

HDB Heartland Talk: Enriching Your Golden Years

Learn more about the monetisation options and Enhancement for Active Seniors (Ease) programme for your HDB flat and retirement considerations.

WHERE: HDB Hub Auditorium, Basement 1, HDB Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Nov 7, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at www.hdb.gov.sg/heartlandbeat by Thu

Live Right, Breathe Right

In conjunction with the upcoming World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day, Singapore General Hospital's forum aims to educate the public on the condition. Conducted in English and Mandarin.

WHERE: Academia (SGH Campus), L1-S3 on Level 1, 20 College Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Nov 14, 2 - 5pm (registration begins at 1.30pm) ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6326-5261 (9.30am - 5.30pm, Mon - Fri) INFO: E-mail lee.yu.jun@sgh.com.sg before Nov 7 (seats are limited & on a first-come, first-served basis)

The Sunday Times "Baby Ready" Seminar 2015

The inaugural edition of this exclusive seminar series is designed to equip new parents with the knowledge to be ready for any baby-related situation.

WHERE: The Star Gallery at The Star Performing Arts Centre, Level 3, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Nov 14, 9.30am - 2pm ADMISSION: $10 a person; $15 a couple INFO: Register at pbp.sph.com.sg/sutbabyready by Nov 8

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 30, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - FRIDI30'. Print Edition | Subscribe