Happenings - Arts


Saturdays@ACM: Hooked To Books

Join authors Soumya Ayer, Ju-Lyn and Melissa Viswani and illustrators Levene Wong and Darel Seow in a panel discussion on local children's books.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 1pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.acm.org.sg


Lunchtime Concerts At ACM

Musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will perform classical and jazzy tunes.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place/ City Hall WHEN: Today & Nov 13, 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-7798 INFO: www.acm.org.sg

SP Vocal Talents - A Cappella Night IV

Singapore Polytechnic's a cappella group puts on a musical that celebrates the history of Singapore music over the past 50 years.

WHERE: The Hall, Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road MRT: Dover WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sp.edu.sg

Singapura Permai - The SYC Ensemble Singers Celebrate SG50

The singers present a repertoire exploring what it means to be a choir in a modern, globalised Asian city-state.

WHERE: Glass Atrium, Level 2, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30 & 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail enquiries@syc.org.sg.

The Bach Cello Suites With Jan Vogler

Listen to German cellist Jan Vogler, whose recording of the Bach Cello Suites nabbed him last year's Echo Klassik Instrumentalist of the Year award.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tue, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 - $52 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

SLO's 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

This concert features excerpts from more than 20 operas staged by the Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) in the last 25 years, such as those by Mozart, Puccini and Singapore's Leong Yoon Pin.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Nov 13, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $31 - $62 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


The Fleeting Moment By Teresa Ranieri

The Italian choreographer journeys into the recesses of people's emotional and mental landscapes in search of meaning.

WHERE: Goodman Arts Centre, 01-53, Block M, Black Box, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $32 (standard), $28 (concession for senior citizens, full-time students, full-time national servicemen, PAssion card members, Italian Cultural Institute members & group booking of minimum eight tickets) INFO: E-mail rawmoves.tix@gmail.com or go to www.peatix.com


Design District Photo Book & Public Exhibition

Award-winning photographer Alan Lim took 70 pictures around the Design District in Tanjong Pagar, Chinatown and Tiong Bahru. Some of the photos are exhibited on lightboxes along the facade of the Red Dot Traffic Building. Mr Lim will also host six sessions where he will share stories behind the photos. 

WHERE: Red Dot Design Museum,  28 Maxwell Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, Mon, Thu, Nov 15, 18 & 20, 7 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail dd@red-dot.sg

Philatelic Gems: Singapore Stamp Club 75th Anniversary

The club celebrates its 75th year with an exhibition of collections from its members, including materials dating back to the Straits Settlements era.

WHERE: Singapore Philatelic Museum, 23-B Coleman Street MRT: City Hall/ Clarke Quay/ Bras Basah WHEN: Till Nov 14; 1 - 7pm (Mon), 9.30am - 7pm (Tue to Sun) ADMISSION: Free (Singaporeans & permanent residents), $6 (adults), $4 (child aged three - 12) TEL: 6337-3888 INFO: www.spm.org.sg


Reverse Exotic

Turkish photographer Lale Tara appropriates exotic musings by isolating them from their geographic, political and cultural associations and integrating them into her own artistic vocabulary.

WHERE: Yavuz Gallery, 02-23, 9 Lock Road MRT: Dover WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.yavuzgallery.com

The SG50 Expressions Art Exhibition - Lakshmi Mohanbabu

Singaporeans reflecting, interacting and expressing their thoughts, feelings and hopes for the nation are encapsulated in the Singaporean's paintings.

WHERE: The Art Space @ Suntec, Suntec City Mall Tower 1, 3 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/LakshmiMohanbabuPaintings

Witnessing The World Through The Lens Of Doctors Without Borders

This photo exhibition features major crises of recent times in which Doctors Without Borders played a part. Field workers from Singapore and the region will share their experiences on the front line.

WHERE: East Court A, Level 1, VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/msf.english or www.facebook.com/nycsg

Benny Ong: Art Day Out

This exhibition presents the Singaporean's recent collection of art graphics on silk - a hybrid of cross-cultural heritage and interpretations, toying with the transition between contemporary and traditional culture.

WHERE: Gillman Barracks, 01-25, 47 Malan Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Today, 5pm; tomorrow, noon - 9pm; Sun, noon - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.gillmanbarracks.com

Annulling Rites, Unmaking Icons

Singaporean artists Dzaki Safaruan and Jasmine Ang explore elements of religious rituals, cultural symbols and historical icons.

WHERE: Flaneur Gallery, 129 Jalan Besar MRT: Little India/Farrer Park WHEN: Today, 3 - 8pm; Sat & Sun, 1 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9112-4685 INFO: E-mail mike@flaneur.sg


This cross-hatching of collective urban imagery and cultural heirlooms takes on a shade of surrealism with flying vessels, gravity-defying architecture and precarious ledges.

WHERE: Utterly Art Exhibition Space, Level 3, 20B Mosque Street MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/ Clarke Quay WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 2 - 8pm; Sun, noon - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9487-2006 INFO: www.utterlyart.com.sg or www.facebook.com/utterlyart

Living With Objects

Local artist Yeo Siak Goon presents 45 major works from the early 1980s to the present.

WHERE: Ion Art Gallery, Level 4, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till Tue, 11am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.ionorchard.com

The Exquisite Art Of Lacquer Paintings

The ancestral Chinese technique has evolved into one of the most creative and modern art mediums.

WHERE: ArtBlue Studio, 23 Yong Siak Street MRT: Tiong Bahru/Outram Park WHEN: Till Tue, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.artbluestudio.com

Fellini: Circus Of Light

This tribute to the late Italian film-maker Federico Fellini's love of and fascination with the circus arts showcases the influence circus life had on his movie-making.

WHERE: ADM Gallery, Nanyang Technological University, 81 Nanyang Drive MRT: Boon Lay/Pioneer WHEN: Thu, 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: To RSVP, e-mail segreteria.iicsingapore@esteri.it

Vignettes Of The Asiatic Lion

The exhibition showcases 50 photographs capturing 16-year-old student Dhruv Anant Wadkar's work over two years in wildlife sanctuary Sasan Gir in Gujarat, India.

WHERE: The ArtSpace @ Suntec, Suntec City Mall Tower 1, 01-448/449, 3 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/Promenade/ City Hall WHEN: Tue - Nov 14, 11am - 8pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.dhruvwadkar.com/events


Noise Alumni Exhibition: Becoming Of Age

Noise Singapore turns 10 with a special exhibition bringing together new works by 20 artists from past editions of their apprenticeship programme.

WHERE: Galeris Nila & Utama @ The Foothills MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.noisesingapore.com or www.facebook.com/noisesingapore


Rise Of The Phoenix

This double bill comprises two plays - Waste and Lost - by members of The Necessary Stage's Theatre for Seniors.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 & 8pm; Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: $31 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Mama, Big Bird And The Cat

This production is an adaptation of three of the late Kuo Pao Kun's plays.

WHERE: Centre 42 Black Box, 42 Waterloo Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow & Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at www.MamaBigBirdandCat.eventbrite.sg

Lower Depths

This play depicts the harsh lives of gamblers, prostitutes, petty thieves and drunk layabouts towards the end of Czarist Russia.

WHERE: Studio Theatre, Nafa Campus 3, 151 Bencoolen Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 7.30pm; tomorrow, 3 & 7.30pm; Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6512-4176 INFO: E-mail theatre@nafa.edu.sg or go to www.nafa.edu.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Arts'. Print Edition | Subscribe