Happenings - Arts



South-east Asian Film Financing Project Market Call For Submissions

The inaugural South-east Asian Film Financing Project Market by ScreenSingapore will take place from Dec 2 to 4. Submissions will close on Sept 30. The Project Market is open to in-development fiction and non-fiction feature film projects from aspiring and experienced film-makers and will facilitate meetings and interactions between selected film-makers and potential collaborators who can help bring the projects to fruition.

INFO: Submit your project at www.screensingapore.com.sg. Go to www.asiatvforum.com


Meet-The-Celebrity Chef: Rachel Allen Of All Things Sweet

The television chef and cookbook writer will talk about her latest book, All Things Sweet, which was published last year.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store, 04-20/20B/20C Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 1pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: www.kinokuniya.com.sg

Meet-The-Author: Professor Hong Hai Of Principles Of Chinese Medicine

Principles Of Chinese Medicine strips the ancient science of its mystique and shows how it shares common ground with biomedical science. Author Hong Hai, a traditional Chinese medicine physician, will give a talk on the elements of yin and yang.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store, 04-20/20B/20C Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: The book retails at $36.38. Go to www.kinokuniya.com.sg


Symphonic G-On!

AudioImage Wind Ensemble entertains with soundtracks and songs from Japanese anime shows and video games such as Attack On Titan, The Legend Of Zelda and Final Fantasy.

WHERE: School of the Arts Concert Hall, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $12 (student), $20 (adult) INFO: For ticket inquiries, call Xinhao on 8126-2965

VCH Organ Series: Bach & Handel At The Vic

Organist Margaret Chen partners musicians from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and its associate conductor Joshua Tan in Handel's Organ Concerto No. 13 In F Major, or Cuckoo And The Nightingale. Also taking centre stage in J.S. Bach's Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor are violinists Alan Choo and Gabriel Ng. The concert closes with Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3, one of Bach's most popular compositions.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tue, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sso.org.sg


Raga - From Another Land by Chowk Productions (Singapore)

To mark Singapore's 50th year of nationhood, Chowk artistic director Raka Maitra turns her focus to the literary works of migrant workers in the construction and shipbuilding industries of Singapore. From Another Land is a contemporary dance performance that pays homage to these men and their role in building Singapore.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Onam Nite 2015 - Bharatham Keralam

In celebration of the Malayalee harvest festival and Singapore's Golden Jubilee, the Singapore Malayalee Association presents a performance of Indian art forms with a focus on the dance and music of Kerala.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Sun, 7pm ADMISSION: $28 - $104 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Unearthed: Singapore At 25

Check out the contents of a time capsule buried in front of the Empress Place building on Dec 29, 1990. Objects include development plans from the 1970s and a poster of Ah Meng, the late orang utan ambassador of the Singapore Zoo.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Till Sept 27, 10am - 7pm (Sat - Thu), 10am - 9pm (Fri) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-7798 INFO: www.acm.org.sg


Poems Of Lightness

Gallery Nawei presents a solo art exhibition by Singaporean artist Tan Kian Por, showing more than 80 works, including seal carvings, early ink paintings, his calligraphy and recent works from the series Poems Of Lightness. Tan draws inspiration from his life experiences.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 01-08, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Till tomorrow, 10am - 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.thefullertonheritage.com/whatsnew

Dialogue In Ink By Loh Chui Nyet Sophie

The exhibition is divided into two sections: the New Rhythm Of Ink series - an exploration of the reduction of Chinese words to individual strokes - and the Bloom series, which shows how the bougainvillea trees planted by Loh's late father have blossomed.

WHERE: Oviato Fine Art, 04-44 The Adelphi, 1 Coleman Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Sun, 1 - 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9012-0433 INFO: E-mail oviatofineart@gmail.com

Colour Impression - Ngiao Will Laon

Ngiao uses strong colours and layering techniques to create the effect of a footprint of colours.

WHERE: Da Tang Fine Arts, B1-31 The Adelphi, 1 Coleman Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Tue, closed today & Sun (by appointment only), 2 - 7pm (tomorrow), noon - 7pm (Mon & Tue) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6738-3268/8268-5299 INFO: www.datangfinearts.com

Tosa Rimpa: The Places You Will Never Visit By Naoko Tosa

This solo exhibition by the Japanese media artist follows her projection-mapping exercise at the Kyoto National Museum and breathes new life into the Rimpa school of Japanese painting. Tosa reimagines and reinterprets traditional Japanese culture and imagery through six new video works.

WHERE: Ikkan Art Gallery, 01-05, Tanjong Pagar Distripark, 39 Keppel Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sept 19, noon - 7pm (Tue - Sat). Closed on public holiday ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6681-6490 INFO: www.ikkan-art.com


Children's Art Exhibition: Zoom

Amazing Art Shuttle presents a three-day family-friendly art exhibition commemorating SG50. It comprises works done in a variety of mediums that capture 150 children's thoughts and feelings.

WHERE: Deck, 120A Prinsep Street MRT: Bugis/Little India WHEN: Today, 1 - 9pm; tomorrow, 10am - 8pm; Sun, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.amazingartshuttle.com & www.facebook.com/amazingartshuttle

Out Of Myth, Onto_Logical Solo exhibition By Po Po, Curated By Nathalie Johnston

This solo exhibition by Burmese artist Po Po comprises an archive of work dating back to 1982. The works focus on a period of Myanmar's art history that is rarely explored and investigates his pieces in context.

WHERE: Yavuz Gallery , 02-23, 9 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm (tomorrow) , closed today, 1 - 5pm (Sun) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6734-3262 INFO: www.yavuzgallery.com

Together For Humanity - The Red Cross Story

The Singapore Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross jointly present an exhibition to commemorate their respective 65th and 150th anniversaries. It tells the evolution of humanitarian aid and relief efforts locally and globally.

WHERE: The Promenade, Level 9 National Library, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till Mon, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-3255 INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg

Eastern Pen, African Footsteps

In his first solo photo exhibition, Singapore journalist, author and songwriter Ng King Kang swops his pen for the camera to capture his encounters with wildlife and nature in Rwanda, Kenya, Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 01-08, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Wed - Sept 22, 10am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.thefullertonheritage.com/whatsnew


Sleeping Beauty On Ice

This new interpretation of the classic fairy tale is part of the award-winning Imperial Ice Stars' 10th Anniversary World Tour - set to the music of Tchaikovsky and choreographed by Tony Mercer.

WHERE: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, Grand Theatre, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sept 24 - 27, 7.30pm (Thu - Fri); 1.30 & 7.30pm (Sat); 1.30 & 6.30pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $79 - $159 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Hello Goodbye

After a sell-out run at the Hampstead Theatre in London, the Singapore Repertory Theatre brings Hello Goodbye, the hottest romantic comedy of the year, to Singapore. The cast includes Shane Mardjuki and Denise Tan.

WHERE: DBS Arts Centre , 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Sept 26, 8pm ADMISSION: $44 & $54 (Tue - Thu), $54 & $64 (Fri, Sat & public holiday) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 11, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Arts'. Print Edition | Subscribe