Happenings - Films

A scene from Singapore GaGa (2006) by Tan Pin Pin, which will be shown at The Projector on Sunday.
A scene from Singapore GaGa (2006) by Tan Pin Pin, which will be shown at The Projector on Sunday.PHOTO: ARTS CENTRAL

FILMS

Singapore GaGa + Invisible City Double Bill (PG)

Singapore-born director Tan Pin Pin's iconic films - Singapore GaGa (2006) and Invisible City (2007) achieved sold-out cinema runs when they were first released here.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2.30pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Blade Runner 2049 (NC16)

French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve's sequel to the classic 1982 science-fiction film is set 30 years after the events of the first movie. A new blade runner, Los Angeles police officer K (Ryan Gosling) unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what is left of society into chaos.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 5 & 8.49pm; Sun, 4 & 7.45pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Women In Film 2017

To celebrate the achievements of women working in the film industry, this edition highlights the career of director, producer and actress Kiki Sugino, alongside a selection of groundbreaking feature-length and short films from Europe, the United States and Singapore.

WHERE: Objectifs Centre for Photography & Film, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Oct 19 - 28, various times ADMISSION: $8 TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: Tickets from womeninfilm2017.peatix.com. Go to objectifs.com.sg/womeninfilm2017


CONTEST

Co-op Hot Shots 6

This contest provides aspiring and professional photo enthusiasts the opportunity to showcase their creative talents. To participate, you should submit your photo, with a short caption of fewer than 50 words, based on five values - help, mutual help, equality, care for others and cooperation. Submissions close on Oct 30.

INFO: www.sncf.coop/hotshots


NATURE

Autumn Harvest Floral Display

Autumn arrives in the form of a flower field saturated in rich hues of orange, red, gold and green. In the mini Halloween exhibit, there are carved and decorated pumpkins.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Oct 29, 9am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Entry charge to the conservatories applies TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


KIDS

Melissa #FlyGrl Dance Party

In celebration of Children's Day, this event features activities such as balloon sculpting and makeovers.

WHERE: Mdreams, B1-28 Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 3 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free; first 50 participants to register at the event stand will receive a complimentary goodie pack INFO: www.facebook.com/melissashoessg

Garden Troopers - My Outdoor Adventures!

Participants will discover the intricate link between plants and animals through a series of games and hands-on activities. Suitable for children aged 10 to 12.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Nov 20, 9am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $80 (Friends of the Gardens member); $100 (public) INFO: Call 6420-6843 or e-mail education@ gardensbythebay.com.sg by Nov 5 to register. Go to www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Garden Troopers - Green Encounters!

Children aged seven to nine get to be junior horticulturists and expand their knowledge of a variety of plants at the Gardens through hands-on activities and games.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Nov 24, 9am - 3.30pm ADMISSION: $60 (Friends of the Gardens member); $80 (public) INFO: Call 6420-6843 or e-mail education@ gardensbythebay.com.sg by Nov 5 to register. Go to www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


OTHERS

Farmers Market At Loewen Gardens

This market sells a mix of organic vegetables, olive oil, wine, honey, fresh bread and more.

WHERE: Loewen Gardens, 75E Loewen Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 2pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail events@thepantry.com.sg. Go to bit.ly/2xOBfzP

In The Pink Of Health - Breast Cancer Public Forum

Watch a stage performance put together by healthcare professionals which re-enacts the journey of breast-cancer survivors and shows how early detection saves lives. There will also be personal stories from survivors and a zumba workout led by a survivor. Held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

WHERE: Auditorium (Training Centre), Level 1 Women's Tower, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Farrer Park/Little India WHEN: Oct 14, 10am - noon (optional tour of KK Breast Centre from 12.30pm) ADMISSION: Free, call 6394-5038 by Thu to register INFO: www.kkh.com.sg/events

Pink Ribbon Zumba Fitness!

Held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this event will feature a zumba workout, a talk on the risk of breast cancer, a breast self-examination demonstration and more.

WHERE: Multi-purpose Hall, Level 2 Hillview Community Club, 1 Hillview Rise MRT: Hillview WHEN: Oct 14, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Free, register at bit.ly/2xI6dJv or e-mail ncis_events@nuhs.edu.sg

TEL: 6772-5859 INFO: www.ncis.com.sg/patient-and-visitors/events-calendar/pink-ribbon-zumba-f...

Towards Better Lung Health

At this Singapore General Hospital bilingual public forum, specialists from the Lung Centre, dieticians and physiotherapists talk about lung infections, what to eat to recover well and lung exercises.

WHERE: Academia, Level 1 Seminar Rooms L1-S3 & L1-S4, Singapore General Hospital, 20 College Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Oct 21, 8am - 3pm ADMISSION: Free, call 6576-7658 by Tue to register INFO: www.sgh.com.sg


LAST CALL

Concert For Little Tots - Tales And Legends

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra takes children into the world of Chinese orchestral music and Chinese stories with the music of Singapore composers. Moses Gay conducts, while scriptwriter Kamini Ramachandran narrates.

WHERE: Auditorium, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 10.30am & 4pm ADMISSION: $16 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

TwoSet Violin World Tour

Australian classical music duo TwoSet Violin bring their unique blend of musicality, humour and Internet culture to life in a recital.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30 & 7pm ADMISSION: $44 & $104 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Jump

Set in an average South Korean home, this production centres on a typical but dramatically athletic family - from the authoritarian grandfather and drunken uncle to the taekwondo-chopping mother and the incongruous daughter's suitor.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 2 & 8pm; Sun, 2pm ADMISSION: $41 - $132 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Diary From The Dark

Contemporary Myanmarese artist Aung Ko presents drawings that reference journalistic pieces featured in international news magazine Newsweek, collected by the artist over the years. Part of Season 3: I Have Searched The Soul.

WHERE: Chan + Hori Contemporary, 02-09 Gillman Barracks, 6 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6338-1962 INFO: www.chanhori.com

To Dance Is To Be Everywhere

Thai artist Dusadee Huntrakul returns with an update of his latest investigations, with ceramic sculptures and drawings, which borrow primal and at times totemic productions from antiquity and the modern day. Part of Season 3: I Have Searched The Soul.

WHERE: Chan + Hori Contemporary, 02-09 Gillman Barracks, 6 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6338-1962 INFO: www.chanhori.com

Off Kilter

This comedic visual theatre production by award-winning actor and visual theatre artist Ramesh Meyyappan explores mental well-being, identity and the state of feeling a little different from everyone else and not quite being yourself.

WHERE: TheatreWorks, 72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Wed - Oct 14, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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