Happenings - Gigs


Viva Viola: Jeremy Chiew, Lim Yan And Daniel Ong

As part of Kris Foundation's 2016 concert season, these performers will explore viola works that freshen, rejuvenate, reminisce and inspire.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Bushmen & Kamaliah Latiff

Local reggae band Bushmen and 1970s singing sensation Kamaliah Latiff will perform beloved English and Malay tunes in tribute to mothers.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30, 8.45 & 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Dedications To Mothers

Enjoy a choral performance for mothers by mothers.

WHERE: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Gardens by the Bay MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sun, 2 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Programmes are free, but admission charges to Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Tan Chin Tuan Music-For-All: SSO Classics In The Park: Mother's Day Concert

Join the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor Joshua Tan for a Mother's Day treat at the Botanic Gardens.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sbg.org.sg & www.sso.org.sg

Mother's Day Special: Songs For Mothers With Love

Enjoy an afternoon with popular getai host Xu Qiong Fang and veteran singers Angie Lau, Pei Sha and Wilson Wong, who will perform familiar and well-loved Chinese hits from the past.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - KPP 5iVE Years Monster World Tour

Singapore is the first stop in this world tour of this quirky Japanese singer. Part of Super Japan - Japanese Festival of Arts.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: May 13, 8pm ADMISSION: $92, $122 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

An Evening With Eluveitie - A Celebration Of Celtic Folk Metal

This Celtic folk metal band will perform songs from their first record, Ven, right up to their most recent work, Origins.

WHERE: The Ground Theatre, 2 Orchard Link, *Scape, Level 2 MRT: Somerset WHEN: May 24, 8pm ADMISSION: $142 (VIP, including meet & greet), $92 (standard), $108 nett (at the door) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: All tickets are free-standing. Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg


Giving Hope - Art & Collectibles For A Cause

An auction and exhibition of the works of 33 Asian artists, photographers and designers as well as a collection of vintage items and other collectibles. The proceeds will go to 2,000 underprivileged children and youth in Asia. 

WHERE: Ion Art Gallery, 2 Orchard Turn, Ion Orchard, Level 4 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till May 15, 10am - 10pm; today, 6 - 10pm (opening reception & auction) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6238-8228 INFO: www.ionorchard.com & www.artnhope.com


Pledge Your Heart Walk

At this 3.5km walk, participants are encouraged to "go red" to honour women and their health.

WHERE: Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade MRT: Bayfront WHEN: June 25, 7 - 11am ADMISSION: $15 (participants aged 13 & above); $25 (two adults); $20 (mother & one child aged four - 12); $12 (corporate rate, with a minimum of 20 people) TEL: 9655-6597 INFO: E-mail info@pledgeyourheartwalk.sg & register at www.pledgeyourheartwalk.sg by June 4

RunningHour: Run So Others Can

This event features 5km and 10km non-competitive runs. To experience the challenges faced by runners with visual disabilities, participants are invited to be part of the "Blind Run". The event will include an all-day mass Dance Fitness session.

WHERE: East Coast Park, Angsana Green MRT: Eunos WHEN: July 10, 7.30am ADMISSION: 10km "Blind Run": $40 (past participants), $45 (standard); 5km "Blind Run": $35 (past participants), $40 (standard); Non-Stop Dance Fitness: $20 (past participants), $25 (standard) INFO: Register at www.runninghour2016.com

Pocari Sweat Run

The Pocari Sweat Run returns for a fifth consecutive year.

WHERE: The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue MRT: Bayfront/ Esplanade WHEN: July 23, 5pm ADMISSION: $60 (10km), $50 (5km) INFO: E-mail info@pocarisweatrun.com . Register at www.pocarisweatrun.com


Heritage And Sustainable Urbanism Symposium: Case Studies From France, Singapore And The Region

This symposium brings together conservation pioneers from France and Singapore as well as practitioners in the region to share experiences in implementing policies and managing approaches towards the protection, restoration and reuse of heritage buildings. Part of Singapore HeritageFest 2016.

WHERE: Gallery Theatre, 93 Stamford Road, National Museum of Singapore MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow, 9.30am - 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at heritage-and-sustainable-urbanism-symposium-3.eventbrite.sg

Himiko: Japanese Myth And Folklore In Modern Popular Culture

Professor Deborah Shamoon will explain the legend of shaman queen Himiko and how she and other powerful female figures from Japan's mythic past continue to appear in modern popular culture.

WHERE: library@esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: May 15, 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Mediation Symposium

Learn about the positive impact of mediation. There will be a panel discussion and demonstrations.

WHERE: The Joyden Hall, 201 Victoria Street, Bugis+, 07-01 MRT: Bugis WHEN: May 20, 9am - 6pm ADMISSION: $107 (full day), $74.90 (half day) INFO: Register at www.lawsociety.org.sg/conference/Symposium2016


Design A Tote Bag And Gift It To Mum

Artist Fadilah Razib will guide participants at these free workshops to decorate and personalise tote bags for their mothers.

WHERE: Meeting Point at Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1.30, 2,30, 3.30, 4.30 & 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Studio Photography

This introductory workshop will take participants through various studio lighting set-ups for all kinds of photography.

WHERE: Objectifs, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Tue & May 17, 7.30 - 10pm, May 14, 1.30 - 7.30pm ADMISSION: $360 for three sessions TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: Register at www.objectifs.com.sg/studio-photography

Toddler Feeding Workshop

Learn about feeding children and coping with common feeding problems to ensure optimum nutrition, growth and health.

WHERE: Patient Education Centre Room 1, 100 Bukit Timah Road, KK Women's and Children's Hospital MRT: Little India WHEN: May 14, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $10 (KKJuniors Club members), $15 ( non-KKJuniors Club members) INFO: Registration closes once workshop is full. To register, call 6394-1268 (Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm)

Legacy: First Steps In Creating Your Memoir

Learn to write a memoir. For those aged 40 and above who are fluent in English.

WHERE: Singapore Training & Development Association, 16 Arumugam Road, Lion Building D, 06-01 MRT: Paya Lebar/MacPherson WHEN: May 14, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: $70 TEL: 6848-8297/ 6848-8295 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 06, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe