Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

Resonates With: Vox Camerata

The community choir, which identifies itself as a group of friends who sing and enjoy making music together, was established in 2004 with the mission of making choral music accessible to everyone.

WHERE: Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 2, 3 & 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Resonates With: NUS Resonance

Formed in 2001, the National University of Singapore's pioneer and premier collegiate a cappella group is made up of people who love to sing.

WHERE: Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun, 2, 3 & 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Kim Myung Soo Fan Meeting In Singapore

The South Korean singer and actor, who is also known as L, will share his innermost thoughts and feelings at this fan meeting.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sept 23, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $142 - $242 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The Gospellers Live In Singapore

The five-man vocal group from Japan was formed in 1991 when the members were part of their university's a cappella club, Street Corner Symphony.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/ City Hall WHEN: Sept 24, 5pm ADMISSION: $62 - $92 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

SPORTS

Merlion Cup

Six international basketball teams, including the Singapore Slingers, battle it out for this year's cup.

WHERE: OCBC Arena Hall 1, 7 Stadium Drive MRT: Stadium WHEN: Sept 20 - 24, various times ADMISSION: From $18 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

TALKS

In The Spotlight: The Psychology Of Peak Performance

Singaporean singer and actress Kit Chan will give her insights on matters of concern for music performers, which include mental preparation, awareness, confidence and focus. This talk is for musicians and anyone eligible for membership in the Musicians Guild of Singapore.

WHERE: Studio, The Republic Cultural Centre, Republic Polytechnic, 9 Woodlands Avenue 9 MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Mon, 7.30 - 9pm ADMISSION: $30 (standard), $25 (student), free for Musicians Guild of Singapore members INFO: Register at goo.gl/LY3uGa or e-mail info@musicians.sg

Legal Series @ The LLiBrary: Small Claims Court Processes

This talk focuses on the jurisdiction of the Small Claims Tribunal, the types of cases or disputes that one may wish to file and the procedures to filing a claim. The speaker, Mr Robert Raj Joseph, is a litigator.

WHERE: Programme Area, 03-02 The LLiBrary, 11 Eunos Road 8 MRT: Paya Lebar WHEN: Sept 15, 12.30 - 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

PDP: Interior Design Vs Interior Decoration

Guest judges Cameron Woo and Jeremy Rowe of reality television series The Apartment share professional interior design tips.

WHERE: Town Hall, 05-01 AkzoNobel House, 3 Changi Business Park Vista MRT: Expo WHEN: Sept 20, 6.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: $35 (general), $20 (IDCS member), $10 (student) INFO: Register at idcssem03.peatix.com

Remember Me

Listen to medical experts and gain a better understanding of dementia. Apart from the public talks, visitors can also attend workshops, enjoy performances and take part in physical exercises.

WHERE: Tower A Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, 1 Jurong East Street 21 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Sept 21 & 22, 9am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free, register for talks and workshops at alz.org.sg/wam2017

National Library Prominent Speaker Series - Tan Yongshao, Prime Group International

The Tans, spanning five generations and comprising 80 family members, have lived harmoniously under one roof for more than a century. Their unconventional living arrangement not only connects them, but also shapes the way they run their family business.

WHERE: The Pod, Level 16 National Library Board, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Sept 22, 7 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

CHARITY

Sport-A-Cause: SMU Charity Fund Raiser

This charity sports event caps off nine months of outreach to the special needs community, with sports, arts and lifestyle offerings to raise funds for the special needs students from Mountbatten Vocational School.

WHERE: SMU Campus Green, 81 Victoria Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 10pm ADMISSION: $20 onwards to run/cycle and contribute INFO: www.smuchallenge.com

Soul Strings

Indian Carnatic music composer and vocalist Sudha Ragunathan performs on two nights, with all proceeds going to the Sankara Eye Society, which sponsors eye surgery for the underprivileged in rural India.

WHERE: Khoo Auditorium, Singapore Chinese Girls' School, 190 Dunearn Road MRT: Stevens WHEN: Sept 16 & 17, 5pm ADMISSION: $50 & $100, call or WhatsApp 9456-8551/8448-9035/ 9007-8305 for tickets INFO: sankaraeye.sg

CLASSES

The Power Of Voice By Paul Carr

This four-session course assists participants to be more clearly understood in everyday speech and in more formal speaking occasions.

WHERE: SingTheatre Studio, 02-10 Heritage Place, 21 Tan Quee Lan Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Wed, Sept 20, 27 & Oct 10, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $349 INFO: Register at singtheatre.com

Toastmasters International Mandarin Speechcraft Workshop: Be A Better Leader And Speaker!

Learn how to improve communications skills in Mandarin in this workshop.

WHERE: 03-08 Leng Kee Community Club, 400 Lengkok Bahru MRT: Redhill WHEN: Sept 16 & 17, 2 - 5pm; Sept 26, 7 - 9pm ADMISSION: $48 TEL: 9366-2688 INFO: E-mail LKMTMC@gmail.com to register

Improvising Stories - Before Creation Comes Imagination!

In this hands-on workshop, adults learn to improvise stories by playing games and telling the stories orally. This workshop is suitable for storytellers, writers, illustrators, teachers, parents and everyone who enjoys using his imagination and wants to build his communication skills.

WHERE: 03-32 Block E, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Sept 23, 9.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $52.50 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg

FESTIVALS

South Asian Music Festival

This festival will host about four artists each day, including Bangladeshi acts such as Shama Rahman (Rabindra sangeet vocals) and Indian classical artists such as Bombay Jayashri (Carnatic vocals) and Shujaat Khan (Indian sitar).

WHERE: Sands Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sept 21 - 23, 7.30pm; Sept 24, 5.30pm ADMISSION: $29 - $84 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe