Happenings: Gigs


Resonates With: BronzAge Gamelan

This collective of musicians and gamelan enthusiasts comes from various musical backgrounds, united by a mission to preserve the gamelan tradition in Singapore.

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

2017 Seventeen 1st World Tour: Diamond Edge

This 13-member Korean boyband are divided into three sub-units: hip-hop, vocal and performance.

WHERE: Halls 601 - 604, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Sept 29, 8pm ADMISSION: $118 - $248 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Sick Of It All

Continuing their 30th-anniversary celebrations, the American hardcore punk band head to Singapore on their first stop in Asia.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway/ Lavender WHEN: Oct 11, 6.30pm ADMISSION: $45 (standard), $55 (at the door) INFO: soia.peatix.com

Gold 905 - Rock Of Ages Night 2017

Enjoy classic rock hit covers by home-grown band Jive Talking, hosted by Gold 905 DJ William Xavier.

WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe, 50 Cuscaden Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Oct 13, 8pm ADMISSION: $82 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Devourment - Singapore Unleashed

The American death metal band perform here for the first time. Local acts The Wreckage, Nympholepsy and Every Rage I Seek will open.

WHERE: Decline, 02-04 Yu Li Industrial Building, 37 Lorong 23 Geylang MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Oct 23, 6.30pm ADMISSION: $35 (standard), $45 (at the door) INFO: devourment.peatix.com

Eason Says C'Mon In Tour In Singapore

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan returns with a new album and tour after a three-year hiatus.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Dec 3, 8pm ADMISSION: $118 - $208 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Bee Gees Gold

This tribute band recreate the look and emulate the falsetto and detailed vocal stylings of the iconic pop group of the Gibb brothers, with John Acosta as Barry, Daryl Borges as Robin and Jeff Celentano as Maurice.

WHERE: Sands Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Dec 15 & 16, 8pm ADMISSION: $69 - $129 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


GV Movie Club Charity Screening: The Foreigner

All proceeds from this screening of the 2017 Jackie Chan action thriller will be donated to Sopheak's Friendship School in Cambodia, which is fronted by local actor Thomas Ong. He will make a special appearance before the screening.

WHERE: GV Suntec City, 03-373 Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Wed, 7 & 7.15pm ADMISSION: $25 (GV members only) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: www.gv.com.sg


Asia Fighting Championship 2017

Asian muay thai fighters step into the ring. A highlight is the fight between Singapore Idol alumni Sylvester Sim and Steven Lim.

WHERE: Hall A, Sands Expo And Convention Centre, 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: $62 - $137 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to asiafightingchampionship.com

SFC 6 - Rise Of Legends

Nineteen fights are lined up for this mixed-martial arts event. Singapore's Nurshahidah "The Sniper" Roslie takes on Thailand's Siriphon Chanbuala for the WBC Asia Female Featherweight Championship and OPBF Silver Featherweight Championship titles.

WHERE: Le Danz Ballroom, 222 Queen Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: $35 (standard), $40 (at the door) INFO: www.facebook.com/singaporefightingchampionships

Skechers Blacklight Run

Participants in this 5km night run will be covered in non-toxic glow powder in green, pink and orange.

WHERE: Palawan Green, Sentosa Beach Station, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Oct 28, 4.30pm ADMISSION: Standard: $60 a person or $54 a person for a group of four; VIP: $90 a person or $81 a person for a group of four; superstar: $198 for first 20, usual price: $330; Sentosa Islander bundle: $72; children aged five & younger enter for free with a paying adult INFO: blacklightrun.sg


Towards Self-Governance: 1941-1959

Held in conjunction with the Law Of The Land: Highlights Of Singapore's Constitutional Documents show, this series of talks reveals more about the documents on display, as well as behind-the-scenes perspectives on curating the exhibition. This talk is presented by Mr Mark Wong, Oral History Specialist at the National Archives of Singapore.

WHERE: Glass Room, Level 5 Supreme Court Wing, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Germany To Australia By Sandy Robson

Sandy Robson paddled her kayak for more than five years through 20 countries to retrace the journey of the late German canoeist Oskar Speck. She will share highlights, life-changing moments and reflections of her odyssey.

WHERE: Sports Hub Auditorium, 6 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Mon, 7 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: Register at www.facebook.com/kayakasia

China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

In this seminar, speaker Jim Stent will present his views on the drivers and strengths of the Chinese banking system. He had pursued a career in financial services in Thailand and China, and is an independent director and chairman of the audit committee at the XacBank of Mongolia.

WHERE: EAI Conference Room, 06-01 Tower Block, National University of Singapore, Bukit Timah Campus, 469A Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Thu, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

Healthy By Design

Learn how good design can have a tangible impact on health. Practitioners from various design disciplines will explore the variety of design methods and strategies used in healthcare spaces, products and experiences.

WHERE: Auditorium, Level 2 National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Thu, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6291-3686 INFO: Register at bit.ly/ndc28sept

Seminar: The Import Of Art: Exhibiting Singapore's National Development Through MoMA's Visionary Architecture

This seminar looks at how the nation-building process can be visually framed by foreign aesthetics. The speaker is researcher Kathleen Ditzig, who is also assistant curator and manager in curatorial and programmes at the National Museum of Singapore.

WHERE: Seminar Room 2, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Sept 29, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: Free, register at www.iseas.edu.sg by Thu

A Glimpse Into Your IVF Journey

Topics discussed at this forum include patient safety aspects in in-vitro fertilisation, how to optimise male fertility and fertility research.

WHERE: Auditorium (Training Centre), Level 1 Women's Tower, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Little India/Farrer Park WHEN: Sept 30, 1 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: $11 a participant, $15 a couple TEL: 6394-5038 INFO: Register at www.kkh.com.sg/events by Thu

Family Legacy! Pass It On Without Hassle

Be educated on the importance of having a will. The speaker, Mr Kenneth Low, is a certified associate estate planning practitioner, associate financial consultant and member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and leads a team of estate planners.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Sengkang Public Library, 03-28 & 04-19 Compass One, 1 Sengkang Square MRT: Sengkang WHEN: Sept 30, 2pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary


Silver Necklace Workshop By Yuki Mitsuyasu

Personalise a silver pendant using metal letters and graphic stamps.

WHERE: Uniqlo, 03-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free, available on a first-come, first-served basis INFO: www.uniqlo.com/sg

Make Your Own Leather Tray By Stone For Gold

Leather goods store Stone for Gold forges the soft strength of leather into solid goods by using carefully researched techniques and tools.

WHERE: Uniqlo, 03-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Sun, 3 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free, available on a first-come, first-served basis INFO: www.uniqlo.com/sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings: Gigs'. Subscribe