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Neon Lights 2018: Neon Sundays About to Get A Whole Lot Spicier With Peking Duk, Daphni, Silent Disco and More!

Neon Lights returns this November for a single weekend, and just when you thought it couldn’t get anymore exciting with acts like YUNA, Cigarettes After Sex, Phum Viphurit and Interpol, well, what can we say, there’s yet another surprise up their sleeves with the arrival of Peking Duk, Daphni and a silent disco on Sunday 11th

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Preview: Bulan Madu – A Double Bill by Teater Ekamatra

Teater Ekamatra celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, and the number of productions they’re putting up just doesn’t seem to stop. This October, as part of Malay CultureFest 2018, they’ll be putting up a double bill of two of playwright Alfian Sa’at’s Malay plays, both of which have received rave reviews when they played across

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A Class Double Act: An Interview with Celebrity Master Impersonators The Edwards Twins

Eddie and Anthony Edwards are nothing short of a class double act. Born in 1965 in Burbank, California, the twins have been performing for 35 years now, and are without a doubt the best in the business at celebrity impersonation acts. Tackling just about every known celebrity regardless of race, gender or age, the twins’

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Review: Close Company by RAW Moves

RAW Moves embarks on a mission to find the connection between bodies. There’s a scene early on in Close Company where the audience hears the sound of a moving train, reminding audiences of the crowded MRTs we sit on everyday. Company dancers Matthew Goh and Stephanie Rae Yoong are encased in a cloth bag, each attempting

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Preview: Familiar Favourites – Tales of Love by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) welcomes Dutch conductor Kees Bakels as he leads the SSO and Taiwanese-American violinist Richard Lin in a special concert featuring six tales of love and loyalty. Held at the Esplanade Concert Hall for one night only, Familiar Favourites: Tales of Love presents pieces by Rossini, Korngold and Tchaikovsky, where each

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Preview: Happy Days – Favourite TV Themes by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Are you a couch potato? Were you glued to your TV screen growing up as a kid? Then get yourself out of the house and over to the Esplanade Concert Hall this November to listen to all your favourite TV themes played LIVE! As part of their SSO Pops series, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO)

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Joseph Schooling and Other Olympic Medallists To Gather In November for FINA Swimming World Cup in Singapore

This November, the biggest international stars of swimming will gather to compete at the 30th edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup. Presented by Yakult at the OCBC Aquatic Centre, this competition will mark Singapore’s 12th consecutive year hosting the highly competitive World Cup series. First launched in 1988, the FINA Swimming World Cup gathers world-class swimmers in a

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Preview: Singapore Symphony Orchestra Concerts for Children (Nov-Dec)

Even kids can enjoy classical tunes as the Singapore Symphony Orchestra presents two concerts aimed at younger audiences this November and December. From 10th – 11th November, bring your young ones to Music Tells A Story at the Victoria Concert Hall and be soothed by conductor-arranger Gerard Salonga, who also happens to be the younger brother of award-winning

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Museum Musings: National Museum of Singapore Commemorates The 75th Anniversary of Operation Jaywick

As part of the 75th Anniversary of wartime commando raid Operation Jaywick, the National Museum of Singapore has collaborated with the Australian National Maritime Museum to produce a brand new short film. Titled Dark Victory – Operation Jaywick: Singapore 1943, In the film, we watch a chronological overview of Operation Jaywick and its aftermath, reenacted through archival footage,

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Bahrain Art Week Singapore: An Interview with ArtBAB Founder Kaneka Subberwal and Artists Jamal Abdul Rahim and Faika Al Hasan

The Kingdom of Bahrain holds an enviable 5,000 year history. Naturally then, they’ve had plenty of time to grow their artistic landscape, evolving from the traditional to the contemporary and now equipped with a diverse range of distinctive styles across the board. But as with any ‘product’, it is key that the world becomes aware of

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