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Preview: Singapore International Film Festival 2018 – Let The Magic In

The annual Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) makes its return this November for its 29th Edition. Taking place for 12 days from 28th November to 9th December, the festival continues to promote cinema’s latest and best new works to the screen, celebrate Asian storytellers and bring these to the attention of an international audience. 103

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Preview: A $ingapore Carol by W!ld Rice

As is now Christmas tradition, after last year’s Mama White Snake, W!ld Rice returns for the 16th edition annual pantomime with perhaps the most appropriate new musical ever: A $ingapore Carol. Based off Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, perhaps the hallmark holiday story, A $ingapore Carol puts a keenly local twist and strong dose of humour on the original. Written

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Singaporeans on Film: Tan Kheng Hua Takes On The World with Crazy Rich Asians

Tan Kheng Hua is one of our favourite people. Growing up, she already firmly earned a place in our hearts and our homes as the hilarious Margaret on hit local sitcom Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd (1997 – 2007). But even in adulthood, as we began to go to the theatre more, she became a key

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Singapore Art Week 2018: Art Meets Artefacts with the ACM’s New Installations

This January, the Asian Civilisations Museum will no longer simply play host to some of the most exciting collection of Asian artefacts from all over the region, but as part of the Civic District’s Light to Night Festival, has introduced four specially commissioned installation artworks to the museum to add some creative sparks to every

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Preview: 28th Singapore International Film Festival – The Future Is

In the fully loaded arts calendar, there’s one festival we absolutely look forward to each year – The Singapore International Film Festival. Bringing in some never before seen films and an incredibly strong lineup of the most creative new movies today, there’s never a dull moment over the 11 day festival. The lineup for the

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Review: Asian Youth Theatre Festival Day 2

On Day 2 of the inaugural Asian Youth Theatre Festival, we caught Can’t Get Enough Of by Route180 Productions, a theatre company comprising Buds Youth Theatre alumni, and The Second Breakfast Company’s The Wedding Pig, a condensed version of a new play they’ll be premiering as part of their double bill in November. Check out our review below: Can’t

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Review: Asian Youth Theatre Festival Day 1

The inaugural Asian Youth Theatre Festival kicked off at *SCAPE on Friday, and we sat through FIVE of the ten short, one act plays that were presented at the festival today! Tasked to perform plays that riffed on themes of cultural identity, these youth groups from both the international theatre scene and Singapore certainly delivered

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Preview: Mama White Snake by W!ld Rice

Taylor Swift isn’t the only snake to make the headlines this year. After the stellar success of Monkey Goes West, W!ld Rice continues to mine the neverending vault of Chinese legends for inspiration for their 2017 Christmas pantomime: Mama White Snake! Based off the classic Chinese folk tale of Madam White Snake, Mama White Snake follows the young

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Preview: Asian Youth Theatre Festival 2017

Think that there aren’t enough youth involved in the arts today? Think again, with the inaugural Asian Youth Theatre Festival this October to show you the sheer variety of cultures and people across Asia finding themselves increasingly entwined with the future of theatre. Taking place from 13th – 15th October, the inaugural festival will feature

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