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Museum Musings: Singapore Art Museum Introduces SAM Touch Collection, Specially for the Visually-Impaired Community

The Singapore Art Museum has introduced the all new SAM Touch Collection today, one of several initiatives by SAM to extend the contemporary art experience to audiences of all backgrounds and abilities. The SAM Touch Collection, as its name suggests, comprises art specifically developed to travel and engage with the visually-impaired community. The development of the

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Museum Musings: Boedi Widjaja Co-Comissioned For APT9 and Singapore Biennale 2019

Singapore-based Indonesian artist Boedi Widjaja has been co-comissioned by the Singapore Art Museum and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to produce a two-part architectural and sound installation, to be presented at ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) in Brisbane, Australia and the Singapore Biennale 2019. This is the first project

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Museum Musings: President’s Young Talents 2018 at Singapore Art Museum

The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) returns this October with the 7th edition of the President’s Young Talents 2018 exhibition. Held at SAM at 8Q from 4th October 2018 to 27th January 2019, the latest edition of the exhibition features five Singaporean contemporary artists – Yanyun Chen, Weixin Quek Chong, Debbie Ding, Hilmi Johandi and Zarina

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Pangdemonium’s Peter and the Starcatcher: An Interview with Tracie Pang, Adrian Pang and Carina McWhinnie

Pangdemonium returns for their final production of the season this September with a far lighter show than their usual fare – the Singaporean premiere of five-time Tony Award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher! Based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s novel of the same name, itself a prequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, Peter and the

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Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher by Pangdemonium

With a heartbreaking opener in the form of The Father and a fiercely current re-run of Dragonflies, Pangdemonium ends off its 2018 season with something a little less melancholic – the Singaporean premiere of the five time Tony Award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher. Written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Baker, Peter and

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National Youth Film Awards 2018: A Bigger Pool, To Greater Heights

NTU student film about foreign workers ‘Bangla’ and nostalgic film about schooldays ‘Pencil’ walk away with Best Pictures of the ceremony. After our extensive coverage following the submission phase to the nominees’ announcements, the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) 2018 finally drew to a close on Saturday with an afternoon awards ceremony held at *SCAPE’s Ground Theatre. Organised

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National Youth Film Awards 2018: Double the Number of Entries with Introduction of New Open Youth Category

*SCAPE has announced the finalists across all 28 award categories at the fourth edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA). This year, over 450 qualified entries were received, marking a one hundred percent increase in entries from 2017. Much of this could be attributed to the inaugural launch of an entirely new Open Youth Category

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Review: Dragonflies by Pangdemonium (2018)

Strong performances from returning cast members’ chemistry keeps Dragonflies in flight.  Receiving critical acclaim at the Life! Theatre Awards after it premiered at the 2017 Singapore International Festival of the Arts, Pangdemonium’s Dragonflies has flown back for a second outing just 8 months later as part of their main season, with half the cast changed and an

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NYFA 2018: Last Chance to Submit Your Film For A Shot At Greatness

The lead up to the final submission date of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) 2018 draws ever closer, with the last chance to submit your film ending this Friday! Organised by *SCAPE, and supported by National Youth Council (NYC) and Sinema, NYFA is now in its fourth edition, and over the past few years, has

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Pangdemonium’s Dragonflies: An Interview with Cast Members Adrian Pang, Elizabeth Morse and Jamil Schulze

In a little over a week, Pangdemonium returns with their second production of the year, following the incredible production of The Father in March. This time, they’ll be restaging their multiple Life! Theatre Award Winning original production Dragonflies by Stephanie Street. First staged at the 2017 Singapore International Festival of the Arts, Dragonflies follows the story of Singaporean man Leslie, as he

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