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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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Behind The Strained Heart: An Interview with Singer Jake Bugg

  Seeing Jake Bugg for the first time in person is a little daunting. In so many of the promotional pictures he’s appeared in, he’s wearing a perpetual scowl, a look of world-weariness that translates to his outward demeanour in real life. We approach him about it, and he cracks a smile, relaxing his face and

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Mosaic Music Series 2017: Feist (Review)

Leslie Feist’s 26 year music career has certainly had its share of highs. The Canadian artist has come a long way since her humble beginnings as lead vocalist for a Calgary punk band in 1991, joining indie rock outfit Broken Social Scene, and attaining international recognition when a track featured on a iPod nano commercial

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Mosaic Music Series 2017: An Interview with Canvas Conversations

The Esplanade’s regular Mosaic Music Series returned last night as the season kicked off with local band Canvas Conversations in collaboration with fellow local musician FERRY (of Giants Must Fall), as they performed a dreamy electronic music set at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. Consisting of four members, namely Vick Low, Jeff Hue, Namie Rasman and Bings Lee,

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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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Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Lucy Rose

We caught up with English folk singer Lucy Rose while on her Cinema Tour in Singapore, talking about her fans, her inspiration and her life changing trip to South America.  Last seen here in 2016 performing at the Neon Lights festival in Singapore, British songstress Lucy Rose has gone through quite the experience since then.

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Review: Chicken dir. Joe Stephenson

Adapted from Freddie Machin’s play of the same name, Chicken marks a stunning debut for director Joe Stephenson and a powerful start into the realm of indie film. Making the leap in medium from stage to screen can be awkward in the hands of a lesser director, but Stephenson imbues his film with such a keen lust

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