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Avant Theatre presents ‘FOURPLAY’

Avant Theatre Press Release Avant Theatre strives to provide each artiste with opportunities to continually develop their artistic skills in an open, holistic, challenging and supportive multi-disciplinary learning environment. Through this, Avant Theatre & Language will prepare them to play an active and responsible role as global artistic citizens in a multicultural world and the artistic industry. In doing so, …

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Visual Respiration’s Re:play Press Release

Visual Respiration Press Release International theatre group Visual Respiration, presents Re:play, a performance inspired by Traditional Indian Games in Singapore at Goodman Arts Centre. The performance was initially showcased in London, after which it was presented across India. Re:play crafts Traditional Indian Games into a Theatre performance  Experience traditional Indian Games through rhythms, stories and colours of Indian games Find …

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Budget 2014: The ground responds

By Yasmeen Banu and Howard Lee This year Budget’s speech, made by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, and broadcast live last Friday, focuses more on the elderly, education subsidies, and increase of median wages. The Pioneer Generation Package featured heavily, as much as increase in liquor, tobacco and betting excises drew laughter and applause in the …

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Out In The Cold: A documentary bringing light to the homeless

By Yasmeen Banu Many here below the age of 40, do not understand the concept of poverty. On the front, its streets are the picture of wealth and affluence. But in the dark corners, hundreds call these streets home. A group of ex-temasek polytechnic (TP) students did a film about the less known, less talked about, sometimes seen, and always …

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evam Arts Pte Ltd Press Release – Donkey Dies, Father Cries

Press Release from evam Arts Pte. Ltd South India’s funniest stand-up show, ‘evam Stand-up Tamasha’, returns to Singapore this April. It is the stand-up repertory from evam Arts Pvt. Ltd. With over 200 public and private shows over the past 3 years across India and Singapore, the show is once again set to take Singapore by storm. . On April …

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NUS Chinese Dance: Timeless Love

Press Release from NUS Chinese Dance NUS CHINESE DANCE, a member of NUS Centre For the Arts Established in 1977, NUS Chinese Dance is an accomplished dance troupe with well over 80 members who are guided by Ms. Ding Hong, Resident Choreographer, and Mr. Zhou Lei, Technique Instructor. Its recent accomplishments have been nothing short of stellar. In October 2011, the …

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Oppressed Majority: What if gender roles are reversed?

By Yasmeen Banu Oppressed Majority, the short film that went viral in less than a week since its upload on Youtube by director Elénore Pourriat depicts a day in an alternate universe: a universe where women are obnoxious, uncouth, uncensored, certainly ungraceful, and completely oblivious about it. Pierre is an ordinary man going about his day normally, except the problem …

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ELEMENT Magazine’s Valentine’s Day photo-spread

By Yasmeen Banu ELEMENT Magazine, Asia’s first alternative men’s high-fashion and lifestyle journal which has a wide range of thought-provoking and feature stories that are connected with the Asian LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) community in particular, ran a Valentines Day issue with a photo-spread that showcased loves’ transparency by taking raw black and white shots of couples …

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The Line: A short film by Cheng Shian Wen

By Yasmeen Banu Besides being a film that had me sitting up in my chair in anticipation, Director Cheng Shian Wen’s The Line also had my attention very quickly, mainly because it was a film that had a flurry of F-words unabashedly used, cinematography that was different, the strange appearance of a mysterious lady, and an odd Taunesia leader. The Line is …

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