Arts & Culture

In Time To Come – a review of Pin Pin’s time travel
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Wah Piow How do you tell the story of Singapore through the opening of an old Time Capsule, and the closing of a new one? This is especially challenging when the time lapse between one, created in 1990, and the other, Read More

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“The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” wins Danish comic award for best international comic
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

“The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” has won yet another accolade for its bag of trophies in Denmark’s Pingprisen 2017. The much-acclaimed Singapore graphic novel was announced the best international comic in the awards at the Storm P Museum in Frederiksberg on 2 June Read More

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Student’s unsanctioned artwork to honour former teachers removed by SOTA
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

Three days ago, a report about 70 percent of School Of The Arts (SOTA) graduates pursuing non-arts related university courses raised several questions from netizens about the role of the arts in Singapore, as well as that of the school. According to the Straits Times Read More

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A signal to exercise the inalienable rights of free citizens despite the threat of ISA and the law
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Christopher Tremewan Two of the Singapore regime’s greatest achievements are the Pavlovian concept of citizenship and the disguise of its daily operation through the petitionary politics of a neutered citizenry. The art of government lies in preventing collective action unsanctioned by the Read More

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Army Daze is back for its long awaited sequel, celebrating its 30th anniversary
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

Singapore’s best-loved comedy turns 30 this year with Army Daze 2, an all-new comedy that catches up with Malcolm Png three decades later. The mummy’s boy in the original comedy is now an SAF regular, serving as Director of Public Affairs and when Read More

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New Funan Mall envisioned as Singapore’s creative intersection
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Funan, an integrated development located right in the heart of Singapore’s Civic & Cultural District, has scored another first with a one-of-a-kind experiential showsuite that brings to life a brand new live-work-play paradigm with cutting edge immersive virtual reality simulation technology. Funan DigitaLife Read More

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Singapore band The Steve McQueens joins Jazz by the Bay in Western Australia
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Eclectic young Singapore band The Steve McQueens are the latest to join the line-up for this year’s Jazz by the Bay festival in Dunsborough, Busselton and Margaret River, a region renowned for its world-class wines, gourmet produce and spectacular coastline, from June 2 Read More

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The Leader: Story of coincidental friendship and purposeful mutual respect between people from very different places
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

‘THE LEADER’, a story of coincidental friendship and purposeful mutual respect between people who have come from very different places. The film is a continuation of the #WhyBeTowkayTan series, the first film ‘Reunion’ was debuted early last year. #WhyBeTowkayTan is an ongoing initiative Read More

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Staircase artwork by Priyageetha Dia depicts a reverse-Midas scenario
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Alfian Sa’at I love this artwork by Priyageetha Dia, though I don’t know which one I prefer, the first one where a whole staircase was plastered with gold foil, or the second one, where the gold foil has been removed by the Read More

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Artistic tower of ‘material culture’ items at Yishun HDB void deck taken down
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Mr Or Beng Kooi, 75, a long-time resident of Block 108 Yishun Ring Road, had created an artistic tower of items in the HDB void deck. But the authorities had ordered the tower to be removed because of ‘fire safety considerations’. Mr Or Read More

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