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Arts & Culture

Local dance production Chowk Productions calls for public support as they are on the verge of ceasing operations after 12 years

Since 2007, Chowk Productions has painstakingly nurtured a quiet mission of transforming traditional Indian dance for Singapore’s transcultural practitioners and audiences. In these 12 years, Chowk has created a confident contemporary dance idiom drawing from movement forms indigenous to India, Indonesia and the Malay archipelago. Over the years, they have fostered a small, thriving ecology for local and regional artistic …

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Ding Yi Music Company revisits the masterworks of Peng Xiuwen this season

Few Chinese composers can attest to having the same amount of reverence as Maestro Peng Xiuwen does. The late music doyen (1931-1996) left behind a legacy as a leading light in the contemporary Chinese music scene, essentially the founding father of the genre of ‘Chinese orchestral music’ whose efforts led to the spread and export of Chinese music across the …

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Housewarming Season to be showcased at WILD RICE’s new theatre

WILD RICE announces its upcoming Housewarming Season, which offers audiences a sneak peek of the company’s new theatre at the Funan lifestyle complex ahead of its official opening in September 2019. The programme will feature sold-out smash-hits from the 2018 Singapore Theatre Festival, as well as a brand-new production by the rising talents of Young & WILD, WILD RICE’s award-winning …

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Theatre for Seniors celebrates its 10th anniversary with It Takes All Kinds

The Necessary Stage’s Theatre For Seniors (TFS) has established itself as a professional theatre group with skilled senior actors in Singapore. For its 10th year anniversary, TFS is presenting a production jointly devised and performed by seniors called It Takes All Kinds. One of the hallmarks of TFS since its establishment in 2008 was the well-loved Encore series of short …

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Upcoming RuPaul’s Drag Race “Werq the World” live show in Singapore to be “assessed” by IMDA for “content classification”: MCI

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has received the arts entertainment (AE) licence application for the RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World live show – based on the Emmy award-winning reality television series RuPaul’s Drag Race – and will assess the performance in accordance with the AECC, said Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran on 15 Jan. Responding to Nee Soon Member of Parliament …

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