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Arts & Culture

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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SDP’s Chee Soon Juan launches new book, Never on Bended Knees

Chee Soon Juan, the Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) just launched his new book entitled Never on Bended Knees. The book features a collection of Mr Chee’s thoughts and observations in Singapore spanning the last two decades. In her introduction of the book at the launch on 26 Jan held at SDP’s headquarters, assistant treasurer of SDP Dr …

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No more live music – Blu Jaz becomes just another café in February

Whatever slim glimmer of hope that was left to revive Singapore’s beloved Blu Jaz Café has just vanished. The police has announced that there will be no more live performances at the popular entertainment venue in the Kampong Glam district from February 2019 onward. In October last year, Blu Jaz Café found their entertainment license revoked primarily due to overcrowding …

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Actress & artist Lucy Liu to feature in Singapore Contemporary Art Exhibition in 2019

The Ryan Foundation in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore is kicking off 2019 with Singapore’s first major art exhibition featuring works by award-winning Hollywood actress Lucy Liu and Jurors’ Choice Award recipient Shubigi Rao of Singapore. The private, non-profit organisations founded by lawyer and art collector Ryan Su is opening the exhibition – called Unhomed Belongings – to …

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Five things you must know before you invest in art

by ValueChampion Investing in art may seem en vogue or even financially advantageous. But what do art investing novices need to know before diving into this market? From “Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)” to “Salvator Mundi”, expensive works of art have been in the news for fetching sale prices of hundreds of millions of dollars. This may intrigue wealthy individuals …

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