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Arts & Culture

Singapore Dance Theatre’s Masterpiece in Motion is back on 16 & 17 August 2019

Masterpiece in Motion is back! As Singapore Dance Theatre’s annual triple-bill evening, this season features a phenomenal line-up including George Balanchine’s Serenade and Theme and Variations, as well as Choo-San Goh’s Fives. Masterpiece in Motion presents a true reflection and statement of SDT’s brilliance and remarkable skill, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sophisticated world of dance as they …

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WILD RICE cancels two mainstage shows for Housewarming Season

Due to unavoidable delays in the construction of the new performing arts complex at Funan, WILD RICE has regretfully announced the cancellation of ‘An Actress Prepares’ and ‘Faghag’, the two mainstage shows of its Housewarming Season. Meanwhile, the Young & Wild showcase ‘Anything Can Happen/Something Must Happen’ will be relocated to Aliwal Arts Centre, and ‘Supervision’ will carry on as …

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Singapore International Festival of Arts concludes another successful run

The 42nd year of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) concluded an exhilarating three-week run that saw over 150 ticketed and non-ticketed ground-breaking works presented by over 300 game-changing artists from Singapore and around the world. Commissioned by the National Arts Council and organised by Arts House Limited, this year’s Festival attracted more than 73,000 people to public and …

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M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival 2019 tackles poverty in Singapore, 24 July – 4 August

M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival, Singapore’s only annual theatre festival by young people presented by ArtsWok Collaborative returns this July, after a one-year hiatus, at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. It comes back with a new Artistic Director, veteran theatre practitioner and drama educator, Jean Ng. Ngiam Su-Lin, Producer for the festival shares that “this new approach of …

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Singlish is English gone native: Author of “Spiaking Singlish”, Dr Gwee Li Sui shares his insights on this uniquely Singaporean language

Singaporean poet, graphic artist, and literary critic Gwee Li Sui has released yet another intriguing book, this one on the unique ‘Singlish’. The author of the graphic novel Myth of the Stone and several poetry volumes such as The Other Merlion and Friends, Haikuku, and, most recently, Death Wish now presents a guide to Singapore’s unique language which has evolved …

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Singapore International Festival of Arts 2019 adds new shows to sold out hits Frogman and Displaced Persons’ Welcome Dinner

With less than two weeks to the opening of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) 2019, new shows have been added to two sold-out hits. A new show has been added on 25 May (Saturday) at 3pm for the show Displaced Persons’ Welcome Dinner, by critically acclaimed theatre company, Checkpoint Theatre. It is a multidisciplinary theatrical work commissioned by …

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Online entertainment platform Viddsee announces 23 new original titles for 2019

The 2019 slate of Viddsee Originals comprises of 11 short films, five documentary series and seven fictional series, which was kicked off in February with the debut of ‘Unscripted Man’, a four-episode co-production with Indonesia-based Telkomsel, and available on its streaming service MAXstream. “Viddsee Originals extends our capabilities as a platform to produce content at scale, leveraging on the relationships …

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