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SGIFF New Waves 2018 returns to Shine Spotlight on Emerging Southeast Asian Filmmakers

(2018 New Waves speakers (Left to right, from Top): Pathompon Mont Tesprateep, Don Aravind, Amanda Nell Eu, Sharifah Amani, Silke Schmickl, Andie Chen, Tania De Rozario, Janice Koh) SHORT FILM SCREENING AND DIALOGUE New Waves shines a spotlight on young filmmakers who are making waves through the archipelago, forming an emerging community within Southeast Asia….

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The Nightingale [Theatre Review]

This March holiday, bring your little ones to watch a beautiful play from the captivating story The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. This story teaches children to treasure their friendships and to have courage to seek their dreams. Set in Imperial China, the Emperor of China seeks to find out what the best thing about…

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The Light to Night Festival – Singapore Civic District’s installations set to enthrall visitors

A precinct-wide arts festival spearheaded by the National Gallery Singapore along with five other partners, the Light to Night Festival transforms the civic district into spectacular works of art. Unique to the festival is the collaboration of the different art powerhouses in the civic district, ineludibly bringing you an event that encapsulates the best of…

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CITY65 Music’s second Living-Room Session shines a light on storytellers

Feeling the heat of finals and project work? Looking for ways to distress? Check out the local performances organised by City65, a ground-up initiative by a group of passionate musicians to celebrate made-in-Singapore music!  CITY65 Music, the movement behind this year’s inaugural CITY65 Music Festival celebrating homegrown music, is delighted to announce the much-anticipated return…

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Movie Review: The Complexity of Redemption in Koe no Katachi

Portraying themes of friendship and redemption rather than romance cliches, Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) tackles the complexities of life and the struggle to fix fragile ties in a friendship.  Synopsis Nishimiya Shoko, a deaf girl, transfers into Ishida Shoya’s elementary school class. Tired of constantly helping her, the class starts to bully Nishimiya, especially Ishida. However, the bullying…

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Taksu – An Evening of Balinese Dance

Finals have never been so fun. Professor Irving Johnson’s module on Balinese dance establishes new traditions in face of fiscal restrictions. Since the inception of the module SE2224: Unmasked! An Introduction to Traditional Dance in Southeast Asia, I have attended previous sessions of their end-of-year performance. As such, I have observed the evolution of the…

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