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Taking The Step

On February 11, NUS Dance Synergy will present The Steps, a full-length contemporary dance piece choreographed by Albert Tiong that narrates the personal tales of Synergizers about their everyday school lives — stories of romance, of joy and of heartbreak. Known for his strict and draconian style of teaching, Albert has a reputation that most…

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[Movie Review] Meet Miss Anxiety

 Starring: Zhou Xun, Tong Dawei, Eileen Zhang Rating: PG13 (Some Coarse Language and Sexual References) Language: Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles Release date: 5th February 2015 Directed by Kwak Jae Yong, Meet Miss Anxiety is reminiscent of enormously popular Korean film My Sassy Girl, also of the same director. Both have similar plot directions-…

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[Review] Martha@… The 1963 Interview

Indeed, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Named “Dancer of the Century” by Time magazine, Martha Graham’s influence and importance to modern dance has been compared to Picasso’s and Stravinsky’s impact on modern visual arts and music respectively. Based on recently discovered audio recordings, dancer Richard Move, and actress and playwright, Lisa Kron, recreate…

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[Movie Review] Sifu Vs Vampire

Starring: Ronald Cheng, Yuen Biao, Philip Ng, Kelvin Kwan, Michelle Hu, Bella Law, Kitty Jiang Language: Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles Release date: 23rd October 2014 Rating: M18 (Sexual Scenes)   Riding on the trend of the recently revived Chinese Vampire horror genre, SIFU VS VAMPIRE may be classified as a horror film, but…

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[Interview] Nikhil Chopra, Give Me Your blood and I Will Give You Freedom

Performer. Practicing artist. A performance artist who draws on both personal and collective cultural history in his work. Spare the labels. JUST WHO IS NIKHIL CHOPRA? Having had a western centric education in European art history, Chopra views his performances as a form of storytelling that intermingles familial histories, personal narrative and everyday life.  …

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