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Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Over the past semester, we saw an increasing vibrancy in the visual arts in NUS. With the recent installation of the Here! Arts Carnival Party in NUS as well as an Art History minor, one remains ecstatic about the prospects of the arts culture in the university.   The NUS Centre of the Arts (CFA),...

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National Youth Film Awards 2018: Call for Submissions

National Youth Film Awards 2018: Call for Submissions

  In its 4th edition, the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) casts its net wider with the introduction of a brand new Open Youth Category in search of young talents with a passion and knack for filmmaking. Having received over 700 submissions since its inception in 2015 for its Media Student Category, this new category...

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Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Nothing to do during Recess Week? Stressed from the mid-term tests that you’ve done or about to take? Fret not! The Ridge has compiled a list of stress-free activities for you to take a break from all that school work. From exotic music to local films and festivals, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Music Musical Theatre...

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[Review] Doctor Strange – a Classic Blend of Comedy & Action

[Review] Doctor Strange – a Classic Blend of Comedy & Action

Doctor Strange has a generally decent quality – as expected from Marvel movies. I enjoyed the experience mostly for its comparison of certain themes; time, human nature, the question of evil against good, and the public good versus the private sphere. Synopsis: Cumberbatch is a doctor – DOCTOR Strange (he refuses to be called anything else...

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Your Guide to the NUS Arts Festival 2016

Your Guide to the NUS Arts Festival 2016

Ars sine scientia nihil est – art without science is nothing. The NUS Arts Festival 2016 knows this logic well. That is why the National University of Singapore Centre for the Arts (NUSCFA) has partnered with the University’s Centre for Quantum Technologies to organise the NUS Arts Festival, centred on exploring science and technology through the arts. Set...

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[Interview] Viddsee, The Sea of South East Asian Short Films

[Interview] Viddsee, The Sea of South East Asian Short Films

Films; without it, how would we have imagined what other realms and creatures look like? Or have shown the people of Cannes and Venice what local fire-eaters (My Magic), Kampongs (Homerun) and Singlish (any Singaporean film) are? With films becoming indispensable to our lives and a pool of Singaporean filmmakers growing, it’s only timely that...

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[Movie Review] Perks of Being a Wallflower

[Movie Review] Perks of Being a Wallflower

Name of Film: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER Release Date: 11 Oct 2012 Starring: Logan Lerman ,Emma Watson , Ezra Miller  Genre:  comedy/youth/friendship/nostalgia  Surely, seeing Emma Watson’s name in the cast list is enough reason to check out this coming-of age movie.  Boasting a star-studded cast as well as evergreen themes like youth and friendship, this movie...