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Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Checkpoint Theatre is delighted to present an electrifying new production, Thick Beats for Good Girls. Written and performed by performance-poet Pooja Nansi (Singapore) and award-winning playwright Jessica Bellamy (Australia), Thick Beats asks a ton of questions about the balancing act that is being a woman, an ethnic or religious minority, and—God forbid—a hip-hop enthusiast. Directed...

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The Nightingale [Theatre Review]

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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Watch Me: Aida by Verdi

Watch Me: Aida by Verdi

Magic, Love and Angst to resuscitate your heart into action come 2018. Source: Erich Auerbach/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Coming soon to the Esplanade Theatre is Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida, set to kickstart Singapore Lyric Opera’s (SLO) season 18/19. It’s doors open come beginning June next year, though ticket sales have already begun(hint, hint). Musical and Opera enthusiasts, are...

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Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

“A billion years from now, when everything on Earth we’ve ever made has crumbled into dust, the Voyager record will still speak for us.” – Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan 1977 marked an astounding year for NASA – it was the year when mankind launched its first ever message into the depths of interstellar space, a cultural...

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NUS Arts Festival 2017: Brave New Worlds

NUS Arts Festival 2017: Brave New Worlds

If you’ve been attentive to the flyers, brochures and posters around school, you would have noticed that the yearly NUS Arts Festival is just around the corner. Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with the festival’s director, Mary Loh. I asked what her inspiration was behind naming this year’s festival and theme – ‘BRAVE...

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Arts Sector Growing, More Jobs Available: Industry Panellists

Arts Sector Growing, More Jobs Available: Industry Panellists

Job openings in the arts and culture sectors are growing, and the industry is always on the lookout for talented and dedicated individuals to join their ranks. These points were raised at the inaugural NUS Arts Connect 2016, a careers and networking event held at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) on Wednesday (Oct 5). Representatives from ArtScience...

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Review on SRT Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo & Juliet

Review on SRT Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo & Juliet

A classical tragedy of two star-crossed lovers, infused with modernity – while retaining that good ole dose of jest – marks the 400th anniversary since the death of William Shakespeare. Director Daniel Slater interprets Singapore Repertory Theatre’s (SRT) Romeo & Juliet as a play set in ‘an urban Asian world literally split in two’, with...

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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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[Listing] Evam presents BOLLYWOOD KEE-MAA

[Listing] Evam presents BOLLYWOOD KEE-MAA

Always wanted to know the history behind Bollywood, but never found the time away from our books to do so? Then there’s something to look forward to after the end of this semester. Celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, Evam will be in town to provide you with raucous laughter and a time of hilarity...

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NUSS DramaWorks – It’s Sizzling

NUSS DramaWorks – It’s Sizzling

‘Its Sizzling’ – Why you need to go watch this musical entertainer! It is week 14 and everyone is saturated. The textbooks are getting heavier and the term papers to be submitted are growing in number. What you need is a break (or you know, a bunch of deadline extensions). Since the extensions seem unlikely,...