An Ode To Changes

Changes Having seen changes galore I now rest my case: embrace- Not just change/s but the consequences… Hard, especially for us who want to remain firm For we were brought up to have backbones That...
Press Gang

Depressed Gang

TO THOSE in the know, Press Gang is playwright Tan Tarn How’s inside joke.  His time spent at The Straits Times must have left a lasting impression for him to create...
Philadelphia Boys Choir

Young Voices Of Philadelphia

AS A city of many firsts, Philadelphia has also carried some of the US' longest traditions. The City of Brotherly Love, as it's referred to, was the first capital of...

Peter Draws Love With Ai

ARTIST Peter Draw is pushing themes of love and universality with the Ai character that he has created. By placing the Ai character onto images from photographers from around the...
toruk

Toruk Offers Magical Moments

THE MAGIC of a Cirque du Soleil performance lies in the visual spectacle that unfolds on stage and envelopes you with music, motion and emotion. It’s less about a storyline...
1984 Andi Crown

Who Is Being Tortured In 1984?

ASSAULTING the audience is a good way to be inclusive in theatre. The staging of George Orwell's 1984 at the Esplanade Theatre as part of this year's Singapore International Festival...
Circus 1903

A Friendlier, Traditional Circus With Modern Values

BACK IN the day, the circus served as an opportunity for the curious to see the bizarre, watch animals "perform" up close even though they had been brutalised into...
Yayoi Kusama Flower Obsession NGV Triennale

One Million Expected At The NGV Triennial

THERE IS art you can interact with, lie down on, be immersed in, scratch and sniff, or just ogle at, at the inaugural NGV Triennial. This diverse array of art...
Gaurav Kripalani, sifa.sg

SIFA Plays It Safe

SHOULD one person’s taste prevail when presenting a national collection like the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)? In recent years, SIFA programes have been the result of a funnelling of...
Jackie Chan, shot by Russel Wong

Russel Wong’s Tips For Taking Better Photos

HIS CELEBRITY photos have made Russel Wong a celebrity photographer in his own right, who has had all manner of famous people looking at his camera lens. The relationship between...