Cheryl Ong, Magdalena Magiera

Scene And Heard

  FIRECRACKERS have been banned in Singapore since August 1972.  This 2021 sound card above sounds like firecrackers and it could be your Metal Ox felicitation this festive season during the...
Dr Yuan Shao Liang

Historical Strokes Of Good Fortune

THOSE who appreciate Chinese calligraphy will find a treasure trove of historical works spanning China's Ming and Qing dynasties at the Asian Civilisations Museum. On show is thINK: Chinese Calligraphy,...
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Art On The Back Of A Turtle

CHAMPIONING causes makes for a good course of corporate action. Support a worthwhile endeavour and you'll get the due acknowledgement and recognition, and your brand will rise along with the...
melisa teo

Trees Of Enlightenment

MELISA Teo's book of photographs, Les Arbres De Paris (The Trees Of Paris) is part seeking, part tribute and significantly enlightening. This Singaporean journalist turned photographer picked up the camera...
Mah Collection

Let’s Make Christmas Great Again

SANTA isn’t kissing Mommy this year ‘cos of social distancing.  Yet the early reindeers brought a United Nations pop-up, like one of those old-fshioned greeting cards, to my attention...
Datuk Ramli Sarip, Meranti Timur

Step Into The Studio With Datuk Ramli Sarip

DATUK Ramli Sarip celebrates his 68th birthday today. But far from taking it easy, he has been busy in the studio preparing his next album, tentatively titled, Meranti Timur, named after...

It’s Virtually Jazz Fantastic

TO THE optimist, every dark cloud has a silver lining. For the world, COVID-19 is a serious dark cloud that hangs heavy with uncertainty over everyone. For Jazz pianist Jeremy Monteiro,...

The Digital Playground Is Open

CHILDREN are digital natives and probably relate better to their iPad and mobile phones than they do with humans. That means they should take to learning digitally with ease. And...

Will The Show Go On?

  ANYONE who had the opportunity to catch U2 in concert last December, or Scorpions and Whitesnake in the double-hitter in March should relish the memory of those large-scale events. Or...
Rolls-Royce Nature Squared collaboration

Old And New Worlds Come Together

EVERY brand has to look to the next generation for its continued viability. This is certainly the case for heritage brands like Rolls-Royce, that have to bridge past glories with...