Rough And Ready Future For Singapore Film

THERE'S a sense of the hobbyist running through the short films that are being presented as part of the 7th National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) Conference, currently on at...
Running Ghost

Spirited Run-in With Ghosts

MOST movie goers remember Titanic as the disaster ship that sunk a shipload of famous people but really, it’s a love story between Jack and Rose. Love being the...
NPE

Moving Art Along — NPE Art Residency

THE NPE Art Residency is in the habit of quietly nurturing art. The underground operation, only known via word of mouth, was founded by Daryl Goh in the National Photo...
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Why Are We Losing Our Memories?

THE expressions on the faces above say it all. In the journey back to the days of our youth, before the time of Internet and social media, we were able...
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...
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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...
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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...