Things Ordinary Refreshed

The daily objects of Singapore life are given novel play by creative and enterprising minds. By Yimin Huang The exclamations of delight from the older generation are as telling as...
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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...

The Ink Of Life

A ONCE common scene, coconut trees in Singapore are not found in abundance anymore. Despite their prevalence in the past — dotting the coastline and a regular sight in the...

Lights To Remember At The National Gallery

The National Gallery celebrates its first anniversary with a feast of art that adds to an already full platter in Singapore. At a time of an abundance of art flowing...
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Zakir Hussain — Let The Music Flow Like A River

FRESH from collecting his Kyoto Prize for his contribution to international music, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain presses on with his latest effort, Triveni, a sell-out performance at the Esplanade Concert...
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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...
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On The Cookie Trail With Elizabeth Lazan

TALK about literally following your fortunes. Elizabeth Lazan, one half of the duo out to Crack The Cookie Code, talks about journeying across the USA with her best friend and fellow-presenter Jeane Reveendran. It's...

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...

Roger Dean – Art To Music

IN THE mundane, Roger Deans sees the fantastic. Dean's art has graced the covers of albums since the 1970s, developing a style that is dreamlike yet bordering on the imaginative as...

Photography Identifies Who We Are

We have always taken selfies, even as a region. In his study of Southeast Asian trends, Zhuang Wubin looks at photography trends over the decades. By S. Sakthivel Selfies may...