Tag: Arts Scene in Singapore

Arts reimagined for the heartlander

Instead of  trying to reach out to the man in the street with populist fare, this year's Singapore International Festival of Arts will attempt something new. It will provide a bridge for the heartlander to appreciate the so-called heavier items. With a programme that includes...

Back from London… to some Singaporean surprises

Platform 65 is the new kid on the block for Singapore's performing arts scene and they are finding out how expensive it is to showcase their work locally. Started in London by Cui Yin Mok in 2011, their first performance in Singapore was a play...

New arts chief Kathy who?

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By Tan Bah Bah There is a new arts head honcho in town.  Kathy Lai Sou Tien has taken the place of Benson Puah as the National Arts Council Chief Executive Officer.  Kathy who? That would be the natural reaction of the arts community. If...