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Video preview: Hidden stories from the pandemic — FreedomFilmFest Singapore returns (FREE EVENT)

After two years of virtual screenings, FreedomFilmFest (FFF) Singapore is back, to be held on Nov 19 and 20 at The Projector at Golden Mile Towers.  “A Pandemic of Inequality” is the theme of this year’s festival, with 11 films...

‘A remarkable legacy,’ Jamus Lim pays tribute to pioneering modern artist Ho Ho Ying, who died on Oct 31

Workers’ Party MP Jamus Lim honoured artist Ho Ho Ying in a Nov 5 (Saturday) Facebook post.  Mr Ho, a Sengkang resident and the recipient of the Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts in 2012, passed away earlier this week. Assoc Prof Lim...

Usher in the Festival of Lights with Mediacorp’s Amarkala Deepavali countdown show!

Mediacorp’s annual Amarkala Deepavali countdown show returns this year for a celebration with live audiences for the first time since 2019. The special begins at 10:00 pm on Sunday, Oct 23, and will be held at The Theatre at Mediacorp...

Local film #LookAtMe banned from screening in Singapore, but netizens say the ban only makes them want to watch it even more

A local film titled #LookAtMe, has been banned from screening in Singapore, being deemed with "the potential to cause enmity and social division in Singapore’s multi-racial and multi-religious society," by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Culture, Community and...

DIRECT ENTRY Second Season: For My Highness—Sex, Drugs & A Mother’s Prayer; spotlighting theatre director, Adeeb Fazah

DIRECT ENTRY, the biannual director-mentorship programme of Toy Factory Productions Ltd, is finally ready for its second season featuring the theatre director, Adeeb Fazah. With the timely and original script written by the said director, For My Highness will...

‘It is bittersweet’ — Kit Chan says as The LKY Musical ended

Kit Chan, a singer and actress who starred in one of the most successful Singaporean theatre shows watched by over 50,000 people – The LKY Musical – shared her final sentiments about the play as it came to an...

Kit Chan says she got a “really stiff back from being forced to keep from slouching” while wearing a CheongSam

Kit Chan, a 50-year old Singaporean singer and actress, shared a post on her Facebook and Instagram pages telling her insights about CheongSams. She was given the opportunity to wear them in her musical play titled “The LKY Musical”, an...

Dilbert comic strip gets the axe from 77 newspapers

Popular comic book character Dilbert which chronicles office life has been axed from 77 newspapers in the United States. Media company Lee Enterprise stopped printing the comic strip this week. Dilbert’s creator, writer, and illustrator Scott Adams said he didn’t...

Little known facts about Rowan Atkinson aka Mr Bean; bet you didn’t even realize he appeared in a James Bond film

Rowan Atkinson has been amusing us for decades in his role as Mr Bean. He has also played less famous comedic roles, such as that of Blackadder in the Blackadder comedy series. However, there is a lot more to him...

Disney’s ‘Frozen Broadway Musical’ comes to SG in Feb 2023; looking for children to play the role of Young Elsa & Anna in Singapore

Young girls who’ve always dreamed of being part of “Let(ting) It Go” (and let’s be honest, who hasn’t?) and belting out “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” may soon have a chance to do so as the hit...
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A local man took to Reddit to ask what to do after a situation with a female friend left him uncomfortable, choosing to remain...

Spotify Wrapped 2022! Top Singapore Streams: Comeback Stars & Asian Artists

Spotify revealed its 2022 Wrapped campaign which announces this year’s top artists, albums, songs, playlists, and podcasts alongside the vibrant kaleidoscope of more than...

OPINION | Contrast Christopher de Souza with Pritam Singh, and dancing on MRT divides Singaporeans

This week, news broke that Peoples' Action Party member of parliament (MP), Christopher de Souza has been found guilty of professional misconduct. According to...

Landscape worker dies after being hit by tree trunk, 43 workplace fatalities in 2022

A Bangladeshi worker passed away on Wednesday (Dec 7) after being hit by a tree trunk, marking the 43rd workplace fatality in 2022. A tree...

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