Time Out Singapore: ‘i Light Marina Bay 2014’ Guide

The i Light festival is back again to invade Marina Bay with a host of environmentally-friendly art and activities. Gwen Pew rounds up the best events this year. 21 Feb 2014: This month, the waterfront of Marina Bay will again be transformed into a beautiful landscape of lights as the bi-annual i Light festival returns for … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘i Light Marina Bay 2014’ Guide

Time Out Singapore: ‘Singapore Writers Festival 2013’ Preview

Back for the 16th edition, Singapore’s largest literary festival returns this month with a host of talks, workshops and events to inspire the country’s love for the written – and spoken – word. Gwen Pew speaks to the Singapore Writers Festival’s programme director, Paul Tan. 25 Oct 2013: Back for the 16th edition, Singapore’s largest literary festival returns … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Singapore Writers Festival 2013’ Preview

Time Out Singapore: Michael Keegan-Dolan

As part of the Esplanade’s annual Da:ns Festival, Irish dance company Fabulous Beast will be bringing their critically-acclaimed production of Rian – a show that fuses Celtic and West African music and dance styles – to our sunny shores. Gwen Pew speak to Michael Keegan-Dolan, director and choreographer of the show. 12 Sep 2013: Tell us a bit more … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: Michael Keegan-Dolan

Time Out Singapore: ‘My Queenstown Festival’ Preview

As Queenstown district turns 60 this September, Gwen Pew recounts the area’s vibrant history and checks out what you can learn from the My Queenstown Festival. 10 Sep 2013: Once an idyllic village called Boh Beh Kang – meaning ‘the endless river’ because locals couldn’t determine its source – the area that became modern day Queenstown lay in … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘My Queenstown Festival’ Preview

Time Out Singapore: Mid-Autumn Festival 2013 Guide

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 19th of September this year. From Chinatown to Gardens by the Bay, Gwen Pew and Chen Ting round up the best places to soak in the lunar celebrations. 4 Sep 2013:  City Square Mall 24 Aug-22 Sep Get your fill of the traditional Mid-Autumn pastry – and some contemporary spin-offs – from renowned … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: Mid-Autumn Festival 2013 Guide

Time Out Singapore: ‘Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2013’ Preview

Laugh yourself silly with these highlights from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This year’s roadshow – coming to Singapore for the ninth time – features award-winning comics Frank Woodley, Nazeem Hussain, Tommy Dean, Kate McLennan and host Daniel Townes. Gwen Pew picks their brains. 19 Jun 2013:  Tommy Dean What’s your favourite joke? Knock knock, who’s there? … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2013’ Preview

Time Out Singapore: ‘KidsFest 2013’ Preview

As KidsFest returns to Singapore for its second edition, Gwen Pew sums up the five shows that will be hitting the stage this year. ‘Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans’ in KidsFest 2013. Photo courtesy of ABA Productions. 10 Dec 2012: Little ones are in for a treat this at KidsFest. Hosted by Hong Kong-based international theatre company ABA Productions, … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘KidsFest 2013’ Preview