Time Out Singapore: Art Week 2016

29 Dec 2015: Gwen Pew and Andrea Cheong round up the best exhibitions, festivals, fairs and tours to check out during the nine-day extravaganza Art Fairs Art Stage 2016 Art Stage – the main event around which the rest of Art Week revolves – returns for the sixth year and is once again set to take …

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Time Out Singapore: ‘My Forest has no Name’

28 Dec 2015: Artist Donna Ong’s latest exhibition, ‘My Forest has no Name’, invites visitors to look at tropical rainforests from a different light Stepping through the door, we immediately find ourselves surrounded by lush layers of leaves. A few parrots peer at us curiously, while a tiger and a leopard snuggle together on the far … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘My Forest has no Name’

Time Out Singapore: Brian Skerry’s ‘Ocean Wild’

23 Dec 2015: Brian Skerry, an underwater photojournalist who shoots for ‘National Geographic’, is in town to talk about his life beneath the waves While you were perfecting that Double Windsor on your tie or applying the final touches of eyeliner this morning, there’s a good chance that Brian Skerry was swimming among sharks. As … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: Brian Skerry’s ‘Ocean Wild’

Time Out Singapore: ‘Beauty World’ Review

10 Dec 2015: Gwen Pew cha-cha-chas her way through the beaded curtains to delve into the sleazy ‘Beauty World’ ★★★★☆ As one of the first locally produced English-language musicals, there’s no denying that Dick Lee and Michael Chiang’s Beauty World holds a special place in Singapore’s theatrical canon. Twenty-seven years and five stagings later, it’s still … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Beauty World’ Review

Time Out Singapore: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ Review

8 Dec 2015: There’s nothing like winding down at the end of a big, action-packed year with a big, action-packed pantomime. And who else can we count on delivering that but Wild Rice? This time, the company took on Hans Christian Andersen’s short story, The Emperor’s New Clothes, and turned it into a full-fledged song-and-dance show. … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ Review