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The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

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The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

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Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

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Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

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Blotting the Ledger

SP is proud to feature “Blotting the Ledger,” an art installation by Shubigi Rao. Born in India, now based in Singapore, Shubigi distinguishes herself from her contemporaries through a playful, yet thorough-going sense of irony. In her artist’s statements below,

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Blotting the Ledger

SP is proud to feature “Blotting the Ledger,” an art installation by Shubigi Rao. Born in India, now based in Singapore, Shubigi distinguishes herself from her contemporaries through a playful, yet thorough-going sense of irony. In her artist’s statements below,

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Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical

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Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical

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Paradise on Earth

Who would think of opening an organic farm in ultra-urbanized Singapore? Ivy Singh-Lim was the can-do visionary who saw the potential in the Kranji countryside, and Singaporeans’ need for a more holistic relationship with their natural environment. In 2001, she

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Paradise on Earth

Who would think of opening an organic farm in ultra-urbanized Singapore? Ivy Singh-Lim was the can-do visionary who saw the potential in the Kranji countryside, and Singaporeans’ need for a more holistic relationship with their natural environment. In 2001, she

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Featured Poem

Jericho by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé   J is for Jericho because it has an incredible history. J is also for John Wilkinson. Wilkinson’s lyric poems are a kind of varnished purity. They glisten with every turn of phrase. Wilkinson has

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Jericho by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé   J is for Jericho because it has an incredible history. J is also for John Wilkinson. Wilkinson’s lyric poems are a kind of varnished purity. They glisten with every turn of phrase. Wilkinson has

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – March 2015

Words by Jee Leong Koh, and images by Paul Rozario-Falcone, with film stills from Kirsten Tan As promised, Second Saturdays expanded its feature offerings beyond literature to include the other arts. The March edition of the monthly series, hosted by

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – March 2015

Words by Jee Leong Koh, and images by Paul Rozario-Falcone, with film stills from Kirsten Tan As promised, Second Saturdays expanded its feature offerings beyond literature to include the other arts. The March edition of the monthly series, hosted by