Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Tiger on the Road

Image from Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s blog Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, who wrote the food and family memoir A Tiger in the Kitchen, has a food blog that lovers of good food and writing will want to follow. The blog offers restaurant

A Tiger on the Road

Image from Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s blog Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, who wrote the food and family memoir A Tiger in the Kitchen, has a food blog that lovers of good food and writing will want to follow. The blog offers restaurant

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Boedi Widjaja, Sungai, Sejarah, 2012 Acrylic, graphite and stone deposits on paper image used with the artist’s permission The above image is but one in a series of 99 by the Singapore-based artist Boedi Widjaja. The genesis of this series

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Boedi Widjaja, Sungai, Sejarah, 2012 Acrylic, graphite and stone deposits on paper image used with the artist’s permission The above image is but one in a series of 99 by the Singapore-based artist Boedi Widjaja. The genesis of this series

Ferry me across the water

You never know where you may run into someone with a personal tie to Singapore. One of the least expected places must be at a concert of French sacred music. Not in the audience but in the conductor’s hot spot. Currently in

Ferry me across the water

You never know where you may run into someone with a personal tie to Singapore. One of the least expected places must be at a concert of French sacred music. Not in the audience but in the conductor’s hot spot. Currently in

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Aaron Maniam, poet, nominates Aaron Lee’s poem “Searching for a Mythical Flower on St. John’s Night.” He writes, “Aaron finds names for the memories and musings we so often leave unexpressed, and I love that the poem has such a

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Aaron Maniam, poet, nominates Aaron Lee’s poem “Searching for a Mythical Flower on St. John’s Night.” He writes, “Aaron finds names for the memories and musings we so often leave unexpressed, and I love that the poem has such a

Myth of the Stone Turns 20

Singapore’s first full-length graphic novel in English receives the anniversary treatment, 20th anniversary, to be exact. Drawn by the author Gwee Li Sui when he was still an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore, the novel was kept in

Myth of the Stone Turns 20

Singapore’s first full-length graphic novel in English receives the anniversary treatment, 20th anniversary, to be exact. Drawn by the author Gwee Li Sui when he was still an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore, the novel was kept in

Singapore Writers Festival (1-10 Nov)

Started in 1986, the annual Singapore Writers Festival has an intriguing theme this year: Utopia/Dystopia. The featured writers are Singaporean poet and novelist Cyril Wong, French film-maker and novelist Catherine Breillat, Singaporean theater director and dramatist Natalie Hennedige of Cake Theater,

Singapore Writers Festival (1-10 Nov)

Started in 1986, the annual Singapore Writers Festival has an intriguing theme this year: Utopia/Dystopia. The featured writers are Singaporean poet and novelist Cyril Wong, French film-maker and novelist Catherine Breillat, Singaporean theater director and dramatist Natalie Hennedige of Cake Theater,

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Jason Wee, Vanishing Point 5 This  photograph by Singapore artist Jason Wee is part of his new series “Vanishing Point.” The Brooklyn Bridge in the background aptly symbolizes the project of Singapore Poetry to bring all things poetic about Singapore

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Jason Wee, Vanishing Point 5 This  photograph by Singapore artist Jason Wee is part of his new series “Vanishing Point.” The Brooklyn Bridge in the background aptly symbolizes the project of Singapore Poetry to bring all things poetic about Singapore