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About Lit Up 2014   It was three days of dramatic performances, comedy, some tears, and a whole lot of friendship in this tiny community. This year’s theme was all about “walking the equator”, but I wasn’t exactly sure what that meant until I was drowning in confessional poetry, deprecatory monologues, and spoken word all weekend. Here’s what you missed and why you should anticipate Lit Up 2015.    Teater Kini Berseri   A Balinese troupe performing out of Indonesia for the first time, performers from Teater Kini Berseri were truly entertaining to watch. On Launch Night, the audience were treated...
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About Pangdemonium's Frozen I searched for “Frozen” on Google and on page eight of the search results I still end up with “Frozen - Netflix”. It’s exasperating, and really makes one wonder if people ever search for anything outside of the movie. I attempted again with “Frozen the play” and I got one Wikipedia entry on the correct result but the nine other hits on the page still revolved around Elsa and Anna. Therefore, it is absolutely okay to assume that Pangdemonium will be staging the Frozen. It is also fine if you got all excited, thinking this is the time to...
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About Lit Up 2014   Self-professed followers of the local indie scene: if you haven’t already been gingerly waiting for this year’s edition of Lit Up - and shame on you if that is the case - this is a friendly reminder for you to show up at Aliwal Arts Centre this weekend and be a part of an indie arts fest, one you definitely won’t want to miss.  This support and celebration of local artists across disciplines should also be considered a blaring announcement for people who complain that our little island isn’t cool or edgy enough. Currently in its...
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UOB’s ‘Are you Travel Savvy’ LIVE Show   Last Friday, on the 5th of September, UOB hosted a LIVE version of their newly launched ‘Are you Travel Savvy’ Online Game at the UOB Plaza from 12 to 2pm. This was to acquaint the public with their new game, and drum up some publicity for their enhanced travel insurance, Insure & Travel Enhanced Plan. There was a good participation response from the general public in the game show on stage that day as each participant walked away with free Insure and Travel Enhanced Single Trip Plan distributed by UOB. In addition, the...
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Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer Life (1990-2005)   I haven’t lived that many years, but this is by far the most heart-warming and provocative exhibition I’ve been to. Stripped down to the core, Annie Leibovitz reassuringly takes us by our hands on a journey down her memory lane to appreciate some of the simplest interactions in her life. The exhibition showcases her 15-year journey as a photographer, both professionally or personally. Bold, raw and very personal, Leibovitz’s style of photography is distinct.Source: Marina Bay Sands    The Exhibition   “I realized I couldn't be a journalist because I like to take a side,...
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Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention   This weekend, be transported to a convention not so far away, where pop culture is celebrated with a East meets West vibe at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention! Held at Marina Bay Sands, this year’s affair is expected to be the biggest ever, drawing a crowd of 45,000 local and regional fans. With 221 exhibitors, 119 product launches and a line up of 27 pop culture personalties, STGCC is set to spoil and enthral!   What to Expect at SGCC 2014   Here's a sneak peek at the sights and sounds at the...
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UOB's ‘Are You Travel Savvy’ Game    A savvy traveller is one who knows the importance of having travel insurance to ensure a worry-free and enjoyable holiday. In line with its travel insurance promotion, UOB has launched an online game testing one’s world knowledge with attractive prizes for the public to win weekly, including Grand Prizes of 5 pairs of air tickets to 5 amazing destinations. This Friday (Sept 5), three prolific bloggers Brad Lau (@ladyironchef), Christabel Chua (@bellywellyjelly) and Dawn Yang (@dawnyang) will face off in a bid to win the Savvy Traveller title. The public will also have the...
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About Liberty Hunt   Back for a third consecutive year, Liberty Hunt 2014 promises more exciting clues, locations and attractive prizes! Yes, how does $60,000 sound? This year, Liberty Hunt has collaborated with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to create an exciting hunt around Singapore’s Greenmark Buildings. Liberty Hunt is an island wide treasure hunt organized by Liberty Insurance Singapore. This event was organised to instill healthier and more fulfilling day-to-day activities in Singapore. Furthermore, this year’s theme is aimed to promote a more clean and green environment.   How Liberty Hunt Is Played    Joining Liberty Hunt is simple!...
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About Heineken Cities Festival   In a call out to all party lovers and nightlife revelers, Heineken takes you on an special round the world adventure in just one night. Heineken is bringing the experience of 6 major metropolitan cities from around the world through an epic street party right here in Singapore. As someone who enjoys the weekly drink, I am excited for this one of a kind opportunity to experience the different cultures of places from around the world in one night.   The Cities of the World Party   Expect exciting performances from samba drummers, break dancers and internationally...
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About Fantasia by Escriba   This weekend, there will be something more inviting at Marina Bay Sands than its iconic infinity pool. The cascade of luscious liquid dark chocolate standing 8.5 meters - Callebut Falls. Witness the Guinness World Record Breaking World's Tallest Chocolate Fountain till Sunday, the 24th of August. Fantasia by Escriba is the brainchild of pastry power couple, Christain Escriba and Patricia Schmidt. It is an exhibition featuring dazzling theatrical showcases, towering masterpieces made from confectionery, and an array of delectable sweet and savoury treats.    What to expect at Fantasia by Escriba in Singapore   Fantasia by Escriba,...
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