Category Archives: Entertainment

1984 By George Orwell- The book, the talk and the play


As part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), there was a series of events celebrating 1984 – a book club and a lecture hosted by local poet Dr Gwee Li Sui and a play produced by UK theatrical … Continue reading

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动力火车Duet with Power Station – “20” World Tour in Singapore


This concert was a Christmas present from my brother and sister-in-law(SIL). I like some of Power Station’s songs but I can’t claim to be a fan. I don’t know many of the songs except for the popular ones that Love … Continue reading

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The Lives of Others – German Movie Review


(Warning: Spoiler alert.) This is my homework for screenwriting module, although, after last night’s viewing, I realise my lecturer also played the video partially to us before to illustrate the point on dramatic irony: when the reader has more information on what … Continue reading

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Poop! – A review


    I bought the book Four Plays by playwright Chong Tze Chien to prepare for a class presentation of one his play, Charged, a few weeks ago. Charged was poignant to read and better to watch, which I did, on … Continue reading

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An Evening of Xinyao – 新谣之夜 Review


I’m a fan of Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), having attended their concerts a few times, after first being introduced to them when I won a pair of concert tickets a few years ago. They’re innovative in their selection of repertoire … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Generation 兰蕙百年 – movie review


This is the Nanyang(NY) story, a creative non-fictional drama of my alma mater as she celebrates 100 years. The docu-drama begins with a mother fetching her son from NY Primary School after school to attend her teacher’s birthday party at … Continue reading

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The Great Wall Musical – A review


I am George Chan’s fan and I was one of the early birds to buy tickets for this musical. I figure any musicals with him in it should be good. I was not disappointed with his performance, or that of … Continue reading

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