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Chingay 2015

Billed as the biggest and grandest parade of its kind, Chingay 2015 promises to be a dazzling spectacle that celebrates cultural diversity in Singapore and around the world.

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Alive without breath – Keng Lye

It’s almost alive. Hyper-realistic art by Singaporean artist Keng Lye are exhibited for the first time at the new K+ curatorial space. See the world suspended in time in Keng Lye’s exquisite sculpture-painting creations.

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Prudential Singapore Eye

The inaugural Prudential Singapore Eye exhibition celebrates Singapore’s contemporary art scene with over 40 works by local artists. See some of the works on display at the ArtScience Museum in this photo tour!

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Madame Tussauds Singapore

Madame Tussauds Singapore has recently opened at Sentosa, bringing an international ensemble of celebrities and iconic figures to Singapore! Who do you want to meet on the red carpet? Read on to discover all three sections of this attraction, including Madame Tussauds Singapore, The Spirit of Singapore ride and Images of Singapore LIVE.

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Singapore Night Festival 2014

After missing Singapore Night Festival in the last two years, I made it a point to be at the festival grounds this year, at all costs. So one friday night, I was at the front lawn of the Singapore Art Museum, watching the now-iconic projection art on the museum’s façade.

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Hermès – Galop Hermès

For the past few weeks I have worked on a new series. It’s unusual for the blog, but not for me. Since this website is formed by my interests, it is just a matter of time before Hermès appears more often than once a year.

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Lightseeker at RWS Theatre – a review

Resorts World Sentosa’s latest musical, Lightseeker, is now showing at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) Theatre. This dazzling spectacle boasts a stellar cast, great songs, impressive sets and a myriad of special effects, stunts and dance. But did the producers push the genre too far? Find out more in this review.

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Gucci Flora Icon exhibition

Showing for just two days at the ArtScience Museum, the Gucci Flora Icon exhibition invites visitors to trace the origins of the Flora motif and discover some pieces that don the iconic motif. From garments to porcelain items, the Flora print breathes life to objects curated over the past five decades.

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The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick presents a stunning collection of brick creations by Nathan Sawaya, famed LEGO artist (and LEGO Master Builder) from New York. Staged at the Level 3 Galleries in the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, Sawaya’s creations dance between thought-provoking sculptures with the playful medium of colourful LEGO bricks.

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Incanto – behind the stage

I’ve been invited to a backstage tour at Festive Grand Theatre, the current home of Incanto. Together with other bloggers, we had a special look behind the scenes. We didn’t uncover any secrets to the stage illusions (of course not!) but we had encounters with some of the cast and crew, followed by a treat […]

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Louis Vuitton: The Art of Packing

In the 1830s, a young frenchman walked 400 kilometres from his hometown to Paris. He became an apprentice layetier in Paris, packing luggage (trunks) for wealthy travelers. Eventually, he became famous for his craft and was asked to be the layetier for Empress Eugénie. Years later, he opened his own trunk workshop which over several […]

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Hermès – The Gift Of Time

Some of us dream of pausing time, or going back in time. But we can never stop the march of time. Hermès presents The Gift Of Time – an exhibition at Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. Designed by Hilton McConnico, the exhibition tells a story (or several) about Hermès with contemplations of time. The concept of […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition – review

I read the Harry Potter books during my teenage years. J.K. Rowling’s writing, simple yet enchanting, has always brought me to the Wizarding World, even after countless re-reads. I was very excited to hear that Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be shown in Singapore. Partly because I was working on a group project – an […]

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Wicked: The Broadway Musical – in Singapore

Finally, Wicked is here at Singapore. For those who strangely have no idea what I’m talking about, this is a hit Broadway musical that I have never expected to watch in Singapore. I have no idea who first introduced Wicked to me, but over the years, I have collected almost all cast recordings, read the […]

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Maritime Experiential Museum & Aquarium

Addendum March 2012: This Museum is no longer known as Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA), and has been rebranded as The Maritime Experiential Museum. The Aquarium aspect of this attraction appears to be removed from all marketing materials, possibly to strengthen the adjacent Marine Life Park. Set sail on a journey back in time […]

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Louis Vuitton Marina Bay – Island Maison

I’m back after spending an evening at the Louis Vuitton Island Maison at Marina Bay Sands. It was an exclusive preview and there are certainly less than a hundred guests within this gigantic store, leaving my family to tour the Maison rather peacefully with our very sweet and charming guide. In short, this store IS […]

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Louis Vuitton Island Maison invitation

The Crystal is calling…

Update! I have returned from the preview tour of the Louis Vuitton Island Maison! Read all about it in this new blog post! 17th September marks the grand opening of the Louis Vuitton Island Maison at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. This is the first Maison store in South-east Asia and more excitingly: the world’s first […]

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