Since I’ve shifted away from office work to full time theater, one of the most obvious changes is possibly that Monday no longer brings the same dread that it used to. For one, Monday is usually the one off-day where the lights in theatres go dark because for some reason the producers think patrons don’t […]
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Check out Tara Tan’s blog. There’s a lovely mix of everything I enjoy about Tara’s unique taste and what’s happening in the arts scene here in Singapore. I got to know her while she was an arts reporter…and we met when she interviewed me for the ST 30 Under 30 that I shameless put in […]
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There’s a beautiful story of Baucis and Philemon in Metamorphoses, two elderly couples whose only request to the gods is for them to die at the same time. They’ve witness the power of the gods, who transformed a humble shack into a grandiose palace, yet they ask only for each other. I don’t mean to […]
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The Pasadena Playhouse announced this past week that the final curtain will fall on Feb 7, 2010. It will cease operations with the closing of the currently running Camelot. The historic theatre represents 90 years of American Theater history and undoubtedly, its closing will be a big symbolic and physical loss to the artistic world […]
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Letter reposted from Arts Community Yahoo Group, sent to list on July 19, 2009: Dear all,Tomorrow I will be taking my oath of allegiance in Parliament alongside the 8 other NMPs recently appointed. We received our instruments of appointment from the President on Thursday. As I start this new journey, I feel duty-bound to write […]
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