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Benchmarks: Not just a new art trail

By Payal Morankar · August 9, 2023

Singapore has introduced yet another art trail, but one that is as functional as it is aesthetic—Benchmarks. The trail was inaugurated on 2 August 2023 and will remain open till 31 July 2026.This is a placemaking initiative commissioned by the Civic District Alliance (CDA), its name a wordplay on the idea of installing artwork benches…

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant life and art of Van Gogh

By Tabitha Manresa · March 5, 2023

After receiving rave reviews from it’s US and European tours the extremely popular Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience opens 1 March at Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum. The exhibits include a complete look at the artist and his works and feature a number of opportunities for participants to become fully immersed in the stunning world…

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Heart of Darkness lights up the pub scene

By Sid Tsering Bhalla · September 18, 2022

When it comes to top-notch quality with top-notch quirkiness, few pubs can match Heart of Darkness, probably the trendiest gastropub in Singapore’s Keong Saik Road, a place long known for its trendy F & B outlets. With a slew of original beers brewed in its distilleries in Saigon, this funky establishment has quickly established itself as one of Singapore’s top hot spots…

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Deepavali 2022 Light Up by LISHA

By Sonia Bhayana · September 16, 2022

This year’s Deepavali Light Up will be inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday September 16 in Singapore’s Little India. It will be the opening show to a slew of exciting activities that the Little India Shopkeepers & Heritage Association (LISHA) have lined up to celebrate the Festival of Lights which falls…

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Eight first-time winners at Singapore Literature Prize 2022

By Team India Se · August 26, 2022

After two years of restrictions and social distancing, the Singapore Literature Prize (SLP) awards ceremony made its return in-person for the first time since 2018 at Victoria Theatre. Suratman Markasan and Wang Gungwu have made history as the oldest winners of SLP, while eight of the 12 recipients are first-time winners with a mix of…

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Hotel PARKROYAL’s new avatar

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · August 5, 2022

The 52-year old crescent-shaped hotel, is not a beach hotel nor is it in the heart of the ritzy, and hugely expensive, brand-name shopping belt. It is much more than that. The vibrantly renovated PARKROYAL is located at the edge of the centrally located business district, and has an ambience that many other hotels can…

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My Community Festival presents trails and tales throughout August

By Tabitha Manresa · July 25, 2022

Without fully disclosing my age and which X,Y,Z generation I belong to I can say that as a child in America, the television program Mr. Rogers Neighborhood was a quintessential part of my youth. And his “who are the people in your neighbourhood” segment was beloved. At its core, My Community Festival is the expanded narrative that…

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Nibble in Nature with Burp Kitchen & Bar

By Tabitha Manresa · July 12, 2022

Burp Kitchen & Bar opened its first location at Bedok Reservoir in 2015 and is pleased to announce their second and expanded location at  Bishan Park. Cycle in. Jog in. Walk in. But take in the lovely surrounding greenery and keep your eye out for the locally famous Bishan otter family. Nibble in nature with…

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Healthy and tasty: protein-packed brownies

By Team India Se · June 13, 2022

Say hello to HerbYvore Ultimate Protein Brownies! These are perfect for anyone who is looking to give a nutritious protein boost to their diet. The vegan protein-packed brownies are made with a blend of cocoa powder, HerbYvore’s Planet Protein, walnuts and contains no refined sugar. Every bite is soft and chocolatey, and  packed with the…

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Digital immersion at ArtScience Museum

By Parul Trivedi Shah · June 6, 2022

ArtScience Museum has enhanced Singapore’s digital art space with its first purpose-built screening room. ArtScience Cinema opened doors on 28 May, alongside its latest virtual reality installation We Live in an Ocean of Air. Transforming the museum experience through the exploration of various digital mediums, Art, science, and technology has come together in a holistic…

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