State of the Arts

State of the Arts: Nov 29 to Dec 6

State of the Arts: Nov 29 to Dec 6

SINGAPORE — The 25th Singapore International Film Festival kicked off with Ken Kwek’s Unlucky Plaza, a bevy of stars including Zhang Ziyi and the Filipino film Porno being...

State of the Arts: Nov 22 to 29

State of the Arts: Nov 22 to 29

SINGAPORE — It was a treble at The President’s Design Award ceremony, with three people bagging the Designer Of The Year award: Peter Tay, Larry Peh and Tan Kok Hiang. The...

State of the Arts: Nov 15 to 22

State of the Arts: Nov 15 to 22

SINGAPORE — It’s the week of art fairs as the popular Affordable Art Fair Singapore opened its doors, along with two others: Spot Art and Bank Art Fair. The UOB Painting Of The...

State of the Arts: Nov 8 to 15

State of the Arts: Nov 8 to 15

SINGAPORE — For the first time in its 12-year history, The Esplanade announced that it had incurred an operating deficit, with a loss of S$2.3 million and a drop in sponsorship...

State of the Arts: Nov 1 to 8

State of the Arts: Nov 1 to 8

SINGAPORE — A week chock-full of events, the biggest of which was the death of music composer and Cultural Medallion recipient Iskandar Ismail at the age of 58 due to cancer....

State of the Arts: Oct 25 to Nov 1

State of the Arts: Oct 25 to Nov 1

SINGAPORE — The Singapore Writers Festival kicked off yesterday (Oct 31), even as details were announced regarding the Singapore International Film Festival, which takes place...

State of the Arts: Oct 18 to 25

State of the Arts: Oct 18 to 25

SINGAPORE — The arts scene welcomed two new players in the Milan Image Art Fair, which launched its first international edition in Singapore. The latest branch of Madame...

State of the Arts: Oct 11 to 18

State of the Arts: Oct 11 to 18

SINGAPORE — A big week for the arts: Theatre practitioner Alvin Tan, sculptor Chong Fah Cheong and poet KTM Iqbal received the Cultural Medallion while five young artists also...

State of the Arts: Oct 4 to 11

State of the Arts: Oct 4 to 11

SINGAPORE — After much speculation, it was announced that veteran actor Lim Kay Tong had been chosen to play Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in the SG50 film 1965....

State of the Arts: Sept 27 to Oct 4

State of the Arts: Sept 27 to Oct 4

SINGAPORE — It has been another busy week, with this year’s Singapore International Photography Festival kicking off. Army Daze playwright Michael Chiang launched his book of...

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