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Deepa D/O Sundararaju

Animal and music lover, bookworm and movie enthusiast. #blackismyhappycolour
Canadian Rockers Nickelback to Hold First-Ever Concert in Singapore
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Canadian Rockers Nickelback to Hold First-Ever Concert in Singapore

Canadian rock band Nickelback will finally be making its live debut in Singapore on 20 February 2019 at [email protected], as part of their Feed The Machine Tour. Released in June 2017, Nickelback’s highly anticipated, ninth studio album Feed The Machine clinched a spot in the Top 5 on the Billboard charts. Since its release, the band has spent the better part of 2017 and 2018 in their Feed The Machine Tour; with over 80 sold-out shows around the world. Formed in Alberta, Canada in 1995, Nickelback currently consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake on guitars, Mike…
Exclusive Interview: for KING & COUNTRY Talks Crazy Rich Asians & Teases New Film
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Exclusive Interview: for KING & COUNTRY Talks Crazy Rich Asians & Teases New Film

Two-time Grammy Award-winning duo ‘for KING & COUNTRY’ will be performing at Gateway Theatre on 11 February 2019. Comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, the duo is currently in the midst of their world tour titled after their latest release, Burn The Ships. We’ve recently sat down with Joel Smallbone over Skype, who told us more about their lil’ crazy obsession with Crazy Rich Asians, and teased about a new film in the works. How would you describe your music to those who have never heard of ‘for KING & COUNTRY’? It’s theatrical, and it’s got a lot of…
The Ultimate CNY Guide for the Non-Chinese
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The Ultimate CNY Guide for the Non-Chinese

Chinese New Year (CNY) is fast approaching, and for the non-Chinese, that means two full days to go out and have fun…right? Well, not until you find out that most amenities and retail stores are closed during the Chinese New Year holidays. Is it because we’re not Chinese? With that said, there are plenty of places to visit besides shopping malls this Chinese New Year. Oh, and we’ve got you covered with the opening hours of supermarkets too! Read on to find out more. Places to Hang Out Check out these places instead of the malls for a change. Venues like…
Chingay 2019: Commemorating Singapore Bicentennial with 270-metre Local Artwork
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Chingay 2019: Commemorating Singapore Bicentennial with 270-metre Local Artwork

On 15 and 16 February 2019, the annual street parade will be back for its 47th edition with the theme ‘Dreams Funtasia‘. As this year’s Chingay would also be the Bicentennial edition, attendees can expect to see a uniquely Singapore multicultural extravaganza with a dazzling array of exciting performances, colourful costumes, and props! A 270-metre artwork depicting the ‘past, present and future‘ of Singapore will serve as the centrepiece of the parade. Co-created by three Singaporean multi-disciplinary artists of different races – Ng Yak Whee, Rosihan Dahim, and Vijaya Mohan – the painting illustrates the history of Singapore that dates back…
Jasmine Sokko Breaks Through to The Finals of China’s EDM Talent Show, <<即刻电音 Rave Now>>
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Jasmine Sokko Breaks Through to The Finals of China’s EDM Talent Show, <<即刻电音 Rave Now>>

After weeks of elimination rounds, Singapore’s rising singer-producer Jasmine Sokko clinched a spot as one of the Top 5 contestants in the semi-finals of China’s EDM talent show, <<即刻电音 Rave Now>>. Along with a wildcard contestant who will be picked from popularity voting on the show’s official platforms, all six finalists will be competing for the crown – and a chance to perform at the coveted Tomorrowland 2019 – on the final episode on 1 February 2019. In Episode 9 of <<即刻电音 Rave Now>>, Jasmine Sokko did a relift of her mentor LAY 张艺兴’s《快门回溯》‘Don’t Let Me Go.’. The sensual and…
5 Questions with Local Artist ZERO: ARTWALK Little India 2019
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5 Questions with Local Artist ZERO: ARTWALK Little India 2019

With the theme, Image and Sound of Fragrance, ARTWALK Little India is back for its fifth year running. From 18 January to 2 February 2019, the popular multi-disciplinary arts festival will celebrate the cultural precinct’s rich heritage. New highlights include an immersive exhibition at UltraSuperNew Gallery, which features works by acclaimed artists such as Tan Ngiap Heng and Bani Haykal, and five more murals to add to Little India’s colourful vibrancy. Furthermore, this year’s ARTWALK sees the event spanned across 16 days – the festival’s longest period yet. ‘A Scent of Lights’ by SONG, at 20 Clive Street Making first-time appearances are…
DANAMIC $40 Prudential Marina Bay Carnival Budget Guide: Are You a Foodie or a Thrill Seeker?
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DANAMIC $40 Prudential Marina Bay Carnival Budget Guide: Are You a Foodie or a Thrill Seeker?

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is back for another season – bigger and better than ever before! Featuring 50 rides and games from Europe and around the globe, the carnival transformed the Bayfront Event Space into a massive vibrant playground. Unlike the previous season, the entire Prudential Marina Bay Carnival will be situated at a single venue, making it easier for carnival-goers to enjoy all the games and rides the Carnival has to offer. The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival also presents three new rides this season – Freak Out, Jumper Jumper, and the Wave Swinger. Prices have been made more…
Christian pop duo for KING & COUNTRY Makes Its Shining Singapore Debut This February
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Christian pop duo for KING & COUNTRY Makes Its Shining Singapore Debut This February

Witness Grammy award-winning for KING & COUNTRY at their first-ever concert in Singapore, as part of their Burn The Ships World Tour – held at Gateway Theatre on 11 February 2019. Released in October 2018, for KING & COUNTRY’s third album Burn The Ships explores themes of new beginnings, forgiveness, hope, and love. The much-awaited album held the No. 1 spot for four consecutive weeks since its release and has been streamed more than 17 million times. The title track was inspired by a 15th century Spanish explorer who boldly landed his ships on enemy shores without any knowledge of…
Movie Review: ‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Gives A Jocular View On Indie Filmmaking
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Movie Review: ‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Gives A Jocular View On Indie Filmmaking

After a string of award-winning short films, One Cut Of The Dead (Japanese Title: Camera wo Tomeru na) is director Shinichiro Ueda’s feature film debut. Having successfully earned 250 times its working budget in the box office, the film has also recently won the Audience Choice at the Singapore International Film Festival 2018 (SGIFF). The film opens in a run-down, abandoned warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film. The film’s director (Takayuki Hamatsu) is exasperated with the actress’ (Yuzuki Akiyama) acting skills and even takes it out on the actor (Kazuaki Nagaya). The crew takes a break…
Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2019: A Celebration of Urban Art and Youth Subcultures
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Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2019: A Celebration of Urban Art and Youth Subcultures

Aliwal Urban Art Festival is back for its sixth edition as part of Singapore Art Week 2019! Held at Aliwal Arts Centre on 19 January 2019 from 4pm till late, the urban art festival will feature graffiti and graphic art, dance battles, live performances and more. The festival also offers opportunities for all to explore, enjoy, and experience various facets of urban art and youth subcultures showcased during the festival. Dance: Radikal Forze Jam Curated by Darren ‘dt‘ Toh, this year’s festival features special showcases by the hip-hop community. Audiences will also get to witness the Radikal Forze Jam 2019…
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