Timothy Belen


Against The Current: Right In Our Bones

*SCAPE’s The Ground Theatre was fit to burst as fans of pop rock trio Against the Current thronged for the band’s third performance in Singapore. The youthful crowd was filled with dedicated fans who had been following the band from their Youtube days, all hoping to catch the new songs from their debut album In Our Bones. The night kicked off with local outfit The Summer State warming up the crowd with their energetic brand of pop punk laced with a little local flavour. The band seemed to be right at home as they pumped out fan favourites “Trying Was…

Home Brew: Coffee with Local Poet Marc Nair and Champion Barista Hisyam

After Costa Coffee‘s session with Singaporean poet Marc Nair last Saturday, travelling to new places or revising old haunts will never feel the same again. The chill event kicked off with a short video of Marc’s travels to the birthplace of Costa Coffee in London. Through the video, we were “given” the chance to pop by the rich literary scene in and around the city and also the root of the whole operation; that is, the Costa Coffee Roastery. Things picked up when we were introduced to Hisyam, Costa Coffee’s first Singaporean and regional Asian-representative in the International Costa Coffee…