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Audi Fashion Festival 2011: What We Didn’t Tell You About The Other Womenswear Fashion Week

Since Women’s Fashion Week is coming this October, we thought what better time to recap the ready-to-wear womenswear fashion week in Singapore! Audi Fashion Festival was held in May and featured stunning collections, from Singapore stalwart alldressedup to regional label Greyhound and international ready-to-wear from Emanuel Ungaro. As we were doing our coverage, there was…

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REVIEW | Drum Tao: A Heart Pounding Performance

I have a habit. Whenever I am about to watch any performance at all, may it be a movie or a play or drumming, I will try and abstain from anything that may concern that performance. This is to prevent me from having any predisposition or expectations at all. A blank slate of paper. Hence…

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Photographer Fadli Rahman Declares: “…And God Created Man”

UPDATE: Check out our review here! — On September 1, be ready to be wowed as up-and-coming Singapore fashion photographer Fadli Rahman unveils his first-ever solo exhibition titled “…And God Created Man”. At the tender age of 19, Fadli Rahman has already been touted as one of the photographers to watch in the future. Currently honing…

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Singapore Writers Festival 2011: 5 Things To Expect This October

Get set to unleash your inner bookworm when the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) returns with its 14th edition this year. Organised by the National Arts Council, this now-annual festival will take place from 22 – 30 October 2011. Some 120 participating writers will take part in more than 100 events held across the Festival District’s five central venues:…

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Cowboys and Aliens

Iron Man director Jon Favreau returns with a magnificent mash-up of two distinguished genres – Western and Sci-Fi, to bring you one of 2011’s most anticipated blockbusters, Cowboys and Aliens. Synopsis In 1873, an unknown gentleman (Daniel Craig) wakes up on a desert, with an incision through his gut and a strange metal band shackled to his left…

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Band You Must Know: Slow Club

Slow Club is indie folk duo from Sheffield, England. The pair is made out of Charles Watson (vocals and guitar) and Rebecca Taylor (vocals, guitar and percussion). The couple currently only has 1 album, Yeah So, released in the July of 2009 and another album, Paradise, planned to hit the record stores September this year.…

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Inch Chua Rants About Lack of Support for Local Music

At Popspoken, there are times when we rely too heavily on international entertainment. We know there is local buzz and we sure as hell do all we can to promote it though. However, it looks like singer/songwriter Inch Chua has had enough about Singaporeans’ attitudes towards local music. In a public Facebook note published on…

National Day Parade Theme Songs Through the Years

The National Day Parade is around the corner and one thing people look forward to when it comes to National Day is the theme song! These songs are usually heartfelt and encompasses patriotism like no other. First introduced in 1984, these songs became extremely popular after Dick Lee’s Home became possibly one of the best songs…