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The XX Lights Up Star Vista

When The xx played The Star Vista this past Friday night, they mesmerised the audience with an almost introverted stage presence and an extensively impressive light show. Combining their Mercury Prize-winning debut ‘xx’ and their sophomore album ‘Coexist’, the London trio delivered a powerful, electrifying set.

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Snippets of Paris in Chinatown

Walking into this unassuming café is like entering a French mise-en-scène - red plush seats, wooden interior, pendant lamps, dim lighting, checkered tiles – a homely, welcoming Parisian charm enshrouds Taratata Bistrot.

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Leave the Arts Alone

We live in a society that constantly tells us what we can do, or can’t do. Especially in Singapore, we are infamously known as The Fine City. Signs are aplenty in our island-state reminding us of the consequences that await if we chose not to abide by the rules. Everything is bounded by the law…

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Is Waku Ghin Overrated?

World Gourmet Summit 2013 recently crowned Waku Ghin as the VISMARK Asian Restaurant Of The Year. Waku Ghin was also ranked 11th on the coveted 'World's 50 Best Restaurants' 2013 list. Champagne popping and celebrations aside, the accolades left me puzzled because Tetsuya's magic was hardly present during my experience there.