Over the past few weeks, we got an insider’s look into Peninsula Plaza, and the two things that mean everything to Singapore’s Burmese community: food, and music. While some of it feels familiar, there’s also nothing quite like it.
Chinese New Year in the CBD: An Oasis of CalmEvery Chinese New Year, the CBD empties out. It grows quiet, reminding us that without people, it is nothing more than concrete and steel. Which made us wonder: in the same way that these buildings serve no purpose without us, who are we without them? Without our obsessions with the rat race? Withou
Lights Out at BlujazFor years, Blujaz Cafe has been a cornerstone of Singapore's jazz scene, being one of the only venues where young musicians can perform free of judgment. Unfortunately, its public entertainment license has been cancelled, marking the end of an era. In its final days as a live music venue, a young j
A Dramatic Reading of A 12-Year-Old’s Inappropriate FantasyIn this series, we take compositions from Primary School students, and turn them into real life. This composition was written by a 12 year-old Singaporean student based on the following instructions from her English teacher: "Q: It was a Sunday afternoon. You and your family were relaxing in t
Rev. Yap, The PeacemakerRev. Yap Kim Hao was a trailblazer in interfaith dialogue with a life mission of standing up for marginalised communities. Once the Bishop of the Methodist Church of Singapore and Malaysia, he became ostracised by the church for his pro-LGBT stance. One year on from his passing, let us commemorate h