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Koda Kumi Asia Live 2015 Singapore Concert

Koda Kumi Asia Live 2015 Singapore Concert

The “Queen of Live” Koda Kumi held her first ever solo concert here in Singapore as part of her Asia Live 2015 tour at *Scape The Ground Theatre. Ever since she first performed here as part of 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards, Kumi has wanted to come back to perform but never had the chance till now. At a packed ... Read More »

The Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign (ADAC) 2015 Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

DanceWorks! 2015 Day 1

It is no secret that Drug abuse can be destructive to both the person and the people around. Lives have been ruin and families destroyed because of drug abuse. While many have also come back stronger after turning away, prevention is still better than cure. Thankfully the Singapore government with the support of the community have been working together to ... Read More »

CharaExpo 2015: One More Option For The Japanese Popular Culture Fan

CharaExpo 2015 Pro-Wrestling Ring Area

When CharaExpo 2015 was first announced, many including myself wondered if this is one popular culture event too many. After all, the year’s calendar is already packed with popular culture events and having one more event which specifically looks at the Japanese popular culture is really starting to push the limit. Sure it can be argued that this is more ... Read More »

Fun for Everyone at the 28th SEA Games Carnival!

28th SEA Games Carnival

As we count down to the Opening Ceremony of the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, the Singapore Southeast Asian Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) has unveiled another opportunity for the community to feel excited and be involved in the Games – the 28th SEA Games Carnival. With a theme that revolves around the SEA Games mascot, Nila, the carnival promises lots ... Read More »

Doujin Market (Doujima) 2015 Spring Edition

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More than 700 people turned up at a small room at *Scape on 25 April 2015 for the biannual doujin market, Dojima, happening that weekend, to celebrate and indulge in their love for fan art. Local artists gathered at the TreeTop at *SCAPE since as early as 9am that morning to set up their booths and display their wares. At ... Read More »

Meet The Avengers At Vivocity

Marvels Avengers Age of Ultron Integrated Event Vivocity

With Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron coming to cinemas next week, the hype is high as everyone is looking forward to seeing their favourite superheroes battle it out with bad guy Ultron. Helping fans get their Avengers fix is shopping mall VivoCity who worked with Disney to present to fans an integrated event for fans both young and old. Welcoming ... Read More »

AAA (Attack All Around) ASIA TOUR 2015 Singapore Concert

AAA Attack All Around ASIA TOUR 2015 Singapore Concert SCAPE The Ground Theatre

Performing to a sell-out crowd at the *SCAPE, The Ground Theatre, Japanese group AAA (Attack All Around) sang their hearts out last Saturday night. Opening the concert with the upbeat “Party It Up” from their 8th studio album “Eighth Wonder” in their matching purple flora inspired outfits, AAA memberes Takahiro Nishijima, Misako Uno, Naoya Urata, Mitsuhiro Hidaka, Shinjirō Atae, Shūta ... Read More »

Incubus live in Singapore

Photo by Aloysius Lim | Upsurge Productions

On Monday, 9 March Rock fans from Singapore and around the region were treated to an absolutely amazing concert by Incubus at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa. And thanks to FIJI Water, Elliott Danker was in the thick of the action, VIP style as we find out more! It was a fantastic atmosphere as about 2300 fans ... Read More »

Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 3

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The Brand New Heavies closed this year’s Singapore International Jazz Festival with their unparalleled energy on Sunday evening. It’s a tough one to call for a favourite with such a star studded line up such as Roy Ayers, The Steve McQueens, Courtney Pine, Yuna & the Brand New Heavies all of which brought such charisma and originality to the stage ... Read More »

Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 2

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Day 2 of the Singapore International Jazz Festival wrapped up with a heartwarming surprise when Jessie J invited youth from 10sq, a designated charity of Sands for Singapore, to join her on stage for “Masterpiece”. The British “Bang Bang” hit-maker rounded of off an epic day of performances that included local sensation Charlie Lim, Indonesia jazz pianist Indra Lemana, the charming ... Read More »

Jessie J at Sing Jazz 2015

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On day 2 of Sing Jazz 2015, Jessie J took time out of her schedule for an exclusive meet-and-greet with local youth who hail from 10sq and are recipients of the Business Times Budding Artists Fund, a designated charity of Sands for Singapore. In continuation of Sands for Singapore’s initiatives of giving back to the local community in meaningful ways, the ... Read More »

Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 1

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The Singapore International Jazz Festival smoothed its way into audiences’ heart with performances by the Scandinavian All Stars, The Jazz Blues Brothers (J. Monteiro/ Alberto Marcisco), Ramsey Lewis, Bobby McFerrin and Chris Botti. Day 1 of Sing Jazz 2015 kicks off with the Scandinavian All Stars as the sun sets over the striking skyline of Singapore. Local jazz luminary Jeremy ... Read More »

Chris Botti at Sing Jazz 2015

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Born in Portland, Oregon, Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti’s earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher. He started playing the trumpet at 9 years old, and committed to the instrument at age 12 when he heard Miles Davis play “My Funny Valentine.” Perhaps one of the most fashionable Jazz musicians around, Chris Botti stood ... Read More »

Sing Jazz 2015 Gala Night

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Sing Jazz 2015 has officially kicked off with the Gala Night of spectacular performances from both local and international acts. Opening the Festival was Sing Jazz Emerging Jazz Vocalist of the Year Award winner Melissa Tham, who was conferred the title by Minister of Culture, Community & Youth, and 2nd Minister of Communications & Information in recognition of her efforts ... Read More »

New Found Glory Live In Singapore 2015 Concert

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Local band Aspectrum opened the gig with their melodic pop punk tunes. It’s no surprise they managed to get the crowd ready to go. If one were to listen to this band online on the radio, one might be compelled to think that Aspectrum is your typical punk band from the states. The lead singer’s vocal chops nailed the feel ... Read More »