Author: Suruchi Lohani

  • The Making of a Virtual Art Festival

    The Making of a Virtual Art Festival

    An Organiser of Power Play 2020 shared why the show must go on, despite the challenges faced bringing the exhibits to life to a digital audience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-ES5Mkn3bQ&feature=youtu.be Clarice Ng, a Singapore-based artist and illustrator, was thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase her “clay children” to gallery-goers at Power Play Festival, a biennial art festival that…

  • P!nk – I’m Not Dead

    P!nk – I’m Not Dead

    Three years after Try This in 2003, P!nk is back to remind us that she’s still alive and kicking with the apt title of her new album, I’m Not Dead. And seriously, P!nk is more alive than we’ve ever seen her.  A fantastic compilation of hits, P!nk reveals a new side of herself with I’m Not Dead. Of course,…

  • Film Review: Not My Mother’s Baking (2020)

    Film Review: Not My Mother’s Baking (2020)

    Dressed up as a culinary romcom, this local film addresses some long-standing tensions in multi-ethnic, multi-faith Singapore. Disclaimer: Spoilers ahead. Eye-opening. That was the first word that came to mind when I was leaving the theatre after watching local film Not My Mother’s Baking. More than just a romance comedy and culinary drama, this local film…

  • 10.20, and Going Strong

    10.20, and Going Strong

    Can Singapore’s most well known directors Jack Neo, Eric Khoo and Kelvin Tong agree with 8 Days magazine Editor-in-chief Lau Kuan Wei and MediaCorp’s Vice President of Branding and Promotions Serene Choo on who Singapore’s Most Deserving A-Lister is? The answer to this question would win 1 of the 4 awards UrbanWire gave out at Zouk to…

  • Melissa Anelli

    Melissa Anelli

    Melissa Anelli, 24, a journalist for the Staten Island Advance (a daily newspaper in New York City), is the Managing Editor of The Leaky Cauldron.Org (TLC), one of the foremost Harry Potter Fan News Websites on the Internet today. As part of her work with TLC, Melissa has been for gala premieres and press events around the world, and has even…

  • All The Rage: Electronic Dance Music

    All The Rage: Electronic Dance Music

    EDM has gone from an underground genre to a chart-topping phenomenon. Once a niche genre, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) has gone from strength to strength in capturing the mainstream music market. EDM is produced primarily for dance-based entertainment environments like nightclubs, “most often presented in the context of a DJ mix,” according to Magnetic Magazine,…

  • How LKY’s D***h + Amos Yee Fiasco Can Help Shape Our Future

    How LKY’s D***h + Amos Yee Fiasco Can Help Shape Our Future

    (Photo courtesy of PM Lee Hsien Loong‘s Facebook Page) We’ve stood in the rain to salute Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s cortege, heard the heart-warming eulogies at the State Funeral, recited the national pledge and sang the national anthem; the last of which unexpectedly brought a tear to our eyes. During the week of national mourning, we’ve read many tributes and reflected…

  • Win Yoga Lin Concert Tickets

    Win Yoga Lin Concert Tickets

    Taiwanese pop sensation Yoga Lin is set to take Singapore’s shores by storm this Feb 20, 8pm, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The winner of the popular Taiwan singing competition One Million Star – Season One, Yoga Lin won over the judges with an unparalleled record of 5 rounds of perfect scores – an as…

  • Scintillating shooting experience with the Samsung NX-11

    Scintillating shooting experience with the Samsung NX-11

    UrbanWire spoke to Mr. William Aung, a lecturer at the School of Film and Media Studies at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and a professional photographer, who gave his input on Samsung’s NX-11 camera. “The NX11 is a great alternative for people who want to enjoy the great image quality of DSLRs but do not appreciate the…

  • Breakout: It’s a madhouse

    Breakout: It’s a madhouse

    MediaCorp is back with their biggest TV blockbuster of the year. Breakout stars Dai Yang Tian, Elvin Ng, Jeanette Aw, Christopher Lee, Guo Liang, Zhou Ying in a convoluted tale filled with love, hate, drama and the whole she-bang. The 25-episode show is a first for many of the young stars – Zhou Ying takes on her first lead role while Dai Yang Tian and…