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  • Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve

    Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve

    Come on guys, shopping for your tees online is passe. And while there’re many indie t-shirt makers with websites touting their threads, it’s time to let your inner fashion designer out. Pixeltees and Threadless are 2 sites that give you the option of designing your own shirts and perhaps even printing them. For those who enjoy thinking of…

  • 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…

  • Youths design bank for DBS

    Youths design bank for DBS

    Youths showcase talent and creativity with DBS’s “I-Designed-A-Bank” design competition for new branch at *SCAPE From retro themes to Lego brick designs, the winning entries of DBS’s “I-Designed-A-Bank” design competition were diverse and imaginative; showcasing youths’ creative spirit and ability to take charge. The winners were selected out of over 80 entries in two categories, the Open and Under…

  • From Rags To Riches

    From Rags To Riches

    With the Asia Cup pre-qualifiers upon us and 2003 S-league season just about under way, Urbanwire sits down with the man who made the impossibly smooth transition from soccer star and golden boy to coach, guiding last year’s S-League champions, Singapore Armed Forces Football Club (SAFFC), to their 2nd title in 3 years. Terence Ng…

  • Have We Done Enough for Migrant Workers?

    Have We Done Enough for Migrant Workers?

    Covid-19 has brought the plight of Singapore’s migrant workers, particularly those living in cramped dormitories, to the fore. Will their living condition change for the better? Unlike many young Singaporeans, Luretta Seah had the opportunity to befriend a construction worker from India. “He’s my dad’s right-hand man,” says the 19-year-old. She’s referring to Mr Subramaniyan…

  • 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…