The Living Room
The Living Room brings you more chats with guests from the entertainment scene as well as with people whose stories will touch and motivate you.
It is the first part in our four-part series on dating. This week, Deon Chan, Managing Director of SDNTrust accredited dating agency, Love Express. tells us how to ace a first date.
|2||25/11/13|| OFF CENTRE|
Spotlight Productions is proud to present a new adaptation of OFF CENTRE written by Haresh Shrama. OFF CENTRE traces the friendship of two ex-mental patients, Saloma and Vinod, and the problems and hurdles they have to overcome, including social stigmas, prejudices and personal conflicts. The cast and director join us to tell us more.
|3||18/11/13|| Zul Tania|
It has taken 40 years to get here, from entertainment hotspots such as Talk of the Town and Pebbles, to Anywhere and Harry's, and now to Esplanade. Get up close with Singapore's most beloved music maker as he replays the soundtrack of your life for one night only with some very special guests … and a surprise or two. Guest: Zul Tania
|4||04/11/13|| Party Food How-To|
Local chef Wilin Low is the host of the new TV show A Party Affair. Chef Low will be providing viewers with tips and tricks on how to host a one-of-a-kind party, whilst whipping up fuss-free and tasty party food, blending Asian flavours with Western sensibility, resulting in globally influenced dishes that are not only visually pleasing, but also delicious, stylish and easy to make. He joins us to tell us more.
|5||28/10/13|| Other Sounds|
Other Sounds is an independent online publication that provides Singaporeans with the latest in music and aims to build an innovative and exciting local music industry here at home. Howie speaks with Melissa Yong, editor-in-chief of Other Sounds.
|6||21/10/13|| Being a Master Brewer|
What does it take to be a master brewer? What does the job entail? HOW does one get into a job that requires you to drink all day? We chat with brew master Fergal Murray from the Guinness quality team.
|7||14/10/13|| Games for Bonding|
Mr Jonathan Lee, Counsellor at Care Corner Family Service Centre (Woodlands) shares his expertise on how games can have a positive influence on family and community bonding, and how readers can consider a simple card game activity as one of the ways to bond with their loved ones.
|8||07/10/13|| A Healthy Pantry|
Ever mindlessly snacked while at the office? How does it affect your health? Given a recent survey showed that working adults exercised the least, this should concern you. What if you had a heart healthy pantry at work? We give you tips on how you can have one!
|9||23/09/13|| Grimm's Fairy Tales|
iTheatre presents Grimm's Fairy Tales! Don't be fooled into thinking that these are folk tales just for the children. This musical aims to enthrall and entertain both young and old alike.
|10||16/09/13|| Broadway Beng|
After a 3 year break, the Broadway Beng, Sebastian Tan, will be back at the Drama Centre Theatre on 10 October 2013.
|11||09/09/13|| Music At An Exhibition|
The National Museum of Singapore is expanding its Music At An Exhibition programme to include a component of free concerts for the public, and have put up a series of recitals by young student musicians called YOUNG Music at an Exhibition.
|12||02/09/13|| La Traviata|
Explore the tragic love story of Violetta and Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata, Esplanade Theatre on 6, 7, 9 and 10 September 2013. Guests: Director Stephen Barlow and soprano Nancy Yuen
|13||26/08/13|| Anthony Chen|
Local film "ILO ILO" is the first Singapore film to receive the camera d'Or in Cannes. Guest: Director of "ILO ILO," Anthony Chen
|14||19/08/13|| Pesta Raya|
Today, we chat with producer of the Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts, on at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay from 29Aug, Norhayati Yusoff and performer Mawar Beduri from Jogja Hip Hop Foundation.
|15||05/08/13|| Everything But The Brain|
Everything But The Brain tells the story of Elaine, a Physics teacher who hatches a plan to turn back time and save her stroke-afflicted father from further deterioration. Winner of Best Original Script at the Life! Theatre Awards 2006, the show is back for a hopefully third sold run from the 10h of Aug. Joining us are director Derrick Chew and actor Gerald Chew, reprising his award winning role as Father.
|16||29/07/13|| Art Garden|
Wander through fairy tales, get lost in dreams and stretch your imagination, as Art Garden comes back for the fourth year running! This ever-popular exhibition for the young, and the young at heart, features exciting new commissions, mesmerising artworks, short films as well as animations by local and international artists.Joining us are Geraldine Cheang from the Singapore Art Museum and artist Vicente Del Gado.
|17||22/07/13|| Singapore HeritageFest|
Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) returns in 2013 for its 10th year, to celebrate our shared culture, memories and spaces, focusing on what brings Singaporeans together as opposed to what makes us different. This year's SHF theme is "Memories for Tomorrow". SHF has always been about bringing the arts, heritage and culture right to the doorsteps of people and this year, they are staying true to this mission with a record 10 Festival Hubs encompassing a wide variety of topics - from music from the 60s, sports, hawker food, pioneering trades from Singapore's history, National Monuments and more. We're joined by Gong Pan Pan Festival Programmer – Singapore HeritageFest 2013 to tell us more.
|18||15/07/13|| Eat to Live: Wartime Recipes|
Eat to Live: Wartime Recipes, a documentary series that combines food and history. Commissioned by the National Museum of Singapore, the DVD has six episodes, each featuring writer and food consultant Christopher Tan demonstrating a different wartime recipe. Along with learning how to cook, viewers will gain understanding of the search for food during one of the most difficult periods of Singapore's history through interviews, commentaries and archival photographs. The DVD also includes a set of six recipe cards for you to try cooking the dishes at home. Joining us is Christopher Tan and filmmaker Gözde Zehnder.
|19||08/07/13|| The Addams Family|
The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family.The Addams Family features an original story and it's every father's nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family and wants it kept from her mother Morticia! What will this mean for the quirky family? We joined by the performers and the producer of this spectacular family event!
|20||01/07/13|| Charles & Ray Eames|
Charles and Ray Eames were arguably the most famous couple in design. They are credited with changing the way the 20th century sat down! And in fact, one of those chairs was hailed by TIME magazine as the chair of the century. They also worked in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film. So what would the grandson of an unusual couple like this grow up to learn? Mr Eames Demetrios joins us today to chat about grammy and gramps and also the exhibition of his grandparents' legacy at the ArtScience Museum at MBS called Essential Eames: A Herman Miller Exhibition.