Singing the Universal Language

Angelina Choo, president of The A Cappella Society, has been choral conducting for many years and singing for more than 20 years. Building the a cappella scene in Singapore has been the focus of her artistic efforts, and I-S finds out more about what her job is like.

Week of June 30, 2006

CANCER (Jun 21-Jul 22): In 1982 I moved into a new home in Santa Cruz. It was just a funky old cottage that had once been a barn, but I was ecstatic to have it. As I opened the front door to begin my first day there, a violet-crowned hummingbird bolted inside in front of […]

Le Tonkin Restaurant & Lounge

The décor at Le Tonkin is modern and sophisticated, belying its laid-back atmosphere. Outside, there is a lounge area with rattan sofas for lying back with a few cocktails, as well as a dining area with tea candles. Inside, the setting is more formal, with chintz curtains, plush lounges and clean white linen tablecloths—a perfect […]

Brewerkz Restaurants & Microbreweries

In the years that it has been around, Brewerkz has established itself as a veritable institution of great beers brewed in-house and stick-to-your-ribs American chow. We have never seen the restaurant quiet at night, and the evening we went was no exception. Families filled the alfresco tables in the earlier part of the evening, giving […]

Women Power

A smorgasbord of events is lined up in the international women’s contemporary theater festival Crossroads 2006.

Jazz It Up

Jazz birds from The Manhattan Transfer fly into town.

Singapore Food Festival

In its 13th year, the annual Singapore Food Festival is still going strong. This year’s festival of Singapore dishes promises its biggest showcase yet, with 50 events and activities lined up in the whole of July.Kicking off the festival is an event centered on a dish that’s close to the hearts (or mouths) of Singaporeans—chili […]

Quayed In

A roundup of Clarke Quay’s latest restaurant openings.