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PETA’s The Tempest Reimagined

The Philippine Educational Theatre Association’s The Tempest Reimagined (11 Nov – 4 Dec 2016) fuses the survivor  stories of 2013′ Typhoon Hainan/Yolanda, which claimed 6000 lives, with  Shakespeare’s classic tale of a catastrophic storm and its aftermaths. Read Murphy Report’s interview with Marsha Roddy, the Production Designer.

14 – 20 Nov 2016: Singapore

Akanksha’s Top Picks in Singapore from 14-20 November 2016 Akanksha is Assistant Editor at ArtsEquator. She grew up in Singapore and graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts in 2014. She gladly invites book/art/film/album/event recommendations at akanksha(at)artsequator.com, and in the meantime, here are a few shows she’s looking out for this week: Women in Photography 2016 Venue: Objectifs …

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Full View: Women in Photography 2016

By Akanksha Raja (800 words, 8-minute read)   The second edition of Objectifs’ annual Women in Photography 2016 programme, co-presented with the Magnum Foundation, is a group exhibition featuring photographic works from 18 contemporary female artists associated with Magnum. While Magnum has a storied history in photojournalism and documentation of socio-political and human rights issues, …

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Bontot Jambu/Pink Butt: An Animated GIF Story About Cats

ArtsEquator gives you … cats. But what cats these are! Sharon Chin and  Zedeck Siew’s animated gif was screened at Festival Filem Meowlaysia 1, Malaysia’s first Cat Video Festival in September 2016. Yes, Meowlaysia.

Podcast 5: Rent; Musicals

Duration: 28 minutes Reviewer Karin Lai joins Matt Lyon in conversation about Pangdemonium’s October 2016 production of Rent, the Tony-award-winning Broadway musical by Jonathan Larson about a group of New York City bohemians in the mid-1980’s grappling with love, art, impoverishment, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The discussion touches on the theatre company’s trend of staging …

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14 – 20 Nov 2016: Malaysia

  Short +Sweet Malaysia 2016, 16 – 19 Nov 2016, Penang Short+Sweet is back with 6 original dance works and 11 short plays. Each runs for 10-minutes and packs a punch! One of the plays is Bakawalee Penang’s production of Hati by Amir Hazril Harith, directed by Yusof Bakar. It’s the moving story of a …

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14 – 20 Nov 2016: Indonesia

Meta Setiawan’s Top Picks in Jakarta, Yogjakarta and Bandung  from 14-20 November 2016 Meta is a freelance arts administrator and a traveling yogi. She spent 16 years of her life as an art practitioner and the last few years as an arts administrator. Her first love in the arts is dance. She left her heart …

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Podcast 2: SIFA Review Part 2: The Last Bull: A Life in Flamenco; I am LGB.

Duration: 30 minutes We discuss The Last Bull: A Life in Flamenco and I Am LGB in Podcast 2, the second part of our SIFA special. ArtsEquator’s weekly podcast on arts and culture features co-hosts Kathy Rowland and Matt Lyon chatting about the latest performances, exhibitions and arts news in Singapore and other parts of Southeast …

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Review of Era Mahathir Exhibition

Chen May Yee explores the contradictions of Malaysia’s longest-serving Prime Minister in her review of  Ilham Gallery Kuala Lumpur’s Era Mahathir show. (Source: New York Times) Tags: Era Mahathir  Ilham Gallery

Podcast 1: SIFA Review: Five Easy Pieces; Ibsen: Ghosts; Riding on A Cloud

Duration: 29 minutes ArtsEquator’s weekly podcast on arts and culture features co-hosts Kathy Rowland and Matt Lyon chatting about the latest performances, exhibitions and arts news in Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia. In Part 1 of our coverage of the Singapore International Arts Festival 2016, we are joined by performance maker and researcher, …

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