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Where to spray paint street art and enjoy messy toolang “pizza”

Straits Times 03 Mar 2021
Conveniently located within walking distance to all the attractions in this list, it’s the ideal place to soak in the nostalgic vibes of old Singapore ... It’s Singapore’s first and only museum dedicated to the art of vintage photography, chock-a-block with the museum owner’s personal collection dating back to the 1800s.
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When some species are more equal than others

Straits Times 28 Feb 2021
Some time ago, one of us was involved in the rescue of a distressed pangolin stuck on a bridge on Singapore's offshore island of Pulau Ubin ...Marcus Chua is a mammal researcher at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, while Associate Professor L.
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New National Museum show captures experiences of a pandemic year

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - The National Museum of Singapore's new exhibition tells stories of a historic moment that is still unfolding ... Assembled in a hectic three months, this show is also the first of the museum's Collecting Contemporary Singapore series ... This show is also the first of the museum's Collecting Contemporary Singapore series.
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Embracing the unknown

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
"My family and I thought it would be best to fly back to Singapore while flights were still available," says Ching, who was then a final-year student ... She volunteers as a museum docent and is also one of 20 members of the National Gallery Singapore's Kolektif initiative, which gives youths aged 17 to 25 the chance to shape its programmes.
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Snapshots of a new normal

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
The National Museum of Singapore's new exhibition tells stories of a historic moment that is still unfolding ... Singapore over the past year.
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Events and listings: Food, exhibitions, talks, classes

Straits Times 18 Feb 2021
Singapore - Savour your hunger for food deals, or pick up pro tips at talks and new skills at workshops ... REGIS SINGAPORE ... Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road ... PHOTO.�KINETIC SINGAPORE ... Presented by Kinetic Singapore, supported by Temasek Shophouse and DesignSingapore Council ... Hoarding around Singapore Art Museum, 8 Queen Street.
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Connect with nature

Straits Times 17 Feb 2021
These feature night-time images of vegetation in Singapore's parks and nature reserves, whose trees are penetrated by nearby urban light ... Escape Velocity V, an immersive sound installation presented by the Singapore Art Museum at the National Gallery Singapore, explores what it means to listen to nature in a time of ecological crisis.
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'Monstrous' fish at MacRitchie identified as non-native alligator gar

Straits Times 17 Feb 2021
According to Dr Tan Heok Hui, an ichthyologist - or marine biologist who studies fish - at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, there has been only one capture of an alligator gar in Singapore but it is "rather common" in local fish shops, where juveniles - averaging around 20cm - are sold.
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'Monstrous' fish at MacRitchie identified as alligator gar

Straits Times 17 Feb 2021
According to Dr Tan Heok Hui, an ichthyologist - or zoologist who studies fish - at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, there has been only one capture of an alligator gar in Singapore so far.
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Fort Siloso tour grants special access to three sites as part of series to mark ...

Straits Times 15 Feb 2021
This year's Battle for�Singapore programme runs from Saturday (Feb 20) to March 14, and aims to remind Singaporeans that the current pandemic is not the first and worst crisis that the country has had to face, said NHB director of international and museum relations Gerald Wee.
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Friyay! What to do

Straits Times 11 Feb 2021
During the festive period, the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is offering visitors a special ticket price of $8 – down from the usual $16 for Singapore citizens and permanent residents and $21 for foreigners ... WHERE Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University ...
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Arts picks: Festive family fun in The Amazing Celestial Race

Straits Times 11 Feb 2021
During the festive perio, the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is offering visitors a special ticket price of $8 - down from the usual $16 for Singaporeans and permanent residents and $21 for foreigners ... WHERE Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore, 2 Conservatory Drive.
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Events and listings: Food, exhibitions, concerts

Straits Times 11 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day dinner, check out an exhibition, or win prizes when you visit Golden Village cinemas ... Also screening is her newest work, What About China? (Part I of II, 2020-2021), a commission by the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore and co-produced with Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai.
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