• Weekend guide (20-22 April): Arts in the heartland, Ukrainian cuisine with top chef, playground nostalgia
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    Weekend guide (20-22 April): Arts in the heartland, Ukrainian cuisine with top chef, playground nostalgia

    This weekend, foodies can sample dishes created by top Ukrainian chef Yaroslav Artuykh. If you’re a heritage buff, you might want to check out two events under the Singapore Heritage Festival – the Armenian Street Party and the National Museum’s blockbuster exhibition on local playgrounds. If you like music and the arts, head down to either Tampines or Marina Bay Sands. Or if you’d like to learn about the science of fear, the Science Centre has a new exhibition for you.

  • Taiwanese singer Eric Chou to perform in Singapore in June
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    Taiwanese singer Eric Chou to perform in Singapore in June

    The “king of the lovelorn people” Eric Chou is set to charm audiences in Singapore during his 22PLUS 2018 Asia Tour.

  • 'MasterChef Singapore' announces judges for cooking competition
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    'MasterChef Singapore' announces judges for cooking competition

    Chefs Audra Morrice, Bjorn Shen and Damian D’Silva are set to judge the upcoming Singapore edition of TV cooking competition MasterChef, it was announced on Wednesday (18 April). Morrice, who was a finalist in MasterChef Australia in 2012 and now runs a catering business in Sydney, said she was “incredibly excited” about the culinary contest coming to Singapore.

  • KFC Singapore launching Twister-style game along with Hot and Crispy Tenders
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    KFC Singapore launching Twister-style game along with Hot and Crispy Tenders

    Fast food chain KFC has launched a spicy version of its chicken fillets in Singapore and is also releasing a limited-edition Twister-style party game to go along with your meal.

  • Actress Zoe Tay celebrates 30 years in showbiz
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    Actress Zoe Tay celebrates 30 years in showbiz

    Veteran Singaporean actress Zoe Tay recently marked her 30th anniversary in show business – and she celebrated with a sweet treat.

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    Muscle hunks flex their guns for customers at Japanese restaurants

    While cafes and restaurants tend to make use of mascots and cartoon characters to promote their food, in Japan, you can actually call up muscular hunks to strut their stuff at your food outlet. These well-built entertainers are known as Macho 29, who have been flexing their bulky muscles from restaurant to restaurant.

  • 8 Days and i-Weekly magazines to go digital-only after September
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    8 Days and i-Weekly magazines to go digital-only after September

    Entertainment and lifestyle magazines 8 Days and i-Weekly will stop their print editions by the end of September and continue publishing through only their digital platforms, said their publisher Mediacorp on Thursday (12 April).

  • Style inspiration from the streets of Singapore (14)
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    Style inspiration from the streets of Singapore (14)

    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore brings bi-weekly collections of stylish looks from the streets of Singapore. More street styles here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/singapura-street-styleFollow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.

  • Weekend guide (13-15 April): Swedish film fest, Party at Sands SkyPark, tea masterclass
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    Weekend guide (13-15 April): Swedish film fest, Party at Sands SkyPark, tea masterclass

    This weekend, Singapore fans of Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman can congregate this week for the third installation of the Swedish Film Festival. Tea lovers are in for a treat, too, with a masterclass in tea blending by tea maker Victor Koh. Party animals can strut down to Sands SkyPark’s mega event, or celebrate Peaches Club’s relaunch. Art lovers will want to check out a new exhibition featuring Zai Kuning.

  • Marvel movies are mythology for a modern world: 'Avengers' star Mark Ruffalo
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    Marvel movies are mythology for a modern world: 'Avengers' star Mark Ruffalo

    The battle to end all battles is imminent in the upcoming climactic instalment of Marvel Studios’ superhero series, Avengers: Infinity War. Ahead of the release of the highly anticipated film, Mark Ruffalo, who plays Bruce Banner aka the Hulk, gave his thoughts on what makes the movies so successful, how their mythology reflects our current world, and what is so “crazy” about Josh Brolin’s portrayal of the villain Thanos. A: There are so many different storylines working and so many speaking characters from the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe and beyond that I couldn’t see how it would work.

  • Singapore is part of Malaysia, according to Bruno Mars' 24K Magic World Tour
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    Singapore is part of Malaysia, according to Bruno Mars' 24K Magic World Tour

    Singapore Bruno Mars fans, brace yourselves – your favourite singer might not be aware that our country separated from Malaysia in 1965. According to the Bruno Mars 24K Magic World tour website managed by Atlantic Records, Singapore is part of Malaysia.

  • Singapore restaurant offers crispy chicken rendang for limited period
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    Singapore restaurant offers crispy chicken rendang for limited period

    A restaurant in Singapore has come up with crispy chicken rendang amid the culinary storm whipped up last week by judges on cooking show MasterChef UK who dared to suggest the existence of such a dish.

  • Beauty tips by 987FM DJ Kimberly Wang
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    Beauty tips by 987FM DJ Kimberly Wang

    This week, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore profiles DJ Kimberly Wang, who hosts the radio show Get Up with Gerald & Kim on weekdays from 6am to 10am on 987FM. Get to know her beauty secrets and find out how you can improve your daily skincare and make-up regime.

  • How to make crispy chicken rendang
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    How to make crispy chicken rendang

    There has been much talk about rendang in the news lately, due to a comment made on MasterChef UK by judge Gregg Wallace. Something that has caught the attention of the masses is the debate over "crispy chicken rendang". But how do you make crispy chicken rendang? Let the Smiling Afro show you the secret to perfecting this now-legendary dish.

  • MDNA SKIN to open first Singapore counter in May
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    MDNA SKIN to open first Singapore counter in May

    MDNA SKIN, the beauty product collaboration between pop queen Madonna and MTG, a Japanese beauty company, held its media launch in Singapore on Thursday (5 April). Its first counter in the country will open at Takashimaya, Level 1, in mid-May. The label already has a presence in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the US. MDNA SKIN's products contain a natural ingredient originating from the small Italian town of Montecatini, a popular tourist destination and known for its thermal spas.

  • Get to know the woman behind Singapore's national flower in new children's book
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    Get to know the woman behind Singapore's national flower in new children's book

    If you ever wondered about the woman whom Singapore’s national flower Vanda Miss Joaquim is named after, this book is for you. Published by local publishing house Epigram Books, Agnes and her Amazing Orchid: How Vanda Miss Joaquim Became Singapore’s National Flower will be officially launched on Saturday (7 April) at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Botany Centre. The launch of the children’s book – co-written by Linda Locke and James Wolf, and illustrated by Muhd Noh – coincides with the 125th anniversary of the Vanda Miss Joaquim.

  • Singapore companies, government agencies ride on 'rendang-gate' publicity
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    Singapore companies, government agencies ride on 'rendang-gate' publicity

    Companies and government agencies in Singapore have capitalised on the “rendang-gate” fray this week, with their own humorous takes on the controversy that rippled across Southeast Asia after a judge on a British cooking show complained that a contestant’s chicken was not “crispy” enough. The comments about rendang on MasterChef UK have ignited outrage among the people of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei, who know very well that the dish is cooked in curry sauce and is not fried or crispy.

  • Multi-functional furniture for small homes in Singapore
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    Multi-functional furniture for small homes in Singapore

    COURTS on Thursday (5 April) unveiled its new collection of furniture, part of its seasonal refresh. Designed exclusively for the furniture giant, the collection features one in five pieces which are either space-saving or multi-functional. COURTS said the designs took into consideration "the evolution of the modern apartment space". Its team also prioritised climate-friendly and washable materials, after a study on buyers from its stores.

  • Singapore Art Museum appoints Edmund Cheng to succeed long-running chair Jane Ittogi
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    Singapore Art Museum appoints Edmund Cheng to succeed long-running chair Jane Ittogi

    The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has appointed Wing Tai Holdings’ deputy chairman Edmund Cheng to succeed Jane Ittogi as chair of the board of directors. The new chair is well known in the arts scene – he was chairman of the National Arts Council from 2005 to 2013, The Esplanade Co Ltd from 2003 to 2005, and the DesignSingapore Council from 2003 to 2008, as well as the Singapore Tourism Board from 1993 to 2001.

  • Iconic soft rock duo Air Supply to perform in Singapore in June
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    Iconic soft rock duo Air Supply to perform in Singapore in June

    Baby boomers, this one is for you – your all-time favourite band Air Supply is performing live in Singapore this year.   The iconic soft rock duo of the ’80s have a one-night show at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 5 June, part of their Asia tour with stops in Taipei, Macau and Manila. Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell are set to perform hits such as “All Out Of Love”, “The One That You Love” and “Sweet Dreams”. The group was ahead of its time,  breaking cultural barriers by performing in different parts of the world. ...

  • Weekend guide (6 - 8 April): Katy Perry's Witness: The Tour, Singapore Heritage Festival
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    Weekend guide (6 - 8 April): Katy Perry's Witness: The Tour, Singapore Heritage Festival

    From heritage to diving to contemporary art, enthusiasts will find their appetites sated this weekend. Of course, Katy Perry fans will be the happiest this weekend.

  • You can learn to be a chef from the Internet, says Hong Kong's Nicholas Tse
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    You can learn to be a chef from the Internet, says Hong Kong's Nicholas Tse

    Hong Kong singer and actor Nicholas Tse, who recently took on Canadian celebrity chef David Rocco in a new FOXLife Original series, feels that it’s possible to be a self-taught chef. “I think that as with everything else, you can teach yourself how to cook if you’re willing, especially with information so readily available on the Internet,” the 37-year-old told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in an email interview. “They (aspiring chefs) must be willing to learn, not give up easily and have a natural curiosity for new things,” the actor-turned-chef added.

  • Nasi padang prices in Singapore at places of different "SES"
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    Nasi padang prices in Singapore at places of different "SES"

    A Malaysian man who came to Singapore recently received a shock when his bill for nasi padang (steamed rice with various dishes) came up to $20. Granted, he was eating at the food court in ION Orchard. We all know that the price of food can vary greatly depending on where you choose to get your food, with places of greater "SES" (Socio-Economic Status, thanks for enlightening us, MarketAsia Books) generally costing more than our beloved coffeeshops and hawker centres. But just how large a difference can that be? Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore and the Smiling Afro went on a journey across Singapore to find out, venturing from the heart of Marina Bay to the outskirts of Yishun.

  • Record-breaking comedian Jo Koy performing in Singapore in June
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    Record-breaking comedian Jo Koy performing in Singapore in June

    Filipino-American stand-up comic Jo Koy is headed to Singapore this June. Koy is bringing his Break the Mold tour to Zepp @ Big Box on 30 June 2018, announced organisers Adrian Bohm Presents & LA Comedy Live on 3 April (Tuesday).  The comedian recently broke the record for the most tickets sold by a single artist at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu with 11 sold-out shows and over 23,000 tickets sold in November 2017.

  • Stylish looks from the streets of Singapore (13)
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    Stylish looks from the streets of Singapore (13)

    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore presents bi-weekly collections of stylish looks from the streets of Singapore. This week’s edition features both monochrome outfits and bold prints, as well as bright red pieces paired with more neutral clothes.More street styles here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/singapura-street-styleFollow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.