Do you know the difference between Monet and Manet? Over 60 Impressionist masterpieces from artists such as Monet, Renoir and Manet are being exhibited at the National Gallery Singapore till 11 March 2018 as part of the "Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay" exhibition. But what is Impressionism all about? We put several gallery-goers in Singapore to the test. Video produced by Reena Devi. Related stories: PHOTOS: Monet and Renoir works at National Gallery Singapore's new blockbuster exhibition Paintings by French impressionists Monet, Renoir coming to Singapore in November Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
“Empress Wu” by YZ is one of the works at the Art from the Streets exhibition at ArtScience Museum. Two portrait works in ArtScience Museum’s new exhibition Art from the Streets that might stand out as you enter the gallery are “Empress Wu” and “Empress Ngatini” by French artist YZ (pronounced “eyes”). One of the female street artists showing works in the exhibition, YZ (the pseudonym used by Yseult Digan) is known for urban art that is focused on women and full of raw emotion.
Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore presents bi-weekly style inspirations from the streets of Singapore. Here’s a look back at what people wore during the “winter” weekend. More street style inspirations here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/singapura-street-styleFollow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.
Local start-up Big Tiny introduces tiny homes to Singapore. Ever wondered what it’s like to live in a tiny house nearly the size of a shipping container? A Singapore start-up has launched a series of “tiny” houses on wheels measuring 4.8 metres, 6 metres or 7.2 metres in length that families of up to four individuals can live in.
You are probably familiar with her work, even if you do not know the Singaporean artist by name. Dawn Ng is the creator of Walter the rabbit, the enormous white rabbit that dominated the Singapore Art Museum lawn at various intervals over the last decade. When asked how she feels about her most iconic work, Ng said that Walter has taken on a life of its own.
Yishun’s newest mall is finally ready for a soft launch on Friday (19 January). Northpoint City boasts six floors with some 400 outlets, 100 of which are dedicated to dining concepts. Just days ahead of its launch, mall developer Frasers Centrepoint gave a sneak peak into the mega-mall, which is said to be the largest in the north. It houses the former Northpoint Shopping Centre in its North wing, along with a community centre, an air-conditioned bus interchange, a public library slated to open in February and a town square as big as 10 basketball courts. ...
The brand from Thailand had its soft launch on Monday (15 January) at Vivo City and Tuesday (16 January) at 313@Somerset, offering a range of toasts in various flavours – original, chocolate, charcoal and strawberry – in the brand’s endearing signature yellow packages. Other snacks available include cheese fries with pizza and BBQ pulled chicken. While Say Chiizu is originally from Thailand, premium cows and machinery are bought from Japan before cheese is produced in the farms.
Valentine’s Day is a busy time for florists in Singapore as bouquets of flowers continue to be a popular gift idea among couples here. Last year, two florists reportedly failed to deliver 350 orders for Valentine’s Day, causing an uproar online. One of the accused florists had received a total of 2,000 orders. A month ahead of 14 February, many florists have begun advertising their bouquet promotions and Valentine’s Day deals on their sites, with some offering unusual bouquet ideas such as churros or fried chicken bouquets. Then there are florists who steer clear of the cliché bouquets, opting for flowers in glass tubes or boxes instead. While some may appear as more of a joke than actual gifts, we think they’re pretty practical for Singapore couples. Here’s a list of some of the unique and off-the-wall bouquet ideas by florists in the country. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Whether you are into Harry Potter, yummy snacks, or local contemporary art served up with a good cocktail, this weekend has something in store for you.
Buzzfeed made a surprise visit to Singapore to try our delicious array of breakfast foods. From Chinese to Indian and Malay foods, video producer/host Steven Lim and two others had a “buffet” breakfast consisting of chee cheong fun, carrot cake, appam and thosai, among others.
We’re just a month away from ushering in the year of the dog, and if you haven’t gotten your Chinese New Year look ready, here are some ideas – from accessories to cheongsams – that are available for women in Singapore. Related stories: What to wear this Chinese New Year: 25 items men will want Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Get ready to be bombarded on your social media newsfeed with edgy images of street art from around the world. ArtScience Museum begins 2018 with yet another Instagram-worthy exhibition, Art from the Streets, as part of Singapore Art Week 2018. Running from 13 January to 3 June this year, Art from the Streets celebrates 40 years of street art, from its countercultural beginnings to its extraordinary rise as a global contemporary art trend.
In conjunction with the ongoing “Witness to War: Remembering 1942” exhibition, the National Museum of Singapore will also be screening a series of 13 war films between 13 and 27 January 2018. Three of these films are being shown in Singapore for the very first time. The three films are “Spirit of the Overseas Chinese”, “Devils on the Doorstep” and “Three Godless Years”.
Ya Hui and Shane Pow at a media conference for “Die Die Also Must Serve”. It’s rare to hear women in Singapore talk about joining the army, but local actress Ya Hui dreamed of joining the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) back when she was still in secondary school. The online series also stars Shane Pow, Nick Teo, Ben Yeo and Hazelle Teo.
Speaking with Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore at a media conference on Thursday (11 Jan) for the launch of her upcoming show “A Lonely Fish” on Toggle, she talked about first-kiss jitters. Also starring are Pierre Png, Cynthia Koh and Brian Ng, with whom He will be sharing her first on-screen kiss. The National University of Singapore graduate said it would be a chance for her to show how she has improved as an actress.
Each week, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore profiles a beauty blogger based in Singapore. Get to know their beauty secrets and find out how you can improve your daily skincare and make-up regime. This week, we feature Regina Chan, who runs the blog My Beauty Musings.
World renowned French-Canadian singer Celine Dion is coming to Singapore to perform here for the first time. As part of the Celine Dion Live 2018 tour, the Grammy award winner is set to perform on 3 and 4 July at Marina Bay Sands. This is part of the integrated resort’s Sands Live concert series, which has featured performances by iconic stars such as The Rolling Stones.
Siti Nurhaliza was spotted at Singapore’s Zam Zam restaurant with her husband. Singapore’s Zam Zam restaurant is a favourite spot among locals and tourists craving for a murtabak fix. Zam Zam restaurant recently welcomed the 38-year-old singer during her surprise visit to Singapore.
MP Baey Yam Keng says his family does not eat noodles on their birthdays. The Member of Parliament for Tampines GRC posted on Instagram on Monday (8 Jan) after celebrating his parents’ birthdays – their birthdates are just two days from each other.
One of the most exciting clubs in the Singapore nightlife scene is eschewing entry charges completely from this month onwards. Helmed by nightlife entrepreneurs Josh and Sarissa Schwartz, Bang Bang will be unveiling its brand new look and elimination of the cover charge this Friday (12 January). Located at Pan Pacific Singapore, the club, which has been around since 2014, is most popularly known for its Wild Wednesdays and weekends with well-dressed revellers dancing to club bangers and mash-ups, white cages and go-go dancers pumping up the crowds.
“Together is a beautiful place to be” is one of the neon signs available for rent by Confetti Dreams. Sixty years ago, neon signs were used to brighten the streets of Poland during the bleak Cold War era. Since then, two start-ups have begun to sell customised neon signs and offer the rental of neon signs in Singapore, allowing certain pockets in the country to undergo a “glow-up”.
Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK. Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK has had a tight relationship with Linkin Park, with the two even scheduled to go on tour together before the death of singer and songwriter Chester Bennington in July 2017. Lead vocalist Takahiro Moriuchi (known simply as “Taka”) posted several emotional Instagram posts after the news was released, and performed at a tribute concert for Bennington in October.