Archive for July, 2008

Burned Idols: Making a Statement Out of File Sharing

(Jul 31, 2008) Burn Your Idol is a sort of “digital installation” conceived by Yogyakarta -based art/music collective Wok The Rok. T...

To Live and Chill Out in Manila

(Jul 31, 2008) The fastest and easiest (although not the cheapest) way to unwind is to run to the nearest cafe, bar, resturant, or mall and enj...

The Grotesque in Candy Colors

(Jul 31, 2008) Bordering to the weird and out right bizarre are deformed religious icons and intertwining guts in candy colored images turning u...

Manila's Lifestyle Bookstores

(Jul 31, 2008) (Via: Powerbooks) Local mega bookstore chains such as Powerbooks and Fully Booked make going to their bookstores such an event...

The Shawl and Scarf

(Jul 31, 2008) What used to be a need to keep warm in prom and debut events, the shawl and long scarf is getting a brand new life these days. C...

Manga Cafe in Ho Chi Minh city

(Jul 31, 2008) Although there seems to be a trend among young people away from buying comic magazines, or "manga," new cafes known as &...

Shall we dance ( in Ho Chi Minh) ?

(Jul 31, 2008) Have you ever watch “Shall we dance” ( a movie about ball dancing) and wish you could do that ? Well, you may not danc...

The Substation

(Jul 30, 2008) One of the most important venues in local music history is The Substation. It's an underground arts venue with a small theatre...

Colbar at Wessex, Portsdown Road

(Jul 30, 2008) The food here's not great. there's not airconditioning (a top priority for many Singaporeans as equitorial summer runs al...

Up up and awaaayyyy

(Jul 30, 2008) OK so the title's perhaps a little bit ddramatic but one of the best places to chill at in KL has got to be the bar up in the ...

Books Actually at Front Row

(Jul 30, 2008) Occupying the cosy first floor of fashion forward store Front Row at 5 Ann Siang Road, Books Actually is a *ahem* bookstore owned ...

A slice of Paris in KL

(Jul 30, 2008) “ Walking down the road, you can’t miss this 19th century Parisian-styled cafe that stands out in a row of ordinary sh...

The Social Benefits of House – Dempsey, Singapore

(Jul 30, 2008) Another Dempsey Hill alum, House, has been quietly making waves with is art influenced non-run-of-the-mill Spa that comes complet...

Old School – Mount Sophia, Singapore

(Jul 30, 2008) 5 creative visionaries took over a bunch of old buildings previously occupied by a girls’ school and turned it into the new ...

Frog / Caf”

(Jul 30, 2008) Riding bicycles to work or meeting friends is what advocacy for Taiwanese people now. And this caf” shop has an especially b...