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Beijing Opera

I did not quite enjoy this show primarily because of my utter ignorance of this form of art. But the audience’s general exclamation of dismay when the curtain closed might also prove that I wasn’t the only ignorant viewer present :) Or worse, that it failed to meet their expectations, and mine! 216 more words


Friendship through the ink: An interview with Stan Chan

Last month, Kiwese spoke to Stan Chan the Man, about growing up in Hong Kong, Chinese watercolour painting and returning inkLink Art Studio to its rightful space on Left Bank after an eight year hiatus.

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Beijing's Summer Palace

Last, but not least on our list of ‘must sees’ in Beijing, was the New Summer Palace, another UNESCO site. If your into history, check out this… 356 more words

Spring / Summer Travels

Chinese Opera at the Sunbeam Theater

The Chinese Opera is feared, mocked, and sometimes reviled. Everyone will tell you not to go, they’ll get a look of terror in their eyes, and say, “Why?! 1,447 more words

City Life

Featured on the Kwong Wah Jit Poh newspaper today

I was featured as one of the photographers for Wayang or Chinese Opera in the Kwong Wah Jit Poh newspaper supplement today – Sunday, 3 August 2014. 197 more words


From my unedited photo archives of the Chinese Opera or Wayang

From my 2011 unedited photo archives of the Chinese Opera or Wayang in Penang during the Hungry Ghosts Festival. Last Sunday marked the start of the Hungry Ghosts Festival world-wide and it shall be a busy photo-shooting season for me as there are a lot of Chinese Troupes in town. 24 more words