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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

LASALLE's 30th Anniversary

Did you know that LASALLE College of the Arts is celebrating her 30th Anniversary this year?

LASALLE was founded in 1984 by Brother Joseph McNally – a De La Salle educator, who was also a pioneer of creative arts education in Singapore. Today, LASALLE works in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London, to offer a full range of diplomas and tertiary degrees in design, fine arts, film, media arts, fashion, dance, music, theatre, art therapy, Asian art histories, arts management, and artist educator.

Striving to become the leading Asian educational institution for contemporary creativity in the arts, LASALLE offers state-of-the-art facilities to support their students. For example, the Ngee Ann Kongsi Library, and the Singapore Airlines Theatre.


Even though the Ngee Ann Kongsi Library may look small on the outside, it actually contains more than 50,000 books! And other than books, the library also has numerous music CDs, and even VCDs and DVDs of various shows, movies, and performances. The library also encompasses interactive spaces where students are able to carry out their project discussions.


Often used as a venue for major public performances of theatre, music and dance in LASALLE, the Singapore Airlines Theatre can seat up to 495 audiences. Joel revealed to me that the theatre has a fore-stage with an orchestra pit that can hold up to 25 musicians, complete scenery flying facilities, the latest lighting and sound equipment, dressing rooms and even fully-equipped workshops for construction of scenery, props and costumes. It certainly sounds to me that LASALLE spares no effort in providing the best facilities possible to her students!


Joel even caught a number of shows at the very same theatre,such as the recent Romeo and Juliet play by the Year 1s and 2s students from the BA (Hons) Acting program. Even though the story of Romeo and Juliet is widely known, Joel was very impressed with the production by LASALLE’s Acting students and mentioned that they had a number of magical moments!

Additionally, Joel also caught Gypsy, a musical by the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre students last year!



“Gypsy” is an American musical that tells the story about the rise of one of America’s most celebrated burlesque stars, Miss Gypsy Rose Lee, and how her success was achieved through her resourceful but domineering mother, Rose. The musical also looked at the price that was paid in pursuit of happiness, fame, and glory. Joel mentioned to me that he was greatly impressed by the musical theatre students’ acting, singing, and dancing abilities!

And Joel said that he can’t wait to catch the upcoming musical, The Wedding Singer, by the Musical Theatre students this year!


Well, I certainly wish Joel all the best as he begins his BA( Hons) Musical Theatre program in LASALLE in August! I believe that he will become a great performer and I can’t wait to catch him on stage one day!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Influr with Laneige at Marriot Hotel

With many thanks to Alvin,I was invited to influr event, which was held at the Pool Grill in Marriott Hotel.

The Pool Grill is situated at level 5, and it has a main dining floor and a Poolside Terrace Pavilion. Its lovely ambience overlooking the reflective water of the pool gives a romantic vibe,enhancing the wonderful dining experience. Away from other noisy diners and all their chatter,just the evening sky and good food,good company.


Influr was co-founded by Clara Chen,whom walked us through a series of presentation slides and Q&A sessions. With a vision to reward people with actual influence whenever they publish content,influr seeks to turn these accolades of recognition and social media appraisals into actual rewards for each and every content creator.
"Not everyone has influence. You should be rewarded for yours."

Here's the 4 stages of influences:

If you are truly influential,there's a possibility of becoming Brand Advocates through selected assignments! So sign up today and find out how influential you truly are :)


Laneige was one of the brands introduced at the event.

"Laneige encapsulates the powerful hydration benefits of the brand, with intensive research by Laneige scientists to distill patented Water Science technology that is incorporated into all Laneige products. Laneige scientifically studies ‘water’, the source of life and the most important element of healthy skin, for optimal hydration and moisturization. Laneige is one of the fastest growing premium cosmetic brands which completes the beauty of women by pursuing the artistic sensibility of Water Science to help women achieve the radiant, dewy skin they have always longed for. Laneige Homme is the range of sophisticated cosmetics for urban men with fast-acting moisture energy that benefits damaged skin care and skin protection."- Laneige


All new BB Cushions from Laneige are kept within a double-layered container,allowing the cushion to cool the temperature of our skin by 4°C when applied. Given the hot weather in Singapore,it does feel refreshing! The thinner-than-usual puff is able to retain more moisture and transfer it onto our skin when applied. Application is made effortless and easy with the new puff,and it is gentle on the skin with lesser chance of clogging the pores! It seeks to conceal and gives off a natural finish,with the right tone selected.


With Jessie and Miyo at the event. It was great to see all the familiar faces! :D


Photo credits to Jessie as I forgot to bring my camera that day!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

One Day in LASALLE…

As Joel shared with me about his time spent in LASALLE, I can’t help but feel jealous that he had so much fun in the school! Who ever knew that one can have so much joy and excitement in classes…

Joel spent his morning with his seniors (the year 1 Musical Theatre students) in their Acting and Movement class. The class aims to help students better understand body movements, and how to take care of their speaking voice as an actor. The class was conducted by Mary Ann Tear, one of the most experienced and respected Movement/Dance teachers in Singapore!

Joel revealed to me that he had lots of fun in the class, improvising on the spot. They had to present a story in a series of 3 consecutive “tabloid shots” in which they froze in various amusing positions! As the class size was small (about 9 of them), Joel told me that he had a good time getting to know his seniors who came from all over the world and were all so open and friendly!

Another 4 more prospective students were also selected and given the special one-day “LASALLE pass”! Joel told me that they were all treated like VIPs by the school, and he felt like he was at home!


Look at what is inside the goodie bag that Joel received!! You can sure tell how much the school cares for the welfare of their students by looking at what is given in the goodie bag! Lots of food, snacks, and drinks to make sure that you won’t go hungry or thirsty!


Doesn’t LASALLE look even lovelier at night? Check out my next post as I will share more with you about LASALLE!

Friday, March 21, 2014

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Travelling

I have been travelling so much lately,it's like living in my dream totally. Just came back from Kuala Lumpur after partying at Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA) 2014. A tad disappointed that Day 3 didn't went through but we made plans to Zouk KL instead.

I got to attend day 2 of FMFA with Armin Van Buuren and Paul Van Dyk,thank goodness for a good raving mad party!

With Nat and Erwin

Erwin trying to show of the neon heart on his face. I love my face paint,done by yours truly!

Went to Cheras for roasted duck and char siew lunch with Vic and Erwin before coming back to Singapore. Managed to convince Vic to come back with me,how spontaneous is that?! She told her boss that she's quitting and will not be turning up for work on Monday. How badass is that! HAHA!

We came back to Singapore and met up with Joyce and Weijie for dinner. Gossips over desserts. It's been a long time since we last met! Happy to know that everyone is travelling and taking a break from work too. My plans? Korea for parties in June,still in the making. Till then!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Shopping with Zalora

As someone who loves partying on weekends,I care a lot about what I wear and appropriate outfit for the right occasion. Not to say that there aren't nice clothes at Far East plaza,but I often find it very difficult to shop there.


My Ootd while taking a walk at Marina Bay Sands

So the next place I shop at? ZALORA! With a busy schedule,I have to do my shopping online sometimes. It's affordable,it arrives right at my door step and they have all the different brands on one website. Saves me the time to walk around different shops,with my purchase just a click away. One of my favourite brands is there too and their actual store couldn't be found in Singapore already: River Island!

SGD$59.90
Black Abstract Palm Print Midi Dress by River Island
Raving about prints in style and colour coordination. Classy and flattering to the body,I like it!


SGD$24.90
Keyhole Long Sleeved Dress by Something Borrowed

Something sweet:

SGD$39.90
Fluttersleeve Tulip Dress by Ezra

Something geometric:

SGD$34.90
Geo Panel Sheath Dress by Ezra

With more than 2500 dresses on their page,check out the dresses from Zalora and Google+ page for awesome fashion!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Joel got into Laselle!

Remember my friend, Joel, whom I caught the musical “My Fair Lady” with?

Say hi to Joel once again! Well, he recently got accepted into the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre program at LASALLE College of the Arts! And I am so happy for him!!! He is now one step closer to achieving his dreams,I can’t wait to catch him performing on Broadway one day!


Did you know that the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre program at LASALLE is internationally unique as it is the first Honours degree of its kind in Asia? The programme aims to train students to be “triple threats” in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting! Graduates of the programme are currently employed in the region, including the West End, in Europe, and even in North America!


Although school only starts in August for him, he received a special “LASALLE Pass” to join the year 1 Musical Theatre students in their classes for a day. Knowing his passion in the arts,there is no doubt to the amount of excitement he has for the school! Joy is in the air and I share the same excitement for him while he instagrams his tour around the school. Check out my next post on LASELLE as he shares more with me about his one-day experience in LASALLE!