Month: November 2002

Peranakan Night 2002

Every year, the Peranakan Association holds a dinner where everybody eats, drinks, dances and has a generally ‘gala’ time. The theme this year was Phoenixes and Flowers and comedian Victor Khoo was the MC. There was also a surprise performance by Dick Lee himself (‘surprise’ because he didn’t expect it either :). Our beloved ex-President …

Danger signs

Within a couple of hours I received two warnings via email so I’ll share the news with everyone. The first warning (allegedly from the US Embassy) is to stay away from Holland Village today and tomorrow, because something is going to happen REAL soon. Hmm. What about people who are living there? The second warning …

Silje Nergaard showcase

I was at Mileu this evening with Joan, watching Norwegian jazz singer Silje Nergaard perform several songs from her two albums. She’s big in Europe but little known in Asia. This was the band’s first time in the region, in fact. Her voice is amazingly sweet (think Stacey Kent and Frente’s lead singer) and her …