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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Grandmother Tongue’ by Thomas Lim, from Wild Rice

The story of W!ld Rice’s Grandmother Tongue traces the relationship between Ah Mah (Jalyn Han) and her grandson Boon (Tan Shou Chen). Boon speaks mostly English and his grandmother converses only in Teochew (a Chinese dialect), hence they sometimes find it hard to communicate, and for the grandma – she …

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First Lady’s Visit Highlights Severity of Drug Addiction Epidemic

First Lady’s Visit Highlights Severity of Drug Addiction Epidemic

Walking with a loved one through a bout with drug addiction is an up and down challenge. There will be times where you think they’ve kicked the habit, only to realize that they haven’t. In these moments, you have the choice to give up or keep offering support. Choose the latter.

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The Moron

rex tillerson trump moron

It does really dishearten me to hear the moron make comparisons between his actions and those of President Obama – he ought to stop it. The truth is this: Donald Trump would have to stand atop Trump Tower to muster enough character to kiss President Obama’s backside.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Burning Doors’ with Maria Alyokhina of Pussy Riot, Belarus Free Theatre

Maria Alyokhina, Pussy Riot, Burning Doors, Belarus Free Theatre, La Mama, Nicolai Khalezin, Natalia Kaliadau

Can villainy endure against the courage to seek freedom of the soul? Or will truth and its power overcome unjust, corrupt evil? Artist-activists from Belarus challenge the tyranny in Vladimir Putin's Russia with this superb production.

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