16 Feb '16, 4am

NEXT; ASIA #2 / Singapore "MEGURI" / 20-21 May 2016...

"[The production] is akin to hearing fine chamber music in a dense space. Amagatsu's work has the power to resonate with his audience, transcending the boundaries of language and culture.” — Asahi Shimbun On a sand-dusted stage set against a majestic wall of fossil reliefs, eight butoh dancers from the internationally renowned Sankai Juku enter into a sublime dialogue with gravity. Through the graceful arcs they trace across the sand, a philosophical visual poem unfolds. Following 2012’s Tobari – As if in An Inexhaustible Flux and 2014’s Kagemi: Beyond the Metaphors of Mirrors , the company returns to Esplanade with its Southeast Asian premiere of Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land , the latest creation by its acclaimed founder and artistic director Ushio Amagatsu. Featuring a set design inspired by fossilised Paleozoic sea lilies, Meguri —symbolised here by the pictograph...

Full article: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/super-japa...

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#USSEmorySLand arrives in Singapore

navy.mil 16 Feb '16, 7pm

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (NNS) -- Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Singapore for a port visit Feb...