26 Jan '11, 10pm

Coming to a school near you: ... with the Speak Good English Movement, homegrown bands will share with students

THERE was once a time when pop music in schools was deemed unsavoury. But the times, they are a-changin'. From next month, students from various secondary schools, ITEs, junior colleges and polytechnics will get a chance to rock out - right in their own schools with the start of the School Invasion Tour (SIT) 2011. Like all good plans, this one has multiple objectives: 1) Launched in conjunction with the Speak Good English Movement, homegrown bands will share with students how "good English has helped them bring their songs to a wider audience"; 2) To expose Singaporean talent to young people and change the long-standing perception that local talent isn't any good. "This can only be achieved if we put the best bands/artists/singers/dancers Singapore has to offer up on stage for every single one of our shows," it says on the tour's Facebook page. And the line-up, building o...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Entertainment/Music/EDC110127-...

Tweets

Derrick Hoh is coming to NP! Get your tickets!

Derrick Hoh is coming to NP! Get your tickets!

np.edu.sg 26 Jan '11, 10am

Derrick Hoh, 2005 Project Superstar finalist and NP alumnus is coming to here for a concert that’s exclusive to NP student...

Win tickets for Janet Jackson's upcoming concer...

todayonline.com 27 Jan '11, 5am

JANET Jackson's upcoming concert here is shaping up to be an interesting one. She is not just performing songs only from h...

Transforming school toilets into quality restrooms

Transforming school toilets into quality restrooms

channelnewsasia.com 27 Jan '11, 6am

SINGAPORE: Poetry, murals, paintings and photographs are common exhibits in art galleries. But in Northland Primary School...

Facebook, Twitter oust Myspace for music fans

straitstimes.com 25 Jan '11, 2am

CANNES (France) - FACEBOOK and Twitter have ousted Myspace as the hot new spaces for fans to connect with their favourite ...

Music man: The series has seen all sorts appear...

todayonline.com 16 Jan '11, 10pm

MANY think of Sundance as a film festival. Well, it is. But Sundance is about music, too. Yup, you read right: Music. The ...

More young S'poreans speak English at home

channelnewsasia.com 17 Jan '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE : The latest census has shown that more younger Singaporeans speak English at home compared to 10 years ago. Thi...

California principal shot in school

California principal shot in school

channelnewsasia.com 03 Feb '11, 1am

LOS ANGELES: The principal of a California school was killed Wednesday in a shooting which triggered an emergency lockdown...

2 students at a US school were wounded when a g...

straitstimes.com 19 Jan '11, 2am

People gather at the entrance to Gardena High School in Gardena, California. -- PHOTO: AFP LOS ANGELES - A GUN in a studen...

Men's Fashion Week is coming to Singapore

todayonline.com 21 Jan '11, 10pm

MEN'S Fashion Week (MFW) is coming to Singapore. At the end of March, MFW 2011 Singapore will feature the Fall/Winter coll...

Our upcoming album Waiting For Friday is featur...

todayonline.com 20 Jan '11, 2am

LAST YEAR was considered a banner year for premier Singapore indie rock releases, but eyes are already on 2011 and what we...

Oops. I made a mistake. Angry Birds Rio is just...

blog.dk.sg 01 Feb '11, 1am

We’ve been hearing for quite some time about movie based on Angry Bird. Well, Rovio Mobile just released the trailers for ...

Visit and look under the "announcements" sectio...

mgs.sch.edu.sg 04 Feb '11, 3pm

The Youth Chapter of the MGS Alumnae Association was launched in 2010 to promote the ties that bind in the MGS community. ...