Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Stars align for duet performance

Finally, after more than two decades spent pursuing their separate careers, Sithu Lwin and Tin Zar Maw are getting it together. The two will take part in a live duet concert on August 27 called “Beyond the 21st Duet Live”, to take place at the Myanmar Convention Centre.

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Is Pokemon Go good for your health?

The game has players roaming the city in their efforts to catch 'em all – is all that legwork doing them any good?

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Cargo shorts – practical clothing or man-shaming stupid pants?

These multi-pocketed monstrosities have provoked an unlikely online fashion war. But do they have merit beyond kneecap-high mobile phone storage?

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Yangon taxis are driving me around the bend

Talkative taxi drivers and dodgy driving are just a few of Weekend reporter Myo Satt’s cab complaints – and he’s not about to be taken for a ride.

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Myanmar’s very own Walt Disney brings legends to life

Five years ago artist Htet Lin Aung could only dream of becoming an animator. Now he is well on his way to making his ambition a reality.

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Is the US election result written in the stars? Of course, say Myanmar astrologers

As if Trump didn't have enough counting against him, now he has the planets to contend with as well.

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Awash with colour

For this group of visiting watercolourists, the Monsoon Art Festival turned out to be more monsoon than art.

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A new direction for sculptor with an art of stone

Artist Nann Nann has always been versatile in her creativity. She has delved into painting, sculpture and even performance art, holding exhibitions in Myanmar, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United States, and earning numerous awards from organisations both at home and abroad.

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‘Some say I’m still living in 1988’: Artist returns to pick up the pieces

Seeing a pile of old concrete blocks in the street, the rubble from a renovation job, Htein Lin picked them up and carted them off to his studio. In the same spirit, his exhibition Picking up the Pieces: A Show of Installations, which opens today at the Goethe Villa, is a re-evaluation of things that did not quite attract enough attention the first time round.

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Celebrity cribs: R Zarni and One’s renovated mansion

The white three-storey house behind its carpet of green is elegant and welcoming. I was visiting R Zarni, his wife, former model One and their son Phit Phit Tone at home – that is, 58A Kabar Aye Pagoda Road.

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