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Movies 29 Dec 2018 | 11:54 PM

Ringo Lam, Hong Kong director of 'City On Fire', dead at 63

Hong Kong director Ringo Lam, who made iconic 1980s films like 'City On Fire', 'Prison On Fire', and 'Aces Go Places IV', has died. He was 63.

Arts 09 Jan 2019 | 1:00 PM

From stamps to shells: Chang Yoong Chia's 20-year career survey at National Art Gallery

The transformative potential of found objects are explored in Chang Yoong Chia’s Second Life at the National Arts Gallery

Books 18 Jan 2019 | 8:10 PM

Poet Mary Oliver reminded us what Earth is meant to look like

Pulitzer-winning poet Mary Oliver died on Jan 17, leaving behind a legacy of works rooted deeply in the natural world.

Music 30 Jan 2019 | 11:50 AM

Grammy-winning singer James Ingram dies at 66

James Ingram, a Grammy winner known for his soulful R&B hits, has died, his friends and colleagues said Tuesday (Jan 29). He was 66 years old.

Music 31 Jan 2019 | 6:00 AM

James Ingram defined the grown-up romance of quiet storm R&B

James Ingram, who died Wednesday, will always be remembered best for his remarkable love songs – which were as sophisticated as they were deeply felt.

Music 05 Mar 2019 | 9:04 AM

Farewell, Firestarter: The Prodigy vocalist Keith Flint dead at 49

Keith Flint, The Prodigy frontman whose vocals helped push the British electronic group to the mainstream, has died. He was 49.

Books 22 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Gene Wolfe: The unknown Sci-Fi grandmaster

He was an author’s author, beloved by his fellow science fiction and fantasy writers, yet most people haven’t heard of him.

Books 24 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Manga writer Kazuo Koike, who influenced directors like Quentin Tarantino, dies

Manga writer Kazuo Koike, who died April 17, was best known for 'Lone Wolf And Cub', a samurai series that debuted in 1970 with art by Goseki Kojima.

Movies 30 Apr 2019 | 11:47 AM

'Boyz N The Hood', '2 Fast 2 Furious' director John Singleton dead at 51

John Singleton, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed 'Boyz N The Hood' about young men struggling in a gang-ridden LA neighbourhood, died on Apr 29 at age 51, days after he suffered a stroke.

Movies 03 May 2019 | 7:34 AM

Original Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies at 74

Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, has died. Mayhew’s family said in a statement Thursday that he died at his home in Texas on Tuesday. He was 74. No cause was given.