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Celebrate nostalgia with an eye on the future

It is necessary to document and celebrate heritage, but the more pressing question is how one should move on from there

Singapore's largest and longest-running live Mandopop music venue, Shanghai Dolly in Clarke Quay, closed after marking its last hurrah during the weekend.
Singapore's largest and longest-running live Mandopop music venue, Shanghai Dolly in Clarke Quay, closed after marking its last hurrah during the weekend.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

I still remember the Ghost-To-Ghost Hookup.

No, it's not a euphemism for a kinky brand of occultism. Nor is it a dating app for people with commitment issues.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 17, 2018, with the headline 'Celebrate nostalgia with an eye on the future'. Subscribe