Buzzing: Weibird Wei gig next month

Natalie Ong.
Natalie Ong.

Weibird Wei gig next month

Feted Taiwanese singer- songwriter Weibird Wei performs at Shanghai Dolly on Nov 26. Tickets for the gig from $78 go on sale today via weibird2016live

James Taylor to play at Star Theatre

Singer-songwriter James Taylor, 68, returns to Singapore for a show on Feb 21 at The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre. Tickets from $98 go on sale on Friday via Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to

Julie Andrews in new TV show

Actress Julie Andrews, 81, is making her first television series in more than a decade. She is working with the creators of the Muppets on Julie's Greenroom, a series to air first on Netflix. She will play Ms Julie, a kind of Mary Poppins character who helps a group of puppet children or "Greenies" to put on a show.

Singapore-born student in final three of X Factor show

Singapore-born student Natalie Ong, 15, has advanced to the final three positions in the Under-22s group of contestants on The X Factor Australia, aired on Sunday. Based in Melbourne, she has been wowing judges with her powerhouse vocals and is to perform in the live shows in the next round.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 18, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe