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Seniloka Art Festival, December 9th-10th 2017

Penang has a brand new arts festival, and it is all about celebrating local culture and creativity. Supported by MBPP and Think City, and curated and managed by local arts groups Roots Fest, Localhouz and Literaseni, the intent is for Seniloka Art Festival to become an annual event, and one which is accessible for Penang’s working class […]

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Ten Days Three Festivals – November 24th until December 3rd 2017

2017 marks the sixth anniversary of Penang’s annual “Ten Days Three Festivals” season, a veritable relay race of festivals. First off the starting line is the George Town Literary Festival (GTLF), which will be held from November 24th until November 26th. Since its launch in 2011, it has developed into one of the most important […]

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Next Level, 1st & 2nd September 2017

Next Level is theatre as reimagined by the millennial generation. The third full-length multimedia production by America’s Voyeur Theatre Collective, like those before it, combines aspects of rave culture, cinema, performance art, screen and image-based storytelling, to resonate with the lives of young people who might otherwise find theatre a bore.    The show stems from the […]

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Penang Street Food Festival, 1st & 2nd September 2017

The folks who brought us the first Penang International Food Festival in April of this year are back, this time with two days dedicated to Penang’s favourite cuisine, Street Food. The earlier festival lasted two weeks, and was dedicated to food of the past, present and future (see here: http://penangfreesheet.my/penang-international-food-festival-april-15th-30th-2017/). This time, the organisers are focusing […]

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