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O For The Wings of a Dove, August 22nd 2017

The Choir of Gonville and Caius College Chapel, Cambridge,  is one of the UK’s leading collegiate choirs. The twenty-four singers and two organ scholars perform a wide range of sacred and secular choral music spanning the centuries. We are fortunate to have them perform a concert of sacred music for us here in Penang, as […]

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Butterworth Fringe Festival, August 12th-13th 2017

The Butterworth Fringe Festival is an annual event that first occurred in 2015 during that year’s George Town festival. It is a public and free street event celebrating art, heritage and culture, aiming to promote the development of both local and international art and putting the spotlight on the mainland Penang community of Butterworth.  In […]

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The Teng Ensemble, August 18th & 19th 2017

The Chinese character 鼟 (teng) is an untranslatable word for a sound similar to that of a drum. The Teng Ensemble’s music is similarly difficult to characterise, intended to be contemporary, innovative, visionary, urban, and a blend of East and West, old and new, much like the city of Singapore from which the group hails. […]

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Macam-Macam Asean, 29th-30th July 2017

In its first week, the George Town Festival starts with a bang. Part of the line-up includes Macam-Macam Asean, an arts and crafts market packed with entertainment. What better way to celebrate South-East Asia’s amalgam of culture and heritage than with a locally produced smorgasbord of creative products, modern twists on traditional performing arts and […]

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The RLT Players, May 12th, 13th and 20th 2017

The RLT Players are a group of dedicated actors from Dalat International School who perform short dramatic sketches in the format of dramatic storytelling.   Founded by  Dalat Drama writer and director Mark W. Sasse, the RLT Players’ has been performing at penangpac since 2011, with diverse original productions ranging from side-splitting comedy to poignant drama, using, […]

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