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Grit and Grace, Until September 2nd

S.C. Shekar, a renowned photojournalist, has his latest exhibition ‘Grit and Grace; The Grandeur of Monochrome Malaysia’ in the George Town Festival this year, and it is undoubtedly worth a visit. Over his 30 year career he has published 25 books, and has worked in many countries.The exhibition is designed to be a celebration of […]

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Kisah Pulau Pinang, 18th, 19th & 26th August 2018

Ombak-Ombak Art Studio is a collective of multi-ethnic artists and producers who mount contemporary performances projecting Malaysian identity and creativity. One of their most popular productions, Kisa Pulau Pinang (the Penang Story) debuted last year at George Town Festival. This year it is back again in case you missed it,  and with a second part […]

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Kaxabu! Circus, August 18th-19th 2018

Thunar Circus, a well respected troupe in Taiwan, will be bringing one of their latest performances to George Town during this years festival. ‘Kaxabu: A Language No Longer Spoken?’ grapples with issues of identity and marginalised cultures in the modern age. The Kaxabu people are an indigenous tribe of Taiwan, living in the central plains […]

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Joanne Kam : La La Lian, August 10th & 11th 2018

Malaysia’s stand-up comedians are a talented and gutsy group of people, using the stage to take on the Malaysian religious and political establishment while keeping the audience falling off their seats with laughter. One of the top practitioners of the craft is also one of the only Malaysian female comedians, Joanne Kam. She is back […]

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