Penang Dance Day, Tuesday May 1st 2018

International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, organised by UNESCO every year on 29th April, the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet. The day aims to encourage participation and education in dance through events and festivals held on the date all over the world. Here in Penang, the […]

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Tales from Amma’s Kitchen, 11th – 13th May, 2018

Theatre is important. It is a universal cultural phenomenon that exists in almost every society in the world, and Big Nose Productions has made sure that the people of Penang, get their fair share of this magical art form. Big Nose Productions has successfully amused so many people for many years, and its success is […]

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Shakespeare Demystified: Romeo & Juliet, May 3rd-6th 2018

We have written about the KL Shakespeare Players (KLSP) Shakespeare Demystified series before on Penang Free Sheet. We love them! Designed to engage and enlighten school and university students, we find their interpretations of Shakespeare’s works both engaging and illuminating performances as adults too. In their sixth consecutive year in Penang, KLSP are bringing one […]

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Penaigre-o-Rama, A Celebration of Vinyl and Vintage, April 21st 2018

Contemporary Arts Centre complex Hin Bus Depot will be given over to a one day celebration of vinyl records and all things vintage on Saturday April 21st, in conjunction “World Record Store Day” which recognises independent record stores all over the world with parties, in-store performances and special releases. KL-based vinyl record collective Diskosantan will […]

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Character Types, Until April 28th 2018

In certain cultures, the written word is the ruler of all art forms. The way the characters interact, and their shapes, may represent the personality of the writer or even the moral timbre of a society. Languages have enjoyed such privileged status in the arts throughout history. In their early works, Picasso and Braque used […]

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