Reviews of current and coming shows and events in Penang.

Jazz Showcase #3, September 14th & 15th 2019

Good news: the third instalment of Jazz Showcase is set to return to Penang on 14th and 15th September 2019 at penangpac. This edition will see the unprecedented collaboration of Malaysia’s leading jazz band, The WVC Malaysian Jazz Ensemble, and the local Big Band of...

Reformation, Saturday August 24th 2019

Globally-acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough is in Penang this weekend to play with the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra. Hough will be performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor. It is a dramatic, dark composition which Beethoven wrote during the period when he...

Animal Companion, Until October 31st 2019

Currently there is a stunning ensemble of animal related art from Ryan Ng adorning the walls of the G Hotel Art Gallery until 31st October 2019. Ryan Ng, though only 19 years of age and just starting university, has already developed his skill level to extraordinary...

FACES by Khoo Sui Hoe, July 27th – August 25th 2019

Enter the Daiichi Art Space and you'll find yourself stared at by a plethora of small faces. FACES, the new exhibition of paintings by Khoo Sui Hoe, is, well, what the title might lead you to believe: a lot of paintings of a lot of faces. But there is something...