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The Italian Restaurant, August 26th & 27th, 2017

The Italian Restaurant is an existential tale telling of a chance meeting between a woman and a man in a restaurant and the forging of their destinies as their hearts become entwined. Provocative symbolism and metaphor creates the tranquil yet chaotic forward momentum for the story, forcing the audience to interpret the unique performance and choreography. […]

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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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