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Annual Harvest Festival, 2nd October 2016

On 25th September 2016, Best Coast Brew Distribution, bringing in craft beer from Coronado Brewing Company in America, was hosted by Gusto Cafe in Penang’s first Annual Harvest Festival. Judging by the roaring success on the 25th, Penangites are eagerly awaiting its follow up on Sunday 2nd October 2016. Drinking from 12 noon is always fun, […]

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moved-by-padi

Moved by Padi, August 27-28

Honouring green swaths of paddy might seem to be clutching at straws as a basis for a performance act. But, if you think about it, it holds more meaning than may appear at first glance. In East and Southeast Asia, paddy fields and their crop – rice – are an integral part of the region’s […]

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Chekara, Jalal y Gabaldon (2)

Chekara, August 19th and 20th

Chekara combines flamenco dance with the Andalusian music of Morocco known as al-ala, which originated in the courts of Seville, Granada and Córdoba during the Golden Age of Al-Andalus (9th-13th centuries)- a time when Muslims, Christians and Jews coexisted in southern Spain. With its haunting tunes, rhythmic beats, and passionate voices, Chekara preserves the rich […]

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Liar's Walk

George Town – A Liar’s Walk – August 15th

George Town’s historical and architectural heritage is best discovered on guided walking tours, of which one of our favourites is the George Town Night Trail (see https://penangfreesheet.wordpress.com/2016/04/11/george-town-night-trail/). Last year, during George Town festival, we had the opportunity to experience another great walking tour – A Liar’s Walk. Fortunately for us, this year again We Are Artists […]

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Love:Joy:Peace – Sacred Music Concert – August 7th

This concert of sacred music will take place, appropriately enough, in the beautiful Church of the Assumption, and will raise funds for its ongoing restoration. The Messenger Choir will perform music from the Baroque era up until the  Contemporary period, including some pieces from Asian and New Zealand composers. There will be solos, duets, chamber choir, female choir, male […]

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