Tales from the Jamban, December 13th-16th 2018

We are big fans of Fa Abdul, who describes herself as “Storyteller. Playwright. Columnist. TV Scriptwriter. Producer. Facebooker. Photographer. Loner.” Her deeply insightful commentaries about the Malaysian psyche are what make her now long-running...

Blind, August 31st & September 1st 2018

Right at the end of this year’s George Town Festival is what looks like one of the most exciting events. ‘Blind’ is a piece of performance art in which dozens of men and women are dressed in business attire and walk around the city, except with a twist –...

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...

Puppets in the Park – August 2018

Throughout this year’s George Town Festival, there are a few series with events in each week. One of the series we think looks both promising and fun is the puppetry series, which will be staged in Armenian Park. There will be four different shows, with three...