Keith Kee's 2016 collection

Penang Fashion Week, April 14th-22nd 2018

Penang Fashion Week returns for its 4th year at Gurney Paragon, and with 26 runway shows from 16 local and international designers will once again offer us a fine overview of the creative and diverse local fashion scene. The designers will parade their newest creations on a catwalk specially constructed in Gurney Paragon’s Atrium. Although for […]

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Songkran Water Festival Penang, 13th April 2018

Songkran, also known as the Thai Water Festival, is a traditional Thai Festival to mark the New Year. Is also celebrated in Penang, notably along Lorong Burma in Pulau Tikus, where both the Thai Reclining Buddha temple and the Burmese Temple celebrate with gusto. The now almost-destroyed historic hamlet of Kampong Siam (Thai Village) is nearby; […]

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Choral Favourites Old and New, April 14th 2018

The resident choir at Penang’s performing arts centre, penangpac, The Actors Studio Chorus, seems to grow bigger every year! This April, the concert will feature almost seventy choristers on stage, accompanied as ever by the proficient Actors Studio Orchestra, to perform a repertoire of songs which is guaranteed to appeal to everyone who enjoys a […]

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Kopi + O + Peng, Until April 15th 2018

Artist Khoo Cheang Jin is the President of the Penang Water Colour Society and the co-founder of Penang Urban Sketchers, with whom he can often be seen on Sundays, busy sketching on the streets within the George Town heritage zone. This is his tenth solo exhibition, and he has also participated in many group shows. […]

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mexican film festival

Mexican Film Festival, 2nd – 6th April 2018

After last year’s first ever Mexican Film festival in Penang, movie fans are delighted that the festival is back again this year, from April 2nd until 6th, with screenings every evening at 8pm in penangpac’s Stage 2. Each of the five successful Mexican films will be shown with English subtitles. Movie fans will know that the “Golden […]

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