An Evening at Clove Hall, December 18th 2016

Clove Hall is a private Edwardian Anglo-Malay bungalow,  that has been beautifully renovated and now operates as a small hotel on the outskirts of George Town. Not normally open to the public, we have a rare opportunity to spend an elegant evening there on Sunday December 18th. Ensemble Koschka, a chamber ensemble consisting of four […]

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Family Christmas Concert, December 22nd and 23rd 2016

The annual Christmas concert of the Actors Studio Chorus and Orchestra at penangpac is always a popular event, and tickets are already selling fast. Around 60 singers from penangpac’s resident choir will perform this year, accompanied by a small orchestra composed of hand-picked top quality musicians from Penang. Every year, the choir and orchestra regale […]

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George Town Literary Festival – 25th-27th November

This coming weekend sees Penang host its 6th edition of the George Town Literary Festival. With panelists, writers, moderators, poets, filmmakers and performers coming from all over the world, Penang has never had such depth and quality promoting the literary arts. Inspired by the Welsh word “hiraeth”, the festival’s theme aims to discuss and explore […]

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European Union Film Festival, November 3rd-9th

For seventeen years now, every year the European Union Film Festival has been bringing a selection of films to Malaysia. A rare chance to see something other than the usual big budget crowd-pleasing block busters on the big screen, this year’s festival will run in Penang at Gurney Plaza’s GSC cinemas from November 3rd until 9th. […]

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Night at the Cemetery, October 30th

Every last weekend of the month, local history and heritage expert Clement Liang gives an entertaining and informative guided tour of the Protestant Cemetery on Northam Road (Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah). The cemetery houses the graves of some of the most important people in the early  history of George Town, including the founder of the European settlement […]

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River Tale, 10th October – 5th November

Get to The Art Gallery in Pulau Tikus before the 5th November to view Calvin Chua’s 9th solo exhibition, River Tale. Winner of the 1986 Malaysian Young Contemporaries Award, Chua has exhibited prolifically since then including Art Expo Malaysia in 2013, as well as being included in the Henry Butcher Auction in 2012 and The […]

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