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The Man Who Planted Trees, September 27th & 28th 2018

A heartwarming environmental tale brought to life by playful puppetry, The Man Who Planted Trees was a great success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and is soon coming to Penang. This multi-award winning adaptation by the Puppet State Theatre Company of French author Jean Giono’s classic 1953 allegorical tale is aimed  at adults and children alike, […]

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Jazz @ penangpac 2, September 22nd 2018

Following its hugely successful first Jazz@penangpac in June of this year, the Penang Jazz Society, and its flagship ensemble the Big Band of Penang (BBoP), return with Jazz@penangpac 2 on Saturday September 22nd. Headlining the evening, BBoP, which has recently performed in the 10th Thailand International Jazz Conference, Taipei Big Band Madness and the USM Music Festival will […]

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Touch of Palette Knife, Until October 31st 2018

Loo Hooi Nam, a self-taught artist from Kedah, and an expert in painting with just a palette knife has a solo exhibition running at the G Art Gallery in G Hotel Gurney, “Touch of Palette Knife” until the end of October which includes over a dozen of his works. Mr. Loo allows the shape, colour, […]

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The Moscow Circus, September 13th-30th 2018

The Russians have always been known for doing circus better than any other nation, and luckily for us here in Malaysia, the Moscow Circus has come to town! Recently opened in KL, the circus is on an 8-month 10-city tour of Malaysia, and will be in Penang from September 13th until 30th, erecting their 2,700 […]

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Voices of Penang Philharmonic, September 8th & 9th 2018

Voices of Penang Philharmonic is a choir of 35 enthusiastic choristers between the ages of 16 and 30. Re-established in January 2017 under new choral leadership, the singers aim to impart youthful vibrancy and to celebrate the beauty of choral music. Coming up in September are two back-to-back concerts, with similar repertoire of  sacred and modern […]

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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 – they are all blindfolded and covered […]

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