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To Biennale or Not To Biennale (Part II)

By Sunitha Janamohanan (2610 words, 30-minute read) This is the second of a two-part essay on origins and rise of  biennales within the context of Malaysia’s aspirations for a world-class international visual art mega-exhibition. Read Part I here.  Part II…

To Biennale or Not To Biennale (Part I)

By Sunitha Janamohanan (2900 words, 30-minute read)   This is the first of a two-part essay on origins and rise of  biennales within the context of Malaysia’s aspirations for a world-class international visual art mega-exhibition. Read Part II here.  Part…

16 – 22 Jan 2017: Malaysia

Gaslight Cafe presents Alena Murang, 17 Jan, 9pm Gaslight Cafe at Bukit Damansara shines the spotlight on young Bornean singer-songwriter Alena Murang, whose debut EP, Flight, was released last year. A graduate from the music programme at LASALLE College of the…

19 – 25 Dec: Malaysia

RICHARD III 《理查三世》by The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat 22 – 25 Dec Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre In Mandarin with English and Mandarin surtitles, this rendition of Shakespeare’s historical classic about the ruthless and ambitious Richard III celebrates the 400th anniversary…

12 – 18 Dec 2016: Malaysia

Axiomatic by Asia Duo Dance Company Damansara Performing Arts Centre, 16 – 18 Dec Two award winning dancer-choreographers Fairul Zahid (from KL, Malaysia) & Yachao Zhu (from Beijing, China) show their work together on this night of contemporary dance. More…

5 -11 Dec 2016: Malaysia

 5 – 12 Decem Kemandirian Seni Persembahan di Pulau Pinang (Independence of the Performing Arts in Penang), 6 De 2016, George Town, Penang. Culture can be defined from various perspectives: it is a way of life that arises from and…

28 Nov – 4 Dec 2016: Malaysia

Talk Prof. Dr. Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof: Kelantan Shadow Play: Some Challenges, 29 Nov, KL Following a brief introduction to the Kelantan shadow play, principally in terms of dramatic content, this lecture will touch upon socio-political as well as religious issues surrounding…

Don’t Say Cheese: Interchange

By Kathy Rowland (988 words, 10-minute read) Spoiler Alert: If you want to enjoy Interchange in all its suspenseful glory, watch the film before you read this review. The 27th Singapore International Film Festival opened last week with the Asian…

21 – 27 Nov: Malaysia

  The State of Humanity: An Evening with AC Grayling, 22 Nov 2016, Bobo Kuala Lumpur Our world is in turmoil again: and yet there has also been great progress in the state of humankind over the last four centuries….