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FEATURE
Aug 2017

Chance Decides at The Italian Restaurant

Mark your calendars for a play like no other.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Incubating the Innovative

Startups are a challenging business, but with creativity and determination – and a little bit of help – dreams can be achieved.

COVER STORY
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

FEATURE
Jul 2016

A Pulsating Play that is a Stroll of Rediscovery

Pearl of the Eastern & Oriental promises audiences an enchanting story.

COVER STORY
Nov 2015

The ringgit and sen of festivals

They draw crowds and provide a platform for local talents, but just how economically beneficial are festivals?

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

The tourists keep coming!

We examine the mobility of tourists in Penang.

FEATURE
Aug 2015

Romancing Penang’s Ferry

All aboard! Butterworth Fringe Festival casts off with much promise.

COVER STORY
Jun 2015

Butterworth beckons A bright future awaits East Penang

Stepchild no more: Butterworth wants to climb out of George Town's shadow. We find out how it could do just that.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Apr 2015

Penang’s economy in 2015: Growth continues, but more slowly

As we enter the second quarter, we take a look at what's affecting the Penang economy.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Nov 2014

A personal experience at GTF

Kee Thuan Chye recounts his role in George Town Festival.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital art to promote heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2012

George Town's "Mr Festival"

George Town Festivel director Joe Siek has speaks on how far now-iconic festival has come.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2010

Evolution of a museum

Can arts and sciences be more relevant to lay Penangites? The director of USM'S Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah certainly thinks so.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2009

Penang art: Chance, renewal and sustenance

The Penang art scene is an aging one. The time has come for a renaissance.