Universiti Sains Malaysia’s School of the Arts is holding an annual Research Innovation Towards Integration and Sustainability (RINTIS) Arts Graduation Showcase by its final year students. Expect theatrical performances such as Dua Tiga Kucing Berlari and Mulan The Musical, as well as music performances and fine art exhibitions. Visit Rintis’s social media sites for the full listing.



Chow down on some of the best traditional treats available at Bagan Festival @ Butterworth Art Walk – Ramadan Bazaar. There will be loads of festive food and cultural performances aimed to bring the community closer to local arts and culture.


No two shows are the same when it comes to an improv comedy. Catch Penang Players Improv Club live at the newly opened Folklore by the Sea theatre.

  • Date: May 9
  • Time: 7pm
  • Venue: 59a, Chew Jetty
  • Ticket Price: RM20
  • Contact: +6011 2621 0769 (Leon)
  • Website:



Jammin’ Senzation’s 12th annual concert returns with an eclectic array of rock performances, from radio classics to soundtracks. Adding colour to the concert are an LED Tron dance performance and guest performances by the Penang Jazz Ensemble, led by Jerome Quah.


Contribute to the differently abled community (and your palate) at the Eden Handicap Service Centre’s annual Charity Food Fair. The fair aims to raise funds to benefit people with disabilities in the community, and features various stalls selling a variety of home-cooked food, hawker fare, treats from a host of different cuisines, souvenirs, handicraft and much more.


Lace up your trainers because the Province Wellesley Run is back and will test your endurance. Get to know the other side of Penang by running through the charming Butterworth! Expect a finisher’s medal, T-shirt, goodie bags, an e-certificate, lucky draw and light refreshments. Register early to avoid disappointment.


When another whale dies after eating too many plastic snacks, Mother Earth challenges a brilliant team of students to save the planet from plastic pollution. One Minute To Midnight is an eco-musical comedy written by Nancy Jenster, directed by Fa Abdul and choreographed by Aida Redza. Suitable for five-year-olds and above.

  • Dates and times: May 3 and 5 at 8pm; May 5 at 3pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Ticket Price: RM50
  • Contact: +604899 1722/2722
  • Website:

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