Events

Music

Those who grew up listening to the timeless melodies of the late Teresa Teng will have the opportunity to relive this experience in Teresa Teng The Musical. The two-hour musical focuses on the Taiwanese singer’s sentimental hits and the different phases of her life. Teng, who died after an asthma attack in 1995 at the age of 42, performed at Dewan Sri Pinang 38 years ago.

  • Date: September 6
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Fee:Dewan Sri Pinang
  • Ticket prices: RM220, RM180 and RM100
  • Contact: +6012 2686 959
  • Website: teresatengthemusical@gmail.com

Sports

Skimboarding in Penang? Who would have thought! The Penang International Skimboarding Competition 2016 gathers the thriving community of skimboarders in the region. Watch wave-riding skimboarders perform a variety of surface and air manoeuvres with the waves.


Film

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) 2016 will make its Penang run this month. JFF promises an eclectic slate of cinematic offerings including crowd-pleasing blockbusters, rib-tickling comedies, trophy magnets and the quintessential arthouse gem.

  • Date: September 15-18
  • Venue:GSC Gurney Plaza
  • Ticket price: RM8
  • Contact: +6012 719 2021 (Tristan)
  • Email: www.jfkl.org.my

Charity

Do your part for the visually impaired community by supporting the I Can See Clearly Now Charity Concert. The concert, organised by St. Nicholas’ Home, features music by Fred Cheah and Friends, Stellar Daze, Sax Quartet, Pearl Dancers and St. Nicholas’ Band and Blind Musicians.

  • Date: September 10
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Ticket prices: RM30, RM50
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Website: www.penangpac.org

Theatre

If you’re looking for a classic by Tennesee William, head on to penangpac to watch the pure poetry of Tennessee Williams’ classic masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie. Follow the journey of a mother who refuses to let go of her past, a sister who shelters herself in fantasy, and a brother suffocating under the weight of his obligations to them both. Seventy years after its creation, The Glass Menagerie still grips the hearts and minds of anyone willing to receive it.

  • Date: September 22-24
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Ticket prices: RM45, RM35
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Website: www.penangpac.org

Theatre

BLACK BOX EXPERIMENTS (BBX) is a platform for local theatre talents to showcase their skills in a black box theatre. Come and support budding talents and rising stars, and experience the wonders and thrills of a live performance.

  • Date: September 6 and 8
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Ticket: RM10 (by donation)
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Website: www.penangpac.org

Workshop

Come spend some time getting to know monkeys! The Penang Laogao, Monkeys! workshop is a fun and educational workshop about monkeys in Penang. Expect storytelling, educational sessions and a photography and art exhibition. Admission is free.

  • Date: September 10
  • Time: 10am
  • Venue: Tropical Spice Garden
  • Contact:+6018 409 0180 (Joleen)
  • Email: camelwhite0918@gmail.com



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