Dedicated to Tickling Funny Bones

By Louise Goss-Custard

May 2019 FEATURE
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Executed well, comedy is as much an art form as music, dance, theatre and visual arts, requiring passion, inspiration, thoughtfulness and relentless practice to reach peak performance.Justin Heyes.As Penang’s arts environment develops, it is perhaps unsurprising that a nascent stand-up comedy scene is following in its wake. And as with any other form of art, behind the movement lies a small group of dedicated people who are passionate about introducing their art to a wider audience.Justin Heyes, the founder of...

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Louise Goss-Custard

is editor of the Penang Free Sheet (, co-organiser of Open Studios Penang, and a keen flautist who plays with Penang’s best Irish band, the DramBand (www.facebook. com/DramBandPenang) and several local orchestras.