PenangPac’s Curtains Rise Once More

By Pan Yi Chieh

August 2020 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
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Actors in performance during The Ice Kacang Project.
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LAST JULY, the PenangPac warmly welcomed back its patrons for its first post-pandemic live show, The Ice Kacang Project. The lobby, which was leaden with silence over the MCO period, was bustling again, filled with people who are eager for some much needed laughter.Almost RM48,000 in donations have been raised since June.The performing art centre keeps a busy schedule, but this was upended last March by the Covid-19. Instead of marketing new performances, the team found themselves posting announcements of...

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Pan Yi Chieh

is a research analyst at Penang Institute who was born in Taiwan but now lives in Penang. She is proud to be nurtured by the two beautiful islands she regards as home.