The festival may be back, but it's no repeat

By Ooi Kok Chuen

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It’s the middle of the year again, and that means George Town Festival time. The budget is bigger, the programme is more packed, and the outreach is further. We dare you not to find something that you love.The George Town Festival is back! Mark down the dates, from June 7 to July 7, when the streets and arts centres of Penang will resonate with scintillating sights and sounds celebrating creative life!Two new major foreign acts – Sutra ( June 29-30)...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.