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FEATURE
Jul 2017

Who’s Afraid of Bad Wolves?

A community development platform seeks to draw out the artist in Penangites.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Party like it’s 1899

Party like it’s 1899 With its Persian roots, Ghazal Party once captured hearts in Seberang Perai.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Mar 2016

Lessons from Journey to the West

Although now 400 years old, the Chinese satire remains resonant.

FEATURE
Aug 2015

P. Ramlee: A Penang superstar

As P. Ramlee The Musical heads to our shores, we unravel the tumultuous life of the visionary man.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Making movies of the people, by the people and for the people

Kickstarting 2015 is a new experimental project by cinematographer and Tropfest South East Asia judge Christopher Doyle and upcoming director Jenny Suen.

PROFILE
Jan 2015

The Art of Sonny Liew

From drawing for fun to drawing for Marvel, Malaysian Sonny Liew has carved a colourful career in the world of comics.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Kyogen : An awesome tradition seeking a future

Penang was given a taste of the 600-year- old Japanese traditional theatre during George Town Festival. Julia Tan speaks to master kyogen actor Mansai Nomura about his art.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Highlights of George Town Festival 2014

We take a look at what worked (and what didn't) at George Town Festival 2014.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Hai Ki Xin Lor: Acknowledging Penang Hokkien

This August, famed local director Saw Teong Hin promises a dramatic close to the George Town Festival with Hokkien play Hai Ki Xin Lor.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

A worthy dozen at the esplanade

Here's a recap of Tropfest South East Asia.

FEATURE
Feb 2014

Between light and darkness

We chat with Apichatpong Weerasethakul, acclaimed director, Palme d'Or winner and Tropfest South East Asia's ambassador.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Ecstatic about short + sweet

The world's biggest 10-minute theatre festival makes playwrights out of Penangites.

REVIEW
Dec 2013

An Operetta on Masked Revenge

Sweet sounds of Strauss come to Penang.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Off The Beaten Track in Hong Kong

Hong Kong still holds plenty of surprises for the jaded traveller.

REVIEW
Dec 2012

Short and Sweet comes to Penang

A festival celebrating freedom of expression through acting and dance.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Keeping it Short + Sweet

Penangpac’s theatre manager Ooi Kee How on organising the Short + Sweet Festival in Penang.

STATES OF REFORM
Sep 2012

Power and The Arts

What role should states play in the arts?

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2012

PENANGPAC-The Latester Venture by Faritah and Joe

The theatre scene comes back to life with the opening of the Performing Arts Centre of Penang.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES