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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
Jul 2017

Voicing George Town’s Many Mores

George Town World Heritage Day is held to understand – and celebrate – local culture.

FOOTPRINTS
Jan 2017

Imagined Communities, Real Women

Captivating stories of Malaysian women in history are gradually being told.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

The Word and the World (Part Two)

Post World War II Malaysia – including Penang – bursts with literary work.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

A Pulsating Play that is a Stroll of Rediscovery

Pearl of the Eastern & Oriental promises audiences an enchanting story.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Hospital that Puts Fun into Patient Care

At the National Taiwan University Hospital, smiles come first.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

Filming the Intangible

The Kaki Lima Short Film Competition seeks to capture Penang's rich intangible heritage.

PROFILE
Oct 2015

Living hyphenated

Malaysian-Australian writer, poet, musician and spoken word artist Omar Musa talks about identity and art.

FEATURE
Apr 2015

Does Malaysia’s animation industry have a future?

Ch'ng Chin Chin explores Malaysia's animation industry by talking to the experts.

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.

PHOTO ESSAY
Aug 2014

The beat of our souls: Kuda Kepang and the spiritual self

It is a well-touted symbol of Malaysian culture. Complex, spiritual and mystical, the rhythmic Kuda Kepang is captured in photos.

COVER STORY
Feb 2014

Letting little things talk

Tan Twan Eng The man who paints with words

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Tropfest comes to Penang

Penang gears up to host, for the first time in this part of the world, Tropfest South East Asia. 

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

FEATURE
Mar 2013

Teeming, Tranquil Hanoi

Hanoi, where ancient and modern history live side by side.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Visualising the Poverty Line

Photographer Stefen Chow examines what it truly means to be poor.

FEATURE
Jul 2011

Rivers of Tears

Ombak-Ombak ARTStudio pays tribute to Penang’s notoriously filthy rivers and uncovers their history through the community.

FEATURE
Nov 2010

Stories to stir the soul

The inaugural pinks Festival was held recently, reminding us of the power and importance of storytelling.

FEATURE
Sep 2010

Putting Penang’s waterfronts to work

There is much untapped potential in Penang’s waterfronts.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2010

Birdmen of Penang

Penang’s bird artists lament the decrease in the island’s bird population.

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