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PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2017

A Nourishing Canvas

Food is a natural fixation for many artists.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

George Town Festival at a Crossroads

Now in its eighth year, Penang's festival of the arts has come a long way.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

Letting Classical Music Bond

Cultural exchange takes place through orchestra visits.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

A Venue for a Culture City

For 45 years, Dewan Sri Pinang has played host to a myriad of events and functions.

EVENTS
Jan 2017

Events

Events January 2017

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Three Who Found the Call of Music Irresistible

Turning one’s passion into a career is a bold step few of us dare take.

COVER STORY
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Musica Sinfonietta– Born of Penang’s Cultural Bosom

Penang's youngest orchestra was formed by a passionate few.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Where Students Return to be Teachers

At SMJK Sacred Heart, dedicated teachers inspire future generations of the school.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

The path not taken

Find out what happens to three of Penang's former stars after the final curtain falls.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

One country’s Merdeka is another’s damage control

To gain a fuller insight into Malaysia’s attainment of independence, we need to look at the adjacent puzzle pieces as well.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2015

So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repack

A tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/ Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushes the envelope.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

#jesuischarlie: Will the real Charlie please stand up?

Paris-based Penangite Bram Tan explores the identity behind Charlie, in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting.

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.

COVER STORY
Sep 2014

Making federalism REAL

If we can strike the right balance with federalism, we may just be able to strengthen Malaysia. But where and how should we start?

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Penang – A future centre for classical music in Asia?

Now newly housed on Lebuh Pitt, the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra brings exciting sounds to the city.

PROFILE
Feb 2014

Up close with Lat

Malaysia's icon talks about kampung living and the importance of intermingling.

REVIEW
Dec 2013

An Operetta on Masked Revenge

Sweet sounds of Strauss come to Penang.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Ending Child Soldiering in Myanmar

All is not well in the state of Myanmar, as children are still being recruited as soldiers.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2013

Asian Financial Crisis Act II?

The parallels in the macroeconomic sphere between the mid-1990s and today are eerily similar. Will we see a repeat of the 1997 financial crisis?