by Maygan Ong Zhi Hui “It’s not going to be just another cookbook.” – Nazlina Hussin Laksa is undeniably one of the delicacies that represent Penang. To mention its unique, savoury taste is enough to make one’s mouth water. This month, laksa lovers all over the world are in for a treat! Nazlina Hussin’s new book The Fierce Aunty’s No-Nonsense Guide to the Perfect Laksa is the perfect addition to your read. The book encompasses not just laksa recipes, but also detailed instructions on how to make theContinue Reading “This book is for all the LAKSA lovers out there”

Saw Teong Hin tried his hand at adapting Hang Tuah’s story using the ancient martial arts form. Many know of silat as a traditional martial arts form that belongs to the Malay civilization. To think of it as a theatrical performance piece is rather rare but in the hands of acclaimed director Saw Teong Hin (Puteri Gunung Ledang), it became a vehicle to showcase the most epic bromance known to Malaysians – the friendship between Hang Tuah and Hang Jebat. Saw Teong Hin’s “Silat –Continue Reading “Legendary tale of Hang Tuah gets a new spin”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 4)”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 3)”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 2)”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 1)”

Emily at Emerald Hill was shown in Town Hall during George Town Festival 2010. George Town Festival, one of the major ASEAN arts festivals in Malaysia, is organised by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd. The standing ovation is rare in Melbourne, and reserved for the very best performances. This production has moved Australian audiences in such a profound way, and it’s very deserving.” – Melbourne Festival “A damn good piece of theatre.” – TODAY “A dizzying engagement with the androgyny of identity. It was impossibleContinue Reading “Emily Portrayed by three for george town festival”