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George Town Festival 2017 Exhibitions

George Town Festival 2017 Exhibitions

George Town Festival Whiteaways Arcade Exhibitions, Until Sept 3rd 2017Of the twenty-plus art exhibitions happening during this year’s George Town Festival, five of them are within the Whiteaways Arcade, and so can be visited all in an hour or two. The temporary galleries, although small, make a good temporary use of the empty lots in this heritage building, and if you haven’t explored the building before, the exhibitions are a very good [Read More...]
Penang bridge closes lanes for maintenance works 22Aug2017 – 21Aug2018

Penang bridge closes lanes for maintenance works 22Aug2017 – 21Aug2018

The slow and emergency lanes on the first Penang Bridge will be closed for one year due to maintenance works. Operator PLUS Malaysia Berhad said the lanes will be closed for six months on one side and another six months on the other side starting this August 22. PLUS chief operations officer Mohammad Fuad Khusairi said the closure of the lanes is to facilitate scheduled maintenance works on the bridge’s stay cables. “The stay cables are [Read More...]
Penang Events (Fri, 18 August – Thu, 24 August)

Penang Events (Fri, 18 August – Thu, 24 August)

NGC The Largest Food Fair & Carnival 2017 19Aug GTF2017: BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY by Jimmy Nelson 28Jul – 27Aug Plant Clinic and a talk about Types of Tea 19Aug Wayang di SINKEH July-September 2017 O For The Wings of a Dove 22Aug GTF2017: MALAY MUSIC IN THE PARK 18, 25 Aug The Teng Ensemble @ GEORGETOWN 18&19Aug Live Band @ The Shed Every Evening! The Canteen At ChinaHouse August 2017 Schedule GTF2017: KONSERT [Read More...]
Calming the Mind, Invigorating the Body: Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga

Calming the Mind, Invigorating the Body: Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga

Penang offers a plethora of opportunities to try the ancient mind-body practices of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga, each one of them both invigorating for the body and calming for the mind.  Armenian Park Tai ChiTai Chi, originally an ancient Chinese martial art, is usually practiced these days as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of slow circular, stretching, and balance movements accompanied by deep breathing. John Hanna [Read More...]
Penang Events (Fri, 11 August – Thu, 17 August)

Penang Events (Fri, 11 August – Thu, 17 August)

GTF2017: BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY by Jimmy Nelson 28Jul – 27Aug GTF2017: SPACE OF TIME – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ARTS FORUM 28Jul – 27Aug GTF2017: Elena Calori’s “Paintings From The Sea” 29Jul – 3Sep Affordable Art by Senior Artists 12-27 Aug Kid’s Workshop: Wooden Toys (Kidults welcome!) by Kangblabla 15-29 Aug Hin Pop-Up 2.0 themed “Tukang” 12&13Aug Hin Sunday Pop-up [Read More...]
Water Supply Interruption Southern Penang Island 12Aug2017

Water Supply Interruption Southern Penang Island 12Aug2017

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