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Other events happening around GTF

Running alongside George Town Festival's line-up of programmes, see what else is happening in the city this August and early September. Click on the images to learn more about each event.

SO SWEET SO FRENCH

1 SEP 2018 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM | ALLIANCE FRANÇAIS DE PENANG

Presentation by French pastry chef Catherine who will share with passion the stories and secrets of French pastry. Be delighted by her homemade pastries to taste along with a cup of tea of coffee in a relaxed atmosphere at AF Penang.

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I Love George Town Run 2018

19 Aug | 6:30AM | First Avenue Mall

Back by popular demand, 1st Avenue Mall will be bringing back I Love George Town Run for the third consecutive year. Join us in this iconic run and be #proudofgeorgetown.

Contact: Michelle Chow (michelle.chow@asiamalls.com.my)

4 DECADES : MASTERWORKS

12 AUG - 6 SEP 2018 | 2:00PM - 5:00PM | 368-4-8, BELLISA ROW, BURMAH ROAD

Lee Long Looi’s artworks contain elements of Chinese/Asian heritage combined with Western art influence, resulting in a style uniquely his own. His paintings are dominated by messages of joy and harmony.

Contact: Ee Lene Tan (eelenetan@gmail.com/012-6041434 )

VINTAGE

3 AUG - 2 NOV 2018 | 10:00AM - 6:00PM | 13, ARMENIAN STREET

By Howard Tan. Combining Art and the vintage collectables.

Contact: Howard Tan (studiohoward88@gmail.com/016-5511428)

DANCING DEVOTEES “A SACRED INTIMACY”

4 AUG 2018 | 8:00PM | STAGE 2, PENANGPAC

Odissi has its own beauty and uniqueness. This Odissi presentation will be Guru Debaparasad Dass “baani” or style and composition by Guru Durga Charan Ranbir - India, Orissa.

Contact: Performing Arts Centre of Penang Penangpac (info@penangpac.org / 04-8991722) | www.penangpac.org

BAI YUN’S CLASSIC SONGS: THE UNCHAINED MELODY OF PENANG

18 AUG 2018 | 8:00PM | STAGE 1, PENANGPAC

This is the first concert by Bai Yun in Penang, presenting everlasting Mandarin, Cantonese and English songs the years of 1960 to 1985.

Contact: Performing Arts Centre of Penang Penangpac (info@penangpac.org / 04-8991722) | www.penangpac.org

SWING TO PENANG WITH ADAM HALL & THE VELVET PLAYBOYS : A SWING JAZZ EXTRAVAGANZA

11 AUG 2018 | E&O HOTEL GRAND BALLROOM | 7:30PM

A 1920s swing jazz party featuring Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys (Australia). Come experience the magic of live music, swing dance performances, and dancing at E&O’s Hotel Grand Ballroom.

Contact: Alex Kronrod (swing2penang@gmail.com) | swing2penang.weebly.com

3RD MALAYSIA ART BIENNALE 2018

3 AUG - 2 SEP 2018 | 1:00PM - 6:00PM | 25, JALAN ARGLL

About 30 established artists from 10 countries will exhibit artworks with the theme “Universal Harmony”.

Contact: Vincent Tai (artepenang@gmail.com/016-4188967) | www.facebook.com/daiichiartspace

24TH “GOLDEN FRONTIER AWARD” SONG COMPOSING COMPETITION

1 SEP 2018 | 4:00PM (SCHOOL CATEGORY), 8:00PM (OPEN CATEGORY) | STAGE 1, PENANGPAC

24th “Golden Frontier Award” Song Composing Competition is one of the largest composing competitions throughout Malaysia. It encourages pushing local song-composing to higher standards.

Contact: Penangpac (info@penangpac.org / 04-8991722) | www.penangpac.org

FACE OF GEORGETOWN: I LOVE PENANG PHOTO EXHIBITION

1 SEP 2018 | 1:00PM | GEORGE TOWN

A Photo Exhibition of 13 photos, and we let the public vote for the best photo. We shoot photos related to George Town’s art, culture, lifestyle, etc. Photos will be used for the 2019 Calendar.

Contact: Lee Kim Ho (jkmd08@hotmail.com /016-4228850) | Facebook

FOOD ART, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY (FAST) CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

16 & 17 AUG 2018 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM (CONFERENCE) | 17 - 19 AUG 2018 | 10:00AM - 6:00PM (EXHIBITION) | THE TOP & TECH DOME, KOMTAR

Learn about food science and technology, manufacturing, regulation policies, F&B business models, and hot topics like IOT and Industry 4.0 in relation to the food industry.

Contact: Mark (mark@techdomepenang.org / 04-2626663)

CALL AND RESPONSE: THE SPACES BETWEEN

18 AUG 2018 | 11:00AM | TROPICAL SPICE GARDEN

Call and Response: The Spaces Between is an artistic encounter between Japan and Malaysia. Presenting a blend of the traditional and the contemporary of Main Teri and Noh Theatre.

Contact: Aida Redza (aida.mohdredza@gmail.com/016-4905878)

PENANG LIAR’S WALK

24-26 AUG 2018 | 6:30PM (LITTLE INDIA) | THE STAR, QUEEN STREET | 8:00PM (STREET ART) | ARMENIAN STREET PARK

Based on an original idea by Holly Gramizio, this is where performance art, gaming and guided tours collide. At each stop we will tell a true story simultaneously trick you with lies.

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GEORGE TOWN NIGHT TRAIL: INDIAN AND MUSLIM HERITAGE TRAIL

24 AUG 2018 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM | WHITEAWAYS ARCADE

The guided trail introduces George Town’s agricultural and cultural wonders. The tour consists of different themes and will offers visitors a unique experience of Penang’s capital city by foot.

Contact: 012-427 6251 / lfsspenang@gmail.com

GUIDED WALK AT PENANG BOTANIC GARDENS

25 AUG 2018 | 9:30PM - 10:30PM | PENANG BOTANIC GARDENS

Come join us and make this bit of green in the heart of Penang your very own adventure!

Contact: 012-427 6251 / lfsspenang@gmail.com

DISCOVERY WALK AT THE PENANG HOUSE OF MUSIC

25 AUG 2018 | 2:00PM - 4:00PM | MAIN ENTRANCE OF MAYBANK KOMTAR

A music gallery that celebrates the rich musical heritage of Penang. Discover the stories and sounds of Penang’s musicians and their many contributions to the heart and soul of the state and nation.

Contact: 012-427 6251 / lfsspenang@gmail.com

AN EVENING OF LIGHTS AT KHOO KONGSI

25 AUG 2018 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM | KHOO KONGSI

Once a month, the lights in the courtyard of the Khoo Kongsi are turned on, accompanied by interesting Chinese arts and cultural performances.

Contact: 012-427 6251 / lfsspenang@gmail.com

FRANCIS LIGHT CEMETERY TOUR

26 AUG 2018 | 2:00PM - 3:00PM | PROTESTANT CEMETERY @ JALAN SULTAN AHMAD

The Prostestant Cemetary, a resting place of Penang’s European pioneers, is a site of great significance within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town.

Contact: 04-264 2631 / 012-478 1471 / info@pht.org.my

RHYTHM / GRAPH

25 AUG - 2 SEP 2018 | OPEN BY APPOINTMENT | 8 GURNEY, 8 PERSIARAN GURNEY

Rhythm/Graph brings together Anabelle Ng and Yohei Yama in a collaboration that explores movement, sound and nature through textures and patterns that reflect the rhythm of everyday life. Opening night is 25 Aug from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Contact: Shyevin S'ng 012-3202777 / info@vingallery.com | www.vingallery.com

REKA

EVERY SUNDAY | 11:00AM - 5:00PM | HIN BUS DEPOT

The weekly Hin Pop-Up Market is a platform for entrepeurs, small business owners, crafters, artisans, musicians, performers, and makers to showcase their products, crafts and talent.

Contact: Wanida Razali 017-4804553 / wanida@hinbusdepot.com | www.hinbusdepot.com

HIN POP UP MARKET

EVERY SUNDAY | 11:00AM - 5:00PM | HIN BUS DEPOT

The weekly Hin Pop-Up Market is a platform for entrepeurs, small business owners, crafters, artisans, musicians, performers, and makers to showcase their products, crafts and talent.

Contact: Shih Thoe Tan 012-4211559 / sttan@lumchoon.com | Facebook

TAI JI TUA TEOW

2 & 3 AUG 2018 | 8:45PM | 4 & 5 AUG 2018 | 3:00PM & 8:45PM | SINKEH STUDIO, 105, LEBUH MELAYU

The Big Murder Mystery...or Not. A light-hearted look at how an unexpected discovery one cold and dark morning disrupts the ordinary routines of three accidental friends.

Contact: ZXC Theatre Troupe 016-4600616 / 012-4282711 / zxc.theatre@gmail.com

ROOTS FEST

25 & 26 AUG 2018 | 2:00PM - 11:00PM | PADANG KOTA LAMA

Roots Fest is a youth community gathering festival, bringing together local brands, hobbies, handcrafts, and vendors. It also includes performances by indie bands and X-games competitions.

Contact: Hafidz Bin Adnan 012-6363984 / lokalhouz@gmail.com | Facebook

WITHOUT THE UTTERANCE OF LOVE (WAYANG DI SINKEH)

31 AUG - 2 SEP 2018 | 8:45PM | SINKEH STUDIO, 105, LEBUH MELAYU

Tanpa Lafaz Cinta - the story of a love that needs no words; only the passage of time. A Bakawalee Penang production, in Bahasa Malaysia with English subtitles.

Contact: SINKEH office / 04-2613966 / art@sinkeh.com | Facebook

TALES FROM THE SCAR

10 AUG 2018 | 8:30PM | 11 AUG | 3:00PM & 8:30PM | 12 AUG | 3:00PM | PENANG PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Ten monologues, ten lives and ten itching scars waiting to be scratched. ‘Tales from the Scars’ is a collection of ten intimate stories based on real life episodes, often buried within layers of complexities.

Contact: Penangpac Box Office 04-8991722/2722 | www.penangpac.org

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