UNDERSTANDING the dichotomy between the exalted goddess hailed in religious spheres, and her space as a woman in today’s sociological environment is the concept behind the dance, Aadya. Says bharathanatyam dancer-teacher Ajith Bhaskaran Dass:… Read More
THERE’s money, and then gory murder in the Billionaires Boys Club (BBC). But as a famous tagline has it (from the 1987 Al Pacino starrer Wall Street), every dream has a price. This movie, undoubtedly,… Read More
Sept 6-8, 2018 at Shantanand Auditorium, The Temple of Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur.
“But if all these trees are gone, we will have no more sape music.” — Mathew Ngau Jau BENEATH his bowl-cut hair is a pair of smiley eyes that sparkle when Mathew Ngau Jau talks about the… Read More
“Broken manifested from an idea, that everyone’s soul is incomplete, in some part of our life and coincidentally, there were many news / stories about women being oppressed and abused in our country and heated… Read More
Boy George and Culture Club has a new song, from their first album in 19 years. Life is out October 26th.
** This review appeared in the now-defunct malaysiansider in January 2015. J.S.WONG danced in silence, his grunts and gasps of air punctuating the air, but it left a big impression on the audience. The dancer-choreographer,… Read More
** This article appeared in the now-defunct malaysianinsider in december 2014 HE ran away from his home in Canada, all the way to Mexico, in pursuit of his dream to become a dancer. Today, Patrick… Read More
**This article appeared for the now-defunct malaysianinsider in december 2014. USING the Malaysian traditional theatre of makyung, which received Unesco recognition as Oral and Intangible Heritage of the World in 2005-6, dancer-teacher-choreographer Joseph Gonzales has… Read More
THEATRE in Malaysia rarely breaks the invisible fourth wall – the unseen barrier between the stage and the audience — in such a dramatic scale as found in Shear Madness. The play, which has been running for… Read More