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MACC: I want to touch a Douglas
The Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) returns to the stage this March with new materials titled ‘I Want to Touch a Douglas’. Comedians include Douglas Lim, Kuah Jenhan, Phoon Chi Ho and Dr. Jason Leong and you can surely expect this to be a rib-tickling affair.
Vince Low Art Exhibition
Vince Low’s life-changing discovery of his disability has inspired him to further pursue his passion, turning his innate talent for drawing into masterpieces. Using only a pen and paper, Low takes the art of scribbling to a whole new level – synthesising the exact character of the person depicted in his illustrations. His works has also been featured in The Daily Mail UK and The Huffington Post US.
Project Occupy Beach Street
Every Sunday, Project Occupy Beach Street will temporarily barricade major streets adjacent to Lebuh Pantai for family-friendly, community activities that the public can be a part of. This is in conjunction to the state government's initiative for Penang Car Free Day, where everyone can utilize the six-hour, traffic-free space for brisk walking, jogging, biking, dancing and social activities - yes, busking is officially legit. Skip the drive to Lebuh Pantai on Sundays and hop on the public bus to these streets:Lebuh Pantai (eco-friendly zone) Healthy food sampling, car boot sales, recycling station, bicycle station for rent and street market (eco-friendly products and services).Lebuh Bishop (sport zone): Street soccer, basketball, zumba, bootcamp, fit club and other sport activities.Lebuh Gereja (cultural zone) Live music, street performance, historic building tours and street market.Gat Lebuh Gereja (play zone) Children games stall, weekly events (e.g, inflatable, singing, drawing etc.), roller blade.
Joey Yap's Feng Shui and Astrology for 2015 seminar
Joey Yap, founder of the Mastery Academy of Chinese Metaphysics, will host a one-day seminar on Feng Shui and astrology for 2015. Learn how to take advantage of opportunities from the Year of the Wood Goat as well as how to hurdle the disadvantages. Examine your own 2015 personal forecast on health, wealth and love. Learn which are the auspicious dates of 2015 and what they mean for you and more things which encompass the aspects of Feng Shui for this year.
GTWHI LaCaLa Discovery Walk
Mercury Art Show
In collaboration with the Womens Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), the all female artist exhibition takes on the discussions of creativity and gender – featuring artworks and talks on gender equality and issues such as breastfeeding and body image. Mercury showcases the works of Annabelle Ng, Louise Low, Gabija Grusaite, Rebecca Wilkinson and Shu Ruei.
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