50 things to do in Penang: Arts and culture
Here's how you can channel your inner culture vulture
Street art by Ernest Zacharevic
A look at Penang's most photogenic graffiti art
Independent bookshops in Penang
Where you can score some inspirational reads
Street art in Penang
A guide to George Town's glorious street art
World’s Best Movies: Stories of Italy
August's instalment of World's Best Movies takes on an Italian theme with four films: 'Il Postino’, ‘Malèna’, 'La Vita E Bella' and ‘Nuovo Cinema Paradiso’.
UGLYMEN 'It's About You' Live Charity Concert 2015
UGLYMEN started off in 1993 as a cover band playing the usual genres of pop, punk, rock, alternative and metal before writing their own songs that led to the...
Latest film reviews and releases
It’s been four years since Cameron Crowe, director of sticky, heartwarming all-American comedies like ‘Almost Famous’ and ‘Jerry Maguire’ last made a film – the very nice but forgettable ‘We Bought a Zoo’. Now he’s back with a Hawaii-set romcom packed with more celebrities than Vanity Fair’s Oscars party. We can’t quite get our heads around the plot. But Bradley Cooper seems to be some kind of military contractor on his uppers. The trailer opens with him getting a royal bollocking from his boss Alec Baldwin. Then he’s off Hawaii to fly planes with Emma Stone and have deep and meaningfuls with his ex (Rachel McAdams). It all looks typically Crowe – sunny and sweet – and we’re enjoying Bill Murray dispensing twinkly, hard-won wisdom in the trailer.