Soul Searching in Sunway

By Chan Siew Lian Fingers, minus the Soul Avanti Friday Nite Jazz featuring Soul Fingerz, 11 Feb 2005, at Avanti Italian-American Ristorante, Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel On the third day of Chinese New Year, I traded rambling discourses about my marital potential in favour of a jazzy night-out with friends. It was a terrible, terrible […]

Life is a Holodeck

By Nizam Zakaria I try to stop myself from giggling when I see, for the first time in my life, a tudung-clad Starfleet officer. Actually, there are two of them. One is in a Next Generation lieutenant-ranking black and yellow uniform, the other in Next Generation Insurrection/Nemesis era white and gold uniform. Both girls wear […]

Pak Samad di Penjara

By Amirul Fakir Di sebalik tembok pejal dan kaku yang menyimpan jutaan memori kelam dan duka warganya, kemunculan tokoh yang sudi untuk seketika meredakan kesunyian nurani para warganya tentu sahaja membekaskan secuil kenangan yang amat indah dan cukup berarti. Kehadiran tokoh seni yang amat tersohor ini bukan sahaja disambut oleh warga kerjanya malahan para penghuni […]

Brit-Melayu-pop

By Remin Noir Dewa – Laskar Cinta Aquarius Musikindo Album studio terbaru Dewa, kumpulan rock termashyur dari Indonesia, benar-benar adalah album yang lari dari bunyi Dewa yang biasa. Banyak pembaharuan yang dibenahi Ahmad Dhani sang produser dan pemain kibod dalam memperkenalkan idealisme muziknya. Laskar Cinta ini lebih kearah kekerasan rock yang diadun bersama bunyi moden […]

They’ve Theatres, We’ve Monuments

By Anne James At the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards 2003 last year, sitting next to Ghafir Akbar, a fellow nominee for the Best Solo Performer, I was preparing myself to, basically, not win. So when my name was announced, I didn’t hear it at first. I only realised it when my husband Siva turned towards […]

Arts Worldwide | 2

By The Special Bunch This monthly column brings you news of arts happenings around the world. We called it ‘Cool Stuff last month. This month we are trying out ‘Arts Worldwide’.  Let us know what you think. Long and Uncut by Amir Muhammad The longest feature film ever made might just be Evolution of a […]

THE 2004 NOMINEES!

By Kakiseni Paparazzi Congratulations to the following nominees! music nominees BEST GROUP PERFORMANCE- INSTRUMENTAL           Prize of RM1,000 sponsored by Genting City of Entertainment and Tumasek Pewter Trophy Prana in Concert, musical direction by Samuel J Dass, presented by Alam Raag Productions Le Cabaret Shanghai: An Evening of Dinner, Song & […]