Author: Eksentrika

CERPEN | Prosa Hidup oleh Bintang Kartika

Kredit gambar: Pinterest seorang bapa tidak tahan mendengar tangisan dan pengaduan anak gadisnya untuk mengadakan pesta selamat tinggal usia muda, pada ulangtahun ke 14, kerana malu kepada kawan-kawan di muka buku, juga kerana terpengaruh dengan sambutan hari lahir pembesar negara dan selebriti dunia di kaca tv tetangga. lalu, melalui berbagai pinjaman tertampal di pohon-pohon kelapa yang ditawarkan, dia berhutang kerana ketidakcukupan wang setelah menggadai cincin emas 9 karat peninggalan pusaka milik isterinya. setelah itu rumahnya di kelilingi lampu lip-lap, bunga-bunga, tarian ravel anak-anak, lagu-lagu ucap selamat ulang tahun berentak hip-hop berbaur keroncong lumayan berkumandang. si ibu menghidangkan nasi, ikan...

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Girl Power Reigns Supreme Through Art for June 2017!

Wonder Woman might have played a role in June 2017, when much of the artworks we received and selected were extremely feminine in nature. However, there were a handful which we found to be awesome for their dark and gritty feel. Enough talking! Here they are, a selection of artworks along with a special one which is crowned Eksentrika’s Art of the Month for June 2017.   By June 28, we thought that Wallace’s artwork of Wonder Woman would be crowned Eksentrika’s Art of the Month for June 2017. How wrong we all were! Lynndy Lee‘s rendition of Anuket, the...

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POETRY | Nature Calls by Anuradha Chelliah

Nature Calls by Tank the Artist The urge comes, I have to rush, Bladder is full, Starts to drip, The fastest walk ever, Ah…it is packed, I am getting wet, Enters the place, I release it, What a relieve, Oh…wow, The best feeling in the world… Anuradha Chelliah works as a teacher in a primary school. She has ideas to write and has written articles to The Star. She is new to Eksentrika. Have poems to share with us? Send em over to editors@eksentrika.com and do include a short description of yourself and a pretty or handsome image of...

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SHORT STORY | Being a Peranakan by Peter Soh

Artwork by Heidi Koh “Eh Alex, you see, you see. This is my late grandmother. This means that I am also a Peranakan – I just did not realise I am one!” Boon Leong proudly “informed” Alex as he showed off a picture of a lady clad in baju panjang and her flamboyant fineries. Although the picture was in black and white and had its edges eaten by silverfish, the lady in the picture looked poised and regal. She came from a rich family for sure; her baju panjang was decorated with rabbit fur, and the kerongsang used to fasten...

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POETRY | Magic of Music by Navadharini Sunder

“Music – Crazy Fingers – Piano Keyboard” by sueduda, 2007 Tunes to observe that are uniquely diverse, From ringing bells to soprano singing bellas, Even the chirping birds form charming chorals awakening dawn hours, Beat boxing boys strike a chord as rhythmic young fellas, Vibrating vocals repeating verse after verse, Pulsating voices from baritone to tenor welcoming dusk happy hours. Sounds and being align as an ensemble, Melodic melisma that moves us to tremble, Swaying trees and hustling leaves vibe in symphony, Rushing waves wooing in homophony, Strutting horses holding tempo in cacophony, Dancing dolphins dazzling in polyphony, Emoting...

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august, 2017

29jul - 9augjul 291:00 amaug 9Reka a creative market

4aug - 6aug 48:30 pmaug 6Langkau

5aug - 6aug 510:00 pmaug 6BLANK

6aug11:00 am- 8:00 pmHin Bus Depot Sunday Pop Up market

10aug8:00 pm- 12:00 amIF WALLS COULD TALK vol.37 feat Bernice Chauly and Leon Sapphire

10aug - 12aug 108:30 pmaug 12Kandang

10aug8:30 pm- 11:30 pmStephanie Van Driesen Live in Concert

12aug - 13aug 128:30 pmaug 13THE OUTCAST DANCE SHOW 2017

16aug - 20aug 168:30 pmaug 20THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

17aug - 20aug 171:00 amaug 2019th Asia Pacific Dance Competition 2017

19aug8:30 pm- 11:00 pmintim sessions (Copy)