Author: Sukhbir Cheema

SHORT STORY | Heat by Ted Mahsun

Image credit: Kalime rox I wake up to the sound of bleating. I say bleating, because I can’t think of any other word to describe the sound I’m hearing, which is closer to the sound you’d imagine a sheep would make if it could scream. So yes, the sound that was ringing—is still ringing—in my ears is the sound of bleating-screaming. At first I pull the pillow over my head, pressing it tightly over my ear with my palm so I don’t get to hear the noise. But it’s there. Persistent, a repeated bleating-screaming that isn’t even muffled by...

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How sensitive is this banned artwork by Pangrok Sulap, really?

All images credit: Ng Seksan Earlier today Malaysian landscape architect, Ng Sek San uploaded several images of Pangrok Sulap’s artwork, a collective of woodcut print pieces that had been removed from an exhibition for being err… too sediyes. ‘Sabah tanah air-ku’ was displayed for only two-days at the recently held ESCAPE from the SEA exhibition at Art Printing Works (APW) Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur before it was taken down on 26 February.  “This piece of work by Pangrok Sulap has been removed from the Escape to the Sea exhibition at APW because some katak bawah tempurung complained to the PM dept and TV3 that it is...

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Amazing artworks of February 2017 that caught our eyes!

From Chinese New Year to Valentine’s, there were artworks for almost every occasion in February. Much of these artworks were submitted to us personally and many were picked with permission from the Doodle Malaysia – Do you doodle? Facebook group! The selected artworks were uploaded on our Facebook page on a daily basis under the ‘Art of the Day’ section. Here you go, the best artworks that piqued our interest for February! A post shared by Micha. Y (@my_doodley) on Feb 1, 2017 at 8:29pm PST But ofcourse, there are more awesome artworks which were created in February 2017! Think we’ve missed a...

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Exploring the mind of a kingpin through ‘Kings of Petaling Street’

Award winning Malaysian book publisher, Buku Fixi recently released its first book in London, United Kingdom, through its London based operation office, Fixi London. Titled ‘Kings of Petaling Street’, the 268-paged novel is written by William Tham, who is also the Creative Nonfiction editor of the Vancouver-based Ricepaper magazine. Having travelled extensively to various places including Malaysia’s Klang Valley and China’s Jiangsu Province, William, who now resides in Canada’s Lower Mainland, says his debut novel mainly revolves around fate, death, and hope in a crime-ridden Kuala Lumpur. Drawing inspiration from Malaysia’s most notorious and deadliest gangster, Wong Swee Chin aka Botak...

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Adiwiraku is set to restore hope in Malaysian education system

The Malaysian education system might not be world-class, but look closer and you might find a sliver of hope in the form of world-class teachers like Cheryl Ann Fernando. The former Teach for Malaysia (TFM) fellow – a non-governmental organisation that trains young professionals to become educators – is set to have a film based on herself and her students! Watch the trailer below and see for yourself. Set to be screened in 52 cinemas nationwide, the film is directed by Eric Ong, starring Sangeeta Krishnasamy, Xavier Fong, and features first time young actors; Adnin Zidane, Irdina Tasnim, Rizal Fahmi, Balqis Sani, Fara Safwan,...

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april, 2017

6apr - 9apr 68:30 pmapr 9Don’t Let Children Know 《别让儿童知道的事》Play at Klpac

8apr - 9apr 88:30 pmapr 9Magical Musicals

12apr9:00 pmBattle Bloom Debut Album Launch

16apr11:00 am- 5:00 amHIN POP-UP MARKET 2.0 - EYA

16apr8:30 pm- 1:00 amDancebox

17apr - 18apr 173:00 pmapr 18World’s Best MoviesMovie screening

20apr - 23apr 208:30 pmapr 23Tsao Yu’s Thunderstorm 曹禺著作《雷雨》

27apr8:00 am- 11:30 pm500 CALORIE RUN (6KM RUN)

28apr - 30apr 288:30 pmapr 30Hadiah Ulang Tahun Maling

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