Month: June 2019

ESEI | Haiwan-haiwan Di Sepanjang Jalanku oleh Jauhar Senapi

Image by 【中文ID】愚木混株 【ins-ID】cdd20 from Pixabay Jalan Bangsar sarat dengan kenderaan ketika saya baru turun dari jejantas berhampiran Apartmen Putra Ria. Jam baru tujuh setengah pagi. Saya berhenti seketika di pondok bas, menunduk dan mengemaskan ikatan tali kasut. Rapid KL sampai. Pintu terbuka dan pekerja-pekerja yang setia menunggu pantas naik ke perut bas. Seekor kucing mengiau dan saya menoleh ke arahnya. Kucing berwarna oren dan putih. Berdasarkan rupanya dia sudah tua. Kucing itu menghampiri saya, menggesel-geselkan kepalanya ke kaki saya. Saya agak dia lapar. Ia kucing betina dengan wajah monyok, seakan Grumpy Cat yang terkenal tu. Kemudian saya terfikir...

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Theatresauce’s ‘dust’ aims to make viewers reflect and question death

All images courtesy of Theatresauce After two successful seasons of published plays, urban collective Theatresauce marks a pivotal turning point by presenting its first full-length devised production since the company’s inception in 2016. Conceptualized and helmed by Esther Liew from last year’s inaugural Emerging Directors Lab, this original venture will play in Five Arts Centre’s black box, KOTAK. dust is an inmate, multi-lingual exploration of mortality, and how different people deal with it. It is conceived through the stories, dreams and imaginations of five performers who have been deeply impacted by experiences and questions about death, grief, and ultimately,...

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How To Save Money Made Really Easy For Broke Artists

Photo by eric anada from Pexels    Raise your hand if you’re an artist and struggle financially. For many of us, an artwork by Salvador Dali makes way better sense than those boring complex charts with numbers and figures. Plus, Dali’s works are great to look at! However, we creative folks could use a little bit of financial literacy so that we don’t make bad money decisions or worst, get duped by greedy and cunning opportunists. Personal finance is actually really easy to understand if you know the basics. Luckily, you’re at the right place. I’ll share with you all I know...

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Kaum India dan Sastera Kebangsaan — Bahagian 4

Sila baca dari Bahagian 1 terlebih dahulu.  Sesungguhnya Joseph Selvam seorang penulis kaum India yang sering disebut dan diraikan berikutan sumbangannya kepada Sastera Kebangsaan sejak tahun 1970-an. Beliau menerima Anugerah Tokoh Penulis Bukan Melayu semasa majlis penyampaian Anugerah Sasterawan Negeri Melaka pada Januari 2010. Pengkaji sastera seperti Krishanan Maniam, Saravanan P. Veeramuthu, Muhamad Saleeh Rahamad dan Othman Puteh menyifatkan Joseph Selvam sebagai penyair yang bukan sahaja melakukan terjemahan karya Tamil, malah menghasilkan karya asli dalam Bahasa Malaysia. Kejayaan Joseph Selvam dalam bidang penulisan juga sering mendapat liputan akhbar pada tahun 1970-an dan 1980-an. Joseph Selvam lahir di Ladang Merlimau,...

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POETRY | Selfie Queen By Anuradha Chelliah

Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash Click, click, A selfie in the morning is a must It’s my commitment to a great day A great start for a fresh new day With just a selfie I don’t care what you say Selfie is for me, not for you Just for me the Selfie Queen Selfies after my make-up Builds my confidence Selfies at the café Improves my social status, Selfies in front of my buddies Shows I’m cool Selfies with my boss Calms me down Selfies with my kids Enhances my bond Selfies for you and me Anytime anywhere. A selfie cheers...

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