Wearing an 'Occupy with Aloha' T-shirt, Hawaiian recording artist Makana crooned protest songs for 45 minutes during a top-security Apec dinner for world leaders in Honolulu. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-M07v8N_eU?rel=0&w=470&h=269] Outside, some 400 protesters and Hawaiian activists marched towards the venue...
Oh, what delicious irony. A new movie 'The Dictator' has been banned in a string of authoritarian nations. According to its promos, 'The Dictator' is "the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy...
Visual artist Ismail Hashim, one of seven founding members of social reform group Aliran, passed away in a road accident in Penang yesterday evening. Poet Cecil Rajendra, who described Ismail as a close friend, said he had a...
Entering the Great World Park of Penang or Tua Seh Kai was like being teleported into a dreamy entertainment world, the stuff of fantasy and gastronomical delights, recalls tunglang. This was definitely a happy world of nightly entertainment for...
Amirah Ali's soulful Katakanlah, the first track of a work-in-progress EP (Extended Play), has been released online. The haunting lyrics reflect her anguish over what is happening. http://cache.reverbnation.com/widgets/swf/19/tuneWidget.swf?twID=artist_585287&posted_by=artist_585287&shuffle=&autoPlay=false&blogBuzz= I believe that we cannot rely on politicians alone to change our country....