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On Monday, 11 February Psy is due to perform his signature Gangnam song-and-dance routine at a BN-organised event in Han Chiang School in Penang before a crowd of 60000 people. BN leaders are obviously hoping this large crowd –...
http://www.youtube.com/v/xlAaiBNCYU4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Performing at the BBC Proms 2007 (Thanks to John Hilley for highlighting this) This is the product of El Sistema, Venezuela's music education programme pioneered by economist and musician José Antonio Abreu in 1975. According to a UK Telegraph report,...
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....
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...
I strolled around Market Street, Chulia Street and Jalan Kapitan Keling from 8.00pm and the place was bustling with activity. Some quick impressions of the George Town World Heritage City Day celebrations: Entire stretches of roads were closed to vehicles....