Posts Tagged ‘Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre’


Human-Shadow-Movement Photography Exhibition

Human-Shadow-Movement Photography Exhibition

A shadow is described as an area where direct light from a light source cannot reach because of an obstruction by an object. The manipulation of shadows for entertainment purposes have always intrigued mankind, which in time have brought life to things like shadow play and shadow puppets. Photographers too find capturing shadows or including shadows in their pictures interesting, as it requires a certain set of skills to use the available lighting to portray the photographer’s message effectively.

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Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011

Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011

Good things come in small portions, and nothing sums that up better than Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011, the biggest short play festival in the world. Touted as the biggest little festival worldwide, this unique event is being held in klpac, Kuala Lumpur. The 2011 event is the fourth edition of Short and Sweet, having started in Sydney, Australia by the Newtown Theatre in 2002.

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Silent Cry Photo Exhibition

Silent Cry Photo Exhibition

A picture says a thousand words as the saying goes. And probably that is why photography is an art form that many find very intriguing and easy to understand. Each photograph represents a moment in time captured and preserved for eternity. This September, klpac brings to the public a photography exhibition by Amir Naser Dabaghian, a photographer, editor and director based in Kuala Lumpur.

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Paul Loosley’s Oscar and George on Film

Paul Loosley’s Oscar and George on Film

Join Paul Loosley, Director of Axis Films and an adjunct professor at Limkokwing University as he examines two great works by two very different Irish playwrights, George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde. Both were Dublin-born, a little more than a year apart, and while both had much to say about society, were used their remarkable writing skills to say quite dramatically different things in quite contrastingly different ways.

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8th Kua Bu Dance Showcase – ‘Wandering Within’

8th Kua Bu Dance Showcase – ‘Wandering Within’

Dance performances are often an experience to watch, especially when a skilled dancer is performing. Dance is a medium that expresses without words, using the movements of the body as ways to convey a message or idea. As such, a dance performance is able to invoke very different responses in the people who watch it, and unlike something that is written in words, it is not necessary for the dance to actually have a message at all.

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Just A Dream – The Green Play

Just A Dream – The Green Play

Environmentally friendly issues, which are known as Green issues, are gaining popularity in Malaysia. While there may be a lot of skeptics in America about global warming and human impact on the environment, Malaysians in general do believe that we humans have a responsibility to the environment that we live in. As such, there are now a number of green policies that are pursued not only on a national level but also at grassroots level, including no plastic bags days and an emphasis on reduce, reuse and recycle. Educating the younger generation of course, remains a vital key in ensuring that whatever changes that are made will continue to be built on and expanded in the future.

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