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Image by A. Alvenarias/Museu do Oriente

From the West to the East in a book

The Portuguese painter Natália Gromicho will launch an art book titled Do Ocidente para o Oriente (From The West To The East, in English) on May 25, in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon.


Do this, do that. Find stability, keep stability. Follow. Join or else. Be like. Likewise. Like less. Keep it all in. Keep it all out. Don't think. Do thank. Have we all lost our minds?

Xavier Dolan in focus at Cinemathéque

The screening of films by Canada's young prodigy director Xavier Dolan in May, and a Filmmaker-in-Residence with Hong Kong's Cheung King-Wai in June are some of the highlights ahead at Cinematheque — Passion, CUT Ltd.'s COO Rita Wong tells mART.

“Jazz is always about future and youth”

Tajima Hal will be the first guest artist performing in Macau under Han-Ian New Jazz Series. Penny Lam, one of the organisers of the event, tells mART how local association Comuna de Han-Ian hopes to let Macau people discover fresh jazzy sounds from around the world.

Flying a kite

It is a simple story. Of friendship. Of dreams that fly high. And of a Macau that teaches us all, day by day, the preciousness of having each other — no matter in what language or under what creed.

Certified and qualified lounge man

Thought all romantic kings of the singing lounges were long gone. Sigh. Dim the lights. Think again. Slicked back hair and heart on a sleeve, you’ll find Tame Impala’s bass man, Cameron Avery, on a solo yearning of late crooning love, part plaintive, part jump-on-my-ride innuendo, going through the tenets of blues and soul, R&B and rock.

A PEN for your thoughts

Local association PEN of Macau is celebrating this year its 30th anniversary. Writer Rai Mutsu, one of the editors of its homonymous Chinese-language literary magazine, tells mART the story of the group that has been nurturing the city's literary talent, and shares their plans for the future.

When love threatens an Empire

The true tale told in A United Kingdom is truly inspiring. It exposes a rotten world of political intrigue, but it makes you believe in the power of love, and, most importantly, in the power of ideas — like those of justice and equality. It makes you dream, yes: not as much because it tells you this could happen, but mostly because it tells you it did.

On dark times

Guns and Flowers, to be staged at Ox Warehouse on April 21 and 22, is an experimental theatre play that invites the audience to reflect on the issue of war and the gender bias around it, as the play's director and playwright, Hope Chiang, tells mART.

A photo tour through the city’s churches

The Macao Museum of Art (MAM) is organising a photography tour around the city's churches led by local photographer Chan Hin Io, on April 22. The tour, which serves as a class, is reserved for people registered as Friends of MAM.

Lost in Time

Ever-so-often, techno delivers a prodigal son: an artist who seems to have an innate sensibility to the genre; someone who, for his talent as well as his attitude, feels like a game changer. Despite his yet short career and genuinely humble stance, Jonas Wedelstädt aka Parallx feels like the most recent contender to the position.