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.
There is a place in the city now welcoming regular music nights with local performers. Owner of Wonderwall Coffee tells mART there are already a couple of events scheduled, including a night dedicated to jazz, on April 30, another one for bossa nova, on May 20, and a blues live session on June 17.
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.
The place: Brazil. The year: 2015. The action: the true, largely unknown story of Positivism in the South-American nation. Macau-based journalist Hugo Pinto has portrayed what’s left of the Religion of Humanity in the documentary The Last Religion (2015), and shared with mART what he has learned.