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.

A new place for live music

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.

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.

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.

Macau Jazz Sunday Sessions keep on

Every Sunday, there is a jazz session taking place at Live Music Association (LMA), promoted by Jazz Club de Macau. It started on April 2 and it is expected to keep on, considering it has been having full house.

“Like water in the ground”

The third Taiwan Festival — Macau opens today. Taiwanese writer Lolita Hu, who is the event's director, tells mART how the initiative aims to bring people together and highlight the creativity of the new generations.

Macau through a bird’s eye

Macau-based artist Cai Guo Jie offers a fresh bird's eye view of Macau in his newly-opened watercolour painting exhibition. As he tells mART, the city's multiculturalism has been a source of inspiration.

The Religion of Humanity

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.

The magic of puppets

The 3rd Macau Puppet Festival features until April 15 the exhibition Asian Puppets, based on the collection of Macau-based artist Elisa Vilaça. It also includes several puppet shows to be held this weekend. Ms Vilaça talked to mART about her passion.