Daryl Goh

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29 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Mourning our finest historian

PETALING JAYA: Tributes have been pouring in for Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, widely regarded as Malaysia’s national historian, who died of lung failure at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre. He was 82.

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28 May 2019 | 11:33 AM

Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure

PETALING JAYA: Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, widely regarded as Malaysia's national historian, died of lung failure on Tuesday morning (May 28) at the University Malaya Medical Centre at the age of 82.

28 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sept 2 – the day the music dies at Rock Corner

KUALA LUMPUR: The idea of spending hours in a music mega-store will soon be a distant memory.

Last dance: The Rock Corner at The Gardens mall in Kuala Lumpur. The music store chain will close its last outlet on Sept 2.
14 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Serpentine Pavilion to move from London to KL

KUALA LUMPUR: Ilham Gallery is the proud owner of the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, an iconic annual architectural commission in London.

13 Dec 2017 | 5:45 PM

This year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London finds new home in Kuala Lumpur

PETALING JAYA: The Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur is now the proud owner of the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, an iconic annual architectural commission based in London.

30 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

George Town street art gets ‘Lonely Planet’ listing

PETALING JAYA: George Town has joined other famous street art capitals of the world to make it into the Lonely Planet book Street Art.

Capital attraction: Tourists taking photographs of Volchkova’s giant mural on the side of a building at the corner of Lebuh Klang in George Town. — GARY CHEN/The Star
21 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Three independent record shops to roll out Record Store Day parties

RECORD Store Day (RSD) gets a big nod this Saturday with three independent record stores — Teenage Head Records, Hard Graft Records and Tandang Store — rolling out celebrations in the Klang Valley.

For Record Store Day, music fans look set to make Teenage Head Records in Subang Jaya, Selangor a busy place tomorrow. The store has readied a mix of exclusive Record Store Day imports and homegrown releases.
18 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Record Store Day in Malaysia isn’t tied to anything official

In Malaysia, the idea of Record Store Day has a different spin.

Back for good?: To encourage a community vibe and vinyl appreciation, Hard Graft Records has introduced the monthly Classic Album Sundays listening sessions at the store. Photo: SAMUEL ONG/The Star
22 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM

What you need to know about the Switch ON mini festival

This year’s Switch ON live experimental arts series sets the bar higher with innovative programmes in Kuala Lumpur.

Hailing from Argentina, experimental guitarist Anla Courtis is a keen collaborator when it comes to blurring musical borders in music and improvising with analogue equipment.
13 Jan 2015 | 9:20 PM

'We Are Self-Taught' focuses on homegrown outsider art

Independent curator Tan Sei Hon believes outsider art needs to get more exposure in Malaysia.

The late Mohd Nasir Avroco's "Suffering, Hope And Flying (2008)" at We Are Self Taught art exhibition at Arch Kuala Lumpur City Gallery.