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KakiTeater: Talking with Thasha

Posted on 8 April 2013

Fancy a day out with the family? This week, look out for a stage adaption by The Bubblegum Project of Roald Dahl’s children’s book George’s Marvellous Medicine. The show will be held in MAP, Publika. Response to the youth-friendly play has been encouraging, with nearly all tickets being sold out early. We have a little chat with the director of George’s Marvellous Medicine, Thasha Gunaseelan, about the upcoming play: Tell us more about your adaptation of George’s Marvellous Medicine. What were the main aims when turning it into a stage production? We tried to keep it as close as possible to the book to preserve the magic of the story. Also, in terms of the props and setting we have maintained the same whimsical effect…

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KakiMusic: talking with DIVIDE

Posted on 31 March 2013

Electronic post-hardcore band DIVIDE from Jakarta will be coming to Kuala Lumpur soon, on their THIS IS NOT A HEADLINE tour, organised by Peter Says Denim Malaysia, in collaboration with An Honest Mistake Records and The Linch Agency. Since this is the band’s first visit to Malaysia, we decided to get the introductions rolling. So, who’s in the band, and how did you guys get together to form DIVIDE? Dani: Hi my name is Danindra, you can call me Dani. I do guitar and clean vocals for DIVIDE. Dhenaldi: My name is Dhenaldi and I do scream vocals for DIVIDE Fikrie: My name is Fikrie and I play keys and synth. Since our original guitarist Bolo is studying overseas, I replaced him and play…

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