Mercurial Nguyen Thuy Dung has tried her hand at reworking Ca Tru. Considered one of Vietnam’s finest musical art forms and registered as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Vietnam by UNESCO, Ca Tru is about to get torn up and stuck back together again by one of its brightest young stars.
Japanese prog-hardcore / noise rock legend Zeni Geva, featuring KK Null (guitar, voice and Kaoss-pad) and Tatsuya Yoshida (drums and Kaoss-pad) who also performs a special prog-influenced solo set as Ruins Alone (where he drums and sings at the same time), are in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City 24 hours apart.
Hanoi Slam! promises to be the next best thing for wordsmiths. The Red River Tea Room will present its debut on Wednesday, Jul. 24, with all proceeds heading to the Humanitarian Services for Children of Vietnam.
In the first installment of a three-part series on one of Vietnam’s premiere theatrical troupes, Karen Hewell pulls back the curtain on Dragonfly Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Dangerous Liaisons. Photos by Kyle Phanroy
The multi-disciplinary art / dance / music / henna / make-your-own-t-shirt / performance festival Melting Pot is coming back to Saigon Outcast on May 25 and May 26, aiming to build on the success of the March edition — which drew around 1,200 people through the weekend.
Mic Oi is calling all talented performers to take to the stage and strut your stuff.
To mark the presence in Ho Chi Minh City of French visual and sound artist Sebastian Szczyrk, The Consulate General of France and The French Institute in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City Antenna) are inviting various local artists to collaboratively build a sound and visual performance on Friday, Nov. 25.