Hanoi based Scottish artist Heather Chan is turning up the volume of the creativity in the city. With a series of life drawing classes at Hanoi Social Club every Thursday at 6.30pm, she leads participants through two hours observing the finer points of the human figure.
For anyone who enjoyed the recent theatrical treats offered by TNT — Macbeth and Oliver — the UK-based theatre company will be returning to Vietnam this May with Gulliver’s Travels.
After far too long a hiatus, PechaKucha is back. If you haven’t been before then brace yourself for a series of informal presentations from a diverse group of creative Hanoi residents.
Hanoi’s first ever ASEAN Music Festival hits the capital this May, providing a much needed introduction to the summer and all things artistically ASEAN. Put together by CAMA Vietnam and the US Embassy, Vietnam, the event aims to showcase contemporary music from Southeast Asia, highlight issues of Intellectual Property Rights in the region and provide a platform for creative youth culture to thrive in Vietnam’s capital.
The acting crew from Hanoi’s International Theatre Society are asking if anyone fancies a quickie. Their offer stands between Apr. 11 and Apr. 13.
Living Cinema is the work of San Francisco-based composer Bob Ostertag and Quebecois ﬁlm-maker Pierre Hébert. Their world tour has taken them to some of the finest international film festivals, concert halls and art museums since 2000. On their Vietnam debut in Hanoi, they’ll be performing a new work called Shadow Boxing.
Hanoi’s art scene is sending out invitations for a most contemporary play date this month, where the kids from the fringes are finally introducing themselves in an official manner. Dom Dom “a hub for experimental art and music” is being launched by Vietnamese musician Kim Ngoc, who is of the impression that the local art world is ready for a step towards the outlandish and unusual.
One of the best events on the Hanoi music calendar is Tri Minh’s Soundstuff Festival. Now in its sixth year, the experimental and electronic music festival has been pushing the musical boundaries in Hanoi since long before the audience was ready for it.