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The Star Pitt Street

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Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the Jazz performance last evening. It was fantastic ! Not just the performance of the big band , but also the renovation of the whole building , just to provide a platform for the art lovers. Check the website of the performance before coming.

Reviewed 18 May 2016

This historical three storey building which was built in 1905 was the head office of the Star newspaper from the 1970's to 2002. The Star Pitt Street has been rebranded to celebrate the cultural and diverse heritage of Penang. It now houses the Star's office...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 5 July 2015

this used to be the Star Publication Office in the 70's. Now it has been converted into a Arts and craft centre and book shop. It has a wide range of books and souvenirs for sale. A good place to looks for books.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Recently remodelled and refurbished offices of the local newspaper The Star, the new centre for arts and culture features an excellent range of publications by publishing house Areca Books, covering a wide range of local and cultural interests in beautifully produced books. Some clever and...More

Thank DrBrucie
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