Our era of the 2000s and 2010s has been a glorious mess in the age of the internet, with its avant garde styles, eclectic mix of music and chaotic meme humour. It’s wonderful in its own right but we are also a nostalgic generation, longing for the big trendsetting moves of the 80s and the psychedelia of the 70s (without all the racism and sexism of course). But many of us miss a time we’ve only ever heard of through record players and hit HBO shows: the classy, jazzy, martini club legacy of the 60s. Specifically, the swingin’ Rat Pack music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.
ON THE 24th JUNE 2018, BOH Plantations and Kakiseni announced the recipients of the 15th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards (15BCAA) (or The Cammies) at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, including the prestigious Best of 2017 and the Category Awards for artistic excellence. A localized adaptation of a popular dystopia, a mystical dance piece and a musical based on the Peanuts cartoon won the Best of 2017 categories.