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Penang comes alive with George Town Festival

"Love Stinks," a production by Snuff Puppets, at the George Town Festival in Penang (Photo by Kate Mayberry)

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia -- The man behind Malaysia's month-long George Town Festival wears an ankle-length sarong, baju melayu and songkok -- the traditional dress of ethnic Malay men -- with aplomb, whether entertaining officials or joining the crowds in enjoying the music, dance, theater and art performances that he has organized.

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