Stranger In Paradise

Bali’s high priests have stepped it up a few notches of late — in jewelry, showmanship, and stamina. As more an...
It was with great sadness that I heard of the sudden and unexpected passing of Made Wijaya, my long time friend and...
Last month, at a Bongkasa high priest’s cremation, I saw a contemporary-cum-ceremonial dance performance staged a...
Many of the late pedanda’s disciples are wearing commemoratives t-shirts emblazed with the message ‘Death is li...
Last month I let loose my handsome protégé Mustakim of Malang (East Java) on a string of Calonarang performances ...
Despite architectural hacks filling in every vacant lot — and a few not so vacant ones (green belts, for example)...