Program Category: Festival Club @ Bar Luna

As the sun sets, pull up a seat, order a cocktail and immerse yourself in the Festival Club @ Bar Luna’s free nightly program. No need to book, just bring yourself, your curiosity and a good sense of humor as some of the Festival’s hottest performers take to the Bar Luna stage.


Festival Club: Retired, Rewired

Long-time Bali resident Cat Wheeler describes herself and her friends as ‘the ones who got away’, exchanging briefcases and cityscapes for gamelan sounds and rice field vistas. She shares her …

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Festival Club: Stealing with the Eyes

In 1994, Will Buckingham travelled to the Tanimbar Islands in Indonesia’s eastern Maluku province as a trainee anthropologist. He recounts life-changing encounters with three craftsmen and their histories, myths and …

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Festival Club: Sayang Kalimantan

In 2015, forest fires in Indonesia put more carbon into the atmosphere than Europe’s annual carbon footprint. In the two years that followed, Wally Tham and his team worked with …

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Festival Club: Omar Musa: Since Ali Died

Bar Luna welcomes back rapper, poet and lyrical powerhouse Omar Musa for a triumphant evening of deeply personal stories and riotously political songs. In his acclaimed one-man show Musa mashes …

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Festival Club: The Epic

Inspired by the Ramayana and Shakespeare’s Othello, The Epic unites images, animation, music and voice to tell the story of a beautiful, other-worldly foundling and an ingenious outsider: a tale …

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Festival Club: Retronesia

If these walls could talk! ’50s futurism, tropical art deco, Indo-European Indische: Indonesia is home to a little-known trove of architectural treasures. Join unlikely explorer and retro enthusiast Tariq Khalil …

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Festival Club: The Last Wild Men of Borneo

In The Last Wild Men of Borneo, Carl Hoffman traces the fortunes of two Western explorers who travelled deep into the wild heart of Borneo. Their paths were different but …

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Festival Club: Buku Kuku-Ku

Groundbreaking toy designer, writer and illustrator Cipta Croft-Cusworth brings his unique multimedia shadow puppet performance with live storytelling to Bar Luna. Telling the tale of the creation of the universe …

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Festival Club: The Ruin

Publisher’s Weekly called her a writer to watch. Marian Keyes described the book as “Spectacularly good”. For crime lovers, The Ruin is one of the most exciting debuts of recent …

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Festival Club: Happy Never After

Jill Stark was living the dream: a coveted job, dating a sports star, and her first book a bestseller. She’d found her fairytale ending. Then it all fell apart. In …

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Festival Club: Chinese Whispers

Beginning life as an art installation then evolving into a digital graphic novel, Chinese Whispers traces the search for identity in history through gentle excavation of real life stories. Jakarta-born …

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Festival Club: The Poet’s Club

Beat, rhyme, lyric and verse. Poetry has a way of going straight to the heart. Join some of the Festival’s favorite wordsmiths as they whip up a night of fantastic …

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