Weekend by numbers 07.12.18 to 09.12.18

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on December 7, 2018.
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3 performances to enjoy

Canto-pop singers Vivian Lian, who will be showcasing her string of ‘90s hits, and Kevin Cheng, who will be presenting a collection of songs from his numerous albums and successful television dramas, are performing as a part of Galaxy 100 Live concert. Head over to Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands in Pahang. Tickets are priced from RM134 to RM584. Visit www.rwgenting.com for more information.

 

Join 23-year-old international recording artiste, actor and songwriter Christian Palencia on a musical journey today and tomorrow. He has made a name for himself in both Malaysia and Australia with performances intertwined with exquisite storytelling throughout the show creating an unforgettable experience for the audience. The show will be held at Alexis Bistro Ampang, Great Eastern Mall, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are priced at RM10. Contact (03) 4260 2288 for more details.

 

Ticket to Ride is a themed concert by the klpac Symphonic Band that wraps up the year with a fun-filled, travel-themed concert including pieces such as Weather Report, Ticket to Ride, Take Off, Windows of the World and many more to bring an audience of all ages a delightful musical experience. Join them at Pentas 1 Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are priced at RM50. More details at www.klpac.org.

 

 

1 pet food drive

Pet Lovers Centre’s annual Pet Food Drive is back for its third year with the theme ‘Stomachs Full, Dreams Come True!’ The aim of the food drive is to lighten the burden of local animal welfare groups through pet food. To contribute, customers pay for their choice of pet food at any Pet Lovers Centre store at a discounted price and their purchased products will then be delivered to the beneficiaries at the end of the campaign. All pet food raised will be updated on the Pet Lovers Centre website, www.petloverscentre.com.my.

 

 

3 retail therapy options

Head over to the new Steve Madden store in Malaysia. The fashion footwear company has a retail space in Mid Valley Megamall stocked with the latest collection of merchandise. You can expect an exciting range of the brand’s signature rock-n-roll inspired shoes and leather goods.

 

 

A new pair of seemingly stern yet graceful shoes from the Belle Collection by XALF will be a perfect addition to not only your closet but to any basic outfit with its subtle yet classy touch of gold-plated zip and black horse fur. For RM2,450, get a pair today at www.xalfdesign.com.

 

 

Treat yourself to a charming selection of renowned cedar wood sculptures by famous designers such as Paolo Pininfarina, Riccardo Arbizzoni, Aldo Cibic, Franco Bizzozzero, Mario Botta and others. Prepare to be “serenaded” with the embodiment of beauty from Riva 1920 at XTRA as the movements, cracks and changes in the appearance of the wood are intrinsic characteristics of these items and results from the natural settlement and diverse environmental conditions. For more information, visit www.xtrafurniture.com.

 

 

3 art exhibitions to adore

Head over to this two-person exhibition featuring works by Cambodian-born artists Amy Lee Sanford and Tith Kanitha. What binds these two artists are their approaches to artistic practice. In their own ways, both are intense, creative, and process-based. A+ Works of Art are pleased to present Break, Bind & Rebuild which will be held at the Trade Centre, 801 Jalan Sentul, Kuala Lumpur until Dec 22.

 

Support local artist Chang Yoong Chia’s solo exhibition that showcases the practice of a Malaysian mid-career artist whose work has captivated audiences both nationally and internationally. He uses a personal narrative and memory as a subjective place to explore the imaginative possibilities of painting and object making. It will be held at National Art Gallery, No 2, Jalan Temerloh, Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. The gallery is open from 10am-6pm daily. For more information visit www.artgallery.gov.my.

 

It’s Been Four Years Since marks a turbulent yet stabilising period in the life of artist Cheng Yen Pheng. This is her second solo exhibition and it emphasises a chapter in her life which has tested yet moulded her. She has an outspoken, honest, and determined approach towards her life which is mirrored in her artistic journey. This exhibition will be held until Jan 6, 2019 at Wei-Ling Gallery, 8 Jalan Scott, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. For more details visit www.weiling-gallery.com.