Weekend by numbers: 22.02.19 to 24.02.19

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on February 22, 2019.
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Your quick guide to rest and relaxation.

4 performances to enjoy

Melissa Indot

Charming the crowd from the age of 16, Melissa Indot has opened for internationally renowned artistes such as Natalie Cole, Sean Kingston and Flo Rida during their concerts locally. From performing in the Royal Albert Hall in London to working alongside UK’s celebrity DJ Sam Young and DJ tyDi, this edgy artiste is sure to give the audience a show it will not forget. It will be held at 9.30pm at Bobo KL, 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Kuala Lumpur today and tomorrow. Tickets are available for RM60. For further information, visit bobokl.com.


The Big Murder Mystery or Not

Check out original play, The Big Murder Mystery or Not, which follows the story of three protagonists who are looking for something more in their lives. A man who wants to be rich; a boy looking for motherly love; and a woman who wants to be married. The play will be in Hokkien with Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin subtitles. It will be held today and tomorrow at Five Arts Centre, 27 & 27A, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 7, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced at RM40 and for more information about the performance, visit fiveartscentre.org.


Organ Trio

Nicole Duffell, tenor saxophonist, formed the Organ Trio in mid-2013 with Hammond maestro Olver Von Essen and drummer Eddin Laymage. Join them for a night of exciting modern arrangements along with original compositions in their diverse repertoire. It will be held tonight at No Black Tie, 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. For RM64, tickets can be purchased at noblacktie.com.my.


Michael Veerapen Trio and Frances Tsen

Head over to Alexis Ampang and enjoy a performance by the Michael Veerapen Trio and Frances Tsen. It will be a night filled with the beautiful melodies of jazz. It will be held at 10pm at Alexis Ampang, Great Eastern Mall, 303 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced from RM10. For further information, contact (03) 4260 2288.



3 art exhibitions to view

Private Lives

The solo exhibition, Private Lives, by Chia Yu Chian showcases over 160 artworks and archival material that focus on the last decade of the artist’s life and artistic practices. The works displayed will range between the 1960s and 1990s which have been primarily sourced from the Chia Yu Chian Family collection as well as other private and national collections. It will be held at Ilham Gallery, Level 5, Ilham Tower, 8, Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur. For further information, visit ilhamgallery.com


My Story

My Story is a group exhibition featuring 12 artists Adrin Shafil, Ellin Nor Suria, Flora, Golnaz Rezvan, Ganabathi, Jermane Krishnan, Lynee Foster, Mary Ann, Moly, Nadarajan, Nor Rasidah and Sanker Ganesh. There will be 36 works in total and the exhibitions aim to present the artists’ next stage in art creation. It will be held at the Museum of Asian Art, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. For further details, visit museum.um.edu.my.


Painting from The Heart: Art For Good

Over 100 pieces from more than 20 artists will be displayed at Painting from The Heart: Art For Good, a charity art exhibition. This is a good opportunity to bring home some of Malaysia’s finest art while also giving back by contributing to the Society for the Severely Mentally Handicapped. It will be held this weekend at the Main Concourse, Bangsar Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur. For more information, visit bsc.com.my



2 ways to paint your weekend

Drawing class for adults

Participate in a drawing class for adults who think they cannot draw. Rather than being taught how to draw something specific, the course aims to give each person a different mindset towards art alongside knowledge of basic tools that can put you on the path of drawing anything. This workshop will be held around 2.30pm tomorrow at Cziplee Bangsar, 1, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are priced at RM120. For further details, contact 1700 81 7262


Van Gogh’s Starry Night

After a long week at work, the perfect way to relax and have a good time is to paint with a drink in hand. The theme of this workshop is “Van Gogh’s Starry Night” with tickets priced from RM140++. It will be held at 8pm tomorrow at Art & Bonding, No.22-3, Jalan 25/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur. For further information, contact 010 650 1212.



1 product to purchase

The White Dew Intensive Eye Mask

The White Dew Intensive Eye Mask, with eight sheets per package, features a double-layered eye patch aiming to brighten dull skin around the eyes by promoting blood circulation with a warming effect around the W-zone which tends to be prone to freckles and blemishes. It is priced at RM105. For more details visit www.laneige.com/my.