Weekend by numbers 3.05.19 to 5.05.19

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on May 3, 2019.
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4 performances to enjoy

Head over to the city to enjoy the Borneo KL Hip Hop Showcase as entertainers Arabyrd, K-Clique, Asyraf Hardy, Benzooloo and Zed Peace showcase their beats and rhymes.  It will be held tomorrow at 9.30pm at No Black Tie 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are available at RM80 each at noblacktie.com.my.

 

 

 

 

Sekolah Seni Malaysia Perak will be performing Mek Mulung: Lakhon Dewa Muda which tells the tale of a prince on a mission to bring peace to his country. This play is a form of traditional Malay theatre that describes the life of a heroic prince.  It will be held today and tomorrow at 8.30pm and on Sunday at 3pm, at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced at RM35 and are available for purchase at klpac.org.

 

Maestro Junichi Hirokami introduces Russian-influenced Akutagawa’s Triptyque at the show The Dollar Symphony, and conjures a quintessential Morning Mood with Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suites, one of the most popular works of all time. It will be held tomorrow at 8.30pm and on Sunday at 3pm, at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced between RM56 and RM141 at mpo.com.my.

 

Ee Jeng Trio and Beza are teaming up to give the audience a night filled with jazz. Beza has released her first single Catchin Up, available on iTunes and Spotify.  The performance will be held today and tomorrow at 10pm at Alexis Bistro Ampang, Lot 10, Great Eastern Mall, 303, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are priced at RM10. For more information, visit alexis.com.my.

 

 

2 art exhibitions

Woman and Proud as Hell is an exhibition dedicated to art in the #MeToo era. It celebrates women through art and shines the light on women’s empowerment. It will be held over the weekend from 10am at Gallery des Artistes, Tropicana Golf and Country Resort, Jalan Kelab Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. For details, contact (03) 7804 8888.

 

The Mother’s Day Art Show consists of over 100 artworks from 18 local artists in Chinese ink, watercolour, oil, acrylic and mixed media with the subject of a mother’s love in mind. It will be held over the weekend at The Boulevard, Publika Shopping Gallery, 1, Jalan Dutamas, Publika Shopping Gallery, Mont’Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. For details, contact (03) 6211 7878.

 

 

2 art classes

Marker Drawing Workshop with Christal is a workshop suitable for beginners with no experience needed. It will help develop and improve skills of those who would like to learn new techniques to drawing with markers. It will be held at Damansara Intan, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Tickets are priced at RM50. For more information, visit eventbrite.com.

 

Brew N Brush: Dark Skies is a fun class to attend where customers can socialise as well as learn how to paint beautiful dark skies. It will be held tomorrow at 11am at Brew n Brush, Jao Tim, 61 Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets are priced from RM137 and are available for purchase at eventbrite.com.

 

 

1 art market

ARTitude Curated Bazaar is back today and tomorrow for two days of showcasing young, creative Malaysians. There will also be music performances including a dance performance from the refugee community. It will be held from noon to 8pm at The School, Jaya One, 2A, Jalan Universiti, Seksyen 13, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. For more information, visit jayaone.com.my.

 

 

1 comedy show

Papi Zak has established himself as one of the most renowned entertainers in the Malaysian comedy scene. His stand-up routines are terrific for audiences of all ages as he brings his quirky brand of humour and observations from daily life to the stage in a relatable way. It will be held today and tomorrow at 8.30pm at The Joke Factory, 1, Jalan Dutamas, Publika Shopping Gallery, Mont’Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets at RM60 each are available at thejokefactory.com.my.