Monday, January 28, 2013

KL Experimental Film & Video Festival 2013: Outdoor

KL Experimental Film & Video Festival 2013: Outdoor




KLEX, a grassroots artists/volunteers-organised festival, lures you away from mainstream films to dabble in experimental filmography. Expect short films and videos from Colombia, Spain, Russia, Hong Kong, Canada, Japan and Thailand. Here's what showing:
Cielo
KL Experimental Film & Video Festival 2013: Outdoor
KLEX, a grassroots artists/volunteers-organised festival, lures you away from mainstream films to dabble in experimental filmography. Expect short films and videos from Colombia, Spain, Russia, Hong Kong, Canada, Japan and Thailand. Here's what showing:
Cielo
The latest in a series of three videos from Colombia.
The Hunter
An anti-boring performance that intends to highlight a contemporary conceptual paranoia, the rabbit world.
Hermeneutics
A piece of visual illustration that exemplifies what hermeneutics is.
Star
A unique interpretation of news presentation with the usage of collage, banners and sound.
Square Dance Hypnotist
A film that goes back and forth between clips of outlaw individualism and the search for self within community.
The First Rain
A clip which employs the juxtaposition of images to create organic movements.
For more screenings, click here.

Blackbox, Map at Publika, Level G2-01, Block A5, Solaris Dutamas, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Red Bull Thre3style showcase with DJ Nu Mark

Red Bull Thre3style showcase with DJ Nu Mark




Leading up to the Red Bull Thre3style local competition on Mar 8, Los Angeles-based DJ Nu Mark, a regular performer for the Red Bull Thre3style series, will be in town for a special live set this Feb 22. A former member of critically acclaimed hip hop outfit Jurassic 5, Nu Mark has gone on to tour all over the world, and has worked with Nas, Damian Marley and The Lonely Island to name a few. 

Known for experimenting with children's music toys in his DJ sets, Nu Mak's KL set will surely be a unique experience for all. Also spinning for the night will be local DJs Fuzz, Cza and Bunga (Twilight Action Girl).

Feb 22, 2013  To: Feb 22, 2013

Time: 10pm
The Butter Factory, 1, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Star Trek: The Exhibition

Star Trek: The Exhibition




Malaysian Trekkies can now live out their fantasies at the National Science Centre's latest exhibition of epic sci-fi proportions. Fresh from its successful run in Vancouver, Star Trek: The Exhibition makes it way to KL as part of the first leg of its Asian tour. The exhibition features an interactive, museum-style experience of what's said to be the largest collection of authentic 'Star Trek' artefacts on public display.  

Sets, show costumes, props and other priceless museum pieces from all five of the 'Star Trek' TV series and 11 feature films – including the 2009 JJ Abrams reboot – will be on display. Other attractions include the opportunity to sit in Captain Kirk's iconic chair, as well as a seven-metre replica of the USS Enterprise and Star Trek transporter among many others.

Dec 19, 2012  To: Mar 31, 2013

Time: 9am-5pm. Closed Fridays.
Price: Adults, RM20; students and children, RM10
 National Science Center
Bukit Kiara, Bukit Kiara, KL.
Tel: 03 2089 3400

Monday, January 21, 2013

Patrick Terbrack Quintet


Patrick Terbrack Quintet
Having already performed with seasoned veterans and jazz legends Willie Pickens, Rodney Whitaker, Benny Golson, and Jimmy Heath, Patrick Terbrack is stepping away from his role as a sideman and embracing his role as a band leader.

Feb 21, 2013 
Time: 9.30pm
Price: RM40

No Black Tie, 17, Jalan Mesui, Off Jalan Nagasari, KL.
Tel: 03 2142 3737
 

Friday, January 18, 2013

Eastern European Encounters

Eastern European Encounters




Conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu leads the MPO to perform works by Enescu, Rozsa and Korngold alongside violist Gilad Karni.

Feb 23, 2013 to Feb 24, 2013
Time: Feb 23, 8.30pm; Feb 24, 3pm
Price: RM50-RM130
 
Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, Jalan Ampang, KL
Tel: 03 2051 7007

Monday, January 14, 2013

BMW Malaysian Open 2013

BMW Malaysian Open 2013




The knockout tournament will see 16 doubles teams and 32 singles players competing for a prize purse of US$235,000 and valuable world ranking points. World no 10 Caroline Wozniacki, defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei, former world no 5 Daniela Hantuchov√° and Japan's top player Ayumi Morita are confirmed to appear this year. Other names in the tournament include Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski, Thai veteran Tamarine Tanasugarn and Australian rising star Ashleigh Barty.

From: Feb 25, 2013  To: Mar 3, 2013
Price: Early bird, RM15-RM50; season pass RM100. Normal price, RM30-RM70; season pass RM150

The Royal Selangor Golf Club, Jalan Tun Razak, KL.
Tel: 03 7880 7999

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Underwater Lion Dance

 Aquaria CNY underwater lion dance
This Chinese New Year, be one of the first to witness an underwater lion dance performance in Malaysia. There will also be a scuba Tsai-Shen (Feb 10-24, 12noon & 3pm) appearance during the daily feeding show at the Aquatheatre along with the opportunity to meet the God of Prosperity and Rocky the shark (Feb 10-24, 11am & 4pm). The Underwater lion dance performance happens Feb 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 at 1pm.
 
Feb 10, 2013  to Feb 24, 2013 , From 11am
RM99 family package (two adults, two kids)
Aquaria, Concourse level, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, KL.
Tel: 03 2333 1888

Friday, January 11, 2013

Ice Age @Kiara

The Ice Age Experience






Take a trip back in time to the Ice Age and watch as the extinct creatures that used to roam the land are brought back to life through mechanical machinery. Visitors can learn a thing or two about the Ice Age, how the animals became extinct and how the ecosystem was affected.
From: Feb 6, 2013  To: May 31, 2013
Time: 12noon-10pm
Price: Adult, RM12; Child and senior citizen, RM10; family (two adults, two children), RM36

First floor, 1 Mont Kiara, 1 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, KL.
Tel: 03 9105 6929

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Wheels at Publika


If you're on the lookout for a free and open circuit to cycle without traffic obstruction, Publika is now providing that space. Every Sunday, families, youths and residents of all ages can cycle, roller-blade or bring out the scooters and baby prams as they wish. Publika will also loan bikes for free to those who do not own one.
 
From: Feb 24, 2013  To: Dec 29, 2013
Time: 7.15am-10am
Price: Free
Advance booking: No

Publika, 1 Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL.
Tel: 03 6207 9426

Monday, January 07, 2013

Penang World Music Festival 2013




The 2013 Edition of the Penang World Music Festival (PWMF) will take place from March 30 to 31, and the list of bands performing at the festival is nothing less than impressive. The venue will once again be the Quarry Park at the Penang Botanic Gardens. It is a tranquil and nature-inspired setting to showcase the diverse range of musicians that will be making Penang home in the last week of March this year.

A total of 12 bands will be featured at the festival during the two days. Among them are Mu from Portugal, Kimi Djabate (Guinea- Bissau), Nasout (Iran), Alp Bora Quartet (Turkey), Saharadja (Indonesia), Inka Marka (South America), Kalayo (Philippines) and Malaysian bands.