Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Penang Island Jazz Festival

The 7th Edition of The Penang Island Jazz Festival will be held from the 2nd to 5th of December 2010.

The Main feature of the Festival - the outdoor "Jazz By The Beach" (Main Stage) will be at the Bayview Beach Resort Gardens on the 4th & 5th of December starting from 6.30pm to 11pm featuring five (5) acts (local and international) per night.

Among some this year's Main Stage performers are PESSOC (Penang State Symphony Orchestra), Brazilian Guitarist /Percussionist Celso Machado, Co-Winners of The Nordic Jazz Comets Competition from Norway - PELbO, Aca Pella Group - Stouxingers from Germany, Rain Sultanov Quartet from Azerbaijan, SC Yun Trio from Korea, Boi Akih from Netherlands and two time Grammy Nominee - Tommy Emmanuel.

As in the past 6 years, a host of other supporting activities will be held in conjunction with this year's Festival, which will include a Photography Competition and Exhibition entitled "The Sound I See - Jazz In Penang" organized by The Penang Jazz Community, "An Evening With" series at G Spot at G Hotel, "Jazz With A Heart" Charity Dinner, Music Workshops, The Island Jazz Forum, Afternoon Fringe Stage performances at G Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and Bayview Beach Resort, Community Drum Circle, A Jazz Gallery Exhibition of Posters, Print Paintings, Photographs and Percussion at the foyer of the Grand Ballroom of Bayview Beach Resort and others.

Ticket price for the Festival's Main Stage - "Jazz By The Beach" programme on the 4th and 5th of December is RM60.00 (inclusive of RM3 ticketing fee) per night.

Nyonya Colors at The Curve

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KL Mountain Bike Carnival

23 - 24 Oct 2010


Taman Lembah Kiara TTDI, Jalan Abang Haji Openg Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

Admission RM50

Phone +603-7710 9984

Steep climbs and rocky descents await riders on the notoriously challenging KL Mountain Bike Carnival course. Now in its eight year, the Carnival will host national and international mountain bikers for a weekend of racing in Bukit Kiara. Heats are held on Saturday but Sunday is when it’s all decided.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Kings & Queen of Comedy

Following the success of The Comedy Club KL, they are now bringing a new concept of stand-up comedy performance to heart of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The show, entitled “Kings and Queen of Comedy Asia” is the first ever of its kind here and features 5 of the best comedians in Asia performing back to back promising 2.5 hours of non-stop laughter.

And talent is not lacking in these 5 incongruent comedians - Harith Iskander from Malaysia, Hung Le from Vietnam, Kumar from Singapore, Douglas Lim from Malaysia, Vir Das from India and they are widely regarded as the best English speaking stand-up talents in their countries.

The show is also ready to tour Asia and beyond in 2011. The world needs to be ready to take on comedy – Asia style!

Check out the special site of the show for details: www.knqofcomedy.com