Looking for things to do? Read on for our guide to the week's best events. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our homepage for daily updates on the best restaurants, events and whatever else KL has to offer before our next hot list is published on Monday.
Join GF Smith as they launch their iconic Colorplan paper range in Malaysia – their line of premium uncoated coloured papers. In collaboration with Design Union and Rj Paper, they have put together two days of presentations, exhibitions, workshops, installations and parties featuring local artists, designers and creative icons.
Sunny Side Up market returns with a new edition of its three-day shopping affair. Get your shopping done with more than 30 of Malaysia’s up and coming designers and apparel suppliers that include Bentuk-Bentuk, Mowgli, The Batik Boutique, Cotton Pines, Sanctuary and more. Join Black Milk Project's coffee stain art workshop if you're in the mood for a hands-on activity.
Set to play at Lollapalooza and Tomorrowland later on in the year, catch DJ duo Yellow Claw as they hit the decks at KL Live. Expect mixes that combine elements of trap, hip hop, dubstep, hardstyle and moombahton. Hear them play hits ‘In My Room’ and ‘Catch Me’, and if you’re lucky, they’ll maybe play a few songs from their upcoming album ‘Los Amsterdam’.
Kota Buku will be hosting their regular KotaKata fair at Siar Kaki Parkson in Maju Junction Mall. Expect book vendors such as Fixi, Obscura, Sang Freud Press, Lejen Press and more. Look forward to talks by Arafat Hambali, Bungolale, Mohd Khair Ngidiron and more. Performances for the day are split into two; belah siang and belah malam. Catch local acts like The Venopian Solitude, Aishah Rais, Joni Atari and more during the belah siang stage and come the night, The Times, Cik Ramlah and Ana Syuhada perform. Keep up with their Facebook page for more updates.
Sound Love Affair and Jiro have teamed up to present Kevin Yost. A coveted deep house and techno artist, he’s released close to 100 singles and many albums, with no signs of stopping. Known for delivering an experience - expect experimental visuals and designs, textural soundscapes and digital innovations. Opening the night are the Sound Love Affair boys Friz & Kutty and Alan Tand.
Kumar is probably one of the most notable comedians in the region. The Singaporean personality dons many hats as a performer, TV host, actor, dancer, director, author, but he's best known for performing his stand-up in drag, having made a name for himself at Singapore's now defunct Boom Boom Room. Catch him poking fun at just about anything you can think of during his act at LOL Fest 2017, doling out the best jokes and jibes he can offer.
Pisco Bar is collaborating with the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur to screen Danish movie, 'Lang Historie Kort' (Long Story Short). The story revolves around the life of Ellen and her friends as they cope with middle-aged struggles of love and relationships. No worries to those who don’t understand Danish, English subtitles are available. Check in with their event page to find out how to secure your seats.
Anomalist Production presents Teater Polos, a play directed by Nell Hanan. Experience the life of Sara, an uprising radio presenter that gets the opportunity to host her very own talk show. Revolving around relationships, cheating partners, extramarital affairs and more, the show becomes a quick hit. The show stars Sara Zulkifli, Shariff Salleh, Zulhusni Zamir, Sheda Shamsuddin and Nabil Zakaria.
‘Tales from the Jamban’ is the brainchild of the people behind the annual series ‘Tales from the Bedroom’ – a set of plays about embarrassing things that happen in the bedroom. With this new title, you can already guess what it’s about. The first instalment of the new series, ‘Tales from the Jamban’ will feature ten short plays about the awkward misadventures in the toilet. Plus, with titles like ‘Oh Lord Why Me’, ‘Load of Faith’, ‘Best Friends Do Shit Together’ and more, you can be sure of a good time.