As we wrap up the shortest month of the year, it’s time to fill up the rest of your calendar. This week, we’ve got events for your social circle while not forgetting some quality time with no.1 — yourself, that is. Whether you’re clocking in hours with a few favourite people or looking for some peace, February has a handful of happenings we can’t wait to check out.
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Afternoon tea, books, and charming spaces sound like the ideal restful weekend experience. The RuMa Hotel’s Library has a nice collection of reads on architecture, design, fashion, and Malaysia travel guides, which you can enjoy over their latest afternoon tea offering. Serving local-influenced favourite and sweet treats, the set comes with a complimentary glass of Prosecco and is available daily from 3-5pm.
After selling out tickets for their initial KL show, a second show has been added with tickets still on sale but trust us, you don’t want to waste time booking time! The British electro-R&B duo are currently on their ‘Love Me, Love Me Not’ Asian tour, perfect for fans of their musical vibe: perfect for those late nights, intimate, and even slightly romantic.
This play was inspired by a 1975 critical essay titled “The Laugh of the Medusa” by French feminist writer, Hélène Cixous. To Which My Brother Laughed; is also a response to controversy in Malaysia, touching on the uproar of issues that took place just last year. This work will set out as Cixous brilliantly writes “to break, to destroy; and to foresee the unforeseeable, to project,” and is presented by The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat.
Hello, payday! Flex your wallet just a little at this weekend’s market, set to be an outdoor barbecue meets vinyl and vintage market, happening from 3-11pm. There will be seven different food vendors, a bar managed by Jameson, and 20 music related and vintage clothing vendors inside. Not to mention, vinyl DJ slots and live music.
Add some zen into your life with the charming Kokedama; a Japanese bonsai which brings a touch of nature to your space with its free-form hanging moss accent. As any ‘plant parent’ will tell you, a having a green thumb takes some work (and patience!), and a good place to start is at the workshop where you’ll learn the steps of hand-creating Kokedama, taking care of it, decor tips, and all other must-knows.
The Instant Café Theatre Company presents a poignant tale of home, identity, friendship and family. It tells the story of Amy and her friends, each with their own struggle and journey towards finding their own in Malaysia. Directed by Gavin Yap, the play stars Sharifah Amani, Redza Minhat, Ghafir Akbar and Farah Rani.