Category: Event Listings

Event: Freedom Kuala Lumpur Music Festival

Reggae and Ska fans rejoice! Republic of Brickfields and Gerhana Ska Cinta will be headlining Freedom Kuala Lumpur Music Festival alongside Massacre Conspiracy, Maddthelin, and Tres Empre at the legendary MCPA hall. This is the first gig at the hall for almost a decade. Senyuman ragamu anyone? Come skank and pogo to relive those good ol‘ MCPA memories to the reggae beat of the all star acts! Date: April 23rd, 2016 Time: 2pm – 10pm Venue: MCPA Hall Admission: Presale: RM13 Door:...

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Event: Pesta Kechill Rantai at Publika

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Art festival pioneers RANTAI are organizing something environmentally friendly, in conjunction with Publika Eco Month. RANTAI, BOCO, and MAPKL Publika present Pesta Kechill Rantai, where art is projected into craft, workshops, plays, fingerboards, and in true Malaysian fashion, good food. Art event organizers BOCO will be in charge of the creative bazaar, where you should expect unexpectedly creative craft, books, busking sessions, and Natasha Johanif x Sahaq Ibrahim’s Mean Sandwiches. There will also be screenings of Malaysian shorts, workshops, discussions and theater by Arto Movement, and theatrical performances at the BLACKBOX. Come paint your weekend with...

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Event: Like A Version

Save the date – on April 10th, Kuala Lumpur gets its own (live!) adaptation of Like A Version, a popular weekly segment on Australian radio station Triple J, where musicians perform their own songs and covers. Arts-meets-music flea market THISCOVER Weekend will also be involved in the event, which will take place at TREC on Jalan Tun Razak. Discover new acts, merchandise and art, as THISCOVER Weekend’s “nu vendors” include retailers for health-conscious snacks, a KL street photography exhibit, rare streetwear [for sale and showcase], the appearance of a local motorcycle club, and much more. Get your virgin ears...

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Event: Drag Attack!

If you’ve ever seen the notorious Kumar from our neighbours down south, you probably have an idea of what’s coming. Drag Attack! promises to deliver a night of great fun, combining stand up comedy with musical and dance performances. Definitely not one for the kids or the faint of heart, as this is definitely something for a more mature audience, and could even prove be a little raunchy. Straight off their poster: What do you get when you put Conchita Wurst, Rupaul and Priscilla together in one show? A hilarious must watch battle of the Drag Divas that will...

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Event: AWAS! A Week of Animation Shorts to thrill and entertain.

The fine folks at Dust Breeding, Findars Art Space, and Raksasa Print Studio proudly present: AWAS! 2016. (AWAS stands for “A Week of Animation Shorts”) At a total screening time of roughly 70 minutes, AWAS! 2016 is free admission, and features the following selection of 10 short movies from around the world, curated by Fabrizio Gilardino and Andrea Martignoni: Director: Blu (Italy) Title: Big Bang Big Boom Runtime: 10m Year: 2010 Director: Wang Haiyang (China) Title: 弗洛伊德, 魚和蝴蝶 (Freud, Fish and Butterfly) Runtime: 3m30s Year: 2012 Director: Vessela Dantcheva (Bulgaria) Title: Anna Blume Runtime: 9m Year: 2009 Director: Valerio...

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