Category: Event Listings

Event: Holifest returns with #HOLIFEST2

#HOLIFEST is back for its second installment, and is the perfect opportunity to channel your inner Jackson Pollock and throw handfuls of coloured powder at willing victims. Last year’s #HOLIFEST was quite the hit, and you can check out some pictures from last year’s installment over here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1151406401553165.1073741905.318330651527415&type=3 This year, the organizers are promising to double the amount of coloured powder provided, from last year’s 500kg to a whopping 1000kg. They also have 4 DJs and more local acts lined up to...

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Unit 23’s Poetry Open Mic Vol.2

By A.Akbar Unit 23 Cafe Shah Alam has been quite active organizing events in Shah Alam, other than serving scrumptious salted egg pastas. Poetry Open Mic, at its second event, will feature open micers from all over Klang Valley. If you’re interested to participate, call the number below and entertain the entertainable! Date: 2nd April  2016 Time: 6pm – 10pm Venue: Unit 23 Section 9 Shah Alam (above 99 Speedmart) Admission:...

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Shrek the Musical is coming to Malaysia!

Our favorite green ogre is coming to Malaysia for the first time ever as a part of his international tour. This live adaptation of the popular animation brings Shrek’s adventures to life on a stage near you. In a far away kingdom, things get a bit weird when an green ogre shows up to rescue a beautiful princess with his band of Guardians of the Galaxy-ish misfits except, you know, Groot is a gingerbread man in this case. Fortunately for fans, the show will not be showcased in a far, far away land. Instead, it’ll be held at Istana...

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Gegey Fest 2016

By A. Akbar Gegey Fest brings a heart thumping lineup for this year’s installment with Strikeout, In Believer, and Patriots, formerly known as Heart-A-Tack, making their festival debut alongside mainstays Kids On The Move, Artefacts, and Black Territory. Get wrecked with Gegey at Blackbox Publika this April 16th! Date: April 16th 2016 Time: 12pm Venue: Blackbox Publika, Kuala Lumpur Admission:...

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#KotaKata : a festival of expressions, books, and discussions

By Shazwan Zulkiffli If you’re active on Twitter, you’ll have probably seen the hashtag #KotaKata somewhere in your feed of Frank Ocean love quotes and slapstick Vines. #KotaKata is a celebration of expressionism and art, through books, discussions, poetry slam and of course, live music by Sindiket SOL-JAH and friends. I don’t think you can get Dato Dr Zurinah Hassan, the cheeky Brian Gomez of Sons of Soil, indie legends Couple, Laila’s Lounge, Fynn Jamal, and alternative publishers Amir Muhammad, Mutalib Uthman, Sinaganaga, Jayzuan and the articulate Aloy Paradoks at the same event every day and we predict that...

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