Category: Event Reviews

The Hype Is Real At AniManGaki 2017

So fun, much awesome. By Yue Lynn After much waiting, excitement, suspense and more waiting, AniManGaki 2017 finally happened last weekend (19-20 August)! Otakus and geeky fans rejoiced. Being one of Malaysia’s largest and infamous geekfest, this annual convention is expectedly filled to the brim with colourful cosplayers, countless artsy booths, exhibitions, stage performances from local and international performers, countless activities and cargo loads of humans! With a hefty ticket price of RM25 per day, someone is definitely laughing somewhere while some may be crying (*cue an anime character crying scene). The booths are actually covered up by human...

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Kroenenbourg brings Le Moment to Publika

Ah, France. To a Malaysian, this conjures up images of the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, romance, and baguettes, but there’s so much more to France than just that – and we’re talking about Kroenenbourg, the fruity wheat beer that transformed The Square in Publika into a genuinely French experience, with sections of the outdoor area refashioned into areas named La Region Du Kronenbourg, Rue Du Kronenbourg and of course, Champs De La Publika. In celebration of Bastille Day, Kroenenbourg brought hand massages, Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc infused sorbet and macaroons, mimes, cabaret performances, street magicians and popular jazz band – 9Lives...

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Red Bull’s Elixir of Life @ The Pawn Room, TTDI

By Matt Liew Last weekend, our friends at Red Bull International were kind enough to invite us over to The Pawn Room, a cozy speakeasy in TTDI with a very distinct Oriental theme to its decor & layout. We were invited to try their latest creation in a line of Red Bull-infused drinks & cocktails, aptly named the Elixir of Life – and it lived up to the high standards associated with all things Red Bull. A gin-based cocktail containing coconut water, kaffir lime syrup, lemon juice, and Red Bull, the Elixir of Life is served over dry ice...

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Urbanscapes 2017 wraps up at The Row with Tiger Beer

By Muhammad Nabil Crystal Castles performing at Tiger UncageMusic Block Party at Slate, The Row (2) Crystal Castles performing at Tiger UncageMusic Block Party at Slate, The Row (4) Crystal Castles performing at Tiger UncageMusic Block Party at Slate, The Row (3) Urbanscapes transformed The Row into their own playground last Sunday on the 21st of May. Following in line with this year’s theme, ‘Rediscover KL,’ the venue hosted numerous activities for visitors to indulge themselves in the art, culture, and talents of Kuala Lumpur. Guests at The Deck during Tiger UncageMusic Block Party(3) Guest trying out an engagement...

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Mew wow the Malaysian crowd for the 2nd time

By A.Akbar Urbanscapes threw in another treat this year by bringing back Malaysia’s favorite Danish prog-rock outfit back to Kuala Lumpur. The usually-congested city streets were surprisingly empty but KL Live, situated by Jalan Sultan Ismail, was full of alternative rock fans well in their late 20s or early 30s, eager to relive their younger years for just one night. The Urbanscapes team prepped the venue well to welcome the trio and the fans as even Tiger’s UNCAGE section was strategically-placed in the hall to make room for the audience to dance their hearts out. The event started with...

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