A night of jazz
RENOWNED jazz vocalist Jamie Davis will be in town to help raise funds for the Dalat International School in Kuala Lumpur. Davis holds a position among the pantheon of great male vocalists with a compelling full deep, baritone and passion for his craft that leaves his audiences uplifted and “feelin’ good ... really good”.
Hollywood film legend Clint Eastwood counts himself as a fan of Davis, so don’t miss this incredible opportunity to catch Davis at these dates and venues listed below:
> Golden Sands Resort, Batu Feringgi Beach, Penang, on Friday, 7.30pm.
> Sime Darby Convention Center, KL, on Nov 3, 7.30pm > PJ Live Arts Theater on Nov 4, 8.30pm. Entry to all shows is by donation. For more information contact Karen at 016-972 8401 or e-mail email@example.com. n TONIGHT sees acoustic pop singer-songwriter Diandra Arjunaidi, 19, taking the spotlight at Laundry Bar with the launch of her first single Happy, accompanied by an official video presentation. The breezy single, released by Monsoon Records, is a much awaited recording by Diandra, who has been making a name for herself in the local scene in the past year.
As a treat, Diandra will delight fans and newcomers to her music with a full set tonight at the Laundry Bar Curve, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya in Selangor. Also on the bill are Reza Salleh and Ben Blondel.
n ANTHONY Strong will be perfoming at Showtime is 9pm. Admission is free. Browse (monsoon.my). Alexis Bistro Ampang and Upstairs @ Alexis Telawi, Bangsar, both in KL, on Oct 29 and 30 and Nov 5 and 6
London-based singer-pianist Strong is a songwriter-musician who infuses jazz, blues and soul. The 25-year-old is currently winning over audiences the world over with infectious feel-good music featured on his debut album Guaranteed!.
His influences range from Frank Sinatra to Stevie Wonder and Burt Bacharach to Oscar Peterson.
Catch Strong on Friday and Saturday, and on Nov 5 and 6 at Alexis Bistro Ampang, KL, and Upstairs @ Alexis Telawi, KL, on Nov 4.
Cover charge RM25. Showtime starts at 10pm. Table bookings for diners only. Dress code applies. For more information, call % 03-4260 2288 or visit www.alexis.com.my. n OF Foreign Lands And People – A Robert Schumann 200th Anniversary Fest will showcase local talents performing Schumann’s Lieder from the early and late periods, n POPULAR singer-actress Jaclyn Victor will be performing in a special showcase for Hard Rock’s Pinktober campaign for breast cancer awareness. The show is in support of Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia. The showcase takes place this Sunday.
Show starts 11pm at Hard Rock KL. The cover charge RM55 (inclusive of a non-alcoholic drink). For inquiries, call % 03-2715 5555. n THE Penang Players Music & Drama Society is organising a fun workshop to discover the artist in you, all without saying a word. The workshop features facilitator Ulrich Gottlieb, who is based in Vienna and Bangkok, who started out in street theatre before training in mime and physical theatre from Werner Mueller and Hiro Uchiyama in Germany.
So uncover the hidden talent in you by discovering elements like mime, movement, contact improvisation, space experimentation, props and dynamics experimentation, various levels of focusing and more.
The workshop is from Nov 1 to 5 at the Alliance Française, 46 Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, Penang. The fee is RM60 (adults), RM50 (Penang Players members and students). For further details and registration, call Joelle (012-551 2616), Eric (012-465 3893) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Set to delight: Diandra Arjunaidi will
take the spotlight at Laundry Bar
Anthony Strong will perform at Alexis Bistro on Friday and Saturday.