Story of Malaysia
ONE MALAYSIA, ONE STORY Gallery 2, Muzium Negara Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 2267 1000 www.muziumnegara.gov.my
The country celebrated its 59th National Day yesterday. In conjunction with the memorable event, this exhibition showcases the history of the country from Emergency to Independence, and includes the formation of the Malayan Union, the Federation of Malaya and the elections of 1955. Featuring old photographs from the National Archives’ collection. Time: 9am- 6pm. Entrance is free.
BEING AND BELONGING Oriental Art & Cultural Centre 10 & 12, Yayasan Elken Jalan 1/ 137C, Batu 5 Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 7785 6363
This solo exhibition by award- winning artist Helen Guek Yee Mei aims to present the belonging of place and culture identity through visual images. The artist seeks to capture the processes of the memory, dealing with states of change through the intersection of inherited culture and the relationship with a geographical dimension of the host environment. Time: 11am- 7pm ( Tuesday to Sunday). Entrance is free.
FOND FAREWELL: AN INTERACTIVE MURDER MYSTERY E Block Auditorium, HELP Academy Damansara campus 45, Jalan Dungun Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur tel: 016- 203 7803 ( Yudheish)/ 012- 900 8599 ( Ben)
Fond Farewell is an interactive murder mystery which begins as a solemn memorial service for millionaire Benjamin Fullman which launches into hilarity as a son, a daughter and three wives arrive to claim his inheritance. Be prepared to be part of the craziness as audiences will be invited to guess who among them is telling the truth. This production is presented by the students of HELP Academy’s A- levels department. Tickets: RM10. Time: 8pm ( today and tomorrow) and 2pm ( Saturday).
IMU CHARIOFARE 2016 International Medical University 126, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19 Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 8656 7228 email@example.com
Sign up for International Medical University’s ( IMU) charity run which aims to raise over RM180,000 for the needy. There are various categories, including the 3km fun run, 10km team challenge and 5km Junior Boys and Junior Girls run. Funds will be channelled to Home of Peace, Rumah Titian Kaseh and IMU Cares Humanitarian Fund. Besides the run, there will be food, fun activities, bands, games for children, and dance performances. Registration fees: RM35- RM500 ( groups). Time: 6.30am- 10am.
GENTLEMAN’S RUN Gurney Paragon Jalan Kelawai, George town, Penang www.mountmiriam.com firstname.lastname@example.org
In aid of the Needy Cancer Patient Fund and in- conjunction with prostate cancer awareness, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital is organising its second 4km charity fun run. All participants will be given an artificial moustache to wear as a symbol of support towards prostate cancer awareness. The run doubles up as a fund- raising event for needy cancer patients. Each participant will receive a runner’s T- shirt and a moustache- shaped pewter finisher medal. Time: 6am. Registration fee: RM80.
ITO & ALL StAr BLUES BAND LIVE No Black tie Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 2142 3737 noblacktie.com.my
TODAY: The sound of blues and rock will reverberate when Ito & All Star Blues Band take on this renowned live venue. The band, famed for its rootsy music, will dish out original nuggets from Ito’s Blues Gang catalogue and classic covers from both the pre- war and urban blues eras. Opening the night is retro rock band Cats In Love, which will dish out its originals and gems from the 1960s rock movement. Time: 9pm. Cover: RM32.
BEST OF KEVIN KERN LIVE – 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Bentley Music Auditorium Levelr 3, Wisma Bentley Music 3, Jalan PJU 7/ 2, Mutiara Damansara Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya tel: ( 03) 7727 3333 www.bentleymusic.com
SEPT 11: Critically acclaimed and best- selling New Age pianist Kevin Kern is set to perform in Malaysia for the first time ever. The concert celebrates the 20th anniversary of the pianist’s New Age debut album In The Enchanted Garden ( 1996), which sold triple- platinum in Asia. In the years since, he has released over 10 best- selling albums globally. His recordings have ranged from the classically flavoured cinematic melodies of Summer Daydreams to the organic acoustic textures of The Winding Path. The concert will feature some of the musician’s best pieces. Time: 7pm. Tickets: RM388 and RM458.
SYNTHESIS: A REPERTOIRE OF RESONANCE Dewan Filharmonik Petronas Petronas twin towers KLCC Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 2051 7007 dfp_ boxoffice@ petronas. com. my www.malaysianphilharmonic.com
SEPT 5: In this showcase, award- winning Hands Percussion features various interconnections of instruments such as shigu, bonang, kesi, gendang, cello and gongs. As it draws on Malaysia’s rich fusion of music and culture, audiences will hear a synthesis of sounds and arrangements. The repertoire will include selected pieces from the ensem- ble’s many performances, including the award winning Tchaikovsky On Gamelan and The Next. The performance is part of Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival ( KLIAF), also known as Diversecity 2016. Time: 8: 30pm. Entrance: RM150 and RM200.
7th Muhibbah Badminton Championships Dewan Badminton MBA Lot 4034, Jalan Kuala Lukut Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan www.mba101badminton.com tel: ( 03) 7803 4166
SEPT 10 & 11: Good news for badminton lovers! Michael’s Badminton Academy is organising the seventh edition of its muhibbah championship, open to all lovers of the game. They are all doubles events, and the beauty is that each pair must comprise of people of different races. Do not have a partner? No worries, you will get a partner during the match. Get ready for a smashing good time. Time: 9am. Registration fees: RM40- RM50.
Former prime minister Tunku Abdul rahman at Tun Tan Cheng Lock’s house in malacca. This picture is among the photographs featured in the ‘ One malaysia, One story’ exhibition in muzium Negara. — Filepic
Though legally blind, Kevin Kern is one of the most successful composers in the New Age genre. — KEVIN KErN