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SEPT 10 & 11: Back for the fourth year with part­ners PopDig­i­tal, Bri­tish Coun­cil Malaysia and BMW Malaysia, the fes­ti­val is touted as South- East Asia’s fes­ti­val of ideas. Themed

RE: In­de­pen­dence, the event is set to delve into the con­cept of in­de­pen­dence and re­ex­am­ine what it re­ally means for a per­son, a peo­ple, and a na­tion to be truly in­de­pen­dent. Fea­tur­ing speak­ers such as The Times’ theatre critic Kate Bas­sett, Sarong Party Girls’ author Ch­eryl Lu- Lien Tan, and Evan­ge­line Neo, cre­ator of comic books Eva, Kopi and

Matcha. Time: 11.30am ( Sept 10) and noon ( Sept 11). Fee: RM60 and RM65 for some work­shops. Oth­er­wise, ad­mis­sion is free.

COM­MU­NITY HEALTH SCREEN­ING Sunway Pu­tra Mall Jalan Pu­tra, Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur sun­waymed­i­

SEPT 10- 11: In the run– up to its World Di­a­betes Day cel­e­bra­tions in Novem­ber, Sunway Med­i­cal Cen­tre is or­gan­is­ing a se­ries of com­mu­nity health screen­ing road­shows to raise aware­ness on di­a­betes and how Malaysians can take preven­tive mea­sures to com­bat and man­age the dis­ease. In­cludes blood pres­sure, blood glu­cose screen­ing, body mass in­dex and body com­po­si­tion anal­y­sis. Time: 10am. Ad­mis­sion: Free.

AATHI BI- LIN­GUAL TOASTMASTERS CLUB 67B, Lorong Sang­gul 1F Ban­dar Pu­teri, Klang, Se­lan­gor tel: 013- 3823 053/ 012- 334 4584 www. toastmasters. org face­book/ AathiBilin­gual­toast­mas­ter­sClub

SEPT 14: Do you have but­ter­flies in your stom­ach when you are on stage? Here’s your chance to im­prove your com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills by at­tend­ing a fort­nightly pub­lic speak­ing ses­sion. Toastmasters is a non­govern­ment or­gan­i­sa­tion that helps peo­ple to im­prove com­mu­ni­ca­tion and lead­er­ship skills. Meet­ings are held on the first and third Wed­nes­days of each month. Open to those 18 years old and above. Time: 8pm. Fee: RM183 ( US$ 45) for a six- month mem­ber­ship.


Beach Club Café 924, Jalan P. ram­lee, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 4251 8477 events@ ho­tels. org. my www. ho­tels. org. my

SEPT 10: Here’s your chance to check out a jam­ming ses­sion while do­ing your part for char­ity. The Malaysian As­so­ci­a­tion of Ho­tels is co- or­gan­is­ing a 12- hour jam­ming ses­sion in aid of the Pae­di­atric In­ten­sive Care Unit of Univer­sity Malaya Med­i­cal Cen­tre, Food Aid Foun­da­tion and Malaysian Red Cres­cent Se­lan­gor branch. Fea­tur­ing homegrown tal­ents such as T- Junc­tion, Chem­istry, Take 5, Project X Band, Bala and Mojo Hand. Pro­ceeds from the sale of food and bev­er­ages will also be chan­nelled to the or­gan­i­sa­tions. Time: 2pm. Ad­mis­sion: Free.

MU­SIC THE MU­SIC OF U2 De­wan Fil­har­monik Petronas Petronas twin tow­ers KLCC Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 2051 7007 dfp_ box­of­fice@ petronas. com. my www.malaysian­phil­har­

SEPT 9- 11: The Malaysian Phil­har­moic Or­ches­tra pays trib­ute to U2, merg­ing rock and clas­si­cal el­e­ments to give the au­di­ence mu­sic rich­ness while cap­tur­ing the spirit of the award- win­ning band. Fea­tur­ing time­less hits such as Beau­ti­ful Day, One, and Pride ( In

The Name Of Love). The MPO will be led by Berklee- trained con­duc­tor/ arranger Brent Havens. Time: 8: 30pm; 3pm ( Sept 11). Tick­ets: RM150, RM210 and RM270.

RYÖT JONES GIG Alexis Bistro Am­pang Great Eastern Mall 303, Jalan Am­pang Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 4260- 2288 www. alexis. com. my

SEPT 9 & 10: Although this psy­che­delic- funk band was only formed six months ago, they have al­ready carved a mark, hav­ing emerged win­ner at Live House KL’s Rock The

House tal­ent search com­pe­ti­tion. The eight­piece band is set to en­ter­tain with a se­lec­tion of orig­i­nal com­po­si­tions that are in­flu­enced by Jamiro­quai, Ste­vie Won­der, James Brown, and Earth, Wind & Fire. Time: 10pm. En­trance: RM10++.

APPASSIONATA theatre Lounge Café B1- 3A, Plaza Da­mas 3, 63, Jalan Sri Har­ta­mas 1 Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 6730 7982 www. the­atrelounge­

SEPT 9- 11: Sit down and re­lax as ac­claimed singer and ac­tor Nigel Richards en­ter­tains with a se­lec­tion of pas­sion­ate mu­sic from Phantom Of The Opera, Les Mis­er­ables,

Chicago, Carousel and many more. The Bri­tish ac­tor is no stranger to the en­ter­tain­ment scene, hav­ing played Quasi­modo ( The Hunch­back Of Notre Dame), the Phantom ( Phantom Of The Opera) and En­jol­ras ( Les Mis­er­ables). Pi­anist Ken­neth Teh will ac­com­pany him. Time: 9pm. En­trance: RM100 and RM135.


Star Me­dia Group Me­nara Star, 15 Jalan 16/ 11, Pe­tal­ing Jaya tel : ( 03) 7967 1388 ext 1436/ 1657 http:// sites. thes­tar. com. my/ work­shop/ dig­i­tal­mar­ket­ing2016/ yo­geswrn@thes­

SEPT 27: The Star Me­dia Group pre­sents this com­pre­hen­sive work­shop for busi­ness lead­ers and own­ers. The work­shop will give par­tic­i­pants’ busi­ness the edge in know­ing the lat­est low- cost 2016 so­cial me­dia and dig­i­tal mar­ket­ing meth­ods. The work­shop will be con­ducted by Sin­ga­porean dig­i­tal mar­ket­ing coach, Eu Gene Ang. Time: 9am- 5pm. Fee: RM1,300 ( in­clu­sive of 6% GST).


High Com­mis­sion of In­dia to Malaysia Ed­u­ca­tion Wing Me­nara 1 Mont Kiara, Level 28, 1, Jalan Mon’t Kiara Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur tel: ( 03) 6205 2350 ext 203 edu@in­di­an­high­com­mis­

DEAD­LINE SEPT 23: The Gov­ern­ment of In­dia is of­fer­ing a schol­ar­ship pro­gramme for di­as­pora chil­dren for Per­sons of In­dian Ori­gin ( PIOs), Non- Res­i­dent In­di­ans ( NRIs) and Chil­dren of In­dian Work­ers in Malaysia want­ing to pur­sue spe­cific un­der­grad­u­ate cour­ses in In­dia dur­ing the 2016- 17 aca­demic year. The cour­ses un­der this pro­gramme do not in­clude med­i­cal- re­lated cour­ses. The SPDC is open to ap­pli­cants between the ages of 17 and 21 years as on Oct 1.

psy­che­delic- funk band ryot Jones — paulius sta­ni­u­nas

Author Ch­eryl Lu- Lien Tan. — Filepic

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