Beauty of the opera

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Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 012-473-1051

E-mail: ptf@ptf­ / supreet@ptf­ Web­site: https: /www.dosome­


PT Foun­da­tion (for­merly known as Pink Tri­an­gle) – a com­mu­nity-based, non-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion pro­vid­ing HIV/AIDS ed­u­ca­tion, care and sup­port pro­grammes – is re­cruit­ing vol­un­teers to tu­tor chil­dren who are in­fected or af­fected by HIV. Th­ese chil­dren live in stressful en­vi­ron­ments, which im­pact their emo­tional and psy­cho­log­i­cal devel­op­ment. Many have lost a par­ent to AIDS. Th­ese chil­dren per­form poorly in school, re­quir­ing aca­demic as­sis­tance in sub­jects such as English, Math, Sci­ence and Ba­hasa Malaysia. Be a pos­i­tive in­flu­ence in their lives and join this tu­tor­ing pro­gramme to help them break out of the poverty cy­cle. EXHIBITIONS

THE CON­QUER­ING: NAKED TREE – CHAP­TER WOOD Ori­en­tal Art & Cul­tural Cen­ter

2nd Floor,

Yayasan Elken

Jalan 1/137C, Batu 5 Jalan Klang Lama Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 77856363 Web­site: Face­book: Ori­en­talArtCul­tur­alCen­ter UN­TIL SUN­DAY:

A down-to-earth artist Khoo Boon Want loves to col­lect all kinds of old wood – from drift wood by the river­side to worth­less waste ma­te­ri­als on the street – and give them a new lease of life. His cre­ations are both func­tional and artis­tic. Ad­mis­sion is free. Time: 11am-6pm (Tues­day to Sun­day). Closed on Mon­days and pub­lic hol­i­days. BUMI LARANGAN: ZULKIFLI DAHLAN Gallery 2B

Na­tional Vis­ual Arts Gallery

2, Jalan Te­mer­loh

Off Jalan Tun Razak

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 4026 7000 Web­site:­ UN­TIL JULY 2: Re­garded as one of the coun­try’s fore­most mod­ern artists, the late Zulkifli Dahlan em­ployed var­i­ous me­dia, in­clud­ing sculp­ture and print­mak­ing, in his work. The pro­lific artist passed away at the age of 25 in 1977, and most of his works have not yet been shown to the pub­lic. He was well-known mainly for his highly imag­i­na­tive and dis­cur­sive draw­ings and paint­ings in naive, sur­re­al­ist and neo-ex­pres­sion­ist styles. Ad­mis­sion is free. Time: 10am6pm. Open ev­ery day ex­cept on Hari Raya Aidil­fitri.



Theatre Lounge Cafe (TLC) B1-3A, Plaza Da­mas 3

63 Jalan Sri Har­ta­mas 1

Sri Har­ta­mas

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 6730 7982 / 012-236 9100 E-mail: tlc@the­atrelounge­ Web­site: www.the­atrelounge­ SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

The Huangmei and Yue op­eras are among the most fa­mous Chi­nese op­eras. The for­mer be­came very pop­u­lar in Malaysia in the 1960s due to its pro­mo­tion in Shaw Broth­ers pe­riod movies, with the more no­table ones be­ing The King­dom And The Beauty, and The Love Eterne. Un­like the rel­a­tively “mod­ern” folksy sound of Huangmei Opera, the Yue Opera, on the other hand, is well-known for its fem­i­nin­ity in terms of the singing, per­form­ing and stag­ing styles. This week­end’s lec­ture per­for­mance is brought to you by Sin­ga­pore Nanyang Mu­sic Com­pany and Sam Kiang Huay Kwan Chi­nese Opera As­so­ci­a­tion, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with China’s opera artist Zhou Yan. It also fea­tures Lee Peng Shu, Guan Yang and Li Feng. Tick­ets: RM65 (stan­dard seat), RM100 (sofa seat) and RM35 (stuTime: dent dis­count). 9pm. LET’S DANCE! 2 Da­mansara Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (DPAC)

Em­pire Da­mansara

Jalan PJU 8/8, Da­mansara Per­dana Pe­tal­ing Jaya

Tel: (03) 4065 0001 / 010-2196211 (Ng) / 014-6678227 (Lim) SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY: Pre­sented by Sel & KL Kwang Tung As­so­ci­a­tion Youth, this is the secKuala ond Se­lan­gor and Lumpur schools dance ex­change that gives chil­dren an op­por­tu­nity to per­form in a pro­fes­sional theatre. About 200 youths from 12 schools will be per­will form­ing. There also be guest per­for­mances by The Tem­ple of Fine Arts and Kwang Tung Dance Com­pany dancers and stu­dents. Tick­ets: RM27 (Dcard mem­bers – must pre­supon ent Dcard ticket col­lec(nor­mal), tion), RM30 and RM105 (four tick­ets). Time: 8pm (Satur­day) and 5pm (Sun­day). Per­for­mance du­ra­tion: 90 min­utes, with 15 min­utes in­ter­mis­sion. RUBYDFAYE MU­SI­CAL 9 Pen­tas 2

The Kuala Lumpur Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (KLPAC)

Sen­tul Park

Jalan Strachan

Off Jalan Sul­tan Azlan Shah

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 4047 9000 Web­site: Face­book: rubydfaye UN­TIL SUN­DAY: This mu­si­cal fo­cuses on Jolin Hou who puts her dream (of mak­ing independent mu­sic with her band of friends) on hold; in or­der to please her par­ents and due to cir­cum­stances, she gets her­self an of­fice job. Later, in­spired by a 1990s mu­si­cal star, Jolin musters the courage to face her par­ents and

re­sign from her job. Her par­ents op­pose her de­ci­sion but her col­league Ronny en­cour­ages her to de­vote her­self to pur­su­ing her dream. Tick­ets: RM68 and RM45 (con­ces­sion). Time: 11.30am (Sun­day), 3.30pm (Satur­day and Sun­day) and 8.30pm (to­day un­til Sun­day). MU­SIC

ARTS ON THE MOVE: UMAR UZAIR Masjid Jamek LRT Sta­tion Jalan Tun Perak

Kuala Lumpur


In an ef­fort to bring the arts to the pub­lic, Arts On The Move is an ini­tia­tive by Think City, a com­mu­nity-fo­cused ur­ban re­gen­er­a­tion or­gan­i­sa­tion, and Prasarana, the pub­lic trans­port ser­vice op­er­a­tor. This event hosted by RapidKL in part­ner­ship with Think City and Citibank, in­tro­duces up-and-com­ing singer Umar Uzair. Ex­pect an evening of en­ter­tain­ment by Umar on a fu­sion of Malay pop mu­sic and poetry. Time: 5-7pm. CLASSICAL EVENING WITH EN­SEM­BLE VIRAMA

No Black Tie

17, Jalan Me­sui

Off Jalan Na­gasari

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 2142 3737 Web­site: www.noblack­ SUN­DAY:

En­joy an evening of

Mozart: Clar­inet Quin­tet K581 and

Men­delssohn String Quar­tet Op.13 by Ber­nice Ooi and Leong Siong Quen on vi­o­lins, Andrew Filmer on vi­ola, Dy­lan Lee on cello and Lawrence Fong on clar­inet. Since its in­cep­tion in 2015, En­sem­ble Virama has fo­cused on pro­duc­ing in­tel­li­gent pro­grammes and ex­cel­lent mu­sic-mak­ing. The en­sem­ble has pre­sented con­certs and lec­tures at the Malaysian Youth Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, Jo­hor Baru Classical Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, Malaysian In­sti­tute of Art

and Alice Smith In­ter­na­tional School. Some artists they have col­lab­o­rated with in­clude so­prano Tan Sin Sim, horn player Supreeti Ansvananda, and com­posers Nigel Os­borne, Tay Cher Siang and Muriz Rose. Tick­ets: RM53 (cover charge), RM183.30 (din­ner con­cert) and RM32 (stu­dents with proof of Stu­dent ID). Time: 9pm. EVENTS


Se­ti­aWalk Mall

B-6-8, Block B, Se­tia Walk Per­siaran Wawasan

Pusat Ban­dar Pu­chong Pu­chong, Se­lan­gor

Tel: 011-11422736 SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

Par­ent­ing can be both re­ward­ing and chal­leng­ing. Through this par­ent­ing course, you will learn how to build a strong and se­cure re­la­tion­ship with your spouse and child. This two-day course is led by CareDo Founder and CEO Tan Yunn Jin. Tan is a TCM prac­ti­tioner and a con­fine­ment class lec­turer, spe­cial­is­ing in the ma­ter­nity in­dus­try. The top­ics in­clude in­fant care, breast­feed­ing, post-par­tum ex­er­cise, DIY con­fine­ment meals (the­ory), herb mix­ing, and the ben­e­fits of us­ing a baby box. Classes are lim­ited to 10 cou­ples only. Fee: RM288 per cou­ple. Time: 10am-5pm.

— KLRapid/In­sta­gram@ UmarUzair

Up-and-com­ing artist Umar Uzair per­forms at the Arts On The Move event at the Masjid Jamek LRT Sta­tion in Kuala Lumpur.

— En­sem­ble Virama

En­joy a classical evening with En­sem­ble Virama at No Black Tie.

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