Rock ’n’ roll ex­trav­a­ganza

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MU­SIC

THE SYOK ROCK SHOW 2017 The Bee 32B, Level G2, Pub­lika So­laris Du­ta­mas Jalan Du­ta­mas 1 Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 6201 8577

JULY 7: The Syok Rock Show, hosted by Zazz Pro­duc­tions, is set to be a rock ’n’ roll ex­trav­a­ganza with spec­tac­u­lar gui­tar strum­ming and soaring vo­cals. It will fea­ture key acts that have made a name for them­selves in the lo­cal in­die and rock scene. They in­clude Shh Diam!, a bunch of up­beat mu­si­cians with hints of feisty fem­i­nism and youth­ful punk; Bil­lie Blue & The Nowhere Men, which boasts all-star tal­ents such as Bil­lie Blue, So­heil San­jabi, Icco and Reuben of Cats in Love fame; and Kaya, who will rock the stage with their in­fec­tious cover beats, dance tunes, and more. Spe­cial guests are The Swipes and James and the van der Beeks. In­die dar­ling, Ky­oto Pro­to­col, no stranger to the big or small stage, will also be ham­ming it up with its catchy, head-bop­ping melodies. Cover charge: RM25. Show­time: 9pm.

DER­RICK SIOW & FRIENDS No Black Tie 17, Jalan Me­sui Bukit Bin­tang Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 2142 3737

TO­DAY: The mu­sic mak­ers for this show are: Evelyn Feroza (vo­cals), Der­rick Siow (drums), Ai­man Radzi (bass), Dean Sim (elec­tric gui­tar) and Ee Jeng (on the keys). Cover charge: RM42. Din­ner con­cert: RM183.30. Show­time: 9pm.

CON­VER­SA­TIONS IN 5 De­ciso 3-G, Jalan Mar­gosa SD10/4A Ban­dar Sri Da­mansara Kuala Lumpur En­quiries: https:/www.face­book.com/vi­ra­ma­malaysia/ Web­site: https:/vi­rama.yap­sody.com SATUR­DAY: En­sem­ble Vi­rama’s sixth pro­duc­tion ex­plores mu­sic for five with the quin­tets of Mozart and Schu­mann. Both pieces of mu­sic are con­sid­ered mas­ter­pieces of the cham­ber mu­sic genre, and are sure to daz­zle au­di­ences with their beauty and ex­u­ber­ance. Con­sist­ing of six core mem­bers, the en­sem­ble con­tracts or ex­pands de­pend­ing on the needs of the reper­toire. In­di­vid­u­ally, the mem­bers rep­re­sent some of the best Malaysian mu­si­cians of their re­spec­tive gen­er­a­tions. Ad­mis­sion: RM50 (adults), RM30 (stu­dents). Time: 7pm.

THE­ATRE

THE LIGHT OF DUST Da­mansara Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (DPAC) H-01, Em­pire Da­mansara Jalan PJU 8/8 Da­mansara Per­dana Pe­tal­ing Jaya Tel: (03) 4065 0001/ 012-331 7128 (Vynix)

TO­MOR­ROW TILL JULY 9: The Light of Dust is a brand new col­lab­o­ra­tion by See Pro­duc­tion Stu­dio and Charles Jong, where the orig­i­nal cre­ative in­spi­ra­tion is from the published 111 Love Let­ters To Heaven by ac­tivist/ writer DaPan, as well as the song Farewell by the late TaiXiang Lee. The play then evolves and takes shape in the di­rec­tion of life, love and sep­a­ra­tion. Tick­ets: RM88 and RM148. Time: 3pm and 8.30pm (to­day, to­mor­row, July 2, 7 and 8). Tick­ets are sold out for July 6 and 9 per­for­mances.

EVENTS

DEN­TAL SCREEN­ING KPJ Tawakkal Health Cen­tre 202A, Jalan Pa­hang Kuala Lumpur E-mail: den­tal@kpjhealth­cen­tre.com Tel: (03) 4021 0852/4023/3599 / 017-2874785 (What­sApp) Web­site: www.kpj­den­tal.com

UN­TIL TO­MOR­ROW: There will be free ba­sic den­tal screen­ing at KPJ Tawakkal Health Cen­tre. Time: 8.30am-5pm (Mon­day to Fri­day), 8.30am-12.30pm (Satur­day).

MED­I­TA­TION FOR BE­GIN­NERS Erdi Bud­dhist Tem­ple 4, Jalan 39/154 Ta­man Dahlia Cheras Kuala Lumpur Tel: 014-945 9591 (Yong Seok Poh) / 010-950 1300 (Master Happy) www.face­book.com/er­di­vi­hara

SUN­DAY: This med­i­ta­tion course com­prises 12 lessons held ev­ery Sun­day. The first class be­gan last Sun­day. The ses­sions will be guided by Master Happy. Live stream­ing is avail­able. Time: 2pm-3.30pm. Com­mit­ment fee: RM200 (re­fund­able upon com­ple­tion of the course).

I-SING AU­DI­TIONS MU Ho­tel (Tem­busu and Ser­aya rooms) 18, Jalan Chung On Siew Ta­man Ju­bilee, Ipoh Web­site: www.ising­malaysia.com (pre-reg­is­tra­tion) Tel: 016-3179 324 (Ko­mala) / 0142124 903 (Yuva)

SATUR­DAY (Ipoh) & JULY 8 (Pe­nang): Au­di­tions will be held to se­lect rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Malaysia to par­tic­i­pate in the fi­nals of i-Sing World Fi­nals from Sept 29 to Oct 31 in Yan­gon, Myan­mar. The com­pe­ti­tion is open to Malaysian IC hold­ers aged from 16 to 65. The cat­e­gories are: solo and duet. i-Sing is the big­gest singing com­pe­ti­tion that of­fers the best plat­form for all as­pir­ing singers to show­case their tal­ent. This year, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from more than 30 coun­tries will be par­tic­i­pat­ing in i-Sing World Fi­nals. The Pe­nang venue is yet to be con­firmed. Time: 9am-5pm. Fees: RM20 (stu­dent), RM30 (pr­ereg­is­tra­tion), RM40 (walk-in dur­ing au­di­tion).

EX­HI­BI­TIONS

TYPE­WRITER ART EX­HI­BI­TION The Good Co. Cafe 184, Jalan Maarof Bangsar Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 2202 6536

SATUR­DAY TILL JULY 9: The world lost Paul Smith when he was the age of 85, but not be­fore sev­eral gen­er­a­tions had an op­por­tu­nity to ad­mire his dis­tinct and in­tri­cate gallery of art. Known world­wide as the “Type­writer Artist”, Smith’s story spans eight decades, seven in which he cre­ated type­writer art. He had se­vere spas­tic cere­bral palsy that af­fected his speech, mo­bil­ity and fine mo­tor co-or­di­na­tion. He cre­ated works us­ing only a hand­ful of sym­bol keys on the top row of his type­writer key­board. This ex­hi­bi­tion also fea­tures the cre­ative works of An­gel Wong, Dhyan­nah Low, Ho Yoon See, Low Pey Sien and Sophia Chang. Time: 3pm-5.30pm (Satur­day) and 9am-6pm (Sun­day to July 9).

MYR­IAD FACES Su­tra Gallery 12, Per­siaran Ti­ti­wangsa 3 Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 4021 1092 E-mail: su­trafoun­da­tion25@gmail.com Web­site: www.su­trafoun­da­tion.org.my

TILL JULY 9: The photos in this ex­hi­bi­tion, by Chennai-based pho­tog­ra­pher A. Prathap who works with The Times Of In­dia, cap­ture the trans­for­ma­tion and empower­ment of young ac­tors of Kat­taikkuttu, a tra­di­tional folk the­atre of Tamil Nadu, In­dia. They por­tray var­i­ous char­ac­ters from mytho­log­i­cal sto­ries. The vi­brancy of char­ac­ters is pal­pa­ble in their painted faces, en­er­getic poses and cos­tumes. Time: 9am-5pm (Mon­day to Fri­day). If you have an event or an­nounce­ment you wish to pub­li­cise, e-mail star2. list­ings@thes­tar.com.my. This is a free list­ing guide and Star2 is merely pro­vid­ing a com­mu­nity in­for­ma­tion ser­vice. We are not re­spon­si­ble for the cred­i­bil­ity or ac­cu­racy of the items, events or or­gan­is­ers de­spite ef­forts to en­sure re­li­a­bil­ity. Please in­form us if there is any prob­lem with the event or or­gan­is­ers.

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Catch Kaya, the band known for in­fec­tious cover beats to danc­ing tunes, at The Syok Rock Show.

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Green Lo­has Liv­ing by Ho Yoon See is fea­tured at Type­writer Art Ex­hi­bi­tion.

En­sem­ble of the ju­nior per­form­ers of the Kat­taikkuttu Gu­ruku­lam af­ter the per­for­mance of Drau­padi Ku­ra­vanchi. — A. PRATHAP

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