Cel­e­brat­ing di­ver­sity and unity

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HEART & SOUL 2017: SONGS FOR US

The Kuala Lumpur Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (KLPAC) Sen­tul Park, Jalan Stra­chan Off Jalan Sul­tan Azlan Shah Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 4047 9000 Web­site: www.klpac.org Face­book: Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety of Se­lan­gor

SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

Pre­sented by The Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety of Se­lan­gor, Songs For Us is a con­cert that will trans­port us to ex­tra­or­di­nary mo­ments in our lives, bring­ing back fond mem­o­ries and con­nect­ing us to one an­other and to our com­mu­nity. Un­der­scor­ing 60 years of Merdeka, the Choir of The Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety of Se­lan­gor, a PJ-based com­mu­nity choir, will per­form songs that cel­e­brate and re­veal the di­ver­sity that uni­fies us and the friend­ships that build a har­mo­nious com­mu­nity. As it is a com­mu­nity choir, pro­ceeds from the con­cert will be chan­nelled to­wards var­i­ous char­ity or­gan­i­sa­tions in the course of the year.

Tick­ets: RM50 and RM70 (free seat­ing).

Time: 8.30pm (Satur­day), 3pm (Sun­day).

FUNDRAIS­ING CAR­NI­VAL SMK As­sunta

Jalan Chang­gai (6/22) Petaling Jaya Se­lan­gor

SATUR­DAY:

The PTA and the school are or­gan­is­ing this car­ni­val to raise funds for the up­keep of the school. Lots of food, fun and games in store. You can also get your face painted, have a good fright at the Haunted House, and soar to the skies and gaze at the “night sky” in the amaz­ing in-dome Star­lab, first time ever out of PetroSains KLCC.

Coupons: RM10 per book­let. There’s a pack­age of six games for RM20.

Time: 9am-4pm.

FROST THE TRAIL MYMERCY RUN 2017 Ke­pong Botan­i­cal Gar­den, FRIM, Jalan E4/15, Kuala Lumpur Face­book: www.face­book.com/ FTTKL/

E-mail regis­tra­tion: elaine.gee@ frost.com

SATUR­DAY:

This is a yearly CSR ini­tia­tive or­gan­ised by Frost & Sullivan, with 100% of the pro­ceeds from the en­try fees be­ing do­nated to Mercy Malaysia. The cat­e­gories are: Fam­ily Fun run (2.5km), In­di­vid­ual (8km) and Team of Four (5km). The run takes place amid the beau­ti­ful scenery and fresh air of the Ke­pong Botan­i­cal Gar­den.

Fees: RM1,000 for teams of four, RM250 for in­di­vid­u­als and Fam­ily Fun. All do­na­tions are 100% tax de­ductible.

Time: 7am (reg­is­ter at the venue).

DANCE QUINTESSENTIALLY DANCE Da­mansara Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (DPAC)

H-01, DPAC, Em­pire Da­mansara Jalan PJU 8/8 Da­mansara Per­dana Petaling Jaya

Tel: (03) 4065 0001 / 4065 0002 / 012-316 3350 (San­dra Chris­tian)

SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

This bal­let per­for­mance is pre­sented by San­dance Bal­let Stu­dio. Bal­let Blanc (White Bal­let) con­sists of a reper­toire from clas­si­cal bal­lets like Giselle, as well as new chore­og­ra­phy that em­bod­ies the essence of in­no­cence and pu­rity. It is also based on myth­i­cal crea­tures such as sprites, fairies and wilis. Terre (Earth) will have a more grounded feel as the dances here are based on the fragile and vul­ner­a­ble qual­i­ties of hu­mans. Bal­let Noir (Black Bal­let) em­bod­ies sin­is­ter and mys­te­ri­ous traits. It also en­com­passes the flam­boy­ance of the dances from Don Quixote, as well as new chore­og­ra­phy that ex­em­pli­fies Span­ish flair.

Tick­ets: RM50, RM65 and RM80. Time: 8pm (Satur­day), 3.30pm (Sun­day).

KILL YOUR DAR­LINGS

The Kuala Lumpur Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (KLPAC)

Sen­tul Park, Jalan Stra­chan

Off Jalan Sul­tan Azlan Shah Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 4047 9000 Web­site: www.klpac.org

SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

Pre­sented by Ja­son Yap and Sil­ver Yee, and The Ac­tors Stu­dio Seni Teater Rakyat, Yap and Yee un­veil their chore­o­graphic de­but in this ful­l­length dance per­for­mance that fo­cuses on re­la­tion­ships, with “killing” as a metaphor we live by. Cur­rently pur­su­ing their stud­ies in dance overseas, this is Yap and Yee’s first full-length work on home soil.

Walk-in en­try by min­i­mum do­na­tion of RM10.

Time: 8.30pm (Satur­day), 3pm (Sun­day).

TALK HEP­ATI­TIS Columbia Asia Hos­pi­tal Train­ing Room B1

Lot 69, Jalan 13/6 Petaling Jaya

Tel: (03) 7949 9999 ext 1012 (Helmi)

SATUR­DAY:

Did you know that vi­ral hep­ati­tis af­fects 400 mil­lion peo­ple glob­ally, and ev­ery year there are 6 mil­lion to 10 mil­lion new pa­tients? Hep­ati­tis A,B, C, D and E af­fects hun­dreds of mil­lions of peo­ple world­wide, caus­ing acute and chronic liver dis­ease and killing close to 1.5 mil­lion peo­ple ev­ery year. These in­fec­tions can be pre­vented. In con­junc­tion with World Hep­ati­tis Day 2017, Columbia Asia Hos­pi­tal is or­gan­is­ing this talk by their con­sul­tant physi­cian and gas­troen­terol­o­gist, Dr Andy Easwaren Va­sude­van. Hep­ati­tis screen­ings and vac­ci­na­tions are avail­able at spe­cial rates.

Ad­mis­sion is free. Seats are lim­ited, and regis­tra­tion is re­quired.

Time: 11am-noon.

EVENTS JOMON POT­TERY WORK­SHOP 3rd Floor, Cube_1 Ise­tan The Ja­pan Store

Lot 10

50, Jalan Sul­tan Is­mail Kuala Lumpur Face­book: Cube1KL Web­site: www.cube1kl.com Regis­tra­tion: www.eventbrite.com

SATUR­DAY and SUN­DAY:

Sign up for a hands-on begin­ner-friendly Jomon pot­tery-mak­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. These classes are con­ducted by a grad­u­ate of Tokyo Univer­sity of The Arts. Learn about the an­cient Ja­panese Jomon Pe­riod and its sig­nif­i­cance his­tor­i­cally, cul­tur­ally and spir­i­tu­ally. For the hands-on part, ma­te­ri­als and tools are pro­vided. All works can be col­lected a few weeks af­ter the work­shop ends.

Fees: RM200, RM180 (stu­dents with valid stu­dent pass/ID).

Time: 2pm-4.30pm. The first ses­sion (the lec­ture) is on Satur­day, and se­cond ses­sion (mak­ing pot­tery) is on Sun­day.

EVERY­ONE CAN QUILL WORK­SHOP CzipLee Malaysia

1, Jalan Telawi 3

Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur E-mail: shop@cziplee.com Web­site: www.eventbrite.com (search for Every­one Can Quill An In­tro­duc­tion to Quilling)

SATUR­DAY:

Or­gan­ised by Art­makR, this work­shop is a fun in­tro­duc­tion to quilling which teaches the fun­da­men­tal skills and how to cre­ate ba­sic fig­ures by rolling and fold­ing strips of coloured pa­per to form ba­sic shapes and ob­jects. These will pro­vide you with the cre­ativ­ity to form beau­ti­ful works of art.

Fee: RM180 (in­cludes starter kit with quilling pa­per strips from Takeo Fine Pa­per, slot­ted tool, sizer ruler, book­marks and cards). Regis­tra­tion is re­quired.

Time: 10.30am-1.30pm.

2017 JA­PANESE CUL­TURAL FES­TI­VAL

Exam Hall Mul­ti­me­dia Univer­sity Melaka Cam­pus

Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama Bukit Beru­ang

Melaka

Face­book: Ja­panese Cul­tural Fes­ti­val 2017

SUN­DAY:

Mul­ti­me­dia Univer­sity (Melaka cam­pus) will be host­ing its an­nual Ja­panese Cul­tural Fes­ti­val to pro­mote un­der­stand­ing of Ja­panese cul­ture. This year’s theme is Four Sea­sons. Vis­i­tors can en­joy de­lec­ta­ble Ja­panese cui­sine and snacks, and try on tra­di­tional Ja­panese cos­tumes. There will be games and Ja­panese-themed per­for­mances that will make the night even more en­joy­able. Ad­mis­sion is free.

Time: 6.30pm-11pm.

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— Pho­tos: Hand­out

The Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety of Se­lan­gor will present Heart & Soul 2017: Songs For Us this week­end.

Quintessentially Dance is bal­let based on the blend of dance and mu­sic with emo­tions, moods and char­ac­ters.

Every­one Can Quill work­shop teaches you the fun­da­men­tal skills of quilling.

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