Superheroes in our midst
BLOOD DONATION DRIVE MBO CINEMAS (nationwide) Website: www.mbocinemas.com Tel: (03) 2380 5988 TOMORROW TILL SUNDAY:
MBO Cinemas is once again joining hands with St John’s Ambulance Malaysia and the National Blood Bank for its annual blood donation campaign. The theme this year is “Superheroes”, which refer to blood donors. On average, hospitals in Malaysia need to prepare around 2,000 bags of blood to support the needs of 1,000 patients per day. So why not donate blood after/ before watching a movie.
MBO will provide each donor with an exclusive goodie bag which has movie vouchers, snacks and a variety of vouchers from sponsors.
The campaign will be held on Saturday and Sunday in all states, except Kedah and Johor, where it will be held tomorrow and on Saturday. Time: Noon-6pm.
AMAZING RACE 2017 CHARITY RUN Hope Centre Penang
Block 3, Lintang Macallum 2 George Town, Penang
Tel: (04) 261 6163 (Susan Chin) Website: hopeww.org.my SATURDAY:
Hope Worldwide Penang is organising the charity run for the third year in an effort to raise funds to help the underprivileged. The race is set to start at the Centre of Hope, Penang, at 8am. Fees: RM15 (adults) and RM10 (students). Time: 8am-1pm.
TFA INNER SPACE DANCE CONVERSATIONS Shantanand Auditorium Temple of Fine Arts
116, Jalan Berhala
Tel: 016-636 4522 (from 3pm) Website: www.tfa.org.my NOW TILL AUG 20:
The dancers of the Temple of Fine Arts’ Inner Space Dance Company will perform four full-length repertoires this month – three from Indian classical dance styles and one from the contemporary genre. The choreographers are: Mavin Khoo, Paramita Maitra, James Kan, Ng Xinying, Mohammad Khairi Mokhtar, Muhammad Fairul Azreen Mohd Zaid, Aarthi Paranjothy and Umesh Shetty. The dances featured will be Odissi and contemporary dance (today and tomorrow), Kathak (Aug 10 and 11) and Bharatanatyam (Aug 19 and 20). Time: 8pm. Fee: RM60 and RM100.
AN EVENING WITH TAN SOO SUAN AND DAMA ENSEMBLE
Dama Asia Productions Theatre Lounge Café
Plaza Damas 3
60, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1
Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 6201 9108 Website: www.dama.asia
Tan Soo Suan, the multiple-award winning singer, returns after a two-year hiatus with a long-awaited musical showcase that promises to delight her fans. She will perform a repertoire of familiar as well as new songs. Tan’s stage credits include September Tale, Butterfly Lovers, I Have A Date With Spring, Glitz & Glamour and Empress Wu for which she won the awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Vocal Performance at the Boh Cameronian Awards in 2013. Tickets: RM100 (Standard Seat) and RM135 (Sofa Seat). Time: 9pm.
WIND OF NOMADS Lambang Sari
Jalan Tun Razak, Titiwangsa Kuala Lumpur Website: www.facebook.com/ handspercussion
Tel: 012-502 6883 or 012-779 8009 TOMORROW TILL AUG 13:
Wind Of Nomads is a 90-minute concert featuring African and Asian percussion. This is a culmination of a three-year project between Hands Percussion Malaysia and Dafra Drums of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Wind Of Nomads is a metaphor reflecting human and cultural migration, the passage of energies throughout generations, globalisation and integration. The shows are at 8.30pm, Fridays to Sundays, with matinee performances at 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets: RM78, RM108, RM138 and RM168.
KL METAL CAMP 2017 Black Box, Publika 1, Jalan Dutamas 1 Solaris Dutamas Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (03) 6207 9426 SATURDAY:
The annual KL Metal Camp is rocking again this weekend with metal bands like Metalasia, Abigail, Trauma and Rudra. Tickets from RM45. Time: 2pm onwards.
Lot 24 & 25 (G4), Block C5 Publika Shopping Gallery Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur Website: www.galerichandan.com Tel: (03) 6201 5360 NOW TILL AUG 19:
Platform III: Thrownness (Geworfenheit) isa continuation of the Platform II 2015 and Platform I 2013 exhibitions. Initiated by Galeri Chandan to encourage camaraderie among graduates of art and design from local universities and colleges, it showcases 30 young artists’ artworks, paintings, photography, performances and video art. It is curated by artist Nazrul Hamzah. Free admission. Time: 10am-7pm.
GETARAN: A SOLO EXHIBITION White Box, Publika
1, Jalan Dutamas 1 Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 6207 9426
NOW TILL AUG 13:
Don’t miss the very first solo exhibition by Mad Anuar Ismail, a well regarded and critically acclaimed sculptor who has been sculpting for over 40 years. This exhibition will largely showcase new works produced in the last three years – with 13 wall sculptures and one free-standing sculpture. Mad Anuar melds formalism and eastern aesthetics, manipulating forms to present his own interpretation to a piece. Free admission. Time: 11am-7pm.
EQUATOR COLLEGE Gallery 1 & 2 PenangPAC
F17, Jalan Seri Tg Pinang Seri Tanjung Pinang Tanjung Tokong Penang
Tel: (04) 899 1722 NOW TILL AUG 13:
Check out what Equator College students have come up for this exhibition. Free admission. Time: 10am-6.30pm. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY D’Happy Club
Tel: (03) 7957 9314 / 012-323 0560 (Christopher) TOMORROW:
D’Happy Club – a seniors activity centre for the community – is collaborating with Sunway University on a talk titled Traumatic Brain Injury. It will be presented by Professor Nigel Marsh, a clinical psychologist and associate dean (research) in the School of Science and Technology at Sunway University. Topics include the nature of traumatic brain injury, long-term consequences, and the integration of people with disabilities into their local communities.
Time: 10am-noon. Admission is free. Please call to register.
CURIOUS CRAFTS BAZAAR Publika Shopping Gallery Main Boulevard
1, Jalan Dutamas 1 Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 6211 7877 TOMORROW TILL SUNDAY:
For those who love all things crafty (of course), unique and quirky. The bazaar will house 25 local Malaysian artists and crafters who will just wow you with their creativity in paper art, watercolour works, needlework and accessories. Time: 10am-10pm.
SZE: WOMEN OF HOPE Black Box, Publika
1, Jalan Dutamas 1 Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur Tel: (03) 6207 9426
Sze: Women Of Hope fashion show launches a new ethical line made in collaboration with refugees in Malaysia under UNHCR and Pearly Wong’s new social enterprise. Wong, a known name in the local fashion industry, graduated from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. She works with UNHCR to create job opportunities through vocational training with Sze: Women Of Hope. Door opens for registration at 7.30pm. To attend the fashion show, RSVP via email@example.com. If you have an event you wish to publicise, e-mail star 2. listings@ the star. com.my. This is a free listing guide. Star2 is not responsible for the credibility or accuracy of the items, events or organisers despite efforts to ensure reliability.
Khoo is one of the choreographers whose repetoires will be featured during the TFA Inner Space Dance Conversations at the Temple of Fine Arts this month. — Filepic
Don’t miss an evening with Tan Soo Suan from Aug 10 to 13. — Handout
Wind Of Nomads is a 90-minute concert featuring African and Asian percussion. — Filepic