Alice & The Aces
klpac, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, off Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah (formerly Jalan Ipoh), KL (03 4047 9000/www.klpac. org). This charity ballet show, choreographed by Lu Wit Chin will explore the topsyturvy world of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ to create a whimsical show where nonsense reigns. Get set for tea parties, talking animals and beautiful ballet. The show is in benefit of Hope Worldwide Malaysia. Sat, Aug 29, 8.30pm; Sun, Aug 30, 3pm & 8.30pm. Tickets from RM88-RM138.
ATM (All Things Malaysian)
Lebuh Pantai, George Town (www. georgetownfestival.com). Bring the kids to Beach Street for this celebration of All Things Malaysian. With performances, food, traditional and contemporary arts and films too, there’s bound to be something to appeal to youngsters. Part of the George Town Festival, this event will turn a stretch of one of the city’s heritage streets into a celebration of Malaysian culture. Sun, Aug 30, 4-11pm. Free.
BFF: A Street Project
Jalan Jeti Lama, Butterworth, Penang (www.georgetownfestival.com). Pop-up cafés and bookstores, movies, live performances, arts and crafts and exhibitions and more, it’s all coming to mainland Penang with this inaugural installment of the Butterworth Fringe Festival. Bring the kids to soak in the atmosphere and fun and catch familyfriendly performances such as the Bunraku Puppet Show and Isaac Hou’s one-man acrobatic performances. The festival is taking over two of Penang’s ferries in, what is surely a world first, a pop-up ferry. The ferries will be turned into exhibition spaces and pop-up cafés and will float between the island and the mainland throughout the month of August. Aug 15 & 16, 11am-10pm. Free.
Sarawak Cultural Village