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A Little Conviction

Posted on 28 November 2013

Venue : The Canvas

Facebook : Electric Minds Project

Listing : FB event page

Twitter : @electricminds

Hashtag : #alittleconvictionemp

Electric Minds Project takes on the story of boy meets girl (and gets engagement ring) with A Little Conviction, Jody Lancaster’s newest comedy about the war of the sexes and the great eternal mystery of what women want from men. The play features Ostella Adam, Karynn Tan, Alvin Looi and Tan Meng Kheng, and is directed by Alex Chua. Audience members can immerse themselves in the play, as there will be no audience seating — the performance will happen around you, and you get to choose who or what you want to watch.* Evening shows: 27–30 Nov , 8.30pm (RM38 full price, RM33 Adults under 30, RM23 concessions) Matinee shows: 30 Nov – 1 Dec, 3.30pm (RM23 flat rate) Ticket deals: Buy 4 Get…

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#TEDxKLwomen

Posted on 28 November 2013

Facebook : TEDxKLWomen

Kakiseni : Buy Tickets

A celebration of the art of entrepreneurship, innovation and invention in all its forms, TEDxKLwomen makes its annual return to the stage with this year’s theme “Money — Invented Here”. The conference aims to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences, and will feature a list of guest entrepreneurs who will speak on turning new ideas and innovations into financial success. Speakers include Tintoy Chua and Take Huat of the popular Peperangan Bintang (Star Wars in Wayang Kulit); notorious comedian Joanne Kam; founder of all-female Queen’s Hostel Rachel Koay; food stylist Samantha Lee; The Apprentice UK contestant and social entrepreneur Melody Hossaini; luxury headband designers from Sereni & Shentel; and successful founder of tech startups Cheryl Yeoh. For more information, visit TEDxKLWomen FB, and purchase tix…

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Year-End Dances

Posted on 28 November 2013

2014 is just around the corner, and here are the dance productions you should be watching before the year ends: 6th Nyoba Kan International Butoh Festival 29th–30th November, 830PM |Black Box @ DPAC Nyoba Kan has been actively promoting and performing the unique Malaysian take on the Butoh dance, which originated in Japan, for years now. If you haven’t caught any of their performances, the Butoh Festival is your best bet. There will be a performance of The Thousand Hands Arhat (which was also staged in Urbanscapes over the weekend) by Nyoba Kan, and Unspelled by Yuko Kaseki, a Japanese Butoh dancer currently based in Berlin. More details → The Island by Kwang Tung Dance Company 29th & 30th Nov, 3PM (Saturday only) and 8.30PM…

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Something I Wrote

Posted on 27 November 2013

Event listing : on Kakiseni.com

Event listing : on Facebook

Azmyl Yunor : Official website

Five Arts Centre : Official website

Photos : Something I Wrote Photo Album

Azmyl Yunor : Facebook Page

Azmyl Yunor is my current frontrunner for the quintissential urban-Malaysian multihyphenate. The multihyphenate is commonly found in cities like ours where there is a demand for sophisticated or globalised ideas, art and other consumables, but still not big enough to sustain all of the talent. Put another way, the brain drain is so pervasive that the outstanding talents who do stick around have lots of room to stretch and work. Specialisation as an artist in KL is often both unnecessary and unfeasible — smaller fish means you don’t have to fight so hard for that one job, and at the same time there won’t be enough work if you only do one thing. Azmyl is a true many-hat-wearer as he’s achieved distinction in many…

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The Island by Kwang Tung Dance Company

Posted on 26 November 2013

A deserted island may bring excitement, or it may bring danger. It may be all about sunny white sand beaches, or perhaps, something else could be lurking in the shadows. Only those who go ashore will find out.

This time round, Kwang Tung Dance Company (KTDC) invites three choreographers — Amy Len, Loh Kok Man and Jack Kek, to jointly explore the possibilities that such an island can offer. They will draw inspiration from their years of experience in dance, in theatre, and in life, to create three unique and brand new pieces of work.

Date & Time: 29 November 2013 (Friday), 8.30pm | 30 November 2013 (Saturday), 3.00pm & 8.30pm


Venue: Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC)
Entry by donation: RM48 (Adult) | RM38 (Students, disabled and senior citizens)


Ticketing & other Enquiries: 03-4065 0001 / 03-4065 0002 (DPAC Box office) | 017-682 1006 (Pui May) | 017-500 6747 (Pui Yi)

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