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Flo Lobby LoungeHotel Equatorial Kuala LumpurJalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur(03) 2161 7777 ext 8224 

Jazz singingToday & tomorrow Local jazz duo Double Take comprising vocalist Mia-Germain Palencia and solo fingerstyle guitarist Roger Wang will be performing live for the Summer Jazz Series. They will be performing a range of musical styles from jazz standards to pop ballads. Tickets at RM38++, includes a glass of wine or beer. Contact the lounge for tickets. 

The DomeMeru Valley Resort, Ipoh(05) 242 5936 (Doreen)/012-508 8818 (Witzi) 

Piano and violin performanceTonight Perak Society of Performing Arts brings Piano and Violin at Play, a performance by Albert Tiu from the Philippines and Qian Zhou from the States. Tickets are priced at RM20 (students)/RM40/RM60/ RM80. Supper on the terrace included for RM60 and RM80 ticket holders. Starts at 8pm sharp, complimentary drinks from 7.30pm, doors close at 7.50pm. 

Catch the unique sounds of Double Take, which comprises Mia-Germain Palencia and Roger Wang.


Subang Jaya Buddhist AssociationJalan KewajipanSS13, Subang Jaya(03) 5634 

Talk on your rightsJuly 31 A talk entitled Know Your Rights by Simon Karunagaram, head of Education and Promotion Division in Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia (Suhakam). Bring your family members, relatives and friends. From 11am to 12.30pm. Admission is free. 

Auditorium 6Sunway University College5, Jalan KolejBandar Sunway, Selangor012-278 0189 (Lance)/012-300 0025 (Leena) 

Talk on entrepreneurshipToday Sunway University College School of Computer Technology Alumni Council will be conducting a public talk on entrepreneurship suitable for enterprising IT graduates. From 2.30pm to 5pm. Admission is free. 


The TajCrown Princess HotelCity Square CentreJalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur(03) 2093 2728 

Learn to cook Hyderabadi cuisineAugust 6 Chef Krishen Lal will be conducting a cooking workshop featuring Ghosth Dum Biryani, Basmati rice cooked with succulent pieces of meat laced with saffron and pure ghee, as well as masala wali chops and Goan fish curry. Lunch will be served after the workshop. Fee: RM100. From 10am to 1pm. 


Valentine Willie Fine Art1st Floor, 17, Jalan Telawi 3Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur(03) 2284  

South-East Asian artNow – August 20 You are Here is a group exhibition focusing on ideas of land, topography, mapping and memory of place, and our relationship with it. The show presents an eclectic mix of voices from the young emerging names to older established figures in this region, and will show a diverse range of media, from painting to photography, from sculpture to installations and video works. Opening hours: Mon-Fri: noon to 8pm, Sat: noon – 6pm, closed Sunday and public holidays. Admission is free. 


The Divine life Society Petaling sub-branch7, Jalan 18/15, Taman KanagapuramJalan Kelang Lama, Petaling Jaya(03) 7981 4343/012-278 7409 (Mrs Maheswaran)/017-881 0848 (Sujatha) 

Yoga classesAug 1 The start of a three-month yoga for beginners course. A women’s only session at 11am-12pm, and a mixed class session at 7pm-8pm. Ongoing class from 10am to 11am. Fee: RM120 for all three months. 


Mini Auditorium, Malaysia Tourism Centre109, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur(03) 2161 2104 (Ms Kugai)E-mail: 

Japanese filmAug 6 The next Weekend Japanese Film Show is Tora-san My Uncle (No.42), an episode from one of the longest running film series in cinema history. As the name implies, it’s about a well-meaning but rather bumbling uncle. Starts at 4.30pm. Admission is free. 

TheatrePentas 2, KLPacSentul Park, Jalan StrachanOff Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur(03) 4047 9000/2094 0400 

Play by Rey BuonoToday & tomorrow A staging of The Road to Mecca by South African playwright Athol Fugard, a drama illuminating human conflict on many levels. Elsa tries to coax recluse Ms Helen out of her depression since her husband died as her minister tries to admit her into a nursing home.  

Featuring Jo Kukathas, Jerrica Lai and Thor Kah Hoong. Tickets: RM40/RM20 (students, senior citizens and disabled). There are two shows on both days: 3pm and 8.30pm. – By TAN LEE KUEN

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