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UM DANCE SHOWCASE Experimental Theatre University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-7967 7079 mydancealliance.org

MUSIC YOUNG & NEW PART IV House Of Matahati 6A Jalan Cempaka Ampang, Selangor Tel: 03-9285 6004 E-mail: houseofmatahati@gmail.com houseofmatahati.blogspot.com MAY 17-26: A continuation of a series of shows that feature young, new and promising Malaysian visual arts talents. Artists featured include Muhammad Akmal Asyraf, Edroger C. Rosli, Fadli Mokhtar, Aely Ahmad, Low Chee Peng, Azharuddin Mappon, Azzad Diah Ahmad Zabidi, and Mohd Firdaus Ismail. Admission: free. Opening time: 10am on weekdays and 1pm on Saturdays.

YOUNG & NEW PART IV House Of Matahati 6A Jalan Cempaka Ampang, Selangor Tel: 03-9285 6004 E-mail: houseofmatahati@gmail.com houseofmatahati.blogspot.com

THE DIARY OF INTIMATE ENCOUNTERS Urban Lounge B2-3A Plaza Damas 3 No 63 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1 Taman Sri Hartamas Kuala Lumpur damaorchestra.com / urbanspoon.com.my MAY 18-19: Come and join Dama Orchestra for a relaxing evening of fabulous songs from Butterfly Lovers and some Western and Chinese classical numbers, presented by tenor Tan Wei Han. Intimate Encounters is a 60-minute showcase presented in two sets: 9.30pm-10pm and 10.30pm-11pm, with piano accompaniment and/or minus-one music. Dinner Show: RM145 (inclusive of a two-course dinner and first drink at the show). Non-Dinner Show: RM90 (inclusive of first drink at the show).

ALL FOR LOVE CHARITY CONCERT HGH Convention Hall HGH Convention Centre KL Lot 475 Jalan Sentul Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-9222 8811 ticketcharge.com.my MAY 25: This charity concert organised by Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) with Unit 1 Production will showcase renowned Taiwanese artiste Zheng Shu Qin and our very own home grown shidaiqu talent Yudi Yap. The former will present campus folk songs and movie themes from the 70s to 90s while the latter will showcase 1930s to 1960s Chinese oldies from around the world. Tickets: RM253, RM203, RM153, RM103. Time: 8pm.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: TWELFTH NIGHT – OR WHAT YOU WILL Fort Canning Park Singapore Tel: 02-6348 5555 srt.com.sg and sistic.com.sg MAY 17-20: A rambunctious romantic comedy that will have you laughing and falling in love all over again. The fifth production of Singapore Repertory Theatre, the cast includes Adrian Pang, Daniel Jenkins, Gurmit Singh, Andy Tear, Ethan Chia and Gavin Low. Twelfth Night is regarded by many as one of Shakespeare’s finest plays, filled with music, pranks, farcical misunderstandings, and of course, love. This production will have a modern twist with a festive feel to it. So pack your picnic baskets and head down to Fort Canning for a fun-filled frolic in the park at the biggest picnic of the year. Admission: S$35-S$65 (RM86-RM160) for picnic seating, S$75-S$95 (RM184-RM233) for Pavilion seating (ticket includes two glasses of wine and canapés) Time: 7.30pm-10pm.

WORKSHOP WIRE ART JEWELRY WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS The Lollipop House Boutique 38A-1 Jalan PJU 5/11 Dataran Sunway Kota Damansara Petaling Jaya, Selangor Tel: 012-388 7660 / 03-6140 6480 (Christine) E-mail: order.my.lollipop@gmail.com the-lollipop-house.com / facebook.com/thelollipophouse.boutique MAY 19: Make your own wire jewelry and play around with beads and other material. Learn how to make a bangle and a pair of earrings using wire (silver or brass) and beads. Inclusive of materials and light refreshments. Tools will be on loan. Materials used on that day may vary. Fees: RM170 per person (early registration with deposit is required). Time: 2pm-6pm.

WIRE ART JEWELRY WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS The Lollipop House Boutique 38A-1 Jalan PJU 5/11 Dataran Sunway Kota Damansara Petaling Jaya, Selangor Tel: 012-388 7660 / 03-6140 6480 (Christine) E-mail: order.my.lollipop@gmail.com the-lollipop-house.com / facebook.com/thelollipophouse.boutique

UKETIME Chatime Galleria Bintang Terrace Lot 10 Kuala Lumpur E-mail: sofia@malaysiaukulelegroup.com MAY 19: Malaysia Ukulele Group invites ukulele enthusiasts to join in the fun for an afternoon of workshops and open-mic sessions. Bring along your own ukulele to hang out and meet other ukulele lovers and learn new finger strumming styles at the free workshop (3pm) conducted by Doreen Lim and Fuad Shahminan. Or, if you’re feeling up to it, hang around or sign up for the open-mic sessions (4pm). Admission: free. Time: 2pm-5pm.

MESSY MAYHEM ART WORKSHOP Tadika Raihan 11 Jalan 12/8 (off Jln 12/3, near SMK Sultan Abdul Samad) Petaling Jaya, Selangor Tel: 03-7956 7712 E-mail: syahidah.osman@gmail.com MAY 19: Get into the creative groove. Fun is the key word here. Children will be sent on a trail of art activities guided by a zany team led by Syahidah Osman Cawley, a self taught artist. Includes reading of Queenie Chow’s Cats In The Rubbish. Suitable for ages 2-8. Things to bring: A change of clothes (expect to get messy), own snacks and drinks. Time: 2pm-5pm.

NUTRIGENOMICS LivingFood Bistro Menara Tan and Tan Kuala Lumpur Tel: 014-736 6799 E-mail: allyseum@yahoo.co.uk MAY 20: The Institute of Functional Health Malaysia aims at empowering individuals in the quest for active longevity. Eat, live and exercise right for your genes. This health workshop is beneficial for parents who are keen to provide for their children and individuals wishing to pre-empt their inherited genes and optimise their lifestyle choices for a long and healthy life. Time: 10am to 3pm.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COMPETITION Restoran Nelayan Titiwangsa parking area Taman Tasik Titiwangsa Jalan Temerloh Kuala Lumpur E-mail: 2012@kl-marathon.com kl-marathon.com MAY 20: The Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2012 Training Circuits are back. Theoretical and practical courses will be taught by Mark Williams and professional coaches from the Federal Territory Amateur Athletic Association. A short briefing session on basic training topics will be followed by supervised runs for a pre-determined length of time. Topics covered: training, stretching, nutrition, hydration, gear, injury prevention and helpful tips for ladies. Designed especially to aid in training, and show the correct and safe way to improve strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Just bring your running apparel, running shoes and a change of clothes. You may even walk away with some prizes! Admission: free (registration required). Time: 6.30am (full marathon: 110mins; half marathon: 90mins; 10km: 60mins)

MACROBIOTIC TEA APPRECIATION WORKSHOP Woods Bangsar 25 Jalan Telawi 2 Bangsar Baru Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-2287 0959 E-mail: info@macrobiotics-malaysia.com macrobiotics-malaysia.com MAY 20: Learn all about macrobiotic tea: history, types, health benefits, home remedy, how to use and tea appreciation. Sampling of: matcha, bancha, kukicha twig tea, mugi cha barley tea, genmaicha and sencha green tea. Also includes cooking demo and sampling of matcha cookies and bancha kudzu cream with apple made from certified organic ingredients. Conducted by macrobiotic counsellor June Lim and macrobiotic chef Kaori Nakamura. Fee: RM80/pax. Time: 3.30pm to 5.45pm.

EXPO KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AUTO SALON 2012 Legar Putra Putra World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-7842 9863 E-mail: enquiry@autoexpo.com.my autoexpo.com.my MAY 17-20: Malaysia’s very own automotive aftermarket parts and accessories expo will see the largest gathering of exhibitors with supercars, motor sport accessories, in-car entertainment, car-care and detailing, amongst others. Includes a section for motorcycle and 4x4 enthusiasts. Expect to see the latest, most advanced technology, equipments and accessories tailored for every type of car, bike and truck that is available in the market. Admission: free. Time: 10am-7pm today and tomorrow; 10am-8pm on Saturday and Sunday.

KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AUTO SALON 2012 Legar Putra Putra World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-7842 9863 E-mail: enquiry@autoexpo.com.my autoexpo.com.my

EVENT 1ST PUBLIKA WANKO SOBA EATING CHALLENGE Ichiban Boshi Publika Solaris Dutamas No. 1 Jalan Dutamas 1 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-6203 2271 publika.com.my MAY 20: Be a noodle eating champion this weekend! Competition is divided into four categories: individual, family, corporate and media. Lots of attractive prizes to be won. Other activities include: origami workshop, taketonbo (bamboo crafts), Japanese hip hop dance, Japanese traditional dance, Yutaka wearing workshop and Koto performances (Japanese Harp). Time: 2pm-6pm.

1ST PUBLIKA WANKO SOBA EATING CHALLENGE Ichiban Boshi Publika Solaris Dutamas No. 1 Jalan Dutamas 1 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-6203 2271 publika.com.my

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