Exhibits on display at the Peace Exhibition on nuclear weapons

l The Print Room is having a Twisted Life exhibition, which will end this weekend at 49, Lorong 16/9E, Petaling Jaya. Guests will be able to view the work-in-progress (WIP) section to have a better understanding of the processes involved in producing the final images. Opening hours are from 2pm to 7pm this weekend.

• Artist Azam Aris is holding a solo exhibition until Aug 19 at HOM Art Trans, 6A, Jalan Cempaka 16, Taman Cempaka Ampang. Gallery hours are from 11am to 6pm on weekdays and 1pm to 6pm on Saturdays. His artwork features repeated imagery to express meanings and representations related to daily life experiences. For details, call 03- 9286 7004.

• Core Design Gallery Sdn Bhd is showcasing an abstract art exhibition themed “Abstrak: Kini Dan Dulu” (past and present) until Aug 23 at 87, Jalan SS15/2A, Subang Jaya. This show features the works of 14 artists from the 1970s until now. Gallery opening hours are from 10am to 7pm on weekdays and noon to 6pm on weekends (by appointment). For details, call 03-5612 1168 (Elaine).

• Balai Seni Visual Negara (BSVN) is showcasing the works of artist Sylvia Lee Goh until Sept 27 at 2, Jalan Temerloh, Off Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. On display are her works throughout the 28 art exhibitions she had had internationally. Her works mostly reflect on her personal experience and on the Baba and Nyonya culture. For details, call 03-4026 7000.

Be serenaded by an ensemble of 12 musicians on Aug 22 at the Sunway University hall from 8pm. The Perak Society of Performing Arts and the Sunway University Ensemble will be presented by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. There will be music from famous classical composers to more current ones such as Yiruma. For details, call 03-7491 8622 ext 3638 (Angela) or email to

Pusaka Evenings at Publika is having a wayang kulit show featuring Kumpulan Sri Warisan Pusaka of Machang tomorrow, from 8.30pm at the Black Box, Publika Solaris Dutamas. There will also be a pre-performance talk from 6pm to 7pm. This event is free and open to all. For details, email to

Soka Gakkai Malaysia is having its first nationwide Peace Exhibition at Wisma Kebudayaan SGM, No 243, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. The exhibition aims to educate the public on the dangers of nuclear weapons. This exhibition will be held nationwide on various dates. Details can be found at or on Facebook at SokaGakkaiMalaysia. Admission is free and all is welcome.

The Society for the Severely Mentally Handicapped is having a charity carnival between Aug 22 and 23 at Bangsar Village 1. Funds raised will be channelled towards the rehab facilities in their centre which provides training for children with severe mental and physical disabilities. Activities include games, performances, face painting, food and clothing booths and handy craft stalls. For details or to buy coupons, call 03-7874 6703 or email

There will be a baking class on Aug 16 from 2pm to 4pm by Cetdem, a non-profit organisation for sustainable development and living, at its Organic Farming Community Centre (OFCC), 29, Jalan 19/15, Petaling Jaya. This session is for beginners who are interested in making bread such as focaccia and sour dough. For details and to register, call 03-7875 7767 or visit

Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya is having an art competition for children aged six to 10 and 11 to 15 on Sept 13 from 9am onwards at its grand ballroom. Participants will be required to draw according to the given theme, which is Festivals and Celebrations in Malaysia. There is a limit of 150 places and registration is required by filling in the participation form. For details, visit or call 03-7628 7367.

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