1 CONTEMPORARY ART SHOWCASELife Is Beautiful is an article showcase of contemporary art, sculptures and ceramic pottery by four Malaysian artists – Yap Kim Boon, Adil Abdul Ghani, Kuen Stephanie and Gary Lim. The group art exhibition depicts positive attitude towards life while ushering in 2019. It will be held until Dec 30, from 11am to 9pm daily, at The Ledge Art Gallery, 3rd floor, New Wing, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya.
2 BARBIE DREAMTOPIA: Catch the first Barbie Dreamtopia Live Show at Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya this weekend at 1pm, 4pm and 7pm. There will also be a Barbie Tea Party tomorrow from 4pm to 5pm. To register for the event, shoppers need to spend a minimum of RM300 in two accumulated receipts on the same day. For details, visit www.paradigmmall.com.my
3 WOMEN’S CARNIVAL: Subang Jaya Municipal Council is organising a Karnival Wanita Inspirasi Ekonomi from 8.30am to 6pm today, in conjunction with the launch of the USJ 7 multipurpose hall in Petaling Jaya. There will be sireh junjung- making and fruit-carving competitions. There is no registration fee and the competitions are limited to 20 female participants. To register, call 019-309 2123 (Rahimah). There also will be an aerobics session at 8.15am and various exhibitions and workshops. For details, call 03-5621 0060 ext 166 or visit www.mpsj.gov.my
4 PRICE OF LIFE EXHIBITION: The ‘Price of Life’ exhibition by Thai artist Wal Chirachaisakul is ongoing until Dec 22, at G13 Gallery, GL13, Ground Floor, Block B, Kelana Square, Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya. The exhibition portrays figurative mixed media artwork and reveals the dark side of people lost in the pursuit of happiness. Gallery opens daily from 11am to 5pm. Closed on Sundays and public holidays. For details, call 03-7880 0991 or visit www.g13gallery.com
5 EAT CHURROS AND WIN
The grand finals for the second National Churros Eating Championship will take place at 3pm tomorrow at IOI City Mall, Putrajaya. Winners from preliminary rounds will battle it out for a year of free churros. Local singer Haqiem Rusli will make a special appearance.
6 SOLO ART SHOWCASE:
The first solo art exhibition by Goh Siao Shan entitled ‘My Art Journey’ will be held from today until Jan 15, from 1pm to 6pm daily, at The Refinery Art Gallery, G-3A-d6, No. 801 Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur. For details, call 012-205 0716
7 DIGITAL INSTALLATIONS
Galeri Petronas in Kuala Lumpur presents Liberating Potentials: Manifestation of Digital Shift Exhibition, a unique art exhibition where multi-sensory digital installations and projections bring artworks to life. Featuring artworks from universities and independent young artists, this exhibition explores the potential of the digital form in Malaysian contemporary art practices and production. The exhibition runs until Jan 6. For details, visit www.galeripetronas.com.my
8 STAR FIESTA: Visit the Star Fiesta Roadshow at LG2, Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya this weekend from 10am to 10pm. Subscribe to a year of The Star for RM490 and be rewarded with an Ice Watch as well as other goodies. Loyalty discounts and free F&B vouchers from Dunkin Donuts, Juicy Juice and Caffe Bene are up for grabs too. Those who renew their subscription for another year at RM300 will receive a RM50 voucher from Aeon. For a one-year subscription of The Star ePaper at RM180, receive a Starbucks Card worth RM20. All these freebies are available only at the Star Fiesta Roadshow while stocks last.
9 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: The Selangor state-level Christmas celebration will be held tonight, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm, at Padang Awam MPKj, Jalan Timur, Kajang, next to SMJK Yu Hua. Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari is expected to attend.
10 ARTS AND CULTURE FEST: The Festival Warisan Kesenian dan Budaya Daerah Klang is on this weekend at Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran, Klang from 7am to 11pm. There will be dance and traditional music performances, karaoke and photography competitions, as well as exhibitions. For details, call 03-3375 5555 ext 1015, 4114.
11 GROUP EXHIBITION‘Face Value’ is a group exhibition that emphasises portraiture artwork at G13 Gallery, Kelana Square in Petaling Jaya until Dec 22. This exhibition wishes to uncover the impressionistic value of the core theme of the exhibition. There will be approximately 22 artworks in various techniques and styles by 11 artists. Gallery opens daily from 11am to 5pm. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
12 PLOGGING EVENT: The 4km Plogging in Pink Run will be held today at 5pm at Jalan 17/38, Petaling Jaya (in front of Seventeen Condo). The concept which originated from Sweden in 2016, is a combination of jogging and picking up litter. Entrance fees are between RM10 and RM30. There will also be Christmas carolling and a concert, as well as a recycling and Christmas jumble sale this weekend. For details, visit www.facebook.com/inviz.com.my
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