1 CNY WORKSHOPS There will be workshops and performances every weekend at Ground Floor Central, Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur. Activities include paper-cutting and clay doll-making workshops as well as Chinese orchestra, traditional lion dance and Chinese fan dance performances. For details, visit berjayatimessquarekl.com
2 South-East Asian art
G13 Gallery is presenting the second series of South-East Asia exhibition ‘Axis by Praxis: A Meeting Place’ until Jan 26. Featuring five emerging talents from South-East Asia, the aim is to look into the region’s art practices through the works of Ho Mei Kei (Malaysia), Nik M Shazmie (Malaysia), Natisa Jones (Indonesia), Anchalee Arayapongpanich (Thailand) and Kittisak Thapkoa (Thailand). The gallery is located at GL13, Ground Floor, Block B, Kelana Square, Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya. Open daily from 11am to 5pm, closed on Sundays and public holidays
3 STAR FIESTA
Join the Star Fiesta Carnival and enjoy a host of fun activities for the whole family today, from 10am to 4pm, at Summit USJ’s open carpark. There will be health and lifestyle talks, free health screening, food trucks, lucky draw sessions, face painting, colouring contest and an inflatable playland. Admission is free.
4 SANRIO SHOWCASE The ‘Our Sanrio Times Kuala Lumpur’ exhibition of Hello Kitty and 100 other Sanrio characters at Quill City Mall has been extended until Feb 17. There will also be a display of vintage Sanrio products, original hand sketches from Sanrio’s Japanese designers and a 3.5m Hello Kitty plush, as well as limited-edition merchandise for sale.
The exhibition is from 11am to 9pm daily, at Hall 5, Level 5. Tickets priced between RM20 and RM60 can be purchased on-site or online. For details, visit www.oursanriotimes.my or www.ticketcharge.com.my
5 NEW MEDIA EXHIBITION
An art show titled ‘Paralogical Machines: When Images Meet us in Space and Time’ is on until Feb 17 and features artists from Europe and South-East Asia, at Wei-Ling Contemporary, RT01, sixth floor, The Gardens Mall Kuala Lumpur. Operating hours are from 11am to 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday). For details, call 03-2282 8323.
6 MEDITATIVE SCULPTURE
G13 Project Room presents ‘Sculpturing is Meditative’ by award-winning Malaysian sculpture artist Chin Wan Kee until Jan 26. Sculpturing is his belief and also a meditation for him to create a conceivable direction towards the understanding of the fundamental nature and intrinsic values of humanity. His works are primarily of bronze and focus on human figurines as a basis for formal experimentation in the modernist mode. For details, visit www.g13gallery.com
7 SPRING REUNION
Atria Shopping Gallery Petaling Jaya celebrates ‘A Joyous Spring Reunion’ this Lunar New Year. Try on traditional costumes, catch the God of Prosperity on a walkabout and enjoy LED lion dance (6pm) and traditional Chinese dance (5.30pm) performances this weekend at the mall. There will be a cooking demo by celebrity chef Amy Beh on Jan 21. For details, visit www.atria.com.my
8 MEET AND GREET
Come and watch performances and artiste appearances by Jordan, Natalie, Emily, Wind, Gary, Lynn and Haoren today, from 1pm to 4pm, at the official grand launch of Quill City Mall Kuala Lumpur’s Chinese New Year 2019 campaign, themed ‘Blooming Spring’, at the Main Atrium, Ground Floor.
9 CHINESE NEW YEAR BAZAAR
Gamuda Land will have its Spring Symphony Bazaar this weekend at Gamuda Gardens Property Gallery, Lot 3825 & 3826, Jalan Sungai Serai, Kampung Sungai Serai, Rawang, Selangor, from 10am to 10.30pm (today) and 10am to 6pm (tomorrow). There will be a showcase of CNY cookies, yee sang, hampers, food trucks, famous Ipoh delicacies and the Spring Symphony Mini-Concert. Guests can also fulfil the wishes of children’s homes and return with a gift until Jan 22. For details, call 03-6037 2888.
10 GONG XI MARKET Institut Kong Zi Universiti Malaya and Art Printing Work (APW) will have a Gong Xi Market 2019 tomorrow at APW, 29 Jalan Riong, Bangsar. There will be 30 booths selling food and drinks as well as programmes such as the ‘Sichuan Face Change’, Chinese traditional music orchestra, kung fu performances as well as free workshops on Chinese calligraphy, mask painting and Chinese paper-cutting.
11 INSPIRATION 3 SHOWCASE The ‘Inspiration 3’ art exhibition is on until Jan 31 at The Ledge Art Gallery, 3rd Floor, Highstreet, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya (take the escalator in front of Tangs). It features paintings by 27 artists from Akademi Inspire’s adult art programme. The exhibition will showcase 81 artworks painted using mediums such as oil, acrylic and watercolour, featuring diverse subjects such as landscapes, local culture, fauna, flora and human figures. The gallery is open daily, from 11am to 9pm. For details, visit https://bit.ly/2EWEUQ2.
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