THE United Buddy Bears World Tour will come to an end this Feb 15. The Buddy Bears exhibition was first held in Berlin in 2002. The world tour is now in its seventh year with the bears having made their way to over 22 exhibitions to cities such as Hong Kong, Istanbul, Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Cairo, Buenos Aires and Helsinki. Grab your chance to view the 147 larger-than-life sculptures from around the world at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur today.
Malaysian artist Liew Choong Ching is showcasing his newest ‘Shadow Boxing’ series at Seni Gallery @ Seni Mont Kiara from today until Feb 19. ‘Shadow Boxing’ sees Liew’s latest attempt and breakthrough from his times of Balinese portraits and still life of tropical fruits. The artist uses the theme of kickboxing with shadow play to express hope and challenges in life. The gallery is located in Changkat Duta Kiara, off Jalan Duta Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. Exhibition hours are from 10am-6pm daily. For details, call 012-218 8851 (Gary Lim).
LESSONS IN LOVE
AMNESTY International Malaysia will be screening a movie titled Lessons of Love at the Annexe Gallery in Central Market, Kuala Lumpur today. The screening will be from 10am to 6pm.
BOOKS Warehouse is holding a book clearance at Subang Avenue Shopping Complex (same row with Carrefour, Subang Jaya) from today to Feb 19 from 10am to 10pm. Lots of fantastic value buys and great deals await everyone. For details, call 03-2072 2668.
PUBLIC HEALTH TALK
TUNG Shin Hospital is holding a public health talk on ‘Antenatal Care’ and ‘Baby’s Journey after Birth’ today from 1.30pm to 4pm. It will be presented in both English and Mandarin at the Academy of Nursing (Level 5, Chinese Medical Building). Refresh-ments will be provided. For registration call 03-2037 2388 or 016-909 9665.
WORLD PRESS PHOTOS
IF A picture tells a thousand words, World Press Photo 11 is an encyclopaedic collection of the events that made 2010. The free walk-in exhibition at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre features 177 award-winning photographs on display beginning with the visually arresting World Press Photo of the Year of Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old Afghan woman whose nose and ears were disfigured as retribution for fleeing an abusive husband. World Press Photo 11 will be showing at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre until tomorrow. Admission is free. For details, visit www.worldpressphoto.org
THE YMCA of Kuala Lumpur will commence its Scrabble Corner sessions today at the lounge area on Level 1. The sessions will be held on every Saturday from 1pm to 7pm and it is open to public. For details, call 03-2274 1439 or visit www.ymcakl.com
FOR FOOTIE FANS
MAKE your way to Publika Square at Publika Mall, Solaris Dutamas from 6pm onwards for a night of football- crazed activities, a chance to win exclusive merchandise and a live screening of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool. Also, look forward to a special appearance by international football legends David May (former Manchester United player) and Jason McAteer (former Liverpool player) for a meet-and-greet session.
FREE myrapid CARDS
Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (Prasarana), the asset and project owner for Klang Valley’s LRT Line Extension Project (LEP), will be giving away free MyRapid Cards to lucky visitors at the LEP Open Day, which is being held as part of Subang Jaya Municipal Council’s 15th Anniversary Celebrations Carnival at Sunway Pyramid, Bandar Sunway until tomorrow.
VISTA Eye Specialist Bangsar (139, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur) has kicked off a three-day family carnival from 9am to 5pm and it ends tomorrow. There will be hearing and dental health consultations, BMI test, face painting and a colouring contest too. For details, call 1-800-88-3937 or log on to www.vista.com.my
ESPN STAR Sports showcases the return of ESPN Grandstand for the live high definition screening of Barclays Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool today at the Red Carpet Avenue — Encorp Strand (Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya). Hosted by Maxis Football Extra stars, JD and Patricia, fans can look forward to winning great prizes by participating in the games and activities. Pre-match activities start at 7.30pm while the match kicks off at 8.45pm. Admission is free.