We hope you guys are having a fabulous November this week. One of the big things to happen this month is, of course, the General Election so don’t forget to apply for leave if you need to go home early to cast your votes. But while you’re waiting for voting day to come, how about checking these events out?
For this week’s Hype Picks, we’re taking you back in time to your childhood by visiting a circus, check out a Pokemon tournament and maybe add a little Shakespeare to your to-do list. Scroll down to see what the Klang Valley has in store for you:
1. Great British Circus
Date: 19th November 2022 – 1st January 2023
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Desa Park City, Car Park 3
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
The Great British Circus is finally back! This time, they have curated a brand-new show filled with exciting new acts and loads of new surprises. This show will definitely keep you on the edge of your seats. So bring along your loved ones for a fantastic evening! Get your tickets here now.
2. Tomica Pop-up Store
Date: 11th – 20th November
Time: 10am – 10pm
Location: G Floor, MyTown Shopping Centre
Calling all toy car collectors! If you are ever in MyTown shopping mall, stop by The Tomica Pop-up Store for some exciting surprises. A first in Malaysia, Tomica created a pop-up store out of a giant Tomica packaging box. Come and witness first-hand, the giant packaging box alongside many other Tomica Die-cast vehicles. Expect exclusive promotions, and limited edition gifts up for grabs! Click here for more info.
3. Pokemon November Shop Tournament
Date: 11th and 26th November
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Location: Toysbar, Petaling Jaya
If you are an avid Pokemon collector, this is the time for you to shine! This weekend, Toysbar is organising a Pokemon tournament for you to compete in. The tournament is a swiss format for standard decks. The tournament starts at around 2pm, so be early to take a look at your opponents. Entry fee is RM20 per person.
4. Shakespeare: Demystified: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Date: 19th and 20th November (public shows)
Time: 8pm (19th November), 3pm (20th November)
Location: Black Box, Damansara Performing Arts Centre, Petaling Jaya
This special edition of Midsummer’s Night Dream is a must-watch for fans of Shakespeare. In this 110-minute-long show, audiences can expect a roaring fun night with nonstop laughter and entertainment – there will not be a single dull moment! Standard tickets start from RM65, but you can get cheaper prices with a group booking or simply showing your student card. Check out the details here.
5. KL International Jazz & Arts Festival
Date: 19th – 20th November
Time: 11.30 pm
Location: Kind A Blue, KL Jazz & Arts Centre.
If you love art and if you love jazz then look no further than the Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant. Even if you’re not that big of a fan of jazz, it’s still a good way to unwind and appreciate some artwork while being accompanied by some live music. It’s also not a bad idea for a date wouldn’t you think so? So once you’re done casting your vote for GE15, how about reserving your spot and asking your crush out on a chill evening together?
6. Kuala Lumpur Car Meet Up
Date: 20th November
Location: Dataran FutsalHub Ampang, KL
Cars and football enthusiasts, this is your chance to meet your people. A gathering like this doesn’t come by very often so why not take this opportunity to bring your friends and make new ones? You’ll also get the chance to check out some garage sales to find spare parts or accessories for your vehicles. Check out the page for more details.
1. Uniqlo X Marni
Location: Uniqlo, Fahrenheit88
In collaboration with MARNI, Uniqlo has launched yet another new collaboration! Through its unique approach to fabric and colour, MARNI has yet again presented a selection of artistic and progressive designs. The most recent line created by these two brands adds comfy warmth to winter days while bringing colour and playfulness to everyday styles.
The rich new lineup offers limitless potential for everyday styling. Vests, sweaters, balaclavas, mittens, beanies and so much more – perfect for a holiday in the winter season! Pricing starts from RM39.90. The MARNI Second Collection is available exclusively at Fahrenheit 88.
2. Rado DiaStar
If you’re looking for a new watch, look no further! The DiaStar Original 60-Year Anniversary Edition is a new edition to the successful DiaStar watch family. Rado, working alongside Swiss designer Alfredo Häberli, has created a one-of-a-kind watch that is a timeless beauty to the eyes.
To commemorate DiaStar’s 60th birthday, the watch was given a small but noticeable makeover while still maintaining the strong personality of its predecessor. The new watch also incorporated the best and most recent innovations for a more exquisite feel. To read more on the new DiaStar, check out the online book here.
3. MARVEL X Pandora | DISNEY X Pandora
Calling all Marvel fans! Pandora has released a new collection collaborating with the one-and-only Marvel Spiderman. The collection includes several new Spiderman-inspired jewellery pieces including an upside-down Spiderman, a Peter Parker camera, and even Spider-Man Stud Earrings!
Additionally, customers who purchase any three jewellery pieces may get a free Marvel collector’s box! Head to any Pandora store near you quickly while still in stock.
Explore “A Whole New World” with Pandora’s new Disney’s Aladdin collaboration! There are lovable new charms and symbols for you to mix and match inspired right from the big screen. Some of the styles include the none-other Princess Jasmine, the Magic Carpet, the infamous Lamp, Genie, and so much more! Prepare to be swept away on a magical adventure with Pandora.
4. FILORGA Global-Repair Baume
Laboratoires Filorga has released a new formulation masterpiece! The new Global-Repair Baume is an excellent skincare product designed specifically for devitalised skin. It contains a variety of potent ingredients including NCEF, hyaluronic acids, peptides, niacinamide, vitamin C, fatty acids, and botanical oils to restore a healthy and youthful complexion.
The new miracle baume will work on all signs of ageing including dehydration, deep wrinkles, lack of firmness, sagging, unevenness, and dull-looking complexion. To buy any Filorga products, check out their official flagship stores on Lazada and Shopee.
5. Mentholatum Acnes Postbiotics Cleanser and Lotion
Mentholatum has always been known for its incredible Acnes skincare line. Those who are fans can rejoice once again because Mentholatum has added two more new product variants to the Mentholatum Acnes product lineup!
The Mentholatum Acnes Postbiotics Cleanser (RM25.90) helps to maintain the skin’s healthy balance and fights acne-causing bacteria. The Mentholatum Acnes Oil-free Gel Lotion (RM35.90) effectively hydrates and soothes acne-prone skin without the sticky and oily feeling normally associated with moisturisers.
These new additions are available only in Watsons and e-commerce platform Shopee.
6. Starbucks & Majoriti 7
Everyone’s favourite coffee chain store has just signed a partnership with Majoriti 7, Malaysia’s first premium Bahasa Malaysia publication for the affluent society. With each cup of coffee, you buy, you’ll be given a copy of that week’s news to catch up on current affairs, lifestyle pieces, and more!
So, grab your daily cup of joe, settle in with Majority 7, and enjoy a good read— and a good cup of coffee too! While available every Thursday at Starbucks, avid readers can also obtain said newsletter at De.Wan 1985 restaurants, selected 7-Eleven outlets, and PETRONAS Mesra in the Klang Valley for RM8.
7. Uniqlo X Ayam Brand Taste Of Home
Location: Uniqlo Fahrenheit88 and Uniqlo DA Square
Yes! Another Uniqlo collaboration, but this time it is with Malaysia’s beloved home brand – the Ayam Brand! The new collaboration features covetable and rare stickers, t-shirts and tote bags! The stickers come in a variety of cute and memorable Ayam Brand designs that will leave you with a feeling of nostalgia. The new collection is priced from RM59.90 and is available in several new sizes from XS to XL. For every purchase of this series, customers will receive a special Ayam Brand Recipe Book containing 30 recipes by Malaysians.