Another week, another list of fun activities and events taking place over the next 7 days, curated just for you! Mark your calendars and grab your friends as you plan your week ahead with these exciting happenings in mind!
Take your pick from a list of parties, plays, photography adventures, and many more:
Hip Hop Night: Into The 53 Universe
Are you ready to party till you drop to sick hip hop music? By popular demand, REXKL is bringing back their Hip Hop Night for another round. This time, you’ll get to dive deep into the 53 UNIVERSE with Five Three Studio and other special guest artists. Your experience at Hip Hop Night will be filled with so much hype and excitement, you’ll wish it never ends! Get your tickets here.
Date: 14th July 2023
Roads Await (向前有路)
Catch a post-pandemic story brought to life through the art of dance this week. The 75-minute dance production conveys a story about hardships, dreams and recovery in hopes of encouraging people to continue pursuing their dreams in our current post-pandemic era. This show was created by klpac’s founders to share their sentiments about withstanding the surge of the pandemic and how they continue to strive for their dreams despite the turbulence they face. So, you’re set for an emotional ride. Get your tickets to the show here.
Date: 13th to 16th July
Location: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)
What is it like to be a Malaysian? To some, it may be the wide selection of delicacies; to others, it may the unique cultures and ethnicities. However, to Kenny, it’s a whole different story. Join Kenny on a journey of self-reflection where he unpacks years of baggage to find the true meaning of being Malaysian. If you’re interested to hear his story, you can get your tickets to the performance here.
Date: 13th to 16th July 2023
Location: Oriental Heritage House
Sip & Snap with Smashpop
Explore the streets of Kuala Lumpur through the lens of a camera with Sip & Snap. As you roam the streets, Smashpop (a.k.a Jason Goh) will be your guide, sharing with you insider tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot. Sip & Snap is an on-the-go street photography session where you’ll learn that photos are way more than just an image. Register a spot for yourself here.
Date: 15th July 2023 (10:30am-12:30pm)
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Open Mic @ CheckPoint Cafe
Do you have a talent you wish to share to the world, but never got the chance? Well, here’s your opportunity! Be it stand-up comedy, music or poetry – as long as you have something to show, Open Mic at CheckPoint Cafe welcomes you. On another note, if you’re looking to wind down and relax after a hectic day, you can also pay RM15 to enter and enjoy the talents lined up for you. Click here for more information.
Date: 15th July 2023 (7pm)
Location: Check Point Setapak Cafe
Relive the breakbeat music era with REXKL this Saturday! Featuring hardcore breaks and gritty basslines from the late 90’s and early 00’s, and experience the sounds of the past in this current age and time. As different talented artists helm the decks, prepare yourself for an unforgettable weekend night of beats breaking. What are you waiting for? Get your tickets to BREAKBOY here.
Date: 15th July 2023 (9pm-1am)
SAKTI: Malay Folk Tales, Aerial Artistry & Drumming Theatre
A fantasy tale unfolds as a heroic fisherman falls sick after bringing home a great harvest from sea. Day by day, his condition worsens. Rumours have it that evil forces followed him home from the ocean, and they are determined to rid the village of their hero. Knowing that there is no other way, the village wizard seeks help from the Seventh Princess of the Sea. Is the hero saved? Find out for yourself at SAKTI, where artistry is displayed through aerial acrobatics accompanied by both rearranged and new Malay compositions. Book your tickets here.
Date: 14th to 16th July 2023
Location: Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre
Redeem FREE Ice-Creams At Plaza Singapura
Who doesn’t love ice-creams – especially when it’s free! In conjunction with National Ice Cream Day, folks in Singapore can beat the heat with free scoops of ice cream. Museum of Ice Cream
(MOIC) is painting the town pink by bringing Asia’s largest sprinkle pool to Plaza Singapura and working with ice cream uncles dressed in Pink on Orchard Road and everyone is welcomed to join!
National Ice Cream Day Ice Cream Giveaway
Date: 15th & 16th July 2023 (Saturday & Sunday)
Address: Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238839 (Courtyard outside Five Guys)
*Amelia Er contributed to this article