Weekend by numbers: 29.03.19 to 31.03.19

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on March 29, 2019.
Weekend by numbers: 29.03.19 to 31.03.19
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4 weekend-long activities

Makers & Co is organising Tukar Tangan where pre-loved items will be sold by vendors alongside handmade items and many more. Remember to bring your shopping bag over to Jaya One, 72A, Jalan University, Selangor over the weekend. For more information, visit theschool.my.


RIUH is returning to Sentul Depot in Sentul West this weekend with a 1970s theme that celebrates the power of women and sustainable living. There will be performances, tarot reading, vinyl music and workshops like ceramic making and water colouring. It will be held tomorrow and on Sunday from 11am to 9pm at Sentul Depot, Sentul West, Kuala Lumpur. For more information, visit riuh.com.my


MyBalloonFiesta will be a weekend full of fun for all ages. Admire the sky as it is filled with colour and balloons from various countries. There will also be ballooning competitions, tethered rides ad a Night Glow event. Admission is free but some activities and areas will require tickets. It will be held at Precinct 2, Putrajaya, 24, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 3, Selangor. For further information, visit myballoonfiesta.com.


Kuala Lumpur International Bookfair is back with more than 100 booths offering a wide variety of new and pre-loved books for sale. There will also be book launches, seminars and conventions. It will be held at Putra World Trade Centre, 41, Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. Visit klibf.my for more information.



3 performances to watch

Join Aisyah Aziz at Bobo KL as she performs her own hits as well as rearranged covers to reflect her musical journey through her career in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia as an award-winning vocalist. It will be held today and tomorrow at 9pm at Bobo KL, 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced at RM45 for diners and RM60 for non-diners. For details, visit bobokl.com.


At the young age of 16, Sydney singer-songwriter Ruel has already won the prestigious ARIA Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year. His first EP, Ready, has over 100 million streams, with standout tracks Younger, Dazed and Confused, and Don’t Tell Me certified Gold in Australia. He will be performing at 7pm tonight at The Bee, Level G2, Publika Mall, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced at RM269 at thebee.com.my.


Legendary guitarist Julian Mokhtar is a well-known name in the Southeast Asian music scene. From opening for Ian Gillan from Deep Purple to playing blues guitar with Buddy Guy, this man can do just about anything on the guitar. His show will be held at 10pm tomorrow at No Black Tie, 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets at RM53 each can be purchased at noblacktie.com.my.



3 classes to enjoy

Learn paper-making using recycled materials, flowers, leaves and even coffee as you recycle waste papers to paper pulps to creative experimentation with mixed media. It will be held tomorrow from 10.30am to 1.30pm at Cziplee Bangsar, 1 & 3, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Tickets will be priced at RM150. For more information, visit artmakr.com.


This workshop by Agno3solution is ideal for photography enthusiasts, art students, educators and conservators. This is a great opportunity to learn one of the oldest photographic historical practice, the salt print. It will be held at Nikon Experience Hub, No.7 Jalan Bintang, off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang Central, Kuala Lumpur tomorrow and on Sunday from 11am to 6.30pm. Tickets are priced at RM450 and available for purchase at eventbrite.com.


Dine with Chef Mel while learning and exploring the wonder tastes and flavours of Melaka Portugese food. This dinner session will teach you about culture, traditions and customs of these dishes such as devil’s curry, baked crab and pineapple prawns tomorrow at 7.30pm at Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya. For more information, download the Sifu-Sifu app.