Man at His Best

Weekend of June 10-12: Three Awesome Events To Get You Exploring Town

YSL's photo exhibition, poetry and spoken open mic and a double bill dance performance.

BY Nawaf Rahman | Jun 9, 2016 | Culture

Dresses from YSL's Mondrian collection/Wikimedia

Exhibition : Yves Saint Laurent. One of the highlights of Le French 2016 Festival, delve yourself into an exclusive photo exhibition of the French fashion mogul’s careerYves Saint Laurentat Galeri Petronas. The exhibition encompasses 49 black-and-white photos by French photographer Pierre Boulat who documented behind the scenes and preparation of YSL’s first fashion show in 1961. The show runs until June 25th and admission is free. For more information, visit here.

If Walls Could Talk. To celebrate their one year anniversary, the 19th session of "If Walls Could Talk" invites all poets and poetry lovers to connect with the featured acts such as national laureate, Datuk A Samad Said, Az Samad, Andrea Tee, Jack Malik and many more. There will be poetry recitals, spoken word open mic and Gerai Puisi Segera by Liyana Fizi for the night. Events start tonight at the Gaslight Café & Music, so for more information, visit their Facebook page.

From Soho to Shinjuku · Half Man Half Myth – A Double Bill. Presented by the founder of Bi Ma Dance Company, Pit Fong Loh and renowned Malaysia choreographer-dancer, Ming Low, this performance is a double bill which features restaged contemporary dance pieces taken from "About from Soho To Shinjuku", and "About Half Man Half Myth". Each piece has contrasting themes as "About From Soho To Shinjuku" is inspired by the different elements between the two cities, while About Half Man Half Myth explores the movement and expression in a constrained space. Happening at DPAC from June 10 to 14. For more information, go to their Facebook page.