Man at His Best

Weekend Guide: 9-12 June

Cats, durians, juggling and more!

BY Jaclyn Lim | Jun 8, 2017 | Culture

1: Di Mana (where are) young

Di mana (where are) young showcases women’s artwork from all around the country. The exhibition contains permenant artworks of the gallery, latest artworks from invited artist, and entries through an open call.

June 8 – July 31 / National Visual Arts Gallery (Balai Seni Visual Negara), KL City Centre

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2. Pet World Malaysia

Pet World Malaysia is hosting their annual three-day event filled with a bunch of activities such as cat shows, pet grooming services and dog competition. Other than that, there will also be booths that sells pet accessories, pet food and more.

June 9 – June 11 / Mid Valley Exhibition Center, Mid Valley City

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3. Afternoon of A Foehn – An Unexpected Puppet Ballet

As a part of the recent Le French Festival, this performance is here to bring a fresh perspective to the art of juggling with a 25 minutes ballet of plastic puppets, performed to Claude Debussy’s Afternoon Of A Fuan, Nocturnes and Dialogue Of The Wind And The Sea.

June 10 / Black Box, Publika

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4. La Fille du Regiment

La Fille du Regiment is a genre of French opera that contains spoken dialogue and arias – in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti, set to a French libretto by Jules-­Henri Vernoy de Saint-­Georges and Jean-­François Bayard. This piece is stage directed by the award-winning, Amelia Tan and music ensembles by the concert master, Lim Jae Sern.

June 8 – June 11 / Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC)

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5. Petrushka!

English conductor Mark Wigglesworth and Serbian violinist Nemanja Radulović comes together in Tchaikovsky’s super-popular Violin Concerto.

June 9 – June 10 / Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

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6. Penang Durian Festival

It’s the King of all fruits! Whether it is one’s favorite or enemy, Durian has a place in the hearts of all Malaysians.  In this Durian festival, you won’t only get the Durian (of course), there will be a big range of durians to choose from such as, Musang King, Ochee, Hor Lor, Red Prawn, and many more. Be there or be square!

June 11 / Nibong Tebal and markets in Penang

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