Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Dec 3-9)

A round-up of the best shows in the city.

Gaze by Liu Hsin-Ying, showing at Richard Koh Fine Art (Photo: Richard Koh Fine Art)

These are our top picks for the week of December 3 to 9. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


A Musical Journey
The 23-year-old international recording artist, actor and songwriter Christian Palencia has made a name for himself in Malaysia and Australia. Join him for an unforgettable performance of Broadway show tunes and original songs intertwined with storytelling.

Alexis Bistro Ampang, Great Eastern Mall, KL. 03 4260 2288. Dec 7 & 8, 10pm. RM10. Book tickets here.


Somewhere Down The River
Artist Liu Hsin-Ying, trained at the Art Student League in New York, presents a series of paintings, drawings and video works in this solo exhibition. She draws inspiration from both the personal and the cerebral.

Richard Koh Fine Art, 229 Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, KL. 03 2095 3300. Until Dec 15. Tues-Sat, 10am-7pm. See more here.


Second Life
Chang Yoong Chia’s solo exhibition showcases the practice of a mid-career Malaysian artist whose work has captivated audiences nationally and internationally. He uses personal narrative and memory as a subjective place to explore the imaginative possibilities of painting and making objects.

National Art Gallery, 2 Jalan Temerloh, Titiwangsa, KL. Until Jan 31. Daily, 10am-6pm. See more here.


Follow us on Instagram