Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Feb 18-24)

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

Dedication by Ivan Lam, which will be shown at Wei-Ling Gallery (Photo: Wei-Ling Gallery)

These are our top picks for the week of February 18 to 24. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Melissa Indot
Charming the crowd from the age of 16, Melissa Indot has opened for internationally renowned artists such as Natalie Cole, Sean Kingston and Flo Rida during their concerts locally. From performing at the Royal Albert Hall in London to working alongside UK celebrity DJ Sam Young and DJ tyDi, this edgy artist is sure to give the audience a show they will not forget.

Bobo KL, 65-1 Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar. 03 2092 5002. Feb 22 & 23, 9.30pm. RM60++. See here for more.


Harry Potter: Imperium Musicus
Sit back as Chase Lew takes the audience on a magical adventure through mesmerising melodies, which is sure to inspire young musicians. Conductor Naohisa Furusawa (pictured) and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra are presenting a beautiful arrangement of sweeping sounds from the Harry Potter films.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, KL. 03 2331 7007. Feb 24, 2.30pm & 4.30pm. RM47-122. Book here.


This solo exhibition by contemporary artist Ivan Lam will present a series of still life paintings alongside slabs of stone. It represents the artist challenging himself to return to the core of what defined an artist in the classical period.

Wei-Ling Gallery, 8 Jalan Scott, Brickfields, KL.03 2260 1106. Until Apr 2. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm. For more info, see here.


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