These are our top picks for the week of February 24 to March 1. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.
Jono Zalay began his stand-up journey while earning a doctorate in neuroscience. Now pursuing his passion for comedy full time and based in Los Angeles, Zalay has written comedy for Fox and Comedy Central. Touring the globe, he has cracked side-splitting jokes in over 30 comedy festivals, including Sketchfest and New York Comedy Festival.
The Joke Factory, 27 Block C5, Level G3, Jalan Dutamas Publika Shopping Gallery, Mont’Kiara, KL. Feb 28 & 29, 8.30pm. RM50, RM60. Buy tickets here.
Female trio Tiga Soul truly believe that soul music is timeless. Each member has a distinct style and background but together, they create harmonious music. Tiga Soul was part of a six-month stint of cabaret nights produced by Joanna Kam and has since worked with famous clients such as Pandora, Estee Lauder, Air Asia and Sephora. These soulful musicians will serenade you with songs from their upcoming album.
Alexis Bistro Ampang, Great Eastern Mall, Lot 10, 303 Jalan Ampang, KL. Feb 28 & 29, 10pm. RM10++. For more information, call 03 4260 2288.
Ahmet Öğüt’s solo exhibition History Otherwise features four artworks created in diverse mediums such as tapestry, mail art, drawings and video. These works offer a “subaltern” view of history and aim to challenge our understanding of the world. Attempting to change the Eurocentric way of looking at history, the art reveals the perspectives of different people and societies.
Wei-Ling Contemporary, RT01, Sixth floor, The Gardens Mall, KL. Until April 24. For more info, see here.