Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Feb 28-Mar 6)

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

Six new members of klpac’s Theatre for Young People programme are featured in The Emperor’s New Clothes or How the Procession Has Got to Go On (Photo: klpac)

These are our top picks for the week of Feb 28 to Mar 6. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Fakkah Fuzz: Live in KL
Fakkah Fuzz is finally back in KL after two years. Catch him this weekend for a fun night of laughter. The first Singaporean comedian to have his own Netflix special, Almost Banned, Fakkah was featured at the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has recently started his podcast series, The More Better Podcast.

pjpac, S611 Second Floor, 1 Utama E, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama, PJ. March 4 & 5, 9pm. RM70-RM90. Buy tickets here.


The Emperor’s New Clothes or How the Procession Has Got to Go On
Inspired by the literary tale, The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen, with traces of Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed, this performance is directed by Tung Jit Yang. The six new members of klpac’s Theatre for Young People programme, which has been training throughout the pandemic, will unpack and investigate the hidden stories behind this famed children’s story.


(Photo: Yoke Moy)

klpac, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, KL.  March 3-5, 8pm; March 6, 3pm. RM35. Buy tickets here.


The seasonal implication of using hues of red, blue, green, yellow and black is emphasised by the images veiled behind the acrylic glasses. In Self-Evident, artist Syahmi Jamaluddin composes images according to how he observes the states of living in a pandemic as a full-time artist, father and husband.

Core Design Gallery, 87 Jalan SS15/2A, Subang Jaya. Until March 11. Tues-Sat, 10am-1pm; 2-6pm. For more info, see here.


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