Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Jan 21-27)

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

Mosquito Hearts #17, 2018 by Penang-based artist Foo May Lyn (Photo: OUR ArtProjects)

These are our top picks for the week of January 21 to 27. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Evelyn Feroza
Songstress Evelyn Feroza, who is no stranger to the stage, will be showcasing a wide range of tunes, from jazz to pop. When she participated in the Malam Terang Bulan show with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in November 2015, she made a name for herself, showing that she could win over any kind of audience with her stage presence and captivating vocals.

Bobo KL, 65-1 Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL. 03 2092 5002. Jan 24, 25 & 26, 9.30pm. RM60++. See here for more info.


I Think I'm Single 2
Enjoy a night of laughter with comedian Khalid Mboyelwa Hussein as he returns to KL with a new show promising fresh material. After a successful run with his sold-out solo stand-up performance, I Think I am Single, the Germany-based Tanzanian comic — who goes by the name Captain Khalid — promises to charm his audience with witty delivery.

PJ Live Arts, 2A-3 Block K, Jaya One, Section 13, 72A, Jalan Universiti, PJ. 03 7491 9211. Jan 25, 7.30pm. RM40. Buy tickets here.


10,000 Mosquito Hearts
Penang-based artist Foo May Lyn presents her first solo exhibition in KL, featuring over 140 intricate drawings as well as textiles and soft sculptures. These pieces represent her attempts at fulfilling the demands that the fabled princess of Mount Ophir made on Sultan Mahmud Shah when he sought her hand in marriage. Enjoy this retelling of the timeless tale of Puteri Gunung Ledang.

OUR ArtProjects @ The Zhongshan Building, 80, Jalan Rotan, Off Jalan Kampung Attap, KL. Jan 27-Feb 17, Tues-Sat, 11am-7pm. For more info, see here.


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