Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Jan 7-13)

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

Sarawakian sape player Alena Murang will be performing at City ROARS! at klpac (Photo: Alena Murang)

These are our top picks for the week of January 7 to 13. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


This music festival aims to become one of the more progressive and innovative celebrations on the local scene. The objective of City ROARS! is to bring together in one place independent artists from around Asia (including pictured Taiwan band Jade Eyes) to create a platform for musicians to collaborate and showcase new ideas and music genres.

klpac, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, KL. 03 4047 9000. Jan 12, 3pm. RM158 & 180. For tickets, see here.  


Rozz – Song from the Soul
Songs from the Soul stars Rozz’s luscious, jazzy vocals and charming wit, making him a dream to watch. With Oliver Chan on bass and Wayne Tan on drums, they will bring the audience a fresh take on melodies from Broadway musicals to classic and current pop numbers.

Alexis Bistro Ampang, Lot 10, Great Eastern Mall, Jalan Ampang, KL. 03 4260 2288. Jan 11 & 12, 10pm. RM10. See here for more info.


The Enmeshed
A+ Works of Art presents a group exhibition showcasing five Thai artists - Marnee Maelae, Samak Kosem, Anuwat Apimukmongkon, Ahama Sa-I and Amru Thaisnit - and curated by Penwade Nophaket Manont. Through the mediums of photography, installation and video, this group show represents the personal perspectives of artists from the deep south of Thailand.

A+ Works of Art, Trade Centre, 801 Jalan Sentul, KL. 018 333 3399. Jan 10-31. Tues-Sat, 12noon-7pm. See here for more info.



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