Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (June 10-16)

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

Iliza Shlesinger is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC's Last Comic Standing (Photo: Iliza Shlesinger)

These are our top picks for the week of June 10 to 16. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Curated by Zena Khan, this group exhibition feature works from nine local first-generation contemporary artists conceptualising the progressive history of Malaysian art. The audience will get to glimpse rare early artworks from the 80s and 90s as well as transformative current works, comparing the differences and similarities of both periods.

Core Design Gallery, 87 Jalan SS 15/2A, Subang Jaya. Until June 15. See here for more info. 


Voice of Nature: Titan Symphony
Violinist Grace Clifford’s Dewan Filharmonik Petronas debut promises an enduringly popular and romantic Mendelssohn concerto alongside the talents of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Mark Wigglesworth.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, KL. June 15, 8.30pm; June 16, 3pm. RM56, RM84, RM113, RM141. Buy tickets here


Iliza Shlesinger
Iliza Shlesinger’s fresh comedic spin on gender inequality and stereotypes has landed her four Netflix specials, a book, a new podcast and more importantly, a loyal and ever-growing fan base. This weekend, catch America’s hottest comedienne live on stage as she confronts age-old myths surrounding men and women with her bold, no-nonsense style of humour.

The Platform, Menara Ken TTDI, 37 Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, TTDI, KL. June 16, 8pm. RM138, RM188, RM228. Buy tickets here.


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