Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Mar 4-10)

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

Conductor Jessica Cottis and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra will honour a few female artists in commemoration of International Women’s Day (Photo: Kaupo Kikkas Photography)

These are our top picks for the week of March 4 to March 10. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.

Women In Music
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, conductor Jessica Cottis and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra aim to honour a few female artists who have made a name for themselves within the male-dominated world of composition. Head over to the city and enjoy the innovative sounds of Borisova-Ollas, Chaminade and Pejačević in this inspiring tribute.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, KL. Mar 8 & 9, 8.30pm. RM56-141. Get tickets here.

Checkpoint X
A group exhibition with a narrative that relates the state of emerging artists as “being suspended”.  It features artists Alvin Lau and Liew Sze Lin, who participated in a six month-long A-RES residency at HOM Art Trans.

HOM Art Trans, 6A Jalan Cempaka 16, Taman Cempaka, Ampang. Until Mar 9. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm. For more info, see here.

Victress Niche
Victress Niche is a group exhibition featuring nine female artists with a goal of re-examining stylistic clichés affecting the creative woman. The participating artists are Alexandra Hon, Alicia Lau, Amy Nazira, Eryn, Liew Mei Toong, Raimi Sani, Trixie Tan, Yim Yen Sum and Yuki Tham.

G13 Gallery, GL13, ground floor, Block B, Kelana Square, Jalan SS7/26. Until Mar 16. Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm. For more info, see here.



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