Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (May 20-26)

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

Eric Goh curates the Rasa Sayang group exhibition (Photo: A+ Works of Art)

These are our top picks for the week of May 20 to 26. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Potiche by Kopi Théâtre
Set in a provincial French town in 1977, the play revolves around a housebound trophy wife (potiche in French) who surprises everyone with her assertiveness after her husband is kidnapped. Performed by the lively troop from Kopi Théâtre (made up of French expatriates in KL), the play will be in French, with English surtitles.

DPAC, H-01 Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ. May 24-25, 8pm. RM50, RM60, RM70. Book tickets here.


The Frankie Sixes
Dance the night away with the finger snapping, Lindy-hopping swing band The Frankie Sixes. The quartet will serenade the audience with snazzy swing jazz tunes and you will be grooving to the rhythm in no time.

Bobo KL, 65-1 Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL. May 24-25, 9.30pm. RM60. Call 03 2092 5002 to book.


Rasa Sayang
In conjunction with the first anniversary of GE14, A+ Works of Art presents a group exhibition that brings together an assembly of artists, writers and poets. Rasa Sayang showcases works by Azizan Paiman, Chang Yoong Chia, Sharon Chin, Intan Rafiza, Okui Lala, Liew Kung Yu, Pangrok Sulap, Phuan Thai Meng, Manit Sriwanichpoom, Tan Zi Hao, Yee I-Lann, A Samad Said, Arafat Hambali, Bernice Chauly, Samantha Cheh, Faisal Tehrani, Eric Goh, Lang Rahman, Ann Lee, Carmen Nge, Petak Daud, Pyanhabib Rahman, Raja Syahrul Helmi, Dr Serina Abdul Rahman, Dr Vilashini Somiah, Yvonne Tan and Zikri Rahman.

A+ Works of Art, D6-G-8 D6 Trade Centre, Jalan Sentul, KL. Until June 1. Call 018 333 3399 for more info. 


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