Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (May 6-12)

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

Alena Murang plays the sape, a lute instrument from Borneo traditionally only played by men (Photo: Adam Lewis)

These are our top picks for the week of May 6 to 12. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


Alena Murang
Alena Murang is a 29-year-old artist, musician and dancer with a proud Kenyah and Kelabit heritage. Her own contemporary arrangements, accompanied by her alluring and sultry voice promise a fun-filled night of music.

Bobo KL, 65-1 Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL. May 10-11, 9.30pm. RM80++. Call 03 2092 5002 to book.


Sharizan Borhan
Entertainer Sharizan Borhan is a singer, emcee and voice-over artist who is also known as Malaysia’s King of Swing. He will be performing with his band of brothers to entertain the audience with an enjoyable mix of music genres.

Alexis Bistro, Lot 10, Great Eastern Mall, 303 Jalan Ampang, KL. May 10-11, 10pm. RM10.  Call 03 4260 2288 for more info.


This multi-genre performance features Indian percussion, Indian classical dance, Middle Eastern percussion forms, Western percussion forms and Latin dance. Expressions traces the history of these art forms that were impacted by the immigration of artists from India to the West.

klpac, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, KL. May 11, 7pm; May 12, 3pm. RM40. Buy tickets here.


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