Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Nov 25-Dec 1)

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

The Yearning Realm by Wong Chee Meng (Photo: Wei-Ling Contemporary)

These are our top picks for the week of November 25 to Decemner 1. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


An Evening with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Reimagine Music Festival proudly presents the celebrated Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra for a one-night only concert featuring guest leader, violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley, and renowned cellist Trey Lee. The duo will entertain the crowd, alongside the German orchestra, with a classical repertoire that includes works by Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn and Grieg.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Tower Two, Petronas Twin Towers, KL. Nov 27, 8.30pm. RM200, RM280, RM380, RM480. Buy tickets here.


Ronny Chieng: Tone Issues Tour
Johor-born comedian and actor Ronny Chieng has made international headlines as a correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and his role as Eddie Cheng, Fiona’s Hong Kong husband, in Crazy Rich Asians. After his first Netflix special stand-up comedy debut earlier this month, Chieng is performing a homecoming show in Kuala Lumpur.

The Platform, Menara Ken, 37 Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL. Nov 30, 7pm & 9pm. RM88, RM118, RM158. Buy tickets here.


18@8 Turning Point
This group exhibition explores the plot twists in life that have brought significant changes to the lives of 10 Malaysian artists. Through different philosophical, technical and aesthetic approaches, the artists showcase works that were inspired by new beginnings, loss, family struggle, closure, change, trauma, heartbreak, personal fears and the new government. The works created are by Cheong Kiet Cheng, Anurendra Jegadeva, Yau Bee Ling, Hamidi Hadi, Choy Chun Wei, Rajinder Singh, Ivan Lam, Wong Chee Meng, Chin Kong Yee and Topy.

Wei-Ling Contemporary, RT01 Sixth Floor, The Gardens Mall, KL. Until Jan 15, 2020. For more info, call 03 2282 8323.


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