Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Nov 26-Dec 2)

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

Lost in Aletheia Island, showing at G13 Gallery (Photo: G13 Gallery)

These are our top picks for the week of November 26 to December 2. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.

Crackhouse Comedy Open Mic Night
Head over to Crackhouse Comedy Club KL to rid yourself of the mid-week blues. At this haven for new comedians to try out fresh material, enjoy Malaysia’s very own comedy scene accompanied by a drink or two. Show up an hour early to catch comedians performing three-minute slots.

The Crackhouse Comedy Club, 1st floor, 24 Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, TTDI. Nov 28, 9pm. RM20. Buy tickets here.



Aletheia is a solo exhibition by Shafiq Nordin, who is known for his story-telling driven by inspiration from his surroundings. The artist portays the socio-economy of the people and political scenarios of the nation, cleverly masquerading through critical messages with allegorical symbolism.

G13 Gallery, Ground Floor, Block B, Kelana Square, Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya. Until Dec 1 (closed on Sundays) For more info, see here.  


Splendours of Malaysia
A total of 54 artworks by renowned local artist Ismail Embong and his daughter Emma Maembong will be on display. This father-daughter duo’s paintings feature brilliant faces of people from various ethnicities and cultures in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia, alongside works focusing on traditional costumes.

Soka Exhibition Hall, Wisma Kebudayaan SGM, Jalan Bukit Bintang. Until Dec 2, 11am-5pm. For more info, see here.


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