Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Oct 28-Nov 3)

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

Five Elements III by Chia Seng Chai Angelo (Photo: The Malaysian Watercolour Society)

These are our top picks for the week of October 28 to Nov 3. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.


In recent years, Singaporean artist Luke Heng’s works have been developing in two distinct trajectories — the first being his more traditional oil on linen pieces that engage on a spiritual level and the second,  a more conceptual thread that emphasises materiality, the materialisation process and the perception of painting. Works belonging to the latter include a welded steel piece that blurs the lines of sculpture and the two- and three- dimensional illusion.

A+ Works of Art, D6-G-8 D6 Trade Centre, Jalan Sentul, KL. Until Nov 2. For more info, see here.


Bihzhu: In Bloom
Known for her soaring and soulful vocals, Penang-born songstress Bihzhu will be celebrating the launch of her latest single Nowness — her most powerful ballad to date — at the scenic Taman Tugu Nursery, marking a new chapter in her music career. The concert will have a garden party theme, with food trucks and cocktails, and will open with a set by DJ Robotron 5000.

Taman Tugu Nursery, Taman Tugu PT88, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, KL. Nov 2, 6.30pm. RM20, RM35. Buy tickets here.


Of Moments and Memories: A Malaysian Watercolour Experience
The Malaysian Watercolour Society’s latest group exhibition features 74 watercolour paintings by 74 local artists. Curated by Tan Sei Hon, the artworks reflect the places and culture in which the artists were brought up. Many of the paintings depict scenes of villages, streetscapes and fishing towns, highlighting the unique attributes of the different regions in Malaysia. This showcase is supported by Maybank Foundation.

Balai Seni Menara Maybank, 100 Jalan Tun Perak, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. Until Nov 3. For more info, see here.


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