Cultural Index: What to see and do this week (Oct 8-14)

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

Kuah Jenhan is bringing Perfect Stranger back to Malaysia after his Australian tour (Photo: Kuah Jenhan)

These are our top picks for the week of October 8 to 14. For more event listings and reviews, pick up a copy of Options at your nearest news stands.

American Tapestry by Philharmonic Winds of Malaysia
Misa Yamamoto is a violinist, pianist and educator. This week, she joins the Philharmonic Winds of Malaysia in their latest performance, titled American Tapestry. The show will include covers of famous works by legendary musicians including Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein. Visit the event’s Facebook page for instructions on how to reserve your spot.

Theatre, The British International School of Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, PJ. Oct 13 (7.30pm) & 14 (3pm). RM40 to RM65.


Nik Qistina @ Norah Jones
Nik Qistina is a young artist who began singing at the tender age of three. Inspired by female icons like Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Rihanna, she is hoping to make a name for herself in the world of music. In her show, Nik will perform Norah Jones’ greatest hits accompanied by her pianist, drummer and saxophonist.

Alexis Bistro Ampang, Great Eastern Mall, Jalan Ampang, KL. 03 4260 2288. Oct 12 & 13, 10pm. RM10.


Perfect Stranger
After his Australian tour, Comedy Central talent Kuah Jenhan is bringing Perfect Stranger back to Malaysia for local audiences to enjoy. Inspired by a spur-of-the-moment trip to Uzbekistan, the show includes humorous conversations on topics such as race, privilege, a change of perspective and Central Asia’s black market on currency trading.



Jenerator @ KL City Walk, Jalan P Ramlee, KL. Oct 12, 8pm. RM51-60.



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