30 Things to Explore in Klang Valley from 21st to 30th April!

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Have you been feeling bored every weekend? With this list of activities going on ’til the end of April, you’ve got no excuse to anymore!

Just for laughs

  1. KL International Comedy Festival 2017

    Credit: KLICFest

When: Friday 21st April to Sunday 23rd April

Where: Black Box MAP Publika, Block A5 Level G2-01, Kencana Tower 1, Jalan Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur/The Bee Publika, 36 Level G2-01, Block C, Publika, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Price: From RM30 to RM85 per show or RM158 for a daily pass (access to all shows on either Saturday or Sunday as well as the two shows on Friday, excluding ‘Harith Iskander Presents Malaysia First Singapore Second’)

Contact: +6011-28020559

Curated by ‘World’s Funniest Person 2016’ and beloved comedian Harith Iskander, this three-day laugh fest will certainly tickle your funny bone! Harith himself, as well as a slew of local and international talents, will be taking the stage at Black Box and The Bee Publika. Expect lots of local humour (Malay- and English-language), and prepare to take part in a comedic journey around Somalia, the US, Greece and more! There will also be an open mic competition hosted in both Malay and English. Check out harithiskander.peatix.com or the festival’s Facebook page for more deets on each event and to nab tix! P.S. They’ve also got transport covered: simply key in the promo code ‘KLICFEST69’ on your Grab app, and remember to select debit/credit card as mode of payment.

  1. Crackhouse Carnival 2017

Credit: Crackhouse Comedy Club KL

When: Wednesday 26th April to Sunday 30th April

Where: Crackhouse Comedy Club KL, 1st Floor, 24A Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Petaling Jaya

Price: RM40 per entry, RM60 per entry for the gala show and RM200 for a full carnival pass

Contact: +6017-2603654 or [email protected]

Still haven’t got your full dose of laughter for the week? Next week, head over to Malaysia’s first (and only) full-time stand-up comedy club for more giggles! To celebrate their third year anniversary, Crackhouse Comedy Club will be hosting a range of comedians from Malaysia, the UK, Australia, the Philippines and beyond! In total,there’ll be 10 shows held over five nights; they’ll be held in English, except Vivek Mahbubani’s Cantonese show on the 28th. Click here for all the info you need and to purchase tickets.

 

Get your art on

  1. Pendidikan Seni – Mari Ponteng Datang Conteng by Black Milk Project

Credit: Black Milk Project

When: Saturday 22nd April

Where: Black Milk Project, No. 8, Jalan SS14/8B, 47500 Subang Jaya

Price: RM90 per person for the art workshops, RM10 registration fees for meet and greets (fully redeemable)

Contact: [email protected]

To mark their move to a brand new studio, Black Milk Project will be hosting their soft launch party! From 10:00am to 7:00pm, there will be four workshops: two sessions of suminagashi, a Japanese marbling technique done with ink and paper, as well as coffee stain art and floral watercolour art done in monochrome. But that’s not all: guests will also get to experience close-knit sessions conducted by local artists, who will explain and demonstrate their craft. Intrigued? Click here to register!

  1. Elegant Jewellery Studio Jewellery Making Workshops

When: Saturday 22nd April, Sunday 23rd April, Saturday 29th April and Sunday 30th April

Where: Elegant Jewellery Studio, Shoplot No.9 & 10 1st Floor, UBN Tower Shopping Arcade, No.10, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur (opposite Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur)

Price: RM198 per person

Contact: +018-2527176

Elegant Jewellery Studio will be teaching all keen jewellers how to create their very own accessories this weekend and next! For three hours, you’ll be shown how to string together a bracelet, necklace and a pair of earrings using fine gems and pearls (all tools and materials included in fee). There will be two classes conducted on each day, from 11:00am to 2:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Check out Editorial Assistant Alya’s review of the class here for a taste of what to expect!

  1. The Bourgeois Ladder

When: Friday 21st April to Saturday 22nd April

Where: White Box MAP Publika, Block A5 Level G2-01, Kencana Tower 1, Jalan Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Price: Free

Contact: facebook.com/thebourgeoisladder/

Fashion meets art at ‘The Bourgeois Ladder’, a collaborative exhibit demonstrating the practice of using upcycled materials to design wearable fashion. Instead of showcasing the designs via live runway, the designs have been captured by talented photographer Shanghwan, one of the exhibit’s collaborators. The space will be open at 10am on both opening dates, with an exclusive introduction and idea-sharing event on Friday at 7:00pm (which you can sign up for here).

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