Image credit: kuaby.com It was loud as the train rumbled away. She looked up, brows furrowed, “Either you missed yours or I missed mine,” she said with a smile. “Let’s find out, shall we?” he replied, stepping on the escalator. It was sunny upstairs on the platform. Eastbound and Westbound platforms were one and the same, with the trains stopping on either side. This meant they could both sit together one last time before they went their separate ways. He needed that. They found the bench in the very middle of the platform, crossectional so they weren’t facing away...Read More
The silence fled like a thief in the night. In its place, the fire made the loudest and emptiest bed you’d ever seen. We all heard the gods and their crops screaming like animals as they burned until the town was nothing but ash. We were hungry and desperate, you see. So we dug up the old graves and sucked the pain from our grandmothers’ bones. Whatever we didn’t retch on, leeched deep into our skin till we turned white as ghosts. What do you know about it, child? You weren’t there to see how many people fell from...Read More
Image credit: Davved Ask me my dreams and hopes; I’ll present my tragedies, Ask me my tragedies; I’ll present my dreams and hopes, Look for what fuels my passion; you’ll see the void in me, Look for the void in me; you’ll see what fuels my passion, Force me to recall paradise; I could only imagine hell, Force me to imagine hell; I could only recall paradise, Trap me in a room with people, I wish to be alone, Trap me in a room alone, I wish to be with people Tell me to write my problems, I’ll show...Read More
Feature image credit: Adeline Chua Two-weeks ago, we stumbled across a Facebook post by Adeline Chua, a teacher from Bagan Serai, Perak who showed us how art inspires unity over differences. In the post, Adeline tells how she had spotted a student’s newfound passion for drawing, which went on to spark the curiousity of his fellow classmates. “After he finishes telling me about goddess Kali (and his major break-up, also expressed in drawing), something weird happens. “A Muslim girl calls him over,” Adeline writes in her post. The girl had called him over to see his artworks. The image above was snapped by...Read More
Deepavali or Diwali is a Hindu festival symbolising the triumph of good over evil. Of light over darkness. Of wisdom over ignorance and in some cases, colors over achromatism. Here are a bunch of talented local artists from Doodle Malaysia who came up with Deepavali artworks of their own to usher in the festival in true Malaysian fashion! Owh! Eksentrika would love to take the opportunity to wish our readers a Happy Deepavali! Think we’ve missed out an artist? Drop us a comment below and we’ll add the artist in! Have a Deepavali inspired artwork to share? Send em over...Read More
A performance on the canonical
A performance on the canonical speeches and scenes from MACBETH, each comes with narration of plots and discussion of the themes.
Audience members are invited to join the discussion during Q&A session
KL Shakespeare Players, The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat
Pentas 2, klpac
Date & Time:
2 – 5 May @ 11am, 8.30pm
6 May @ 3pm, 8.30pm
7 May @ 3pm
Standard – RM55
Students / Disabled / Seniors / TAS Card – RM45
2 (Tuesday) 8:30 pm - 7 (Sunday) 3:00 pm
Singapore Dance Theatre’s long-anticipated Ballet
Singapore Dance Theatre’s long-anticipated Ballet Illuminations Malaysia Tour returns with a medley of diverse and exquisite mix of classical and contemporary ballet by award-winning choreographers!
Be captivated and exhilarated as Singapore Dance Theatre brings to the stage a fine mix of classical and contemporary ballet at this year’s Ballet Illuminations!
Presented by: Singapore Dance Theatre & klpac
Incomparable Beauty by Ma Cong
Swipe by Val Caniparoli
Raymonda after Marius Petipa
Date & Time:
5-6 May 2017 @ 8.30pm (Fri & Sat)
6 May 2017 @ 3pm (Sat)
7 May 2017 @ 2pm (Sun)
Venue: Pentas 1, klpac
5 May @ 8.30pm – RM 25
6 May @ 3pm – RM 38 (Concession RM 25 | Package of 4 RM 128)
6 May @ 8.30pm – RM 48 (Concession RM 38 | Package of 4 RM 152)
7 May @ 2pm – RM 38 (Concession RM 25 | Package of 4 RM 128)
Early Bird Sales from 22 Feb – 15 March | May 6 & May 7 Matinee RM32, May 6 Evening RM38
MASTER CLASS Ticket Prices
Regular Price: RM75 per person
Purchase 1 Ballet Illuminations Ticket: RM68 per person
Purchase 2 Ballet Illuminations Tickets: RM 64 per person
Purchase 4 Ballet Illuminations Tickets: RM60 per person
Register with Sharifah at email@example.com by 10th April 2017 (Monday), 6pm Malaysia time.
May 5 (Friday) 8:30 pm - June 7 (Wednesday) 2:00 pm
Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO),
Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO), formerly known as PCCO, will be having two days season opening concerts at The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) in April 2017.
The concert, under the baton of Resident Conductor Chong Koi Min, presents a Chinese classic, A Moonlit Night on the Spring River which originally a Pipa solo that has been popular in China since the Ming Dynasty, in a modern Chinese orchestra arrangement and together with Low Wei Kuok, who were twice gold award recipients for national instrumental competition in 2013 and 2015 will be performing Dizi concerto An Eagle’s Affection, follow by talented local young pianist Jeremy Yeo in an emotively overwhelming rendition of Yellow River Piano Concerto.
The orchestra will also showcase Symphony No.2 “Ode to Peace” by renowned composer Zhao Ji Ping, towards a transformative anti-fascism.
A Moonlit Night on the Spring River 春江花月夜
An Eagle’s Affection 鹰之恋
Yellow River 黄河钢琴协奏曲
Ode to Peace 和平颂
Presenter: Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra
Conductor: Chong Koi Min
Dizi: Low Wei Kuok
Piano: Jeremy Yeo
Executive Producer: CHAN POH YEE
Musical Director : CHONG KOI MIN
Orchestra Manager: CHUA SU TING
Date & Time;
29 April 2017 @ 8.30pm
30 April 2017 @ 3pm
Venue: Pentas 1, klpac
Premium : RM50
Ticket sales launching date: 24th Jan 2017
(Saturday) 8:30 pm
A Very 1st solo art
A Very 1st solo art show by upcoming artist, May.
There will also be live performances by a few musician friends and possibly one or two indie bands.
(Friday) 9:00 pm