Events

Bazaar

One of the first items sold on AuctionWeb (later known as eBay) was a broken laser pointer for US$14.83. But back when eBay was just a daytime reverie of Pierre Omidyar (eBay’s founder), people used to sell their stuff by the roadside from the back of their cars.

Now you too can sell your stuff (and maybe even your broken laser pointers) in a charmingly retro way at CAR BOOT NIGHT BAZAAR! Happening every first Thursday of the month, Car Boot Night Bazaar features souvenirs, clothes, food, second-hand books and more. If you would like to participate in the night bazaar, simply pay a rental space of RM10 for normal cars and RM20 for MPVs. Admission is free.

  • Date: October 2
  • Time: 5pm-10pm
  • Venue: Promenade and Straits Court, Straits Quay
  • Contact: +604 899 5228
  • Email: info@straitsquay.com

Theatre

All you damsels in distress – Malaysia’s celebrated female comedienne, Joanne Kam, is coming to save you, one joke at a time.

ToniQ Creative proudly presents the return of the supercharged, bazooka-filled comedy show, the sequel everyone’s been waiting for, SUPER KAM 2: The SECOND KAM-MING. Starring Joanne Kam, Daphne Iking, Shamaine Othman and Sharul Channa in a no holds barred, rib-tickling stand-up comedy extravaganza, we bet you’ll still be laughing two hours after the show. It will be THAT hilarious.

  • Date: October 3-4
  • Time: 9pm
  • Venue: Stage 1, Penangpac
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722
  • Ticket prices: RM68 (for adults) RM58 (students, physically-challenged, senior citizens above 60, TAS & Senior rivilege cardholders)

Charity

Where can you go to find food, music and stories, in the name of goodwill?

To CHARIS HOSPICE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING DINNER, of course!

Charis Hospice, which provides free palliative homecare services for patients with cancer and other critical illnesses on the island irrespective of race and religion, is holding its 10th Anniversary Thanksgiving Dinner. All supporters, survivors and members of the public are invited to join.

Using this dinner as a platform to express gratitude for being able to serve the needs of the community, Charis Hospice also aims to raise awareness on the importance of palliative care. You can expect delectable food, fun music and intimate sharing by cancer survivors.

  • Date: October 11
  • Time: 7:30pm-10:30 pm
  • Venue: Georgetown City Hotel (formerly known as Berjaya Georgetown Hotel)
  • Ticket price: RM700 per table
  • Contact: Kathryn at +6012 452 4159 or Brenda at +604 658 7668/+6011 1246 6757
  • Email: charishospice@gmail.com

Auto Show

What’s not to like about the movie The Fast and the Furious? Not only did it spark the craze for hot women and hotter cars, it quickly became the comingof- age movie for mat rempits.

This October, you can almost live out your celluloid dreams. Feast your eyes on the hottest girls and check out the hottest cars at MEAN MACHINES 2014, the largest performance motorsports and motoring event in Malaysia.

Sorry, ladies, but Vin Diesel will not be there.


Music

We hate to spend the night crying, but AN INTIMATE MUSICAL EVENING WITH ROZZ & MEILIN HII will be worth the tissues. The soulful voice of Rozz and the classical touch of Meilin Hii will definitely hit some melancholic chords and bring sad and happy tears!

Formed in January 2012 with the “soul” intention of marrying different genres of vocal music with classical piano, songstress Rozz and Miri-born classical pianist Meilin Hii have celebrated numerous sold-out performances together, covering music ranging from Cole Porter, Jacques Brel and Gershwin to Bruno Mars and Lana Del Rey.

  • Date: October 25-26
  • Time: 3pm, 8.30pm
  • Venue: Stage 2, Penangpac
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722
  • Ticket prices: Early Bird Promotion RM45 (until October 5) RM45 (for students, physically-challenged, senior citizens above 60, TAS/senior privilege cardholders) RM90 (couple promotion worth two tickets) RM50 (for adults)

Food

Ice-cream is a favourite when it comes to emotional eating, but now we urge you to switch and eat your stress away with “switch rolls”, available at Rasa Deli, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa.

Executive Pastry Chef Dino Wan and his team have added a new variety of swiss rolls to his repertoire of pastries – the savoury swiss roll. There are three types of sweet rolls and four types of savoury rolls on sale at Rasa Deli. Pastry lovers can select from a wide variety of flavours such as Nutella hazelnut, green tea with red bean, chocolate mango, chicken curry with potato, tuna mayonnaise with cheese, mushroom cream and smoked salmon.

  • Price: RM12++
  • Available at Rasa Deli for takeaway from 11am-6.30pm daily.
  • For more information, please call +604 888 8788.



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