7 Things you can do this weekend: 24 – 25 September 2016

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By Rachel Au

7 Things you can do this weekend: 24 – 25 September 2016

1. Art for Grabs: Family Squad at The School, Jaya One, 12pm – 8pm, 24 – 25 September 

It’s back; a meaningful family affair thanks to a collaboration between Art for Grabs, Sisters in Islam and Jaya One aimed to inspire everyone to explore our creativity, learn about our rights, and find our inner superheroes. For this weekend, 90 art and activism booths, featuring homemade art and crafts as well as meaningful causes that make us proud to be Malaysian, will gather in one location and there will also be 13 events – including book launches, screenings, readings and discussions about how we can turn Malaysia into a big loving family – going on the side. Some of the talks that caught our interest include Politics: Where are our women?, a forum featuring actual women politicians, and Talking about the P-Word with Family, a talkshow on how we discuss politics with family members.

For the full event lineup or to get more information, visit their Facebook.


2. Enjoy a dining experience by one-Michelin-star Chef Nicolas Isnard at Mandarin Grill @ Mandarin Oriental KL, 20 – 24 September

It’s not every day that you have the option of eating a course meal by a Michelin-star chef but for this weekend, it’s possible. Mandarin Grill has invited Chef Nicolas Isnard to share his artistic culinary flair that’s famed for re-inventing traditional Burgundian dishes with modern techniques. You can check out our interview with him here.

Chef Nicolas Isnard is available for lunch (ranging from a 3-course at RM148 per person to a 5-course at RM188 per person) and dinner (a 5-course dinner tasting menu is priced at RM288 per person while the 7-course option is priced at RM388 per person). 

For more information or to make a reservation, please call 03 2179 8960 or email [email protected].


3. SK-II Dream Park at Pavilion KL, 10am – 10pm, till 25th September

Immerse in a world of possibilities in SK-II’s first-ever retail-tainment space where there are various fun activities that goes beyond learning about attaining flawless skin. Rather, SK-II hopes more to reconnect visitors with their inner child and the limitless dreams they one had, and thereafter inspiring them to dream again and #changedestiny. Some of the Dream Park’s highlights include an interactive zone where you’ll be able to write about your dreams on a postcard and mail it to yourself, a free skin consultation, a game booth, an ice cream bar and more. Of course, there are also on-ground promotions such as the one where the first 50 customers in a day to spend RM800 on SK-II products will be able to curate their very own Dream Flower Box. 

For more information, visit the event page.


4. Alena Murang EP Launch at Timbre KL @ The Row, 5pm – 8pm, 24 September

It’s time we pay more attention not just to local talent, but to local culture as well. Alena Murang is an artist and musician who advocates Sarawakian heritage through her artistic talents, and she has released an EP titled “Flight”, which features three Kenyah folk songs and two Kelabit songs. Check out her launch for a taste of Malaysian music in its beautiful, traditional form.

For more information, visit the event page.

5. Samyang X Siuyuk Superbowl Night! at Crack Pork, The Strand, 5.30pm – 9.30pm, 24 September

Korea’s spiciest noodles meet Crack Pork’s hottest siew yuk – our mouths are watering already just at the thought of the combination. No reservations or pre-booking required; just walk in, order to your heart (and stomach’s) content and enjoy. There will also be chicken wings, siew yuk mantou and beer on the menu. 

For more information, visit the event page


6. Book a special one-night only wine dinner featuring premium bottles from Marques de Murrieta at Coquo Restaurant & Wine Bar, 6pm – 10.30pm, 30 September

If you love to wine and dine, this will definitely be up your alley as special guest Mr Joao Machete Pereira of Marques de Murrieta will be hosting the dinner as he walks you through the wines of Spain and Rioja soils. The custom menu of the night is a 5-course meal constructed to be paired impeccably with the wines from the highly acclaimed winery from Spain. 

The menu is priced at RM288++ per person. To make a reservation, call 03 6211 2822 or for more information, visit their Facebook.


7. Test your memory to win a set of Laneige x Lucky Chouette

Dare you take the challenge? Play our memory game and your fast fingers and amazing memory could win you a makeup set from the Laneige x Lucky Chouette collection. 


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