7 Things you can do this weekend: 29–30 July 2017

7 Things you can do this weekend: 29–30 July 2017

So many things to do, so little weekend

Text: Rachel Au

This weekend in KL sees one too many awesome markets to eat and shop at

1. Open studio and block party at The Zhongshan Building, Kampung Attap, 5pm - 8pm, 29 July

Find out what exactly goes on in the building that has been rocking out on Instagram (Piu Piu Piu?) and meet the awesome tenants as well. To name a few, there's a bookshop, an exhibition space, a record store, a cafe, a bespoke tailor, a silkscreen workshop, a cinematheque, and even a grandma living room. 

For more info, visit the event page.


2. Basics of Chinese calligraphy workshop at CzipLee, Bangsar, 10.30am - 1.30pm, 29 July

You don't need to be a master of the language to master the art of Chinese calligraphy. Instructor @by_chiealle will start from the foundation of preparing the tools to the basic strokes.

RM200 per person (includes a RM40 CzipLee voucher, materials and refreshments). For more info, visit the website.


3. Lorna Jane Girls' Day Out at KIP Hotel, KL, 7am - 3pm, 29 July

Start the weekend with a mini fitness festival featuring a sunrise yoga session on the rooftop followed by F45 workouts, a bodyweight training session and boxing. All participants will receive a Lorna Jane goodie bag. 

Ticket prices start from RM10. For more info, visit the event page.


4. Tiga Minit Panas Flash Mob Market at Unknown Imagery, PJ, 10am - 9pm, 29 - 30 July

Drop by to view some of the amazing products by local artisans at this market. From unique terrariums to delicious sweet treats to gorgeous tableware, you're bound to find something (and more) that will tickle your fancy.

For more info, visit the event page.


5. DR.Inc Summer Fiesta Night Market at Nala's Kampung House, Bangsar, 5pm - 10pm, 30 July

Delicious food will be there. An awesome ambiance will be prepared. All you need to do is bring along great company and a picnic basket. 

For more info, visit the Facebook page.


6. Japan Expo Malaysia 2017 at Pavilion KL and Fahrenheit88, 28 - 30 July

Revel in everything Japanese—music, anime, art, fashion, food and travel—at this immersive three-day event which coincides with Tokyo Street's 6th anniversary celebration. Catch PPAP, or better known as "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen", sensation Pikotaro for his first Malaysian performance, alongside many other Japanese personalities.

Some of the other activities include a delectable beer pairing session with Asahi and Fuji Sushi, fashion shows, art installations and a Meiji snacks pop-up booth. Over at Fahrenheit88, there will be over 15 booths promoting Japanese food, education and loads more.

For more info, visit and


7. Nespresso on Ice roadshow at Publika, 10am - 4pm, 30 July

Missed the last one? No worries as the Nespresso Combi van will be coming around again. Have a taste of Nespresso's two new limited edition coffee specially crafted to go with ice: Intenso on Ice and Leggero on Ice.