7 Things you can do this weekend: 5 – 6 November 2016

No plans yet? Now you do


By Rachel Au

7 Things you can do this weekend: 5 – 6 November 2016

1. MURFEST (Malaysian Urban Retreat Festival) at MaTiC, Jalan Ampang, 4 – 6 November

The third annual festival that celebrates health and fitness with multiple dashes of fun is back and it’s even bigger with over 30 master trainers and 80 workshops – covering yoga, dance, functional training, music therapy and more – and a health and wellness marketplace featuring 100 vendors, which includes complimentary services such as spa treatments, pulse reading, electro muscle stimulation and more.

The festival tickets are currently available in two options: 1-day Escape pass (RM135 for Saturday or Sunday), 2-day Explore pass (RM275). For more info, visit their Facebook.


2. Ride Your City at Medan Pasar and 2 Hang Kasturi, 10am – 7pm, 5 – 6 November

Bike and art enthusiasts are in for a treat as this weekend event features talks, movies, workshops, vendors, and various activities. 

For more info, visit their Facebook or website.


3. The Weekend Japanese Film Show at Content Malaysia Pitching Centre, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 11.30am and 3pm, 5 November

This month’s screening features Midnight Diner, a culinary drama based on the award-winning manga of the same name.

Admission is free. For more info, visit their event page.


4. Pun Competition Malaysia at The Bee @ Publika, 7.30pm – 11pm, 6 November

Who’s ready to have some pun(s)? It’s the first ever pun competition in Malaysia and 35 acts have signed up to compete for the grand prize. Check it out for a night full of laughter and witty words.

Admission is RM30 which includes a free drink. For more info, visit their Facebook.


5. Visit the newly-opened Agak-Agak at Art Printing Works, Bangsar, 10am – 6pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays

Fay Khoo first shared news of Agak-Agak – a collaboration between Basira Yeusuff of Root Cellar KL and Ili Sulaiman of Dish by Ili where disadvantaged youth are given a new lease to life with a career in the kitchen – back in May and now they’re finally open! Expect Malaysian food with a modern twist with signatures such as Chili Pâté Mee, Kacang Pol and Ulam & Quinoa Salad, house made sandwiches like their famous Beef Brisket and a Sambal Tempeh and Sweet Potato option, and special sodas which include Pandan, Asam Boi and Burnt Lime flavours.

For more info, visit their Facebook.


6. Find out what these four Malaysian personalities’ travel tips are

The holiday season is upon us! Prepare your upcoming trip by taking a leaf (or two) from these Malaysian personalities. 


7. Plan a weekend (or one-day) trip to Ipoh with our Buro City Guide

We’ve listed down the best places to stay and some of the popular eateries in town.


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