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7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 6 & 7 July 2019

7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 6 & 7 July 2019

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Text: Ronn Tan


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This weekend in Kuala Lumpur sees: an exhibition by 21 Southeast Asian artists, a glamorous Sunday brunch, a Bao-tea-ful afternoon tea, and more

1. The Human Exhibit: Sex&Gender (These) at AkuSembunyi, 3pm - 4.15pm or 4.30pm - 5.45pm, 6 & 7 July 2019

Explore taboo topics such as gender norms and roles, toxic masculinity, love and intimacy, prejudice, discrimination, and many more at The Human Exhibit: Sex&Gender. This is I'M Entertainment's second installation after their sold-out run last year with The Human Exhibit: Mentalhealth. Immerse yourself in these issues and stories that will be carried out in the form of dances, spoken word, physical movement, monologues, and dialogues, as well as music in AkuSembunyi, PJ. The installation will run for two weekends beginning 4 July 2019.

For more information, visit the website or get your tickets here.

 

2. Häagen Dazs Cool Wheels at Klang Valley hotspots, 10am onwards, 6 & 7 July 2019

It's always summertime in Malaysia and that is reason enough for you to indulge in Häagen Dazs's new flavours—Kiwi and Mango Frozen Yoghurt and Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt Ice Cream. Intrigued? This weekend, why not check out the Häagen Dazs Cool Wheels? On 6 July, it will be at Sunway Putra and on 7 July, it'll move to Sunway Velocity. Get refreshed, have fun and don't forget to take Insta-worthy shots.

For more information, visit the website.

 

3. C'est La Vie brunch at Sofitel KL Damansara, 12.30pm - 4pm, 7 July 2019

Feast on the best spirit of contemporary French desserts with the culinary finesse of pastry guest chef, Guillaume Destouches. Expect the finest French classics such as Mille-Feuille, French Chocolate Éclair, Paris-Brest, and more. Inclusive of free flow house beverages, the C'est La Vie brunch is priced at RM188 nett per person. Get ready to be spoiled with the best of the best.

For more information or to make a reservation, email ha123-fb4@sofitel.com or call 03 2720 6688.

 

4. Genset exhibition by Gajah Gallery at White Box, Publika, 11am - 6pm, 6 & 7 July 2019

Genset (abbreviated from generator set) casts light on the relationships between mentor and mentee artists. This pop-up group exhibition features the works of 21 artists across Southeast Asia. Throughout the exhibition, you can form connections between each artist's work and witness how their personal style is then created. Artists include Ahmad Fuad Osman and Izat Arif from Malaysia; Erizal As and Yunizar from Indonesia; Sita Inyai and Leela Promwong from Thailand; as well as Suzann Victor and Jason Lim from Singapore, among many others. This remarkable exhibition is a must-see.

For more information, visit the website.

 

5. Bao-Tea-Ful at Hotel Stripes KL, 3pm - 6pm, 6 & 7 July 2019

This weekend, head over to Brasserie 25 in Hotel Stripes KL to feast on baowith a potpourri of flavours, ranging from Korean to Japanese to Western styles. Priced at RM88 for two persons, this new afternoon tea concept is sure to satisfy your bao cravings—with free flow of baos and desserts!

For more information, visit the website or call 011 3774 8099 to make a reservation.

 

6. Retox Sunday Brunch at W KL, 12pm - 3pm, 7 July 2019

Star-studded, locally sourced ingredients, paired with creative cocktail experiences? The glamorous Sunday brunch at Flock is not to be missed. Begin with tantalising starters such as smoked salmon eggs Benedict and foie gras chawanmushi before savouring Alaskan king crabs’ legs and freshly shucked oysters. There will also be wagyu beef rendang and barbecued slipper lobster among many other top-notch servings. Don't miss out on locally made artisanal cheese from Milky Whey Cheese such as the Goat Sarawak, Smoked Gouda, Amber Blue, and Paprika Lavoush. Exquisite!

For more information on prices or to make a reservation, visit this website.

 

7. Binge watch Stranger Things 3 on Netflix, any time, 6 & 7 July 2019

It's finally here! Season 3 of Stranger Things will be available on 4 July. Take this weekend to Netflix and chill with Eleven and her friends in Hawkins, Indiana.

Watch the trailer here.

 

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