7 Things to do this weekend: 28 & 29 January 2023

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By Marissa Chin

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7 Things to do this weekend: 28 & 29 January 2023

Keep your spirits up as the festive celebrations continue this Chinese New Year. For those who don’t celebrate this holiday, not to worry, as there are also plenty of things to do around the Klang Valley this weekend!


1. Take ‘A Skip, A Hop’ to Tiffin at the Yard 

When: 29 January 2023 

Where: Tiffin at the Yard, Sentul Depot

Curious about what your 2023 will look like in the new year? Find out at Tiffin, where you and your loved ones can get personal palm readings done! There will also be special lion dance performances and a ‘God of Prosperity’ walkabout where you can collect auspicious goodies for a prosperous year ahead.

For more updates, follow Tiffin on Instagram.


2. Shop versatile and functional pieces from Tumi’s Spring 2023 collection

Where: Official website and Tumi retail stores

Like the beautiful colours of spring, Tumi has embraced the season with its Spring 2023 collection. It features new additions to the iconic Alpha Bravo Collection, a relaunch of its bestselling Voyageur Collection, as well as brand-new pieces from the Harrison Collection. For those exploring the great outdoors, the Navigation Backpack, Platoon Sling and the Compass Crossbody should be in your arsenal.

The beloved Voyageur collection has been redesigned to focus on versatility and functionality. This season’s assortment includes redesigned best-sellers like the Celina Backpack and the Valetta Tote in multiple sizes, as well as the Adelaide Hobo Crossbody and the Loha Slim Hip Bag with their fresh, on-trend silhouettes. 

The Harrison Collection offers a balance of contemporary and timeless style with its clean silhouettes and detailing. The Bradner Backpack, William Backpack and Osborn Roll Top Backpack are perfect for compact and lightweight everyday use, while the Gregory Sling is an even more modern take on the classic sling.

Keep up with TUMI on Instagram and Facebook.


3. Munch on carby goodness at the newly opened Paris Baguette


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When: 8am to 11pm (Sundays to Thursdays), 8am to 11:30pm (Fridays and weekends)

Where: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Pavilion Connection (Third floor)

Carb lovers and bread fiends, this one is for you! If you haven’t heard, the beloved French-inspired bakery café hailing from South Korea has arrived in Kuala Lumpur! Paris Baguette offers freshly baked cakes, pastries, sandwiches, bread, salads, and more made with premium and high-quality ingredients. When you’re there, don’t forget to try signature dishes, such as the Fresh Yoghurt Cream Cake and the Signature Mushroom Soup in Bread Bowl.

Follow Paris Baguette on Instagram for the latest updates.


4. Elevate your viewing experience at the Astro Experience Store grand launch


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When: 28 February 2023, 2pm 

Where: IOI City Mall, Putrajaya (Level 3, Phase 2 East)

Grew up watching Astro content? Then you’ll want to visit the grand opening of the Astro Experience Store. Discover the latest offerings from the broadcasting channel as well as first-hand experience with the Astro Ultra Box, Astro Fibre app, and more. Local talents such as Jaclyn Victor and Keanu Azman will be present for you to meet! 

To stay updated, follow Astro Malaysia on Instagram.


5. Watch special CNY live performances at The Gardens Mall

When: Until 5 February 2023

Where: The Gardens Mall (South Atrium)

Bring your whole family to The Gardens Mall to enjoy an array of Chinese New Year live performances. This weekend, there will be lion dance performances, traditional dance performances and oriental string shows such as the Acrobatic Lion Dance, Oriental Fusion ensemble and Dance of the Floral Pursuit.

For more updates, follow The Gardens Mall on Instagram


6. Discover quality handcrafted furniture at Fuku Studio’s showroom 

Where: Eco Ardence, Shah Alam

Price: RM16,800 for the set 

Hoping to spruce up your home this new year? Consider checking out Fuku Studio, a home-grown designer furniture brand that promises to deliver quality craftsmanship, exclusive designs, and timeless furniture pieces. Its latest line, The Kayu Collection, is a blend of Gustav Stickley’s proto-modern design with an Asian culture twist, and influences from Japan’s wood design element, along with the traditional Malaysian kampung home stairs railing.

The set consists of modular sofas of different sizes and armchairs made with local Semangkok timber, ethnically sourced from a sustainably managed forest in Malaysia. Due to its natural terminal bands and broad rays, each item is unique, making pieces from the Katy Collection special pieces for your home. Head to their showroom to see the set up close and feel it for yourself. 

Stay updated with Fuku Studio on Instagram and shop their website


7. Explore the ins and outs of everyday ‘Grids and Lines’ at The Back Room KL


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When: Until 29 January 2023

Where: The Back Room KL

If you haven’t already done so, this is the last weekend to check out The Back Room’s first group exhibition of the year. Featuring selected works from five Malaysian artists who experiment with grids and lines, their pieces hope to expand on the perception of imposed order and offer suggestions for play even within hardened and formal structures. 

Follow The Back Room KL on Instagram to stay updated.


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