7 Things to do this weekend: 13 & 14 November 2021
Something for everyone
1. Catch a movie at Dadi Cinema in Pavilion KL or Da Men USJ
Where: Dadi Cinema Pavilion Kuala Lumpur | Dadi Cinema Da Men USJ
Calling all movie buffs, Dadi Cinema has officially made its debut in Malaysia at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Da Men USJ—the brand’s first two cinemas outside of China. The Pavilion KL outlet is the first in the country to boast a starry movie experience with its unique Star-Max Hall, complete with advanced laser projector technology to deliver crystal-clear cinema graphics and Dolby Atmos sound system for an immersive surround sound experience. There’s also the premium Star+ Hall, which comes with access to Dadi Cinema’s exclusive private lounge where customers can enjoy free flow concessions (on selected concessions) before their movie.
Meanwhile, the Da Men USJ outlet features a bustling street theme with street signages, vibrant building graffiti, and vehicles for photo-taking opportunities before and after a movie. Both cinemas also boast kid-friendly Lil Star halls that feature adorable customised kids seating and a mini play area. Not to worry, there are also adult-sized seatings for parents in the kid-friendly cinema halls!
2. Visit the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival
When: 12 November to 19 December, Thursdays to Sundays, 11am to 9pm
The Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival returns this year with an epic collision between streetwear and street food, boasting even more street food varieties and exciting features. Bringing two cultures together to break the boundaries of street food, Tiger has partnered with renowned local streetwear brands to curate two limited-edition streetwear apparels each from EK Collective, TNT Co, The Swagger Salon, Eversince, Pestle &Mortar, and Dissyco. These exclusive merchandises will be available for sale in limited quantities on a first come first served basis via the Hype Store within the virtual festival.
As for the food, festivalgoers can order from over 100 street food vendors serving both classic and innovative dishes. Plus, fans can accompany their favourite street food dishes with ice-cold Tiger Beer and Tiger Crystal delivered to their doorsteps. While festivalgoers from across the country are welcome to join the festival, deliveries (including streetwear, food and drinks) are only available for fans residing in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, Johor Bahru and Ipoh. Other interactive games and experiences await!
For more information or to sign up for the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival, visit www.tigerstreetfood.my and earn one free can of Tiger Crystal while stocks last.
[Note: Tiger Beer, the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival, and all related promotions are open to non-Muslims aged 21 and above only.]
3. Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter movies with Cartoon Network and HBO GO
When: From November 13 to December 25
Where: Cartoon Network (Astro Ch 615), HBO GO
Potterheads, listen up! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Cartoon Network (Astro Ch 615) will be airing the first four of the 8-movie series every other weekend, beginning November 13 until December 25. The last four titles in the franchise will debut on the channel in early 2022. All movies are also available to stream on HBO GO.
What’s more, the brand-new Wizarding World competition event, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, will be streaming on Monday, November 29, exclusively on HBO GO. Fans can also visit HarryPotterMovie20.com to discover exclusive content from the most iconic moments of the movie that started a global theatrical phenomenon.
4. Join the Chocolate & Cognac workshop at W Kuala Lumpur
When: 13 November, 3pm to 5pm
Where: Flock, W Kuala Lumpur
If you’re looking for an activity that’s both enlightening and palatable, head over to W Kuala Lumpur to experience a cognac and chocolate workshop with Martell and Chocolate Concierge. Expect to ‘get your hands dirty’ and learn about three different types of cognac and how to make cognac-infused truffles.
To register your interest, DM @wkualalumpur on Instagram.
5. Discover The Red Collection at The Macallan at Astor Bar’s M Room
When: 5pm to midnight daily
Where: The Macallan at Astor Bar’s M Room, The St Regis Kuala Lumpur
Since April 2021, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur has claimed ownership of The Red Collection—an exquisite range of rare single malt Scotch whiskies which captures The Macallan’s deep respect for tradition and craftsmanship. The prestigious hotel boasts the only complete and unrivalled set owned and on public display in Asia, introduced in conjunction with the debut of Malaysia’s first and only experiential whisky bar—The Macallan at Astor Bar’s M Room.
Housed in a luxurious rose gold case with a bronze mirrored background and LED illumination, the showcase also features a selection of illustrations from celebrated Spanish painter and illustrator, Javi Aznarez. Whiskey connoisseurs won’t want to miss the opportunity to explore the collection upclose at Astor Bar, The St Regis Kuala Lumpur!
For more information, visit The Macallan Malaysia on Instagram. For reservations and enquiries, call +603 2727 6696 or email [email protected]
6. Plan a staycation at Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts in Malaysia
When: Register now until 28 November 2021 for stays from now through 12 December 2021
The year-end holiday planning has begun and Marriott Bonvoy wants to fuel your zeal for passion and discovery with its Unlock Your Doors, Book Your Next Trip With Us campaign, featuring attractive packages and bonus points for bookings at participating hotels and resorts in Malaysia. The hospitality group has identified three standout categories across its portfolio to cater to different preferences: Road Trip Destinations for those who live for the journey; Island Retreats for beach and nature lovers; and City Discoveries for those seeking urban experiences.
With the Earn, Eat, Enjoy package, travellers can enjoy complimentary daily breakfast for two as well as hotel credits with every booking, which can be utilised throughout the duration of their stay. Non-existing Marriott Bonvoy members can register now at this website to get 1,500 bonus points on each stay, starting with your first stay. The bonus points can be used to redeem free nights, gift cards, exclusive experiences, and other exciting rewards.
For more information and the full list of participating hotels and resorts, visit the website.
READ: Review: The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa (travel bubble edition)
7. Tune in to Ed Sheeran's Live Concert exclusively on Joox
When: Saturday, 13 November, 8pm
Sheerios are in for a treat on Joox, Asia’s most dedicated streaming platform, this Saturday as Ed Sheeran will be performing a live concert exclusively for Paid VIPs in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Thailand, and Myanmar. The concert will promote the global music sensation’s fourth studio album, “=”, featuring new hit singles such as Bad Habits, Shivers, Overpass Graffiti, and Visiting Hours.
For those interested to attend the concert, you may register to become a Joox Paid User here. The Joox app is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Huawei App Gallery and via the Joox website.
Other ongoing events and activities you may have missed:
For more weekend ideas, check out our previous BURO Weekend Guide here.