7 Things to do this weekend: 4 & 5 March 2023

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By Kye Lin Lung

Featured image: Isetan Kuala Lumpur
7 Things to do this weekend: 4 & 5 March 2023

This weekend is buzzing with so many cool events! The biggest hype is, of course, Blackpink’s concert, and Momo’s Kuala Lumpur is throwing something special for Blinks who are attending the concert (more details below!). Apart from this, there’s the Ichiran Ramen pop-up for the foodies and also some artsy activities for the creatives. Find out more about these happenings in our list below. 


1. Go on the SinggahKL Tour to learn more about our local architecture

When: 4 – 5 March 2023 

SinggahKL 2023 is an initiative by the Malaysian Institute of Architects (Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia) in collaboration with the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival, where the public can go on a guided tour of Kuala Lumpur’s architectural gems and relive their genesis through the lenses of their respective architects. Among the buildings on the tour is Else Hotel, which is designed by Faizah Architect in collaboration with Studio Bikin, so if you have seen the beautiful property in our review, here’s your chance to learn more about its design on the tour!

WhatsApp +6019 614 2047 to reserve your slot for the tour. For more updates, follow Malaysian Institute of Architects on Instagram.


2. Mingle with other Blinks at MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur


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When: 3 – 5 March 2023 

Where: MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur, 316, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

Fellow Blinks (AKA Blackpink’s fans), Kuala Lumpur’s first social hotel, MoMo’s is organising some rad activities especially for you. From staycation deals and MoMo-oke (karaoke) sessions before you head off to the concert, to dining promotions and winding down post-concert on Sunday, MoMo’s has got you covered for your Blackpink-themed weekend. 

For more updates, follow MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur on Instagram.


3. Peruse Yee I-Lann’s photomedia essays on her journey towards the tikar


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When: 3 March – 1 April 2023

Time: 12:00 PM 7:00 PM, Tuesday to Saturday (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays)

Where: A+ Works of Art, d6-G-8, d6 Trade Centre, 801 Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur

As part of the Borneo Heart in Kuala Lumpur 2023 tour, Sabahan artist Yee I-Lann will be presenting three photomedia essays during the ‘Allom! Amatai! Allom!’ exhibition at A+ Works of Art gallery for a limited time. The three essaysRasa Sayang, Measuring Project, and Untitled Self-Portraitnarrate the artist’s journey towards the tikar (mat) and ask what it means to let go of mastery and to find new centres proposed by frameworks encompassing unruly bodies organised around forms of kinship, ritual, and womanhood.

For more updates, follow A+ Works of Art Gallery on Instagram.


4. Dabble in arts and crafts at A Craft Affair Weekend

When: 4 – 5 March 2023

Time: 10:00 AM 6:00 PM

Where: The School, Jaya One @ Ground Floor

Meet crafters, artists, and makers at A Craft Affair Weekend where you can dabble in your creative side at the numerous art workshops and booths there. Other than that, there are crystal vendors and tarot readers too for fans of the mystic. Meanwhile, kids can join the art workshops and visit the art gallery led by the students of Dwi Emas International School.

For more updates, follow Craft Affair on Instagram.


5. Support women-driven businesses at Sunny Side Up Market

When: 4 5 March 2023 

Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

Where: Sunny Side Up Market, Slate @ The Row, KL

Sunny Side Up Market and The Row KL are celebrating female entrepreneurs and businesses at their annual International Women’s Day market! Explore more than 30 women-driven homegrown brands and artisans during the two-day market to show your support for them. You can find everything from apparel, accessories, beauty products, decor, pet goods and more for yourself or loved ones.

For more updates, follow Sunny Side Up Market on Instagram.


6. Admire the superhero-inspired glow-in-the-dark art by Karwai Chan 


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When: 25 February – 25 March 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (By appointment)

Where: Qing Gallery, Car Park 2, Desa Parkcity, 3a, Jalan Residen 2, 52200 Kuala Lumpur

If you happen to be around Desa Parkcity, make your way to Qing Gallery located nearby to peruse the unique glow-in-the-dark art pieces from Karwai Chan’s art exhibition titled ‘Superheroes: Redefined’. Karwai created these superhero-inspired art pieces to commemorate her strength and breakthrough from her ordeal as a victim of bullying during her childhood.

Purchase tickets here. For more updates, follow Qing Gallery on Instagram.


7. Slurp on a bowl of Ichiran Ramen at its pop-up in Lot 10


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When: 3 – 15 March 2023

Time: 11:00 AM 8:00 PM

Where: Isetan The Japan Store, Lot 10 (LGF The Market)

You’ve probably heard about Ichiran Ramen from everyone who has travelled to Japan, and now you don’t need to leave the country to try some. That’s because the popular ramen chain is having a pop-up eatery at Isetan Kuala Lumpur again after three years—but hurry, as it’s for a limited time only. Head on over to have your ramen fix at its ‘ramen focus booths’ and enjoy a bowl of authentic Ichiran Ramen’s artisan-made noodles with rich and flavourful tonkotsu broth. 

More info on the Ichiran Ramen pop-up eatery can be found here. For more updates, follow Isetan Kuala Lumpur on Instagram.


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