As soon as the song Dilema by pop-funk band, Warnayang begins, there is a whirl of beats and rhythms based on 70’s pop tunes that hypnotises the listeners into thinking they were transported back in time during the era of flower power.
Coming to Malaysia this month for their first ever local show is Unknown Mortal Orchestra, a Kiwi experimental rock band who will grace fans with their synth electronica and funky psychedelic beats, on the 25th of September at The Bee, Publika.
Is society to blame for terrorists? How much does it actually take to turn a temperate person into a ‘monster’? We talked about all of that and more in our interview with Kelvin Wong, director of The Bee, and cast member Jonathan Chew, who plays one of the main characters, Ido. The Bee will be premiering tomorrow at Indicine, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, and will run for two weekends. More info here.
IN TOWN for her shows at the Harith Iskander-curated KL International Comedy Festival (KLICFest) 2015 this week and next, go-getting Aussie altruist Ros Boyer seeks to spark some hope into Malaysian children (and their parents) through her brand of “student-centred learning” which ‘suggests’ and empowers kids to experience fun, laughter and being your weird, awesome self.