Place: National Museum
Date: Now until October 31
Time: 9 am – 6 pm
Saloma is considered the first popular Malayan singer. While more famously known for having a sweet voice, it is Saloma’s revolutionary fashion sense that really sets her apart. At the height of her career, the late singer was indeed “a woman ahead of the times” in terms of dressing. In tribute, the National Museum is hosting an exhibition named Pameran Ikon Fesyen Retro Saloma. It showcases some of her defining outfits, with hopes of keeping the legacy alive.
Place: Bukit Jalil
Date: October 14
Over 1,000 activities have been planned nationwide for Saturday’s National Sports Day which will be launched at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium by the Prime Minister. The Bukit Jalil launch would feature several modern sports ranging from cycling and futsal to traditional ones. For further information, please refer to http://www.harisukannegara.my.
Grit and Grace Exhibition
Place: No.2, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur (the old OCBC Bank Building behind Central Market)
Date: Now until October 16
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
There is a story behind each photograph that veteran photojournalist S.C. Shekar takes. According to Shekar, a combination of good content and drama is what makes an impactful photo. A selection of these shots can be found in Grit and Grace: The Grandeur of Monachrome Malaysia. His works have appeared in various exhibitions and documentary assignments, and have featured in close to 20 books.
Date: October 14 – October 15
Time: 12 pm – 6 pm
Publika Art Week 2017 will be collaborating with tenant galleries in hosting exciting exhibitions featuring local and young artists. Other programmes include gallery tour where visitors will be provided with a route map to guide their way around the galleries. Each gallery will also prepare booklets of limited copies which can be collected during this tour.