Walking out to thunderous applause last Saturday night, Singaporean act Kumar hit the ground running by commenting on his warm-up acts, Kavin Jay and Dr Jason Leong. With his acerbic wit and impeccable sense of timing, he had the crowd at Plenary Hall eating out of his hands, with a couple of incredulous gasps (the audacity of the man) thrown in for good measure.
Ordinarily we may be enamoured with orchids, dazzled by dahlias and lusting after lilies but when it comes to Valentine’s Day, roses seem to be the only blossom to quicken the heart. On a day where flower vendors get their yearly bonuses, we thought it fitting to speak to a florist. Lee Pure of Pure Seed Florist gives us the low-down on Valentine’s Day preparations.
One of the things we like doing is showing off our Malaysian artistes, and today we have something new to share. Jazzy songstress Mia Palencia recently launched her first official music video for her single ‘The Revolutionary Hum’, a song she wrote back in 2009.
With our hot, humid Malaysian weather, it’s good to have a water bottle in hand to stay hydrated. But if you’re feeling guilty about constantly buying plastic mineral water bottles and throwing them away, here’s a cheaper, greener alternative. And it even looks pretty.
Around 20,000 partygoers thronged Speed City, braving the nightmarish Friday evening traffic for the Asian leg of the worldwide celebration that pays tribute to Arthur Guinness, and aside from being stuck in traffic, parking and having to deal with bad mobile phone reception, the Arthur’s Day party itself was pretty remarkable.
The Ampang premise which just opened its doors may not have the sports bar atmosphere of its Sri Hartamas counterpart, but it definitely exudes a charisma of its own with a ceiling made out of bakau wood poles (a possible topic of discussion when striking up a conversation with someone by the bar), and seats with fluffy pillows and home-y photo frames.