April may seem like a dredge month for those working full-time, but there are still many fun activities to keep you going and release you from the hum-drum!
First GIN Festival in Pahit
The winners of Best Place for Gin and Cocktails by Time Out Kuala Lumpur are announcing their first ever home-grown Gin Festival in Pahit Bar. Offering tastings, masterclasses, workshops, and many more for a full blown education on spirits, Pahit aims to bring the versatile alcohol to even more new heights after also claiming Best Specialist Concept award by The Bar Awards. For more info, contact +603 2110 0776 or check out Pahit Bar’s Facebook event page.
Date: 13 to 14 April
Venue: Pahit, 3, Jalan Sin Chew Kee, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: Gin Fest KL
Artisans & Designers: Pop Up Creative Whimsical Market
Easter’s celebration just got more exciting with Art+D! Not only will there be a pop-up market of hand-made jewellery, cashmere and leather accessories, free food samples, collections of essential oils, and fashion products galore, there will also be special areas for families to engage all five senses for a fun day out!
Date: 18 – 21 April
Venue: Lot 10 Kuala Lumpur, 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: Pop Up Market
Presented by The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat, this Malay-language play based on George Orwell’s Animal Farm is back again by popular demand since its original staging in 2017. Tickets to this klpac special starts at RM80 for VIP, RM60 for regular entry, RM50 for TAS Card members and Seniors, while a rate of RM40 is for students and disabled attendees. English subtitles will be available. Link to tickets are on this Facebook event page.
Collector’s Pick 6
Amcorp Malls’ most popular weekend congregation is back and better than ever! Celebrating the collectors of vintage toys, books, stamps, vinyl, antiques, and so much more, come see the treasures of Malaysia’s past to gain some inspiration for the future, or just something you really want for an affordable price.
Date: 26 – 28 April
Venue: Amcorp Mall, No.18 Jalan Persiaran Barat 46050, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Website: Collector’s Pick
Magnum Opus 40 Tahun M. Nasir
Malaysia’s most beloved performer will appear for an exclusive performance to only 500 audiences this month! Delivering a medley of some of his best hits spanning his entire solo and group career, Dato M. Nasir will also be introducing specially curated songs for the band Search and Wings in his own rock and roll signature style. Tickets start at RM120 up to RM160 and can be booked through Noraida (011-37421492) for Malaysian fans, or Haleem (+65-83383002) for Singaporean fans.
Date: 20 April
Venue: Auditorium DBKL, Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur
Website: M. Nasir