May Events 2019: Play, Shop, and Eat

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Before we knew it, we’re almost halfway through the year! The month of May may be rainy, but there are still lots of fun activities to be had like the ones below.

Game on · Dare To Play?

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Image credit: Now Theatre

Combining interactive theatre and live-action gameplay, Game On hopes to break down the forth wall between audience and performer in an entirely progressive play. Featuring masters of stagecraft Kent Tan, Fendi Shah, actors Charles Roberts and Mia Sabrina, novice directors, and faces to look out for in the industry, this play will be held at the Now Theatre for RM42 (online) and RM52 (walk-in). Slots are limited, so head on to their Facebook event page to learn more.

Date: 3 – 5 May
Venue: Now Theatre, Midfields Square West, B1-28-1, Jalan 11/108C, Taman Sungai Besi, 57100 Kuala Lumpur,
Website: Game On

Trader’s Market: Mother’s Day Edition

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Image credit: Trader’s Market KL

Need to get something thoughtful, beautiful and wholesome for your Mother, Grandmother, and/or Mom-to-be? Set to take place in the tranquil space of Horu on Jalan Sungai Besi, spend a delightful afternoon shopping for locally-made treats, beauty products, and more with the most important woman of the day!

Date: 4 and 5 May
Venue: Hōru, Lot 4.02 Jalan Tiga, Jalan Sungai Besi Chan Sow Lin,
57100 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Trader’s Market

ILHAM Conversations with Kam Raslan & Simon Soon

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Image credit: Ilham Gallery

Author Kam Raslan and Arts lecturer Simon Soon will delve into the Selangor Journal, a news sheet published in just a span of five years in the 19th century, but which contains a conclusive documentation of Kuala Lumpur from 1893 to 1897. From development projects, local news, and research reports, to the European community gossip, and writings on other aspects of life, this uncovering of Malaysia’s capital city before what we know of it today is bound to inspire new appreciation for the area and its people.

Date: 4 May
Venue: Ilham Gallery, No. 8 Jalan Binjai, Off Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Ilham

Preloved is Reloved 7

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Image credit: APW Bangsar

Returning due to popularity from its sixth run just a little over half a year ago, the PreLoved is Reloved flea market comes back for its seventh installment. Featuring APW’s three event spaces of The Bookmark, The Bindery, and The Canopy, over 60 vendors will be providing a fun-filled weekend of cheap buys and eats for the best bargains around.

Date: 11 and 12 May
Venue: APW Bangsar, 29, Jalan Riong, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: Preloved

40th Taste Fully Food & Beverage Expo

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Image credit: TasteFully

Malaysia’s largest food and beverage company, Taste Fully, is back with another exhibition bringing together over 500 local food and wellness vendors for the whole family. With culinary delights from around the world, the latest in fast health foods and drinks, and opportunities for the F&B-inclined to network and expand, this event is a must-go for food lovers of all backgrounds.


Date: 10 to 12 May
Venue: Mid Valley Megamall Exhibition Centre, Mid Valley Megamall, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Taste

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