What’s in store for 15JohorAF?(Week Three 16-23 Sept)

September 15, 2018

SEPT 16 – BORDER/LESS SHARING SESSION AND FILM SCREENING

 

An honest look into the lives of JB’s migrants.

 

Step into the lives of some of Johor Bahru’s most under-represented communities with Border/less – a 6-part photography exhibition that examines the daily routines of the city’s foreign labourers.

 

Through the perspectives of local students from Southern University College, the exhibition aims to shine a spotlight on these familiar strangers, who live amongst us under the gaze of Malaysian societal norms – bringing us an inside look at the joys and sorrows of their daily lives.

 

Sunday, 16 Sept 2018 – Sharing Session & Film Screening

Venue: Permata Ballroom, The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru

Time: 2.00PM

 

1 – 30 September 2018 – Photography Exhibition

Venue: Lobby, The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru

Time: 10.00AM – 7.00 PM

 

FREE ADMISSION!!

 

SEPT 18 – JOANNE KAM: LA LA LIAN

 

FIERCE. FUNNY. FABULOUS.

 

Malaysia's Sambalious Queen of Comedy – Joanne Kam Poh Poh gives you more than LEMAK in your NASI in her new One Woman Comedy Special – Joanne Kam: La La Lian Nationwide Tour.

 

With BRAND NEW MATERIAL in a 90-minute show, Joanne showcases her complexity in writing and wit - taking audiences on a whirlwind journey of an animated child who grew up to be Malaysia's longest running stand-up comedian.

 

Weaving a unique blend of comedy and storytelling, let Joanne take you on a roller coaster of emotions as she gets up close and personal, sharing experiences from her 26 years in the entertainment industry. Her struggles, accomplishments and achievements, are just the tip of the iceberg.

 

Come journey with this wonder of a woman, as she gives you an insight to how a feisty, determined individual turned herself into Malaysia's Comedy Sweetheart!

 

Venue: Permata Ballroom, The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru

Time: 8.00PM

Online Purchase: RM 68 (VIP), RM 58 (Regular)  
http://www.tix.my/Tix19/?u=TASKL19&eventID=LLLJH

At Door Purchase: RM 78 (VIP), RM 68 (Regular)  

 

 

SEPT 20 – JAM SESSION WITH NAS & FRIENDS

 

Jom lepak with Plague of Happiness frontman Nas as he gathers a few friends for a simple, stripped down jam session.


No big stage, no bright lights, no thundering speakers – just a few guys having some fun with their guitars (sambil bersembang dan makan kuih-muih)!  

 

Venue: Sedap Corner, Johor Bahru

Time: 8.00PM

 

FREE ADMISSION!!

 

 

SEPT 21 – LISTEN DIFFERENTLY: VISION STRING QUARTET

 

"...amazingly vivacious, vivid and electrifying… the hot-blooded guys from the vision string quartet seem to be completely fearless.” – Der Tagesspiegel

 

Founded in 2012 and based in Berlin, the vision string quartet has already established itself as one of the finest young string quartets of its generation. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to catch this exciting, up-and-coming, and dashing group of maestros live in Johor Bahru for one night only!

 

Venue: Permata Ballroom, The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru

Time: 8.00PM

Online Purchase: RM 100 (VIP), RM 50 (Regular), RM 30 (Student)*
https://15johoraf-visionstring.peatix.com

At Door Purchase: RM 120 (VIP), RM 60 (Regular), RM 36 (Student)*

* Please present your Student ID at the registration counter.

 

 

SEPT 21 – 22 – APA CERITA? PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP BY SIDEKICK PROJEXT

 

Tell better stories with your camera! 

 

The camera – a powerful storytelling tool. We use it to capture memories, record history, and document our daily lives. But what actually makes a good photo? How can we use frozen moments in time to communicate long-lasting messages?  

 

This festival, our long-time friends and photography gurus from Sidekick Projext are moving from behind the camera and into the limelight in this 2-part workshop, where they’ll be sharing tips and tricks on what goes into taking that perfect shot – even if it’s just to get that Insta-worthy photo of a yummy lunch! 


Day 1 - indoor photography, inanimate/static objects

Day 2 - outdoor photography, capturing movement

 

Venue: Sedap Corner, Johor Bahru

Time: 3.00PM

At Door Purchase: RM 20 (Limited Space – Contact 60197139900 for bookings.)

 

 

SEPT 21 – 22 –  YASMIN I LUP CHEW

 

Say hi to Orked on screen and off-screen!

 

Did you know that the character Orked from Yasmin Ahmad's beloved films are named after her sister Datin Orked?

 

If you're curious about the person behind the name, come and meet Orked herself as 15JohorAF commemorates the life and work of Yasmin Ahmad.

 

As part of the celebration, we will be screening a couple of her most memorable films and launching a book called Yasmin, I Lup Chew.

 

Friday, 21 Sept – Screening of Sepet (2004)

Venue: Sedap Corner, Johor Bahru

Time: 8.00PM

 

Saturday, 22 Sept – Screening of Gubra (2006) followed by Yasmin I Lup Chew book launch
Venue: Sedap Corner, Johor Bahru

Time: 7.30PM

 

FREE ADMISSION!!

 

 

SEPT 22 – PARAMPARA BY TEMPLE OF FINE ARTS


Strong yet still and silent. Listen to the enchanting sounds of the sitar during a special concert by Ustad Usman Khan, Dean of Music of The Temple of Fine Arts International.

 

The specially put together performance is part of a series of concerts which will also feature a segment by sitar students from TFA KL.

 

Venue: Jotic Auditorium, Johor Bahru

Time: 7.30PM

Contact: 0167523910 or 0167793858 for tickets

 

 

SEPT 23 – PERSPECTIVE; THE RUNWAY

 

Air kisses, FROW faces and killer outfits!

 

Are you ready for the hottest fashion event in Johor? Perspective; The Runway happening on the 23rd of September will host six fabulous designers including two with International fame this year.

 

Ready to witness the seamless fusion of art and fashion? Check out this year’s line-up:

  • Renowned fashion powerhouse Tom Abang Saufi is bringing her creative energy to Johor Bahru – look out for colourful batik and native Sarawakian motifs in what’s sure to be a breathtaking headline show!
     

  • Trained in Italy and based in India, acclaimed designer Ritesh Kumar will showcase his signature aesthetic with an eclectic yet versatile collection for women. Not only that – Ritesh will be painting a dress LIVE on the runway. 
     

  • Thai designer Sorn will be heading south this September along with her intricate and elegant Peranakan-inspired designs with a Siamese twist 
     

  • Fashion circuit veteran Lagenda’s delicate and exquisite dresses are sure to be a show-stopping feast for the eyes; 
     

  • But not forgetting the young blood, the up-and-coming designers from Limkokwing Fashion Club will add their chic and contemporary new looks to the fray;
     

  • And last but not least – the winner of Perspective; The Project’s first season Wawal Ali is set to debut his bold and funky new collection to the world!

 

Grab your passes to Perspective; The Runway at http://15johoraf-perspective.peatix.com and be a part Johor’s premier fashion event of the year! See you at Doubletree by Hilton, Johor Bahru on 23rd September, 8.00 PM!

 

Venue: Grand Ballroom, Doubletree by Hilton Johor Bahru

Time: 8.00PM

Online Purchase: RM 200 (VIP), RM 100 (Regular), RM 50 (Student)
http://15johoraf-perspective.peatix.com

 

 

 

 

 

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