October 2016: BAZAAR Weekly Culture Clicks

Helipad Cinema; Stratosphere, The Roof, 1 First Avenue, Bandar Utama


Image Courtesy of Helipad Cinema

Watch movies under the stars from October 4 until 14. There will be a screening of classics every night at 8pm, featuring films such as Erin Brockovich, Pulp Fiction, and more. Tickets are RM45 per person. Click here to book a ticket.

The Better Beer Festival; White Box & The Square, Publika


Photography: Quinn Dombrowski

Make this your pre-warm up for Oktoberfest and spend your weekend with 100 over craft beers from countries such as Denmark, and unusual suspects—Japan, Vietnam, and Indonesia, accompanied by beer-inspired food pairings. Admission is free. However, purchases can only be made using vouchers, which are available on the event day (October 7 and 8) or here if you prefer to skip the line.

Intoxicating The Blue Lord; Temple of Fine Arts, Brickfields


Watch international dance soloist Mavin Khoo perform the classical Indian Bharatanatyam and join him on a journey of exploration as his character experiences various forms of love before uniting with Krishna, the “universal lover”. Show starts at 8.30pm on October 15 and 16, and ticket prices start from RM53. Buy your tickets here.

Forrest Yoga Workshop with Finlay Wilson; iSpiritAsia, Seri Kembangan

A Vinyasa Thomas v1

Photography: Courtesy of iSpirit Asia

Go for a yoga retreat from October 21 to 23 with Finlay Wilson, founder of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee. Suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners, Wilson will demonstrate ways to heal your body through yoga, as well as methods to strengthen your arm and core muscles as well. Find out how to reserve a spot for yourself here.

Oktoberfest Penang 2016; Malaysian-German Society, Penang

Image Courtesy of Malaysian-German Society

Photography: Malaysian-German Society

For an authentic Oktoberfest experience, a trip to Penang is a must. This year, the Malaysian-German Society is specially flying in Bavarian band Bayernmän for the night’s entertainment and original German draught beers like Löwenbräu and Erdinger.

There will also be beer drinking and arm wrestling competitions for adults, as well as game stalls for children at the kids’ corner. Admission is free for children below the age of 16 whereas tickets for adults are priced at RM35 (for non-members). Get your tickets here.

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Brew n Brush: Trick or Treat; ZaZen Bar & Dining, Taman Tun Dr Ismail


Photography: Brew n Brush

Take a step-by-step acrylic painting class with an artist with on a Tuesday evening, with a glass of brew on the other hand. This already sounds therapeutic. The session on October 25 takes about two hours and is priced at RM130 nett. You can also pick your drink as they offer beers, sake, and whiskey. Everything is prepared for so just bring yourself and have fun mingling with new friends! Sign up here.