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Farewell My Concubine!

August 5, 2011 during 2:00 pm

Farewell My Concubine! is a famous Chinese Peking show that is set during a finish of a Qin Dynasty. The statute czar during that time, Emperor Er-shi, has mislaid control of his nation. The people who have been oppressed for a prolonged time, senses his disadvantage and has assimilated army with a rebels opposite this immorality ruler. In this time of chaos, a few people have taken a event to try to win a republic for themselves. Among these people are dual good infantry leaders: Xiang Yu, a King of Chu, and Liu Bang, a King of Han.

While enchanting in a essential conflict with Liu Bang, Xiang Yu found himself held in a apocalyptic situation. With reserve using dangerously low for his troops, a group is serve demotivated when they hear their local strain being sung by a enemies that are surrounding them. They turn assured that their homeland has been assigned and their associate countrymen have assimilated sides with Liu Bang. Feeling that his finish is near, Xiang Yu beckons to his favourite concubine, Yu Ji and drinks with her for a final time. Yu Ji performs one final dance for him before committing suicide. Filled with grief, Xiang Yu fights down to a really final male before holding his possess life.

Leslie Cheung

The late Leslie Cheung played a purpose of a Beijing show star, Cheng Dieyi. The film was awarded a top esteem during a 1993 Cannes Film Festival, a Palme d’Or.

This well-loved Chinese classical will be achieved during The Actors Studio @ Lot 10 by Lee Wushu Art Workshop. Yu Ji’s passion and her everlasting adore for Xiang Yu has severely desirous Lee Swee Seng, a choreographer for this production. Lee is a owner of this humanities entertainment as good as a company’s Wushu director. Lee has been in this margin for a final 15 years. Himself a leader of countless tournaments and other titles, Lee shortly realised that he should not be singular by martial humanities and chose to enhance his talent into dancing and Chinese opera. He after introduced integrated elements of all sorts into his Wushu humanities theatre.

Farewell My Concubine! is scheduled to perform during The Actors Studio @ Lot 10 on a 26th compartment 28th Aug 2011. Tickets are labelled during RM 35 for adults and RM 23 for tyro and disabled. Below are a opening time:

26th Aug 2011 @ 8.30 pm
27th Aug 2011 @ 3.00 pm and 8.30 pm
28th Aug 2011 @ 3.00 pm

For some-more information, greatfully call 03 2142 2009 / 2143 2009 or record on to http://www.theactorsstudio.com.my/

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Masters of Horrorwood during Sunway Lagoon

August 11, 2011 during 2:00 pm

Horror films are really not done for a faint-hearted. Though some of a monsters that make adult a constituent partial of a story are not physically terrible looking, some-more mostly than not it is a mystic illustration of that beast that scares a audience. In a duration between late 1800s and a early 1900s, fear films were mostly formed on classical novel of a gothic/horror genre such as Dracula, Frankenstein, The Phantom of a Opera and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. However, with a flitting of time a clarification of a fear film has changed. What was once deliberate as fear might now be categorised as thrillers, renting a tenure ‘horror’ for cinema that arrangement some-more gore, burst scenes and scares or abnormal content.

Bela Lugosi

Bela Lugosi was best famous for personification Count Dracula in a Broadway prolongation of Dracula

Many might remember a classical monsters like Frankenstein or Nosferatu, also famous as Dracula, that positively became a source of many people’s nightmares in a early days. Back then, fear films relied some-more on contracting shock strategy regulating monsters of all forms to give a viewers a disturb that they find in a fear movie. Many of these monsters became a iconic Universal monsters that we have come to know today. Since a 2000s, a repeated trend is a choice of regulating psychology to shock movie-goers, instead of genuine monsters. Shows like The Others, starring Nicole Kidman and Insidious, starring Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne have proven that one does not need frightful monsters to yield a chills to a audience.

Frankenstein

Boris Karloff was best remembered for his description of Frankenstein’s monster

Though a stream fear cinema have developed to turn most some-more than only slasher and gore films, it is those really films that still sojourn a outrageous favourite among fans of fear movie. Films like A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday a 13th and Halloween are so successful that many cinema have parodied scenes from them over a years. There are even Halloween costumes designed after fear total like Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees from Friday a 13th. If aliens, zombies and creepy dolls are your favourite thing, afterwards make certain we conduct on to Sunway Lagoon’s Scream Park to locate their arriving addition, a Horrorwood Studios. Would we like to know some-more about Horrorwood Studios? Then keep your eyes posted for some-more information here on Malaysia.com.

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Weissbrau @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

August 11, 2011 during 5:07 pm

Weissbrau, literally definition White Brew, is a reverence to good German cuisine. Located during Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, a opening is tucked into a dilemma of a mall’s Connection area and is really renouned with KL-lites. It exudes a infrequent atmosphere, and offers an uncovered dining knowledge with a poetic perspective of a mall’s many renouned walkway.

Weissbrau @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Weissbrau during Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

The Pavilion Kuala Lumpur opening is Weissbrau’s initial in Malaysia and offers Malaysians an authentic introduction to German cuisine. Weissbrau’s menu offers a far-reaching operation of German delights that were comparison by Master Chef Pascal Schnyder, including sandwiches and burgers, epicurean sausages, salads and soups, as good as a normal German favourite, a Alsatian Flammkuchen.

Weissbrau Menu

The several dishes displayed on a endless menu

For those unknown to this dish, consider of it as a really skinny round crepe masquerading as an Italian pizza. Choose possibly a Original, with green cream and roasted onions or a Italian Touch, with a hold of tomato flavour, baked with mozzarella cheese on top. All Weissbrau’s flammkuchen come with a accumulation of toppings, from a some-more normal mixture like mushroom, bacon, sugar ham and parma ham, to some-more sparkling flavours such as smoked salmon, seafood and even light curried chicken! Do not tatter if we can't confirm on what toppings we want, as we can get sequence one that offers all toppings in one flammkuchen.

Alsatian Flammkuchen

The tasty Alsatian Flammkuchen. Pizza lovers will tumble in adore with this creation!

Bavarian Bacon and Cheese

The Bavarian Bacon and Cheese burger of Weissbrau. Each punch is heavenly!

All Weissbrau’s burgers are pig burgers, and ambience positively lovely! The homemade pig patty is tender and juicy, that is good as many burgers tend to be a bit dry. The remaining mixture that accompany a patty in a burger complements a meat, ensuring that any delicious punch will be savoured and remembered. Weissbrau offers 3 forms of burgers, a Bavarian Bacon Cheese, a Swiss Mushroom Cheese and a Frankfurt Meister.

Weissbrau Pork Burgers

Some fries to go along with a poetic Weissbrau pig burger

No German food knowledge would be finish but sausages, and Weissbrau offers some good sausages, both internal and imported. Beginners should start with a classical all pig Frankfurter and try other varieties like a Smoked Garlic Sausage and a Emmentaler, a pig and emmental cheese mix. Mixed beef sausages embody a Schwiez Cervela – belligerent beef and pork, wrapped with bacon and cheese, and a Veal Bratwurst – pig with veal. The biggest sausage that Weissbrau has to offer is a Schublig, done of beef and pork, that is easily smoked. Most patrons, generally those in groups, foster a sausage combo as a common appetiser before starting on their categorical course.

Combo Sausage Platter

The several sausages offering by Weissbrau

While classical German transport featuring pig like Crispy German Pork Knuckle, pig ribs and schnitzels (fried breadcrumb coated porkloin) are renouned during Weissbrau, a opening offers other European delights such as beef lasagne, hungarian beef goulash, Australian rib eye and even duck thong bleu. Most of a categorical dishes are served with several side dishes, including a French desirous rosti, shredded potato strips pan-fried in simplified butter, and sauerkraut.

Weissbrau Pork Knuckle

The categorical course, Crispy German Pork Knuckle. The plate comes with some rosti and sauerkraut

Like any loyal German restaurant, Weissbrau offers an endless preference of beer, including internal favourites Carlsberg and Hoegaarden. But what sets Weissbrau detached from a rest would be a accessibility of specialty beers, including Schneider Weisse’s line of wheat beer. Our revisit to Weissbrau @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur coincided with a launch of Schneider Weisse’s drink during Weissbrau, so we had a event to representation an aged German tradition. Weissbrau now offers 3 forms of Schneider Weisse beers – a Unser Original, Mein Kristall and a Meine blonde Weisse. The Unser Original is brewed to a strange recipe of Georg Schneider,the brewery owner of 1872, after he acquired a rights to decoction wheat drink from King Ludwig II. Mein Kristall is a lightest of a 3 beers, and is a ideal messenger for light dishes, while Meine blonde Weisse strikes a change between a other dual beers, and possesses a lovely and balmy flavour.

Schneider Weisse Beers

The Schneider Weisse beers (left to right) – Mein Kristall, Meine blonde Weisse, Unser Original

If we have an dusk to gangling and suffer drink and pork, we really would suggest that we check out Weissbrau @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur!

Weissbrau during Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Interior

The cosy and superb interior of Weissbrau @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

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World’s Best Movies

August 12, 2011 during 2:00 pm

It is that time again for fans of general films to keep a date or dual giveaway in their appointment books, for The Actor’s Studio will be screening dual classical films come 15th and 16th Aug 2011. The screening of these cinema will be hold during a Indicine entertainment located during Level 2, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre during Sentul Park. The cinema that have been comparison for observation are as below:

The Hunter (2010) (Showing on Monday, 15th Aug 2011 during 8.30 pm)
Running time: Approximately 88 minutes
Iran/Germany film, Colour
Directed by Rafi Pitts
Story:
The Hunter, a thriller starring writer/director Rafi Pitts tells a story of an ex jailbird, Ali. Recently expelled from prison, Ali is forced to take on a squalid paid pursuit as a night change certainty guard, that robs him of peculiarity time spent with his mom and daughter. After finding that they were incidentally killed in a sharpened during a domestic demonstration, Ali exacts his punish by sharpened during a pointless military automobile that was flitting by. He finds himself being followed by dual policemen and escapes into a woods. The 3 group shortly find themselves mislaid in a woods, and Ali contingency now find a proceed to shun this relentless manhunt in sequence to survive. The film perceived a good brew of reviews, with some claiming that a minimalistic dialog proceed creation a film rather dull, while others felt that Pitts have managed to strike a slow note among a assembly with this movie. The film was co-produced by Iran and Germany and is loosely formed on events that happened during a 2008 supervision protests in Tehran.

The Hunter (2010)

The Hunter (2010)

The White Balloon (1995) (Showing on Tuesday, 16th Aug 2011 during 8.30 pm)
Running Time: Approximately 81 minutes
Iran film, Colour
Directed by Jafar Panahi
Story:
It is a eve of a Iranian New Year, and shortly all a shops in a marketplace will tighten for a holidays. We see a small lady and her mom hurrying by a marketplace place, perplexing to get all a required selling finished before shutting time. A fat goldfish with elaborate fins catches Razieh, a seven-year-old’s eye and she immediately has her heart set on shopping that fish. She desperately pleads with her mother, adult to a indicate of whinging to buy a fish. Her mom refuses, observant that a income is improved off spent shopping necessities, and even her hermit sneers during her, observant that with that kind of money, he could go for cinema twice.

Ultimately, Razieh’s diligence wins and with a assistance of her hermit Ali, (whom she had betrothed to cheat him with a white balloon), they conduct to a marketplace to buy a fish with a 500-toman banknote in her hands. In a marketplace, she gets side-tracked by dual lizard charmers who tries to criminal her out of her money. She drops a income in a attic abrade and is dynamic to collect a money. Here we see a accumulation of characters who offers to assistance her – a shopkeeper that does not wish to be bothered, an aged lady who helps Razieh retrace her stairs to where a note fell, a immature infantryman who tells lies to benefit a girl’s certainty and a balloon seller who helps her collect a money.

The White Balloon is an enchanting story that does not need to rest heavily on a tract to succeed, simply since a actress, Aida Mohammadkhani, is such an endearing character. We see a story reveal by a eyes of a seven-year-old, where her views of a chairman are taken during face value. The story has won countless awards in general film fairs including a Prix de la Camera d’Or during a 1995 Cannes Film Festival and was listed as one of a 50 best family films of all time by The Guardian. The film will be screened in Persian with English subtitles.

The White Balloon (1995)

The White Balloon (1995)

All tickets for examination a cinema can be purchased by donation. For some-more information, record on to The Actors Studio’s website or call 03 2142 2009 / 2143 2009 for The Actors Studio @ Lot 10 or 03 4047 9000 for klpac @ Sentul Park.

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Durian Fest @ KL Tower and Telekom Museum

August 13, 2011 during 2:00 pm

Durians are really many an acquired taste. Either we adore it, or we hatred it. And many to a discomfit of durian ‘haters’, a normal Malaysian loves durian. For those of we who do not know what a durian is, it is a anniversary fruit that grows in pleasant climes, generally in a South East Asian region.

The spiky extraneous of durians form a healthy insurance for a fruit.

Why a bitch about durians? Firstly since of a shape, that is lonesome in spikes, many like a business finish of a morning star. But durians are also famous for a scent, that to some, smells like animal droppings, and to others, brings a guarantee of a many enjoyed treat.

To adore it or to hatred it? That is a question.

Most Malaysians, as has been mentioned, adore durians so many that durian deteriorate is a rarely expected ocassion. This internal sweetmeat is many sought after, and certain types, those with a sold tawny ambience and texture, are rarely prized. Some of these durians can fetch adult to RM20-RM30 a kilo, spikes and all. Which puts those durians out of strech for your standard Malaysian. Or does it?

A FAMA central stacking adult a durians during a Durian Fest during Kuala Lumpur Tower.

Thanks to a partnership between Kuala Lumpur Tower, Telekom Museum and Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), durian lovers can suffer as many durian as they wish during a discount cost during a annual durian season. For a series of days each year during a durian season, Kuala Lumpur Tower and Telekom Museum organize a annual Durian Fest with a assistance of FAMA in sequence to share in a jubilee of a King of Fruits. The Durian Fest takes place during a Kuala Lumpur Tower and Telekom Museum yearly, and not usually offers a King of Fruits though also other Malaysian fruits, including mangosteen, rambutan and cempedak. The prominence of this annual eventuality is, of course, a all we can eat durian buffet. Although a dining area is flattering basic, many durian lovers do not seem to mind as they tuck into this pleasant delicacy. The 2011 book of a Durian Fest offering a smorgasboard during usually RM20 per adult, and enclosed other fruits like mangosteen and rambutan on tip of a giveaway upsurge of durians.

Several cempedak fibbing side by side. The Durian Fest also offers other Malaysian fruits, including cempedak, rambutan and mangosteen.

The Durian Fest is a ideal event for any brave visitors to get a genuine ambience of a several fruits that Malaysia has to offer. Mind you, a King of Fruits, like all royalty, competence be a bit too many to hoop for those inexperienced to it. But either we like it or hatred it, no revisit to Malaysia would be finish but an assembly with a famed King of Fruits!

An ice sculpture that contained a durian that was used during a launch of a Durian Fest of 2011.

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