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Konsert Awie & Ella

January 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Norzila bt Hj Aminuddin, or better known by her stage name Ella, is a popular rock singer in Malaysia. With a career spanning over 2 decades, Ella still holds the local record for the best-selling female artist for selling over 300,000 copies at the peak of her music career. Dubbed as ‘Ratu Rock’ (Queen of Rock) by her local fans, no other title fits her status as a Malaysian rock star better. Her latest solo album, released in 2007 entitled Rama-Rama became one of the most popular songs in that year.

Born as Ahmad Azhar b Othman, he is better known as Awie, the front man for one of Malaysia’s famous rock band called Wings. He left the band and decided to go solo, producing four albums during his time as a solo singer. In 1992, Awie decided to embark on an acting career, starring in a film known as Pemburu Bayang. He carved a name for himself as an accomplished actor, and enjoyed success with other local films such as Sembilu series, Tragedi Oktober, Baik Punya Cilok and Hantu Kak Limah Balik Rumah.

Come and see Malaysia’s Queen of Rock perform live at Istana Budaya with Awie in Konsert Awie Ella this 12th to 15th January 2012

This coming 12th till 15th January 2012 will see both the King and Queen of Rock performing side by side at Panggung Sari in Istana Budaya. This long-awaited concert is set to thrill both of their respective fans and will be the opening concert of the year 2012. The schedule for this four-day concert is set as below:-

Thursday, 12th January 2012 at 8.30 pm
Friday, 13th January 2012 at 8.30 pm
Saturday, 14th January 2012 at 3.00 pm AND 8.30 pm
Sunday, 15th January 2012 at 3.00 pm AND 8.30 pm

Tickets are priced at RM 40, RM 80, RM 140, RM 210, RM 300, RM 400 and RM 450. Please click here for more information about the concert and ticket purchases, or visit Istana Budaya’s website here.

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Si Putih and the 7 Makciks

December 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Everyone knows the tale of a beautiful young girl with hair as black as ebony, lips as red as blood and skin as white as snow, who had a stepmother who grew envious of her stepdaughter’s beauty. She summoned her hunter to kill the daughter and bring back her heart as proof. Faced with such innocence, the guard could not bring himself to do the evil deed and helped this fair maiden escape into the woods, where she stumbled upon a cottage own by seven colourful characters.

When the stepmother found out that this fair maiden was very much alive, she took it upon herself to get the task of killing her done. Three attempts were made to take this girl’s life, and all but the third attempt failed to do so. Many a girls may have sighed and wished for their own version of Prince Charming when he showed up just in time to save the fair maiden, and vanquished the evil stepmother.

The seven ‘beautiful’ makciks

From today until 23rd December 2011, The Actors Studio presents an adaptation of one of our all time favourite fairy tale Snow White and the 7 Dwarves. Entitled Si Putih and the 7 Makciks, this funny tale is set in two kampong kingdoms where an envious Queen plans to kill her beautiful and fair stepdaughter named Si Putih. Does Sergeant Sutera, the queen’s henchmen, kill Si Putih as ordered or will she be saved by the 7 Makciks, keepers of secrets from another kampong? Come and watch this pantomime with singing and dancing and an all male cast with a surprise ending. Tickets are priced at RM 40 and RM 50 for all night shows and normal matinee shows. The showtime is as follows:-

14th till 23rd December at 8.00 pm AND 17th 18th December at 3.00 pm.

For more information, please call The Actors Studio @ Lot 10 at 03 2142 2009 / 2143 2009 OR klpac @ Sentul Park at 03 4047 9000 or log on to their website here.

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