Top Picks in Jakarta, Bali and Yogyakarta from 13 – 19 February
Cinconotas – Salihara Jazz Buzz 2017, 19 Feb 2017, 08:00 PM, Black Box Theatre
Treat yourself this Sunday with a performance by the a capella jazz group, Cinconotas. The group’s artistic director, Arif Dharma, has performed on Java Jazz Festival, along Indonesia’s big jazz names. Tickets at IDR 75K. To purchase tickets and for more information, click here.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, 14 February 2017, 7:00 PM, IFI Auditorium, Jakarta
Entertain yourself on this Valentine’s Day night with this romatic comedy musical. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg tells the story of Genevieve who was heartbroken upon the departure of her lover to fight in Aljazair. Genevieve was then match-maked by her almost bankrupt mother to a rich man Roland. The film continues to be presented in unique and funny melodramatic way. For more information, click here.
The Light Within a Night, 18-19 February 2017, 7:30 PM, Bentara Budaya, Bali
La Trobe University Student Theatre and Film, Mainteater Bandung, and Teater Lakon presents The Light within a Night, a theatre production about Jamarun, a poor farmer who was accused of slaughter and was hung as a punishment. The story continues after thousands of butterflies cover the sky soon after his death. The Light within a Night is directed by Bob Pavlich and Sahlan Mujtaba. For more information and to RSVP contact Osi at +62-82298668061.
When I Think About The Death of Painting, I Collage, Now – 18 February 2017, Ace House, Yogyakarta
Ace House Collective, an artists collective focusing on youth pop-culture presents When I Think About The Death of Painting, I Collage, an exhibition by 3 Ace House Collective artists. The exhibition showcases art collages that show their processes and explorations as artists. For more information, visit Ace House Collective’s facebook page here.
Arus Bawah, Now – 24 February 2017, Jogja Contemporary, Yogyakarta
Arus Bawah showcases the works of six young Bali born artists. Five of them studied art at ISI Yogyakarta and one of them moved after finishing his study at ISI Denpasar. Their personalities and how they approached their arts are affected by this move and the time of the move. Their artworks show whether they embrace or distance themselves from Bali. For more information on Arus Bawah, click here.
DenPasar 2017, Deadline 19 February, Bali
Calling all artists and young-at-heart creatives! Cush cush gallery’s DenPasar program is calling for artworks that speak of Denpasar with a theme of “Bahasa Pasar” or Market Language. Through DenPasar 2017, Cush Cush Gallery aims to build a community of creative youths through the works that will be exhibited here. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Masterclass + special audition by SCARLETT (Singapore), Deadline to register 14 February 2017.
The school of Movement (SOM) presents a special master class and audition by SCARLETT, who was in the top 10 of Singapore’s dance show, The Dance Floor. Selected dancers will get a chance to perform with SOM and SCARLETT on 25 February 2017. Sign up and take this opportunity to learn from and perform with fellow dancers across the water! Fee: IDR 100K for SOM members and 200K for public. Deadline to Register: 14 February 2017. For more information, the SOM’s instagram here.
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