Your Weekly Guide to Asia

The adorable Snoopy is visiting Kuala Lumpur while Macau will have a massive street food festival. Here’s what happening in the region this week.


Olympic Digger Weekend

Vinyl fans, this is the event you’ve been waiting for. Head over to the very hip The Commons at Thonglor, where you can listen in on experts as they talk about vinyl, or shop for products from stores such as Vinyl Feeling, Track Addict, and REC. You can also bring your own collection to sell or trade to other collectors. Event will be on September 30 to October 1.

Audiophiles, alert. All images are courtesy of the organizers.

Hong Kong

Hyon Gyon: Cruel World

Head over to Pedder Street’s Ben Brown Fine Arts, where Korean artist Hyon Gyon is having her first Hong Kong exhibition which will end on November 9. Composed of various materials such as foam board, spray paint, and even hair, her work captures topics such as grief, stigma, and social politics.

One of the paintings to be displayed

Kuala Lumpur

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Prepare to go “aaaw” with this Tony and Grammy award-winning heartfelt musical, featuring the Peanuts characters that we all love—Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally Brown, and everyone’s favorite beagle, Snoopy. Staged at the Damansara Performing Arts Centre in Petaling Jaya, the musical stars Malaysia’s leading theater actors such as Peter Ong, Benjamin Lin, and Tria Aziz. Get tickets starting from US$33 and watch this show, which teaches that in life, all you have to do is to try your best and make the most of what you have been given.

The cast of the musical


Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau Street Food Festival

Those who love street food will no doubt be happy with this inaugural event, happening at Studio City Macau Gourmet Walk on October 5 to 8. Don’t expect to see actuall street food stalls—this is a Michelin event after all! What they’ll feature are restaurants such as A Noodle Story, Candlenut, Pearl Dragon, Labyrinth, and Bi Ying. Sink your teeth into bites from Shanghai, Singapore, Japan, and Macau. Small plates start from US$5.

Prepare for this mouth-watering fest


Green is the New Black

Now on its fourth edition, this event is on a mission to encourage more people to live consciously and leave the world a far better place. Attendees can buy healthy food and ethical products, watch live entertainment, and listen to talks by experts coming in from overseas. Happening on October 1 at Parkroyal on Pickering, attending this event will help you #livemoreconsciously (that’s their official hashtag).

Event announcement


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