Great Ideas for things to do from now to next Sunday.
‘Buka Puasa//Buka Mulut: Poetry Open Mic’
inner beat poet at this out-of-the-box open mic event at the Reading
Room. Guests are invited to break the fast and open their mouths to let
loose some verbal acrobatics. The only instructions: “bring your own
verse + spit.”
Monday, from 6 p.m.
The Reading Room
Jl. Kemang Timur No. 57 A-B, South Jakarta
Skipping Singapore altogether, Swedish
pop-rockers the Cardigans are coming straight to Jakarta as the only
Southeast Asian stop on their world tour. The band is excited to visit
Indonesia for the first time, saying on its website, “It will be very
warm we think but most of all, freaking amazing!” You’d be a “Lovefool”
to miss it.
Tennis Indoor Stadium Senayan
Jl. Pintu Satu SenayanSouth Jakarta
If you’re a comics-lover eager to learn from a master, you’d better get that pencil scribbling to apply for the “Comiconnexions” workshop this September in Yogyakarta. Applications close soon for the training sessions hosted by German cartoonist Sascha Hommer. See the Goethe Institut website for details.
Applications close Aug. 25
‘Andra Matin: Sebuah Sekuel’
Leading contemporary architect Andra Matin presents a cinematic take on constructed spaces and the emotions we attach to them in this innovative exhibition, “Andra Matin: A Sequel.”
Until Aug. 27
Jl. Kemang Selatan No. 99A
Tel. 021 719 9670
‘The Royal Tambayongs’
Pixel artist Andhika Muksin has returned to the walls of Tree House, this time bringing some of his “family members” into the mix. Street artist Wormo and digital creator Ludmila Gaffar help bring a host of weird and wonderful characters to life on canvas.
Tree House Kemang
Jl. Kemang I No. 72
Tel. 021 7179 1867