*Programme is subject to change.
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  • Sick & Twisted, by Time Out KL Comedy

    12th June: 9.00pm - 11.00pm @ Black Box

    You’ve seen Time Out Comedy Thursday, you’ve laughed at KL’s biggest and best regular stand-up night. Now it’s time to see the unacceptable underbelly of comedy in Kuala Lumpur. These are the acts that Time Out KL can’t show at Comedy Thursday, the men who say what shouldn’t be said. They are sick, they are twisted, they are DANGEROUS, and they are out for a night of laughs that WILL offend…or your money back.


  • [Panel] Press Freedom in Southeast Asia

    12th June: 11.15am - 12.45pm @ Black Box

    ASEAN promotes the movement of trade and commerce – but how is free is the state of journalism across the region? Which countries have made strides in press freedom, and what can we learn from our neighbours?

    Panelists : Jahabar Sadiq, Jac SM Kee, Prangtip Daorueng
    Moderator : Sharaad Kuttan
  • [Panel] Too Fast, Too Furious? The Pace of Journalism Today

    12th June: 2.00pm - 3.00pm @ Black Box

    With 24 hour news channels and breaking news developing on Twitter, today’s journalists must react faster than ever. But what is the price of this speed? Are essential skills and ethics being lost in the race? This panel considers whether journalism can – or should – slow down.

    Panelists : Chak Onn Lau, Leslie Lau, Lindy West
    Moderator : Ling Low
  • [Panel] Other People’s Stories

    12th June: 3.15pm - 4.15pm @ Black Box

    Human interest stories are a touchstone of journalism. This panel discussion gets into the nitty gritty of how to work with people and communities to tell their stories, whether for a newspaper or a documentary film.

    Panelists : Nadira Ilana, Beatrice Leong, Niki Cheong
    Moderator : Ahmad Fuad Rahmat
  • [Workshop] Writing About the Arts by Kate Bassett

    12th June: 4.30pm - 6.30pm @ CLassroom

    Calling all culture vultures. This workshop with esteemed theatre and arts critic Kate Bassett (The Independent, The Times) is aimed at journalists who aspire to write about the arts. What makes a critic’s review stand out from anyone else’s opinion? Find out in this workshop.

    Price: RM35


  • The Wknd Sessions Live

    12th June: 9.00pm - 12midnight @ The Bee

    A fresh reimagining of the long-running Internet music series The Wknd Sessions will be launched on the 12th of June 2015 at The Bee Publika. Now recorded in front of a live audience, the series will be known as The Wknd Sessions Live, featuring performances by 12 noteworthy Malaysian acts held at multiple venues throughout Malaysia. The second installment of The Wknd Recording Fund, a music grant for aspiring Malaysian musicians will also be launched then. This year The Wknd is happy to welcome Hotlink as their official partner for both The Wknd Sessions Live and The Wknd Recording Fund.