For the next few weeks, our team will give you an early week guide to what events – everything from music, exhibitions, performances arts, or discussions  – you can attend to in Jakarta. Have a lookout for these cultural events around Jakarta this week:

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Mélissa Laveaux | Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Mélissa Laveaux is a Haiti-descent singer and guitarist  who was raised in Canada and now lives in Paris. Together with drummer, Anne Paceo, also the jazz frontman of Triphase who once was invited to Jakarta by IFI in December 2011, Mélissa will be performing her own musical style influences of folk music, jazz, electro and rock.

Opening act: SORE!

Taman Suropati
Central Jakarta

For more information visit: ifi-id.com

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Art House Cinema: Das Wunder von Bern | Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Germany 1954: The German football team prepares for the World Cup in Bern. Meanwhile, a prisoner of war comes back to his homeland. After being detained for several years in Russia, he has difficulties to settle in and to recognize his wife and children. 

GoetheHaus
Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15
Jakarta 10350

For more information visit: goethe.de/ins/id

 

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Kota Tua Creative Festival  | Saturday & Sunday, 21 – 22 June 2014

Kota Tua Creative Festival is a free public event that invites Jakarta citizens and visitors to explore the potential of the unique open public spaces and abandoned heritage buildings in the treasured yet often forgotten part of Jakarta.

Programs to look out for:

Pop-Up Shops, Jelajah Bangunan Bersejarah Contemporary Art Exhibition, Photography Exhibition IMAJI, Smart Nature Exhibition MVRDV, Pop Art Exhibition,Culinary booths, Bamboo installation KCA, Indonesia’s Railway Exhibition KAI, and many more.

Kota Tua Jakarta
Jalan Taman Fatahillah
Jakarta Barat

For more information visit: ktcf2014.org

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Duo Ubiet & Tohpati | Saturday, 21 June 2014

Tohpati and Ubiet is a collaboration of musical genre. The collaboration of guitar and music instruments of different size and the vocal combines both the essence of jazz and eclectic singing. Both parties work together through a spectrum that covers rhythm, metrum, melody, harmony, and event texture and colorful sounds.

Teater Salihara
JL. Salihara 16,
Pasar Minggu,
Jakarta Selatan,

For more information visit: salihara.org

– Tulisan Chronicles Team