100% Manusia Film Festival | Axwell, Bag Raiders, and Chaos in The CBD | Underwater puppet theatre ‘Aquavitae’ | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sep 20-22)

Swedish DJ/producer Axwell and Australian electronic music duo Bag Raiders will perform their sets in Jakarta this weekend. Photos: Instagram/@axwell and @bag_raiders
Swedish DJ/producer Axwell and Australian electronic music duo Bag Raiders will perform their sets in Jakarta this weekend. Photos: Instagram/@axwell and @bag_raiders

100% Manusia Film Festival

100% Manusia Film Festival is back for its third edition from September 20-29. The film festival is known for its selections of movies that touch on issues of human rights, diversity, gender/sexuality, and HIV/AIDS. Other than screenings, there will be fringe events such as talks and art exhibitions that you can attend as well. All screenings are free, but you need to register yourself on 100% Manusia’s website before booking your tickets online. Schedules and locations for film screenings can be found here.

Friday, Sept 20 – Sunday, Sept 29 at various cultural centres or independent cinemas across Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi. Free entry, more informations can be found on the festival’s website and official Instagram page.


The Pallas Presents: Bag Raiders (live)

Dance your night away at The Pallas’ third anniversary with Bag Raiders. If you’re familiar with internet memes, this Australian electronic music duo is the guys behind the Shooting Stars song, originally released in 2009. Bag Raiders, consisting of Jack Glass and Chris Stracey, are the group’s vocalists, producers, remixers; additionally, they play keyboards and drums, with Stracey on guitar, violin, and piano. Bag Raiders’ set will be supported by ALLIN’s resident DJs.

Friday, Sept 20 at The Pallas, Fairgrounds SCBD from 9pm onwards. IDR200,000++/person including first drink, available for online purchase on Traveloka and on the spot.


‘Randomness’: solo exhibition by Farrah Faustine Tansri

Earlier this month, celebrated young artist Farrah Faustine Tansri turned 17. She’s transitioning to the next phase, which will be more challenging. At such a young age, she spends most of her time drawing and painting — she almost never repeats the lines she draw because it’s usually done in one pull. Farrah usually paints objects such as flowers, animals, and abstract shapes that strike motion and dynamics. This exhibition is curated by Asikin Hasan.

This exhibition is currently running until Sunday, Sept 22 at Art: 1 New Museum, Central Jakarta. 10am-6pm, Tue-Sat; 10am-5pm, Sun. IDR97,000/person via Traveloka.


Chaos in The CBD at Kilo Lounge Jakarta

Join the party at Kilo Lounge this Friday with New Zealand House and Techno duo, Chaos in The CBD. Hailing from Auckland, the duo consists of brothers Ben (AKA Beans) and Louis Helliker-Hales. The brothers were brought up listening to their music-crazy parents’ rock records, joined jazz and indie bands their early teenage years, and discovered electronic music in mid-2000s. Since 2012, they’ve been based in South London’s Peckham and have been a part of the district’s tight-knit dance community, but they still hold onto the memories of the chill summers in NZ for their inspiration.

Chaos in The CBD’s set will be supported by Aryo Izrail and a member of Kilo Lounge’s in-house collective Basement Traxx, Sergio Berlino.

Friday, Sept 20 at Kilo Lounge Jakarta, South Jakarta from 10.3pm onwards. IDR200,000 for pre-sale via Go-Tix or Loket; IDR250,000 at door with price including one drink.


Colosseum Jakarta’s 5th Anniversary featuring Axwell

This Saturday, Colosseum Club Jakarta is celebrating its fifth anniversary — a major milestone in the capital’s nightlife scene. The club’s pulling all the stops by putting up a #Perfection event with one of the finest Swedish DJs working today, Axwell. One-third of the progressive house supergroup Swedish House Mafia, Axwell is an award winning DJ/producer. Axwell’s live set will be supported by various DJs such as Six Pratama and DJ LTN. Don’t forget to dress in all-white attire to get into the party.

Saturday, 21 Sept at Colosseum Club Jakarta, West Jakarta from 10pm onwards. Presale tickets are IDR300,000/person or IDR1 million for group package of four people, available for online purchase here or RSVP at +62 21 690 9999.


Aquavitae: underwater puppet theatre and video

Through artistic and scientific approaches, as well as being inspired by oceanography exploration, French underwater puppet and video troupe Aquavitae aims to present the dream-like atmosphere of the ocean. Through their exploration, we can see the beauty of underwater scenery and sounds. 

Saturday, Sept 21 (8pm) – Sunday, Sept 22 (1pm) at Komunitas Salihara. IDR75,000 for adult and IDR50,000 for children, available on Loket.


Concours d’Elegance

Calling all petrolheads and car enthusiasts: Indonesia Classic Car Owners Club and Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta present Concours d’Elegance, a showcase of over 30 rare cars in mint condition. Other than the classic cars exhibition, guests can also join the fashion and photography competition.

Saturday, Sept 21 – Sunday, Sept 22 at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta, from 9am-9pm. IDR500,000/person for two days, including food and beverage. RSVP to Dorin at +62 813 8672 5858


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