Hellogoodbye | Leonardo da Vinci exhibition | Indonesia-Russia diplomatic relations exhibition | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Feb 7-9)

Leonardo Opera Omnia: exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpieces

Leonardo Opera Omnia exhibition is held by the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) in Jakarta to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of the Renaissance Master, Leonardo da Vinci. Curated by Prof. Antonio Paolucci, an expert of modern art in Italy, the exhibition features 17 high-definition and true-to-scale reproductions of da Vinci’s masterpieces, which are found in museums throughout the world.

Among his most renowned paintings ⁠— all of which were made through a deep understanding of the human body and the mixture of light and shade ⁠— are The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa or La Gioconda, the latter of which is considered as an archetypal of the Italian renaissance and arguably the most famous painting in the world.

This exhibition opens today until March 3 at Museum Mandiri 1st floor, Kota, West Jakarta. Opens Tue-Fri 9am-3.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6.30pm, Mon closed. Free entry, for more information contact Museum Mandiri at +62 21 692 3131.


Hellogoodbye acoustic and DJ set

If you were in junior high or high school in the mid 2000s, you best believe that you listened to power pop band Hellogoodbye at some point. Helmed by vocalist and founder Forrest Kline, the band will be performing in Jakarta this weekend as part of Emo Night JKT, so you can reminisce about your teenage years (which may include that time you found out that your crush didn’t like you back).

The intimate concert is also a part of Hellogoodbye’s Gimme Some Living Room tour. This will be the band’s third time performing in the capital, as they had previously played here in 2010 and 2013. In this concert, Hellogoodbye will be performing in two sessions, consisting of acoustic and DJ sets. The band says they will donate the proceeds to plant one tree for every ticket sold. Read more about the gig here.

Friday, Feb. 7 at Panhead rooftop, Radio Dalam, South Jakarta, from 7pm onwards. IDR187,500/person, available on Loket.


Necklace of Equator by Russian Artists and Historical Archives of Indonesia-Russia Diplomatic Relations

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Indonesia-Russia diplomatic relations, the Russian Embassy in Jakarta and Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs are holding an exhibition titled Necklace of Equator. This exhibition features artworks that depicted Indonesia in the eyes of Russian artists as well as photos and other archives that documented the relations between the two countries.

This exhibition is currently running until Feb 17 at Building A Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Central Jakarta, opens 10am-7pm daily. Free entry.


Le Concert Impromptu

Wonder what a collaboration between French classical with Sundanese traditional music would be like? You can hear it for yourself this Saturday in a concert by Le Concert Impromptu, a French chamber music ensemble. The quintet was formed in 1991 and has been performing cross-genre operas in France and collaborating with musicians in the countries they visited. This time, they will be performing with Simpay Panaratas ensemble from Sumedang, West Java.

This concert is held to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Indonesia and France’s diplomatic relations. More information here.

Saturday, Feb 8 at JS Bach Recital Hall, Aula Simfonia Jakarta, Kemayoran, North Jakarta from 5pm onwards. Tickets priced at IDR100,000 for students and IDR200,000 for general audience. RSVP at +6221 6586 7808 or +628 777 100 2009 or email at boxoffice@aulasimfoniajakarta.com


Cuti: Cuma Parti

Wanted: men or women who are good at dancing, singing, and getting drunk to occupy the cuti (leave) party on Sunday. Open to anyone who’s worn out by work, and anyone who’s looking for a good time, the occasion will be accompanied by beats from Scapegoats, Classcancelled, and ATNZL, among others.

Sunday, Feb 9 at Glass House @ Eastern Opulence, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, from 8pm onwards. RSVP at +62 811 1686 844.


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