Poetry open mic | Ceramic painting workshop | Boyz II Men night | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (July 12-14)

Proud Poetry Night

Unmasked Poetry Open Mic and poetry collective Sastra Santai present Proud Poetry Night at Jakarta’s first feminist bar, Bar Gina. Why “Proud”, you ask? Because the organizers simply want you to be proud of yourself and shine with your poems. All are welcomed to listen or recite their poems. If you’d like to perform, kindly shoot a direct message (DM) to Unmasked Poetry Open Mic or Sastra Santai on Instagram, because they only have limited slots for the evening.

Saturday, July 13 at Bar Gina, Senopati, South Jakarta. Free entry, open for public


Workshop with Margaret Yap: painting on ceramics

This Saturday, join local artist/ceramicist Margaret Yap and Pop My Day Jakarta on a fun painting session on ceramic bisque. Each participant will be given three types of ceramic bisque to choose from, such as irregular shape platter, mug and saucer, and noodle bowl; coloring and tools; as well as “frenchly” baked croissant (geddit) and juice. You may reserve your spot through Pop My Day Jakarta’s Instagram or by phone.

Saturday, July 13 at Levant Boulangerie, Cipete, South Jakarta. IDR550,000 per person, RSVP through direct message to Pop My Day’s Instagram page or by phone at +62 813 8134 4779 (Klara) or +62 812 9083 2738 (Margaret).


Beethoven Symphony 9

Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra and Jakarta Oratorio Society present Beethoven Symphony 9, featuring Stephen Tong as the conductor.

Saturday, July 13 – Sunday, July 14 at Aula Simfonia Jakarta, North Jakarta, starting at 5pm. Tickets start from IDR150,000 (Student 8-21 years old, bring Student ID upon ticket collection) to IDR1,500,000 per person, contact +62 21 6586 7808 or +62 8777 100 2009 for more info.


Optimal District at Hotel Monopoli

Coming at the end of the week, Optimal District will be setting the vibe for the entire weekend. It’s a pop up entertainment and retail complex held at the fifth floor of Hotel Monopoli. Check out the DJ takeover schedule here.

Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14 at Hotel Monopoli, Kemang, South Jakarta. Free entry.


Boys from Philly: Boyz II Men

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Boyz II Men’s hit album, “II” with the Indonesian group Trisouls at @america Pacific Place. Reminisce on some of their greatest hits as well as learn about Philadelphia, Boyz II Men’s hometown and one of America’s most historic cities.

Saturday, July 13 at @america Pacific Place, 6.30pm-08.30pm. Free entry, register yourself at Eventbrite.


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