Nada Kepada Tsunami fundraiser at Mondo by the Rooftop (Friday)
Raising money to help the victims of the latest tsunami in Indonesia that struck on Dec. 22, this event at artsy rooftop bar Mondo in Fatmawati will feature Digital Dalang, an interactive art installation that combines digital projection mapping with traditional wayang kulit shadow puppets, performance art by Al Imran Karim as well as a number of great DJs including Ali From Bali. They’ll be holding a raffle in which you can win great prizes, with all proceeds going to tsunami relief. For more info
Mondo by the Rooftop, Jl. RS Fatmawati No.6, RT.1/RW.10, Cilandak, Jakarta Selatan.
Zodiac Presents Scrubs with Kateb (Friday)
Don’t be fooled by the name (which sounds suspiciously like a shady KTV), the recently opened Zodiac is the coolest new club on the Senopati strip, with a nouveau disco look and an incredible sound system that will knock your socks off. You can hear it for yourself this Friday (with free entry) for this “onigiri discotheque” session led by Kateb. For more info
Zodiac, Jl. Senopati Raya No. 64. +62 878-8896-3422
Dance Company De Stilte: Flying Cow (Saturday)
Dutch dance company De Stilte will perform “Flying Cow” in Jakarta on Saturday at 4pm at Teater Salihara. The show features choreography by Jack Timmermans that is aimed at children but suitable for the whole family. It tells a story about friendship and solidarity, about playing and the importance of the imagination. Admission is free. For more info
Teater Salihara, Jl Salihara No.16, RT.6/RW.1, Jati Padang, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta Selatan. +62 21 7891202
Story Party | True Dating Stories (Sunday)
At Story Party you will hear true dating stories that will make you feel better because it could be worse. Story Party has toured over 50 countries because the dating struggle is real, worldwide. You’ll hear stories about ghosting, unwanted pictures, splitting the bill, cat-fishing, heart-break, and “I can’t believe these are true stories” from their professional storytellers, who will be taking over Mega Kuningan’s McGettigan’s on Sunday at 7pm (audience members are encouraged to tell their dating horror stories as well). For more info
McGettigan’s, Jalan Dr. Ide Anak Agung Kav 55-56, Mega Kuningan. +62 21 22958904
Jakarta New Year’s Concert “Millennial Marzukiana” (Sunday)
A tribute to legendary Indonesian composer Ismail Marzuki, this concert will be presented by one of the most celebrated classical musicians in Indonesia today, Ananda Sukarlan. He will present famous works from Ismail Marzuki, arranged in classical music composition and conveying powerful messages of unity, humanity and the spirit of new year. Concert starts at 4 pm and tickets start at Rp 400k. For more info
Ciputra Artpreneur, Lotte Shopping Avenue, Ciputra World 1, Jl. Prof. DR. Satrio No.Kav. 3-5, Karet Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan. 62 21 29889889
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