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What's On

Your guide to what's on in Yangon for the week of March 2 - 8.


ART

Until March 3 “Contemporary Art”. A collection of artwork by 14 Myanmar contemporary artists. Yangon Gallery, People’s Park, Ahlone Road and Pyay Road 10am-6pm

March 1-22 Yangon Art and Heritage Festival. Various events at venues across the city (see page 54). For more information visit www.yangonartandheritage.com

March 1-10 “CNK Solo 2015” by Artist Chan Nyein Kyaw. Featuring over 60 landscapes depicting rural Myanmar. Gallery 65, 65 Yawmingyi Road, Dagon 10am-6pm

March 1-15 “Building Histories”, Nine contemporary artists from Southeast Asia, five local artists and four artists from neighbors countries tell new histories linked to the old. Goethe-Villa, 8 Ko Min Ko Chin Road (next to the Golden Butterfly Hotel), Bahan 10am-7pm

March 1-7 “About Yangon: Extension” 2nd solo show by artist MKM, featuring a collection of acrylic paintings. Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan Street (1st floor), Kyauktada 10am-6pm

March 1-8 “My Past, My Self”. Solo show by abstract artist Thar Gyi as part of the Yangon Art and Heritage Festival. River Gallery 2, 33-35, 37th and 38th Street 4-6pm

March 2-8 “Like Flower Like Leaf” art by female artists in celebration of International Women’s Day. Think Art Gallery, 23 Nawaday Street, Dagon 10am-6pm

March 2-8 “Myanmar Muse” an exhibition curated by Zwe Mon and Sue Sue. Pansodan Scene, 144 Pansodan Street, Kyauktada 10am-6pm

March 6-7 “As they see it”. Photographs by children who have been taking part in workshops on Lanthit Jetty. A silent auction of the photographs will raise funds to gift each child with a camera of their own. Helping Hands, 928 Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda Street 6-9pm March 6, 10am-6pm March 7

FILM

Start times at Mingalar (1, 2), Top Royal, Shae Shaung (1, 2) and Nay Pyi Taw cinemas are 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm.

Start times at Junction Square and Juntion Maw Tin are 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm and 6:30pm daily and 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday.

Start times at Mingalar San Pya are 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm.

Nay Pyi Taw Cinema, near Sule Pagoda

Black Hat. Directed by Michael Mann. American action thriller.

Rock Angel. Directed by Puttipong Pormsaka Na-Sakonnakorn. Thai drama.

I Fine Thank You Love You. Directed by Mez Tharatorn. Thai comedy drama.

Mingalar Cinema 2, at Dagon Center 2, Myaynigone

Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal. Directed by Peter Pau and Zhao Tianyu. 3D fantasy-adventure.

Shae Shaung Cinema, Sule Pagoda Road, Kyauktada

Kingsman: The Secret Service. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Spy action comedy.

Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal.

Junction Square Cineplex, Kamaryut

Jupiter Ascending. Directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski. Space opera.

Junction Mawtin, Lanmadaw

Extreme Fox. Directed by Wellson Chin. Chinese ghost story.

Mingalar San Pya Cineplex, Phone Gyi Street and Anawrahta, Lanmadaw

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal.

MUSIC

March 2 Monday Blues. Mojo Bar, 135 Inya Road, Bahan 9:30-11:30pm

March 3 Myanmar Girls Acoustic Set (concert). Cocoon Café & Bar, 22/24 Shin Saw Pu, corner of Baho Road, Sanchaung 7:30pm

March 3 Songwriter toolkit workshop. Experienced songwriter Adam Nicholas shares some of the basic concepts of songwriting including tricks that will help you develop your ideas into full songs. Mojo Bar, 135 Inya Road, Bahan 3:30pm

MISC

March 2 Trivia night. Free beer pitcher for round winners and winning team gets a K30,000 bar tab. 50th Bar, 50th Street (lower block) 8pm

March 2-8 Yangon Women’s Festival – various events at venues across the city (see page 54).

March 3 Gallery conversation and drinks. Pansodan Gallery, 289 Pansodan Street, Kyaukada 7pm-late

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