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30 26 HereNow There’s a mixed bag this week with the luscious Renza Moors, UK DJ John Digweed, and RAN taking us through a power packed two weeks of entertainment. 56

Women Wired Weekend – Women In Digital Era If you are female and want to be connected this is the place for you.

48 Arian13 The man with the golden voice and stinging pen chats with Dethu about the ins and outs of his world.



Which side of the digital divide are you? The internet and modern communication have got a lot to answer for. But people basically are doing what they have always done, and that’s connect. Jim Read takes a look.


12 The Scoop 14 What’s on 50 Fun Pics


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64 54 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken All the way from Singapore meet the latest sensation in chicken and funkability. 72 Sebastian Gunawan’s Cheongsam Festivity Another inspiring collection from Indonesia’s famed clothing designer.

62 Food Scoop 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken Circo Bistro

72 Style 68 Film 74 Art 78 - 83 Jakarta Listing 88 Gizmos



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The weather once again was the major talking point in the last two weeks. I had a horror trip to Jakarta last week for the Beat BBQ at Lex in Kuningan where the plane I was supposed to catch was turned back to land at Surabaya because the weather was so bad at Denpasar Airport that they couldn’t land. The plane was eventually three hours late to Jakarta arriving at 3.30 in the morning Bali time, but looking out the window from Bali airport that night when it was supposed be leaving I wouldn’t have wanted to get on any plane at that point anyway. The flight across in the end wasn’t particularly pleasurable in any event but we did make it. I’d have to say congratulations to the pilots; it’s surely no mean feat doing that stuff every day this time of the year. Meanwhile, there have been a number of calamities and hold ups over the past weeks due to the weather, but one can’t say it’s unexpected; it is the wet season after all. Let’s hope it blows away pretty soon. So back to the party. We have another mixed bag coming our way in the next weeks. German rock band Heaven Shall Burn will be playing live in Menteng, while living legend in the DJ music world John Digweed is back in town for a gig at Stadium. DJ Harry Choo Choo Romero will be putting down some tracks at Immigrant next Friday night and Valentine’s Day is coming soon too with just about every restaurant and venue supplying the romantic setting for all the cupids in town to frolic and display their mutual love to the whole world. So sweet. So, it’s all happening around Jakarta again this week. Keep dry, keep good and for all the information on the shows around town and the main acts visiting our shores, please go directly inside to the What’s On and HereNow sections to find out more. There’s plenty more inside too, so help yourself to another dynamic edition of The Beat Jakarta magazine and have a great two weeks in the city.

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One of the heavy hitters of the heavy metal world, The Black Dahlia Murder is a group that was formed by Trevor Strnad (vocalist), Brian Eschbach and Ryan Knight (guitars), Ryan Williams (bass), and Shannon Lucas (drum), in Michigan back in 2000. This band’s songs and albums have charted heavily on the Billboard 200 since then. Their melodic death metal music has garnered a place in the hearts of the fans around the world and especially here in Indonesia. They will perform here in Jakarta on February 17, 2012, on their “Ritual World Tour 2012” at the Parkir Kolam Renang Senayan.

Heaven Shall Burn More good news for the city’s metal heads, German rockers, Heaven Shall Burn, will be visiting Jakarta very soon. Heaven Shall Burn is a German metal band that was formed by Matthias, Maik, Alexander, Eric and Marcus in 1996. Their music is a hard hitting mix of metal and aggressive sounds but with meaningful and particularly anti racist lyrics. Heaven Shall Burn will perform on February 19 at Mario’s Place Café, Menteng Huis Cikini and the show will be opened by Dee Gabby and CDC.

Disaster Harmony Day: “Lets Learn From Japan”

ill divo If you are a calssical music fan, and in particular, popular operatic music fan, you must know of Il Divo. Il Divo is a vocal super-group that was created by Simon Cowell through a talent contest that was held from 2001 until 2003. Il Divo is formed by Carlos Marin from Spain, Urs Buhler from Switzerland, David Miller United States and Sebastien Izambard from France. On February 25, Il Divo will sing live at The Ritz Carlton Jakarta Ballroom, Pacific Place Jakarta. A show not to be missed.

Indonesia is a strategic area because it lies between two continents and two oceans. Unfortunately, this fact also makes Indonesia to be a little disaster-prone because of the fracturing slabs and pathways that make up the chain of volcanic mountains and islands that is Indonesia. Indonesian people have to accept the fact that natural disasters are inevitable in their beloved homeland. There are things you can do to make peace with the situation, and that’s why Pusat Krisis Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Indonesia created the event “Disaster Harmony Day” that carries the message of “living in harmony with the disaster”. In this regard, Indonesia could learn from Japan who have long adjusted to the many disasters that are present through theatre, photo and poster exhibitions, documentary screenings, talkshows, etc | February 20, 2012 at Gedung IX Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Indonesia. 1pm-5pm


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Created in 2009 by Jean-Baptiste Maillet and Romain Bermond, Stéréoptik presents a unique combination of art and music. This duo joins pictures, live music performance, video and the art of manipulation together to create a special entertaining show. Images are drawn and presented in the show in a silent film-esque show which is humorous, imaginative and narrative, where sound effects and images intersect and interact with each other. Each scene is projected onto a big screen that is accompanied by live music to make a fun, surprising and very artistic show. Stereoptik will perform on February 28, 2012 at 8.30 pm, at Teater Salihara.

stevie wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You is just one timeless hit song from a singer who himself is also timeless. Stevland Morris or better known as Stevie Wonder, has received 21 Grammy Awards, a Lifetime Achievement award, Academy Awards and has his name written in the Hall of Fame. For his fans, no matter how old or young they are, they have the opportunity to watch a brilliant performance soon in Jakarta. Stevie Wonder has been confirmed to perform in this year’s jazz festival, Java Jazz. This year Java Jazz will be held on March 2 - 4, 2012. Stevie Wonder is scheduled to perform in a special show on Sunday March 4.

To celebrate the Chinese New Year 2653, the Cap Go Meh Festival with the theme “China Peranakan” will be held at the Hall A, Open Space - Jakarta International Expo from now till Sunday February 12. The atmosphere of this event will be adorned with decorative lanterns and flowers typical of Chinese culture. There will be loads of Chinese food and special demonstrations from Farah Quinn, acrobat shows, karaoke competitions, fashion shows and everything you could imagine Chinese. Don’t miss the fun of this Dragon year exhibition and entrance prices range from Rp 5,000 – 10,000.

Cap Go Meh Festival

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Monday Feb 6th Hacienda

Hacienda 1F1 Happy Hours Every day from 3 to 7pm. Buy 1 Get 1 Hacienda Margaritas, Cocktails, Sauza Tequila

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy Academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

Millenium Executive Club I Love Monday Featuring DJ Reza Bukan (1945MF/Red Square)

Red Square


It’s The All Night Happy Hour with Ruffie & Ricky Chattaway

Tuesday Feb 7th Hacienda

Tuesday Night Live Mariachi Live Mariachi Music by Los paraguas from 8 to10 pm

MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Ladies Night Every Tuesday enjoy a special happy hour with free flow selected cocktails, house pouring spirits, soft drinks and draft beer from 8pm until midnight and enjoy fine tunes from a resident or guest DJ.

Red Square

Iced Tea Tuesdays! Buy 1 Get 1 Free Red Island Iced Tea & Long Islands all nite long! Entertainment by DJ Ricky Chattaway & Iwel

Wednesday Feb 8th E’Corner

Superbeat Wednesday is time for Superbeat with Roy Ricardo and da freshcoustic!

Elbow Room

‘Sing It Don’t Spray it’ Join us for the karaoke night. Grab a mic and make your bathroom fantasy come to life eX Park, eX ‘ntertainment

Love Garage

Featuring Royksopp, Bag Raiders, Erol Alkan, Rory Phillips, Agrikulture, Roman Foot Soldier, DJ Joyo


Salsa Wednesday Enjoy Salsa Dancing with your hosts Damaris & Iono From 9pm to midnight!


Single Night Morena, Deefo, Andhina, Eet& Dho

New Musro

Ladies On Top Ladies Night Program w/ Arry Bule - Hemmy ( Musro Resident DJ ), Insomatemotion ( Musro Resident VJ ) 11pm to 3am


Wanna Be A Gang Band Legna Band, DJ Ww

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Wednesday Feb 8th


Taboo Bubugiri, Odaname Fame

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Pisa Café Tebet


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Thursday Feb 9th



New Concept The Series Featuring DJ Yasmin (Sound Of Zeus)

Elbow Room

Tight Ass Thursday Decode Band Play Rock Music, Pop Rock, Alternative

Friday Feb 10th Blowfish & Puro

Motown Series & Live Anthem Hennzle’s Crew

Elbow Room

Fridays Out & Apollo’s Crew Live acoustic by Unknown Artist. DJ Elvin San Juan

Marley Bar

Bass Fest present Shock One DJ Schock One (Viper/Aus), Jerome, Sanjion, Sixteen, Random, DMZ, DFMC. Bassfest Its a collaboration from the Indonesian bass music community, to take the drum n bass & dub step scene to another level.

Red Square

Fabulous Fridays! The Weekend- Start Now with Ruffie, Reza Bukan, Iwel

Mashup lingerie Wachitarica, Reza Karami, Hosted by LV C&C Model, DnD Plus Dancers

Rockustic Teacoustic band. Play all the Rock music from 9pm till drop you out!

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Saturday Feb 11th Blowfish & Puro

Da Politic Of Hip Hop Special Featuring Soul ID, Supports by DJ wW, Justeen, Sliqq, Mistah, VJ Eyespinner

Elbow Room

Tour the Max Acoustic session with Play 7. DJ Elvin San Juan

LUV’s Bar & Dine

Luv Saturdaze DJ Ferra, Zorra, LV C&C Models

Pisa Kafe Tebet

I Love Pisa Kafe Tebet After 9 Band


Sportsmall Kelapa Gading

One Fighting Championship Battle Of Heroes, Victorio Senduk, Zuli Silawanto, Ngabdi Mulyadi, Agus Nanang (Indonesia), Alex Silva (Brazil)

fX Lifestyle X’nter Ride Your bike with Love Charity Fun Bike, Meet & Greet, celebrity Charity Bazaar, Host Nycta Gyna, casting Talent ‘Jika Aku Menjadi’, Band performance by RAN, Hivi, Di-Da, DJ Delizious Devina

Sunday Feb 12th Black Cat

Sinatra Sunday A Tribute To Frank Sinatra feat Abe Simpson

Bulungan Outdoor

Noxa “10 Years Grinding Party” Siksa Kubur, Prosatanica, Godzilla, Dead Vertical, Panic Disorder, Paper Gangster, Inlander, Slimer


Happy Sunday Live Entertainment by Center Stage Band Playing Alternative starts 9pm

Monday Feb 13th

Black Cat

Open Mic Mondays Sing along on Stage with Byss Trio feat Ryan

Red Square

It’s The All Night Happy Hour with Ruffie & Ricky Chattaway

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

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Tuesday 14 Feb Balai Kartini, Nusa Indah Theater

The Phantom Of The Opera February 14 – March 3, 2012. Show starts at 2pm (Friday & Saturday only) & 8pm (Daily)


Tuesday Night Live Mariachi Live Mariachi Music by Los paraguas from 8 to10pm


Launching album Pasto, Duo Maia



Vin et chocolat Celebrate Valentines Day With An Intimate Dinner & Festive Dishes. A Unique All-Chocolate Dessert Menu Featuring Dark, Milk-Valrhona & White Chocolate Specialties Complete with Sweet Wine Pairing Suggestions and A Variety of Sinful Valentine Cocktails

Triple Nine

Valentine Day Party DJ David Naga, Mirza, Marshall, Hans, Radit, Jerry, Audrey

Wednesday Feb 15th E’Corner

Superbeat Wednesday is time for Superbeat with Roy Ricardo and da freshcoustic!

Eldora Billiard

Girls Just Want to Have Fun Free table for ladies all night long


Salsa Wednesday Enjoy Salsa Dancing with your hosts Damaris & Iono From 9pm to midnight

LUV’s Bar & Dine

Ladies night out party Nathalie, Wachitarica, Ferra/ Yunnie, LV C&C models

Millenium Executive Club New Concept The Series DJ Renza Moors

MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Ladies Night Every Tuesday enjoy a special happy hour with free flow selected cocktails, house pouring spirits, soft drinks and draft beer from 8pm until midnight and enjoy fine tunes from a resident or guest DJ

New Musro

Splendor Of Love DJ Lucky Lucius Drift ( A + Q88 Inc ) , DJ Feby Merdiaz & DJ Ibil

Red Square

Love Is In The Air Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Red Square! Feat Red Hot Sexy Dancers!. Free Roses and chocolates for the ladies

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Thursday Feb 16th Elbow Room

Tight Ass Thursday Decode Band Play Rock Music, Pop Rock, Alternative

X9 Kemang


Soft Launching X9 Club Kemang & Charity Night Peduli Aids Featuring Queen Moz & Faro, Mechan Wong Live PA & Jack lapian, DJ Toto & Lady Line, Denny Abal, Tommy Shamu, MC D’Truck

Feist Live In Concert Event by Soundshine

Pisa Café Tebet

Rockustic Teacoustic. Play all the Rock music from 9pm till drop you out!


Friday Feb 17th Blowfish & Puro

Coast To Coast & T.O.P D’Makavelli, Future10

Elbow Room

Fridays Out Live acoustic by Unknown Artist. DJ Elvin San Juan

Illigals Club

In Space Gold Puma (Dmust Akira & Micko)

Lapangan Parkir Kolam Renang Senayan

The Black Dahlia Murder Live In Jakarta Opening set by Deadsquad


Housemate DJ Harry Choo Choo Romero (USA)

Saturday Feb 18th Balai Kartini Expo

Spirit Of Maulid Opick & Friends, Melly Goeslaw, Fadly Padi, Rachel Amanda

Blowfish & Puro

Fantasy Series Valentine Edition Ww, Justeen, Sliqq, Twist & Mistah


Don’t Panic! Digital Six Soundsystem presents G-Swing Edition with Oki Koro, Dirga Ara, Agiel Mahisa, Aryo Izrail, Reza Ecilo

Elbow Room

Tour The Max Acoustic session with Play 7. DJ Elvin San Juan

Lapangan Parkir Selatan, Senayan

You Me At Six Indonesia Tour Event by Blade Indonesia

Liquid Exchange

Saturday Acoustic Beats Spice up your Saturday nights with acoustic music show at 9pm and resident DJ Rizki


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Sunday Feb 19th

Black Cat

Sinatra Sunday A Tribute To Frank Sinatra feat Abe Simpson

Monday Feb 20th LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

Millenium Executive Club I Love Monday DJ Winky (Junko)

Red Square

It’s The All Night Happy Hour with Ruffie & Ricky Chattaway

Mario’s Place Café, Menteng Huis

Heaven Shall Burn Live In Jakarta Opening by Dee Gaby, CDC


Happy Sunday Live Entertainment by Center Stage Band Playing Alternative starts 9pm

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DJ YASMIN Soundslike

House, progressive, tribal, breakbeat, trance

Hail From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Millenium Executive Club | Wednesday 8 FEBRUARY | 11 pm Has Been

Berawal dari kecintaan terhadap musik sejak usia muda, membuat Fahria Yasmin atau yang lebih akrab dipanggil dengan nama DJ Yasmin, mencoba berkarir sebagai DJ pada umur 19 tahun. Walaupun tidak menimba ilmunya lewat sekolah DJ, tapi Yasmin banyak belajar dari rekan rekan DJ. Beberapa nama besar DJ internasional pun menginspirasinya, seperti John Digweed, Carl cox, Sasha, James Zabiela, Grant Nelson. Seiring dengan meningkatnya kualitas Yasmin, maka salah satu manajemen DJ Jakarta, yaitu Sound Of Zeus mengajaknya untuk bergabung. Dengan kombinasi kecantikan raga dan keahliannya, Yasmin merambah berbagai klab di Indonesia hingga negara tetangga. Prestasi juga diraihnya ketika mengajak musisi dan penyanyi untuk berkolaborasi dengannya, seperti Shanty, Tompi, Titi Sjuman, Angel Percussion, Dea Ananda dan artis lainnya. Kualitasnya lebih dibuktikan dengan menyabet kategori Female DJ Of The Year dalam ajang Paranoia Award 2011.

Stemming from her love of music, Fahria Yasmin AKA DJ Yasmin tried DJing since the tender innocent and agreeable age of 19. Even though she didn’t study in a DJ school, Yasmin meticulously spent time studying with DJ friends. Her music is inspired by a few big names like John Digweed, Carl Cox, Sasha, James Zabiela, Grant Nelson. She built enough skill and repertoire to join Sound Of Zeus, a management agency. With a combination of beauty and talent, Yasmin has gotten the opportunity to perform in many clubs. She has also worked with musicians like Shanty, Tompi, Titi Sjuman, Angel Percussion, Dea Ananda and more. Her contribution to the dance music world was rewarded with her winning the Female DJ of the Year in Paranoia Awards 2011.

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Selain DJ, kesibukan Yasmin yang sempat tampil di layar kaca, kini aktif dalam kegiatannya sebagai model dan juga pemotretan untuk beberapa majalah ibukota. Saksikan penampilan Yasmin yang akan memainkan set musiknya di atas DJ booth Millenium Executive Club pada tanggal 8 Februari. Besides DJing, Yasmin is also active in modeling. Watch Yasmin’s performance on the deck of Millenium Executive Club on January 8.

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Soundslike Pop

Hail From

Jakarta, Indonesia

fX Lifestyle X’nter | Sunday 12 Feb | 7am Have Been

RAN dibentuk pada tanggal 18 November 2006, terdiri dari Rayi (Vocal/Rap), Asta (Guitar) dan Nino (Vocal). Huruf depan ketiga personil itulah yang digunakan sebagai nama RAN. Sebelumnya, Rayi dan Asta merupakan teman lama yang pernah membentuk band pada saat masih di sekolah. Grup yang dibentuknya itu, pernah meraih juara kedua dalam Indonesian Song Festival. Semenjak itulah mereka lebih serius dan akhirnya terbentuklah RAN. Dengan menamakan musik mereka adalah pop kreatif, yaitu campuran dari R&B, soul, hip hop, jazz, dan juga dance. Mereka meluncurkan album pertamanya yang berjudul ‘RAN For your life’ yang berisikan hits ‘Pandangan Pertama’ yang langsung disukai oleh pendengar berbagai kalangan. Prestasi yang ditorehkan oleh RAN, menghasilkan kepercayaan publik terhadap kualitas mereka, terbukti dari terpilihnya mereka sebagai ‘Rookie Of The Year’ oleh majalah Rolling Stone Indonesia tahun 2009 dan ‘Best Group/Duo’ di ajang Kids Choice Awards 2009. RAN was formed in November, 2006 by Rayi (Vocal/Rap), Asta (Guitar) and Nino (Vocals). The name of the band comes from the first initials of each band member’s name. Rayi and Asta are old friends that played together in another band. Their former group became the runners up in the Indonesian Song Festival. Since then, they’ve tried to get more serious and created the band RAN. They call their music creative pop, a mix of R&B, soul, hip hop, jazz, and also dance music. RAN released their first album called ‘RAN For your life’ which includes the hit ‘Pandangan Pertama’, a track loved by many people. They have garnered a few accolades like winning ‘Rookie Of The Year’ from Rolling Stone Magazine Indonesia in 2009 and ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the Kids Choice Awards 2009.

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Belum lama berselang, RAN menjadi duta oleh salah satu brand ternama dan kini kesibukan mereka juga banyak berkaitan dengan iklan, selain menjadi modelnya. Selebihnya, RAN yang pada bulan November lalu, genap berusia lima tahun, juga masih sibuk dengan jadwal pentas. Salah satu acara yang akan menampilkan mereka adalah ‘Ride Your Bike With Love’ yang digelar oleh Trans di fX pada hari Minggu tanggal 12 Februari nanti. RAN was recently chosen as ambassadors for a major brand and they’re now busy with all things related with that promotional job. Besides that, RAN is also busy with their frequent performances. One of the events next week is ‘Ride Your Bike With Love’ which is being held by Trans at fX on Sunday February 12.


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DJ Renza Moors Soundslike

House, Tech House, Electro, Progressive

Hail From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Millenium Executive Club | Wednesday 15 FEBRUARY | 11 pm

Has Been

Renie Renza mengawali karirnya sebagai artis dan menjadi model pada tahun 2006. Setelah tertarik dengan dance music, Renza pun akhirnya mengambil kursus di sekolah DJ. Setelah kelasnya berakhir, Renza yang sangat serius untuk menjadi seorang DJ ini, langsung merubah namanya menjadi Renza Moors. Dirinya terinspirasi oleh nama besar DJ internasional seperti Deadmau5, David Guetta, John Digweed, Sasha, Starkiller. Sedangkan nama DJ lokal yang juga memberinya inspirasi, adalah Remy Irwan, Bobby Suryadi, Tosse, Stereopigs, Naro. Dalam set musiknya, Renza selalu menghadirkan bassline yang sangat enerjik dan juga nada yang melodis. Renie Renza started her career as an artist and model in 2006. After discovering her burning passion for music, she decided to enroll herself in DJ school. She soon became a certified DJ and became dedicated to her new found career. She subsequently changed her name to Renza Moors. She draws her inner artist by channeling international DJs like Deadmau5, David Guetta, John Digweed, Sasha, Starkiller and local DJs like Remy Irwan, Bobby Suryadi, Tosse, Stereopigs, Naro. Renza always thumps an energetic bass line and drops some melodic sounds into her set.

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Renza Moors merupakan salah satu DJ yang sering tampil di berbagai klab di Jakarta maupun di kota besar lainnya. Hingga kini, aktivitasnya masih seputar lantai dansa dan wajahnya pun sering tampil di layar kaca, dalam acara stasiun tv lokal. Ingin menikmati penampilan Renza yang akan membius anda? Datang saja ke Millenium Executive Club dalam acara New Concept pada tanggal 15 Februari nanti. Renza Moors is one of the DJs that is often seen all over the big durian and other major cities. Her career is focused on the dance floor and local television. Wanna see Renza’s hypnotizing performance? Just come to Millenium Executive Club in the very new “New Concept” event on February 15.

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Gold Puma Soundslike Electronica

Hail From

Jakarta, Indonesia

Illigals | Friday 17 februari | 11 pm Has Been

Gold Puma adalah grup yang terdiri dari duo Dmust Akira dan Micko Haryo. Proyek duo dengan musik electronica ini, dibentuk tahun 2011 lalu, dan nama Gold Puma diambil dari ide bahwa mereka ingin terdengar seperti liar namun berkelas. Dmust Akira adalah seorang penulis lagu dan juga penyanyi yang pernah meluncurkan album ‘Beatboxx’ pada tahun 2007, mini album dengan grup Soul ID, dan Electron45 lewat lagu ‘Menggila’. Dmust Akira juga dikenal sebagai AAA atau Akira As Astronaughty, dan pernah beberapa kali dinominasikan sebagai Best Producer Of The Year dan meraih predikat Producer Of The Year versi Juice Magazine 2011. Nama satu lagi adalah Micko, DJ yang awalnya punya spesialisasi bermain lagu house, namun akhirnya jenis musiknya meluas hingga tech house, soulful, electro, techno dan nu disco. Micko pernah tampil bersama dengan nama besar DJ internasional seperti Basement Jaxx, Diplo, Naughty By Nature, M.A.N.D.Y, TIGA. Gold Puma was formed by Dmust Akira and Micko Haryo in 2011. They chose Gold Puma as their name because they thought it sounded wild but classy. Dmust Akira is a singer and songwriter who released the album ‘Beatboxx’ in 2007, a mini album with Soul ID and Electron45 with the song ‘Menggila’. Dmust Akira is also known as AAA or Akira As Astronaughty, He also won Producer of the Year from Juice Magazine in 2011. Micko, a DJ that previously played house music exclusively, has since expanded into tech house, soulful, electro, techno and nu disco. Micko has performed with many international DJs like Basement Jaxx, Diplo, Naughty By Nature, M.A.N.D.Y, and TIGA.

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Selain tampil di berbagai klab secara terpisah, kini mereka berdua sibuk mengangkat nama Gold Puma ke pentas dance music di Indonesia dan tentunya juga ingin tampil dalam pentas internasional. Salah satu caranya adalah, mereka sekarang lebih banyak membuat lagu dan mempromosikannya lewat website seperti di Sound Cloud. Saksikan penampilan mereka memainkan musik house, electro, mash up di Illigals Club. Besides their solo projects all over town, as a duo they’d like to plant the Gold Puma name in the Indonesian and international dance music scenes. One of the ways to get there is by promoting their songs through websites like Sound Cloud or playing live. Get out of the couch and watch and groove to their performance at llligals Club tonight.

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you me at six Soundslike

Brit Rock, Pop Punk

Hail From

Surrey, England, UK

Lapangan Parkir Selatan, Senayan | saturday 18 FEBRUARY | 8 pm Has Been

You Me At Six adalah band beraliran British rock yang dibentuk pada tahun 2004 dengan formasi awal adalah Josh (Vocal), Max (Rhythm Guitar), Chris Miller (Lead Guitar), Matt (Bass), Joe (Drums). Namun pada tahun 2007, posisi penggebuk drum digantikan oleh Dan Flint. Nama mereka meroket sejak debut albumnya yang berjudul Take Off Your Colours sukses di tahun 2008. Setelah itu, album kedua mereka berjudul Hold Me Down diluncurkan pada tahun 2010 dan terdapat single ‘Underdog’ yang mencapai tangga lagu di Inggris. Dengan kualitas yang mereka punya, masuk ke dalam nominasi sebagai ‘Best British Band’ versi Kerrang! Awards tiga tahun yaitu 2008, 2009 dan 2010. You Me At Six juga pernah berkolaborasi dengan artis rap Chiddy Bang di lagu berjudul ‘Rescue Me’. You Me At Six is a British rock band that was formed by Josh (Vocal), Max (Rhythm Guitar), Chris Miller (Lead Guitar), Matt (Bass), Joe (Drums)in 2004. They got their big break when their debut album Take Off Your Colours was released in 2008. After that, their second album Hold Me Down was released in 2010 and their single ‘Underdog’ successfully poked into the UK chart. With such great quality, they were nominated as ‘Best British Band’ for UK rock mag Kerrang! Awards for three years, 2008, 2009 and 2010. You Me At Six has also collaborated with Chiddy Bang in a song ‘Rescue Me’.

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Mereka mendapat penghargaan ‘Best British Band’ di tahun 2011. Belum lama berselang, band ini menyumbang hasil penjualan kausnya dalam sebuah lelang untuk sebuah yayasan kanker dan mereka baru saja menyatakan kepastian tampil dalam tur Amerika di awal tahun 2012. Setelahnya, band ini akan menjumpai penggemarnya di Indonesia. You Me At Six akan tampil di Jakarta pada tanggal 18 Februari, dan setelahnya, mereka tampil di Surabaya, Jogja dan Bali. They received an award as Krang!’s ‘Best British Band’ in 2011. Recently, they donated the profits of a t-shirt auction to a cancer foundation and they just confirmed their American tour early this year. After that, the band will meet their fans in Indonesia. You Me At Six will perform in Jakarta on February 18 and next on their tour list are Surabaya, Jogja and Bali.

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Described as the DJ’s DJ, John Digweed’s illustrious career spans three decades and numerous genres. The Beat gets you up to date with the superstar just as he graces our shores.


DJs as himself in a cameo role in the movie Groove, about an all-night rave in San Fran.

Wrote and performed the score for Hollywood film Stark Raving Mad.

Voted #29 in DJ Magazine’s Top DJ poll.


Breakthrough gig at the Rennaissance club after being discovered by industry heavyweight Sasha.


Releases the first of many mix compilations, Renassaince : The Mix Compilation, with Sasha.


Along with Sasha lands the first residency offered to a non-American at Twilo in New York, transforming it into one of the city’s most popular nightclubs.


Began hosting a weekly two-hour radio show on UK’s Kiss 100, which came to be known as Transitions. The hugely successful segment would run on-air until 2011 and continues to run online, reaching 45 countries and 14 million listeners.


Voted world’s top DJ by readers of DJ Magazine.

2002 2005

Invited to produce Fabric 20, which reaches #13 in the Billboard electronic charts.


Launches Transitions, a four volume series of mixes released every six months.


Reunites with Sasha for the sold-out Spring Club Tour of North America.


Single “For What You Dream Of” reaches #25 in the UK charts.

Starts DJing aged 15, making a name for himself in the genre of acid house.

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Vintage Fashionably Loud


emasuki awal tahun 2012, Vintage Fashionably Loud digelar di Dragonfly. Acara yang dihelat setiap dua bulan dengan konsep kombinasi antara musik dan fashion ini, kemarin menampilkan koleksi terbaru dari para perancang busana seperti Danny Satriadi, Roberto Tandrik dan Budi Setiawan. Usai sesi fashion show, acara berlanjut dengan iringan music yang dimainkan oleh DJ Aay.

Entering 2012, an event called Vintage Fashionably Loud was held at Dragonfly. This time, the bimonthly event that has a combined concept of music and fashion, presented the latest collection from designers Danny Satriadi, Roberto Tandrik and Budi Setiawan. After the fashion show, the event was moved forward by DJ Aay who played some music that got the crowd right into it.

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Thursday 19 Jan

Katy Perry The California Dreams Tour


Katy Perry performed in front of thousands of her fans in her concert tour ‘The California Dreams’ which was held at Sentul International Convention Center (SICC). The concert had a Wonderland stage theme and Katy sang all of her hit songs including Last Friday Night, Teenage Dream, I Kissed A Girl, The One That Got Away, Fireworks, California Girls and many more. The crowd was just about as excited as a crowd can be for this pop diva’s show.

aty Perry tampil di hadapan para pemujanya dalam tur konsernya ‘The California Dreams’ yang dihelat di Sentul International Convention Center (SICC). Dalam konser yang dihebohkan oleh tata panggung dengan konsep Wonderland ini, Katy membawakan sejumlah hitsnya seperti Last Friday Night, Teenage Dream, I Kissed A Girl, The One That Got Away, Fireworks dan tidak ketinggalan California Girls sebagai penutup. Seluruh penonton sangat puas bisa menyaksikan penampilan Katy yang sudah ditunggu sejak lama. Fantastis!

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Thursday 19 Jan

Oriental Silhouette


alam rangka memeriahkan perayaan tahun baru Cina, Red Square mengadakan acara di hari Kamis malam. Tema Imlek yang dituangkan dalam acara ini sangat kental, dekorasi lampion dan tema warna merah di seluruh bagian ruangan. Begitu pula dengan penampilan Barongsai, Chinese Dragon Dance dan Chinese New Year Fashion Show hasil rancangan dari desainer Tutus Kurniati. Sementara para resident DJ Ruffie, Reza Bukan dan Ricky Chattaway terus memainkan lagu hingga acara usai. Gong Xi Fa Chai! To celebrate Chinese New Year, Red Square decided to get, well, you know, all Chinesey. Chinese decorations like red lanterns were seen all over the place and people were entertained by a Barongsai, Chinese dragon dance and a Chinese New Year fashion show from Tutus Kurniati. Resident DJs Ruffie, Reza Bukan and Ricky Chattaway also kept spinning music until way late. Gong Xi Fa Chai!

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etelah sukses dengan tur di tahun 2009 dan 2011, Rumus kembali melangsungkan tur ke beberapa klab di pulau Jawa. Dengan tema ‘The Champion’ yang diangkat pada tur kali ini, tempat perhelatan pertama adalah X2. Malam itu di X2, yang tampil di atas dek adalah para jawara yaitu DJ Pucuy, Nadisa, Gung Didit, Doday ditambah dengan I Bnu. Tur ini akan berlanjut ke kota Bandung, Purwokerto, Malang, Kediri, Surabaya dan Bali.


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The Champions

After success with their tours in the year 2009 and 2011, Rumus held another tour to some clubs around Indonesia. Under a theme ‘The Champion’, the first venue for this series is X2. DJs that performed at X2 that night were Pucuy, Nadisa, Gung Didit, Doday and I Bnu. This tour will continue to the other cities like Bandung, Purwokerto, Malang, Kediri, Surabaya and Bali.

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LUV’s Bar & Dine Saturday 21 Jan

Best Mates


UV’s tidak mau ketinggalan untuk ikut meramaikan tahun baru Imlek dengan menggelar acara berjudul Best Mates. Warna merah sesuai tema menjadi warna dominasi di dalam klab. DJ Flow, Dimasetya, Dave, X, dan juga MC D bergantian tampil di atas dek DJ dengan memainkan musik house, electro, progressive, dutch. Puncak acaranya adalah Red Fashion Show dengan menampilkan koleksi dari Audhitz yang diperagakan oleh LV C&C Models. Gong Xi Fa Chai!

LUV’s celebrated Chinese New Year by holding an event called Best Mates. The color red was the theme for the night and was dominating the club. DJ Flow, Dimasetya, Dave, X, and MC D, played house, electro, progressive, dutch on the DJ deck. The main show for that night was the Red Fashion Show that presented a collection from Audhitz and modeled by LV C&C Models. Gong Xi Fa Chai!

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Sunday 22 Jan

Red Fan


The long holiday due to the Chinese New Year has seen many places explode with tons of events and Immigrant was by no means going to be left out of the action. The DJs for that particular night were DJ Slide, Roxanne, and Gerry and they played all kinds of music, from hip hop, RnB, jazz, nu soul, plus MC Razi hosted the event. Gong Xi Fa Chai... Not bad for a Sunday night.

ibur panjang karena perayaan Tahun baru Imlek, membuat banyak tempat menggelar acara, dan salah satunya adalah Immigrant. Para DJ yang tampil menemani pengunjung yang lumayan ramai mendatangi Immigrant, adalah DJ Slide, Roxanne, Gerry yang memainkan beragam dance music, dari mulai hip hop, RnB, maupun jazzy, nu Soul plus dukungan MC Razi yang mengawal acara. Gong Xi Fa Chai!

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Sunday 22 Jan

Cocktail Launch Party


’corner mengemas acara peluncuran minuman cocktail dengan satu konsep yang menarik. Malam itu, ada tiga selebriti ibu kota yang terdiri dari Gading Marten, Mario Lawalata dan Roy Ricardo yang akan memperkenalkan 10 jenis cocktail terbaru dari E’Corner. Bukan hanya itu saja, mereka bahkan diwajibkan untuk menjual minuman tersebut kepada para tamu. Selama berlangsungnya acara seru tersebut, DJ Twist dan Akira memainkan musik house untuk mengawal kompetisi antar selebriti yang akhirnya dimenangkan oleh Roy Ricardo. E’corner held a launching party for their new cocktails. On the night there were three super celebrities on hand, Gading Marten, Mario Lawalata and Roy Ricardo who helped by having a competition behind the bar in selling drinks to the guests. DJ Twist and Akira kept up the vibe playing some house and in the end Roy Ricardo won the competition for selling the most drinks.

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millenium executive club Monday 23 Jan


rogram I Love Monday yang selalu digelar oleh Millenium setiap hari Senin, kembali menghadirkan DJ berkualitas. Hari Senin tanggal 23 Januari lalu, giliran salah satu DJ terbaik Indonesia yang tampil, yaitu DJ Romy. Setelah dibuka oleh resident DJ Millenium, Romy sang pemilik dari 1945 Music Factory itu pun langsung mengisi dek DJ dan mulai menggulirkan musiknya. Malam itu, musik yang diatur dalam satu setnya Romy, terbilang cukup kencang. Dengan campuran genre techno, tribal, progressive yang terus dimainkan selama dua jam, Romy berhasil mengangkat suasana menjadi lebih dalam. Keren!

Monday normally sucks but at least you can go to the ‘I Love Monday’ parties at Millenium. They always present quality DJs and on January 23, DJ Romy, one of the best known Indonesian DJs performed. The resident DJ’s kicked off the night with Romy reaching for the decks around midnight. Romy, who is the head honcho of 1945 Music Factory played his tunes, from techno, tribal until progressive for around two hours. He created the perfect sonic atmosphere that night. Very Cool!

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Saturday 28 Jan

In Space with Wezz Devall


lligals Club kembali menampilkan DJ internasional dalam acara ‘In Space’. Kali ini, Wezz Devall, seorang bintang asal Belanda yang dipanggil ke dalam dek DJ di Illigals. Setelah DJ Roni Joni tampil sebagai pembuka, Wezz Devall langsung memainkan electro, tech di awal set, dan ruangan pun diramaikan oleh para pengunjung yang semakin merapat ke bagian depan tanpa lupa memotret sang DJ. DJ yang sebelum bersolo karir sempat membentuk duo Wezz & Fischer ini, semakin menuju ke tengah set, mulai banyak memainkan progressive dan trance yang merupakan dasar musik yang paling disukainya. Pengunjung yang dari awal masih banyak berdiam pun, semakin lama semakin terbius dengan musiknya. Keren! Illigals Club presented another international DJ in their ‘In Space’ event last week. This time it was Wezz Devall, who came all the way from Holland and lit up the decks and the floor at Illigals. After DJ Roni Joni, Wezz Devall started the show with some electro and tech tunes, the crowd filled the floor straightaway, with some of them trying to take his picture. The DJ who was previously half of the duo Wezz & Fischer later played some progressive and trance tracks that he is most noted for. People at the venue were really hypnotized by his music. Very Cool!

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Sunday 29 Jan

TBJ Lex Sunset Party and BBQ No5


engan latar belakang acara final Australia Open terlama yang pernah dimainkan, the Beat Jakarta Lex Sunset BBQ mengesampingkan udara yang lembab dan membuat hari minggu sore dan malam menjadi menyenangkan. Chef Daniel mengambil alih tugas memanggang kali ini dan membuat beraneka ragam hidangan daging BBQ dan salad untuk para tamu yang datang. Pertandingan tennis yang seru, makanan yang enak dan obrolan yang menyenangkan membuat malam itu terasa sangat berkesan.

With the backdrop of the longest Australian Open final ever played, the Beat Jakarta Lex Sunset BBQ defied the drizzly weather and pumped out an enjoyable Sunday afternoon and evening of good food and times. Chef Daniel took over the grill duties this time around and knocked up a fine selection of BBQ meats and salads for the crowd on hand. It was a memorable evening of great food, chat and tennis.

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Jim Reed

Which side of the digital divide are you?


re you relieved or alarmed if denied access to Facebook? It probably depends on whether you’re under or over 45

Sleeping lightly, you’re unexpectedly awoken by some noise at 3.30am. What’s the first thing you do? If you turn on the light, glance at the bedside clock, turn off the light and try and get back to sleep, you’re probably over 45. If you turn to your smartphone (which you haven’t switched off for the night) to check your Facebook or e-mail account or if anything has arrived on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), the chances are you’re under 45. These assertions are not the result of months of scientific research or detailed survey work but, rather, straightforward observation of behaviour, plus anecdotal evidence. What’s more, there are many under-45s with views more similar to their older counterparts and vice versa, so the digital divide is not as sharp as it might seem. Many of the younger generation, who were not even born at a time before the internet existed, find it hard to understand how anyone could possibly survive without Facebook and BBM access on a 24/7 basis. If, for any reason, they are unable to maintain contact via these two platforms for any length of time, they can become panicky, insecure, feel isolated and worry about what people may be saying behind their back.

When together as a group of friends in a cafe, for example, they will sit in silence, each communicating individually with other, absent

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friends on BBM. Before they disperse, they will also each have to take a group photo, which can then be uploaded to Facebook so their friends in cyberspace can keep track of what they’ve been doing. On the other hand, those from the older generation, who were perfectly happy to rely on the old-fashioned telephone or – amazing! – face-to-face contact for keeping in touch before the advent of the internet – and still do – take a dim view of the preoccupation with Facebook. It seems to take up so much time for its users to keep abreast of each other. The over-45s are not luddites, though, for most, if not all, use e-mail extensively at work and home and communicate routinely via text messaging. They may even be aware that a tweet is not just the sound made by a caged bird, and might even tweet occasionally themselves ... The reality is that the internet has become an indispensible communications medium for all of us. Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last 20 years the chances are you are already well connected, digitally, one way or another. What ultimately determines the side of the digital divide you occupy is the extent to which you embrace the world of cyberspace and how much of your life it dominates. How many of those you would identify as a “friend” are virtual or real?

Would you be happy to sit with them in a cafe sipping real coffee, face to face? (Jim Read)

Arian is in the middle of finishing the recordings for an upcoming new album by Seringai. He is also preparing for Lawless Jakarta, Rock n’ Roll Motorcyclothes store in Kemang, drawing skulls forever, making sounds for #SaveOrangutans, and very busy making money due to the international concerts he wants to see both in Indonesia and Singapore.

Photo by Adi Adriandi

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What music are you into at the moment?

What are your all-time favorite albums? Why?


Let me see... these past weeks they are:

Too many! I’ll pick the underrated one, though: Roky Erickson & The Aliens’ I Think Of Demons. Erickson is a brilliant songwriter and lyricist. Before there was The Misfits, he already wrote songs about demons, zombies, ghouls and evil aliens. What was the worst record you ever purchased? Can’t remember. Today, I always download albums before I get them in vinyl version if I like it. It’s good to save your money. FYI, I am an avid record buyer. Downloading is a good way to test some music before letting go of your hard earned cash. Haha!

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The Devil’s Blood’s The Thousandfold Epicentre This second album from them is great, although not as great as their first mini album. Evil never sounded this good. If you like the new wave British heavy metal sound or just heavy rock, I think this is for you. Ken MODE’s Mennonite Anyone into noise rock will love this. Midnight’s Satanic Royalty This is when Venom and Motorhead have a bastard son. Good production too, this one. Thou’s The Archer & The Owle They kept releasing good stuff if you are into heavy, sludge metal. Toxic Holocaust’s Conjure and Command Metalpunks at its best. What was the first record you bought—any interesting story behind it? I don’t really remember, but when I was about eight years old I asked my father to buy me a cassette tape of the band with that surf feel which my dad usually played on his record player. He bought me The Beach Boys on tape. It was the era of bootlegs in Indonesia, so it was ‘The Very Best of’ album. I think I went to the records store by myself when I was around 10 years old, bought some new wave compilations on cassette tapes. I remember earning money from drawing Japanese robot characters and selling the drawings to my friends. My first CD is also the first CD that I bought, is an album by Faith No More, The Real Thing. At this time I don’t have a CD player, but the format at the time was amazing. Looks futuristic, haha! I think I was 15 years old. There’s this new record store in the north of Bandung where I use to go with my family when I spotted that they started to have CDs. Only two albums, though, Faith No More and Soundgarden’s Louder Than Love. I already had Faith No More’s album on cassette tape, but was mesmerized by the CD look.

Who do you want to be, other than yourself, next time you reincarnate? Myself. With better planning. Ha! What book are you reading now and what’s the score (1-10)? Borrow or buy? Most books I buy are art/design books, so it’s not really reading… But I just finished State Of Authority: The State In Society In Indonesia by Gerry Van Klinken and Joshua Barker. Scary insights about this country, basically about the history of local Indonesia gangs, mafia, military and the government. Buy this. What new movie should people see? Why? Definitely Prometheus out in July 2012. Ridley Scott is directing it and working again with artist H.R. Giger. I’m a huge Alien movie fan and also am a fan of stories about ancient aliens, so I’m really excited to see it soon. What album do you choose to start your weekend? Depends on the mood, but usually a dose of heavy metal albums is great to boost the mood. This week I blasted The Devil’s Blood’s whole catalogue! The result is I finished two huge drawings, got tattooed, and kicked a motorcycle that sounded his horn because I was getting in his way—while I was walking on the sidewalk! I called that motorcyclist, a ‘motoretarded’. Eat that, a--hole. Hahahaha! And the album you choose to end your weekend? Same answer as above. Maybe blasting some traditional doom metal sounds are good to inspire me to kick some more ‘motoretardeds’!

Junius Reports’ From The Threshold Of Death A 2011 release but I just found them early this year. Mix Hum, Mogwai, Deftones and Mew together, and I think you will get Junius.

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Into the Woods


Jakarta Players Jakarta Players is a non-profit community theatre organization, where memberships are open to anyone interested in theatre, without any previous theatre experience needed. Members, which consist of Indonesians and expatriates, are not only involved in the talent department, but also in directing, costume, lighting, makeup, ticket sales, and other backstage and stage work. Members of Jakarta Players are not only signing up for experience in theatres, but also to learn new skills in production.

Jakarta Players are dedicated to provide highquality English language entertainment for all theatre-loving people. The proceeds from the plays will be donated to local Indonesian charities, mostly child-based charities. They put four to five plays in Jakarta every year and this time Sondheim’s notable and classic work will be the first play for Jakarta Players to start off 2012. This time around they are going to hold their own interpretation of the musical ‘Into the Woods’. ‘Into the Woods’ is a musical which originally debuted in 1986 in San Diego, with music and lyrics by Academy Award winner Stephen Sondheim (his other scores include Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, and Assassins) and story by James Lapine. The original ‘Into the Woods’ musical won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical. The story is a mashed-up plot of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, and the characters are taken from the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella. It tells the story of a baker and his wife trying to start a family, most likely taken from the Rapunzel tale by the Brothers Grimm along with some other popular fairy tale references. (Dini Siregar)

INTO THE WOODS by Jakarta Players, on February 17th, 18th, and 19th 2012 At the Music Republicain Jalan R.S. Fatmawati No. 8, Pondok Labu, South Jakarta Tickets: Rp. 150.000 for adults Rp. 75.000 for students Info & Reservations: 0817 147 371 / 021 7511 374

Rumah Tanah Baru is owned by F. Widayanto, a ceramic artist who graduated from the Ceramic Section of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, ITB (Institut Teknologi Bandung). He joined two of his colleagues to produce commercial stoneware until setting up his own studio in 1991 in Tapos where he began to hold solo exhibitions of ceramic sculptures. Other than the shop that sells Widayanto’s products of ceramics for gift and accessories, dinnerware, interior, and bathroom, there’s a small restaurant and an estate tour for

visitors to gain knowledge and learn about the process of making ceramics. The selection of clay, how ceramics are made, and how it is processed in the oven is explained to visitors from the start to the very end. The first activity package is the Culinary Package, where visitors can join the tour and indulge in the five Indonesian dishes the estate provides at its restaurant. Visitors of Rumah Tanah Baru can also try to make their own ceramic creations with a lump of clay that the workshop provides which is included in the Fun With Clay Package. The estate can accommodate up to 200 visitors working with the clay. Even children can participate and enjoy their own ceramic creations. Plan your weekend, book your family members, and take them here to pamper their eyes and ruin their nails with the exotic Rumah Tanah Baru and the pretty natural surroundings. (Dini Siregar)

Culinary Package Rp. 160.000/person Fun with Clay Package for adults Rp. 225.000/person for children (up to 10 y.o.) Rp. 125.000/person Rumah Tanah Baru Jalan Curug Agung No. 1, Tanah Baru Beji-Depok For more information call: Ph. (021) 775 7685 / 775 7686 / 906 99066


n the outskirts of Jakarta, at Depok to be precise, there’s a small ceramics shop and factory in the form of a beautiful ethnic house. It’s called Rumah Tanah Baru, which means ‘new earth house’ in English. The sanctuary is built on a 13,000 square meter piece of land that is full of trees, surrounded by beautiful nature, and is dyed with the warm tones of brick, natural stones and wood.


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Women in the Digital Era Women Wired Weekend is an event about the Indonesian woman’s place in the digital era, not only as consumers, but also as powerful stakeholders in the industry. The aim is to inspire women on how they can enrich their lives with the smart use of the internet, as well as giving brands/marketers a better insight on women’s behavior in cyberspace and how to reach them more effectively.


ore and more marketers are now paying special attention to the female audience. And why not? Women nowadays are known to be the main decision makers in their household and they are proven to be very influential when it comes to getting people to purchase products. It’s actually the same case in the online world as well. Women engage in a lot of e-commerce activities through forums, online shops, and social media. They purchase stuff from fashion to make up and airplane tickets to food. But they are not merely consumers; many of them are producers as well. Eventually, this is exactly what the industry needs in order to develop the foundation of growth. To further explore women’s roles in the digital world, Female Daily Network, one of Indonesia’s biggest female online communities, together with Kibar Kreasi and fX Lifestyle X’nter will hold Women Wired Weekend – A Gateway to Connect and Collaborate, on February 25 and 26.

For two days, there will be conferences, a bazaar, and gatherings. The conference will be conducted twice, from 10am to 5pm each day, and the bazaar will be conducted all day for both days. The conference will bring in experts from different fields that represent different aspects of women’s lives: family, education, career, finance, technology and fashion to give talks on various female-related topics. Some names that have been confirmed include Erika Oktora, Team Leader of Google AdWords Southeast Asia, Aileen Apolo, Program Manager for Outreach at Google Southeast Asia, Ligwina Hananto, Financial Planner, CEO of QM Financial, Najelaa Shihab, Co-Founder of Sekolah Cikal and Betti Alisjahbana, Founder, CEO of Quantum Business International. The bazaar, called Market Plaza Day, will be held during the two days of Women Wired Weekend. Here, unique, well-curated items from clothes, accessories, bags, shoes, skincare, makeup and kids’ products can be found. For more information, please visit

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The Roots Undun

Wonderful Wow Worthy Worthless Worm Fodder


ndun is The Roots’ latest project, and it is a concept album. It tells the tale of a man, Redford Stevens, dying in reverse, rewinding from the moment he became a statistic and hitting the points in his life where he’s at his most self-aware. Redford Stevens, a fictional young adult who is plagued by crime and tragedy growing up in a dangerous and hopeless environment that, in turn, represents our society today. All in reverse narrative. Even if you are a seasoned Roots veteran, Undun will challenge you, or any listener. Every line is a clue, every song is a story; each are all pieces to the young Stevens’ tragic life.

Lyrics are of the highest caliber on this album, and from the somber “The Otherside” (“Playing with the fire/ That burned my boy”), to the forceful “Stomp” (“The wheels spin/ I’m looking for a sacrificial lamb”), and the selfreflective “I Remember” (“I’m looking back/ And y’all look the same/ Troy, Mark, and little/ What’s-his-name”), every line has a purpose. Everything is done for a reason on a Roots album. To avoid spoiling it completely, I will not dig into each and every song and analyze. Every track has its own message and paints its own picture to the story of Redford Stevens – all open to interpretation. That’s what makes Undun so fascinating. It’s like a badass jigsaw puzzle. What a line and a song can represent and how it can differ from opinion to opinion. Above all, it’s all about how it sounds, and that’s the other half of the fun. The Roots have never made a bad album, and this isn’t the first. Being Jimmy Fallon’s house band has been glorified practice for the group, and the instrumentation is sharper than ever here. It’s going to take some time, dedication, and lyric looking-up to fully understand the album. The more you listen, the more you love. The last four songs (“Redford” to “Finality”) are all instrumental, each shorter than two minutes, surely pushing Hip-Hop fans to the edge. The album is melancholy and at times perplexing, and the concept does limit The Roots from being the lively, jam session band we love. But this may be the most intimate project The Roots have ever made. And that’s saying something. This isn’t the Roots’ most accessible album, and it’s certainly their most downbeat, but it comes from a place that isn’t always easy to dwell. [DJ Squared]

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Lucy In The Sky where

Fairgrounds, SCBD Lot 14. Jenderal Sudirman Kav 52 – 53 Jakarta Selatan


3.30pm – 1am Weekday


100 seat 300 standing


Mocktails (40k) Persian (Green Spinach & Mint) Silkroad (Peach & Strawberry)Kushberry Hill (Blueberry, Lime, Vanilla Cream)Cocktails (95k) Ginsberg (Vodka & Caramel Espresso Martini) Bihar Fever Grass Lamalus (Mint & Apple Vodka)


Main Course Pork Champagne (85k), Ballad O’Oxtail (75k), Nasi Jeruk (55k) Desserts Humming Bird (50k), Lucy Cake (50k)


Free Wi-Fi


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3.30pm – 2am Weekend

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Lucy In The Sky is the latest hang out spot that has a guerilla garden concept with a touch of vintage, retro, and recycled elements. Located in the upper part of the Fairgrounds area, this place has a great view. Even though its mostly an open air space, they also have a glass room for inclement weather. The plant’s function provides a healthier environment and the ingredients for the food.

No Love Tunes on This Valentine’s By Erza S.T.


think it is just natural to expect some “love” inspired music in this Valentine’s month of February. However, this 2012 Valentine’s Day seems rather different than previous years. Forget the love tunes and instead focus your musical vision onto the dramatic world of opera, religious sacred songs and chamber melodies. Aula Simfonia Jakarta is back with their latest concert production and unlike before, this production is rather small in scale. Still within the “religious” ambiance due to it’s character, Aula Simfonia Jakarta is back this month presenting you a vocal recital of “Opera and Sacred Songs Duet”, featuring Malaysia’s famous soprano: Cecilia Yap and Singapore renowned mezzo-soprano: Anna Koor Chooi Choo. We know little about the concert program, but understanding each singer’s characteristics, I am quite sure that we shall see great selections from composers such as Bellini, Puccini, Catalani, Bizet for the opera program to Handel, Mozart and Bach for sacred song program. The soprano, Cecilia Yap, is one of Malaysia’s best sopranos. Graduating from Santa Cecilia Conservatorio in Rome, Italy, Cecilia has won international awards during her time in Europe. Her critically acclaimed performances have given her a main role in operas such as Carmen (as Micaela) and Turrandot (as Liu). She is noted mostly for her dramatic flair and refined vocal expression. Like Cecilia, the Singaporean mezzo-soprano Anna Koor Chooi Choo is also an established singer. This lyrical-dramatic singer is known for her rich and mellow timbre. Around the Southeast Asian region, Anna is recognized for her sacred song repertories from Bach to the Rossini eras.

It is quite unusual to combine opera and sacred music in one program. Though it is not a popular combination, there were some attempts, including Anton Rubinstein’s Christus opera that is often classified as a ‘sacred opera’. Who knows if Cecilia and Anna will perform one of the arias from this opera? That would be a fun surprise for sure. On a lighter note, we are also going to have a chamber concert that is organized by the Jakarta Conservatory of Music, featuring some of our great musicians including Iswargia R. Sudarno (piano), Yasintha Pattiasina (violin), Ali Hanapiyah (violin), Sulistyorini (cello) and Danang Dirhamsyah (piano). Back to its history, chamber music is a form of classical music for a small group of instruments. The word “chamber” indicates that the music can be performed in a small room or a private salon with an intimate ambiance. It can be performed in a residence between friends and family or even in a palace court. Today, chamber music performances have migrated from home to the concert hall, but every now and then we can still find chamber music performed in someone’s residence. This coming chamber concert chose the Erasmus Huis auditorium that is actually perfect for this kind of music. Together, they will perform some great compositions from Beethoven, Grieg and Schubert. Though love tunes are missing from the concert program this year, this does not mean you cannot show your love. Why don’t you take your loved ones to see one of these concerts above followed by a romantic dinner for two.

Opera & Sacred Songs Duet 19 February 2012 starting from 17.00 onwards Aula Simfonia Jakarta For more information: +6221-6586 7808 or +628777 100 2009 Konser Musik Kamar 8 February 2012 starting from 19.30 onwards Erasmus Huis Auditorium For more information: +6221 769 0470 or +6221991 61338

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Aperitivo introduces their new menu with additional discounts and attractive packages. They have added their main course menu with beef, lamb and pork. This promo is valid until February 28 and there New Menu at is a 30% discount for those Aperitivo three new courses.There are a few different kinds of courses that you can choose like Fileto di Merluzzo Cilena ala Siciliana, Petto d’anatra alie spezie (Duck Breast with Spices), Constata Di Manzo (US T-Bone Steak), Castolette Di Maiale (Pork Ribs) and also Castolette D’Agnell (Marinated Lamb Rack). There is also a package called ‘Dinner For 2’ for the price of 550k++, including an appetizer, main course, dessert and one bottle of select wine. Aperitivo memperkenalkan menu baru dengan tambahan potongan harga dan paket yang menarik. Kini daftar hidangan utama dalam menu di Aperitivo, bertambah jenisnya, yaitu Beef, Lamb & Pork. Promo yang berlaku hingga 28 Februari 2012, juga menawarkan diskon sebanyak 30 % untuk ketiga jenis hidangan baru tersebut. Pilihan beragam dari mulai Fish Menu seperti Fileto di Merluzzo Cilena ala Siciliana, Petto d’anatra alie spezie (Duck Breast with Spices), Constata Di Manzo (US T-Bone Steak), Castolette Di Maiale (Pork Ribs) dan juga Castolette D’Agnell (Marinated Lamb Rack). Sedangkan paket menarik yang ditawarkan adalah ‘Dinner For 2’ dengan harga 550k++, termasuk Appetizer, Main Course, Dessert dan satu botol Wine pilihan. Aperitivo.Atrium Mulia Ground Floor (Telkomsel Building). Jl. HR Rasuna Said kav 10-11, Kuningan. Rsvp 021 5289 2304.

C’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant at Grand Hyatt Jakarta showcases Norwegian Diver Scallops from February 6 to 10 by the restaurant’s own Norwegian Executive Sous Chef, Christer Foldnes. A number of appetizers and Norwegian main courses Diver Scallops have been crafted by Chef Christer who originally comes from Bergen. Scallop Carpacchio, Pan Seared Scallops, Charcoal Grilled Scallops and Chilled Scallop-Jelly Fish Salad are the great starters. Seafood Risotto, Grilled Wagyu Tenderloin with Charcoal Grilled Scallops and Truffle Potatoes; and Baked Salmon-Scallop Papillote are the irresistible main courses offered. C’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant yang terletak di Grand Hyatt Jakarta mempersembahkan Norwegian Diver Scallops yang dibuat oleh Executive Sous Chef restoran tersebut yang berasal dari Norwegia, Chef Christer Foldnes, dari tanggal 6 sampai 10 Februari 2012. Sejumlah hidangan pembuka dan utama telah disiapkan oleh Chef Christer yang berasal dari kota Bergen. Scallop Carpacchio, Pan Seared Scallops, Charcoal Grilled Scallops dan Chilled Scallop-Jelly Fish Salad adalah hidangan pembuka yang baik. Seafood Risotto, Grilled Wagyu Tenderloin dengan Charcoal Grilled Scallops dan Truffle Potatoes; serta Baked Salmon-Scallop Papillote adalah hidangan utama yang menarik. C’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant at 021 2992 1234, 5020 1234 ext. 8-3400.


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Potato Head presents their monthly promo that is valid until the end of February. There is Fine Lobster Bisque (80k) that is served with basil leaves and mixed mushrooms. Another choice of lobster, Potato Lobster Thermidor & Risotto Head (275k), which is a cooked lobster with cream sauce and extra cheese, served with risotto and baked asparagus is also included in the promo. There is also one light item called Coconut Savarin (60k) and to accompany that item there is PH Sling (95k), a different flavored Singapore Sling that is mixed with orange liqueur and homemade ginger beer.

Potato Head mempersembahkan promo bulanan yang berlaku sejak bulan Januari hingga Februari 2012. Pilihan menunya ada Fine Lobster Bisque (80k), yang disajikan dengan daun basil dan campuran jamur. Masih dari pilihan lobster, ada Lobster Thermidor & Risotto (275k), yaitu lobster matang dengan campuran saus krim dan diberi tambahan keju, disajikan bersama risotto dan asparagus panggang. Satu menu ringan yaitu Coconut Savarin (60k) dan tidak ketinggalan untuk menemani hidangan tersebut adalah PH Sling (95k), cocktail yang merupakan rasa terbaru dari Singapore Sling, yang dicampur dengan Orange Liqueur dan homemade Ginger Beer. Potato Head. Pacific Place G 51 A. Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav 52-53. Rsvp 021 5797 3322.

Restoran Qi adalah tempat yang tepat untuk merayakan Valentine’s Day bersama pasangan anda. Nikmatilah set hidangan Japanese-French fusion yang pastinya menggugah selera, diiringi dengan musik akustik. Semuanya akan membuat malam itu menjadi malam yang tak akan terlupakan. Hari Selasa, 14 Februari 2012, Qi telah menyiapkan Valentine’s Menu seharga IDR 500K++/couple. Atau manjakan diri anda dan pasangan dengan Special Love Package: IDR 1,000K++ untuk Valentine’s Menu + 1 botol Sparkling Wine, atau IDR 2,500K++ untuk Valentine’s Menu + 1 botol Champagne “Moet et Chandon Brut”. Rayakan cinta anda di Qi! Untuk info dan reservasi, hubungi (021) 572 7239 atau e-mail ke Qi Dining-Lounge-Bar Lagoon Tower Exclusive Entrance (Next to The Sultan Hotel Complex), Jl. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta 10002. In Front of Parkir Timur Senayan Jakarta.

Qi is a perfect place to celebrate the day of love with its romantic ambience, a set of the freshest Japanese-French fusion dishes, and great live acoustic entertainment. Make it an unforgettable A Delightful evening and celebrate Valentine’s Valentine’s Day at Qi with the Dinner at Qi love of your life. On Tuesday, February 14, from 6 – 10pm, you can enjoy Qi’s Valentine’s Menu for 500K++/couple. Or you can indulge yourself and your date with the Special Love Package: 1,000K++ for Valentine’s Menu and a bottle of sparkling wine, or 2,500K++ for Valentine’s Menu and a bottle of “Moet et Chandon Brut” champagne. Celebrate your love at Qi! For more info and reservation, please contact: (021) 572 7239 or email to

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Cilandak Town Square (Citos) 1st floor, Unit 128 & 130, Jl. TB Simatupang Kav. 17, Jakarta Ph: (021) 765 6938


Fingers Crispy Chicken is a Singapore based eatery with a specialty in chicken wings. Their flagship store in ION Orchard has become quite the address for tasty crispy chicken wings in the lion city. Before coming to Indonesia, they opened more outlets in the Philippines and India.

Welcome to a place for wings and things that could become the next big hit in Jakarta.

The first 4 Fingers store in Jakarta was opened at Epicentrum Rasuna Kuningan in March of last year. We recently visited their latest outlet at Cilandak Town Square (Citos), opened on December 18, 2011. The place has a certain cozy character, with a hint of a New York City subway station about it.

This might be an oxymoron, but in this case, its certainly true. A youthful feel is presented by the graffiti paintings adorning the walls. Speaking of youths, we heard that it is not uncommon to see a group of school children in the restaurant devouring a huge number of chicken wings. Sometimes more than a hundred of them in one sitting! There are many variations of chicken dishes on the menu at 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken. You can order a la carte, but I suggest you go for the value meals instead. All the dishes include French fries and a small soda and all the prices we mention here are the prices of value meals. One of the few non-chicken dishes is a very nice starter, the Tofu Salad (50k); pieces of crisp romaine lettuce, tofu, and mushroom, and doused with a special sesame oil and soy garlic dressing. Yummy! Delicious, and healthy, too. Now, about the renowned 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken value meals; you can have a choice of wings or drummettes, or a mix of both. The chickens are hand brushed with a choice of special Korean-style Soy Garlic or Spicy sauce. Both are equally full of flavors. The prices are Rp. 44,545 for 6 pieces, Rp. 85,455 for 12 pieces, and Rp. 124,455 for 18 pieces. We also tried the Katsu Chicken Sandwich Value Meal (Rp. 51,818 for a set of two).They look a bit

like Mexican tacos, but the taco shell is replaced by a mantou or Chinese bun. Inside, they are filled with romaine lettuce and chopped chicken, and drenched in special mix sauce of Kimchi and mayonnaise. And we have an interesting mix of the East and West here! Up next, the Chicken Wrap (Rp. 51,818); Tortilla wrap filled with chopped chicken, romaine lettuce, tomato, mozzarella cheese, with a flavorsome curry mayonnaise sauce, and served with salsa on the side. This was definitely our favorite pick of the day! Highly recommended. Another noteworthy dish at 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken is the Chicken Chop (Rp. 51,818). It is just a simple combo deep fried chicken breast with fries, but it brought a big smile to our faces. By the way, the fries here are seasoned with a special mix of chili and seaweed flakes. This special seasoning seems to take the fries up another level. If you feel like having rice instead of fries, go for the Chicken Rice Box with Kimchi (Rp. 40,909), Tofu Rice Box with Kimchi (Rp. 43,636), or the Seafood Rice Box with Kimchi (Rp. 51,818). All are deliciously satisfying. All in all, 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken is a great place for family and friends to enjoy a new way of having chicken. (Budi Iskandar)

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a new player in town set to add a certain gusto to Jakarta’s dining scene. Welcome to Circo Bistro!


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Make sure you have room for dessert, for the home made Chocolate Cointreau Mousse (35k) is to die for! The expert mixologists behind the bar at Circo Bistro have also whipped up a drink menu with many of the classic libations, as well as a few modern creations. They use the best seasonal ingredients and liquor available, all to encourage a festive lounge atmosphere for the after work office crowd and local residents alike. Our pick of the lot are the Black Ship (70k): Vodka, triple sec, blackberry jam, with pieces of dragon fruit, and the Lemon Banci (65k): Vodka, lemon, lemon skin, and simple syrup. Perfect for business lunch or even a date, Circo Bistro is a great addition to Jakarta’s culinary choices and we can already see diners jump at the opportunity to experience the restaurant’s tantalizing dishes and drinks time and time again. (Budi Iskandar)

Circo Bistro Jl. Gunawarman No. 30, Jakarta Ph: (021) 739 5705 Opens: 11 am – 11 pm Twitter: @circobistro


he capital city has its fair share of new dining places, but we recently visited a newly opened restaurant ready for the big time. Circo Bistro is situated on leafy Jalan Gunawarman, on the top floor of a small but stylish commercial building. The location is not too far from Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD) and Blok M, which makes it an ideal place to wine and dine in Southern Jakarta. The interior of the dining area features a contemporary palette of black, white, and a hint of gold; while the lounge-y area at the back of the restaurant has a retro chic feel. It’s ideal for a cool drink with friends. Pay attention to the cute bottle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar on your table! Circo Bistro specializes in Italian fare, but some Asian dishes are also available, this is Jakarta, after all. The menu has a broad range of made to order pastas, pizzas, as well as signature main courses. We began with the Mushroom and Ricotta cheese (37k) appetizer. This dish looks like a work of art; the blend of mushroom and cheese is put on top of a couple of small fluffy, airy pastries. Just enough to entice you to move on to the more hearty entrees. The wooden plate adds a nice touch. The Beef and Pepperoni Calzone (52k) is up next. A calzone is a type of turnover, which the dough is folded over and sealed on one edge or formed in an enclosed semi circular shape, and then baked in an oven. It is filled with ingredients commonly put in a pizza. This tasty blend of minced beef and pepperoni, added with cheese and aromatic herbs is certainly a meat lover’s delight. The Salmon Oreganato (85k) is one of the signature dishes at Circo Bistro. It is fresh succulent salmon on a bed of baby potato, topped with herb butter, and served with a salad with balsamic dressing. It’s just a wonderful dish. We also ordered the Chicken Picatta (35k). The chicken breast used to prepare this dish is sliced along its width, and then flattened with a tenderizer. It is then seasoned and dredged in flour before being browned on both sides and finally put on top of some al dente spaghetti. Simply scrumptious.

Discover the Danger, Terror, and Darkness!

By: @JohanJT

Biasanya ketika kita menemukan hal baru, kita suka senang bukan? Nah, kalau dari ketiga film ini, menemukan hal baru tidaklah selalu menyenangkan. Bagaimana kalau kamu menemukan sebuah pulau misterius yang indah namun penuh bahaya? Menemukan alien pembunuh penuh teror di tengah pegunungan salju? Atau menemukan kekuatan super tapi bersifat jahat? Cari tahu penemuan yang kamu mau di www.blitzmegaplex. com dan! Remember when you were a child and you got excited discovering something new? Now that you’re old enough, these three films might tell you that sometimes something is better left undiscovered. An adventure to an amazing mythical island full of dangers? How about joining an expedition to Scandinavia to encounter a cold-blooded alien? Or gaining superpowers only to realize they can destroy your life? Choose at and!

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Adventure, Fantasy, Action. Director: Brad Peyton. Writers: Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn. Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, Michael Caine, Luis Guzman. Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) menerima kode permintaan tolong tak jelas yang setelah dilacak berasal dari sebuah pulau misterius yang bahkan tidak terdapat dalam peta dunia. Bertekad untuk menemukan kakeknya (Michael Caine, Batman Begins) yang dirumorkan hilang di pulau misterius tersebut, ayah tiri Sean yaitu Hank (Dwayne Johnson, The Game Plan) ikut menemani bersama dengan temannya pilot helikopter yang handal dan putrinya, Kailani (Vanessa Hudgens, High School Musical). Di sana mereka dihadapkan dengan makhluk yang aneh, gunung emas dan rahasia tersembunyi lainnya. Mereka pun harus menemukan kakek Sean dan kabur sebelum gelombang gempa membuat pulau tersebut tenggelam untuk selamanya. 3 tahun sebelumnya, film “Journey to the Center of the Earth” merupakan salah satu film yang dibuat dengan teknologi 3D yang mengesankan, apalagi dengan visualisasi dunia di dalam perut bumi yang keren. Sutradara dan penulis di sekuel kali ini bisa terbilang cukup baru, namun dengan tetap hadirnya Josh Hutcherson dari film pertama, ditambah dengan bintang baru seperti Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson dan Vanessa Hudgens, sekuel kali ini mungkin akan lebih diminati. Setidaknya film ini akan menghiburmu dengan gambaran 3D latar pulau misteriusnya, makhluk-makhluk aneh yang lucu dan ganas, dan beberapa canda humor di antara petualangan serunya. Hatihati akan dinosaurus yang akan menerobos keluar dari layar bioskopmu! In this follow-up to the 2008 worldwide 3D hit “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” is back for a family adventure and more stunning 3D images with new cast members like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens. Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) must find his missing grandfather in a mythical island where strange creatures, gold mountains, and many secrets lie within. Together with his team, they must escape before a seismic shockwave sinks the island forever. Make sure your adventure kit is ready when you enter the cinema!

The Thing Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller. Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.. Writers: Ronald D. Moore, Eric Heisserer. Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen.

Ahli fosil Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Grindhouse) telah mengikuti ekspedisi penggalian sepanjang karirnya. Kali ini, Kate bergabung dengan tim penelitian dari Norwegia yang menemukan sebuah pesawat luar angkasa yang terkubur dalam es. Kate menemukan sebuah fosil organisme yang kelihatannya telah mati dari masa lalu. Ketika para ilmuwan mencoba bereksperimen membebaskan alien tersebut dari es, alien tersebut hidup kembali dan membunuh satu per satu anggota tim penelitian itu. Kate harus bergabung dengan Carter (Joel Edgerton, Warrior) pilot tim tersebut untuk kabur dari padang es yang tak berujung dan membekukan. Dengan debut layar lebar pertamanya, sutradara Matthijs Jr. mencoba membuat prekuel dari cerita film klasik John Carpenter dengan judul yang sama di tahun 1982. Hasilnya mungkin tidak menuai banyak acungan jempol para kritikus film dibandingkan versi klasiknya dulu. Walaupun begitu, dengan penulis yang membuat remake “Nightmare on Elm Street” dan “Final Destination 5”, alur ceritanya akan dipenuhi dengan atmosfir yang membuat dirimu tegang dan takut. Kehadiran dan duo aktor Joel Edgerton dan aktris muda berbakat Mary E. Winstead akan menambah ketertarikan tersendiri baik bagi para cowok maupun cewek. Pakai jaket musim dinginmu dan hadapi makhluk alien mengerikan ini di layar bioskop! Serving as a prelude to John Carpenter’s classic 1982 film of the same title, “The Thing” follows the expedition of Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winsted) who joins a Norwegian scientific team that stumbles across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice. When a simple experiment reanimates the alien, Kate must escape together with crew’s pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton) to keep it from killing all of them. The film might not be as great as the classic version, yet the tense and thrilling moments are abundant throughout the movie. Bring a bucket of popcorn and some hot drinks to keep you warm in the cinema!

Chronicle Action, Sci-Fi, Drama. Director: Josh Trank. Writer: Max Landis. Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Dane DeHaan, Michael Kelly, Alex Russell, Ashley Hinshaw. Tiga siswa SMA menemukan kekuatan hebat luar biasa di luar logika yang kemudian dimiliki dan dikembangkan mereka. Ketika mereka mencoba untuk mengendalikan kemampuan baru mereka dan menggunakannya untuk kepentingan mereka, hidup mereka bertiga pun menjadi di luar kendali saat sisi gelap dari diri mereka masing-masing mulai bermunculan. Di saat kegelapan mulai berkembang dalam diri mereka seiring dengan kekuatan berbahaya tersebut, mereka bertiga pun diuji ikatan pertemanan dan hubungan mereka dengan orang-orang terdekat dalam hidup mereka. Dengan nama sutradara dan penulis skenario yang baru pertama kali berkarya untuk film layar lebar, film “Chronicle” ini lumayan mendapat pujian akan originalitas cerita dan gaya perekaman yang menggunakan kamera tangan. Dengan genre action sci-fi dan tema semacam superhero, film ini mempunyai sisi drama yang seimbang dengan penggambaran ketiga karakter utamanya yang dijamin akan membuat kita berempati. Jangan terlalu berharap kalau film ini hanya tentang orang baik melawan orang jahat, karena ceritanya akan lebih berputar dalam konflik diri dalam masing-masing karakter utamanya. Cari tahu juga kekuatan super dirimu setelah menonton film ini! Three high school students gain incredible superpowers after making a discovery beyond their understanding. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. For both the director and writer, it was their debut on the big screen, surprisingly this movie has gained critical nods from its preview for its ingenious story, edgy directing style and strong character developments. So go see “Chronicle” in the cinema and find your own superpower!

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Daily use of facial moisturizers are recommended to be in your skin care routine. Not only that, it helps to hold moisture levels on the outer layer of the skin thus preventing and treating skin against dryness. they can also help to improve skin condition, tone, Texture and imperfections.

Before you go to any beauty counter, ask yourself these five questions so you get the moisturizer that is best suited for you. 1. What is my skin’s moisture level? It’s very important before you purchase any moisturizer or skin care product that you understand your skin’s moisture level. Whether your skin is dry, normal or oily. Some people even have a combination skin where their skin is in general normal to dry, but their t-zone area

is oily. In general, for those who have dry skin, you can pick a heavier cream that is oil-based, whereas for oily skin, it’s suggested that you choose water-based cream that is mattifying and oil free. It’s easier for normal skin as they can choose both oil or water-based creams but do choose one that is neither too mattifying nor hydrating. If you have an oily t-zone you can just moisturize lightly on that area or even skip moisturizer altogether. Instead tap the remaining moisturizer on your finger to that area to give minimal hydration.

happens before, during or after your period cycle, then most probably the breakout is only caused by hormonal changes. You can just pick a moisturizer according to your skin’s moisture level. For acne-prone skin, choose a moisturizer that is labeled as oil-free, non-comedogenic or non-acnegenic. Oil-free products will feel light on an acne-prone and don’t feel greasy. Whereas heavier oil based products will most likely clog the pores for acne-prone skin hence causes unwanted pimples. Usually a lotion form moisturizer will be more preferred. Look also for ingredients such as AHA that is known for its exfoliating benefit to help improve your skin’s cell turnover therefore renewing your skin’s condition. And look for salicylic acid that helps to ease your acne-prone skin.

3. Do you really need SPF in your moisturizer? The fact is, most people don’t actually need SPF in their moisturizer not only because they use separate sunscreen but because they tend to use the same type of cream for day and night. There are very few moisturizers that can accommodate your need for sunscreen during the day, the minimum that you will need would be SPF 30, where in most cases, day cream only provides SPF 15 protection. Selected few actually provide SPF 30 and above with broad spectrum protection. If you do use the cream from the same product line for day and night, skip the day cream and purchase the night cream to be used for day and night. Unless you’re using a different kind of treatment for day and night and you don’t use separate sunscreen, then you would actually need SPF in your moisturizer.

5. Do you often experience redness, rash or itchiness or any other symptoms of sensitivity on your skin? If you easily experience redness, rash, itchiness or any other symptoms from change of temperature, weather or skincare then you most likely have sensitive skin. Contrary to the previous type of skin, you might want to skip moisturizer that contains AHA or BHA because you will only rip away a layer of your skin that you might want to keep. Ingredients such as chamomile, aloe or rose are known to be soothing on skin which you might want to look for in your moisturizer. Avoid moisturizer that contains fragrance, dyes, traces of alcohol or acid because they may potentially cause irritation to sensitive skin. Now that you’ve got all questions answered, you’re ready to visit the cosmetic counter to purchase your moisturizer. We suggest you to go to a department store where there are multiple cosmetic counters on the floor compared to a standalone store because that way you will have a wide array of choices instead of just one brand. Want to know what moisturizers our editors are currently using? We’ll reveal it on our next article!

4. Do you suffer from acne regularly or does it just happen during hormonal breakout? Sometimes people mistake the condition of their skin by thinking a hormonal led breakout as acne-prone skin condition. If your acne appear sporadically and most of the time only

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2. What’s your skin’s true age? Skin maturity is not related to your true age. Sometimes a person’s skin can be younger or older than their true age. Some skin ages much faster than the rest. As you age, your skin tends to lose the elasticity and suppleness that it once had. It also becomes much drier because the oilproducing glands are not as active as they were before. For skin that has started to show signs of aging, you can choose moisturizers that give added ingredients such as antioxidant which can give your skin a boost. They can contain ingredients known to be very effective to combat wrinkles like retinoids. Heavier and thicker creams are also much preferred to give extra hydration to your skin and prevent it from flaking and scaling.

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was happy to know that the first fashion show I watched in 2012 would be from Sebastian Gunawan. There was an image of a lady in a cheongsam, a Chinese dress, on the invitation and the fashion show was titled Shanghai Swing. So it was obvious that the fashion show would showcase Sebastian Gunawan’s creativity in designing the cheongsam. I can recall how amazed I was to see how a cheongsam could turn into an extraordinary piece of art in Seba’s hands last year. Apparently, Seba tried to maintain a similar style he had made in those previous shows in creating the Shanghai Swing collection. There were 50 interpretations of Seba’s cheongsam paraded in the fashion show that took place at

the ballroom of Hotel Mulia on January 11. “A cheongsam is similar with a kebaya, being a traditional garment that can be brought up to date in modern way. It’s also like a little black dress which is something that women keep and can be worn anytime,” said Seba. The collection was so varied with many of the cheongsam detailed with crystal, beads and feathers so they looked very glamorous. Some cheongsams have narrow waistlines and wide skirts as the designer was inspired by Dior skirts from the 50′s. The cheongsam also came in twopiece suits, such as a mix between strapless dress with bolero; or a combination of blouse, bolero and skirt.

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urrently, there aren’t any exhibitions on at Edwin’s Gallery in Jakarta’s, Grand Indonesia. Art from previous exhibitions is hanging on the walls, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t receiving interest from passersby, myself included . One attention grabber is “Ars Brevis Vita Longa”, a statue made by Sigit Santoso, who is perhaps more famously known as a painter. Even though he’s using three-dimensional material, Sigit is able to maintain emotional imagery with resin. He portrays a disturbing image of poverty by creating a poor man sleeping inside a box which states that the poor and unfortunate artists are kept down by the state and businessmen. He’s successfully portraying a common view in the slum area of the city inside the luxurious gallery inside a mall and has gained a lot of attention.

Artists: Sigit Santoso, Andy Dewantoro, Januri, Ayu Arista Murti, Ay Tjoe Christine, Koko P. Sancoko, Tommy Wondra, Gusmen Heriadi, Edi Sunaryo & Adi Gunawan. Edwin’s Gallery Jakarta Art District, Grand Indonesia Shopping Town, East Mall – Lower Ground.

“The Forgotten”, a painted resin piece by Andy Dewantoro also talks about the less fortunate in the country. He creates a factory that almost looks like the Titanic. To make it more gloomy, he uses dark colours to get his point across. His artwork automatically finds its context with a labour strike happening right now in Jakarta.

On a lighter note, “Seri Tersenyum”, a series of five paintings, by Ayu Arista Murti shows the happiness of various kinds of people. There’s a king, a fruit seller, a monk, a farmer and a traveller; they’re all happy. It almost feels like she’s talking to the audiences and saying that happiness and sadness are just a state of mind. Edwin’s Gallery is worth a look at any time.

Meanwhile, “Omnivora #3” and “Omnivora #7” by Januri views the problem on a larger scale. His paintings discuss existentialist matters through pictures of humans that float around with their troubles.

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n the middle of the long and neverending debates between fine art and craft, Arya Pandjalu bravely breaks some barriers. In his “Soundgarden” exhibition at Ark Galerie, he also broke ground by using processed paper in his artwork instead of the resins that he is usually associated with. According to Arya he did this on purpose, for his current interest revolves around nature conservation and ecology criticism. Using imagery of birds from his childhood memories and a birdman, his signature character, Arya use non-concrete materials to move away from industrial kitsch. He has managed to bring the romantic feeling of the human relationship with nature and also satirizes how modern civilization exploits nature excessively. In his most highlighted artwork, “Factory and the Lonely Tree”, Arya creates a replica of a factory chimney made from a tree. He shows the modern perception that industrialization is a given, thus you breath the air along with the pollution in it. Since we accept that fact as a normal thing, we tend to be undisturbed and have no willingness to anticipate the problems that come with it. In “Break Free”, Arya humorously shows the human tendency to withdraw. Contrary to the old saying alluded to a turtle, the birdman is taking his wooden house in search of his long lost passion.

SOUNDGARDEN Artist: Arya Pandjalu Curator: Alia Swastika 26 January – 25 February 2012 Ark Galerie, Jl. Senopati Raya 92, Jakarta Selatan 12110

Visually, the simplicity and narration strengthens Arya to be an honest artist with a message without being trapped in artistic pretension. The political context of his artworks lies in his ability to make us stop for a moment and let free the adventurous desires in our hearts, to be close to nature, as an escape from the modern world.




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Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 75 Jakarta 10310 : 021 - 2356-5200

Japan MAP I7 Jl. M.H. Thamrin 24 : 021 - 3192-4308

Portugal MAP O9 Jalan Indramayu No. 2 A Menteng, : 021 - 3156728

United States of America MAP H8 Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 5 : 021 - 3435-9000

Korea MAP P9 Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 57-58. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-1915

Russian MAP M8 Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said Kav. 7 No. 1-2. Kuningan : 021 - 522-2912

Vietnam MAP I9 Jl. Panarukan No. 11 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-9975

museum Forestry Museum MAP O6

Manggala Wanabakti Building, Jl. Gatot Subroto, Senayan : 021 - 570 3246 Museum Perumusan MAP K9

Jl. Imam Bonjol, Jakarta : 021 - 314 4743 The place where President Soekarno and his deputy Vice President Hatta wrote the proclamation of independence at the end of World War II. Former home of the Commander of the Japanese forces during World War II, Admiral Maeda, a supporter of Indonesian independence. Private collection of the Admiral’s in Indonesia. National Museum MAP H7

Jalan Merdeka Barat 12 (BRT Monumen Nasional), Gambir, Central Jakarta. : 021 - 386 8171 Indonesian history and cultural museum. Popularly known as “Gedung Gajah”, or the “elephant building” The National Monument (Monas) MAP H8

The 137-meter tall marble obelisk is topped with a flame coated with 35 kilograms of gold. It represents the people’s determination to achieve freedom. It houses a historical museum and meditation hall, and is open to the public. : 021 - 382 3041

Taman Prasasti/ Gravestones Museum


Jl. Tanah Abang I, Tanah Abang Central Jakarta 10160. : 021 - 314 2067 Gravestones of famous people during Dutch occupation (1700-1945). Statues, hearse, and a beautiful park. Textile Museum MAP I5 Jl. Aipda KS. Tubun 2-4, Central Jakarta 11410. : 021 - 560 6613. Inside, you’ll find over 300 indigenous textiles from all over Indonesia including cotton and silk batik, intricately woven ikat and various others. Opening hours: TuesThurs & Sun 9 AM - 4 PM, Fri 9 AM - 3 PM. Closed on Monday. Maritime Museum (Museum Bahari) MAP A5

Pasar Ikan, 1 North Jakarta. : 021 - 669 3406 These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to seafaring and the spice trade.

Proclamation Museum MAP L10

Jl. Pegangsaan Timur 56, Central Jakarta. On August 17, 1945, Soekarno and Hatta proclaim the Independence of Indonesia at 56, Pegangsaan Timur Street.

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Basoeki Abdullah MAP R6

Jl. Keuangan Raya No.19, Cilandak Barat, South Jakarta. : 021 - 769 8926. Famous Indonesian painter Basoeki Abdullah. Beautiful paintings, sculpture, masks, watches. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.30 PM daily, except Monday. Police Museum MAP P3 Jl. Trunojoyo 1, South Jakarta : 021 - 721 8144 Satria Mandala (formerly Wisma Yaso) MAP O6

Jl. Gatot Soebroto, South Jakarta. : 021 - 522 7949. Military Museum. Wisma Yaso is the former residence of Indonesian first president, Soekarno. Sasmita Loka MAP K9 Jl. Lembang No. 58 Central Jakarta : 021 - 3458771 The former house of Gen. Ahmad Yani who was kidnapped and murdered in the communist attempt to stage a coup in 1965.

Jakarta History Museum / Fatahillah Museum (Museum Sejarah Jakarta) MAP B5 Jl. Taman Fatahillah No. 2, Jakarta : 021 - 692 9101 Housed in the beautifully restored former Batavia City Hall (1710), An exhibition on prehistoric Jakarta. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.00 PM, except Monday. Puppet Museum (Museum Wayang) MAP K5

Jl. Pintu Besar Utara No. 27. West Jakarta : 021 - 692 9560 Located on the west of Taman Fatahillah. Houses a good collection of wayang from all around Indonesia. Opening hours: 08.30 AM to 03.00 PM, except Monday. Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics (Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik Jakarta) MAP B6 Jl. Pos Kota No. 2, Jakarta 11110. : 021 - 692 6091 Housed in the old Dutch Supreme Court, the building was built here in 1870. Today it houses the Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics.

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WiFi USB Flash Drive Cufflinks

These cufflinks are either the ultimate in 007 gear for the average man or the geekiest cufflinks on the planet. Either way, they’re at least dead useful, unlike normal pairs. Brookstone’s polished silver cufflinks each hide a USB drive that offers 2GB of storage and Wi-Fi hotspot capability. Something this small isn’t going to generate Internet for you like a phone. Instead it connects to a computer and, via a free software download, can re-transmit the machine’s Wi-Fi, creating another hotspot. $ 249.

The Stationary Epicycle This is the stationary bicycle that uses an epicyclic transmission and magnetic resistance to provide intensive s p i n n i n g w o r k o u t s . Inspired by 19th-century monowheels, its dualsatellite transmission translates a single pedal revolution into four flywheel rotationsthus a rider spinning at 100 rpms causes the flywheel to spin at 400 rpms. The flywheel engages the cycle’s 36” diameter copper ring; six magnets installed around the ring’s enclosure work with the ring to generate a magnetic field, providing 12 levels of resistance controlled by a touchscreen display. The carbon fiber handlebars adjust for comfortable reach, the padded Alacantra saddle adjusts to four positions (1/2”-8 1/4” range) for comfortable height, and each pedal’s large surface area keeps a greater portion of the foot in contact for more efficient pedaling. Supporting riders up to 285 lbs. $12,000

Samsung Galaxy Note N 7000

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 comes with huge 5.3 inch display and mainly boasts its capability to take fast notes using the pre-bundled S Pen active stylus with the usual TouchWiz 5 launcher on top of it. To power the computing, including the snappy 21Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA browsing, Samsung has planted a powerful, 1.4 GHz dual-core Cortex CPU, Exynos chipset, 1GB of RAM, and Mali-400MP GPU under this gadget’s hood. Two cameras are available, one of 8MP for snapping still and moving pictures and another 2MP for video chats. GPS and A-GPS connectivity, Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot, accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor. Cellular World. Jl. Teuku Umar 60, Denpasar. Rp.6.999.000

The EGO HD Liquid Image has announced a new HD video camera at this years CES, the Liquid Image Ego, which is a mini mountable video camera with WiFi, and it is capable of recording full HD video.The Liquid Image Ego is designed with extreme sports fans in mind, and the device can be clipped on to your gear and can then capture video, and it features a 136 degree wide angle lens. The Ego is capable of recording full high definition video in 1080p at 30 frames per second, it can also record HD video in 720p at 60 frames per second. It can also take 12 megapixel photos, and it features a dedicated camera button for photos. Your videos and photos are recorded to a micro SDHC card and the device can take up to a 32GB card. $150

The Classic Manual Typewriter. This is the classic manual typewriter reminiscent of those used by Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, and Jack Kerouac to create their classic literary works. Though supplanted by electronic word processors decades ago, the mechanical typewriter still has its devotees, many who claim the click-clacking of its keys inspires creative thinking. This typewriter also proves invaluable for addressing envelopes, creating labels, or filling out forms-simple tasks that can be confounding with a computer printer. A newly manufactured machine it provides the essential functions needed to type the great American novel (or just a heart-felt letter), including seven tab stops, adjustable line spacing, and a backspace key. The 44 keys make 88 symbols in 10-characters-per-inch Pica 87 font. Lightweight plastic housing with hardshell carrying case. $199.95


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This shredder was selected as the best by the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute and received the highest rating for shred capacity and ease of use. Unlike lesser strip-cut models that only obscure information minimally and become clogged easily, this commercial-grade shredder chews through 16 sheets of paper at one time and completely destroys CDs and credit cards. The shredder’s two steel counter-rotating crosscutting gears cut paper into parallelogramshaped unrecognizable, shreds, yet possess the precision to destroy sheets as small as 1/8” x 1”. Credit cards and CDs are cut into pieces impossible to reassemble or decipher. An LCD notifies users when the seven-gallon bin is full. $199.95

Combination Bottle Lock

This clever bottle stopper incorporates a combination lock. So you can close the bottle securely, and prevent anyone else getting at your favourite tipple! The bottle lock is made of stainless steel, and has a 4 digit combination lock in the top. Slide it into the neck of your bottle of wine or spirits, and as you turn the top of the lock, the stopper expands and grips the inside of the bottle securely. However you cannot unscrew the lock unless you first enter the correct combination. The combination bottle lock is 7cm x 5cm, and it comes in a very smart gift box with a magnetic flip top lid. £10.56

Penclic Mouse™ Plantronics Penclic wireless mouse places superior navigation at your fingertips. Penclic hand is a happy hand! Perfect feeling! Fast and smart with a sleek design. This computer mouse will make hours of working and surfing more comfortable and efficient. The pen-grip provides a relaxed working position and advanced precision. Penclic Mouse provides amazing user experience and you will work smarter with increased productivity. It is the latest Scandinavian designed computer mouse which prevents and eases your wrist pain. www.penclic. se/penclic-mus/penclicmouse/?lang=en $79.95

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The interior in Anantara Spa has a humbling simple look that radiates a peaceful coziness. Located on the top floor of the Anantara Hotel, the spa reception is situated in an open relaxed area overlooking the hotel and grounds. There are four rooms in total, two for couple’s massages and two for individual massages, each with a huge window and when clear, a beautiful view of the mountains. Each room has it’s own shower so you can have the full treatment within the comfort of your own room.


The Hot Stone Massage is one of the newest body treatments they offer. The treatment embraces a traditional Balinese massage with the addition of hot stones and comprises of a five-minute refreshing flower foot bath with sea salt and peppermint extract, an aromatic traditional massage with a selection of massage oils to choose from, and hot stones gently placed on different sections of your body as you receive the most tender yet firm massage with the incorporation of the hot stones, taking all of your tension away. When you are receiving treatment to the front of your body, the hot stones are placed over a mask on your face creating a warm therapeutic feel.


There are a few massage oils for you to choose, from Vanilla Magic to Vetiver Grass, and array of body scrubs, lulurs and body conditioners from Natural Yoghurt to Carrot Conditioners.


Each stage in the treatment has a beneficial and satisfying feel. The sea salt in the foot bath/massage exfoliates the dead skin cells and the peppermint extract is used as an antiseptic. The full body hot stone massage lets you relax and release tension and is great for someone who is sick with a flu or cold. The massage oils and skin conditioners leave your skin feeling soft and completely refreshed.


Jl. Abimanyu (DhyanaPura) Seminyak – Bali Tel: +62 361 737773 Fax: +62 361 737772

FHT BALI 2012 The FHT (Food, Hotel & Tourism Bali) Trade Event is on again soon. The exhibition is held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre between March 1 – 3 and exhibits the latest food, beverage and catering products, tourism equipment, retail technology and equipment in the region. As in past years, the Salon Culinaire 2102 – a competition between Indonesia’s young vibrant and creative chefs will be held during the event. The FHT is open on Thursday and Friday from 10am until 6pm and on Saturday from 10am until 5pm with more than 428 companies representing 33 countries promoting their products to the region’s, not just Bali’s, hospitality and tourism industry. FHT 2012 is only open to trade visitors.

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Bali Business Directory Want to get connected? Is Facebook not enough to establish business opportunities? Well, here comes a new networking tool, the Bali Business Directory will help you find professionals and services. It has recently been completely revised and updated and is now also available for free on or can be previewed page by page on and will soon be on mobile electronic platforms. The Jakarta Business Directory will be out soon too so keep an eye out for that and make your life easier!

Bali Adventure Tours and Elephant Safari Park and Lodge participated in the “Elephant Parade’ held by Sotheby’s auction house in Singapore. The event was an open air art exhibition of painted elephant statues to bring awareness and support for Asian elephants, which are endangered. The proceeds will go to projects that include elephant hospitals, restoration of vital land corridors and for lobbying governments and for research. Bali Adventure bought two statues with a $30,000 donation which will be exhibited at their elephant museum.

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Pubs. Gotta love ‘em. Warm, friendly atmosphere, hearty pub grub, decent beers, sports on the tellybox…

Blarney Stone Irish Pub at 61 Legian Address 61 Legian Street, Kuta Bali Telp : 0361- 755423

Ah yes, there’s a lot to be said for the good old public house, particularly when it’s of the Irish variety. I doubt there’s a city on earth that doesn’t have some kind of Gaelic establishment – testament to that fact that everyone loves a taste of the Emerald Isle from time to time. Blarney Stone Irish Pub brings a new dimension to the downtown Kuta dining scene, serving up a menu of appetising bar snacks and scrumptious comfort food, alongside a healthy dose of the famous Irish ‘craic’, not to mention more imported and draught beers than you can shake a four leaf clover at. Adding to the ambience, there are regular live music performances, and DJ Bobo spins a mix of old Irish ditties and country and western tunes every night. Plonk yourself down on one of their super spacious comfy sofas or pull up a stool at the bar (like I did yesterday) and take your pick from the mouthwatering menu of old Irish favourites

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everything from Baseball to the X Games), we retire to a sofa to indulge in a couple of Irish classics from the mains menu – namely the superb shepherd’s pie (75k), and amazingly tender lamb stew (75k). The creamy mash on top of the pie is done to perfection, while the meat and veg underneath simply melts in the mouth. Speaking of melt in the mouth, you I’ve brought a couple of the boys down to wouldn’t believe how tender the lamb is. A road test the bar snack style appetisers, and so word of warning though for those used to the without much hesitation we get stuck into a parsimonious portions found elsewhere around plate of the dry spiced ribs (65k), and a serving town, bring your appetite for either of these, as each of the reuben egg rolls (45k) and Irish the serving sizes are immense. boxtys (45k) to nibble on whilst sinking a few more Champs. The 1/2lb of bite-sized ribs are Currently Blarney Stone is open for dinner the perfect snack, dipped in cool ranch sauce between 6pm until 11pm, but from the 1st of with a few spots of Tabasco, but it’s the egg rolls March you’ll be able to get your fill any time that have everyone chomping their muffled as it opens for all day dining, snacking, drinking approvals. The crunchy bread crumbed exterior and partying Irish style. Blarney Stone, I could gives way to soft melted Swiss cheese, tender kiss you. corned beef and sauerkraut, which dunked in the accompanying horseradish quite simply adds up to a mouthful of heavenly bliss. The boxtys Dan Ashcroft are devoured in a similar fashion. A few beers later and all sported out (there are at least six large flat screen TVs showing

and crowd-pleasing creations. An icy cold beer is always a good place to kick things off, and with the option of either Heineken or Bintang on draught - as well as huge selection of bottled beers - I was somewhat spoiled for choice, eventually opting to go with the delightfully refreshing German Weisbier Champ.

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PICs Akasaka

Bistro Batu Kali


Flap Jaks

ROOFTOP@The 1O1 Legian

Sticky Fingers

Brewers Kuta



Hu’u Bar

Woo Bar

SOS Anantara

Sky Garden



Sang Ria Grill

The Deck @ Semara

JP’s Warung

Mint 095


Sunday 22 Jan

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The Beat Sunday Sunset BBQ


othing beats a good barbeque. Not to toot our own horn or anything, but this Beat barbeque was pretty darn good. On one hand, there was particularly great food and lots of it. The full buffet included steaks, a variety of sausages, succulent boneless chicken thighs, well marinated portabella mushrooms, grilled veggies and plethora of side dishes. On the other hand, free flow Heineken. People ate, they drank, and had a great time. Special thanks to chef Phil Mimbini and the rest of the hu’u crew for making this a great afternoon of excess and gourmet bbq fun.

Hard Rock Cafe Friday 26 Jan

Bali Guitar Club


alawan, Baron Suprayogi and Dewa Budjana are arguably three of the best guitarists Indonesia has to offer. So it was pretty special to see them jam on stage together at the Bali Guitar Club. The atmosphere was overwhelmingly positive as the three guitar masters played a bunch of tracks to a very appreciative crowd. Throughout the show, the members of this elite Bali guitar club played a wide array of genres as a true testament to their musicianship and skills.

AKASAKA Friday 27 Jan



nother famous Indonesian band performed at Akasaka. Matta, a band made famous with their hit song ‘Kamu Ketahuan’ played for another big crowd. Even though the weather wasn’t cooperating, with heavy wind and hard rain, people still turned out to see them play. The show went well and many girls were cheering hysterically when the vocalist came down from the stage and sang along with the fans.

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Jp’s warung Friday 27 Jan

salsa ’s went metaphorically south of the border with their Latin Night featuring performances by professional salsa dancers. It all started at 10pm with live music from the El Salvadore Latino band who played Latin pop. Salsa dancers were dancing with the music and goaded guests could join them. The show was running nicely and a lot of folks participated while the rest enjoyed good food and booze while watching from their seats.



Saturday 28 Jan

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DJ J Smooves


aturday was full of rain and wind and general unpleasantness from mother nature. Kuta looked a bit quiet that night, but Eikon seemed to draw a fun crowd for DJ J Smooves. They arrived late, but the crowd that did come were loose from a very liberal night of excess consumption. One guy even got into his birthday suit, which his girlfriends did not seem too happy about. I guess the rain makes some people kinda wild...

Sky Dome @ Sky Garden Saturday 28 Jan



ustralia Day euphoria still permeated Kuta when Sky Garden decided to go nuclear and unleash an Aussie DJ, TyDi. Fortunately, he didn’t play any Waltzing Matilda and decided to pump out awesome beats instead. The crowd swelled at Sky Dome no doubt looking for a safe place to party away from the torrential rains. A few people wore superhero outfits while partying that night, don’t know why, but who cares, its party time! Wooohoooo!

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