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38 Komunal: Gemuruh Musik Tanah Tandus Metal heads and God Bless fans rejoice for their new album! 40 Getting across safely

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I must say we are very honoured to have the likes of Morrissey in Jakarta and I think the large crowd that turned out to see his concert last week should be congratulated for the way they conducted themselves. Screaming, jumping up and down, trying to get on the stage (even if they were young men with flowers) and some managing to; it all summed up to an exciting show and exciting crowd. That’s exactly the way a live concert should be. Next week on Thursday May 24 The Beat Magazine is celebrating 12 years of existence in Indonesia. This magazine and in particular, the edition published in Bali, was the first free street-press publication to hit the streets of this country back in the beginning of 2000. It’s been a rocking, and challenging at times, 12 years as we, a total of many dozens of people over the years, have put together this magazine every two weeks without fail. I would like thank all of them for their contributions over those years and all you readers that have stuck by us through thick and thin. The anniversary party will be held at Red Square, a venue that has given us more support than any since starting in Jakarta again for the second time in October 2009. We have a great line-up for the night with DJ James Sullivan and DJ Milinka, who will also be raising funds for her charity. You can read all about that MLM charity inside. There will be a free flow from our generous sponsors including wines from Watershed, a top Margaret River producer, Dekuyper cocktails and Absolut vodka from 10 to 11pm or until finished. Look out for an invitation for that part of the evening. Great music, dancers and giveaways will keep the night going long and hard. Everyone is welcome and thank you all for your support of The Beat magazine over the past 12 years. Check inside for all the details of the events coming our way in the next two weeks and if you have any events coming up, let us know as soon as possible by sending an email to jakarta@beatmag.com.

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Inter Milan Again, an international level football club will visit Indonesia. This time, FC Internazionale Milano, the 18-time champion of Seri A Italy and three time Champions League’s winner is about to visit Indonesia for the first time. The players who have been confirmed to show off their skills at Stadion Gelora Bung Karno Senayan on May 23 and 26 are Javier Zanetti, Douglas Maicon, Diego Milito, Julio Cesar, Samuel Walter, Motta Thiago, Cambiasso Esteban, Stankovic Dejan, and Diego Forlan. They will also have a match with two Indonesian teams: Indonesia Selection and U-23 national team. Their first visit to Indonesia will feature a meet and greet session and a coaching clinic as well.

Jason Mraz Who doesn’t know Jason Mraz? His special performance last time in Indonesia is still fresh in our minds. The Grammy nominated American singer and songwriter who became popular with the song ‘I’m Yours’ just released his new album called Love is a Four Letter Word with its successful single ‘I Won’t Give Up’. Jason will return a visit to Indonesia to promote his that new album and he will perform with his band at Lapangan D Senayan on Friday June 22.

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Musikal Lutung Kasarung After a successful run last year, the lutung (type of monkey) is about to jump again. The Sundanese legend tells a story about the journey of Sanghyang Guruminda from heaven who was sent down to Buana Panca Tengah or this earth as a lutung. The play will be held at Theater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), from May 18 to May 27. The Musikal Lutung Kasarung (Legend of the Lost Monkey) directed by Didi Petet will also present Melly Goeslaw, Nina Tamam, Marcell Siahaan, Poppy Sovia, Netta, Candil, and Ronny Waluya. As a rhyme story, Lutung Kasarung is categorized as a special story and sacred one especially for the Sundanese people. This spectacle is a must see show.


The Blaq Tour Jakarta boybands have something to worry about, the South Korean invasion. Mblaq (Music Boys Live in Absolute Quality) a boyband from Seoul, South Korea, will break out their shipping containers worth of hair product and invade the city. The boyband that consists of five members; Seung Ho, Lee Joon, GO, Cheudung, and Mir, started their career in 2009 and has released a single called ‘Oh Yeah’. The vocal group that released their album called Blaq Style last year will be ready to entertain the K-pop lovers in Jakarta on June 30 on their world tour. They will perform at Mata Elang International Stadium (MEIS), Ancol. So hide your prepubescent daughters and lock up your hair gel, BLAQ is on the attack.

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Wonderland Soon, rave party lovers will be insatiated again by the Wonderland event. The event will be located at two areas: Fairgrounds and a new club that is placed in the same area, Fable. The internationally acclaimed stars such as DJ Morales, John 00 Fleming, Daniel Kandi, Moto Blanco, Super Nova, and Oscar de Rivera will be spinning block rockin beats. Based on those names, we’re assuming a lot of house, tech, and trance. On a more local note, it will present DJ Ali, Bone, Zanou, Ivan D, Pierre, Six Pratama, Windu, Jacky, and Tendy. Wonderland will be held on Friday May 18. Don’t miss it!

Nynke Laverman was born in 1980 and finished her study at the Academy of Performing Arts in Amsterdam in 2002. A year after finishing, she released her debut album called Sielesâlt (Salt of the Soul), the poems from Dutch poet, Slauerhoff that she translated into Frisian and sang in the Portuguese Fado style. She introduced something new, a Frisian Fado, which is a music combination that has never been made before. It became her gold album that got her a Piter Jelles Award. This time, Erasmus Huis will present Nynke Laverman on Saturday May 19 at 7:30pm, and the concert is totally free for all.

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Monday May 14th Hacienda

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

Hard Rock Café

David Choi ‘Forever & Ever Asia Pacific Tour’

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy Academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

Otel Lobby

CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

Cocoa Butter Mondays DJ Jeremy Jay

Tuesday May 15th Gedung Kesenian Jakarta Pure Saturday – Grey concert Pure Saturday, Rekti “The SIGIT”, Unyil “Themilo”, Yockie Suryo Prayogo

Hacienda

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

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

Wednesday May 16th

beer from 8pm until midnight and enjoy fine tunes from a resident or guest DJ

New Musro

Inonk & Friends Band All around music

Aperitivo

Rock On Big Brothers Band

Dragonfly

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Red Square

Tuesdays Night Beer Buffet DJ Ricky Chattaway & Iwel

Pacha Ibiza Night DJ Sebastian Gamboa, Pacha Ibiza Dancers, DJ Aay, VJ Mutter

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta

Konser Jazz Paolo Fresu Quintet. Paolo Fresu (trumpet and flugelhorn), Tino

Tracanna (tenor and soprano sax), Roberto Cipelli (piano), Attilio Zanchi (double bass) & Ettore Fioravanti (drums)

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

Hacienda

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


Wednesday May 16th LUV’s Bar & Dine

The Power of SOZ DJ Ali, Yasmin, Zoka, MC Joey

New Musro

Ladies On Top Black Swan Band (all round

music, Top 40, Pop Music). Ladies Night Program w/ Arry Bule - Hemmy ( Musro Resident DJ ), Insomatemotion ( Musro Resident VJ ) 11pm to 3am

Red Square

DJ Remmy, One Al, Icha, El Rio, C’Bow, MC R-Pman

Puro

In House RnB Giri, Justeen and WW

Passion Of Lust

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Elbow Room

Tight Ass Thursday Decode Band Play Rock Music, Pop Rock, Alternative Mashup lingerie Wachitarica, Reza Karami, Hosted by LV C&C Model, DnD Plus Dancers

New Musro

The Old Friends Band Country Music from 8pm – 11pm. Campus night program with DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, VJ Insomate Motion from 11pm – 3am

Red Square

Thursday Night Beach Party DJ Putri & Tommy Shamu (Spinach), Dydynarz, Yellow, Giza Geez, MC Aby, Ruffie, Ricky Chattaway, Bikini babes Dancer

Friday May 18th Aperitivo

Time for Free Bonita & The HusBand

Mario’s Place

Red Square

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

In House RnB Makaveli’s Crew, WW, Justeen, MC Giri

An Evening With Klassik Rock Indonesia Klaro Indo Band (Amiroez Krisna - Daeng Oktav – Bakar) Feat Toto Tewel, Baruna ( ELPAMAS ) | Kadri KJP | Teddy Sujaya ( Ex God Bless)

Dragonfly

New Musro

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Blowfish & Puro

Mvibes Chocolate Puma, DJ Aay, DJ Hizkia

Sound Of Musro DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, VJ Insomatemotion

Rolling Stone Café

Rockcoustic with Raisa

Teater Jakarta, TIM

CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Wonderland David Morales, John 00 Flemming, Daniel Kandi, Supernova, Oscar De Rivera, Moto Blanco, DJ Izl, Jacky, Tendy, Zanou

Liquid Exchange Icon Band

Otel Lobby

Happy Ending Fridays DJ Harvy

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Saturday May 19th Ancol Eco Park

Area 62 Kla Project, Naif, Sandy Sondoro, Audy, 21st Night, Pure Saturday, Hightime Rebellion, Java Jive, The Groove, The Trees and The Wild, The Extralarge, Radhini, Legna, Sugar Free

Blowfish

Taurus on Mission Justeen, WW, Sliqq, Twist, MC Giri, VJ Eyespinner

Elbow Room

Tour The Max Acoustic session with Play 7

CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

LUV’s Bar & Dine

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

New Musro

Saturday Fever Guest DJ, DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, Dancers

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Sunday May 20th Ancol Eco Park

Area 62 Gigi, The Changcuters, Glen Fredly, Kahitna, Rif, Gugun Blues Shelter, Project Pop, Project 9 (Ran & Soulvibe), Efek Rumah Kaca, Jemima, Maliq & D’Essentials, Storia, Drona

Stage Band Playing Alternative starts 9pm

New Musro

Bahana Band play round music (Blues, Santana, Classic Disco, Slow Rock, Jazzy & oldies)

Monday May 21st Black Cat

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

LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

Otel Lobby

Cocoa Butter Mondays DJ Jeremy Jay www.beatmag.com

Red Square

Black Cat

Sinatra Sunday A Tribute to Frank Sinatra feat Abe Simpson

Score!

Happy Sunday Live Entertainment by Center

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Monday Mixology A New Theme From Red Square. Cocktail Making & Tasting ‘Vodka Specialty Cocktails’. Create your own cocktails !

Rolling Stone Café

Road to Javarockin’land

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta


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Tuesday May 22nd Hacienda

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

MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Ladies Night Every Tuesday enjoy a special happy hour with free

Rock On Big Brother Band play Alternative, Rock, Pop Tunes CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

New Musro

Inonk & friends Band (all round music)

Red Square

Tuesdays Night Beer Buffet DJ Ricky Chattaway & Iwel

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Wednesday May 23rd Aperitivo

Dragonfly

Vintage Project Pisces DJ Aay

Eldora Billiard

Girls just want to have fun Free table for ladies all night long

Thursday May 24th Elbow Room

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

Immigrant Taboo Bubugiri

New Musro

The Old Friends Band Country Music from 8pm – 11pm. Campus night program with DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, VJ Insomate Motion from 11pm – 3am

Red Square

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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

The Beat Party The Beat celebrates 12 years with help from DJ Milinka, James Sullivan, dancers, freeflow and giveaways. Be there early, kicks off at 10pm.

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Hacienda

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

New Musro

Ladies On Top Black Swan Band (all round music, Top 40, Pop Music). Ladies Night Program w/ Arry Bule - Hemmy ( Musro

Resident DJ ), Insomatemotion ( Musro Resident VJ ) 11pm to 3am

Red Square

Kings & Queens DJ Ruffie, Reza Bukan,

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta


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Friday May 25th Aperitivo

Time For Free Bonita & The Hus Band

Blowfish & Puro

Rewind Soul Menace’s Crew

Dragonfly

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Aay, Joyo

Elbow Room

Fridays Out Live acoustic by Unknown Artist CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

Liquid Exchange Icon Band

Hard Rock Café

EPL Master Cocktail Party Robbie Fowler, John Barnes,Mark Bosnich

Otel Lobby

Happy Ending Fridays DJ Harvy

New Musro

Sound Of Musro DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, VJ Insomatemotion

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Saturday May 26th Blowfish

Red Rush Yacko & Dee, Sliqq, Twist, Justeen ,WW, Mistah, Drwe, Eyespinner

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Dragonfly

It’s Our House DJ Blanco, Pierre, Aay, Joyo

Elbow Room

Tour The Max Acoustic session with Play 7

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Saturday May 26th New Musro

Liquid Exchange

Saturday Fever Guest DJ, DJ Arry Bule, Hemmy, Dancers

Otel Lobby

Metal Terus Sampe Budeg #3 Corporation Of Bleeding, Kill I Can, Asphyxiate, Immense, Fadihat, Barzakh

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

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Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

Rossi Music

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Monday May 28th LUV’S Bar & Dine

Sexy academy University Gathering Party by DJ Vinny Liv

Otel Lobby

Cocoa Butter Mondays DJ Jeremy Jay

Red Square

Monday Mixology A New Theme From Red Square. Cocktail Making & Tasting ‘Vodka Infusion’. Create your own cocktails!

New Musro

Bahana Band play round music (Blues, Santana, Classic Disco, Slow Rock, Jazzy & Oldies)

Teater Jakarta, TIM

Musikal Lutung Kasarung Melly Goeslow, Nina Tamam, Poppy Sovia, Candil, Netta

CHECK OUT COMING EVENTS IN THE BEAT’S DAY BY DAY LISTING OF THE BIG SHOWS AROUND TOWN

Score!

Happy Sunday Live Entertainment by Center

Stage Band Playing Alternative starts 9pm

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Sinatra Sunday A Tribute to Frank Sinatra feat Abe Simpson


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DJ Ali Soundslike Progressive

Hails From

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LUV’s Bar & Dine | Wednesday 16 May | 11pm

Has Been

DJ Ali adalah salah satu DJ lokal yang pernah merasakan transformasi club scene ibukota. Belajar DJ dari sekedar hobi, Ali di usia 17 tahun sudah bisa mencampur lagu ke dalam setnya, namun usianya saat itu belum diperbolehkan tampil di klab. Karena kecintaan terhadap dunia DJ, koleksi piringan hitamnya mencapai jumlah ribuan dan dari situ pula, keahliannya terus diasah. Ali tampil pertama kalinya di sebuah Rave party di kota Bandung pada tahun 2000, bersama dengan nama besar DJ lokal. Salah satu klab di Jakarta yaitu The Gate, merupakan tempat Ali pertama kali menjabat sebagai resident DJ, dan pada tahun 2006, giliran klab Rich yang mengajaknya bergabung. Ali bersama rekannya, membentuk sekolah DJ dan label management Sound Of Zeus, yang menaungi para talenta berbakat. DJ Ali is one local DJs who has witnessed the club scene transformation in Jakarta. He learned to DJ when he was 17 years old. Ali had been able to mix songs in his sets, but wasn’t allowed to appear in clubs because he was too young. His love of DJ culture led to collect thousands of vinyl records with which he sharpened his skills. In 2000, Ali performed for the first time in a rave party in Bandung along with the some popular DJs. The Gate, a Jakarta club, was the first place for Ali was a resident DJ and in 2006, Rich invited him to join with them. Ali and a few others made a DJ school and label management company called Sound of Deus, that oversees many talented DJs.

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Ali masih sibuk dengan Sound of Zeus yang kini semakin berkembang dengan pesat. DJ yang terbilang sebagai salah satu Progressive DJ terbaik Indonesia ini, akan tampil bersama dalam acara The Power of SOZ dengan rekan rekannya dari Sound Of Zeus, pada tanggal 16 Mei di LUV’s Bar & Dine. Ali is still busy with Sound of Deus, which continues to rapidly develop. He is considered one of the best Indonesian progressive DJs and will perform in The Power of SOZ event along with another DJ from his label on May 16 at LUV’s Bar & Dine.


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DJ putri Soundslike

Electro, Progressive, Techno

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

red square | thursday 17 May | 11pm

Has Been

Nama lengkapnya adalah Putri Amelia, dan ketertarikan terhadap DJ dimulai saat usainya 12 tahun. Pada tahun 2006, Putri pindah domisili dari Medan ke Jakarta dan langsung bergabung dalam sekolah DJ di Spinach. Kecantikan fisiknya, membuat Putri juga berkarir sebagai model, namun hasratnya dalam dance music tidak bisa terbendung dan mulailah Putri tampil di klab di Jakarta seperti 9 Clouds, Barcode, Vertigo, Centro, Loft25, Wonderbar, maupun klab di luar Jakarta, Lips, Colors, Caesar, Tobasa, Republik, Marina, Mantra, Foreplay dan Embassy. Karakter yang kuat dalam musiknya adalah elemen Electro dan musik yang dikuasainya dari mulai House hingga Progressive. Karena kualitasnya itulah, akhirnya Putri diajak bergabung dalam barisan DJ di Spinach Rec. DJ Putri wanted to be a DJ from when she was 12 years old. In 2006, Putri relocated from Medan to Jakarta and immediately joined Spinach DJ School to pursue her big city dreams. Putri landed a few modeling gigs but her passion for DJing took over and she started performing at clubs in Jakarta like 9 Clouds, Barcode, Vertigo, Centro, Loft25, and Wonderbar. She also performs in other places outside Jakarta such as Lips, Colors, Caesar, Tobasa, Republik, Marina, Mantra, Foreplay, and Embassy. Her musical strength lies in her electro style but is also proficient at house and progressive.

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Putri merupakan satu dari beberapa DJ di Spinach yang sibuk dengan jadwal tampil di klab Jakarta maupun daerah, dan salah satu jadwal tampilnya Putri adalah acara Thursday Night Beach Party di Red Square pada hari Kamis tanggal 17 Mei. Putri akan tampil bersama dengan talenta lokal lainnya. Siap menyimak kecantikan set musik dari DJ cantik ini? Putri is one of the busier Spinach DJ who has scheduled club engagements in Jakarta as well as in other cities throughout the country. She is slated to perform at Red Square’s Thursday Night Beach Party on May 17. She will perform there with other local talents.


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Soundslike Acoustic

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

liquid exchange | friday 18 May | 9pm

Have Been

Icons adalah sekumpulan musisi yang sangat mencintai musik dengan berlatar belakang yang berbeda masing masing personilnya. Grup ini beranggotakan Ical, Lani, Jami, Boyi dan Onesh. Lani yang merupakan vokalis berketurunan Australia dan sebelumnya aktif di berbagai pentas baik sebagai model, maupun vokalis karena Lani sangat berhasrat pada musik. Mereka berlima sudah akrab dengan bar atau lounge karena sempat menjadi home band di banyak tempat. Karena kualitasnya pula, Liquid exchange mengajak mereka untuk menjadi home band yang selalu tampil di setiap hari Jumat. Musik yang mereka mainkan sangat beragam, dan inspirasi mereka dapatkan dari grup band seperti Creed, Lifehouse dan nama besar band lainnya. Icons is a group of musician from different backgrounds. The members are Lani, Ical, Jami, Boyi and Onesh. Lani, who supplies the vocals, is of Australian descent and very passionate about music. She also models on occasions. The members of Icons are no strangers to the bar and lounge scene in Jakarta, they played as home bands to a lot of them. Now the Liquid Exchange has invited them to play as its resident band every Friday night. The wide range of music they play is derived from musical influences such as Creed, Lifehouse, etc.

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Icon are playing all over town but only at Lex on Fridays. If you like an alternative twist and some good track selection Icon is your band. Make a song request and catch them at their performance in Epiwalk Mall.

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Selain kesibukan mereka tampil setiap hari Jumat di Liquid Exchange, Icons juga tampil di Puro setiap hari Rabu sebulan dua kali, dan setiap hari Sabtu di The Bar Four Season Hotel Kuningan. Anda ingin request lagu ?, jumpai mereka di hari hari dan tempat tersebut.


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D.U.A Soundslike

Tech House, Minimal Techno, Techno, Mash Up , Alternative Dance Music

Hails From

Jakarta, Indonesia

LUV’s Bar & Dine | Friday 18 May | 11pm Have Been

Double Ultimate Audiotech atau disingkat D.U.A adalah dua orang DJ yang punya kualitas bagus, mereka adalah DJ Dimboy dan Zoka. Dimboy adalah salah satu DJ jebolan kompetisi, seperti. DJ yang baru masuk sekolah DJ di Rumus pada tahun 2009 ini, lebih banyak memainkan genre Tech House dan Minimal Techno. Sedangkan satu nama lainnya adalah DJ Zoka, yang juga merupakan alumnus dari Rumus. Mulai belajar DJ pada tahun 2006, DJ yang lebih suka dengan genre House dan Progressive ini, juga punya kualitas yang dibuktikan pada saat dia masuk sebagai juara ketiga Pioneer Digital DJ Battle Indonesia 2010. Keduanya pun bertemu dan membentuk proyek bernama D.U.A dan sudah beberapa kali tampil di berbagai acara di klab Jakarta dan daerah. D.U.A, which stands for Double Ultimate Audiotech, consists of DJ Dimboy and Zoka. Dimboy, a member of the class of 2009 at Rumus DJ School, has competed in many national and international DJ contests in the last two years. He was a finalist in the Audio Technica DJ Competition 2009, a finalist in Denon 2010, runner-up in Ravelex Campus DJ 2010, 1st place in Pioneer Digital DJ Battle Indonesia & Asia Pacific 2010. He could almost be a competetive DJ by trade. Generally he plays tech house and minimal techno. The other half of the duo is DJ Zoka, another graduate of Rumus DJ School who began to study there in 2006. Zoka leans towards house and progressive. His skill won him third place in Pioneer Digital DJ Battle Indonesia 2010. The two collaborate in a project they call D.U.A and have performed at many clubs within and outside of Jakarta.

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Selain masing masing sibuk dengan memproduksi lagu dan punya jadwal tampil secara terpisah, namun secara tim, mereka juga sibuk mengisi dek di banyak klab. Salah satunya, adalah Luv’s Bar & Dine, dimana mereka berdua akan tampil pada hari Jumat malam tanggal 18 Mei. Mau lihat mereka tampil secara back 2 back ?, datang saja ke Luv’s dan buktikan sendiri kualitas mereka berdua. They both produce songs and maintain separate scheduled performances. If you want to see them strutting their stuff back-to-back come to Luv’s for their show on the 18th this month and see how good they are for your self.


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Milinka Radisic, salah satu DJ lokal yang punya reputasi internasional. Wanita berdarah campuran Indonesia–Serbia ini, pernah menyabet penghargaan sebagai ‘Best Female DJ’, ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’, dan dinominasikan sebagai Best Indonesian DJ. Milinka dikenal mampu membuat set dengan berbagai macam karakter, dari mulai sound Techno ke Deep Progressive yang juga dicampur musik House, Electro dan Progressive. Selain sejumlah penghargaan, Milinka sudah beberapa kali tampil mengharumkan nama Indonesia di pentas dunia. Mulai dari negara tetangga seperti Malaysia dan Singapore, hingga Jerman dan kiblat dance scene dunia, Ibiz;, dalam acara-acara besar seperti Big Bang, serta Street Parade di Swiss. Ia pun sempat terpilih sebagai DJ pembuka bagi DJ Pete Tong, Phuture Traxx, Marc Vedo. Milika Radisic is one of a few local DJs with an international reputation. The female DJ, with Indonesian and Serbian ancestry, has won several honors including ‘Best Female DJ’, ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’, and was nominated for “Best Indonesian DJ”. Milika is known for DJ skills and creates diverse sets with different characteristics from techno to deep progressive sounds combined with house, electro and progressive. Besides her numerous awards, Milinka has also represented Indonesia on the international stage; from the neighboring Malaysia and Singapore to Germany, Serbia and Ibiza for major events like Big Bang, and Street Parade in Swiss. She has also been opened for DJ Pete Tong, Phuture Traxx, Marc Vedo.

Belum lama berselang, Milinka kembali mengadakan lawatan ke luar negeri di sela-sela kesibukan tampil di negara sendiri. Di antara sejumlah jadwal penampilannya di klab Milinka akan memeriahkan acara the Beat Party 12th Anniversary pada hari Kamis tanggal 24 Mei di Red Square Jakarta, bersama DJ James Sullivan. Be There! Recently Milinka has been back on an international tour amidst her busy local schedule. Among her scheduled performances (and in our unbiased opinion is one you won’t want to miss) is the Beat 12th Anniversary Party on May 24 in the Red Square, Jakarta, with DJ James Sullivan. Be there early!

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ed Square berubah menjadi kehijauan saat digelarnya acara berjudul Glow in the Dark Party pada hari rabu malam. Acara yang didukung oleh Absolut Vodka ini, menampilkan pertunjukan Laser Man yang menampilkan baju yang memantulkan lampu laser ke segala arah, dan juga tampilnya Sexy Glow Dancers dengan baju ala film Tron. Ditambah pula dengan dekorasi dari Kobar yang membuat red Square menjadi berbeda pada malam itu.

Red Square had a greenish glow appropriately called Glow in the Dark last Wednesday. Sponsored by Absolute Vodka, the show presented a Laser Man who wore a reflective costume that directed green laser beams like a giant disco ball. There were also the Sexy Glow Dancers which looked like characters out of Tron. The art decoration of Kobar made the usually Red Square kind off green and it was stormsome.

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ompetisi bergengsi antar bartender kembali digelar untuk ketiga kalinya. Sejak siang hari, babak penyisihan digelar dengan mempertemukan para peserta dari berbagai kota di Indonesia. Berbagai teknik diperagakan oleh para bartender dan dinilai oleh para juri yang terdiri dari Wawan dan Unggul dari Red Square dan adit selaku duta dari WFA. Setelah melalui babak final, akhirnya Bar Pro Flair Challenge Indonesia 2012 dimenangkan oleh John asal Bali, sedangkan juara kedua adalah Taufik dari Jakarta dan di tempat ketiga yaitu Asa. Juara pertama dan kedua mendapat kesempatan untuk tampil di final regional di Kuala Lumpur. Congrats!

A prestigious competition among bartenders was held again for the third time at Reds. The qualifying round brought together the contestants from numerous cities in Indonesia and all the contestants showed off their best techniques and styles in bartending. The comp was judged by Wawan and Unggul from Red Square and Adit as the ambassador of the WFA. In the final round, the Bar Pro Flair Challenge Indonesia 2012 got its new winners. John from Bali won the first place, Taufik from Jakarta in the second place, and Asa in the third place. It means that John and Taufik have an opportunity to appear in the regional final in Kuala Lumpur. Congrats!


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Two top local DJs, DJ Anton Wirjono and Yasmin, performed at the Heineken Music Soundsation that was held at LUV’s Bar & Dine. They played house, tech house, and electro music alternately. The event coincided with models Night #3 that featured models from LV C&C models, D&D Sexy Dancers, and a DJ.

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Club Voyeur brought more internationally acclaimed stars to their flagship program, In Space. This time, DJ Anhken and Alexander Popov hit the decks. Local stars tuned up the crowd for DJ Anhken, who pumped out some progressive to the delight of the crowd. Next, a Russian DJ, Alexander Popov performed at about at 3am in the morning and slammed on some progressive trance. In that instant, people left the wall and entered the melee. The party goers seemed to be holding back until Popov appeared and caused a dance riot.

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lub Voyeur kembali menampilkan bintang kelas internasional dalam program unggulannya yaitu In Space. Kali ini, giliran dua orang DJ yang dihadirkan ke dalam dek, yaitu DJ Anhken dan Alexander Popov. Usai dibuka oleh penampilan jagoan lokal, Anhken terlebih dulu mengisi dek dan mulai menggulirkan musik Progressive yang disambut oleh pengunjung yang meramaikan Club Voyeur yang malam itu hanya menggunakan setengah kapasitas club area. Usai Anhken, sekitar pukul 3 pagi, barulah seorang DJ asal Rusia bernama Alexander Popov tampil dan langsung memainkan sederetan track dengan genre musik Progressive Trance. Saat itu pula, pengunjung semakin ramai di area dance floor karena mereka sudah tidak sabar menyaksikan penampilan Popov dan sebagian besar adalah fans yang akrab dengan musiknya.


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pollo Bar & Lounge memasuki usianya yang ketiga dan sebuah perayaan digelar selama dua hari. Dengan tema ‘One World Together’ pada selebrasi ulang tahun kali ini, hari pertamanya dimeriahkan oleh fashion show. Koleksi dari Boppa diperagakan oleh para modelnya seperti Aida Nurmala, DJ Devina, Kimmy, Chitra Nartomo dan lainlain. Sedangkan hari keduanya, acara yang mewajibkan pengunjungnya mengenakan dress code warna putih ini, diramaikan oleh penampilan DJ Zbrx dari Stadium. Tidak ketinggalan resident DJ Yecko, Dicky, dan Vally ditambah dengan semaraknya hiburan dari D’Specta Divas dengan lipsync performance. Acara selama dua hari dipenuhi oleh para pengunjung setianya.

Apollo Bar & Lounge is now three years old and two whole days of celebration were commenced to mark the occasion. Under a theme of ‘One World Together’, the first day featured a fashion show with a collection from Boppa and was modeled by Aida Nurmala, DJ Devina, Kimmy, Chitra Nartomo along with a few others. On the second day, tthe dress code was white and DJ Zbrx from Stadium provided the tunes. Resident DJs Yecko, Dicky, and Vally had some stage time and there was also a lip sync performance by D’Specta Divas. Both events were attended by the loyal patrons of Apollo who kept the party rockin’.


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Cox Bar and Lounge is a new venue with stylish and refined dÊcor, a bit like a gentleman’s club, on Jalan Raya Kemang. Last week saw their soft opening and formal introduction to the entertainment world of Jakarta with a free flow session, fashion show from Marline World, live acoustic music from Rani Rockin and Puti Qoustic, with Karen Idol getting up for a few songs. It was a fun night with an abundance of gorgeous gals in attendance. DJ Windy kicked it along till about 1.30am.


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sebagai tampilan dan areanya lebih besar. Musik yang ditampilkan pun sangat beragam dari mulai Pop, Electronica, House, Dubstep, Drum n Bass. Terletak di tengah sebelum masuk area Embassy Club yang menggunakan Tennis Indoor, terdapat booth makanan dan minuman dengan desain unik dan nyaman. Selain menyaksikan para bintang tersebut beraksi, sekaligus juga banyak yang ngadem karena kepanasan diluar.

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alah satu acara akbar yang paling ditunggu tahun ini adalah Playground yang digelar di kawasan Tennis Indoor Senayan. Dimensions Playground yang tahun ini menggunakan angka keramat yaitu 5, yaitu tahun kelima dan digelar pada tanggal 5 bulan 5. Sejak awal acara, pengunjung yang memasuki pintu masuk, langsung disambut oleh komidi putar dan berdekatan dengan area khusus bernama silent concert. Playground sebelumnya, pernah menggemparkan dengan konsep Silent Disco, namun perbedaan sekarang adalah terdapatnya 3 channel di headphone untuk mendengarkan 2 DJ dan 1 band yang tampil, plus visual mapping

Satu area lagi yang juga penting adalah Wonderbar Forest Rave. Panggung ini yang menyedot perhatian bagi sebagian besar fans dari Wonderbar dan di kawasan sekitarnya dimeriahkan dengan permainan banteng liar dan juga ayunan untuk bersantai. Pengisi acara di panggung ini, ada Marc Roberts, Danny Howells dan yang juga sangat ditunggu adalah Jakarta Techno Militia, gerombolan lokal DJ seperti DJ Remy Irwan, Indra7, 1man, Uchieel, Daniswe, Ai dan Laser lighting yang digunakan disini, mengingatkan kembali ke jaman Wonderbar. Performa yang paling ditunggu oleh pengunjung yang memadari Playground sejak sore hari, adalah sang veteran seperti Saint Etienne, Kelis yang malam itu tampil selain bernyanyi juga bermain drum setnya, dan satu lagi pemuncaknya adalah Gorillaz Sound System.Secara keseluruhan, Playground kembali mendulang kesuksesan, dan pada edisi kelima ini, Playground tidak hanya digelar di Jakarta, namun di Bali. Angkat jempol!


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One of the most anticipated events this year was the Playground in the Senayan Indoor Tennis area. This year’s Dimensions Playground revolved around the sacred number “five”, which represents the event’s fifth anniversary on the fifth day of the fifth month. At the main entrance guests were welcomed by a merrygo-round that was placed near a special section called the silent concert. The previous Playground had garnered attention with its Silent Disco concept. This year, the event featured a 3-channel headphone that broadcasted two DJs and a live band, plus visual mapping as the presentation and a bigger venue. There was also more variety in the acts that headlined the event, ranging from pop, electronica, house, dubstep, to drum n’ bass. There were food and drink stalls with unique designs at the center of the Indoor Tennis area, just before the Embassy Club entrance. People came in to the building for the shows and to take refuge from the heat outside.

The most awaited performances by the audiences that night were the veterans Saint Etienne and Kelis, who sang and played a drum set, and the main act, the Gorillaz Sound System. At the end of the night, it was another successful Playground to mark its five years in the business. Besides Jakarta, the Playground was also held in Bali. Thumbs up!

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Another equally important section at the Playground was the Wonderbar Forest Rave. The stage and its vicinity attracted much attention from the majority of Wonderbar fans as well as the mechanical bull and the swings in its vicinity. A heap of artists performed on stage, including: Marc Roberts, Danny Howells, the Jakarta Techno Militia, local DJs like DJ Remy Irwan, Indra7, 1man, Uchieel, Daniswe, and Ai. Audiences were reminded of the heyday of Wonderbar by the laser lighting used during the performances on the stage.


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DJ Cila has joined forces with the DJs of 8Delapan Management and an inaugural ball was held with, you guessed it, DJs from 8Delapan Management. Also there to spice things up, the LV C&C’s models strutted dresses that looked very angelic. Congratulations to DJ Cila for being picked up by 8Delapan and for giving them another excuse to party.

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inco de Mayo yang berarti tanggal 5 Mei, awalnya hanya diperingati di Meksiko. Namun, semakin lama perayaan ini semakin diminati oleh beragam bangsa di dunia, dan salah satunya adalah Indonesia. Di Jakarta, Otel Lobby merupakan salah satu yang merayakannya, dan sesuai dengan tema perayaan tersebut, menu spesial yang dihadirkan adalah Mexican food & drink seperti Quesadilla, Burrito, Ensalada, Tortilla dan tentunya Margarita. Beberapa kru yang terlihat mengenakan Sombrero semakin menciptakan suasana meksiko di malam itu. Tidak ketinggalan piñata yang disiapkan di bagian tengah dan menjelang malam, tradisi memukul piñata itu pun dilakukan sebagai bagian dari hiburan.

Cinco de Mayo is a pretty good excuse to party. Otel Lobby celebrated the Mexican Day by serving Mexican food and drink, such as quesadillas, burritos, enchiladas, and also margaritas. A Cinco de Mayo celebration wouldn’t be complete without the piñata because everyone loves hitting something hard with a stick.


Cinco de Mayo ed Square juga ikut memeriahkan perayaan Cinco de Mayo, dan selebrasinya digelar lebih malam. Selepas tengah malam saat pengunjung sudah ramai, DJ Ruffie memainkan musik pengantar bagi Hot Latin Senorita Dancers dari AN Generation beraksi. Warna merah dan dekorasi dari Kobar mempercantik sentuhan interior di Red Square dan menjadikan acara ini sesuai dengan temanya. Acaranya berlangsung sangat seru. Red Square came up with its own Cinco de Mayo celebration in the wee hours of a muy caliente night. The venue was packed right after midnight, with DJ Ruffie on the decks and some hot Latin senorita dancers from AN Generation on the stage. The room was painted in red to evoke a Mexican look and was decorated by Kobar. Everyone seemed muy bien and it was a great night por todo el mundo. Awwwwwww haaaaah!

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Hacienda Saturday 5 May

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With a name like Hacienda, you better believe they were getting all Mexican on Cinco de Mayo. Los Paraguas usually plays, but tonight was different with DJ Ruffie taking over el decks. He played the some muy caliente beats and a very fine salsa dancer named Damaris left a bunch of muchachos with slack jaws.


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Tenis Indoor Senayan Wednesday 10 May

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Who is Morrissey? I wasn’t expecting this. Not this!”Morrissey told the audience, gesturing to the large crowd that packed Tenis Senayan to see the first performance from the former Smiths lead singer and songwriter in Jakarta. Thousands of mostly young people (a really vocal and enthusiastic crowd, btw) were at the sold out show and they weren’t let down for a minute. Starting off with The Smiths’ classic ‘How Soon is Now’ and working through a bunch of his 25 years of solo material and a few tracks from the Smiths four years of existence, including ‘Shoplifters of the World’, ‘I Know it’s Over’, ‘Last Night I Dreamt that Somebody Loved Me’ and a stunning version of ‘Meat is Murder’, that just about stole the show. By the time the almost 53 year old Morrissey played the uplifting encore ‘Still Ill’, he had shown everybody in the house that he still had what it takes to crank out an excellent show. With the aid of his crew of brondong, bare-chested accomplices who were backing up on guitar, bass, drums and keyboard, and a mysterious, slightly overweight woman dressed in sequins on guitar to the left of stage, the show was a rocking, emotive and an inspiring hour and a half with the Big Mouth from Manchester. I’m so glad I managed to get in past the security, minus my camera, cigs and my beer, of course, but it was all worth it in the end. [D.Trauts]


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Therefore, in America, more and more people invest in their teeth, making them whiter and brighter. It has been widely proven too that in the states teeth whitening is now the most requested cosmetic dental procedure by patients of all ages. It has become another form of lifestyle augmentation which is why the demand is spreading more and more these days. With all the hype going on in the United States, Indonesia is also beginning to realize the importance of appearance with teeth whitening becoming a trend for many Jakarta people. Opened in Plaza Indonesia, a place called SmileXpress delivers the right treatment for a busted smile. This teeth whitening studio also gives you the pearly whites you want. The treatment takes about an hour, but you can also

purchase a kit that you can bring home which can take up to two weeks to change that yellow mess that once frightened your friends and especially the opposite sex. So imagine your next dinner with a bunch of friends, and let them see something new about you, with your bright and white teeth. You will instantly be liked and loved by all. People will trust you more and babies won’t have to cry every time you open your mouth. You can’t put a price on that.

For further information : Dr. HennySusanty Telp : 021 2992 3993 Plaza Indonesia Level 4 #05 Henny.susanty@smilexpress.me

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miling.The moment we see someone we know, love or care about, our first reaction would be to put a smile on our face. We really can’t deny that uplifting feeling that we get when seeing a person you’re happy to see. Researchers say that 99.7 percent of adults believe that a smile is an important social asset. Not only that, it’s also been proven that a person’s first impression when meeting with another for the first time largely depends on their smile.


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asukan perang dari rawa, Komunal, kembali datang menyerang. Setelah pada 2008 gilang gemilang meluluhlantakkan medan pertempuran heavy metal Nusantara, empat serdadu yang bermukim di Bandung yaitu Doddy Hamson (bersenjatakan vokal), Harry Reza (drum), Anwar Sadat (gitar), dan Arie Khomaini (bas) beberapa pekan silam memberondong publik dengan peluru paling gresnya, Gemuruh Musik Pertiwi.

“Ini adalah album tanpa harapan, tanpa diragukan karena sudah dipastikan kehebatannya. Selamat menikmati. Heavy metal tetap berkibar,” demikian tutur penutup mereka. Selebihnya, anda bisa simak lebih dekat dinamika mereka lewat www.myspace.com/fromswamp serta www.twitter.com/komunal

The heavy weight quartet from Bandung, Komunal, just released their latest record, Gemuruh Musik Pertiwi. Even though it’s still as heavy as ever, the approach in this third album is slightly different compared to the previous ones. Its roots are a little more rock than metal. Yet it’s not as fast, more mid-tempo, with clearer articulation, meaning you can hear what the vocalist sings about. According to the band, which is often tagged as one of the best heavy metal collectives in Indonesia, the album was recorded live at ArtSound Studio in Jakarta and only took a day to finish (excluding additional guitar improvisation and backing vocals). It’s also dedicated in honor of the legendary Indonesian rock veterans, God Bless. “In terms of spirit, Komunal wants to replicate what God Bless did in their magnum opus, Raksasa,” commented the frontman, Doddy Hamson. Keep yourself informed by visiting them at www.myspace.com/fromswamp and following at www.twitter.com/komunal.

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Dirilis di bawah panji Progresiv Barbar Musik, album ini merupakan terbitan ketiga setelah Panorama (Agustus 2004) dan Hitam Semesta (Januari 2008). Masih berasaskan musik cadas ritme Selatan dan tanah tandus (southern metal/ desert rock), dibanding dengan yang sebelumnya komposisi kali ini sedikit memperlambat tempo, artikulasi yang lebih jelas, serta lebih dekat ke rock dibanding metal namun tetap berbobot berat. Selain itu Gemuruh Musik Pertiwi direkam secara live di ArtSound Studio, Jakarta, dan hanya memakan waktu sehari—belum termasuk merekam gitar tambahan serta vokal latar. Selain demi menunjukkan penghambaan kepada heavy metal, kuartet ini pula mengaku bahwa album berisikan 9 tembang ini adalah refleksi penghormatan terhadap band rock legendaris negeri sendiri, God Bless. Komunal ingin mencontek habis apa yang God Bless pernah kreasikan di album brilian Raksasa, utamanya dalam spirit. Sementara itu secara lirik, masih menurut Doddy dkk, mengisahkan betapa menyenangkan bermain musik di dalam institusi bernama Komunal.


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Getting Across Safely


lthough the most common road-related complaint in Jakarta is about traffic congestion, safety for pedestrians is a significant issue too. A lack of discipline and consideration for other road users by both drivers and pedestrians seems to be the root cause of the problem. Motorcyclists riding on the pavement at busy times has been sufficiently annoying to walkers that a protest movement has even been launched by concerned citizens. Furthermore, car drivers will always try to park as close as possible to their destination – regardless of the impact on other road users, while some pedestrians will always jaywalk whenever an opportunity arises. I’m sure you’ve noticed how drivers on a school run will double- or even triple-park as close as possible to the school even if it reduces visibility and the road width to a single lane, while pedestrians, often too lazy to use footbridges, will shortcut directly across busy roads, putting their own lives and that of the drivers’ in danger. It doesn’t help, either, that many of the footbridges, particularly those on busway routes, are badly maintained, with gaping holes or worse and are potential death traps for the unwary. Paradoxically, one of the advantages of Jakarta’s gridlock at peak times is that it actually becomes easier to cross the road. Adopt the posture of someone hailing a taxi at the roadside: With an arm outstretched and pointing downwards slightly, flap your hand and proceed gingerly. Surprisingly, the traffic will give way, for interaction between road users is ultimately a non-contact sport.

Compare this with the far more dangerous position that exists in some of the major cities that are not quite as congested as the capital. Try crossing a busy road in Surabaya, for example. The problem you will face is that the traffic, although heavy, is moving much faster than the customary snail’s pace in Jakarta, making it that much harder to find a safe gap between vehicles. You can quite easily find yourself stranded at the kerb for almost 10 minutes before it is safe to cross. A more extreme version of this problem exists where the routeing of a toll road has split a village into two or divided two communities that lie adjacent to each other. You’ve guessed it: The locals will still want to cross the road. However, vehicles will be whizzing past at anything up to 200 kilometers per hour. Judging the speed of vehicles coming directly towards you is much harder than for those viewed sideways-on. The inevitable consequence of this hardly needs to be spelt out in gory detail. Regardless of how we normally travel around the capital, we all become pedestrians at some stage. Although road conditions are likely to remain far from ideal, a little bit more consideration on both sides, by drivers for pedestrians and vice versa, will go a long way towards making the hustle and bustle of urban living that much safer all round. (Jim Read) www.beatmag.com

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DJ Milinka has been putting her forces behind helping others with her charity called Milinka Love Movements (MLM), which we will be raising funds for at The Beat Party on Thursday May 24 at Red Square, and we thought we better find out more about the charity and what they do.

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Milinka, when was the MLM charity created and what does it do exactly? M: When my mom died in 2010, I felt that I needed to do more to help people. Losing her was unbearable. She always taught me to be a strong person and also to help people. She also helped loads of people when she was alive. I came up with the name “Milinka Love Movements” and did two charity events that year. I’ve had more time lately and since December last year I’ve done events once a month in a different city in Indonesia and hopefully will do some more in Europe this summer. What does it do? M: Milinka Love Movements is actually sharing ideas, feelings, helping others and also helping our own awareness of who we are by doing MLM

activities. Milinka Love Movements means: love yourself, love your family and love your life. Once I did a charity event for AIDS victims and hope one day we can share my ideas to educate people about aids in remote areas in Indonesia. Once I did a charity to help poor kids living on the street for their education costs, once I did a speech in a primary school motivating them to reach their dreams as much as they could, as many people are holding back their goals or dreams. At this moment there are many new jobs available, such as DJing, designing clothing, being a professional makeup artist, EO, being a lighting and sound technicians, and bartending. These jobs can now create a good future as well. I teach kids to be brave and make their dreams come true. As long as it is “halal/legal” and doesn’t harm people. Why not? Right?


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Who controls or decides what happens with the funds raised? M: Me. And what do you do with the funds exactly? M: We give it to local people who really need it. Are there any success stories since you began MLM? M: Success can be meaningful. When I did some charity in Aceh it wasn’t easy as it is a Muslim city. I helped them by raising funds in a club. And in the end I could help the local orphanage to eat for six months. They accepted my help and the media helped also. But my goal is to have an international foundation or help people not only in Indonesia… So in regard to this, I’m still far away from success. Aren’t there enough problems and causes to fight for just here in Indonesia? M: Yes… Actually too much to handle, but since I’m going to travel a lot across the world, why not do something good for the local people there as well.

M: At this point by doing free gigs and sharing profits with the events, which go to the MLM charity. We also have a charity box and ticket shares. You were in Bengkulu a couple of weeks ago. What was going on there? M: The same things I did in Aceh. Fund raising and give the money to local orphanage

What’s the next project you will be working on? M: For Milinka Love Movements I will do in Bangka Belitung on June. And July I will do in Serbia. My father’s country.

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How do you raise funds for the charity?


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Third Eye Studio www.antonismael.com http://thirdeyeproject. blogspot.com/ Jln. Nangka I No. 6 Cipete Utara, Jakarta Selatan 12150 Telp/Fax. 739 4050


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Wait, wait, stop right there, smile and click!” Those are the words, we often hear when we want to capture a moment as an image. Our whole society is now exposed to photography which has naturally become a sizeable part of everyday life. With gadgets from smartphones to computer tablets containing a built in camera, its almost as if we’re never more than a few feet away from one.

If you do wish to know more about the roots and techniques of good photography, many courses are offered in Jakarta and one in particular and out of the ordinary, is offered by a famous photographer named Anton Ismael. He offers his courses for free to anybody interested for a whole year, but there’s a catch. The course takes place at 6am in the morning and lasts until 9am two times a week. It might think it’s difficult to wake up to go to the gym, but imagine waking up to take a free class that teaches you the various aspects of photography. Well, at least it’s cool at that time of the morning! So grab a camera, find out more and start taking those awesome pictures!

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Back in the old days, before digital cameras, photography was both expensive and primitive. We had to buy film that could not be wasted greatly affecting how many shots you could take and making it a costlier hobby. But as time flies before our eyes, technology has given us many user-friendly gadgets that have also given us the chance to take lots of images. This is why, the trend of photography is everywhere and anyone can simply capture a picture. Provided with many applications that help you design and enhance your pictures to look brighter, classy or even vintage and now all is affordable and available to just about anybody.


FUN

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Luv’s Bar and Dine

Club Voyeur, Illigals

Equinox

Eldora Sports Bar

Lucy In he Sky

Blowfish

Otel Lobby

Hard Rock Cafe


Apollo Bar & Lounge

Otel Lobby

Red Square

Liquid Exchange

Luv’s Bar and Dine

Fairgrounds

Apollo Bar & Lounge

Otel Lobby


FUN

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Apollo Bar & Lounge

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Club Voyeur, Illigals

Fourties Resto Wine House

Treeshouse

LUV’s Bar & Dine

Red Square

Hard Rock Cafe


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A Romantic Evening 19 May 2012 starting from 19.30 onwards Aula Simfonia Jakarta For more information: +6221-6586 7808 or www.aulasimfoniajakarta.com

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By Erza S.T. fter previewing many of Aula Simfonia Jakarta’s regular concerts (as well as other concerts in Jakarta), my editor started to wonder if there is any concert that is not only focused on baroque and classical music. With such a long history of Western classical music, how come Jakarta always chooses Bach, Mozart and Beethoven compositions on its concert program all the time? Luckily, every now and then there are concerts that take risks and come out from their comfort zone. This time, it is Aula Simfonia Jakarta that is surprising us with their unusual upcoming

concert program on May 19. Instead of keeping it consistent with “heavenly music� repertoires (read: Bach, Haydn, Handel and Beethoven), this time Aula Simfonia Jakarta decided to up the ante by choosing repertoires from the romantic period. Romanticism here has nothing to do with romance or love, though that theme was common in many works composed during this time period. Romanticism here is more of an artistic, literary and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the early 19th century. Its purpose is to increase emotional expression and power to describe deeper truths


The resident orchestra: Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra led under Dr. Stephen Tong chose Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 (known as the Scottish Symphony) to be the opening. Mendelssohn, who was composing during the early romantic period, drew his inspiration for this symphony after seeing a painting on his Scottish trip. Dedicated to Queen Victoria, this symphony has a grand first movement, a joyous second movement that is influenced by Scottish folk music. The program follows with an exciting yet powerful symphonic poem of Jean Sibelius’ “Finlandia”. This piece was originally composed for the Press Celebrations of 1899 as a covert protest against increasing censorship from the Russian Empire. Going towards the end of this symphony you can hear calm comes over the orchestra and the serenely melodic Finlandia Hymn is played. This composition is very popular

The last composition on this ‘romantic’ concert program is perhaps the most thrilling one of all and is the most famous: Piano Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Many professional pianists dream of performing this composition. This piece in particular is one of Rachmaninoff’s most enduringly popular pieces and established his fame as a concerto composer. However this composition is not an easy work for him. Compounded by problems in his personal life, Rachmaninoff fell into a depression that lasted for several years. The second piano concerto confirmed his recovery from clinical depression and writer’s block. He dedicated this work to Nikolai Dahl, a physician who had restored his self-confidence. A young and talented pianist name Indah Lestari Hertanto who graduated from Towson University in Maryland, USA will perform as the solo pianist to play this defiant piece. Like Sibelius’ Finlandia, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is also a popular movie soundtrack and has appeared in movies such as Nodame Cantabile and Clint Eastwood’s 2010 film Hereafter.

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There are plenty of great monumental works created during this period of Western classical music. Aula Simfonia Jakarta chose some great works made by Sibelius, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff to represent the sound of music from this great period.

and used as movie soundtracks including the 1990 Bruce Willis blockbuster: Die hard 2 - Die Harder.

It is not that often that Aula Simfonia Jakarta chooses such a refreshing program like this one. I hope there will be more in the future…

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or human feelings, while preserving or extending the formal structures from the classical period. The subject matter in this period is not purely abstract, but also frequently drawn from other art forms such as literature, history (historical figures) or nature itself.


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The name Smoking Joe’s is synonymous with authentic, great tasting St. Louis style barbeque. The popular American franchise from St. Louis, Missouri is located in the bustling heart of Smoking Joe’s Jakarta and is the first of its kind in Lunch Delight the Asia Pacific. Promo We are also the only restaurant in our class to offer halal cooking methods to ensure a pleasant dining experience for all our valued guests. Smoking Joe’s celebrates great beef with the all new beef ribs and oxtail soup lunch promotion.You can choose Smoking Joe’s Beef Ribs (59k++); the signature massive beef ribs, grilled to perfection. Or, for a more local touch, try the all-time favorite Oxtail Soup (59k++). One taste of our world–famous barbeque and you’ll understand why Smoking Joe’s is a household name throughout the mid-western United States and now Jakarta. Nama Smoking Joe’s begitu melekat dengan hidangan barbeque khas kota St. Louis. Dan dari sanalah restoran ini hadir di Jakarta sebagai cabang pertamanya di kawasan Asia Pasific. Smoking Joe’s juga dengan bangga menghadirkan metode masak yang HALAL bagi anda. Kini, ada lunch promo yang menarik dari Smoking Joe’s; cobalah Smoking Joe’s Beef Ribs (Rp. 59.000++) yang terkenal itu. Dan jika ingin hidangan lokal yang lebih familiar, ada Oxtail Soup (Rp. 59.000++) atau sop buntut yang pastinya akan memuaskan anda. Datanglah ke Smoking Joe’s untuk makan siang yang tak terlupakan. Smoking Joe’s. The East Tower Mezzanine, Jl. Lingkar Mega Kuningan, Kav. E3.2 No. 1, Jakarta. Ph: (021) 57958148. www.smokingjoesindonesia.com. Facebook: Smoking Joe’s BBQ and Lounge. Twitter: @smoking_joes

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Portico Terrace Bistro presents Sunday Brunch Club, a special program for kids, every Sunday. Parents can enjoy a select menu, while their children can participate in fun activities under Portico Sunday the supervision of Brunch Club! trained staff. Portico also introduces a kids menu at 100k++ and a chance for the little ones to join Kids Love Disco. The menu includes Set Menu A that includes spaghetti meat balls, vanilla ice cream, and hot or ice chocolate; Set Menu B includes chicken strips with fries, fruits skewer with chocolate dip and hot or ice chocolate. Sunday Champagne Brunch is available for the parents with selections of eggs benedict, classic omelet, cinnamon french toast, and mexican omelet. Portico Terrace Bistro mempersembahkan program spesial yaitu Sunday Brunch Club yang ditujukan untuk putra putri tercinta di hari Minggu. Para orang tua yang bisa menikmati menu pilihan, sementara sang buah hati bisa bergabung dengan aktifitas yang diawasi oleh penjaga yang sudah terjamin keahliannya. Portico juga memperkenalkan menu untuk anak anak dengan harga 100k++ dan mereka bisa bergabung dalam Kids Love Disco. Menunya antara lain adalah Set Menu A yaitu Spaghetti Meat Balls,Vanilla Ice Cream, dan Hot/Ice Chocolate. Sedangkan Set Menu B terdiri dari Chicken Strips with Fries, Fruits Skewer with chocolate Dip dan Hot/ Ice Chocolate. Sunday Champagne Brunch untuk para orang tua, ada pilihan menu Brunch seperti Egg Benedict, Classic Omelet, Cinnamon French Toast, Mexican Omelette.


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Liquid Exchange in Epiwalk Mall are always offering guests new treats and this month on the cocktail list is the new DADDY’S CELERY (85K), which is a fresh concussion of the spring flavours of tequila, celery, mint and Bacardi Lemon. And in the food department you wouldn’t want to go past the new AUSTRALIAN LAMB CHOPS PROVENCAL STYLE (159K). This dish consists of Australian lamb chops Provencal style (herbs & Breadcrumb crusted chops with a red wine sauce and served with O’Brian potatoes and baby green beans mixed with diced tomato. Get these specials all May at Lex.

Get the Chop and Cocktails at Lex

Liquid Exchange: Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said, Kav. C-22, Epicentrum Walk. Jakarta. Tel: (021) 29941441

Hard Rock Cafe celebrates everything Mexican this month of May by dishing up tasty Mexican cuisine as part of their Cinco De Mayo Celebration. Check out their Twin Patty Queso with Borracho beans, Chargrilled Fajitas Beef Quesadilla, Chargrilled Fajitas Chicken Quesadilla, served throughout the month of May. Any order from the Cinco De Mayo menu comes with 1 bottle of Corona beer or 1 glass of virgin margarita. Hard Rock Cafe will also hold a Viva México Party on the May 16 where you can have Buy 1 Get 1 Tequila all night and dance to cool latin tunes!! Hard Rock Café: EX - Plaza Indonesia. Jl. MH. Thamrin Kav. 13. Jakarta Tel: (021) 3199-0164

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Viva Mexico!


BIBLIOTHEQUE Restaurant & Lounge

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ince its opening in late 2009, Bibliotheque has been creating a stir in the local restaurant scene. Known for having one of the most beautiful and grand interiors in town, it has become the congregation point for the beautiful set of Jakarta. The high ceiling is quite a sight itself and the floor-to-ceiling bookshelves are amazing. The comfy, oversize leather sofas and dark wood furnishings only add a certain splendor to the place.

With a dazzling décor and very tantalizing menu, Bibliotheque the place to be in Jakarta!

Currently, the restaurant’s new management has come up with a new, cozier concept, with more emphasis on the food and beverages. Bibliotheque Restaurant & Lounge’s new executive chef, Zul, employs the freshest ingredients and contemporary techniques to please the restaurant’s discriminating diners.

Our epicurean experience here began with the House Smoked Salmon (95k); Norwegian salmon, sliced a la minute, and served with Philadelphia cream cheese, capers and onions, and pain de Champagne bread. The salmon was marinated and left for 48 hours, and then smoked for 4 1/2 hours more. With its own smoking machine for the salmon, you know that Bibliotheque pay special attention to details when it comes to their food. A wonderful starter. Another fish dish, the tataki-style Sesame Crusted Rare Tuna (120k) is served with shimeji mushrooms and asparagus. It is also a popular item here.


beautiful patio seating area. It is especially popular on a balmy evening. Don’t forget to accompany yourself with some of the restaurant’s signature cocktails such as the tasty Exotic Mango (90k); a mixture of Malibu mango rum, Absolut Mango, a little bit of sweet and sour, and some mango puree, or the Magic Winter (90k); a visual treat of sweet concoction made with Absolut Raspberry, strawberry liquor, Crème de Cacao White Bols, fresh milk, and some fresh strawberries.

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The 36 Hour Braised Lamb Shoulder (195k) was next to arrive on our table. It is served with Flageolet beans puree, Kalamata olives, and grilled eggplant. A popular item in French cooking, the Flageolet beans were pureed and seasoned with thyme, garlic, and chicken stock. It sure was a welcomed change from the usual mashed potatoes. The lamb shoulder itself was done sous-vide; very evenly and not over cooked, retaining all the juiciness. In one word: Sublime!

Cigar aficionados can also rejoice with More for the carnivore in you, the Braised Beef Bibliotheque’s extensive collection of cigars. Cheek (155k) is another crowd favorite here, And the restaurant also caters for your events; served with herbs mashed potato and bread. from arisans to birthday parties to product launchings, you’ll be in the good hands with the The cheese platters at Bibliotheque are also staff at Bibliotheque.With unparalleled ambiance noteworthy. Imported directly from France, and unrivaled menu execution, this place is a there are two types of cheese platters to choose real crowd pleaser of the highest order. from: the Epoisse (165k), which is a strong (Budi Iskandar) flavored Marc de Bourgogne cheese, and the milky smooth Camambert Cru de Normandie Bibliotheque Restaurant & Lounge (125k).

Make sure you make use of Bibliotheque’s

Sampoerna Strategic Square, South Tower GF 7-8, Jl. Jend. Sudirman kav. 45-46, Jakarta 12930 Ph.: (021) 5795 6977-78 Please note: Closed on Sunday Twitter: @Bibliothequejkt Facebook: bibliothequejkt

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As for dessert, we simply bow to the Orange Grand Marnier Soufflé (55k); a wonderfully made dessert, served with ice cream. This one you’ve just got to try!


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Movida Tapas ÂĄBienvenidos! to a little corner of Spain in Jakarta.

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Tapas Movida

Jl. Cipete Raya No. 66, Jakarta Selatan 12410 Ph: (021) 751 0851 Open: 9 am – 10 pm (until midnight on Friday & Saturday) www.tapasmovida.co.id Facebook: Tapas Movida Jakarta Twitter: @tapasmovida


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Let’s start our culinary journey with some pinchos or Spanish bar snacks which are traditional in northern Spain, especially in the Basque country. Related to tapas, they’re called pinchos because many of them have a pincho (Spanish for spike), usually a toothpick through them. We began with a trio of pinchos: Montadito de Ternera con Queso Azul y Cebolla Caramelizada - ternderloin, blue cheese, and caramelized onion (25k), Brocheta de Guacamole y Gambas Ajillo garlic shrimps and guacamole (25k), and Huevo Sobre Anchoas con Cebolla y Perejil - eggs over anchovies with onion and parsley (17.5k). We also had Esparagos Envueltos en Hojaldre con Ali Oli - baked asparagus wrapped in puff pastry with ali oli (17.5k). All are scrumptious starters.

risotto-style dish. The fabulous Chuletas de Cordero con Ali Oli - Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Garlic Mayonnaise (85k) is simply an outstanding dish. Paella is an iconic Spanish rice dish, native to Valencia. The Paella de Marisco - Seafood Paella (295k) is a perfect way of sharing. It’s like a party in a 24-cm diameter pan! The preparation takes about 30 minutes, but well worth the wait; a magnificent melange of rice, herbs, spices, and seafood. Of course, you’ve got to try the superb Spanish wine and fruit concoction, Sangria (250k by the jug) here! And the Mojito (75k by glass, 450k by the jug) is also noteworthy. Tapas Movida also prides itself of having an extensive collection of all-Spanish wine, with no less than 38 brands available. Make room for the Postres or desserts: the Peras Escalfadas - Poached Pears and the Platano Caramelizado - Caramelized Banana (both 40k, respectively) are both sweet picks. Yes, they do have the Churros con Chocolate – Spanish Fried doughnut strips. But they’re actually more of a breakfast treat. Speaking of which, Tapas Movida is open daily at 9 am should you feel like having a Spanish-style breakfast.

Every Monday at 12.30 pm, you can learn to dance Flamenco here. But if you just feel like Alongside tapas, you’ll also find raciones, which watching, Monday evening is the time to catch are often just a larger portion of the tapas, a Flamenco performance. While on Friday and big enough for two or three to share, but not Saturday nights, an acoustic band will be playing. necessarily. And be sure to show your support for the Spanish national team’s EURO 2012 campaign We chose Calamares en su Tinta con Arroz here, this summer. ¡Vamonos! Blanco - Squid with Rice (35k), a delectable (Budi Iskandar)

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apas is a variety of snacks or appetizers, a true celebration of the Spanish culture and social way of life. Tapas Movida is reminiscent of a beautiful Mediterranean restaurant and bar. Dark wood elegantly dominates the interior. The patio area, with its tile-laden seats, is especially gorgeous. There are only a handful of tapas eateries in Jakarta, but Spanish Executive Chef Manuel Verdaguer makes sure you’ll have an authentic Spanish epicurean experience at Tapas Movida. Since opening in mid-2011, the flavorsome paellas and host of tapas never fail to lure diners back time and time again.


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Jl. Fatmawati Raya Ruko 100D. Cilandak, Jakarta Selatan

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11.30am – 9.30pm for lunch and dinner. Coffee time from 9am

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beverages

Coffee (Black, Capucino, Café Latte, Cortado, Kopi Aceh, Caramel Machiato), Wedang Jahe, Milk Shake, Juices

foods

US Beef Tenderloin 88k, Rib Eye 78k, Sirloin 71k, Signature Steak Short Ribs 71k, Wagyu 80k with 4 sauces (BBQ, Black Pepper, Mushroom, Teriyaki). Kids Club Sausage 20k, Chicken Finger 20k.

contact

021-97 94 37 99. www.facebook.com/clubsteak

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what

Sixty Niner is a café dedicated to the cyclists that combines a concept of sports and a hangout place. There’s a bicycle shop upstairs and a café that is surrounded by bicycles in every corner downstairs. It doesn’t only feature bicycles, the café also provides Club Steak which serves select steaks with economical prices to add protein to those legs. It can be a place for you to relax while enjoying a cup of coffee. Located in a strategic area, Sixty Niner is a base camp for cyclists who are always gathering there every weekend.


Tough Guys Don’t Cry

By: @JohanJT

Apa yang menjadi definisi kamu ketika memikirkan “cowok tangguh”? Dari ketiga film berikut dengan cowok-cowok keren sebagai pemeran utamanya, kamu akan belajar tentang arti “tangguh” tidak berarti harus jago berantem. Ada yang tangguh karena melindungi yang membutuhkan, tangguh karena pendirian kuat, dan tangguh dalam menghadapi kematian di depan mata. Jadilah tangguh juga di www.blitzmegaplex.com dan www.21cineplex.com! Do tough guys cry when being hurt? Supposedly not, but they cope with the suffering in their own ways. You want to be tough? Learn from these guys! One needs to be tough to protect an innocent, the other is a smart and hard-willed warrior, another has to be tough to deal with a deadly disease. Check out www.blitzmegaplex.com and www.21cineplex.com!

Safe Action, Crime Thriller. Writer & Directors: Boaz Yakin. Cast: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke, Anson Mount. Luke Wright (Jason Statham, Transporter) adalah seorang petarung arena yang hidupnya dihancurkan oleh sindikat mafia Rusia dengan membunuh keluarga dan orang-orang tercintanya. Dia pun harus hidup di jalanan kota New York dengan rasa bersalah dan menyadari kalau setiap gerak-geriknya dipantau oleh kelompok mafia ini. Takdir mempertemukannya dengan Mei, seorang anak kecil berdarah Cina yang menyimpan memori tentang kode-kode angka berharga. Ketika Luke mengetahui kalau salah satu kelompok orang jahat yang memburu Mei adalah sindikat mafia Rusia yang membunuh istrinya, dia akhirnya memutuskan untuk menyelesaikan dendam hidupnya dan melindungi Mei dari buruan para orang jahat. Sebagai salah satu aktor laga yang sudah berhasil, tidaklah heran kalau Jason Statham kembali menjadi pilihan sutradara Boaz Yakin untuk membintangi film bertemakan kriminal mafia ini. Sutradara Boaz Yakin sendiri sebelumnya merupakan penulis film “Prince of Persia” yang terbilang berhasil dalam membawakan sisi petualangan dan action. Membaca premis di atas, kamu pastinya sudah sadar kalau film semacam ini tidak akan diwarnai dengan twist yang akan membuat kamu memutar otak. Jadi bergaya macho lah ala Statham, siapkan amunisi popcornmu dan nikmati adrenalin di layar bioskop! An ex cage fighter whose life was destroyed by mobsters crosses paths with a young Chinese girl with secret codes sought after by the same Russian gang. Who comes in your mind to play the tough guy role? Correct, Statham is definitely a good answer! With an action-crime flick like this, expect nothing with numerous twists in its story line. You just need to sit back and prepare for some adrenaline with chases, gunshots and bare fists… and the occasional popcorn!

Corolianus Drama, Thriller. Director: Ralph Fiennes. Writer: John Logan. Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vannes Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt. Caius Martius Corolianus (Ralph Fiennes) adalah seorang jendral dari kota Roma yang berpendirian kuat juga ekstrim. Dimanipulasi oleh ibunya sendiri, Volumnia (Vanessa Redgrave) untuk mengincar kekuasaan lebih tinggi di


kursi konsul, dia pun terpaksa harus merendahkan diri untuk mencari dukungan publik yang ternyata membencinya. Corolianus pun marah dan menyebabkan kericuhan massal yang juga diprovokasi oleh para politikus lawannya hingga dia dikucilkan keluar dari kota Roma. Dia pun terpaksa bersumpah jiwa dan raganya untuk membantu satu-satunya musuh yang sebelumnya dibenci dirinya, Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler) untuk membalasa dendam ke penduduk kota Roma. Sebagai pemeran utama di dalamnya, film ini juga merupakan debut sutradara dari Ralph Fiennes dibantu kolaborasi dari penulias John Logan yang sudah memenangkan banyak penghargaan dengan film seperti “Gladiator”, “The Last Samurai”. Kehadiran aktris senior seperti Vanessa Redgrave dan aktor baru seperti Gerard Butler, “Corolianus” bisa dibilang menempatkan orang yang cocok dengan karakter dari karya William Shakespeare ini yang dibuat dalam versi lebih modern. Intrik politik, peperangan dan propaganda yang diceritakan akan mengikat penonton dengan caranya tersendiri di cerita “Corolianus”. Siapkan strategi politik dan perangmu di bioskop! More and more senior actors are turning into directors and starring in the films they direct. It definitely raises an eyebrow when a former star of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Ralph Fiennes, the guy who played Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter, is both directing and in the leading role. “Corolianus” might be one of Shakespeare’s least liked plays, but renowned scriptwriter John Logan (Gladiator, Sweeney Todd) screenplay and Fiennes’ excellent directing make this modern retelling of a classic relevant in its political and military plot. Because the lines are from the original Shakespeare play, this movie is not for those with poor language skills or an aversion to 16th century English.

50/50 Drama, Comedy. Director: Jonathan Levine. Writer: Will Reiser. Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston. Diinspirasi berdasarkan kisah nyata dari penulis Will Reiser sendiri, 50/50 adalah sebuah film yang bercerita tentang persahabatan, cinta, hidup sehidup-hidupnya dan juga hal-hal lucu yang bisa ditemukan di situasi yang tidak umum. Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) mengalami perubahan hidup yang drastis ketika dia didiagnosa mengidap kanker yang tak lazim. Menjalani hari-hari yang masih tersisa untuknya, sahabat baiknya, Kyle (Seth Rogen) menemani dan mewarnai hidupnya dengan humor. Di saat bersamaan Adam juga menemukan cinta baru yang membuat hidupnya lebih berarti.50/50 akan mengingatkan ke kita kalau persahabatan dan cinta sejati selalu adalah penyembuh paling baik dalam hidup. Film 50/50 sempat dinominasikan dalam kategori Best Comedy di Golden Globe Awards kemarin, begitu juga Joseph Gordon-Levitt sebagai salah satu aktor terbaik. Kombinasi Joseph Gordon-Levitt dan Seth Rogen yang lucu akan membuat kamu tertawa dan tersenyum bahagia walaupun tema ceritanya sendiri terdengar depresi. Film 50/50 murni bergantung dari skenario cerita dan akting dari para pemain utamanya yang secara mengejutkan saling menguatkan dengan sangat baik. Langsung tuliskan daftar hal yang akan kamu lakukan untuk menjalankan hidupmu sepenuhnya setelah keluar dari bioskop! Inspired by the writer Will Reiser’s own true experiences with cancer, 50/50 is the story of a guy’s, Adam’s, transformational and funny journey with cancer. With true friendship and love, no matter what bizarre turns they take, they are indeed the greatest remedies in life. Despite the depressing premise, this film will surely make you smile and also laugh. So live life to the fullest and watch 50/50!


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Is Kiehl’s Really Slashing Their

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There are several Kiehl’s products that I’m so fond of, especially its toner, but the price differences between here and in the US have made me reluctant to purchase it. It’s as big as 56% percent! But Kiehl’s current prices don’t differ much from those overseas. So no need to go through all the hassle to get it overseas for a fair price. Cheryl Vitali, Worldwide General Manager of Kiehl’s, commented on the lowered price scheme. “As a result of our global expansion, we are currently in over 900 points of sale and have gained significant efficiencies in the costs of doing business. As part of our customer-centered approach to business, it has always been our goal to offer accessible pricing in all of our markets. It is, therefore, our great pleasure to be able to share some of that success with our customers in the form of new lower prices on our products in Indonesia.”

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couldn’t believe my ears when I heard the rumour that Kiehl’s is slashing their prices. Is it even possible? Turns out, it’s true! Kiehl’s has really decrease their prices.

Kiehl’s recipe is simple, “We do no advertising and use simple, utilitarian packaging so that we may concentrate our efforts and costs on what is truly important – the efficacy and quality of our formulations.” added Vitali.

Are you planning to get anything now that the price has been reduced?

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Steal Raisa’s Style on Instagram

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nstagram has been quite a phenomenon in the social media world. It is every Apple and Android user’s most addictive application, in which you can upload photos of everything you want and follow other user’s photo streams and also comment and like each other’s pics.

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Raisa Andriana, the beautiful and very trendy singer is apparently an Instagram addict. She uses this app quite nicely to share her daily fashion style, makeup looks, and a peek or two about her personal life (including her cute boyfriend at the moment, Keenan Pearce). She’s got thousands of followers, and gets thousands of likes on a single photo. That makes her the most sought-after Instagram celebrity in Indonesia and a trendsetter for her fans.

Pictures courtesy from: RaisaAndriana’s Instagram @Raisa6690


People adore her fashion sense because she’s simply adorable. She makes sure that everything she wears is not over the top but down to earth and fashionable enough to show people that she’s got her own taste in fashion.

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What are the most coveted items according to Raisa’s dictionary? Melissa “Talking ” Shoes

Zara Asymmetric

Kate Spade iPhone Case

She’s at her best when it comes to accessorizing herself. From Melissa to Zara, Furla to Marc by Marc Jacobs, her adorable selection of shoes and bags makes her a trend setter. Her style is a mixture of high-street fashion and some luxury stuff, but in a modest way. She would pair Furla candy bag with Melissa “Talking” heels, or a Marc Jacobs bag from ”Petal to the Metal” series with

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cute Zara flats. Not to mention how she makes the Kate Spade iphone case a phenomenon. Everybody seems to be carrying it these days, and I believe Raisa is the one to blame So, do you love Raisa’s style as much as I do? I bet not, because I’m totally obseesed.

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s Marc by Marc Jacob “Sookie” Bag


Actus Contritionis – A solo exhibition by Agung Kurniawan

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Now – May 30th Agung Kurniawan doesn’t merely present his work as a form of expression or representation, but also as an experiment to question society’s status quo, thinking, and behavior. He creates in the hope that his work will provide the much needed spark/jolt to get us active and aware about the situation that is around us, pushing us to take realistic steps towards a change. umahseni@MentengArtSpace Jl Suwiryo 11, Menteng.

You & I – Gua Yixiu and Sarah choo Now – May 28th This is an art event that explores the relationship between an ordered community and individuals. The work explores ideas of a subdued womanhood also presenting the ‘trapped woman’ in an Asian culture combined with the artist’s interpretation of individuality. This makes this a remarkable exhibition, one that will get your thoughts going. Marsio Fine Art gallery. Jalan Cianjur no 17 Menteng, Jakarta.

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Now – May 20th ‘Malam di Jari Kita’ or ‘Wax on our Fingers’ is a unique approach by the guys at ICAN to expose the Mystical art of batik making. This is one exhibition that will surely add a lot of motif to your life and bring an understanding of how beautiful and rooted in tradition this art is. For more information visit www.malamdijarikita.com


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Exhibition by Nicholas Hilman and Sasya Tranggono

Now – June 8 2012

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ortraying the unconditional love a mom reserves for her children, artists Nicholas Hilman and Sasya Tranggono uses bright colors and shapes to express love in a soft beautiful object. To celebrate Mothers Day, this seemed like the perfect idea and images depicting a mothers fervent love to her children is a beautiful thought and in this case a beautiful sight. Masterful watercolor strokes combined with a beautiful setting at the Four Seasons Jakarta makes this a show you don’t want to miss. Drag your mums along and take a moment and appreciate art and all she has done for you. Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta


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Jack White Blunderbuss

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Poor old Jack White. A cursory listen to brand new solo album Blunderbuss would suggest that he hasn’t been having a very good time lately in the romance department. Recently divorced from partner of six years, Karen Elston and no longer gracing stages with sister/ex wife Meg White (depending on which tabloid you’ve been reading), it’s understandable that he may be feeling a tad miffed with the fairer sex.

Worthy Worthless Worm Fodder

However, if it’s a string of soppy breakup ballads you’re expecting, think again, as Blunderbuss bashes us about the head with love in its most destructive, inequitable form. “I want love to roll me over slowly / stick a knife inside me / and twist it all around” he sneers on Love Interruption, clearly still smarting from the breakup. All of this should be taken with a pinch of salt though, as the erstwhile White Stripe, occasional Raconteur and country duet aficionado is well known for flinging around a bit of artistic license in the name of blues “authenticity”. “I’m Bo Diddly” he boasts on the rockabilly I’m Shakin’ - tongue stuck firmly in cheek to make sure no one takes him too seriously. It’s also worth noting that Elston sings backup on a couple of the tracks, so I suspect things aren’t all that bad for our Jack. Musically, Blunderbuss will slide in perfectly between The White Stripes’ DIY garage blues and the Raconteurs’ indie swagger on your record shelf - White’s caterwauling screech powering along tracks like Missing Pieces and the most White-Stripesy track on the album Sixteen Saltines. By track four though he really hits his stride, with Love Interruption, Blunderbuss and Hypocritical Kiss providing a glorious suite of country blues, all washed in sweeping Nashville piano and pared down acoustic guitar. While no great departure from the kind of music we’ve all come to expect from this inimitable musician, Blunderbuss succeeds in being a fantastically inventive ode to broken-hearted blues for those who just don’t do soppy. Dan Ashcroft

The Raconteurs Broken Boy Soldiers White teams up with Brendan Benson & co. for a catchy yet patchy supergroup effort.

The White Stripes Icky Thump 300mph torrential outpour blues courtesy of Jack & Meg.

Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks

Bob’s big break up blues album.

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Belgian MAP K8 Deutsche Bank Building, Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 80 Menteng, : 021 - 316-2030

France MAP J7 Jl. Thamrin 20 : 021 - 314 28 07

MĂŠxico MAP O6 Menara Mulia Building, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 9-11. Jakarta Selatan : 021 - 520-3980

Brazil MAP O7 Menara Mulia Building, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 9-11 : 021 - 526-5656 Brunei Darussalam MAP J9

Jl. Teuku Umar No. 9 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 3190-2390 Cambodia MAP U6 Jl. TB Simatupang Kav 13 Kebagusan, : 021 - 781-2523 Canada MAP M7 World Trade Centre, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Kav. 29 : 021 - 2550-7800 Chile MAP O9 Bina Mulia Building I, Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. 10. Kuningan, : 021 - 252 1982 China MAP N7 Jl. Mega Kuningan 2 Karet Kuningan, : 021 - 576-1039 Czech Republic MAP I8 Jl. Gereja Theresia No. 20 Menteng, : 021 - 390-4075

Germany MAP K7 Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 1 Menteng, : 021 - 3985-5000 Greece MAP M8 Plaza 89, 12th floor Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-7 No. 6. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-7776 India MAP P8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. S-1. Kuningan, : 021 - 520-4150 Iran MAP K8 Jl. H.O.S. Cokroaminoto No. 110. Menteng : 021 - 331-378, 331391, 334-637 Iraq MAP J9 Jl. Teuku Umar No. 38 Menteng, : 021 - 390-4067 Italy MAP K10 Jl. P. Diponegoro No. 45 : 021 - 3193 7445

Myanmar MAP J8 Jl. H. Agus Salim No. 109 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-0440 Netherlands MAP O8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. S-3. Kuningan : 021 - 525-1515 New Zealand MAP M5 Sentral Senayan 2, Jl Asia Afrika No 8. Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 570-9460 Norwegian MAP N7 Menara Rajawali Building, Mega Kuningan, : 021 - 576 1523/24 Papua New Guinea MAP O3

Panin Bank Centre, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1 : 021 - 725-1218 Philippines MAP K9 Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 6-8 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 310-0334

Spain MAP I7 Jl. H. Agus Salim No. 61 Gondangdia, Menteng, : 021 - 314-2355 Sri Lanka MAP K10 Jl. Diponegoro No. 70 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 314-1018l Sweden MAP N7 Menara Rajawali, Jl. Mega Kuningan Lot No. 5.1 Kawasan Mega Kuningan, : 021 - 2553-5900 Switzerland MAP P8 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X3-2. Kuningan, : 021 - 525-6061 Thai MAP K8 Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 74 Menteng, Jakarta Pusat : 021 - 390-4052 United Kingdom MAP J7

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

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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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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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UCube Digital USB Speakers These UCube Digital USB Speakers are simple and stylish and powered by USB. Sometimes the simplest designs are the most elegant. They measure just 3.25″ square so you can put them anywhere on your desk. As an added bonus, these speakers are detachable from their heavy aluminum stands, so they are even more versatile. They deliver 15 watts per channel and feature a Balance Mode Radiator or BMR which produces a full frequency range with a wide dispersion pattern. So they sound great are 15 watts. www.thinkgeek.com $149.99

The iPhone Lens Dial

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If you’re anything like us, a trip to the optometrist is a real treat. It’s like a photographer’s dreamland! Full of big, beautiful, and fascinating optical gadgets. After all, getting new glasses is like getting a new lens for your brain. (If only our health insurance covered a Canon L lens). That must be why the iPhone Lens Dial caught our eye. It looks just like a Phoropter, that doohickey the doc uses to test our sight! The iPhone Lens Dial boasts three optical-quality coated glass lenses: wide angle, fisheye, and telephoto. All wrapped up in a slim aircraft-grade aluminum jacket equipped with two tripod mounts (for portrait or landscape shots). To switch between lenses just rotate the disc! Best part: the lenses never leave your phone, so they’re always at the ready. Use the 0.7x wide angle for sweeping landscapes or get fun warped images with the 0.33x fisheye. Switch to the 1.5x Telephoto and get nearly two times closer to your subject. Wowza. photojojo.com $249

LG 990 s II The LG Optimus 2X P990 is an Android v2.2 Froyo (upgradeable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread) mobile and is the first dual core smartphone to hit the market. The hardware specs on the Optimus 2X phone oust every other smartphone currently in the market. Ticking beneath the Optimus 2Xs chassis is a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor featuring two 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 cores along with eight ULP GeForce GPU cores. The dual core processing power translates to effortless multi-tasking, HD gaming, jitter-free HD video playback and zero-lag web browsing experience. The Optimus 2X P990 packs an 8 megapixel camera with built-in flash and supports full HD 1080p video recording and playback. This 3G smartphone also features a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera. Cellular World. Jl. Teuku Umar 60, Denpasar. Rp. 4.299.000

Medisana TargetScale One of the best things about technology is how it can mediate mundane or annoying activities, such as hopping on the scale to see the damage caused by the last few months of winter. Enter the Medisana TargetScale , which transforms the entire notion of the bathroom scale into a device that any UFO fan could appreciate. The TargetScale quickly and accurately measures weight, BMI, water percentage, and even muscle and bone mass. Information for up to four users can be stored, and as you program a target weight, the rings on the scale will glow accordingly to how close you are to achieving your fitness goal. This information can also be monitored remotely with its free VitaDock app from your iPhone, so there’s no escaping your guilt at the next three martini lunch. www.firebox.com £129.99


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Breadmaker This breadmaker bakes golden-brown, flavorful artisanal bread and was the easiest to use. The Best Breadmaker baked white, wheat, and cinnamon raisin loaves with moist, airy interiors and crisp crusts, unlike other units that produced dry loaves with barely browned exteriors. The Best Breadmaker automatically incorporates dried fruit, nuts, or herbs at the proper time, unlike other models that require the user to manually add additional ingredients. Scoring highest for features, The Best model has a backlit LCD control panel that allows users to quickly select a light, medium, or dark brown crust, the size of the loaf (1 to 2 1/2-lbs) and the type of bread. The Best model automatically kneads the dough, allows it to rise, “punches” it down, and bakes it to the preferred settings. www. hammacher.com $249.95

Double your performance with the LG P698. It brings in more convenience and productivity with its dual SIM capability, so its easy for you to manage both sides of your life. It combines the popular social networking sites under one widget on the homescreen to ensure easy accessibility. Its Smart Share feature allows you to share videos, music on bigger screens instantly. It sports an 8.1cm HVGA capacitive display that offers a sharper and clearer viewing experience. Also, its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow for fast and easy data sharing. LG P698 Optimus Net Dual is a dual SIM Android OS 2.3 smartphone which features 3.2” HVGA capacitive touchscreen, GPS, WiFi, 3MP camera, Bluetooth, VGA@24fps video capture, SNS integration and microSDHC card slot. Cellular World. Jl. Teuku Umar 60, Denpasar. Rp.1.675.000

iHome iP4 Boombox Not content to simply mimic the looks of an old-school, cassette-powered system, the iHome iP4 Boombox borrows the general shape and attitude of classic systems but belongs squarely in the 21st century, thanks to its subdued monotone design, modern technology like SRS TruBass DSP, a flexible iPod/iPhone dock, four-inch carbon composite woofers and one-inch tweeters, an auxiliary input jack, backlit buttons, a five-band graphic equalizer with LCD display, and a decidedly low-tech FM radio. www.firebox.com £199.99

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The Soundwagon is now available worldwide! As the world’s smallest portable vinyl record player, the Soundwagon is a must for any DJ or music lover. Featured in the 2001 movie Scratch and various media around the world the Soundwagon is a highly sought collectible previously unavailable globally. But it’s not just a collectable. The Soundwagon is a selfcontained record player, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Just place it on any 33 rpm vinyl record and listen to its crystal clear sound driven by a 9V battery and built-in speaker. Whether shopping for vinyl records, checking out the stash at your local garage sale or listening to your old man’s disco records, the Soundwagon is a must. www. soundwagon.jp/ $99.99


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The spacious private villa is strategically hidden in the quiet part of the Dhyana Pura entertainment district in Seminyak, Kuta. With acclaimed international eateries, hangout spots, and beaches located a short distance away guests are in for both the tranquil as well as the exciting scenes of Seminyak.

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Villa Barissan is the brainchild of Zohra Boukhari, a Morocco born artist/designer, who uses her love of vintage and Middle-Eastern adornments as the main inspiration for the establishment. The villa blends the serene tropical ambiance of Bali, elaborate Javanese arts and earthy tones of the North Africa cultural landscape.

A home for the holiday right in the center of Seminyak’s entertainment district The large open-style dining and kitchen area is the central focal point in Villa Barissan. It overlooks the pool area and is equipped with a large table where family and friends can gather around for a feast or just an afternoon tea. Two friendly staff members are on standby every day until 8pm or longer upon request. They will happily provide assistance from making arrangements for a spa treatment, finding a rented bike or anything else to make for a more enjoyable stay.

Atmosphere

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Quiet and private, Villa Barissan offers ample space for everyone to play and relax all day by the pool or in its large living room area. All of the three large bed rooms open up to a lush garden and swimming pool area, letting the cool breeze in and leaving the occupants connected with nature at all times.

Features

Villa Barissan stands on more than 450 square meter plot of land. Its three bedrooms – two located in the main house, one in a separate building by the front gate - are furnished with large double beds. Each bedroom comes with a private bathroom.

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Jalan Dhyana pura gang Jamu-Jamu N0. 1, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia Phone: +62 361 734 553 Email: info@balquisse.com www.villa-barissan.com


There’s a new mall on the beach in Kuta for those of you that love to shop and tan at the same time. Sahid Kuta Lifstyle Resort has opened up Beachwalk, a 3.7 hectare retail and lifestyle hub for tourists and locals to enjoy. The mall was architecturally inspired by rice field terraces and has an eco friendly low rise design and large open spaces. They’ll be food vendors, they’ll be shops… but what we at The Beat are most excited about is a new XXI Cineplex! This will be the first new theater in Bali in over 10 years! Another notable venue is the Sienna Café brought to Beachwalk by Ku De Ta. Now that’s what I call dinner and a movie.

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Rich underwater bio system brought to surface Despite its sheer size and wealth of its natural biomarine population, the coral reef system in Pacific region, which is half as big as the United States, has not enjoyed its rightful status as the world’s largest coral reef region known as the Coral Reef Triangle; hence the conservation effort hasn’t been as it should be. The WWF together with Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) are trying to bring awareness to a wider audience by launching the Coral Triangle Day on June 9. The Coral Triangle Day will be celebrated with events held simultaneously in six countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and other countries in the Pacific. During the one-day celebration ocean conservation themed activities like beach clean-ups; sustainable seafood dinners; exhibitions; bazaars; and beach parties, among others will be conducted at different locations within the region. More info on the event can be accessed at www.coraltriangle.com

Max Aloisi (lead guitar & vocal) of locally based band PANDORA has moved onto the final round in the Live and Unsigned music competition in the UK. The competition is one of the largest original music competitions in the UK with over 40.000 musicians entering. He has passed through the regional audition stage and now it’s up to the fans to vote for him to get to the regional final. From there the next step is a chance to play in the final at The O2 Arena in London in July. www.liveandunsigned.uk.com

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Hard Rock Café Jl. Pantai Kuta +62 361 755 661 www.hardrock.com

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far as Kuta landmarks go they don’t come much more recognizable than the enormous electric guitar sticking out of the pavement on Jalan Pantai, that marks the spot where one of the world’s most iconic restaurant chains has been dishing up good music and great food for almost 15 years.

for its devotion to real music and good old Southern style food that comes in super sized portions.

Music memorabilia such as platinum disk editions and an array of guitars cover the walls, ensuring your dining experience is always within the presence of the greats. Buddy Holly, The With it’s inimitable musical heritage and Beatles… they’re all up there. Zep fans should American diner style fare, the original hard keep an eye out for John Bonham’s actual drum rockin’ café has been packing them in since kit standing watch over the stage. ‘93 on our little tropical isle, but moved to the beach-side location in ‘97. Regularly playing Whip open the menu and choose from an host to some of the best local and international assortment of scrumptious startersand entrees, talents on their well-trodden stage, the Hard legendary burgers, smokehouse hunger busters, Rock Café is well known around the world super sandwiches and sweet dessert treats.


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Lunchtime is a casual event, with the cool air conned family-friendly restaurant buzzing with welcoming wait staff a nice respite from the midday beach heat. I meet up with a good mate who’s keen to sample some of the HRC goodness, and we immediately get chatting over a signature hurricane (109k++) from the ‘keepers’ section of the drink menu, and a wild berry smoothie (109k++) from the ‘alternative rock’ list. All drinks come in a special souvenir glass, which for just a little extra coin you can take home with you when you’re done.

Dessert-wise we split a portion of the home made hot fudge brownies (99k++) that are all the things a good brownie should be – warm and gooey on the inside, a little crispy on the outside, and most importantly, doused in creamy HaagenDazs ice cream. Amazeballs.

A massive sharing plate of HRC’s famous nachos (119k++) opens play for the day – the crunchy imported corn chips completely smothered in home made pico de gallo, jalapenos, ranch beans and sour cream. Highly recommended.

Don’t forget to use your BCA credit card if you have one, as every time you swipe at HRC you could be in with a chance of winning two allexpenses paid tickets to the Hard Rock Calling concert in London this 13-15 July.

On to the mains and it’s a tough choice but we eventually order up the hickory-smoked bbq Dan Ashcroft pork ribs (259k++) and the legendary burger (169k++). Ordinarily 10oz of imported Aussie beef with crispy bacon and cheese in a fresh burger bun would be impossible to beat, but when it’s up against an 800gm rack of slow roasted pork ribs it starts to get pretty difficult to choose a favourite…

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Open for lunch and dinner from 11.30am ‘til 1am on weekdays and 2am on weekends, and with the legendary Siluet band playing regularly after 10pm you can be sure of a hard rockin’ time whenever you drop by.


FUN

PICs Kutabex

Akasaka

Rooftop @1O1 Legian

Flapjaks

Ryoshi Legian

Cubana

Boshe

SOS Supper Club

Mint


Karma Beach Batu Belig

Eikon

d’Base

Hard Rock Cafe

Brewers

Bistro Batu Kali

The Stones

Woo Bar

Maria Magdalena

Klapa


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he D’Bagindas had the audience at Akasaka screaming for more. When they played their hits, the crowd sang along with them. It was a very interactive event. The band, known for their hit ‘Cinta’, looked like they were enjoying their second concert at the venue. They were also really approachable that night and didn’t mind it when fans wanted to take pictures with them. The singer even jumped off the stage just to get amongst them.

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he Grammy Award winning producer and DJ, Morgan Page brought his beats to the decks of SOS Anatara to promote his new album In the Air. The show started before midnight and was dominated by tourists expats who seemed to enjoy Morgan’s tracks. People were dancing, the beats were perfect, it was a good night to be on the SOS deck.


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he four piece rock band from the US, Vertical Horizon took to the Hard Rock Café stage in Kuta last night. In an intimate but rocking performance, Matt Scannell (vocals/guitar), Steve Fekete (guitars), Ron LaVella (drums), and newcomer Cedric Lemoyne (bass), held the not large but respectable crowd spellbound for about an hour and a half. The solid American rock style went down well in the hallowed grounds of HRC and why wouldn’t it? Scannell has some of the best rock vocals you could ever hope to hear and the technicians nailed the sound down perfectly. It was a crisp, clear sound and Scannell got to work some aural magic in the spaces created by the guitar based band. Classic moments were their big hits, “The Best I Ever Had”, “All is Said and Done”, “Everything You Want”, “Forever” and a couple of tracks off their new album, Burning The Days.

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LIVING ROOM Thursday 3 May

One Night in Bali

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he atmosphere felt different at Hu’u bar for their RnB Flava, which also served as a Dimensions Playground pre-party. The venue was loaded with dancers who had shirts that said Time to Change which coincidentally was also the slogan for the Gorillaz and Kelis show at GWK. It was a rocking night with a diverse crowd and a wicked video show behind the DJs.


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