If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are some ideas to get you started:
One Sun Day Flea Market
Jl. Bangka Raya No.27B, Kemang, South Jakarta
(021) 719 3107
Take your dog for a stroll to One Sun Day Flea Market this Sunday and you might find some cool stuff there. At least 30 booths will be offering products including food, clothing, music and DVDs, musical instruments, books, and secondhand goods. One Sun Day will also feature talents from different communities, including local designers, artists, musicians and cooks. “We are here to support each other in advancing in our businesses,” said One Sun Day co-founder Selvi.
And don’t worry — there won’t be any knock-off products at the market. It’s 100 percent original, guaranteed!
hISTory Sneakers Exhibition
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.
Jl. Pela Raya No. 42, Kebayoran Baru
Indonesia Sneaker Team and Skematic are hosting a massive sneaker exhibition, which will showcase Indonesia’s rarest and most expensive sneaker collection, with some shoes valued at $10,000! The exhibition will be accompanied by photographs of, and short written histories about, each pair. Attendees will also have the chance to have their sneakers specially customized by Singapore’s Joe Hypethetic crew, which has done thousands of customized sneakers. Free finger foods, giveaways, booze and sick tunes by dope DJs will definitely add some festivities to the exhibition.
GLIMPSE: Microchip 4th Anniversary Party
Oct. 1, at 10 p.m.
The D’ Barons, Ambhara Hotel
GLIMPSE, a celebration of techno, will offer a terrific combination of visual installations by Hammer & Mace and your favorite techno numbers by Alvin K & Indra7. The duo will spin ground-breaking quality techno music ranging from Detroit tech to German minimal house. The pair met in 2007 and their interest in the techno movement inspired them to form a collective called Microchip. Both D.J.s have been nominated for the Ravelex Electronic Dance Music Award.
Serambi Jazz with Max.Bab
Jl. Sam Ratulangi No. 9-15
Menteng, Jakarta Pusat
Serambi Jazz is back this weekend with a performance by Max.Bab, which is made up of Max von Mosch on saxophone, Henning Sieverts on bass, Andi Haberl on drums and Benedikt Jahnel on piano. Hailing from Munich, the group was formed 10 years ago and has been dubbed as one of the best young jazz groups in Germany. These guys have performed in more than 400 concerts, including those with the late Boston-born saxophonist Charlie Mariano, Austrian guitarist and composer Wolfgang Muthspiel and New York-based composer David Friedman. Max.Bab has also performed at JazzBaltica and the Montreal Jazz Festival. They have previously released six albums.
Sept. 30, at 8 p.m.
Ticket: Rp 100.000 or Rp 50.000 (students)
Pastoral presents compositions by local and international composers that reflect the works of renowned Indonesian poet Goenawan Mohamad, including “Sajak untuk Bungbung,” “Perjalanan Malam,” “Asmaradana” and “Goro-Goro.” Indonesian Ananda Sukarlan, Australian Betty Beath and American Jarrad Powell are some of the composers who will be presenting their work at the concert. “Pastoral,” which is also the name of one of Goenawan’s poems, has been turned into a musical composition by Tony Prabowo and will be played by the Momenta Quartet. Avip Priatnawill will serve as conductor and Fitri Setyaningsih will choreograph the concert.