Launching of Motorola Xoom With Maxis @ Ciao Restorante, KL

On 28th April 2011, Motorola Mobility launched its award-winning Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi with Maxis in Kuala Lumpur at Ciao Restorante, Kampung Pandan..

Well, long story short, Maxis customers will be the first to enjoy the tablet and phone bundled packages with the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi..

When they purchase the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi at RM2,499, they stand to get the Motorola DEFY for free..This limited offer period will be valid only from May 6th until May 22nd..

Customers need to sign up for a 3GB x 24 months contract on the Motorola DEFY to power up Wi-Fi access that could be tethered as modem for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi tablet..

So far there is no news about single item purchase for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi..

On the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi specifications wise, the 10.1-inch tablet is the first to run on Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)..

It comes with 1GHx dual-core processor with a battery that works up to 10-hours video playback and a 5-megapix rear-facing camera with dual LED flash and 2-megapix front-facing webcam..

For its connectivity, it has a 3.5mm jack, micro USB 2.0 port, Corporate Sync, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR + HID..

You can also connect the Motorola Xoom to any HDTV with HDMI connectivity..

Audio format wise it supports the usual AAC, AAC+, AMR NB, AMR WB, MP3, and XMF..

Video format it supports HD capture/playback/streaming, H.263, H.264, and MPEG4..

Since it’s running on Android OS so you can download or purchase apps from the Android Apps Store..

From the preview on the launch-event, the tablet could run 5 applications at the same time with 1 on the main window with 4 others “hidden” on tab..

For more info on the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi you can check it out at Motorola Mobility – Motorola Xoom.. and my Facebook Album for more photos..

God Of Carnage Sneak Preview @ PJ Live Arts, Jaya One

First of all, very much thanks to PJ Live Arts and Salina & Associates PR to invite the bunch of us from media and blogs to preview “God of Carnage” at PJ Live Arts Theatre, Jaya One last night..

Was there with Daphne and we definitely had a good laugh after a hectic week and the mount of stress and pressure..

“GOD of CARNAGE” is a 2009 Tony Award winning play which premiered in New York. The play at the PJ Laugh Festival will boast Malaysia’s own star casts of Will Quah, Maya Tan, Megat Sharizal and Lina Teoh..


*L>R – Megat Shahrizal, Maya Tan, Lina Teoh, and Will Quah*

Two young boys, a stick and some broken teeth are the catalyst in this tale of two families. Veronica (Maya), a writer and Michael (Megat), a company wholesaler, are parents to Henry..Annette (Lina Teoh), a wealth manager, and Alan (Will Quah), a lawyer, are parents to Benjamin. The two couples meet to discuss the misdemeanours of their sons..

I have to say the opening part was a bit shaky as I couldn’t really catch what they are discussing about where they were actually talking bout their sons fighting each other..

The conversation was a bit messy as the play were based exactly like the original one in Broadway, so the whole play is set in New York..

Strong English language were used and if you are not quite familiar with the set and the accent you might be the few confused one in the auditorium..

Fret not, the play was done very professionally and they really put up the work and effort in their face expressions and body language..

I bet you will start laughing on the expressions and body language then slowly pick up on the conversation later on..

Their acting was very convincing, IMHO, with the drunk expression, fights, and even something yucky that would really surprise you..

And I have to say it’s consider a rare occasion where you will see celebrities let loose and behave like a kid on stage apart from their supposed-elegant-look at events and all..

So a piece of advice, don’t sit in the front rows..Stay back a bit..You have been warned..

Well, it’s my first time to see a live stage play and it hits the right notes to me..I’m not sure if other plays were this good but I have to say I really like this play..

It’s like watching local sitcom ala “Friends” style, but live on stage in stead of TV..Great acting for a continuous 90-minutes with no intermission at all!

If you ask me, I would give it a rating of 8.5/10 for a first-time experience, plus all the acting especially on, urm, well I shall not spoil it..

You guys go watch it and have fun alright..The rating is solely based on my own opinion and yes I might have exaggerated it but it’s my first-time experience of watching a stage play..

“God of Carnage” have shows on 28th-30th April and 3rd-7th May for the 8.30pm show while 30th April, 1st May, and 7th-8th May for the 5pm show..

The ticket is selling at RM60 and I would say it’s worth the money for a 90-minutes breakaway..

IMHO, don’t bring your young kids with you or your “parents” image might get a little bit of setback..

So, just enjoy the show and do visit www.pjla.com.my for more information..

Asian Music Festival and Artistes Autograph Session @ MIECC

The Asian Music Festival is just around the corner and have you bought your ticket yet?

I would say this is the most anticipated music festival so far happening in Malaysia where 25 strong artistes will be performing live for a straight 10-hour long event!

The Asian Music Festival (AMF), proudly presented by Tiger and organized by Galaxy, is happening on 30th April 2011 at Mines International Exhibition Convention Centre (MIECC) from 2pm til 12-midnight!

Before the event starts at 2pm, there will be autograph session at 12-noon for artistes Jing Chang, Lollipop F, Derrick Ho, and Kevin Lin..

Those who purchase on site any imported album of any of the mentioned singers are entitled to redeem an official AMF poster and get exclusive autograph signing from the 4 artistes..

That’s not all..At 1pm, Korean artiste Se7en will hold a handshake session at the main entrance of MIECC, and again those who purchase their album will get to participate in a lucky draw to take photo with Se7en on stage!

The tickets are priced at RM128 and RM248 for Rock Zone..

I would say it’s DEFINITELY worth the money because you get to have 10-hour long performance featuring famous artistes including Edison Chen (HK), FAMA (HK), 24 Herbs (HK), Paul Wong of Beyond (HK), Sam Lee (HK), Tiger Huang (Taiwan), Jing Chang (Taiwan), Se7en (Korea), and Bibi (China) from the northern countries..

From our region we have Namcha (Thailand), Olivia Ong (Singapore), A-Do (Singapore), our very own Suki, dayDream, Manhand, Rosevelt, and Jess Lee, just to name a few..

A little bit of photos here where I’d attended the press conference for the local artistes at The Tavern, GAB..

The official launch of Asian Music Festival kickstarted when the big screen is touched and clips and shots of artistes is being announced..

Part of the Malaysian artistes including Manhand, Suki, Jess Lee, and dayDream who will be performing at the Asian Music Festival alongside international acts like FAMA, 24 Herbs, Edison Chen, Se7en, and Olivia Ong, etc..

Let’s cheers for the event!


*Suki, winner of One In A Million*

I bet most people who saw Suki won the singing competition would love to see how she has grown up as a singer in terms of her songs and singing style..


*Jess Lee, winner of the Taiwanese singing competition, One Million Star Season 7*

More photos on my Facebook Page at Jenkin Yat, Asian Music festival – Meet The Local Artistes..

Now grab your tickets before it’s too late!

Tickets are available at Galaxy Headquarters at The Boulevard, Midvalley and Galaxy ticket counters at Sungei Wang Concourse level, and Wisma MPL (HLA)..

They are also available at Ticket Charge outlets (www.ticketcharge.com.my), Speedy Video outlets nationwide (including East Malaysia), and Rock Corner and Station One outlets (only in Peninsular Malaysia)..

See you guys there!

PJ Laugh Fest – God of Carnage @ PJ Live Arts, Jaya One

PJ Live Arts (PJLA) in Jaya One is bringing back the second annual PJ Laugh Fest with a roar..

PJ Laugh Fest will open with 2009 Tony Awards winning play, “God of Carnage” which premiered in New York in 2009 with Hollywood bigwigs Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini, and award winner for Best Actress In A Play, Marcia Gay Harden..

The Malaysian version will boast our own star casts of Will Quah, Maya Tan, Megat Shahrizal, and Lina Teoh..

For those who don’t know, “God of Carnage” is about two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner..

However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the evening devolving into chaos..

Boys will be boys, but can the grownups be grown up enough to resolve their differences without losing sight of right and wrong? The facade of civility shatters as the God of Carnage wreaks havoc in the living room and all hell breaks loose in the most hilarious manner!

The PJ Laugh Fest kickstart with “God of Carnage” and its first show is on 28th April (Thursday) 2011 at 8.30pm, with subsequent shows on 29th-30th April and 3rd-7th May for 8.30pm slot..

There are also 5pm shows on 30th April, 1st May, and 7th-8th May..

Priced at RM60 for a 90-minutes show without intermission! I would say it’s quite a deal for an established play with a strong local casts..

If you are paying attention to this blog post, I would love to offer you something great, that is A PAIR of FREE TICKETS to the “God of Carnage” sneak preview!

Sneak preview : 25th April 2011, Monday
Venue : PJ Live Arts Theatre (Level 2)

You will be among the first group of people to watch the play 3 days before its first official show!

By using the power of Google or you can click on www.pjla.com.my, tell me the titles of the 3 shows that fit the following descriptions or info :

Show 1 – The Godfathers of Comedy

Show 2 – A solo show with opening act by David Lai

Show 3 – Casts featuring Douglas Lim, Harith Iskandar, Afdlin Shauki, Kuah Jenhan, and many more

Leave you answers in the comment section with names of you and your partner (who you are going with), a valid e-mail address (I don’t accept 1Malaysia e-mail address :P ) in the empty boxes, and then your answers..

And also tell me why do you like stage comedy (aka stand-up comedy, stage play, sketch, etc) in a slogan-thing of “I like stage comedy because…..”

Examples as below :

Name : John and Jenny

Email : john@email.com

Comments :

Show 1 – [answer]

Show 2 – [answer]

Show 3 – [answer]

I like stage comedy because…..[your comment]….

Then click “Submit Comment”..

Contest close on 24th April 2011 (Sunday) at 6pm..Do check the blog post again or your e-mail from 7pm onwards if you are a winner!

P/S – If you are UNABLE to reply my e-mail with the details I need within 90-minutes from the time I’ve sent out the e-mail, then your ticket(s) will be forfeited and will be given to the next winner in-line..

That’s why do check your e-mail from 7pm ONWARDS to know if you still manage to catch the sneak preview!

So make sure you give me a valid e-mail address and make sure your e-mail don’t cause any trouble such as receiving it late or things like that..

An advice, use Gmail if possible, the sending and receiving is almost at real-time..

The pair of free tix is courtesy of PJLA and also thanks to Salina & Associates PR..

For further info on “God of Carnage” and other upcoming shows during the PJ Laugh Fest, do visit www.pjla.com.my..

Johnnie Walker Black Circuit Lounge @ Palace of The Golden Horses

April was a hectic month for me so I definitely need a breakaway, and I had one with a blast..

On 9th April 2011, in conjunction with the Malaysian F1 2011, Johnnie Walker organized the very exclusive Black Circuit Lounge party, the Official Race Party of Malaysian Grand Prix in showing support to its F1 partner McLaren Mercedes at the Palace of The Golden Horses..

I’ve been to quite a number of events but nothing beats the Black Circuit Lounge in my own experience..I mean there sure gotta be some sort of exclusive events before but this is the one I was lucky enough to join the party with the exclusives!

I know he would certainly brought a camera with him so all photos credit to Joshua..


*Black Circuit Lounge entry pass*

Our admission ID came in the form a necklace of the Walking Man and of course a gold colour wristband..

No wristband no entry..


*The entrance counters and tunnel*

Upon entrance, at least 30 sports cars of Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, and the likes of it were parked along the road in front of the party place..

It’s a really VVIP and star-studded exclusive party where celebrities and models were spotted everywhere..

Among those were singers Reshmonu and Suki Low, beauty queens and models Andrea Fonseka, Thanuja Ananthan, Nadine Ann Thomas, sisters Vanessa and Pamela Chong, Carmen Soo, and many more..

DJ Bento of Thailand headlined the exclusive party alongside DJ Sophia Lin, DJ I-Tek, and an old friend DJ Faith..

The visual lights and song mixed of the night were pretty awesome which I guessed it hits the right mood to go with the flow of the Black Label Scotch whisky..

It’s apparent that the crowd enjoyed the party very much regardless of race, nationality, age, and even status!

But at the same time, it’s one rare event that I was happy to see several familiar faces because I didn’t where to stand or go when I first entered the hall :P


*L>R – Daphne, yours truly, Joshua and partner*

Although it was a night of free flow Black Label, I’m glad that most of my friends there are responsible drinkers who won’t go overboard and control their consumption..

Lastly, thanks to Johnnie Walker and Compass for the exclusive passes!

Don’t drink and drive people! Keep Walking! Pun intended, hehe..

Hennessy Artistry 2011 Is Coming The Voodoo, Penang and The Opera, Sunway

HENNESSY ARTISTRY IS BACK FUUUUUUUUUUUU~!!! *raise hands up in the air and profusely shaking crotch*

Yes people, the ever party franchise Hennessy Artistry is back again for its first party in 2011 after its awesome closure of 2010 in Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC) featuring Kardinal Ofishal..

It’s happening in a span of 2 days from The Voodoo, Penang on 28th April to The Opera, Sunway KL on 30th April 2011..

This time Hennessy is back with a new logo, a brand new Facebook Page, and a new interactive Hennessy Mixing Zone to top its ever events in previous years..

Hennessy Artistry will feature new interactive zones which include the Hennessy iMix Challenge for iPad enthusiasts and Hennessy Music Mix Synth booths that encourages the blending of different musical genres to encapsulate the true spirit of Hennessy Artistry’s ‘The Global Art of Mixing’..

The Hennessy Interactive Photowall is also upgraded in 2011 to allow guests to enhance their photos digitally by choosing different visual backgrounds and shout out phrases such as “Hennessy Rocks”, “Show me the Hennessy” and “I Love Hennessy”..

All this being said, it’s all synced with a radio-frequency identification (RFID) wristband that allows partygoers to log onto their Facebook account, tag their photo from the Hennessy Interactive Photowall instantaneously..

Australian electro/house duo, Vandalism which comprises of DJ/Producer Andy Van (previously of Madison Avenue fame) and vocalist/songwriter Cassie Van is leading the artistes line-up..

Making their debut on the Hennessy Artistry stage, Vandalism has over the past two years toured across the globe playing in gigs in London, Miami, Ibiza, Moscow, Greece, South Korea, and Canada..

Malaysia’s very own up and coming rock sensations, Kyoto Protocol will be rocking the stage, combined their varied influences ranging from The Clash to Queens of the Stone Age to create an eclectic mix of punk, soul and electro..

Joining them at the party are two of the hottest female DJs in town, Miss Eva T and DJ Lizz..Together, they form Spinderella, a hip-hop, R&B, electro/house spinning duo that churns out tunes which are unique and fresh..

Passes to the Hennessy Artistry ‘The Global Art of Mixing’ parties are by-invitation only..

To stand a chance to be invited to these two upcoming exclusive events, visit the Hennessy Artistry’s official Facebook fan page at www.h-artistry.com.my/facebook or follow H-Artistry on Twitter  www.h-artistry.com.my/twitter..

The party is STRICTLY open to non-Muslim guests aged 21 years and above only and ID verifications will be carried out at the door..

Check out my previous posts on Hennessy Artistry..See you guys at The Opera!