Urbanscapes 2018: Music, Arts, And Everything Else Happening Over The Next 3 Weekends

#ReimagineKL at Urbanscapes 2018!

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The time has come, party people!

Malaysia's longest-running creative arts festival, Urbanscapes, is back for three jam-packed weekends of music, art, and unforgettable memories.

Urbanscapes 2014.

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From 3 to 18 November, Urbanscapes' will be hosting events ranging from music, arts, and outdoor installations, to talks, markets, and community programmes.

Taking place in various parts of Kuala Lumpur such as Chin Woo Stadium, KL Live, The Zhongshan Building, and River of Life, the glorious cityscape will serve as the festival's backdrop.

There's something for everyone at Urbanscapes 2018. Here are a few things you should know to get you prepared (and pumped!) for the festival:

Urbanscapes 2018 will be nothing short of a musical haven with 92 artists slated to perform, from international stars to local musicians

The festival will feature international names like Khalid (4 November), Alvvays (8 November), Wolf Alice (10 November), Bodega (10 November), Phum Viphurit (10 November), Se So Neon (10 November), and Boy Pablo (21 November).

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Some of Malaysians best artists will also be there to show you a good time!

Acts include alextbh (4 November), Zee Avi (8 November), Bil Musa (10 November), and Midnight Fusic (10 November), Airliftz (11 November), and Lunadira (11 November).

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Find out more about Urbanscapes' 20 music events, including ticket prices here.

The lineup for the festival's arts and outdoor installations will leave you inspired to get creative

From visual arts exhibitions and AV installations, to puppeteering, dance, and theatre, Urbanscapes 2018 will feature talented creators and innovators excited to share their works of art with you.

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Find out when to catch #ReimagineUS Visual Arts Exhibition, Immersio 2.0 by Filamen, [email protected] Panggung, Dancing In Place by MyDance Alliance, and the other art events on the festival's lineup here.

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Learn more about Urbanscapes 2018's outdoor installations Kuala Hijau by Biji-Biji Initiative, Arus by Bono Stellar, Avai by Saishogen, and Paint the Light by Cervello | Immersio 2.0 | here.

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If you're looking for fun activities to do with the whole family, the festival has got you covered with plenty of talks, markets, and community programmes for both adults and kids to enjoy

With 10 events lined up, most taking up multiple dates, there are options to cater to all kinds of interests.

Highlights include immersive exhibitions by This Is Home by the Picha Project, a special edition of RIUH at a new location, documentary screenings at The Zhongshan Building Weekender, and swing dancing with Lindy Hop Live.

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Find out more about when and where to catch these programmes here.

PS: You'll have to register for some of them!

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Excited yet? Tickets to the shows can be purchased here.

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For a taste of what's to come, watch the highlights from last year's Urbanscapes here:

You can also keep updated by following Urbanscapes on Instagram.

Get ready for the festival's musical acts with this playlist:

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