Eat, Shop, And Party At RIUH's Back To The '90s Themed Event This Weekend

Aww the good old days!

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This Spotlight is sponsored by RIUH.

Experience an awesome #throwback to the glory days of the '90s at RIUH this weekend!

RIUH is a curated creative platform that hosts monthly events to bring together cool, artisanal brands, tons of yummy food, fun, creative workshops, and awesome live acts, all under one roof.

Since its launch last year, RIUH has aimed to put Kuala Lumpur on the creative map and further enhance the creative industry in Malaysia.

If you've never been to RIUH before, now's the perfect time to start, so take note of all event deets below

Date: 28 - 29 July 2018
Time: 11am - 9pm
Venue: APW, Jalan Riong, Bangsar

As always, admission is FREE and there's a Grab promo code to get you there without a fuss! Key-in 'GRABRIUH' to enjoy RM8 off two Grab rides (only applicable to and from RIUH).

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Here's what you can look forward to at RIUH's 'Back To The '90s' themed event:

1. Enjoy mouth-watering munchies from a multitude of food vendors

Whether you're in the mood for hearty local fare, unique Insta-worthy creations, something decadent and sinful, or something light and healthy, you'll find it all at RIUH!

Nasi Lemak Soft Shell Crab with Salted Egg Sauce from Fat Joe's Shack.

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Healthy and colourful poke bowls from Kurin.

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Ayam Kicap X Sambal Power from Tiga Budak Gemok

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2. Browse and shop for artisanal goods from over 40 brands

The various pop-up stalls will each be carrying their own range of unique items, ranging from fashionable clothes for men, women, and kids, accessories, batik, and leather goods, to homeware, plants, healthy snacks, tea, cookies, as well as social enterprises.

The high quality essential oils and aromatherapy products from Hijau Philosophy would make for lovely gifts.

Image via Hijau Philosophy Essential Oils (Facebook)

Get the coolest streetwear and lifestyle goods from Major Drop.

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Pick up some pretty homemade accessories from Khoo Designs.

Image via @khoo_designs (Instagram)

3. Take part in creative workshops that are fun for all ages

90s Tie-Dye Workshop by Shaqira Ramli
What's more 90s than colourful, tie-dyed t-shirts? Relive the popular trend by learning how to make your own using Shibori tie-dye techiques from Shaqira, the founder of Bohomys, a lifestyle concept store in Subang Jaya. All materials will be provided and you'll even get a free t-shirt once you buy a ticket.

Buy your ticket here.

A Tale That Must Be Told : Macbeth
In collaboration with KL Shakespeare Players, this interactive storytelling experience uses action and live music to present the story of Macbeth. Both you and your little ones will have a blast taking part in important scenes like the battle between the royal forces and the rebels, a banquet, the seduction of the witches, and a dance.

For kids aged 7 and above. Get your tickets here.

Community Acting Class : Chakra Techniques
Learn how to use the flow of chakra energy to influence your acting abilities with Amina Jindani (Moone), an actor, presenter, director, producer, and educator in drama with over 30 years of experience.

Spaces are limited to 20 pax and it's completely free to join. Find out more here.

RIUH is also proud to be collaborating with FTalent in spearheading #JOMTEATER, a movement to create more awareness on the performing arts

#JOMTEATER is an on-ground platform for the performing arts industry to gain more visibility where production companies can market their shows, sell tickets, and showcase theatre practitioners.

It is also a mentoring platform where performing arts-themed community workshops are hosted for the community to gather, grow and have fun.

This month, #JOMTEATER will feature shows by more than three production companies, and there'll be a booth at RIUH where you can find out more and buy tickets.

5. Get swept up in the '90s vibe by watching themed live performances from local talents

OAG is THE legendary Malaysian indie band of the 90's. Formed back in 1992, they were one of the first English language alternative rock bands in Malaysia to get huge attention from mainstream music listeners.

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RIUH is also collaborating with Encore Melaka to bring an element of culture to their performance lineup. Soak in the thrilling beats of the Drums by Encore and the elegance of the Nyonya Dance by Encore. These serve as previews to their full 70-minute showcase now showing at the state-of-the-art Encore Melaka venue.

Head to their website to check out the amazing work they do in upholding our heritage and culture through art.

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The members of 2Twenty2 Studio, an award-winning dance crew, will be performing to 90's hip-hop and showcasing some breakdancing that defined the 90's era around the globe.

Treat your ears to the powerful vocals of talented local singers Leaism, Yasher, and Tasha Aleia (pictured above, from left to right), who will each be bringing their own unique flavour to the stage to pay tribute to 90's.

Check out the full list of all the food vendors, pop-up stalls, workshops, and performances below:

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6. Join in on exciting street activities and play your favourite childhood games

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BAD LAB will be bringing its BAD LAB Mobile to RIUH, which includes exciting street activities such as graffiti demonstrations, a grooming station, product giveaways, a leather jacket contest (yes, you stand a chance to win a BAD LAB leather jacket!), and special appearances.

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They will also be showcasing the BAD LAB Gang of Four which consists of graffiti masters, Cloakwork, Katun, Shade and Dmojo - some of which will be demonstrating the art of live graffiti painting. Oh, and did you know that BAD stands for Brave and Daring?

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At the same time, don't forget to grab this chance to play all your favourite '90s childhood games again! There's gonna be teng-tenggetahbatu Seremban, yo-yo and more.

A cool highlight is the RIUH Tikam-Tikam presented by SOCAR, the car-sharing platform that allows you to book a car which suits your needs by the hour, day, or week via a mobile app.

As the SOCAR tagline says, free yourself and own the experience at RIUH!

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With so much going on, you'll definitely be in for a fun-filled weekend at RIUH! Here are the schedules for both days:

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So book your dates this weekend and let RIUH take you 'Back To The '90s'!

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