ARTS UNPLUGGED

In 2013, TV Presenter Adrian Seet began work on ArtsUnplugged with AdrianSeet, a weekly radio program focusing on the local performing arts scene.  As lead presenter and producer of the show, Seet engages with actors, directors and producers in witty conversations when he gets the uncensored backstage pass, to the world of Malaysian theatre and performing arts and anything related to independent films. This live show airs every Thursday at 11AM on aforadio.com a website and Online Radio Station that began net-casting in July 2010.


Adrian Seet

Adrian Seet has built a career in the media and communications industry while dabbling in TV presenting, a vocation he excelled in over the last 14 years. Currently seen on Channel 2, Seet anchors the prime time English news bulletins for the Malaysia-based television station.  He also presented the news on the national radio station Traxx.FM 90.3.  Since then, he has delved full time into production, editing & event hosting.

Seet began his working career in The Star, the country’s leading English newspaper.  Apart from media, he brings with him hospitality, fashion and film publicity experience.



LOVE STORY – THE MUSICAL

Love Story is a musical written by Stephen Clark with music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Stephen Clark and Goodall. It is inspired by Erich Segal’s best-selling novel and the hit movie (in the 70s) of the same name. Dama Asia Productions is now bringing this celebrated musical which was nominated for three Laurence Olivier awards – including the Best New Musical – to the Malaysian shore. The musical tells of Oliver Barrett IV, a rich young man, who falls in love with Jennifer Cavilleri, a poor music student. They marry against his family’s wishes and struggle to build their life together despite being disowned by Oliver’s wealthy father. But then fate has other plans.Presented by: Dama Asia ProductionsBased on best-selling novel by Erich SegalBooks and lyrics by Stephen ClarkMusic and additional lyrics by Howard GoodallProduced by Khor Seng Chew & Pun Kai LoonDirected by Pun Kai LoonCostume designed by Dominique DevorsineSet designed by Melissa TeohLighting designed by Lim Ang SweeCastsMichelle Tan, Joshua Gui, Chacko Vadaketh, Alvin Looi, Kerry-Ann Khoo, Choo Wil Liam, Hilda Looi, Teresa Goh, Andrea Tham, Gabriel Tham, Tan Li Yang & Karynn TanDate: 10 – 18 June• 3 Evenings (8.30pm)10th (Sat) Jun 201716th (Fri) / 17th (Sat) Jun 2017• 3 Matinees (3.00pm) 11th (Sun) Jun 201717th (Sat) / 18th (Sun) Jun 2017Venue: Pentas 1, klpacTickets:Friday Evening & Saturday MatineeMatinee (3.00pm): 17th (Sat) Jun 2017Evening (8.30pm): 16th (Fri) Jun 2017Cat 1: RM65 / Cat 2: RM105 / Cat 3: RM145 / Cat 4: RM185 / Cat 5: RM225 / Cat 6: RM265Saturday Evening & Sunday MatineeMatinee (3.00pm): 11th (Sun) / 18th (Sun) Jun 2017Evening (8.30pm): 10th (Sat) / 17th (Sat) Jun 2017Cat 1: RM85 / Cat 2: RM125 / Cat 3: RM165 / Cat 4: RM205 / Cat 5: RM245 / Cat 6: RM285*INCLUSIVE OF RM3 HANDLING FEE AND 6% GSTTicket Promotions:15% Discount for 25 Apr – 16 May 2017Friday Evening & Saturday MatineeCat 1: RM65RM56 / Cat 2: RM105RM90 / Cat 3: RM145RM124 / Cat 4: RM185RM158 /Cat 5: RM225RM192 / Cat 6: RM265RM226Saturday Evening & Sunday MatineeCat 1: RM85RM73 / Cat 2: RM125RM106 / Cat 3: RM165RM141 / Cat 4: RM205RM175 /Cat 5: RM245RM209 / Cat 6: RM285RM24210% Discount for 17 May – 4 Jun 2017Friday Evening & Saturday MatineeCat 1: RM65RM59 / Cat 2: RM105RM95 / Cat 3: RM145RM132 / Cat 4: RM185RM167 /Cat 5: RM225RM203 / Cat 6: RM265RM239Saturday Evening & Sunday MatineeCat 1: RM85RM77 / Cat 2: RM125RM112 / Cat 3: RM165RM149 / Cat 4: RM205RM185 /Cat 5: RM245RM221 / Cat 6: RM285RM256To Purchase tickets: http://www.ticketpro.com.my/jnp/theatre/musical/2109271-klpac-LOVE-STORY.html

Part Star Part Dust by L.M Valiram.

Today on Arts Unplugged, Adrian interviews Lavina Melwani Valiram on her first book "Part Star, Part Dust."  The novel tells  the spellbinding tale of three characters leading separate lives, each with their own struggles and triumphs. Radha was left on the side streets of Mumbai as an infant. Mira, at 16, was made to marry a man she had never met. Gaurav's circumstances leads to an age-old dilemma of love and riches. Their paths cross in a most unexpected way, and their fates become inextricably entwined. Rich in lyricism and depth of meaning, Part Star Part Dust explores themes of friendship, betrayal, sacrifice and redemption, interconnectedness and the dictates of time. L.M Valiram was born in Mumbai, India, but raised in Hong Kong. A blogger, writer, entrepreneur, wife and mother, she currently resides in Malaysia with her husband Sharan and two sons, Neerav and Divesh. Her love for writing was nurtured from a young age. That passion followed into adulthood, where she worked as a journalist at The Standard in Hong Kong. Life then led her into the exciting world of fashion retail, where she has spent most of her career. She is currently pursuing a creative writing degree from Open College of Arts London. L.M Valiram enjoys writing in multiple genres, from suspense and mystery to thrillers and literary fiction, and hopes to write a timeless romance one day. Part Star Part Dust is her debut novel, and will be available in MPH, don't forget to get your copy.