At ‘Into the Woods’ Exhibit, A Focus on Timber from Japan’s Nara Prefecture

This November, a range of wooden items from Nara Okuyamato Japan will be featured in the ‘Into the Woods’ exhibition at Dia.Lo.Gue, Artspace, Jakarta. The exhibit will explore  wood designs and craftsmanship following the collaboration between designers in Japan and Indonesia. Into the Woods exhibition will take place on 8 – 11th November 2018 at Dia.Lo.Gue Kemang. Photo courtesy of Nara/NOW!JAKARTA

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Exploring the Story of Cognac at Hennessy Declassified Exhibit

Founded in 1765, the opulent French cognac brand Hennessy has revealed its secrets though an exhibit at Pacific Place Jakarta. The travelling exhibition “The Hennessy Declassified” has visited many cities across Asia and has arrived here at last. Set up in a series of five “rooms”, each narrates a part of the brand’s journey across eight generations. Hennessy product collection is showcased at the

Grab Hosts “GrabFood Nusarasa” to Celebrate Indonesia’s Culinary Diversity

Singapore-based technology company, Grab, has been making inroads in Indonesia with its ride-hailing and food delivery services. It is currently hosting a food festival “GrabFood Nusarasa” highlighting the many delights of Indonesian cuisine.   “GrabFood Nusarasa” festival continues until 19 December. Photo courtesy of GrabFood/NOW!JAKARTA Users can select from a special menu of dishes from

At the Foot of a Willow

Before reading this article, might I suggest listening to Gioachino Rossini’s “Assisa a piè d’un salice”, particularly as sung by Frederica von Stade, or Montserrat Caballé. Read on while, or after. Cellist Samuel DeCaprio and renowned Indonesian pianist Edith Widayani will be performing duo recital titled The Art of Chamber Music – Song Without Words on 20

The Singleton Encourages One to ‘Unlearn the Rules’

The Singleton launched its first campaign in Indonesia in early November. The theme, “Unlearn the Rules”, was in collaboration with Max Mandias, founder of Burgreens, Leon Gunawan, founder of De La House, William Utomo, founder of IDN Times and Nadya Natassya, tatoo artist. The Singleton campaign ncourages its consumers to experiment and discover the flavours

Stand-up Comedy Superstar Jim Jefferies to Perform in Jakarta and Bali

Legendary Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies has announced two dates for Indonesia in 2019. He will appear in Jakarta on 25 January  and in Bali on 26 January. Venues will be publicly announced at a later date for security reasons. Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies. NOW!JAKARTA Jim began his career in Australia and has since

Experiencing the Season as an International Student in Jakarta

Manu, a student at BINUS UNIVERSITY International, sometimes forgets to get ready for the holiday season ahead. Why? Well, it is summer, dong! Coming from Netherlands, Manu is  a student at BINUS UNIVERSITY International Jakarta who has different experience in celebrating Christmas. Personal Files/NOW!JAKARTA “You can expect Christmas and the New Year in winter,” shares

Paul Bocuse Commemoration Dinner at Mozaic Restaurant

On 4 January 2019, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud will present a special dinner in memory of the late Paul Bocuse. Known in France as ‘the Chef of the Century’, Paul Bocuse is associated with the creation of la nouvelle cuisine, a term invented by food critics Henri Gault and Christian Millau (Gault-Millau) to describe

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