Category Archives: Scene & Heard

Ongoing Charity


The Ladies Hour Club held their annual fellowship lunch at Mun Choong Restaurant in Pasir Putih recently. The ladies have been meeting weekly for the past 20 years to network, share recipes, attend cooking demonstrations and raise funds for various charity projects in Ipoh. These include baking and selling cakes at the annual Salvation Army food and fun fair; making regular donations of cash and food to Asrama Bintang and the Jelapang Old Folks Home; making monthly cash donations to the Perak Thalassaemia Society as well as conduct awareness talks together with BP Lab in many secondary schools in Ipoh, and provide Thalassaemia blood-screening to the students.

An Evening of Jazz with Mac & Zel @ The Bistro


Mac & Zel, a two-piece Jazz Duo is now performing at The Bistro of Impiana Hotel Ipoh.

Razel (Zel) the lead singer has strong vocals while Marcos (Mac) is an experienced yet multi-talented musician both on keyboard and guitar.

This versatile duo have incomparable style and unique versions of hits, complete with their wide range of repertoire of Top 40’s, Jazz and Rhythm & Blues.

Catch their performance at The Bistro from 8.30pm to 12 midnight nightly, except Sundays.

The Bistro dining hours is from 12 to 2.30 p.m. and 7.00 to 10.30 p.m. daily, except Sundays.

For reservations and enquiries, please call 05-255 5555 ext. 8008.




The latest night spot to find favour with our local trendies is Locomotive which opened for business in August of this year. Located conveniently on Medan Ipoh Bistari, that new hub of dining, wining and now dancing, opposite Tesco, Locomotive boasts a uniquely designed brick bar counter, pool table and livebands on Thursdays and weekends.

Open from 5.00 p.m till 1.00 a.m. on weekdays and 2.00 a.m. on weekends, they play music from the 70s and 80s, Hip Hop and mostly R&B and rock numbers, all in English only. Happy hours from 5.00 p.m. till 9.00 p.m. see them charging RM50 for six Tiger Beers. With music thrown in and ample parking available, Locomotive looks set to be the hotspot in Ipoh for the coming months.