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started by: EllieGibbs · last update: 1432052359 · posted: 1431119932

Hello. I'm looking to speak to people who have made the decision to leave the UK and move abroad for a potential documentary. At the moment it is just in the research phase so I'm just looking to talk to some people and find out more about the reasons they might move.  Thanks and all the best,  Ellie Gibbs ellie.gibbs@libertybell.tv    020 7598 7209

started by: keefeandy · last update: 1425996860 · posted: 1423819312

Hi all, Some of our friends are big jazz fans and flying in to Singapore and Jakarta for the subsequent jazz festivals next month. Question: 1. Where's the best place to stay and be close to the venue (I believe it's Jakarta Expo Kemayoran)? 2. What's the best way to get there? 3. I saw in last year's events that there were guys selling tickets at the front of the gates. How reliable are these? Any inputs and tips are welcome!

started by: serendipity63 · last update: 1420654626 · posted: 1420393863

Hi, Does anyone have a good caterer to refer? We're going back to Jakarta in a week.  I've gotten a few good names and asked a few of the ones listed here on the website, just want more choice.  Let me know please.

started by: I am Rachel · last update: 1419588980 · posted: 1412173811

Hi, I am going to hold a small discussion session on my project (a documentary) and expect around 15-20 people for a private viewing and Q&A.  Looking for a suitable venue, away from a hotel or anything overly formal like that. But I want the place to also provide some refreshments and snacks. ideally location is in central or south jakarta and easy to access. Let me know if anyone can recommend a quiet, private and interesting place!

started by: Nate Robinson · last update: 1417506873 · posted: 1416669970

 Hi guys, We're doing a theme party for our office inauguration next January and the boss wanted to do a 1920s Shanghai-gangland theme. I'm considering a few oriental style restos as the venue but we're looking at some live music as well. Does anyone know bands who can do jazz and classical chinese music together? If you recall one of the raiders of the lost ark movies there was that scene in shanghai. That is the scene we want to recreate. Contacts would be much appreciated.

started by: dot.dot · last update: 1417348738 · posted: 1417160703

Our art group is planning to hold a play for Christmas. Can anyone suggest a place thay can hold 50-100 people? The stage should also be able to hold large props. Give me a shout and also the general location. I prefer South Jakarta but will consider other options.

started by: kimsmithjr · last update: 1415141747 · posted: 1413212395

Hello,  Planning to move in with a friend to the Kembangan area and the two vices I can't get rid of are: watching sports and drinking a pint or two after work. Since I will also be around this general area during the day, has anyone got a few places to recommend to be left in peace and watch the footie while enjoying a few cold ones?

started by: smorgasborg87 · last update: 1414793545 · posted: 1414686830

Anyone know Halloween parties or events to go to this weekend?

started by: Mario-884284 · last update: 1413212892 · posted: 1412817317

Hi everyone, Please check out the link to our COMPETITION to win a year's worth of shopping at the British Corner Shop Online. All the details can be found on that link. So get cracking! :)

started by: Lech Koslowski · last update: 1411942908 · posted: 1410359468

Guys I'm trying to find matching Bavarian dress (male and female) for the upcoming Oktoberfest parties. Tried to contact Splendor in Kemang Raya, but no luck getting through. You know any other rentals in the surrounding area?

started by: Mario-884284 · last update: 1410819025 · posted: 1410802203

Hi all,  We are by no means a club-focused information site in Jakarta unlike many local websites which are abundant and every single possible hangout place. however in a good gesture among new acquaintances, I want to bring everyone's attention to a new Club in Jakarta, called the LV Club, located on the former site of D'Bar in Kemang (address is Jalan Kemang Selatan 99, at the intersection between Kemang Raya - Ampera - Benda). They are holding a soft opening party on 26-27 September. So all you Jakarta clubbers make it a point to have a look. here is a link to their Youtube video. I've not seen a website of theirs yet, so information is limited to the social media outlets they have like twitter and facebook as well as this Youtube Video. LV Club Jakarta Youtube video br /> Mario - AngloINFO Jakarta

started by: Mario-884284 · last update: 1408802379 · posted: 1408802379

Dear friends, After an interesting discussion with our newly acquainted friends from the Oasis Restaurant, we want to share with those persons that have an artistic streak, or would like to hold discussions with a specific theme in mind, the Raja Room Gallery located on the premises of Oasis Restaurant can offer free use of their space, on a first come first served basis. The main conditions are that the discussion or artistic event be of a NON-COMMERCIAL  nature.  The Raja Room has a capacity of up to 30 persons. I've seen the facilities myself and it would be very suitable for doing: poetry readings, small art exhibitions, inviting a speaker to talk about some art-related topics etc.  If you are keen to make use of this generous offer, just contact James at the Oasis (specifically the Raja Room Gallery). The number is (021) 315 0646. The Oasis is located in a very classical building from the 1920s, and was once owned by a wealthy plantation owner on Jalan Raden Saleh no. 47. I commend the people there who want to bring an artistic twist to an already artsy and authentic Indonesian atmosphere.  They have fine dining, and that is one of the attractions of the place; but there is also the history behind the place too, and of course the welcoming by the entire team, under GM Pak O'om Mucharam Endi. He's very knowledgeable, having worked there for 36 years and counting. 

started by: Loody Skarenda · last update: 1392986212 · posted: 1392986212

A guy walks into a bar and orders a shot of whisky. He gulps it down and peeks into his shirt pocket. He orders another shot of whisky, gulps it down and peeks into his short pocket. He orders a third shot and does the same thing. After the sixth shot, he asks the bartender for the bill, pays and starts to walk out. Curiosity gets the better of the bartender and he says to the guy, "Excuse me, but I noticed that every time you drank a shot, you kept looking into your pocket. I was wondering what's in your pocket."The guy slurs, "Well, I have a picture of my wife in my pocket. I keep drinking until she starts to look good." LOL!! Have a great weekend all! Loody Skarenda

started by: Mario-884284 · last update: 1391796761 · posted: 1391735378

Hi everyone, For those musical enthusiasts please have a look at the exclusive sneak preview shared by the Jakarta Broadway Team on their upcoming repertoire : "Heart Records" performing between 14 - 16 February at Taman Ismail Marzuki.  Regards, Mario

started by: Loody Skarenda · last update: 1390222898 · posted: 1390222898

Physics Teacher: "Isaac Newton was sitting under a tree when an apple fell on his head and he discovered gravity. Isn't that wonderful?" Student: "Yes sir, if he had been sitting in class looking at books like us, he wouldn't have discovered anything." =) Have a great Monday all!! Loody Skarenda

started by: Mario-884284 · last update: 1389662042 · posted: 1389662042

Hi everyone, For those enthusiasts of the performing arts, please don't miss this opportunity on watching a musical/theatre performance at the Graha Bhakti Budaya (at Taman Ismail Marzuki, Menteng) during the Valentine's Day weekend (14-16 February 2014).. Jakarta Broadway Team are producing Heart Records, and we will also be there to enjoy it. For details about the venue see here. For details about ticketing see here.   Best regards Mario

started by: Marda-940936 · last update: 1389392555 · posted: 1389193803

Hi, Does anyone know if any cinema in Jakarta shows Indonesian movies with English subtitles? I'd like to see the Soekarno movie but I don't understand Indonesian. Thanks

started by: Loody Skarenda · last update: 1388958186 · posted: 1388773559

A: I hate my life! B: Why? A: I am 22, working in a fast-food, and will probably never do anything better. B: Don't say that! A: You tell me! My co-worker makes fun of me all day and if I told my boss he'd probably just cut my pay, because he's just a cheap weirdo. My only friend is mentally retarded and all we ever do together is stupid things. I can't leave my hometown as I never learned to drive, I fail the driver's test evertime. B: Oh man! poor you! A: And you know what the worst part is? B: What?? A: I ive in a pineapple under the sea!!! Does any of you know who is this retarded voiced guy?  *The clue is he's a friend of a yellow sponge :)

started by: Christian89 · last update: 1388422325 · posted: 1386631135

I saw your event calendar of Xmas, they are cool! Thanks! But any idea where to spend New Year's Eve? Not Bali please, I bet it's going to be crowded, not cool! There are 3 places I have in mind: The Gilis in Lombok, the Romantic Bromo (I'll be with my Indonesian girl-so crush on her at the moment HAHAHA), and on my bed - with her LOL.. The last one is the best, but I'm not sure if she would. Forget about the third option, so which one is the greatest, or if you have any others please don't mind to share (considering I'm dating this girl =3). I'd rather some places that not too crowd, romantic, memorable (I told you I'm into her). Please please do me a favor!

started by: Loody Skarenda · last update: 1387373368 · posted: 1387373368

A: Knock, knock.B: Who’s there?A: Murray.B: Murray who?A: Murray Christmas, one and all!   C: Why was Santa’s little helper depressed?D: Dunno. Why?C: Because he had low elf esteem   E: What are you going to give your little brother for Christmas this year?F: I haven’t decided yet.E: What did you give him last year?F: The measles.   G: What has a jolly laugh, brings you presents and scratches up your furniture?H: Beats me. What?G: Santa Claws.   Have a great Christmas anyone!! Loody Skarenda

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