The Planner

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 08 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 08 May, 2012, 12:00am



Such Great Heights

Scad alumnus Jonathan Yoerger's figurative works inspired by his interests in French cinema and consumer culture, and large abstract canvases that reference the intricate residue of emotions and lived experiences had by painting student Lauren Coggins-Tuttle. Today, 11am-10pm, Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, L2 Ocean Centre, Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2253 8000. Ends today

New Work by Qiu Jie

Large-scale, detailed drawings and paintings by the Chinese artist that continue his re-examination of the socialist revolution as a unique modern experience. Today-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Sat

Journey is the Reward

Australian street artist David 'Meggs' Hooke's works reference his life manifesto that the process of making art and the journey of travel are just as important as the final product and the achieved 'milestones'. Mon-Fri, noon-7pm, Above Second, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends May 17


New media artist Miao Xiaochun's 3-D immersive artwork is a digital reinvention of Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights. Mon-Sat, noon-8pm, L8 Gallery 360, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, City University, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 6602 1967. Ends May 20

Marlene Mocquet

Mixed-media works by the French painter populated with characters, animals and anthropomorphous objects that exist in her personal, poetic and fantastic universe. A Le French May programme. Tue-Sat, noon-7pm, FEAST Projects, Unit 307, 3/F Harbour Industrial Centre, 10 Lee Hing St, Ap Lei Chau. Inquiries: Ends May 26

Collection Highlights - Artefacts of Dr Sun Yat-sen's First Wife, Lu Muzhen

Exhibition about the low-profile Lu Muzhen (1867-1952), that aims to give a deeper understanding of the people close to the Chinese revolutionary-statesman. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends Sept 1

Performing Arts

Cabaret 2012

A musical theatre show by Whole Theatre. In Cantonese. May 8, 10-12, 8pm, also May 12-13, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$180, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989

Sonic Anchor #3

Experimentations from Shanghainese composer-sound artist Yin Yi and local sound artist Tse Chun-sing. May 8, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273

California Suite

Candice Moore directs Sweet & Sour Productions' performance of Neil Simon's comedy composed of four playlets set in a suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel. In English. May 9, 11-12, 8pm, May 13, 3pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9131 3387


Jerome Hoberman conducts the Bach Choir performing works by Leonard Bernstein, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Cyrillus Kreek, Villa-Lobos, Lukas Foss and Salamone Rossi. May 9, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9659 8687

Mayday Nowhere World Tour - Hong Kong

The Taiwanese alternative rock band in concert. May 9-10, 12-15, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2715 3850


Philippe Arlaud directs Opera HK's production of Georges Bizet's opera about a fiery-tempered Gypsy cigarette girl who falls for a bullfighter even while winning the heart of a military officer. A Le French May programme. In French with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, May 10-13, 7.30pm, HK$150-HK$880, May 13, 2.30pm, HK$130-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303

Happy to Gather

Prospects Theatre performs Or Ka-kee's drama about a relationship involving a 50-year-old professor and a 25-year-old nurse. In Cantonese. May 10-12, 8pm, also May 12-13, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Flamenco sin Fronteras

Spain's Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company performs. May 11-12, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$260; and May 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Happy Fly-Day

Black Bird Theatre performs a drama about various failed romantic relationships. In Cantonese. May 11-13, 8pm, also May 12-13, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5100 2254

Hitch: When Hitchcock Faces Truffaut

Act 2 and Hitch et Compagnie's production of Alain Riou and Stephane Boulan's play imagining what happened when 'master of suspense' Alfred Hitchcock meets French filmmaker Fran?ois Truffaut, who is planning to write a book about Hitchcock. A Le French May programme. In French: May 11, 8pm. In English: May 12, 8pm, May 13, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$250, HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries:

Ray Chen Plays Bruch

Perry So Pak-hin conducts violinist Ray Chen and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Bruch and Sibelius. May 11-12, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Cantonese Operatic Songs Concert

Chan Kim-sing, Chan Wing-yee, Ng Chin-fung, Tang Mei-ling (May 12 only), Li Lung, Wong Chiu-kwan and Nam Fung (May 26 only) sing Cantonese Opera songs such as: The Sounds of Battle and Daiyu at Her Death Bed, May 12, 7,30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$260; and Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute and Rendezvous at River Luo in a Dream, May 26, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Miss Q Day Day Love

PIP Theatre's Harriet Yeung Sze-man's solo comedy show about a talk show hostess who seeks to help people overcome their love problems. In Cantonese. May 12, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195, HK$295 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Amy Wu Live in Concert 2012

Cantonese opera and pop singer-actress Amy Wu Mei-yee performs. May 12-13, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2730 8880


Cities in Cinema: Paris - Hong Kong

The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, and Broadway Cinematheque present a programme of films set in Paris and Hong Kong, including the following one. Until May 30. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$70; and Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$85 Inquiries:


Johnnie To Kei-fung's noir drama following a Police Tactical Unit team on night patrol who help a fellow police officer retrieve his missing gun. Starring Simon Yam Tak-wah, Lam Suet and Maggie Siu Mei-kei. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. May 8, 8pm, Broadway Cinematheque, May 27, 3.15pm, Palace IFC.