The Planner

PUBLISHED : Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:00am



Virtuosity and Innovation: The Masterful Legacy of Lam Kar-sing

Exhibition featuring records, costumes, and audio and video clips of the eminent Cantonese opera figure. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today

Embracing the Threshold

Print works by Lingnan University artist-in-residence Nicola Barsaleau. Today, 10am-6pm, Artist's Studio NAB 323, 3/F New Academy Block, Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Rd, Tuen Mun. Inquiries: 2616 7457. Ends today


Spain-based Cuban immigrant Jorge Mayet's sculptures and paintings are largely influenced by his experience of loss, hope, recovery and guilt. Opening reception today, 6pm; opening ceremony today, 6.45pm. Daily, 10am-8pm, 4/F & 5/F Pao Galleries, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2582 0200. Ends May 20

Mind Without Discrimination

Tai Xiangzhou's ethereal landscape paintings inspired by ancient Chinese masters make use of 10th-century paper techniques and Emperor Qianlong era ink. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm, Plum Blossoms Gallery, G6, 1 Hollywood Road, Central. Inquiries: 2521 2189. Ends May 22

A Rush of Colour

Palani Mohan's photographs of the Holi festival in India marking the end of winter gloom, and symbolising the triumph of good over evil. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, Suite 1308, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends May 26

Dream Lands

Myanmese photographer Phyu Mon's series of images aim to unleash dreams, push the limits of imagination and give creativity a new meaning. Opens today. Daily, 10.30am-6.30pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 14 Sik On St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Jun 10

ashita mata (again tomorrow)

Ai Yamaguchi's multi-canvas work and site-specific wall murals take their reference from calligraphy and are deliberately made in pieces, suggesting a fleeting feeling of a lost unity. Opens today. Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, Central. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Jun 23

Super Pop (Or Not)

Video installations by Tony Oursler, including micro installations and paintings with imbedded video, and three works from his Super Pop series. Opening reception today, 6pm-8pm. From May 15: Mon-Sat, 11am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends Jun 24

Performing Arts

Jaroslaw Kapuscinski in Intermedia Piano Recital

The Polish pianist-intermedia composer presents his Mondrian Variations, Oli's Dream, Juicy and Where is Chopin? May 14, 7pm, Multimedia Theatre (M1060), Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong, free, registration required. Inquiries: 9138 3854

All's Well that Ends Well

Peter Jordan directs the HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of William Shakespeare's play about a low-born woman who follows her husband after he runs away to war. In Cantonese. May 14-19, 7.30pm, also May 19, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

Flamenco sin Fronteras

Spain's Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company performs. May 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Mayday Nowhere World Tour - Hong Kong

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

Good Music This Lunch

HK Sinfonietta musicians play chamber music works by Beethoven and Piazzolla. May 15, 12.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

A Bowlful of Kindness

Anthony Chan Kam-kuen directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of his play telling the story of Hong Kong people's struggle and social changes. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. May 15-20, 22-26, 7.45pm, also May 26-27, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo

The all-male company performs both male and female roles of classical ballet excerpts such as Swan Lake (Act II) and Raymonda's Wedding. May 15-19, 8pm, also May 19-20, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$350-HK$950 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

Art of Cantonese Opera Association 5th Anniversary Showcase

Danny Li Chi-kei directs performances by Wan Fei-yin, Law Kar-ying and other Cantonese Opera players in: The Death Pardon, May 16, 7.30pm; King Lee, May 17-18, 7.30pm; Willow Beauty, May 19, 7.30pm, Sisterly Love Amidst Turmoil, May 20, 1.30pm; and Guan Yu, May 20, 7.30pm. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2388 3850

Sound-Imagination: Hong Kong Snapshots

The Composers Guild Ensemble performs more than 30 one-minute chamber music works by local composers. May 16, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2877 3982

Comvita - The Days of Oldies and Folks

Gillian Ng, Healthy Poon and friends perform folk music, stand-up comedy and talks about health. In Cantonese. May 16, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$100-HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2710 9513

Love Wanted

Drama about the stories and secret shared between a young hairstylist and an elderly man. In Cantonese. May 17-20, 8pm, May 20, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9238 3158

So Long, Farewell! H.K.

Metro-Holik Studio's drama about two people now in a relationship who were also involved in teacher-student relationships years earlier. In Cantonese. May 17-20, 8pm, May 19-20, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9258 2019

Punchline Comedy Club

Geoff Norcott, Dave Williams and Rob Brown perform stand-up comedy. In English. May 17-19, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$290 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222

Angelo 'The Outer Wall of Brilliant Colours' Concert Hong Kong

The five-piece J-rock band performs. May 18, 8pm Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$600 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8100 0138

Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Johannes Wildner conducts American pianist Garrick Ohlsson and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing Britten's Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes, Debussy's La Mer and Brahms' Piano Concerto No 1. May 18-19, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Piano Concertos of Liszt and Brahms

Pianists Jimmy Chiang and Robert Lehrbaumer take turns conducting and performing works by Yip Wai-hong, Liszt and Brahms with the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra. May 18, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$110-HK$160; and May 19, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Kotoko Asia Tour 2012 in Hong Kong

The J-pop/trance/techno singer in concert. May 18, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$430-HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3588 1731


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 film. 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:

Before Sunset

Richard Linklater's sequel to Before Sunrise has Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) meeting in Paris nine years after their fateful meeting in Vienna. In English and French with Chinese and English subtitles. May 14, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque, May 20, 1.40pm, Palace IFC.