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PUBLISHED : Monday, 21 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 21 May, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Bernar Venet

Seven large works by the French sculptor that express his interest in the mathematics of order versus chaos. A Le French May programme. Today, open 24 hours, HK Cultural Centre and HK Museum of Art Piazza (outdoors), 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: frenchmay.com. Ends today

A Jewelled World

Indian Mughal jewellery and related items from China, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma and Indonesia. Today, 10am-7pm, Altfield Gallery, 248-9 Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2537 6370. Ends today

Unchanged Over Time

Australian artist John McArthur's series of ink drawings inspired by the human body and life drawing. Today, noon-7pm, Cafe Golden Artspace, L1 Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9614 4658. Ends today

Beyond Representation

More than 60 works by 44 artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland, including Wu Guanzhong and Koon Wai- bong. Daily, 10am-6pm, Tiancheng International, 30/F Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2150 0700. Ends May 27

Woo Lung-wong

Works by the late cartoonist-writer Louie Yu Tin (1926-2008), whose creations include a cartoon character whose name is a play on the Cantonese phrase for an 'addle-brained person'. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-8pm, Sun, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Ends Jun 4

Hong Kong inVISIBLE

Exhibition of works by artists including Man Fung-yi, Kum Chi-keung and Lam Tung-pang. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery (Main Gallery), 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central; and 8 Chancery Lane, Central. Inquiries: 2869 8802. Ends Jun 9

Photography by a Paintbrush

Works by hyperrealist painters Yoon Byung-rock, Jacques Bodin, Emil Herker, Elena Molinari, Thomas Stiltz and Motonori Uwasu. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends Jun 10

Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei

The first of a series of pre-opening 'nomadic' exhibitions curated by M+; this one featuring works by seven Hong Kong-based artists installed in different locales. Kwan Sheung-chi and Wong Wai-yin: Shop 4, G/F, 16-24A Waterloo Rd, Yau Ma Tei. Leung Mee-ping: Portland St/Man Ming Lane Sitting-out Area, Yau Ma Tei; and Recycling Shop, G/F, 10A Portland St, Yau Ma Tei. Erkka Nissinen: G/F shop, 168 Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei. Pak Sheung-chuen: Junction of Temple St and Kansu St, Yau Ma Tei; HK Reader Book Store, 7/F, 68 Sai Yeung Choi St South, Mong Kok; and Uncle Po Bible Calligraphy, Shop B, G/F, 326 Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei. Tsang Kin-wah: Junction of Kansu St and Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei. Yu Lik-wai: Office 1/F, Yen Chun Building, 18-26 Portland St, Yau Ma Tei. All locations: daily, 10am-7pm. Inquiries: 2200 0204. Ends Jun 10

Market Forces

Works by 13 artists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan that challenge existing theories of value in art. Daily, 10.30am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F, Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Jun 17

Performing Arts

Venice, From the Streets to the Palaces

Le Poeme Harmonique performs works by composers including Monteverdi and Francesco Manelli. A Le French May programme. May 21, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com

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 struggles and social change through ordinary objects such as radios and rice cookers. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. May 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

Musical Waves

Jean Thorel conducts ondes martenot player Thomas Bloch, pianist Mary Wu Mei-loc, Nicole Corti's Choeur Britten chamber choir, and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing Jacques Ibert's Capriccio, Jacques Charpentier's Concertino for ondes martenot, alla Francese, and Olivier Messiaen's Trois Petites Liturgies de la Presence Divine. A Le French May programme. May 22, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2864 2156

Singing Hands

Percussionist Arai Soichiro performs. May 22-23, 8.15pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2214 9399

David Choi Forever and Ever Asia Pacific Tour - Live in Hong Kong

The Korean-American pop-rock singer and his band in concert. May 23, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$268-HK$498 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: soulmannalive.com

Les Pas Perdus - Grand Central, Adieu

Emilie Guillot directs the HK Theatre Association production of Denise Bonal's play set in a big city railway station where a variety of farewells occur. In French with English simplified surtitles. May 23-26, 8pm, also May 26, 2.30pm, HK Rep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2851 0091

Claude Debussy Portrait

Percussions Claviers de Lyon performs works by Debussy and two contemporary French composers. A Le French May programme. May 24, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3752 9104

Know Your Cello Concertos

Yip Wing-sie conducts cellist Pieter Wispelwey and the HK Sinfonietta performing excerpts from concertos by Haydn, Shostakovich and Dvorak. Yip and Wispelwey also present. Mainly in English. May 24, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Giselle

The HK Ballet stages a production of the romantic tale of a ghost of a young peasant woman who protects her lover from the vengeance of a group of evil spirits. May 25-27, 7.30pm, also May 26-27, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$50-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

Gongs and Drums

The HK Academy for Performing Arts performs Cantonese Opera works: Obstructing the Horse, Fengyi Pavilion (from Lu Bu and Diaochan), Ghost's Lament (from Red Plum Bower), Bestows the Gift of a Sword at Baihua Pavilion, and Eight Great Mallets (from Twin Lance Lu Wenlong), May 25, 7.30pm; and new Cantonese Opera work Mothers and Sons, May 26, 7.30pm. Both shows: In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$55, HK$85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

Brautigam Plays Mendelssohn

Paul McCreesh conducts Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Beethoven. May 25-26, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Endgame

Andrew Chan Hang-fai directs Alice Theatre Laboratory's production of Samuel Beckett's one-act play about four people trapped in someone's home after some sort of apocalyptic disaster. In Cantonese. May 25-27, 8pm, also May 26-27, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

New Writing Theatre Festival 2012 - Who Killed the Elephant

On & On Theatre Workshop stages Vee Leong's play about an Orwellian world getting noisier and noisier, yet not much is being heard. In Cantonese. May 25-27, 8pm, also May 26, 3pm, Cattle Depot Theatre, Unit 7, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2503 1630

The Gnostic Eden

Pleroma Theatre Production's multimedia dance theatre adaption of three Nag Hammadi texts based on the gnostic interpretation of the biblical myths. In Cantonese and Putonghua. May 25-27, 8pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9238 3158

The One

Club en Rose's drama about relationships and the shooting of a porn film at a hotel named The One. In Cantonese. May 25-27, 8pm, May 27, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquires: 9271 1282

Urban Ballet

Compagnie Revolution performs ballet and street dance choreographed by Anthony Egea to music by Vivaldi and Ravel. A Le French May programme. May 25-26, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com

AMeiZING World Tour Live 2012 - HK

Taiwanese singer A-Mei performs Mando-pop and alternative music with Taiwanese aboriginal characteristics. May 25-26, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134Cinema

Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent into space to explore an asteroid 200 million kilometres from earth by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in May 2003. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30

Born to be Wild

Omnimax film documenting the life of orphaned orang-utans and elephants, after being saved, and the people who rescue and raise them. English shows: Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Aug 31

Tornado Alley

Omnimax film about the largest tornado-research project in history, with research teams investigating in the danger zone known as Tornado Alley in the United States as they and study a tornado's formation, route and change in intensity. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Oct 31

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