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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 27 May, 2012, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

Incomplete Finale

Yip Kai-chun's sound installation uses recordings of his mother's reminiscences as she was nearing the end of her life. Today, 1pm-8pm, soundpocket, Unit 10C, Gee Chang Industrial Building, 108 Lok Shan Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2356 2226. Ends today

Square China

Andrew Wong's photographs showing the daily life of Chinese people. Today, 11am-7pm, Lumenvisum, L2-10, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 3177 9159. Ends today

Partitions In-Between Blue, White and Red

Media artist Wong Chi-yung's public art project looking at the relationship between light and the surrounding space. A Le French May programme. Today, 6pm-midnight, Central-Mid-Levels Escalators. Inquiries: frenchmay.com. 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. Today, 10am-6pm, Tiancheng International, 30/F Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2150 0700. Ends today

Andrew Wyeth in China

Works in various media by American Realist painter Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009). Today, 10.30am-6.30pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2521 5396. Ends today

Growth

Photographs by the winner of the Prix Pictet (the international photography and sustainability prize) and 11 finalists. Today, 10.30am-6.30pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. Inquiries: prixpictet.com. Ends today

Comfort Women Wanted

Visual artist Lee Chang-jin's advertisement-like prints and multichannel video installation help bring to light the memory of 200,000 young women who were exploited as sex slaves in Asia during the second world war. Today, Tue-Thu, 11am-7pm, 1a space, Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2529 0087. Ends Thu

Corot to Monet - French Landscape Painting in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Paintings by artists including Gustave Courbet, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet. Daily, 10am-6pm, Sotheby's HK Gallery, 5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2524 8121. Ends Thu

Infinity in the Universe of Yayoi Kusama

Sculptures, paintings and limited edition lithographs created by the Japanese artist between 1978 and 2011. A Le French May programme. Today, noon-6pm, Mon-Fri, 10.30am-7.30pm, Opera Gallery, G2/F, M88, 2-8 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2810 1208. Ends Fri

Woo Lung-wong

Exhibition of original cartoon drawings, publications and more by the late cartoonist-writer Louie Yu Tin (1926-2008). Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Ends Jun 4

Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei

The first of a series of pre-opening 'nomadic' exhibitions curated by M+; with 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. Daily, 10am-7pm. Inquiries: 2200 0204. Ends Jun 10

Performing Arts

Faust Festival 2012

Faust International Youth Theatre members perform plays including: We All Love Porridge + The Smartest Giant In Town, May 27, 11am; Osiris and His Coffin, May 27, 2pm; The Swallow's Gift, May 27, 5pm, May 29, 6pm; A Midsummer Night's Phantasy: A Sci-Fi Shakespearean Tale, May 27, 8pm, May 31, 6pm; The Carvings at Big Wave Bay, May 29-30, 8pm; Dance Turtle Dance, May 30, 6pm; Wolves in the Walls, May 31-Jun 1, 8pm; One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Jun 1, 6pm, Jun 2, 5pm; Welcome to the Theatre: An Evening of Twisted Transformations and Heinous Happenings, Jun 2, 11am, Jun 3, 5pm; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Jun 2, 2pm, Jun 3, 11am; and A Mad Cap Fairy Tale, Jun 2, 8pm, Jun 5, 8pm. In English. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114

Talking With

Aurora Theatre performs Jane Martin's play consisting of 11 monologues, each featuring a different woman who talks about her life. In English. May 27, 2pm, 8pm, Grappa Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, HK$200, includes one drink. Inquiries: 9141 4544

Giselle

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

Hamlet

HK Theatre Works performs a modern-day version of William Shakespeare's play about a Danish prince who seeks revenge against his uncle for killing his father, taking the throne and marrying his mother. In Cantonese. May 27, 2.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3173 3660

The Elephant Man

Chung King-fai and Ko Tin-lung direct Chung Ying Theatre Company's production of Bernard Pomerance's play about the true story of a deformed man who was abandoned by his family and exhibited in a circus freak show. In Cantonese. May 27, Jun 2-3, 2.30pm, also May 31-Jun 2, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

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 27, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$160, HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Endgame

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

Hey! Say! Jump Asia First Tour 2012 in Hong Kong

The Japanese boy band in concert. May 27, 3pm, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$580, HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: info@puffinent.net

The One

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

HK Society for the Promotions of Cantonese Opera

The society presents a performance of The Purple Hairpin. In Cantonese. May 27, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$90-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9773 7324

New Writing Theatre Festival 2012 - Who Killed the Elephant

On & On Theatre Workshop stages Vee Leong's play about an Orwellian world getting ever noisier, yet not much is being heard. In Cantonese. May 27, 8pm, 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 adaptation of three Nag Hammadi texts based on the gnostic interpretation of the biblical myths. In Cantonese and Putonghua. May 27, 8pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9238 3158

Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century Tour - Hong Kong

Canto-pop singer-actor Jacky Cheung Hok-yau in concert. May 27, 29-30, 8.15pm, AsiaWorld Arena, AsiaWorld-Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$200-HK$880 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2866 8282

HK Summer Jazz Festival 2012

Nils Landgren Quartet and Swedish jazz vocalist Viktoria Tolstoy perform, May 29, 8pm; and the John Abercrombie Trio play, May 30, 8pm. Youth Square, Y-Theatre, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2523 8292. Italian alto saxophonist and composer Rosario Giuliani performs with the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, May 31, 8pm, HK$180, HK$280. Japanese jazz musician Itsumi Komano, Hong Kong's CityWinds Ensemble and the HK Youth Jazz Orchestra perform, Jun 1, 8pm, HK$180, HK$280. The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, Komano, vocalist Elaine Liu, cabaret artist Rick Lau and the Soho Collective vocal quartet perform, Jun 3, 8pm, HK$100-280 Urbtix. All concerts: HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: 9600 8264

Annie

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions presents the musical about a young girl's search for family and love that takes her on a journey from a New York orphanage to the home of a kindly billionaire businessman. In English with Chinese surtitles. May 31-Jun 2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 7.30pm, also Jun 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 2pm, Jun 3, 10, 17, 24, 7pm, Jun 8, 4pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$395-HK$950 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

Splendour in the Cathedrals under Louis XIV

Herve Niquet conducts French musical ensemble Le Concert Spirituel performing works by composers including Henri Fremart, Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Pierre Bouteiller. A Le French May programme. May 31, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com

Summer Time with Scotty and Lulu

Children's music and comedy show in which Scotty takes Lulu and the HK Happy Crew on a summer adventure on his new magic flying carpet. In English. Jun 1-3, 4.30pm, also Jun 2-3, 10am, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$108-HK$388 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2987 7370

Fount of Inspiration

Hans Graf conducts Italian-American flautist Marina Piccinini and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Resphigi, Ibert and Tchaikovsky. Jun 1-2, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Johnny Winter Live in Hong Kong

The blues rock guitarist-singer and his band in concert. Jun 1, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$600, HK$800 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2573 3018

Try Difference, Make Differences

Eman Lam Yee-man and Michael Ning Chi-ho star in W Theatre's musical comedy about a brother and sister's attempt to achieve commercial success. In Cantonese. Jun 1-3, 5-6, 8pm, Jun 2-3, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$230, HK$290 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9267 2678

Concert by Wang Kwong Chinese Orchestra

Xia Feiyun, Li Chun-sang, Leung Yan-chiu and Hung Chun-ming conduct saxophonist Kevin Ling, pianist Avan Yu and the orchestra performing works including Huang Anlun's Chinese Rhapsody No 3 and Xu Jingxin's The Spring River Flows. Jun 2, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$110-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Son Yeol-eum Plays Mozart

Jason Lai conducts Korean pianist Son and the HK Sinfonietta performing Arvo Part's Fratres, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 21 and Brahms' Symphony No 4 in E Minor. Jun 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Cinema

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 four films. 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 www.cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: bc.cinema.com.hk

The Last Affair

Shot entirely in Paris, Tony Au Ting-ping's drama follows a woman (Carol Cheng Yu-ling) whose affair with a struggling musician (Chow Yun-fat) sparks a marital then mental breakdown. In Cantonese and French with Chinese and English subtitles. May 27, 1.30pm, Palace IFC.

PTU

Johnnie To Kei-fung's noir drama following a Police Tactical Unit on night patrol who offer to 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 27, 3.15pm, Palace IFC.

Love Songs

Christophe Honore mixes musical sequences with soap opera drama in a story about a couple who decide to bring a woman in for a threesome to spice up their ailing relationship, until real feelings and jealousy become involved. In French with English subtitles. May 27, 4.05pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Drama centring on an illegal immigrant (Cherie Chung Chor-hung) caught between two possible futures: a marriage to an older man who can secure her a life in Hong Kong, or life with a handsome boxer. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. May 27, 6pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

The Strange Case of Hong Kong Amoy Cinema

The HK Film Archive presents a programme of Amoy-dialect and reference films, including the following two films. Until May 27. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$40 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Southeast the Peacock Flies

A 'sing-song' film based on a Han dynasty yue fu poem with the same title about a villager whose lover's mother wants her son to marry a rich family's daughter instead. Bai Yun stars and directs. In Amoy dialect with Chinese subtitles. May 27, 2pm, HK Film Archive.

Sisters Two

Adapted from the popular film Twin Sisters (1933), this 1957 drama revolves around a pair of sisters who are separated in childhood, one of whom becomes an opera singer and marries as a concubine into the household of a general, where the other sister works as a maid. In Amoy dialect with Chinese subtitles. May 27, 5pm, HK Film Archive.

100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies

The HK Film Archive presents a programme of 100 Hong Kong films from 1916 to 1999, including the following film. Until 2014. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55 www.cinema.com.hk; and HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900

Homecoming

Yim Ho's drama centring on a woman (Josephine Koo Mei-wah) who returns to her Guangdong village after years living in Hong Kong and rekindles friendships and reignites long-extinguished romantic feelings. Also starring Siqin Gaowa and Tse Wai-hung. May 27, 2pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

Around Town

Bonhams HK 2012 Spring Auctions

An imperial portrait of Consort Chunhi: auction, today, 2pm. Yixing stoneware and scholar's objects: auction, today, 4pm. Imperial masterworks from a private Portuguese collection. Viewing: today, 10am-7pm; auction, today, 7pm. Pacific Place, Supreme Court Rd, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2918 4321. Ends today

Christie's HK Spring Auctions 2012

Asian art: auctions, May 27, 10am, 3pm. Chinese paintings: previews, May 27-28, 10.30am-6.30pm; auctions: May 28, 2.30pm, May 29, 10am, 2.30pm, 3pm. Jewels: preview, May 27-28, 10.30am-6.30pm, May 29, 10.30am-noon; auction: May 29, 1.30pm. Chinese ceramics and works of art: previews, May 27-29, 10.30am-6.30pm; auctions: May 30, 11.15am, 2.30pm. Cloisonne enamel wares: preview, May 27-30, 10.30am- 6.30pm; auction: May 30, 10.30am. Watches: auctions, May 30, 9.30am, 2pm. HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Drive, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2521 5396. Ends Wed

Seventh Asia International Arts and Antiques Fair

Showcase and trading platform for antiques, ceramics, rare books and more. May 27, 11.30am-5pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$50. Inquiries: 2763 9011

Tom Lee Music Carnival

Channon Liu facilitates a drum circle, May 27, 2pm-3.30pm. Performances by seven local bands, May 27, 3.30pm-6pm. Piazza Area C, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2737 7655

The Development of Asia's World City Over the Next Decade

Chief Secretary for Administration Stephen Lam Sui-lung shares his views about Hong Kong's development in the coming 10 years. In English. May 28, 1.10pm (reception, 12.15pm; lunch, 12.40pm), China Club, 13/F The Old Bank of China Building, Bank St, Central, HK$450 (Royal Over-Seas League members HK$400), includes lunch, booking required. Inquiries: 9787 0800

The Role of HKU in Local Archaeology 1926-present

Archaeologist William Meacham talks about the role of University of HK personnel in the development of local archaeology from its beginnings in the 1920s. In English. May 29, 6pm, 1/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2241 5500

Tongzhi Literary Group Reading Session

Novelist Hannelore Arbyn reads from her Come and Go, poet Nicholas Wong reads from his Cities of Sameness, and author Danny Wong reads from his Drops in Nan's Ocean and Waltzing Matilda Memoirs. In English. May 31, 7.30pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6336 6157

Summer Garage Sale and Market

Bazaar with more than 194 stalls of new and secondhand goods (including toys, books and clothes), food and drink; proceeds from fees paid to hire stalls are donated to charity. Jun 2, 9.30am-1.30pm, LG3 Car Park, HK University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, free entry. Inquiries: 9045 5942

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