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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Gago Chtchian

Works by the Armenian artist that are influenced by the traditional styles of the Armenian and Russian schools. Today-Thu, 11am-7pm, I/O (Input/Output), 28 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Thu

Luminant

Photographer Jiang Pengyi's night scenes featuring brightly lit modern skyscrapers in major mainland cities. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Blindspot Gallery, 24-26A Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2517 6238. Ends Sat

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

Classical works by master calligraphers from different eras. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jun 30

Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

Exhibition showing examples of cultural adaptations and collective responses to Buddhism in ancient and modern times. Tue-Fri, 11am-5pm (last Thursday of the month, 11am-8pm), Sat-Sun, (and public holidays), 10am-5pm, Asia Society Gallery, Asia Society HK Centre, HK Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$30 (members HK$15). Inquiries: 2103 9511. Extended to Jul 22

Performing Arts

Faust Festival 2012

Faust International Youth Theatre members perform plays including: The Swallow's Gift, May 29, 6pm; The Carvings at Big Wave Bay, May 29-30, 8pm; Dance Turtle Dance, May 30, 6pm; A Midsummer Night's Phantasy: A Sci-Fi Shakespearean Tale, May 31, 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

HK Summer Jazz Festival 2012

Nils Landgren Quartet and 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. Alto saxophonist and composer Rosario Giuliani performs with the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, May 31, 8pm, HK$180, HK$280. 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. HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: 9600 8264

Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century Tour - Hong Kong

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

Annie

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions presents the musical about a young girl's search for family and love that takes her 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

The Elephant Man

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 31-Jun 2, 7.30pm, also Jun 2-3, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

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

Evacuation Order

Leung Kwok-shing directs and choreographs the HK Dance Company's drama about events in 1662 after Qing dynasty emperor Kangxi orders the evacuation of coastal areas in southern China in hope of severing support for the anti-government movement. Chew Hee Chiat conducts the HK Chinese Orchestra in providing live musical accompaniment, Jun 1-2, 7.45pm, Jun 3, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$350. Performances to recorded music, Jun 9, 7.45pm, Jun 10, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806

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

Seven: Lost and Lust

Class 7A Drama Group production about a property agent who finds a videotape showing a couple having sex in an apartment and is stunned by what unfolds after he tries to find out more about the video. In Cantonese. Jun 1-3, 8pm, also Jun 2-3, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0274

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

7th Heaven

Frank Borzage's 1927 romantic drama centring on a kindly prostitute (Janet Gaynor) and a labourer (Charles Farrell) who works in the sewers but lives on top of the world at the crest of a seven-storey building. Silent film with English intertitles. May 29, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

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