The Planner

PUBLISHED : Friday, 01 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 01 June, 2012, 12:00am




Michael Scoggins' superhero paintings use comic books and notebook doodles as inspiration. Today, 8.30am-5.30pm, Scad HK, 292 Tai Po Rd, Sham Shui Po. Inquiries: 2253 8000. Ends today

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, 10.30am-7.30pm, Opera Gallery, G2/F, M88, 2-8 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2810 1208. Ends today

Woo Lung-wong

Exhibition of 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, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Ends Jun 4

Cell 1, Room 2, Hostel Room

Multimedia exploration of Wu Yuren, Shen Shaomin and Sun Yuan's experiences in a former concentration camp. Daily, 10.30am-7pm, Osage Open, 4/F Union Hing Yip Factory Building, 20 Hing Yip St, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Jun

Ruby Woo and Johnson Yu

Works about searching for identity by glass artists Woo and Yu about memories, love and relationships. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm, Koru Contemporary Art, Koru2, 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends Jun 9

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

The Glamour of the HK University of Science and Technology

Chinese paintings of campus landscapes by Chen Hao. Opening ceremony today, 1pm. Daily, 1pm-5pm, Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall, HK University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay. Inquiries: 2358 6149. Ends Jun 12

Anechoic Pavilion

French artist Laurent Grasso's installation conceived as a one-room cabin built as a place for meditation and observation of surroundings. Fri-Sun, 5pm-9pm, Central Ferry Pier 4 Rooftop, 4 Pier Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2810 0317. Ends Jun 15

Totem Recollection

Tian Taiquan's conceptual photographic works represent his creative reconstructions of his fragmented and vague childhood memories of the Cultural Revolution. Mon-Fri, 9.30am-6.30pm, Art Experience Gallery, Rm 2009, 20/F Cable TV Tower, 9 Hoi Shing Rd, Tsuen Wan. Inquiries: 2110 9928. Ends Jun 22


Seal carvings, calligraphy and Chinese paintings by Tang Cheong-shing and contemporary jewellery by his daughter, Tricia Tang. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-9pm. Daily, 7am-11pm, Lobby and Terrace Room, Bishop Lei International House, 4 Robinson Rd, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 6050 2634. Ends Jun 30

Moment of Peace

Hong Viet Dung's landscape paintings inspired by the countryside, rivers and lakes around his native Hanoi. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 10.30am-6pm, Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends Jun 30

New Light III: Photos of Cheung

Works by photographer Cheung Wai-lok that combine new photography media (namely, the smartphone) and traditional film developing techniques. Opening reception today, 6pm-8pm. From Jul 2: Tue-Sun, 11am-7pm, Lumenvisum, L2-10, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 3177 9159. Ends Jul 1

Performing Arts

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

Faust Festival 2012

Faust International Youth Theatre members perform plays including: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Jun 1, 6pm, Jun 2, 5pm; Wolves in the Walls, Jun 1, 8pm; 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


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. In English with Chinese surtitles. Jun 1-2, 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 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 abandoned by his family and exhibited in a circus freak show. In Cantonese. Until 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

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

HK Summer Jazz Festival 2012

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. HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: 9600 8264

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 a flat 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

Love In Hong Kong

HKWWP Daily Int'l PR Consultant presents a variety show featuring music, dance and acrobatic performances to celebrate the 15th year of Hong Kong's handover to the mainland. Jun 2-3, 7.30pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, free admission with ticket. Inquiries: 3110 3547

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 3336Cinema

To Fathers With Love

The HK Film Archive presents a Morning Matinee programme of five films honouring fatherhood, including the following one. Jun 1-29. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$20 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Parents' Love

Drama about a sacrificing father, a dutiful daughter and straight-A student who plays truant to find work to supplement her family's income, and a selfless mother who overcome myriad adversities. In Cantonese. Jun 1, 11am, HK Film Archive.