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PUBLISHED : Monday, 18 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 18 June, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

King of Canton

Paintings by Yang Jiechang depicting his observations that the Canton (now Guangdong) region has produced many prominent leaders over the course of history. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends today

For the Love of Chinese Contemporary Art

Sculptures and prints by Chinese artists including Sui Jianguo, Shen Jingdong, Liu Ye, Cui Xiuwen and Ma Jun. Daily, 11am-10pm, Ocean Terminal Forecourt; KidX, Ocean Terminal; and Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, L2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2118 8666. Ends Thu

Dancing Bears

Christine Vidart's humour-infused almost life-size sculptures of polar bears. Daily, 8am-9pm, Linkbridge, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Fri

Steen Ipsen

The Danish artist's ceramic sculptures bring to mind images such as clouds, constellation, balloons, DNA, atoms and molecules. A Le French May programme. Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Galerie NeC, Nilsson et Chiglien - HK, 208-218 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2547 0000. Ends Sat

From Clay to Teapot: Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 1986-2010

Ceramic tea ware inspired by nature or the joys of everyday life. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Extended to Jul 16

Picasso - Masterpieces from Musee National Picasso, Paris

55 works by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) on loan from Paris' Musee National Picasso. A Le French May programme. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-8pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$20. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 22

The Sounds of Nature

Works by self-taught artist Lin Guocheng in pen and ink on paper and silk in which nature looms large in relation to humanity. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, 3812 Contemporary Art Projects, 10/F, 12 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2153 3812. Ends Jul 31

Hong Kong Container

Lam Hon-kin's paintings on how our living experiences are shaped by spatial situations and considerations. Daily, noon-8pm, Most Gallery, L7, Shop 12A, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9802 9440. Ends Sept 11

Divine Power - The Dragon in Chinese Art

Almost 200 items dating from the Neolithic period to the 20th century with dragon images on them. Daily, 10am-5pm, Art Museum, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of HK, Sha Tin, free. Inquiries: 3943 7416. Ends Nov 18 Performing Arts

Dance Gala Night - Enchanted Tales

Kids' Gallery dance students pirouette, polka and more at a fantasy-themed dance gala extravaganza. In English. Jun 18-19, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2501 4842

Annie

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions presents the musical about a 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 19-23, 7.30pm, Jun 23-24, 2pm, also Jun 24, 7pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$395-HK$950 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

Anhui Huangmei Opera Theatre

Li Wen and Yu Shun star in the Anhui troupe's production of The Seventh Fairy Maiden, Jun 20; and Sun Juan, Wu Yaling and Jiang Jianguo star in its production of The Female Consort of the Princess, Jun 21. Both shows: in Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Filumena

Adam Harris directs the Italian Chamber of Commerce in HK and Macau, and Stylus Production's presentation of Eduardo de Filippo's play revolving around a former prostitute and the wealthy shop-keeper who wants to annul their marriage after realising she convinced him to marry her by pretending to be near death. In English. Jun 20-23, 8pm, also Jun 23-24, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 8837

Mr Rubber Hard

PIP Theatre's Jim Chim Sui-man in a one-man comedy show playing 50 roles, including Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Henry Tang Ying-yen and Andy Lau Tak-wah. Jun 21-24, 7.30pm, also Jun 23-23, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$190-HK$430 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Good Music This Lunch

Violinist James Cuddeford, cellist Chang Pei-chieh and other HK Sinfonietta musicians play works by Corelli, Rossini and Dvor?k. Jun 22, 12.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

The Boy Becomes Rabbit Mama

Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education's puppet show about a little boy who runs way from home after quarrelling with his mother and then himself becomes the parent of three rabbits. In Cantonese. Jun 22-23, 7.45pm, Jun 24, 4.30pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$140; Jun 29-30, 7.45pm, Jul 1, 4.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100; and Jul 7, 7.45pm, Jul 8. 4.30pm, North District Town hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2742 2966

Butterfly Lovers and Yellow River

Chen Xieyang conducts gaohu player Hsin Hsiao-ling, pianist Chloe Pak and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works including He Zhanhao and Chen Gang's The Butterfly Lovers, and Tan Dun's The Northwest Suite. Jun 22-23, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Mozart's Serenade - Gran Partita

Concerto da Camera performs Mozart's Serenade No 10, Gran Partita. Jun 22, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; and Jun 30, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9731 3388

International Military Tattoo in Celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR

The Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy, Guard of Honour of the Chinese People's Liberation Army HK Garrison, Royal Australian Navy Band, Russian Frontier Guard Band, Bursa Mehter Band of Turkey, Pipes and Drums of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, US 7th Fleet Band, HK Police Band, HK Association of Choral Societies, Girl Students Marching Band of Jiangxi Normal University and O'Shea-Ryan Irish Dancers Australia perform. Jun 22-24, 8pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$300 Urbtix. Also outdoor performances: Jun 23, 4-5pm, Plaza, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; and Jun 24, 4pm, Piazza Area C, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Mooring

Unlock Dancing Plaza performs a dance work choreographed by Dam Van Huynh whose inspiration and story come from within the artists themselves. Jun 22-23, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Sing Handel Mozart Sing

Nicholas McGegan conducts English bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Rameau, Handel and Mozart. Jun 22-23, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Western Xia Hotel

Ryan Yan Pat-to directs On & On Theatre Workshop's production of his adaptation of Taiwanese writer Lo Yi-chin's Hotel Xixia about a young man staying in a desolate hotel who claims to be the last descendant of the Western Xia in the world. In Cantonese. Jun 22-24, 8pm, also Jun 23, 3pm, Cattle Depot Theatre, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Road, To Kwa Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2503 1630

Oompa Loompa!

Kids' Gallery performs a musical following Algernon, one of Willy Wonka's special Oompa Loompa helpers, as he rises from the chocolate factory floor to international fame and fortune. In English. Jun 23-24, 3pm, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2501 4842

Tang Mei-yun Taiwanese Opera Company (Gezi Opera)

Tang Mei-yun, Hsu Hsiu-nien, Xiao Mi star in the Taiwanese gezi opera troupe's productions of: The Princess and the Hunter, Jun 23; and Love on Pregnancy, Jun 24. Both shows: In Taiwanese with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

K-Pop Festival - Music Bank Hong Kong 2012

K-pop groups TVXQ, Wonder Girls, Beast, CnBlue, F(x), MBlaq, Infinite and IU in concert. Jun 23, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$780-HK$1,280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2877 8260

2012 Music Carnival

The Chan Sui Ki (La Salle) Primary School Band, Heep Yunn Primary School Symphony Orchestra, La Salle College Wind Orchestra, Maryknoll Convent School (Primary Section), St Joseph's Primary School Choir, St Stephen's Girls' Priamry School Choir, tenor David Quah and soprano Jovita Leung perform. Jun 24, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5198 0328

Chimes of Bella Voce

HK Bel Canto Ensemble performs highlights from Mozart's Don Giovanni. Jun 24, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9250 08251

Jason Mraz 'Tour Is A Four Letter Word'

The American pop-rock singer-songwriter in concert. Jun 24, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$480-HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

Asian New Story Live in Hong Kong

The J-pop vocaloid group in concert. Jun 24, 8.30pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$120-HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: culthk.com

Cinema

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 orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary 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

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