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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

More than 40 Classical Chinese calligraphy works by master calligraphers from different eras, including Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322) and Wen Zhengming (1470-1559). Today, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends today

Chen Ping and Annie Wang Hsiao-wen

Paintings by Chen that are inspired by the landscape of Tasmania and works by Wang 's paintings that were inspired by a recent trip to Europe. Today, 11am-6pm, Gaffer, 13 Western St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends today

A Beautiful Mess - Un Lio Hermoso

Works in various media by Spain-based artists Lusia Sanchez, Maria Dolores Sanchez and Maria Del Mar Monty. Today, 11am-7pm, New Gallery on Old Bailey, 17 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2234 9889. Ends today

Dillusion

Video works by Korean artist Lee Lee-nam that make use of cutting-edge digital technology to extract images from Eastern and Western masterpieces. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, 20 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2580 0058. Ends today

The Nature of Need

Fifty paintings on vertical canvases by American designer-artist Kaws (birthname: Brian Donnelly) that can be viewed as a series, in smaller groups or on their own. Today, 11am-8pm, Galerie Perrotin HK, 17/F, 50 Connaught Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3758 2180. Ends today

Sweet and Sour

Fensterbank's photomontages critiquing Chinese political, social and economic issues. A Le French May programme. Today, noon-7pm, Feast Projects, Unit 307, 3/F Harbour Industrial Centre, 10 Lee Hing St, Ap Lei Chau. Inquiries: frenchmay.com. Ends today

Huh?!

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

Moment of Peace

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

Rhythm and Tone

French painter Jean-Paul Pancrazi's works incorporating fragments of text and Taiwanese mixed-media artist-sculptor Sunny Wang's installation work that simplifies ancient Chinese works' rhythms and tones into calligraphic lines and circles. A Le French May programme. Today, 11am-6pm, Koru Contemporary Art, Koru2, 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends today

Love and Memory

Qu Muzi's oil paintings that depict scenes of mystery and wonder. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Zee Stone Gallery, G/F Chinachem Hollywood Centre, One Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2810 5895. Ends today

ashita mata (again tomorrow)

Ai Yamaguchi's multi-canvas work and site-specific wall murals that reference calligraphic works and are deliberately made into pieces, suggesting a fleeting feeling of a lost unity. Today, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, Central. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends today

Floating Spring

Photographic installations, films and a new series of ethereal black ink on paper works by Chinese artist Ye Linghan. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts HK, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Jul 14

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

Exhibition examining the close connection between the career of the late Canto-pop singing star Roman Tam Pak-sin (1950-2002) and the development of popular music in Hong Kong. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 30

Stillness

Paintings in the Realist style by Italian artists Enrico Gaurino, Marika Fasoli, Marco Picci, Constanzza Papasogli and Maurizio Meldolesi. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends Jul 31

Taiping Tianguo, A History of Possible Encounters

Works by Ai Weiwei, Frog King Kwok Mang-ho, Tehching Hsieh and Martin Wong - who all spent time in New York in the 1980s and the early 90s. Wed-Sun, noon-7pm, Para/Site Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Aug 12

The Multiplicity of Simplicity

Monochrome ceramics wares produced by well-known kilns in Hebei, Henan, Shaanxi, Zhejiang, Fujian and Jiangxi provinces during the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5508. Ends Nov 25

Performing Arts

Edges

Musical Trio's adaptation of Justin Paul and Benj Pasek's musical revolving around four 20-something lovers that deals with coming of age, growth and self-discovery. In Cantonese. Jun 30, Jul 2, 3pm, also Jun 30-Jul 1, 8.15pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9874 0232

The Best of Shall We Ha

Trinity Theatre's part-drama, part-comedy review of major local events. In Cantonese. Until Jul 2, 7.30pm, also Jul 2, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2574 4968

Tong Dik-seng's Cantonese Opera Classics

Art of Cantonese Opera Association presents performances of: Tale of the Purple Hairpin, Jun 30-Jul 1, 7.30pm; and Floral Princess (Youth Edition), Jul 1, 1.30pm. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2388 3850

The Boy Becomes Rabbit Mama

Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education's puppet show about a boy who runs away from home after arguing with his mother and then himself becomes the carer of three rabbits. In Cantonese. Jun 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

It's Oh So Queer (The 3rd Element)

Clifton Kwan Yat-yeung directs and stars in Green Splash Productions' drama about the obstacles homosexuals face in their daily lives and pursuit of love. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Jun 30-Jul 1, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200, HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6355 0273

Mozart's Serenade - Gran Partita

Concerto da Camera performs Mozart's Serenade No 10, Gran Partita. Jun 30, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9731 3388

The Early Romantics

Guitarist Tina Karen Lo and violinist Andrea Zanchetta play works by Molino, Coste, Paganini and Giuliani. Jun 30, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$110, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Ballad of Mulan

Dramatic English Educational Repertory Theatre's musical about the legendary heroine who disguised herself as a man. In English. Jul 1, 7.30pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2880 5080

Concert Celebrating the Golden Harvest of Madam Ella Kiang

Ella Kiang Singers present a musical drama in four acts featuring musical excerpts from productions such as La Traviata, Carmen and Lucia di Lammermoor. Jul 1, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, HK$100-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9279 8819

Alan Ho: Getting There Live 2012

Canto-pop singer-songwriter Alan Ho Wai-to in concert. Jul 2, 8.15pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9263 9846

Sonic Anchor #4

Sound artist Lam Lai presents a 'theatrical-sound-installation' in which audiences can participate as part of an interactive composition. Jul 4, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273

Harpsichord Recital by Elizabeth Anderson

The Australian harpsichordist plays works including Isaac Albeniz's Asturias, William Albright's Danza Ostinata, and Willard Palmer's Blues and Fugue for Harpsichord; tenor Jacob Lawrence also performs. Jul 5, 6pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Song of the Migrant Fundraising Concert

Beijing's New Workers Art Troupe performs Chinese folk music; People Mountain People Sea singer-songwriter Jing Wong guests. Proceeds go to Half the Sky Public Education for migrant worker community education programmes. Jul 5, 8.30pm, Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, HK$180 (before Jul 1), HK$230 (from Jul 1), includes one drink. Inquiries: 9334 3466Cinema

Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent into space to explore an asteroid 200 million kilometres away from earth by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in 2003. In Cantonese. Narration in English, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Today, 2.40pm, 6.10pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends today

Born to be Wild

Omnimax film documenting the life of young, orphaned orangutans and elephants, after being saved, 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

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. 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

Japanese and Korean Film Festival

Sundream Motion Pictures presents a programme of nine Japanese and Korean films, including the following one. Until Jul 2. GH Mong Kok, G/F Grand Century Place, 193 Prince Edward Rd West, Mong Kok, HK$70 goldenharvest.com. Inquiries: 2628 9864

Champ

Drama about a former top jockey involved in a serious accident that kills his wife and damages his eyesight whose life and career stand to get reinvigorated by a chance encounter with a difficult racehorse. In Korean with Chinese subtitles. Jun 30, 4pm, GH Mong Kok.

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