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PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 02 July, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Living Multitudes

Paintings by Fang Lijun, including three sets of 18-metre-long art installations. Today, 10am-10pm, Open Piazza and 2/F Atrium, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2118 8900. Ends today

Phil Pither

The New Zealander's photographs taken on his travels to various parts of the world including the Pacific, Asia, Europe and Central America. Today-Thu, 2.30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat, 2.30pm-11pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2127 7936. Ends Sat

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners: From the House to the City

Exhibition on how architecture has shaped cities and transformed lives around the world. Daily, 10am-10pm, Oval Atrium, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central. Inquiries: 2295 3308. Ends Jul 8

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

Variously themed ceramic tea ware including works inspired by nature and the joys of everyday life. Mon, Wed-Sun (including public holidays), 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Extended to Jul 16

Metamorphosis

Works from photographer Peter Steinhauer's Cocoon series of images of buildings being built wrapped in coloured material. Mon-Sat, 11am-7.30pm, Sun (and public holidays), noon-5pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends Jul 31

A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong

Seventy-seven sets of painting and calligraphy, furniture, mural paintings, architectural elements and religious art on loan from the Palace Museum that help shed light on the cultural significance of the traditional Chinese royal garden, and the Qing dynasty emperor's philosophical thoughts and religious beliefs. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$20 (HK$10 on Wed). Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Oct 14

The Heavenly Breeze: Selected Works of Gao Qifeng and His Disciples

Exhibition exploring the early development of the Lingnan School of painting through the works of the founder of the Tianfeng ('heavenly breeze') Studio and his artist disciples. Mon, Wed-Sun (including public holidays), 10am-8pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$20. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Aug 26, 2013

Performing Arts

The Best of Shall We Ha

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

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. Jul 2, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9874 0232

Alan Ho: Getting There Live 2012

Canton 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

Umbrella

Pai Yeo Theatre's production of choreographer Vanizza Chan and Woods' dance work exploring the close and complicated relationship between human and umbrella. Jul 5-7, 8pm, also Jul 7, 3pm, On and On Cattle Depot Theatre, Unit 7, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6287 7820

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 to Half the Sky Public Education for for migrant worker community education programmes. Jul 5, 8.30pm, Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, HK$230 (from Jul 1), includes one drink. Inquiries: 9334 3466

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Estonian National Ballet performs a dance version of the Grimms fairy tale. Jul 6-8, 7.30pm, also Jul 7-8, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 2044

Red

Fung Wai-hang directs HK Repertory Theatre's adaptation of American playwright John Logan's drama revolving around artist Mark Rothko's discussions with his young assistant after Rothko accepts an invitation to paint murals for the high-end Four Seasons restaurant. Starring Ko Hon-man and Yau Ting-fai. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jul 6-8, 10-15, 7.45pm, also Jul 8, 15, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Season Finale - A Feast of Masterworks

Lawrence Foster conducts Turkish pianist Huseyin Sermet and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G and Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, and Elgar's Variations on an Original Theme Enigma. Jul 6-7, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Schick Machine

Paul Dresher Ensemble's multimedia presentation about a sound collector-sonic inventor's attempt to create a mechanical instrument that can reconcile the past and the future; featuring a performance by percussionist Steven Schick. In English. Jul 6-7, 8pm, Jul 8, 4pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Spotlight on Young Musicians Series 3: Cross

Guzheng player Chin King, composer-electronic musician Steve Hui, sheung player Leung Yan-chiu and erhu player Rupert Woo Pak-tuen perform Experimenting Chinese Music, concept artist-sheng player Leung Yan-chiu, composer-flautist Wyman Wat and saxophonist Wong Tak-chiu play Mosaic, pipa player Chass Wong, percussionist Li Wai-mei, violinist Samuel Bin and cellist Tong Wai-ho play Wyman Wat's Vivid ? Inspiring, and saxophone quartet Jennifer To, Jeffrey Chan, Christopher Huie and Chemie Ching perform Wat and Sierra Tse's Alchemy by Varsity. Jul 6, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2584 8950

HOCC & Jam Rock' N Roar Live

Canto-pop singer-actress Denise Ho Wan-see and Mando-pop singer-actor Jam Hsiao Jing-teng in concert. Jul 6-7, 8.15pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, HK$280-HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3628 3765

Pipe Organ Recital by Douglas Lawrence

The Australian organist plays works by Couperin, Pierne, Fournier, Boely, Alain, Ligeti and Brumby. Jul 7, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Shamuon x Touyu HK Live

The two Japanese network singers in concert; J-pop singer Mayumi Morinaga guests. Jul 7, 7.30pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$280-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: info@ed-production.com.hk

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. Jul 7, 7.45pm, Jul 8. 4.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2742 2966

Shoko Nakagawa Asia Tour 2012

The J-pop-rock singer in concert. Jul 7-8, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$290-HK$690 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8100 0138

Summer Classics

Edwin Outwater conducts pianist Wong Wai-yin and the HK Sinfonietta playing Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and Piano Concerto No 23 in A, and Beethoven's Symphony No 7 in A. Jul 7, 8pm, Jul 8, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

[Filicious] Fiona In Concert 2012

Canto-pop singer-actress Fiona Sit Hoi-kei in concert. Jul 7-8, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3473 4773

Tatiana Smaouil Violin Recital

The Russian violinist plays works by J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Massenet, Sarasate, Grieg, and Chen Gang and He Zhanhao; local pianist Joanna Li accompanies. Jul 8, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6494 1471

White

Britain's Catherine Wheels Theatre Company's playful, family-oriented drama set in a bright and ordered world where one day colours magically emerge. With limited English dialogue. Jul 11-17, 5pm, also Jul 12-17, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 2044

Cinema

Japanese and Korean Film Festival

Sundream Motion Pictures presents a programme of nine Japanese and Korean films, including the following film. 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

Hotaru The Movie: It's Only A Little Light In My Life

Romantic comedic TV spin-off in which the protagonist (Haruka Ayase) and her boss, and now husband, make plans to honeymoon in Rome. In Japanese with Chinese subtitles. Jul 2, 4pm, GH Mong Kok.

Born to be Wild

Omnimax film documenting the life of orphaned orangutans and elephants. English shows: Sat-Sun (and public holidays), 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 the weather phenomenon in the danger zone known as Tornado Alley in the US. 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 (and public holidays), 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Oct 31

Astronaut 3D

Stereoscopic film looking at astronaut training that shows the kinds of risks and challenges faced by space explorers. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.4pm, also Sun (and public holidays), 11.10am. HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Dec 31

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