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PUBLISHED : Friday, 06 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 06 July, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Chinese Contemporary Abstract, 1980s until Present: MINDMAP

Abstract art works by Yan Binghui, Li Huasheng, Zhang Jianjun, Zhu Jinshi, Su Xiaobai, Li Xiaojing and Qiu Zhenzhong. Mon-Sat, 10am-10pm, Pearl Lam Galleries HK, Rm 601-605, 6/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Ends Jul 20

Transcendental

Watercolour and oil paintings by Myanmese artists Khin Muang Zaw and Zaw Zaw Co juxtaposed to show their personal visions of their homeland. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Moon Gallery, Shop 1, G/F Hua Fu Commercial Building, 111 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2858 1771. Ends Jul 20

Lost in Lantau

Derrick Chang's photographs celebrating the life and craft of traditional tofu fa seller Mok Kau-moon (who passed away in July last year), and highlighting the social predicament of elderly people living alone in Hong Kong; part of sales proceeds to the HK Family Welfare Society. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Tue-Fri, 2pm-8pm, Sat, noon-8pm, Voxfire Gallery, 1/F, 52 Gage St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2581 3385. Ends Jul 28

Gulammohammed Sheikh

Paintings by the Indian artist-poet-educator-art historian, many of which focus on human habitations in the forms of homes, streets, shrines, bazaars, cities, towns, and villages. Opening ceremony today, 6pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jul 31

Light of Tibet

Lin Yuan's paintings of the landscape and monasteries of Tibet. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Zee Stone Gallery, G/F Chinachem Hollywood Centre, One Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2810 5895. Ends Jul 31

Portraits of Indonesia

Landscape and portrait paintings by the late Indonesian artist Dullah (1919-1994). Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 10.30am-6pm, Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends Jul 31

Le Miroir (The Mirror)

Works by French photographer Mohamed Bourouissa examining how people perceive otherness. Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5.30pm, Scad HK, 292 Tai Po Rd, Sham Shui Po. Inquiries: 2253 8181. Ends Aug 26

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

Seventy-seven sets of paintings and calligraphy, furniture, mural paintings, architectural elements and religious art on loan from the Palace Museum that 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

Performing Arts

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Estonian National Ballet performs a dance version of the Brothers Grimm 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 the HK Repertory Theatre's adaptation of American playwright John Logan's drama about artist Mark Rothko's discussions with his assistant after Rothko accepts an invitation to paint murals for the 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

Schick Machine

Paul Dresher Ensemble's multimedia presentation about a sound collector-sonic inventor's attempt to create an instrument that can reconcile the past and the future; featuring 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

Umbrella

Pai Yeo Theatre's production of choreographer Vanizza Chan and Woods' dance work exploring the close and complicated relationship between human and umbrella. Until Jul 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

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 only to become 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

Jo Kondo 65th Anniversary Portrait Concert

Paul Zukofsky conducts the HK New Music Ensemble playing works by composer Jo Kondo including In The Woods, Theatre and A Volcano Mouth. Jul 8, 4pm, Loke Yew Hall, University of HK (main campus), Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045

Tatiana Smaouil Violin Recital

The Russian violinist plays works by JS 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

Cinema

Teddy Boys

The HK Film Archive presents a Morning Matinee programme of four films that pay tribute to four Hong Kong actors who specialised in playing 'teddy boys', including the following film. Jul 6-27. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$20 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Poor Mother

Drama centring on the rebellious daughter (Sheung-kwun Kwan-wai) of a kind but suffering woman (Pak Yin) who puts her trust in a young man (Ha Chun-chau) who is the youthful embodiment of corrupt modern values. In Cantonese. Jul 6, 11am, HK Film Archive.

Cantonese Opera Films Featuring Leng Chi-pak

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of three Cantonese Opera films featuring the seminal 20th-century Cantonese Opera star who died in 1992. Part of the Chinese Opera Festival, including the following film. Until Jul 7. HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Pearl's Reconciliation

Law Chi-hung's 1957 Cantonese Opera film about a married scholar who instructs his wife to take their case to a judge after he is sought as a son-in-law by a prime minister prepared to resort to dirty tricks. In Cantonese with some Chinese surtitles. Jul 6, 7.30pm, HK Space Museum.

International Children's Film Carnival 2012

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a selection of 16 feature films and short film programmes for the young and young at heart, including the following film. Jul 6-Aug 19. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; and HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. HK$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900

Chubby Drums

Drama-comedy about a food-loving chubby boy who moves to Thinhaven - where no one is outgoing or fat - and then falls for the town's most beautiful and skinny girl. In Dutch with English subtitles and live Cantonese interpretation. Jul 6, 22, Aug 8, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum, Aug 19, 5pm, HK Film Archive.

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