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PUBLISHED : Monday, 09 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 09 July, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

A Tribute to Hong Kong Masters

Paintings by Luis Chan, Irene Chou, Gaylord Chan, Liu Kuo-Sung, Chu Hing-wah, Wucius Wong and Leung Kui-ting. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart Square, 2C Mai On Building, 19 Kung Yip St, Kwai Chung. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jul 21

China Aerospace Technology Exhibition

Exhibition of rocket models, equipment used in space and other items from Beijing's China Space Museum. Daily, 11am-9pm, 2/F Grand Stage, Centre Bridge and other areas, Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Rd, Taikoo Shing. Inquiries: 2568 8665. Ends Jul 29

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

Variously themed ceramic tea ware including works 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 30

Full of Smiles and Soft Attentions

American artist Mike Stilkey's book sculptures, paintings and seven-metre tall book installations. Opens today. Daily, 10am-10pm, 2/F Atrium and Open Piazza, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2118 8900. Ends Aug 5

Summer Group Show

Paintings, drawings and sculptures by artists such as Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and Chu Teh-chun. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, de Sarthe Gallery, 8/F Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2167 8896. Ends Sept 8

Performing Arts

Red

Fung Wai-hang directs the HK Repertory Theatre's adaptation of 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. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jul 10-15, 7.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

White

Britain's Catherine Wheels Theatre's drama set in a bright 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

Microsex Office 4.0

PIP Theatre's latest edition of its comedy about male and female office worker relations. In Cantonese. Jul 12-15, 20-22, 7.30pm, also Jul 14, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$140-HK$340 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Boeing Boeing

Actors' Square performs an adaptation of French playwright Marc Camoletti's classic farce about a man, engaged to three flight attendants, who has to juggle his carefully arranged schedule when a typhoon strikes. In Cantonese. Jul 12-14, 8pm, also Jul 14-15, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: boeing712@gmail.com

Crave

Bonni Chan directs Theatre du Pif and Windmillgrass Theatre's production of Sarah Kane's drama exploring the ambiguity of relationships and the fragility of the individuals in them. In Cantonese. Jul 12-15, 17-19, 8pm, also Jul 14-15, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240, HK$300 (Jul 12-15), HK$220, HK$280 (Jul 17-19) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2389 9220

Saltimbanco

Cirque Du Soleil production exploring the urban experience features various acrobatics and feats of athleticism. Jul 12-14, 17-22, 8pm, also Jul 14, 21, 4pm, Jul 15, 22, 1pm, 5pm, AsiaWorld Expo - Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$388-HK$788 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

The Harvard Din & Tonics

The 13-man university a cappella group sing American songs, with a focus on 1920s to '40s jazz standards. Jul 12, 8pm, Jul 13, 9pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180 (members HK$150) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Happy Days Toy Shop

Fantasy Puppet Theatre's nostalgic production about an old-fashioned toy shop which goes unnoticed by the neighbourhood children until it has a closing sale. In Cantonese. Jul 13-14, 7.30pm, also Jul 14-15, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$160; and Jul 21, 7.30pm, Jul 22, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

The Cantonese Opera Academy of HK End-of-Term Performance 2011/12

Students from the Cantonese Opera Academy of HK perform Cantonese Opera excerpts Barging in Huashan (from Cleaving Open the Mountain to Save His Mother), Snatching the Umbrella (from The Blessing of the Moon), Kneeling by the Pond (from The Lioness Roars) and Breaking the Royal Sedan Chair. In Cantonese. Jul 13, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 70 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$60, HK$80 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7367

The Youth Experimental Theatre of the Shaanxi Traditional Opera Research Institute

The Chinese opera troupe performs qinxiang-style: full-length opera Zhou Ren on the Way Home (aka Tears of Mandarin Ducks), Jul 13; and opera excerpts Wu Yuan Reading the Farewell Letter, Qingwen the Maid Tearing the Fan, Dousing the Top Scholar's Red Robe, The Chase on the Hill and The Revenge of the Female Ghost, Jul 14. In traditional Shaanxi and Gansu dialects with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

A Sedan Chair for the Bride - The Wonderful Winds of Guo Yazhi II

Yan Huichang conducts HK Chinese Orchestra suona principal Guo Yazhi, the Jinzhong Municipal School of Arts in Shanxi, and the HK Chinese Orchestra perform works such as Wang Gaolin's A Toasting Song of Joy and Zhu Jianer's Ecstasy of Nature. Jul 13-14, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Animals - Music Paradise

The HK Flute Academy performs works such as Rimsky Korsakov's Flight of the Bumble Bee and Henry Mancini's Pink Panther Theme. Jul 13, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$120, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2887 0330

Contemporary Dance Showcase - Asian-Male Episode 3

E-Side Dance Company presents performances by dancer-choreographers Ryu Suck-hun, Bae Joon-yong, Liu Bin, Mamoru Sakata, Minoru Harata and Bruce Wong Chun-bong. Jul 13-14, 8pm, Jul 14, 4pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

A-Fu @ Kitec Hong Kong Live

Mando-pop singer A-fu Teng in concert. Jul 13, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$380, HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3549 8998

Paul Wong Rockestra

Rock musician Paul Wong Koon-chung in concert. Jul 13-14, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$550 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2323 2811

Guitar Fiesta

Fingerstyle guitarists Sungha Jung, Huang Chia-wei and Jacky Lau perform. Jul 14-15, 7.30pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$150-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3575 9868

Mostly Baroque

Geoffrey Lancaster plays the harpsichord and conducts flautist Emma Sholl, violinist James Cuddeford and the HK Sinfonietta performing Jean-Fery Rebel's Les Elemens, Simphonie Nouvelle, JS Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D and Orchestral Suite No 2 in B Minor, and Mozart's Symphony No 29 in A. Jul 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Play! FTISLAND Hong Kong 2012

Five-member K-pop band FTISLAND in concert. Jul 14, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$280-HK$1,280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2850 5825

Cinema

International Children's Film Carnival 2012

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a selection of 16 feature films and short films for the young and young at heart, including the following film. Until 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

KJ: Music and Life

Cheung King-wai documentary following the struggles of pianist Wong Ka-jeng as he grows from an 11-year-old prodigy into a rebellious, music-loving teenager. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Jul 9, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre.

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