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PUBLISHED : Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

Cross All Borders: HK Festival Showcasing New Visual Artists with Disabilities 2012

Outstanding works from more than 850 entries by artists with mental and physical disabilities using mediums such as painting, photography, ceramics and illustration. Opens today. Today, 3pm-9pm, Jul 14-19, 11am-9pm, Jul 20, 11am-3pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2855 9548. Ends Jul 20

Summer Delights

More than 80 paintings and sculptures by artists such as Bratsa Bonifacho, Jan Smart and John Beder. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Ian Tan Gallery, 1/F V Plus, 68 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0331. Ends Jul 24

Works by Tang Ying-mui

The local artist's furry cloth works made using a simple hand-built process. Opens today. Daily, 12.30pm-9.30pm, Bauhaus, 3/F, 2 Yiu Wah St, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: gymtang@gmail.com. Ends Jul 29

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-Sun, 10am-8pm, 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

Wouter Dam

Coloured sculptural works that are closed and curled on to themselves by the Dutch ceramic artist. Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Galerie NeC nilsson et chiglien HK, 208-218 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2547 0000. Ends Aug 18

Rotational Summer Exhibition

Glass sculptures and other works inspired by traditional and urban landscapes by Terri Brooks, Holly Grace, Phil Stokes and Emma Walker. Tue-Fri, 2pm-6pm, Sat, 11am-6pm, Gaffer, G/F 13 Western St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Sept 1

Performing Arts

White

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

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

Microsex Office 4.0

PIP Theatre's latest edition of its comedy about male and female office worker relations. In Cantonese. Jul 13-15, 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

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

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. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Until Jul 15, 7.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

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

Boeing Boeing

Actors' Square performs an adaptation of 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 13-14, 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 13-15, 17-19, 8pm, also Jul 14-15, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240, HK$300 (Jul 13-15), HK$220, HK$280 (Jul 17-19) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2389 9220

Saltimbanco

International entertainment group Cirque Du Soleil 's production exploring the urban experience in all its myriad forms features various acrobatics and feats of athleticism. Jul 13-14, 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

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

The Harvard Din & Tonics

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

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, J.S. 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

Teddy Boys

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

Love with Tears

Drama, adapted from a Commercial Radio serial, about a rich family's son's illegitimate daughter (Patricia Lam Fung) whose jealous half-sister summons a teddy boy (Ding Yue) to ruin her life after she falls in love with a nice young man. In Cantonese. Jul 13, 11am, HK Film Archive.

InDPolar International Animation Festival

InD Blue presents a selection of eight programmes of animated short films from around the world, including the following two programmes. Jul 13-Aug 8. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$65 www.cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2572 7202

Opening Programme 1: Love's Great Adventure

Programme of five animated shorts from the Netherlands, Germany, Taiwan, Latvia and Britain including: Paul and the Dragon, a film based on the true story of Paul Sanders, about a boy diagnosed with cancer whose doctor tells him that the cancer is like a dragon in his body that needs to be fought (no dialogue); and The Gruffalo, based on an illustrated book about a mouse strolling through the woods who encounters three predators who all wish to eat him (in English). Jul 13, 7.50pm, Jul 26, 7.55pm, Aug 7, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

Opening Programme 2: It's A Wonderful World

Programme of 12 animated shorts from the mainland, Turkey, South Korea, the Netherlands, Britain, Japan, Russia and the US including: Lilian Fu's Fishing with Popo, about a girl who, while attending her grandmother's funeral, recalls the deceased's vivid storytelling and a curious dream involving her grandmother in the afterlife (in Cantonese with English subtitles); and William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg's The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr Morris Lessmore, telling the story of people who devote their lives to books and books that return the favour (no dialogue). Jul 13, 9.45pm, Jul 20, 7.55pm, Aug 8, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

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. 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

Tales of the Night

Animated fantasy about an projectionist who tells tales to a boy and girl he meets nightly, and relives them on the screen. In French with English subtitles and live Cantonese interpretation. Jul 13, Aug 12, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum, Jul 29, 2.30pm, HK Film Archive.

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