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PUBLISHED : Monday, 16 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 16 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. Today-Fri, 10am-10pm, Pearl Lam Galleries HK, Rm 601-605, 6/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Ends Fri

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

Outstanding works from more than 850 entries by artists with disabilities working in mediums such as painting, photography and ceramics. Today-Thu, 11am-9pm, Fri, 11am-3pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2855 9548. Ends Fri

The Unfamiliarity

Works by Korean artists Ahn Jun, Ha Hyoung-sun, Jang Suk-joon, Lee Myoung-ho, Park Hung-geun, Ryu Jung-min and Won Seoung-won. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun, noon-6pm, Cais Gallery, 87 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2527 7798. Ends Jul 27

Old Master Q's Secret

Joseph Wong Chak's works on paper featuring the Chinese comic character Old Master Q originally created by his father, Alfonso Wong Kar-hei. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Galerie Huit, G/F, 8 St Francis St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2520 0281. Ends Jul 31

The Penang Series and Retrospective

Mini retrospective of Angela Su's works from 2005-2012, with a focus on a series of six drawings inspired by tropical floral and fauna from her Artist-in-Residence programme at RBS - Malihom, Penang in 2011. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Aug 11

City in the Air

Pu Yuemei's acrylic and oil paintings depicting a fantasy locale where chimneys are bottomless and gravity-defying buildings hover in the air. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Baoqu Tang Gallery of Art, Flat 15H, Fu Cheung Centre, 5-7 Wong Chuk Yeung St, Fo Tan. Inquiries: 2723 1928. Ends Aug 31

Gerrit Engel: Berlin. Fotografien

Photographs of buildings in Berlin by architect-photographer Gerrit Engel. Opens today. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Aug 31

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

Paintings, 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

Performing Arts

White

Britain's Catherine Wheels Theatre Company's 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

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Australian stand-up comedians Matt Okine, Ronnie Chieng, Damian Callinan, Denise Scott and Randy perform. In English. Jul 16-22, 7.30pm, also Jul 19-21, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250 (Jul 16-17), HK$300 (Jul 18-19, 22; HK$250 for members), HK$350 (Jul 20-21; HK$300 for members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Splendid

The China National Acrobatic Troupe performs acrobatic acts such as contortions, plate-spinning and tumbling through hoops. Jul 17-18, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$130-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Yau Ma Tei Theatre Grand Opening Programme

Cantonese Opera performers Law Kar-ying, Yuen Siu-fai, Sun Kim-long and Wan Yuk-yu star in Birthday of the God of Venus and Prime Minister of Six States. In Cantonese. Jul 17, 7.30pm, Yau Ma Tei Theatre, 6 Waterloo Rd, Yau Ma Tei, HK$100, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2264 8108

Crave

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 17-19, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2389 9220

Oldies Concert

Veteran Canto-pop singers including Lo Hoi-pang, Helen Ng Heung-lun, Cecilia Fong Yi-kei and Lau Shek-yin. Jul 17, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2780 0077

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 17-22, 8pm, also Jul 21, 4pm, AsiaWorld Expo - Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$388-HK$788 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

Cantonese Opera Young Talent Showcase

The Chinese Artists Association of HK presents performances of Cantonese Operas including: The Gold Life-saving Medal, Jul 18; The Dragon Order, Jul 19; The Warrior's Marriage, Jul 20; and The 10-Year Dream, Jul 21. All shows: in Cantonese. 7.30pm, Yau Ma Tei Theatre, 6 Waterloo Rd, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2384 2939

The Hunger Artist

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's drama about a ballet dancer's pursuit of a thinner body which pushes her to the peak of her career but also to have major health problems. In Cantonese. Jul 19-21, 24-27, 8.15pm, Jul 22, 4pm, Jul 28, 8.30pm, Jul 29, 5pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$180-HK$270 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

Brothers of War

All Theatre Art Association's multimedia production exploring the meaning of peace and friendship combines Hoi Chiu's sand paintings with drama, traditional story-telling, Chinese music, martial arts and dance. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Jul 20-22, 7.30pm, also Jul 21-22, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$130, HK$190 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 20-22, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$140-HK$340 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2294 8004

No 1 Troupe of the China National Peking Opera Company

The Chinese opera troupe performs: The Drunken Royal Concubine and Beating with a Gold Brick, Jul 20, 7.30pm; Wu Zixu, Jul 21, 2.30pm; The Shoe Story, Jul 21, 7.30pm; and The Wild Boar Forest, Jul 22, 7.30pm. In Beijing dialect with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

BAU IX: Farewell

Breeze Across Us presents dancer-choreographer-stage designer Ng Sze-wan's dance work cum giant conceptual and sensual stage installation. Jul 20-21, 8pm, also Jul 21, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6717 4351

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 21, 7.30pm, Jul 22, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

The Sound of Bamboo Music

Beijing Green Bamboo Orchestra performs international folk and children's songs that feature 'sounds of nature'. Jul 21, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$240; and Jul 22, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$110-HK$210 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Fall Of A Sudden

Muse Motion presents a dance work choreographed by Allen Lam in which the sense of a situation beyond control comes with pulsating and flowing movement; also featuring live music performances by American percussionist P.C. Munoz and oboe player Kyle Bruckmann. Jul 20-21, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$150, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Meshrep

Xinjiang Dilinaer Arts Troupe performs songs, dances and instrumental music associated with Xingjiang cultural events and traditional rituals. Jul 20, 8pm, Sha Tin Town, Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120-HK$260; and Jul 21, 8pm, Jul 22, 4pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Alan Tam X Teresa Carpio Live In Concert 2012

Canto-pop singers Alan Tam Wing-lun and Teresa Carpio perform. Jul 20-28, 8.15pm, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2760 4143

Janice 3,000 Day and Night Concert

Canto-pop singer Janice Vidal performs. Jul 20-22, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$150-HK$400 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2339 7517

The Vagina Monologues

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre performs Eve Ensler's play about women's self-discovery consisting of monologues relating to vaginas. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Jul 21, 4pm, Jul 22, 8.15pm, Jul 28-29, 2.30pm, also Jul 28, 5pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$130, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

'The Concert' Sharon Lee 2012

Canto-pop singer Sharon Lee Ho-ka performs. Jul 21, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$180-HK$280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: facebook.com/events/354244777956910/

The HKYWCA Chinese Orchestra 50th Anniversary Charity Concert

Chan Ciu-yin and Tse Kim-fei conduct the HK Young Women's Christian Association Chinese Orchestra, singer-songwriter Jonathan Wong and the HK Metropolitan Chorus performing works including Who Knew and Under the Silvery Moon; proceeds go to the HKYWCA's Kowloon Centre Rehabilitation Project. Jul 21, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$2,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3476 1429

Cinema

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

Mia and the Migoo

Animated drama about a girl who searches for her missing father in a mysterious forest whose guardians are known as the Migoo. In French with English subtitles and live Cantonese interpretation. Jul 16, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum, Jul 29, 5pm, Aug 12, 2.30pm, HK Film Archive.

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