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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 31 July, 2012, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

The Sounds of Nature

Self-taught artist Lin Guocheng's pen and ink on paper and silk works in which nature looms large in relation to humanity. Today, 10am-8pm, 3812 Contemporary Art Projects, 10/F, 12 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2153 3812. Ends today

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. Today, 11am-7pm, Galerie Huit, G/F, 8 St Francis St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2520 0281. Ends today

Stillness

Paintings in the Realist style by Italian artists Enrico Gaurino, Marika Fasoli, Marco Picci, Constanzza Papasogli and Maurizio Meldolesi. Today, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends today

Metamorphosis

Works from photographer Peter Steinhauer's Cocoon series of images of large buildings wrapped in coloured material. Today, 11am-7.30pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends today

Light of Tibet

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

Portraits of Indonesia

Landscape and portrait paintings by the late Indonesian artist Dullah (1919-1994). Today, 10am-6.30pm, Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends today

Parallel Waves

Paintings and installation works by Japanese artists Akira Kamo, Tohru Matushita, Teppei Miyake and Shuji Yamamoto that express their feelings about life, living spaces and the uncertainty of the future. Today, noon-6pm, Red Elation Gallery, 5-6 Lung On St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2893 7837. Ends today

Our Glorious Moments

Chan Kau-on's paintings of past and present Hong Kong and Shanghai scenes. Today, 10am-7pm, Wan Fung Art Gallery, 3/F North, Somerset House, TaiKoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2736 9623. Ends today

Get Freaky

Works by more than 30 artists, illustrators, and designers associated with French fanzine Get Freaky. Tue-Sat, 1pm-7pm, Above Second, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends Aug 22

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom

New paintings and sculptures by German artist Anselm Kiefer that balance powerful imagery with critical analysis. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, White Cube HK, 50 Connaught Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2592 2000. Ends Aug 25

Imperishable Affection: The Art of Feng Zikai

Cartoon works by the educationist, man of letters and artist who excelled in painting, Chinese calligraphy, music and architecture. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Oct 7

Performing Arts

Good Music This Lunch

Flautist Akiyo Uesugi, violinist Matama Takahashi and other HK Sinfonietta musicians play chamber music works by J.S. Bach, Mozart and Rossini. Jul 31, 12.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Cantonese Opera Young Talent Showcase

The Chinese Artists Association of HK presents performances of Cantonese Operas including: Mei Anziang, Jul 31; The Moon Pavilion, Aug 1; The Princess in Distress, Aug 2; Merciless Sword Under Merciful Heaven, Aug 3; and The Sounds of Battle, Aug 4. In Cantonese. 7.30pm, Yau Ma Tei Theatre, 6 Waterloo Rd, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2384 2939

Tianjin Song Art Troupe

The Chinese Opera music troupe performs Quyi (aka 'song art'), involving storytelling and singing, with music or percussion accompaniment. In northern Chinese dialects with Chinese surtitles and English synopsis. Jul 31, 7.30pm, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

I Have a Date with Autumn

Roy Szeto Wai-cheuk directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Raymond To Kwok-wai's dramatic sequel to I Have a Date with Spring that is set in the 'golden era' of Canto-pop. Starring Hins Cheung King-hin. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jul 31-Aug 5, 7-9, 10-12, 14-18, 7.45pm, also Aug 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2.45pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150-HK$450 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Opera HK Chorus Annual Concert

Opera HK chorus director Jimmy Chan conducts soprano Ng Yen-yen, mezzo-soprano Edith Ng, tenor Andrew Chan, baritone Bryan Woo, the chorus and HK Strings in performing Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. Jul 31, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303

The Diva In Della

Taiwanese Mando-pop singer Della Ding Dang in concert. Aug 1, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$190-HK$490 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2323 3238

Adason Lo Intimate Live

Singer-songwriter Adason Lo Lik-wai performs Canto- and Mando-pop tunes. Aug 1-5, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$250, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2835 6688

Short-nosed Elephant Xiao Xiao

Jumbo Kids Theatre and Theatre Horizon's multimedia theatre production of Taiwanese author Giddens Ko Ching-teng's children's tale about a short-nosed elephant that sets out to find a forest god in the hope of getting a longer nose. In Cantonese. Aug 2-5, 7.30pm, also Aug 4-5, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$110-HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Doubt

We Draman's adaptation of American playwright John Patrick Shanley's drama about a conservative nun who accuses a liberal priest of sexual misconduct after he accepts a school's first black student. In Cantonese. Aug 2-5, 8pm, Aug 4-5, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9448 3574

Summer Musical School 2012 - MJ Relived 2

The HK Academy for Performing Arts's EXCEL 2012 Summer Musical School present a musical featuring performances of Michael Jackson songs by its students and American singer Howard McCrary. Aug 2-5, 8pm, also Aug 4-5, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$170-HK$340 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8769

Nine Songs

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan performs a dance work choreographed by Lin Hwai-min that's inspired by a cycle of poems written by Warring States Period poet Qu Yuan 2,300 years ago and adapted from ancient shamans' hymns celebrating life, nature and honourable death. Aug 2-4, 8.15pm, Aug 5, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$460 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Gan Opera Theatre of Jiangxi Province

The Chinese opera troupe performs: The Story of the Wooden Hairpin, Aug 3; opera excerpts A Glorious But Elusive Dream, Studying Together at Night (from The Butterfly Lovers), Meng Liang Seeks Military Aid (from the story of the Yang Warriors), and Wandering in the Garden and Waking from a Dream (from The Resurrection), Aug 4; and The Injustice Done to Dou E, Aug 5. In traditional stage language of central China with influences from regional dialects of Jiangxi with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Harmony

Canada's Theatre de la Dame de Coeur's multimedia puppetry production tells the story of a boy doctor who flies on a pelican to save the thousands of people that are threatened by environmental catastrophes. With Cantonese dialogue and English lyrics: Aug 3, 5, 7.30pm, also Aug 4-5, 3.30pm; in English: Aug 4, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

The Sound of Music

Spring-Time Experimental Theatre's production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about a young novice nun who is hired to become the governess of a naval captain's seven children. In Cantonese. Aug 3-4, 7.30pm, Aug 5, 3pm, Tun Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123

Guys and Dolls

HK University of Science and Technology's The Centre for the Arts' presentation of the Broadway musical. In English with Chinese surtitles. Aug 3-4, 7.45pm, Aug 5, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2358 6149

The Enchanting Orient

HK Dance Company and HK Dance Company Youth Troupe perform ethnic dances associated with various parts of Asia. Aug 3-4, 7.45pm, also Aug 4-5, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2805 2743

Concert of Hug

Tang Wing-hong, Kelvin Ngai and Esmond Lim conduct four-fingered pianist Lee Hee-ah, pianist Lee Hin, the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of HK, Psalm Wind Orchestra, HK Baptist University Christian Choir, Lingnan University Christian Choir, City University of HK Student's Union Christian Choir, Praise U Christian Choir and Chinese University Christian Choir performing works such as Memories of Friendship and Amazing Grace; illustrator DreamerGo also features. Aug 3, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$800 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 7673

Curious Fish

Asia People Theatre Festival Group and HK Movement Festival present a butoh dance work choreographed by Katsura Kan inspired by the Minamata disease/mercury poisoning that represents a requiem for the spirits who couldn't become human and the lives that were erased before they came into this world. Aug 3-4, 8pm, On & On Theatre, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd,To Kwa Wan, HK$100, HK$150. Inquiries: 2891 8482

Primitivo

Ponte Singers and guest a cappella group Orange perform world folk music works. Aug 3, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9465 4329

Shine Again Concert 2012

Canto-pop duo Wong You-nam and Tsui Tin-yau perform. Aug 3-5, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$200-HK$400 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2180 9970

Snow Patrol Live in Hong Kong 2012

The Scottish rock band in concert. Aug 4, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau Island, HK$580, HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2877 8260

Cleobury Conducts Contemporary British Choral Music

Nicholas Cleobury conducts the HK Bach Choir, cellist Artem Konstantinov and organist Wong Kin-yu performing works such as Rory Boyle's Toccata and Michael Tippett's Dance, Clarion Air. Aug 4, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9659 8687

Gary Chaw Project Sensational Sound Concert

Taiwan-based Malaysian singer Gary Chaw Ge serves up Mando-pop and R&B music. Aug 4-5, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2866 6622Cinema

International Children's Film Carnival 2012

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents 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

Mai Mai Miracle

Sunao Katabuchi's coming-of-age drama about a young girl inspired by her grandfather's stories that embarks on wild flights of fancy about the history of the town she lives in. Dubbed into Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Jul 31, Aug 10, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum.

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