Award-winning director Johnnie To Kei-fung's Breaking News, which hits the screens this Thursday, is no ordinary Hong Kong detective thriller. It was one of the territory's star attractions at the Cannes Film Festival this year thanks to its explosive action sequences and precise story-telling. Check out the movie's official website at www. breakingnewsthemovie. com
Music at Mackie Study
Independent musicians will be playing live music every week at Mackie Study in Causeway Bay from today until June 27. The first acts are Japanese experimental groups Piana and World's End Girlfriend at 4.30pm today. Tickets available at Mackie Study, Flat A, 2/F, 52 Yun Ping Road. Inquiries: 2808 0301.
The pineapple bun, or bor lor bau, is the national dish of Hong Kong. It's a sweet bun stuffed up with a frozen block of yellow butter. It's very oily and unhealthy, but also unbelievably tasty. The best pineapple buns are available from local cafes, especially the older ones located in public housing estates.
Canadian installation exhibition
The Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre is staging an installation exhibition from June 3 to 25 that showcases works by four Canadian artists - Liz Ingram, Amy Loewan, Lyndal Osborne and Laura Vickerson. Using paper, photographic elements and three dimensional installations, their work explores the relationship between the human spirit and nature. For information, call 2521 3008.
You either love or loathe durian, a yellow fruit with such an over-powering odour that it either mesmerises people or chases them away. For those who love the fruit, it is creamy, fleshy and fragrant. Try some frozen durians on a hot day and make at least half of your friends stay as far away as possible from you.
Unification Process talk
Want to become a stress-free and healthy person within 20 seconds? Today at 3pm Dr Tristram Forrest-Brown and Dr Simone O'Flynn will be hosting a free talk followed by some Unification sessions at Reflections Bookstore, 21/F Jing Long Commercial Building, 52 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay. For more information, please call 2504 1333.