The Planner

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 17 May, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 17 May, 2005, 12:00am



Retrospective paintings of monsters and organic forms by Canadian Stephen Kos. Today-tomorrow, 11am-9pm, 5 o.p.t Studio Gallery, G/F, 5 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2536 9818. Ends tomorrow

Contemporary Australian Studio Glass Exhibition

Glass artworks. Daily, 9am-7pm, Exchange Square, The Rotunda, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends tomorrow

Ode to Banyans

Du Yingqiang's inks of banyan trees. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Wan Fung Main Gallery, Suite 1102-03, 11/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2736 9623. Ends Sat

Face Origami

Works by Bo Zheng that contort the human face. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Sat


Ma Tse-lin paints Buddhist faces. Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-1pm, Art Beatus, 138 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2526 0818. Ends May 28

Paris des Photographes

Photos of Paris by 31 photographers before, during and after the second world war. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, HK Museum of History, Special Exhibition Gallery, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, $10 (free on Wed). Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends May 30

Performing Arts

Les Six and Friends

Chamber choir Les Six features guest clarinettist Yves Severe. Today, 8pm, City Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, $100, $150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2921 2840


When the Queen of Athens reveals her love for her stepson, tragedy ensues. In Cantonese. Today-Sat, 7.45pm, Sat, also 2.45pm, Academy for Performing Arts, Studio Theatre, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, $45-$90 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8514

Zheng He and the Emperor

Play about a famous eunuch from the Ming dynasty. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Tomorrow-May 23, 7.45pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, Auditorium, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, $100-$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Patricia Kaas The French diva performs. Tomorrow, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Arena, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, $250, $350 Urbtix. Inquiries:

Pearl Drum Clinic 2005 by Omar Hakim

Drummer Omar Hakim plays a mix of jazz, R&B, rhythm and funk. Tomorrow, 8pm, Hitec, Auditorium, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, $80 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 27377602

Philip Smith and Masakatsu Tateichi

A violin and piano recital. Thu, 7.30pm, Pacific Club, Harbour City, Canton Rd, TST, $250, $470 (includes dinner). Inquiries: 2719 4749

The Sofa Series of short French plays where reality and the absurd co-exist. Over six evenings. Fri-May 28, 9pm, Gecko Bar & Lounge, LG/F Ezra Lane, Lower Hollywood Rd, Central, $180 (advance), $200 (door). Inquiries: 2537 4680


1920s cabaret. Sat, 8pm, The Helena May, Garden Room, 35 Garden Rd, Central, $250, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2575 3931

Cantonese Opera Excerpts

Three performances by the Academy Cantonese Opera students. Mighty King Farewells Yu Ji, May 26; Striking Jiao Zan, May 27; and Sweet Dew Monastery, May 28. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles.Shows at 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, $55, $85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500


A Conversation with David Henry Hwang

Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and librettist discusses his works. Today, 6.30pm (dinner at 8.30pm), Basics Club, 8/F South China Bldg, 1-3 Wyndham St, Central, $200, $500. Inquiries: 2103 9508

Young Musician's Recruitment

The Music Office is recruiting members (aged 25 and younger) for its 16 bands, orchestras and two choirs. Apply by today. Inquiries:

Restaurants, Class and Consumption in Hong Kong

Anthropology talk exploring how the middle and working classes are identified through restaurants. Tomorrow, 7pm, HK Museum of History, Lecture Theatre, G/F, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, free. Inquiries: 6010 0364

CPR & AED for Personal Trainers

A course on automated external defibrillation combined with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Tomorrow, 1pm-5pm (in Cantonese); and May 25, 1pm-5pm (in English), Matilda Hospital, 41 Mount Kellett Rd, The Peak, $250. Inquiries: 2849 0357

Corporate Social Responsibility Bilingual Workshop

Speakers include Bernard Chan, HK Council of Social Services and Legco member, and Jane Lau, public affairs director of CLP Power. Thu, 9am-6pm, Man Yee Bldg, 68 Des Voeux Rd, Central, $250, includes lunch. Inquiries: 2110 8700

Lao Textiles and Beyond

Founder of Lao Textiles, Carol Cassidy, talks about the development and design of silk for landmine survivors in Cambodia. May 25, 7pm, The Helena May, 35 Garden Rd, Central, $100. Inquiries: 9194 6630


Pearl River Delta

Series showcasing films highlighting life in the Pearl River Delta. Today-May 29, various times, HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, $30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 or go to

Salzburg, Austria

A city famous for its baroque paintings, traditional stalls, as well as the birthplace of Mozart. In English. Tomorrow, 4.45pm (15 minutes), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2721 0116

Gao Xingjian

A film based on Chinese writer and painter Gao Xingjian before he won the Nobel Prize. In French with English subtitles. Thu, 8pm, Alliance Francaise, La Mediatheque, G/F, 52 Jordan Rd, Jordan, free. Inquiries: 2730 3257

Mr Zwilling and Mrs Zuckermann

The personal stories of two Nazi death camp survivors. In German with English subtitles. Fri, 7.30pm, HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, $40 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2802 0088

Urbtix: 2734 9009

Urbtix/CityLine credit-card booking: 2111 5999

Fringe: 2521 7251

CityLine: 2317 6666

HK Ticketing: 3128 8288

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