PUBLISHED : Thursday, 07 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 07 July, 2005, 12:00am


Made in China

Melanie Jackson's video installation brings together three short videos about two Chinese women. Daily, 2pm-7.15pm, Videotage, Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2573 1869. Ends tomorrow

Distant blossoms

Cheung Shin-yu's watercolours of nature. Daily, noon-10pm, The Economist Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends tomorrow

Cultural Relics from the State of ChuBronze and lacquer ware from 700-475BC China. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1.30pm-6.30pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, HK University, Pokfulam Rd. Inquiries: 2241 5500. Ends Sun

Huizhou Vernacular Architecture

Wood, brick and stone carvings from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, $10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 11

Freedom. Confinement

The Meeting Point's group mix-media exhibition about the freedom from confinement in life. Daily, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Jul 15

Lotus Girls

Nguyen Thanh Binh paints women in traditional Vietnamese dress. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sun and public holidays, 10.30am-6pm, Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St (corner of Hollywood Rd), Central. Inquiries: 2854 4255. Ends Jul 21

Chinese Dinosaur Fossils

Dinosaur fossils from China, including Omeisaurus tianfuensis measuring 10 metres. Daily, 9am-10pm, Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing, free. Inquiries: 2568 8665. Ends Jul 31

Box - A Hong Kong Exhibition

Large-scale public art installation by 30 artists. Daily, 11am-11pm, various levels, Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mongkok. Inquiries: 2148 2160. Ends Jul 31

My Fair Lady

Bold-coloured ink paintings of women by Hu Yongkai. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Yan Gallery, 77 Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2139 2345. Ends Jul 31

Twelfth Anniversary

Contemporary Vietnamese artists from three generations. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-630pm, closed on Sun and public holidays, Galerie La Vong, 13/F One Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends Aug 17

Impressions of the East: The Art of George Chinnery

Paintings and sketches of the orient in the 19th century. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm (closed on Tue except public holidays), Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, $5, $10. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Aug 29

Performing Arts

Mid-Summer Melody

Fanatic Singers Society performs. Today, 7.30pm, City Hall, Theatre, Edinburgh Place, Central, $50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9200 2410

A Taste of France

Live French music. Today-tomorrow, 1pm, tomorrow-Sat, 6pm, Sat-Sun, 2pm, Jul 11-14, 1pm, IFC Mall, Oval Atrium, Central. Inquiries: 2866 7163


HK Repertory Theatre play about a depressed daughter. In Cantonese with English surtitles: Today-Jul 13, 7.45pm Sun, 16, 17, 2.45pm, 7.45pm. In Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles: Jul 15-17, 7.45pm. HK Arts Centre, Shouson Theatre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, $100-$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Duo Recital by Lam Sun-chun and Shum Kin-wai

Violinist Lam and pianist Shum perform. Today, 1pm-2pm, Exposition Hall, HK University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay. Inquiries: 2358 6000

James Brawn

Piano recital of Bach and Beethoven. Today, 7.30pm (dinner at 9pm), Pacific Club, Harbour City, TST, $470 (includes dinner), $250. Inquiries: 2719 4749 or www.chambermusic.

HK Wind Philharmonia Tour Concert

A programme including works by Gustav Holst, Mozart and local composers. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, Concert Hall, 7 Edinburgh Place, Central, $100-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2468 4597


Cirque Eloize's portrayal of a gypsy carnival. Tomorrow-Sat, 7.30pm, Sat-Sun also at 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $120-$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Individual Dreams ... Shared Bed

DanceArt Hong Kong's theatrical work revealing the lives of people from Hong Kong and Taiwan. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Sun, 3pm, Studio Theatre, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $100, $140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

HK Youth Symphonic Band Annual Concert

Concert highlights including Gandalf from The Lord of the Rings, Fantaisie Brillante sur Carmen and music from Broadway. Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, Concert Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, $40, $60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2796 7523

Romeo and Juliet

Uncle Dave's Big Day Out production of the Shakespearean classic for kids. In English. Sat-Sun, 11.30am and 2.30pm (arrive 45 minutes before the show), Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, Connaught Rd, Central, $150 (advance), $180 (door) HK Ticketing, includes pizza and drinks. Inquiries: 2110 0014

World's Children Choir Festival

Thirty children's choirs from 10 countries sing together. Opening concert: Sun, 8pm. Asian night: Jul 11, 8pm. Grand Songbridge Gala concert: Jul 12, 8pm. Closing concert: Jul 13, 8pm. Evening concerts at HK Cultural Centre, Concert Hall, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $80-$200 Urbtix. Free afternoon concerts: Jul 11-13, 1.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm (except no show Jul 12 at 3pm), various venues. Inquiries: 2739 9009

Magic Show

Marvel at some of Hong Kong's magicians: Magic Albert Tam, the Complete Conjurer, Alex Ng, a live Jedi, and Man Kim, the man with a magic touch. In Cantonese and English. Jul 21-23, 8pm, O2 Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, $70, $90 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 9126


Tie d'eye

The finale of the visual arts and fundraising project where 10,000 local students made eye-shaped tie-dye patterns and created a large patchwork display. Tomorrow, noon-1pm, Park Court, Pacific Place, Admiralty, free. Inquiries:

2005 FIVB World Grand Prix

The Federation Internationale de Volleyball's tournament with teams from China, Germany and Italy. Tomorrow, 6pm, Sat-Sun, 1pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hunghom, $50-$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2309 1078

Haunting Tales Book Signing

Meet the authors of the Haunting Tales collection - 13 spooky short stories. Sat, 2pm, Dymocks, IFC Mall, Central, free. Inquiries:

Poetry Blooms

Nature poetry reading with nine poets. Sat, 4pm-6pm, Bloomsbury Books, 2/F Club Lusitano Bldg, Duddell St, Central, free. Inquiries:

HK Mountain Bike Series 13

BMX cyclists show off their moves. Sun, 2pm-5pm, Skateboard Arena, Lai Chi Kok Park, Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Mei Foo, free. Inquiries: 2504 8176

HK Book Fair 2005

Includes new releases, conferences and storytelling for kids. Jul 20, 9am-10pm, Jul 21-22, 10am-10pm, Jul 23, 10am-midnight, Jul 24, 10am-10pm, Jul 25, 10am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, $20, $10. Inquiries:

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Storytelling of the latest Harry Potter book by Sarah Leventhorpe. For children eight to 12. Jul 23, 11am-noon, Bloomsbury Books, 2/F Club Lusitano Bldg, Duddell St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2526 5387

HK Wedding Banquet & Wedding Accessories Expo

Find everything from cakes and wedding dresses to photographers. Jul 29-31, noon-8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, $20. Inquiries: 2367 8385

Urbtix: 2734 9009

Urbtix/CityLine credit-card booking: 2111 5999

Fringe: 2521 7251

CityLine: 2317 6666

HK Ticketing: 3128 8288

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