What's On

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 23 May, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 23 May, 2006, 12:00am


The godfather of Chinese rock 'n' roll Cui Jian will perform on Wednesday at 10pm at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Born to Korean parents and raised in Beijing, the controversial musician's songs deal with suppression and struggle in modern Chinese society.

In this concert, the rock star will belt out new songs from his latest album Show You Colours, which was released in Hong Kong last month.

His music combines rock and hip-hop with edgy lyrics.

The admission fee is $180 and includes two drinks. For more information, call 2375 1323.


The Hong Kong Dance Company will stage Red Poppies, an epic dance drama adapted from the winner of China's Mao Dun Literature Prize, Forrest Gump on the Tibetan Plateau.

The story, written by Alai, tells a tale of vengeance that takes place on the Tibetan plateau.

The powerful show features Tibetan songs but with a modern score and chorus, as well as colourful costumes.

With Chinese and English subtitles, the show will be staged on Friday and Saturday at 7.45pm and on Sunday at 3pm at Hong Kong Cultural Centre's Grand Theatre.

Student tickets cost $90, $70 and $50 ($180, $140 and $100 for adults). Reservations can be made at Urbtix on 2734 9009.