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PUBLISHED : Friday, 02 March, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 02 March, 2007, 12:00am



6 Members' Exhibition

The Hong Kong Oil Painters' Guild presents impressionist, pop art and abstract paintings by members including Au-Yeung Nai-chim, Chan Yiu-lun, Ching Chi-kin and Winnie Davies. Opening reception today, 6pm. Today, 3pm-8pm, Sat-Mar 7, 10am-7pm, Mar 8, 10am-5pm, 7/F HK City Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: 9332 0424. Ends Mar 8

The Art of the Poster

20th-century vintage posters with highlights including posters by designers including Leonetto Cappiello, Leon Dupin, Henri Le Monnier and Pierre Fix-Masseau. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, Suite 603B, 6/F Office Tower, 9 Queen's Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends Mar 17

New Work

Australian glass works by Matthew Larwood, Annette Blair, Brendan Miller, Karen Cunningham, Amanda King and Vickie Melanson. Wed-Sat, noon-6pm, Gaffer Studio Glass, Unit 6-8, 17/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Mar 31


Yu Xiaohui from Liaoning province depicts life along the canals of Jiangnan in oils and watercolours. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, noon-6.30pm, Galerie du Monde, 328 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends Mar 31

The Rainbow Connection

Pop art paintings and childhood-themed works by artists including Zhou Siwei, Li Li, Chan Yu, Wan Yang and Guo Hongwei. Mon- Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-5pm, 82 Republic, Connoisseur Art Gallery, 62a Peel St, SoHo. Inquiries: 3521 0300. Ends Mar 31


Lawrence Weiner

The artist from New York, known for his use of language, produces a wall installation in English, traditional and simplified Chinese. Wed-Sun, noon-7pm, Para/Site Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends April 15

Performing Arts

The Shape of Things

DEER Theatre (Dramatic English Educational Repertory) stages a dramatic comedy that questions art, intimacy, love and sacrifice. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (members), HK$120 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3128 8288

Hong Kong Arts Festival

Hong Kong's largest arts festival includes the world's top talent in Chinese opera, classical music, ballet, modern dance, and theatre, including the following four shows. Inquiries: Ends Mar 25


Sacred Monsters

Ballerina Sylvie Guillem stars in Akram Khan's fusion of classical and modern dance. Additional choreography by Lin Hwai-min, founder of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

SFJazz Collective

Saxophonist Joshua Redman leads the eight-member band in originals and works by bebop pioneer Thelonious Monk. Post-performance discussion. Today, 8pm, Concert Hall, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$450 Urbtix.

Inquiries: 2824 2430

12 Faces of Woman

Innovative multimedia concert featuring 12 songs written by local composer Keith Chan Fai-young, with 12 videos by local artists including Wing Shya and Sammi Cheng. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Concert Hall, HK City Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquires: 2824 2430


Youssou N'Dour and the Super Etoile de Dakar

The African musician and his band perform modern Senegalese pop mbalax music, mixed with samba, hip-hop, jazz and soul music. Tomorrow-Sun, 8pm, Concert Hall, HK Cultural Centre, HK$160-HK$450, Urbtix. Inquires: 2824 2430

Music that Moves Us - Really!

As part of the HKS for Kids series, guest conductor Scott Terrell

takes the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

in a concert of Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel und Gretel: Witch's Ride and Debussy's Children's Corner. In English. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Municipal Services Bldg, 345 Queen's Rd Central. Sun, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 2-3/F Municipal Services Building, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon. HK$100-HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336


Coonoor Kripalani

The author hosts a tea party with face painting and a magic show to launch her new Hindi children's books. Tomorrow, 4pm-6pm, Bookazine, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central, free (registration required).

Inquiries: 2522 1785

Carnaval 2007

Spanish Speaking Women's Association of HK celebrates 30 years with a party featuring live Latin music, prizes and dinner buffet. Tomorrow, 7.30pm, Top Deck at the Jumbo Kingdom Restaurant, Shum Wan Pier Drive, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen, HK$600 (members), HK$650. Inquiries: 6274 8446 or


Feast of a Rich Family

Mui Yee and Ng Cho-fan star in this comedy about a fund-raiser for the South China film industry. Keung Chung-ping and Lam Kwun-shan join the ensemble set in a grand hotel. In Cantonese. Directed by Lee Sun-fung, Lee Tit, Ng Wui and Law Chi-hung. Tomorrow, 5pm, HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Night SceneUnderground 40

Bands include Mad Mud playing 1970s-style rock; punk rockers Defiant Scum; metal outfit Evocation; experimental group The Sinister Left; and Psalm play melodic tunes. Tonight, 8.30pm, Les Visages, 18 Fenwick St, Wan Chai, HK$50. Inquiries:

DJ Etienne

The French DJ spins techno, house and trip hop while playing the trumpet. Tonight, 9.30pm, Le Rideau, 1/F Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 2850 8833

David Cheng and Friends

Bassist David Cheng leads guitarist Mike Yip, pianist Gin Chan and drummer Johnny Boy in fusion jazz songs by the Yellowjackets, Pat Metheny and Chick Corea. Tonight, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, free (members), HK$90, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Bob Sinclar

Performance by the French DJ with hits such as Love Generation and World Hold On. Tonight, midnight, Dragon-i, UG/F the Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, HK$300.

Inquiries: 3110 1222


Pendulum and MC Verse Hong Kong Tour

The drum 'n' bass band fuses vocals, guitars, bass, synthesisers and drums. Support from MC Verse. Tonight, 10pm, Club Magazine, 3/F Cosmos

Building, 8-11 Lan Kwai Fong, HK$200, includes two drinks. Inquiries: 9099 1930

Urbtix: 2734 9009

Urbtix/Cityline credit- card booking: 2111 5999

Fringe: 2521 7251

Cityline: 2317 6666

HK Ticketing: 3128 8288

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