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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 06 May, 2007, 12:00am
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Exhibitions


POP I.D.


Artists use painting, sculpture, video, installation and performance to portray identity through music. Today, 1pm-7pm, Kapok Gallery, G/F, 9 Dragon Rd, Tin Hau, free. Inquiries: 2549 9254. Ends today


Sensations Transformed into Works of Art


William Beaver's abstract expression of his sensations, including the latest Sensescape series. Today-tomorrow, 10am-7pm, 7/F, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2690 9880. Ends tomorrow


Full Moon


Indonesian artist Putu Sutawijaya's paintings portraying moving nudes. Today, 2pm-7pm, Tue, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 1 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Tue


Salvador Dali Never Did This


Watercolour and acrylic paintings by Cuban artist Arquel Baganet, portraying painters including Dali, Miro, Gauguin and Da Vinci. Today-Thu, 10am-8pm, Tattoo Temple Gallery, 1/F Welland House, 62 Wellington St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2525 3565. Ends Thu


Steve Leung Design Exhibition


The local architect and designer's work traces the development of Hong Kong over the past two decades. Today-Thu, 10am-8pm, 5/F, the Pao Gallery, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2980 0373. Ends Thu


The Cycles Dialogues


A selection of works by the late German artist Siegward Sprotte, whose abstract realist watercolours integrate Asian techniques with western subjects. Today, 2pm-6pm, tomorrow-Fri, 11am-7pm, Karin Weber Gallery, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends Fri


A Beautiful Mess


American photographer Catherine Siegel's images of chaotic Hong Kong living. Today, 1pm-7.30pm, tomorrow-Fri , noon-8.30pm, The Traveller's Home Bookstore, 2/F, 55 Hankow Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2380 8380. Ends Fri


The Silk Road in Inner Mongolia


Artefacts of porcelain, glass, gold and silver, and Nestorian Christian items from the Tang (618-907) to the Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1.30pm-5.30pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5512. Ends May 13


Sweaty Noodle


Andrew Guthrie's photographic collages, videos and installations that explore the cityscape and people of Hong Kong. Tue-Sun, 1pm-8pm, Shanghai Street Artspace, 404 Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei, free. Inquiries: 2770 2157. Ends May 13


Ancient Chinese Civilisation - Treasures of the Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties from Henan Province


Relics including bronze ritual wares and weapons that highlight music, warfare, food, clothing and housing. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST East, HK$10. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends May 14


Little Things


Everyday trivia explored by local artists Beverley Cheng, Karen Cheung, Fan Yun-wa and Shek Chun-yin. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm, YY9 Gallery, 6 Kwai Fong St, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 2574 3370. Ends May 20


My Soil, My Land Ceramic works by primary school students focusing on the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Daily, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, HK Wetland Park, Tin Shui Wai, free. Inquiries: 2582 0203. Ends May 21


The Mapping of Asia


Antique maps of the region dating from the 16th to the 20th century. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Wattis Fine Art, 2/F, 20 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2524 5302. Ends May 26


Inside Looking Out


Local 'Fotanian' artists - Chow Chun-fai, Kwan Sheung-chi, Lam Tung-pang, Lee Kit, Ma Chi-hang and Pak Sheung-chuen - present conceptual works of painting, photography, video and installation. Tue-Sun, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Bldg, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817 Ends May 28


Chinglish


Local artists explore Hong Kong language and culture. Daily, 10am-6pm, Sat until 8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jun 3


Sketches of Nudes by Tsang Kai-hong


A retrospective of works from the 1960s to the 80s tracing the evolution of the artist's drawing style, from Soviet socialist realism to German expressionism. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1.30pm-5.30pm, the University Museum, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2241 5512. Ends Jun 3


Beyond Miracles


A Le French May event. Laurent Pernot's video installations explore the dimensions of life. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm, 1a space, Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tao Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, free. Inquiries: 2529 0087. Ends May 27


Sculptures by Livio Seguso


Three sculptures by the Italian artist who integrates glass with marble, granite and wood into an optical play. By appointment. Koru-hk.com Contemporary Art Gallery, Koru2, 16/F, Unit 1604-07, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2987 5546. Ends May 31


3/4 Suggestions for a Better Living


Lee Kit turns the gallery into a cafe-bar with his hand-painted cloths, suggesting artworks can be used by the visitors. Wed-Sun, 12pm-7pm, Para/Site Art Space, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Jun 10


Better Living - Product Design Contributes


The fourth exhibition of the Hong Kong Design Series showcases local innovative projects, including industrial, household and personal products, showing how product design contributes to our lifestyles. Daily, 10am-6pm, Sun until 7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2780 8188. Ends Jun 25


The Poetic Spirit


Paintings by Henry Wo Yue-kee, a student of the masters of the Lingnan School, Chao Shao-an and Yeung Sin-Sum. Daily, 10am-6pm, Sun until 7pm, closed Tue, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Sep 24


Performing Arts


The Smiling, Proud Wanderer


This stage show adapts Jin Yong's novel about a wandering swordsman in ancient China. Today, 3pm, (post-performance autograph session), HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806


A Concert of Fun for Family The Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra presents music including pop tunes such as Tears of the Lovers, Nocturnal Aroma and The Dreamland. Today, 3pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$70 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321


Emilie Simon


A Le French May event. The French electro-pop singer and composer blends electronic beats with live orchestrations. Tue, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2527 7825


Terracotta Warriors


The Moondance Performance Troupe combines music, dance and martial arts to tell the story of Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China. Tue-May 13, 7.30pm, Sat-May 13 also at 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$560 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009


The Hum


Sometimes Y Theatre presents the black comedy about a politician's preparation for an important speech. In English. Wed-Sat, 8pm, Sat also at 3pm, HK Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120, HK$140 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: sometimesytheatre@hotmail.com


Man of la Tiger


Jim Chim Sui-man's one-man show, where he sings, dances and mimics local pop stars and famous people. Wed-May 13, 15-20, 22-27, 7.30pm (May 13, 19, 20, 24, 27 also at 2.30pm), HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$360 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2421 6176


ESF Primary Choir


English Schools Foundation presents the concert with more than 600 students from 11 primary schools performing folk classics. Thu, 7pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium Arena, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120, HK$80 (concessions) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009


The Punchline Comedy Club


Mark Billingham, Sugar Sammy and Paul Thorne perform stand-up comedy. Thu-Sat, 9pm, The Viceroy, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$300. Inquiries: 2827 7777 or www.punchlinecomedy.com


Underneath the Lintel


Drama about a Dutch librarian on the trail of a mythical figure after a Chinese travel book is returned to his library, 113 years overdue. In English. Thu, 9pm, Le Rideau Theatre Cafe, 1/F Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Rd, Central, HK$100. Inquiries: 2850 8833


The Huqin World of the Hsin Sisters


Huqin players Hsin Hsiao-hung and Hsin Hsian-ling perform Chinese classics including the theme song of The Butterfly Lovers. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600


Journey to Inferno


A play about a man travelling to the underworld to look for the soul of his late wife. In Cantonese. Fri-May 13, 8pm (Sat-May 13 also at 3pm), post-performance discussions with playwright Wong Kwok-kui (Fri-Sat), critic Leung Foon (Fri, 8pm), academic Eva Man Kit-wah (Sat, 3pm) and cultural activist Ho Loy (Sat, 8pm), Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 2/F Ngau Chi Wan Municipal Services Bldg, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9374 2261


Homeless Dance


A cross-cultural collaboration featuring choreographers and dancers from Japan, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong, exploring issues such as cultural identities and differences. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Sat-May 13, 3pm (post-performance discussion with the artists, Sat, 8pm), Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 2/F Ngau Chi Wan Municipal Services Bldg, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Symphonic Fantasy


Henry Shek conducts the Hong Kong Children's Choir and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in classics, such as the Swan Lake Suite and Somewhere Out There. Sat, 4pm, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$90-HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030


Lille National Orchestra


A Le French May event. Jean-Claude Casadesus conducts soprano Marie-Ange Todorovitch and violinist Li Chuanyun in works by Berlioz, Bizet, Moussorgsky and Ravel. May 14-15, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-800 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3196 6209


The Real Suzie


Red Room Productions presents the multilingual drama about the love affair between an English teacher and a sex worker, based on Richard Mason's novel The World of Suzie Wong. May 14-18, 7.30pm, Fringe Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220, HK$180 (member). Inquiries: 2521 725


The Cherry Orchard


Students of HK Academy for Performing Arts stage Anton Chekhov's play about the fall of the aristocracy in early 20th-century Russia. May 16-19, 7.30pm, Academy Drama Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$65, HK$100, HK$45 (concessions). Inquiries: 2584 8500


The Merry Widow


A Le French May event. HK Ballet presents Franz Lehar's operetta on the intrigues and flirtations between a prince and a rich widow set in Paris in 1905. Choreographed by Ronald Hynd and orchestrated by John Lanchbery. May 18-20, 7.30pm (May 19-20 also at 2.30pm), HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724


Cello World


Rumon Gamba conducts the twin cellists Ng Pei-jee and Ng Pei-sian in works by Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Kalevi Aho. May 18-19, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2332


The Wizard of Oz


DEER Theatre presents a charity stage musical of the 1939 film. Features Alfred Cheung Kin-ting, Vivien Yeo and Yu Mau-lin, with child actors performing theme songs, including Over the Rainbow, If I Only Had a Brain and The Merry Old Land of Oz. In English. Proceeds go to the Children's Cancer Foundation. May 19-20, 7.30pm, May 20 also at 2.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2880 5085


From Sunset to Sunrise - The Quintessential Cao Yu


Hong Kong Repertory Theatre presents three classics by Chinese playwright Cao Yu: Wilderness (in Cantonese), Peking Man (in English) and Sunrise (in Cantonese). May 19-Jun 4 (except May 21, 28), 7.45pm (May 27, Jun 3 also at 2.45pm), HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900


Organ Concert


Organ recital by David Werner in works by composers from the French Romantic Organ School, including Cesar Franck, Charles Tournemire and Jean Langlais. May 20, 6.30pm, Church of All Nations, HK International School, Repulse Bay, free. Inquiries: www.caf.org.hk


Heart Strings - A Violin Concert


Yip Wai-hong and Fan Tao conduct the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra and violin soloist Chai Liang in Tchaikovsky's violin concerto, and theme tunes from movies including Mission: Impossible and Schindler's List. May 20, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321


The Creatures


Ballet Biarritz presents the contemporary dance performance inspired by the Ukrainian ballet dancer Serge Lifar's 1929 work. Choreographed by Thierry Malandain. May 22-23, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: www.frenchmay.com


Extra-curricular


Children's Writing Workshops


Local author Roseanne Thong introduces how ideas become books and how to write poetry using the five senses. In English. For age 3-10. In English. Today, 2.30pm-5pm, Dymocks, 80 Stanley Main St, Stanley, free. Inquiries: 2813 8070


Education Expo


The Parents' Journal helps parents with children under 16 to access educational services and information. Activities include performances, prize draws, competitions and magic shows. Today, 10am-7pm, Hall 7b, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$10, free for children. Inquiries: 2505 7578


Loveth Thy Neighbour - Organic Life Expo


The first large-scale indoor organic fair in Hong Kong, selling organic items including crops, foods and skin-care products. Daily, 10am-10pm, 1/F East Point City, Tseung Kwan O, free. Inquiries: 2628 7399. Ends May 13


A Family Canvas


An art workshop in which children can paint on a blank canvas. Proceeds go to charity. Every Sat-Sun until the end of May, noon-3pm, Cafe Deco, Level 1-2, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Rd, The Peak, HK$80, includes all art supplies. Inquiries: 2849 5111


Media Freedom 10 Years after the Handover


Politician Allen Lee Peng-fei comments on press freedom in Hong Kong before and after 1997, and self-censorship of the local media. Tomorrow, 12.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club HK, North Block, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (member), includes lunch, (reservation required). Inquiries: 2521 1511 or banquet@fcchk.org


The Power of Speech Communication: to Win Trust and Friendship


Academic Leo Yam gives a talk on interpersonal communication, leadership and management. Tomorrow, 6.45pm-8pm, English-Speaking Union, G06, The Centre, 99 Queen's Rd, Central, HK$90, HK$75 (member), HK$25 (student), free for new members. Inquiries: 2186 8449


Cecilian Singers


The choir is looking for new members - particularly tenors and basses - for their four-part a-cappella choir to perform in June. Rehearsals on Mondays in Central. Inquiries: 2570 3783


Cinema


Transamerica


Before undergoing his final transsexual operation, Bree (Felicity Huffman) learns he has a teenage son who's in trouble. He tries to get him out of a detention centre without disclosing his transsexual identity. Directed by Duncan Tucker. In English with Chinese subtitles. Today, 12.30pm, Broadway Cinematheque, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$40. Inquiries: 2388 0002 or www.cinema.com.hk


Li Han-hsiang, Storyteller


A retrospective of Hong Kong director Li Han-hsiang's works, showing 35 of his films, including the following two. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139. Ends May 25


The Burning of the Imperial Palace


Set in Beijing during the Qing dynasty, the film depicts the rise of Empress Dowager Cixi (Liu Xiaoqing) and the decadence of Emperor Xianfeng (Tony Leung Ka-fai). In Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 2.30pm


Reign Behind a Curtain


After the Imperial Palace is burnt by the British and French armies, the six-year-old prince is crowned, but power goes to Empress Dowager Cixi (Liu Xiaoqing). In Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 5pm


I Don't Want to Sleep Alone


Tsai Ming-liang's story depicts the complex relationships of five characters living in Kuala Lumpur. Lee Kang- sheng stars as a migrant worker who is saved from a beating by a local man. In Putonghua, Malay and Bengali with English subtitles. Tue, 8pm, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0200


Taxidermia


The story of three generations of men in a Hungarian family, each with different desires - the grandfather wants sex, the father success and the son immortality. Directed by Gyorgy Palfi. In Hungarian with English subtitles. Thu, Sat, 8pm, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0200


The Fantasy World of Jacques Demy


Le French May presents a retrospective of new wave director Jacques Demy, with 13 films (10 features and three documentaries about him by his wife Agnes Varda), including the following two. Thu-May 23, various times, Palace IFC, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Centre, Central, HK$70; Broadway Cinematheque, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55; AMC Festival Walk, Level U/G, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, HK$60. Inquiries: bc.cinema.com.hk


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) learns that she's pregnant with her lover Guy's (Nino Castelnuovo) baby while he's drafted into the army. After not hearing much from Guy, Genevieve agrees to marry a rich gem dealer. Guy returns from service a few years later and the ex-lovers meet. In French with Chinese and English subtitles. Thu, 9.40pm, Palace IFC; Sat, 4.20pm, Broadway Cinematheque; May 20, 7.40pm, AMC Festival Walk.


Bay of Angels


A love story about a bank clerk (Claude Mann) and a broke gambler (Jeanne Moreau). In French with English subtitles. Fri, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque; May 19, 7.40pm, AMC Festival Walk


Macau


Under the Eaves of Shanghai


The Macau Conservatory's School of Theatre presents Xia Yan's play about pre-second world war Shanghai. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Clementina Leit?o Ho Brito Theatre, Av. Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, 60 patacas, 100 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 3996 699 or www.icm.gov.mo


Movie-Live-Concert


Three movies - Battleship Potemkin (1925) by Sergei Eisenstein, The Boy with Three Hairs and The Three Monks by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio - are screened with their original soundtracks by Trio Bravo. With Chinese and English subtitles. Thu, Sat, 8pm, Alegria Cinema, 60 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 3996 699 or www.icm.gov.mo


SIT


Spain's Tricicle presents a physical comedy tracing the history of the chair. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Clementina Leit?o Ho Brito Theatre, Av. Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, 60 patacas, 100 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 3996 699 or www.icm.gov.mo


Beijing


China International Gallery Exposition 2007


The contemporary art fair brings together 120 galleries from all over the world. Also includes experimental and documentary video screenings. Today, 10am-5pm, China World Trade Centre, 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 50 yuan, 30 yuan (student). Inquiries: (86 10) 6409 6667 or www.cige-bj.com


A Midsummer Night's Dream


Britain's TNT theatre stages Shakespeare's comedy about four young lovers. In English with Chinese subtitles. Thu-Sat, 7pm, Centennial Memorial Hall, Peking University, Haidian district, 20-200 yuan. Inquiries: www.piao.com.cn


Shanghai


Marguerite Duras


The play is a tribute to the French author famous for her experimental literature. Thu-May 20, 7.15pm, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, 288 Anfu Rd, 120 yuan, 50 yuan. Inquiries: www.piao.com.cn


Michael Jelden


The violin soloist from Germany plays works by composers including Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin. Fri, 7.45pm, Shanghai Oriental Art Centre, 425 Dingxiang Rd, Pudong, 60-300 yuan. Inquiries: www.piao.com.cn


Taipei


Monastic Architecture


Inside and Outside


Members of the Shaolin Temple of China fuse kung fu with Indian yoga, belly dance and qi gong (Chinese breathing exercise). Today, 7.30pm, National Dr. Sun Yet-sen Memorial Hall, 505 Renai Rd, Sec 4, NT$600-2,000. Inquires: (886 02) 2341 9898 or www.ticket.com.tw


Oriental Legends


Local musical ensembles perform Chinese music ranging from chamber to folk and pop tunes. Also features a video about the development of Chinese songs over the past 20 years. Thu-Fri, 7.30pm, National Concert Hall, 21-1 Zhongshan S. Rd, NT$300-800. Inquiries: (88 62) 3393 9888 or www.artsticket.com.tw


Russian Festival Ballet


The classical dance troupe performs Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, and Midsummer Night's Dream. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, Sat also at 2.30pm, National Dr. Sun Yet-sen Memorial Hall, 505 Renai Rd, Sec 4, NT$500-3,000. Inquires: (886 02) 2341 9898 or www.ticket.com.tw


Singapore


Off Centre


The play depicts the friendship of two former mental patients and the social prejudice they have to overcome. Wed-May 13 , 8pm (Wed, Sat, May 13 also at 3pm), Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive, S$30. Inquiries: (65) 6348 5555 or www.sistic.com


Wagner Gala


The Singapore Symphony Orchestra celebrates Richard Wagner with the concert-performance of his Valkyries, featuring soprano Gitta-Maria Sjoberg, tenor Richard Decker and bass Martin Snell. Sat , 7.30pm, Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive, S$15-$80. Inquiries: www.sistic.com


Pablo Picasso - The Vollard Suite


The exhibition showcases 100 prints of etchings, aquatints and drypoints by the Spanish artist, centred on the theme of the Minotaur. Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, 41 Robertson Quay, free. Inquiries: (65) 6336 3663. Ends Jul 7


Bangkok


DJ Luke Fair


The Canadian DJ spins groovy house, techno, funk and electro. Sat, 9pm, Q Bar, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 900 baht, includes two drinks. Inquiries: (662) 252 3274 or www.qbarbangkok.com


Metropolitan in Retrospect


An exhibition by the Homthong brothers, Thwatchai, Maitreee and Ritree, explores city life with vibrant hues and abstract representation. Tue-Sun, 10am-9pm, La Lanta Fine Art, Silom Soi 19, free. Inquiries: (662) 266 9180 or www.lalanta.com. Ends May 31


Tokyo


Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e


The exhibition showcases 170 pieces of ukiyo-e (Japanese print art in the Edo era), now housed in London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Tue-Sun, 10.30am-5.30pm, Ota Memorial Museum of Art, 1-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, 1,000 yen, 700 yen (student), 400 yen (children). Inquiries: (03) 5777 8600 or www.ukiyoe-ota-muse.jp. Ends Jun 26 (closed May 28-31)


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