The Planner

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 16 May, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 16 May, 2007, 12:00am


Kissing Mom Photo Exhibition

Rick Chin and Angus Chan celebrate Mother's Day with images of 21 children with their mothers. Today, 10am-10pm, Open Piazza, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay, free. Inquiries: 2118 8900. Ends today

The Face of Asia

Kat Cooper, Haruka Ashida, Amy Atkinson and John McArthur portray faces of Asian women with sketches, paintings and photography. Today-tomorrow, noon-10pm, Fringe Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends tomorrow

Michel Harmouche

The Lebanese painter takes inspiration from objects and furniture to create still lifes and everyday scenes of modern life. Today-Sat, 11am-8pm, KouConcept, 22/F Fung House, 19-20 Connaught Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2530 2234. Ends Sat

Sand Play

Korean artist Kim Chang Young paints oil on sand, capturing footprints and shapes commonly found on beaches. Today-Fri, 11am-8pm, Sat, 11am-5pm. Galerie Ora-Ora, 12/F, 41-43 Graham St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 1171. Ends Sat

Little Things

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

My Soil, My Land

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

Pink Pigs Can Swim

Yue Zhiqiang's humorous digital prints and oils of a pink pig diving into a pool (symbolising the New Year). Daily, noon-midnight, Green T House, 208 The Arcade, 100 Cyberport Rd. Inquiries: 2989 6036. Ends May 23

Global Brand Art Exhibition

Austrian Hannes Rossbacher uses brands as painting subjects. Today: 7am-9pm, Citibank Plaza, UG Lobby, Citibank Plaza, 3 Garden Rd, Central; daily from Tomorrow: 11am-11pm, Langham Place Mall, L4 Atrium, Langham Place Mall, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok, Inquiries: 3170 6752. Ends May 26

Inside Looking Out

Local 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

Sculptures by Livio Seguso

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

True Colours - Works by Liu Tong-mui

Liu Tung-mui, a cerebral palsy patient, presents abstract paintings in vibrant hues and flowing strokes. Daily, 9am-9pm, OC Gallery, G/F Olympian City I, 11 Hoi Fai Rd, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2132 8601. Ends May 31

Journeys to Pamir Mountains

Yan Yaya's oils document her experience with the ethnic minority in the mountains over the past 20 years. Daily, 10am- 7pm, BaoQu Tang Modern Art Gallery, L153, 156-9, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2723 1928. Ends Jun 10

Performing Arts

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. Today-Fri, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220, HK$180 (member). Inquiries: 2521 725

The Cherry Orchard

HK Academy for Performing Arts stages Anton Chekhov's play about the fall of the aristocracy. In Cantonese. Today-Sat, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$65, HK$100, HK$45 (concessions). Inquiries: 2584 8500

Man of La Tiger

Jim Chim Sui-man sings, dances and mimics local pop stars and famous people. In Cantonese. Today-Sun, May 22-27, 7.30pm ( Sat-Sun, May 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

Mask 44 - The Ritual of Bloodline

Local puppeteer Hoi Chiu uses 44 masks to explore human emotions. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm (Sat also at 3pm), Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120, HK$99 (concessions). Inquiries: 2521 7251

Cello World

Twin cellists Ng Pei-jee and Ng Pei-sian play works by Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Kalevi Aho. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2332

The Merry Widow

HK Ballet presents Franz Lehar's operetta on the relationship between a prince and a rich widow set in Paris in 1905. Choreographed by Ronald Hynd. Fri-Sun, 7.30pm (Sat-Sun also at 2.30pm), HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

The Next Stop is ... Waiting

Prospects Theatre presents a drama about two women stuck on board a train after it breaks down. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Sun, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120 Urbtix; May 26, 8pm, May 27, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


A Le French May multi-media show about voice, featuring installations, videos and live performances by local and international artists, including Loic Sero, Alain Della, Tozer Pak and Priscilla Leung. Sat, 4pm, HK$90, HK$70 (member/student); 9pm, HK$120, HK$100 (member/student), Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 9722 8743

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. In English. Proceeds go to the Children's Cancer Foundation. Sat-Sun, 7.30pm, Sun 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). Daily, Sat-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. Sun, 6.30pm, Church of All Nations, HK International School, Repulse Bay, free. Inquiries:

Heart Strings - A Violin Concert

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

The Faust Festival 2007

Annual feast of dramatic art featuring 30 pieces by local youth performers from the Faust International Youth Theatre. In English. May 21 until Jun 10, various times, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$70, HK$60 (student) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114 or

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:


Bhutan: Himalayan Kingdom

The Royal Geographical Society Hong Kong presents the lecture with Tibetologist Francoise Pommaret introducing the country's history, culture and ecology. Today, reception: 6.30pm, lecture: 7.30pm. 48/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, HK$150, HK$100 (member). Inquiries: 2583 9700

Hong Kong Players - Auditions

Hong Kong Players are looking for an actor (in his 30s) and actresses (aged 25-35 and in her 50s) for a production of Elizabeth Coleman's comedy Secret Bridesmaids' Business in July. Auditions in Central, tomorrow. Inquiries: 9852 2668 or

Recruitment of Young Musicians

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department is recruiting new members (age 25 or under) for its 16 bands and orchestras and two choirs. Training period: Sep 07-May 08; application deadline: tomorrow. Inquiries: 2802 0657 or


The Fantasy World

of Jacques Demy 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 three. Palace IFC, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Centre, Central, HK$70; Broadway Cinematheque, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55; AMC Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, HK$60. Inquiries: Ends May 23

The Universe of Jacques Demy

Agnes Varda directs the retrospective of her husband's career, integrating Demy's film footage and interviews with those who worked with him, including actresses Anouk Aimee, Catherine Deneuve and Jeanne Moreau. In French with English subtitles. Today, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

Model Shop

Set in late-1960s Los Angeles, the film is about an unemployed architect (Gary Lockwood) falling in love with a French model (Anouk Aimee). In English. Tomorrow, 7.40pm, AMC Festival Walk; Sun, 2.15pm, Broadway Cinematheque

Donkey Skin

The movie centres on a princess (Catherine Deneuve) who flees marriage to her father by putting on the skin of his magical donkey. In French with English subtitles. Tomorrow, 9.45pm, Palace IFC; Sat, 2.20pm, Broadway Cinematheque.