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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 June, 2007, 12:00am
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Exhibitions


Fusionable Cheongsam


London-based Wessieling's installations trace the development of the cheongsam over the past century. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Experimental Gallery, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2582 0214. Ends today


Master Strokes


Works by Vietnamese painters Vu Cao Dam, Do Quang Em and the late Le Pho and Bui Xuan Phai of subjects from still lifes to portraits. Today, 9.30am-6.30pm, Arch Angel Art, 58 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends today


Performing a National Style (Part 2)


Ducky Tse and Simon Wan capture China's industrial development with photographs of workers. Today-tomorrow, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, TaiKoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends tomorrow


Post97art


Founding members and staff of the Artist Commune, including Kum Chi-keung and Leung Shiu-kee, present works on the 10th anniversary of the handover. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm, Artist Commune, Unit 12, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2104 3322. Ends Jul 3


Paintings by Lam Tung-pang and Xue Jun


Lam combines materials such as nails, sand and plywood in his oils, acrylics, charcoals and sketches; Xue's oils portray architectural sites in cellular patterns. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart T Z Gallery, 202 Henley Bldg, 5 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jul 7


Back to the Basic


Enoch Cheung Hong-sang, Clara & Gum, Kwan Sheung-chi, Leung Po-shan and Pan Xinglei's mixed-media installations reflect their views on the Basic Law. Thu-Mon, 2pm-8pm, C&G Gallery, 3/F, 222 Sai Yeung Choi St South, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 9836 0607. Ends Jul 9


Return, Via New Paths


John Young pays homage to the modernist Shanghai artist Ni Yide with figurative paintings. Also displays abstract digital prints of landscapes and figures. Tue-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat, 11.30am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, Central. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Jul 14


The Divided Minds V


Lam Kit-wai's photographs and video installations examining the relationship of individuals with their immediate environment. Tue-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat, 11am-6pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, G/F, 6-10b Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Jul 14


In Midair


Installation, new media, audio and video works explore sound in various venues, including Felix Hess's It's in the Air (cracklers), an installation of electronic machines that make patterns of crackling sounds generated by the sounds of the environment. Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm, Red House, G/F, 2f-g, Lung Tsai Tsuen, Cheung Chau. Inquiries: 9040 3877 or www.soundworkshongkong.net. Ends Jul 15


Burton Morris


Acrylic paintings by the American pop artist, including his images created for the Academy Awards and the television sitcom Friends. Opens today. Daily, 10am-11pm, LG2, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 2122 9657. Ends Jul 15


Hong Kong: A Collection of Early Photographs


Images of the city taken from 1870 to 1937. Opening reception today, 6pm-8pm. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Wattis Fine Art, 2/F, 20 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2524 5302. Ends Jul 28


Double Vision - Glass landscape


Sculptor Holly Grace displays abstract glass works in forms of a leaf, bottle and bonsai to resemble landscapes. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Mon-Fri, by appointment, Sat, noon-6pm, Gaffer Studio Glass, Unit 6-8, 17/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Aug 31


Splendour and Mystery of Ancient Shu


On display are more than 120 archaeological relics including bronze, gold and jade ornaments and pottery from the Shu Kingdom of 3,000 years ago. Daily, 10am-6pm, Sun until 7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$20, HK$10 on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Sep 9


Performing Arts


Le Corsaire


The National Ballet of China performs Marius Petipa's dance about a pirate chief saving his love from a slave trader. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Philippine Arts Festival


Features Filipino dramas Che is in the Heart and Letters to Cara, and Lino Brocka's film Orapronobis, followed by a talk led by Filipino director Behn Cervantes. Today-Sat, various times, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120-HK$200. Inquiries: 2521 7251


Utterances


Frenzy Productions present five monologues about a Marilyn Monroe fan, a suicidal fairy, an old man falling off his ladder, a psychopath and a London thief. Today-Sat, 9pm, Le Rideau Theatre Cafe, 1/F Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Rd, Central, HK$190, HK$390 (includes dinner at 7.30pm). Inquiries: 2850 8833


Charles Dutoit - the Maestro


The Swiss conductor directs the HK Philharmonic and violinist Chantal Juillet in Ravel's suite, Stravinsky's concerto and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. Tomorrow, 8pm, Sun, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$500. Inquiries: 2721 2030


Myth of Archaeology Bird: The Vanished Wings


On & On Theatre Workshop's play reviews Hongkongers' changing mindset since 1997. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Sun-Jul 2, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


The Red Detachment of Women


The National Ballet of China performs Li Chengxiang, Jiang Zuhui and Wang Xixian's choreographic piece about a peasant girl who joins the Red Army against her former landowner. Sun, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


China Philharmonic Orchestra


Yu Long conducts pianists Yin Chengzong (who replaces Lang Lang) and Colleen Lee, cellist Trey Lee, violinist Li Chuanyun and the orchestra in symphonies and concertos with the theme of 'hero'. Jul 2-3, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321


International Arts Carnival


The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents the annual festival featuring activities for children and families, including the following two events. Jul 4-Aug 12, various venues. Inquiries: 2370 1044 or www.hkiac.gov.hk


Swan Lake


Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China performs the Russian ballet classic. Jul 4-7, 7.30pm, Jul 8, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044


Symphonic Trilogy - Vermont Youth Orchestra


The orchestra joins the HK Youth Chinese Orchestra and violist Philip Ying to play Bloch's suite, Tchaikovsky's symphony and Chinese folk melodies. Jul 6, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$40, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2596 0898


The Vagina Monologues


Adaptation of Eve Ensler's play about women discussing their vaginas. In Cantonese. Stars Perry Chiu Woon, Lo Koon-lan and Crystal Kwok Kam-yan. Jul 4-8, 8pm (Jul 7-8 also at 4pm), HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123


Dying Young


A musical based on 40 hits by late Canto-pop singers Danny Chan Pak-keung and Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing. In Cantonese. Jul 4-12 (except Jul 9), 7.30pm (Jul 7-8 also at 3pm), HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123


Joshua Bell plays Tchaikovsky


Andrey Boreyko conducts the American violinist and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's violin concerto, Prokofiev's symphony and Vasks' Musica dolorosa. Jul 6-7, 8pm.


Pre-concert talks by academic Benedict Cruft (in English), Jul 6, 7.15pm, and by HK Philharmonic Orchestra's Leung Kin-fung (in Cantonese), Jul 7, 7.15pm. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030


Popcorn


Comedy-drama about a horror movie filmmaker who is hijacked by two real killers on his Oscar-winning night. Stars Simon Lo Man-kit, Leila Tong Ning and Jo Ngai Yee-shan. In Cantonese. Jul 6 (charity gala opening), 8pm, HK$380 Urbtix; Jul 7-8, 3pm, 8pm, Jul 10-12, 8pm, HK$230 Urbtix. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 9735 0233


Extra-curricular


Natural Products Expo Asia 2007


More than 400 international companies showcase the latest natural and organic products. Today-tomorrow, 10am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 2975 9051


Peter Hibbard


Asia Society presents a lecture with the British writer, who is known for his research on China tourism. Today, 7pm (lecture), 8.15pm (dinner), Club Lusitano, 27/F Club Lusitano Bldg, 16 Ice House St, Central. HK$200, HK$150 (members/students), includes drinks; HK$500, HK$450 (members/students), includes dinner and drinks. Inquiries: 2103 9508 Meet the Author event with Hibbard, tomorrow, 6.30pm, Kelly & Walsh, Shop 236, Pacific Place, Admiralty, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2524 2068


Central Waterfront International Design and Planning Competition


Designing Hong Kong is calling for proposals for the city's first permanent waterfront in Central with a winning prize of HK$1 million. Registration deadline: Sat; submission deadline: Sep 1. Inquiries: www.designinghongkong.com


1a space - Open Call for Proposals


The gallery is calling for exhibition proposals with the theme of mobility. Projects to be executed next year. Application deadline: Sat. Inquiries: 2529 0087 or www.oneaspace.org.hk


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