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PUBLISHED : Friday, 31 August, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 31 August, 2007, 12:00am
 

Exhibitions


Double Vision - Glass Landscape Sculptor Holly Grace displays abstract glass works in forms of a leaf, bottle and bonsai to resemble landscapes. Today, by appointment, Gaffer Studio Glass, Unit 6-8, 17/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends today


He An


The mainland artist's paintings, installations and photos examine China's obsession with celebrities, wealth, violence and sex. Today, 10.30am-7pm, Art Statements Gallery, 5 Mee Lun St, Central. Inquiries: 2122 9657. Ends today


Summer Festival of New Ink Art


Abstract ink paintings by Chinese and Singapore artists including Wang Chuan, Yang Xiaojian and Gao Xingjian. Today, 10am-6pm, Alisan Fine Arts, 315 Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends today


I Love MK


Local students team up with artists such as Chow Chun-fai, Tozer Pak and Sara Tse to present their impressions of Mong Kok in paper boxes. Today, 10am-10pm, L4, Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 2877 2625. Ends today


Pasting Colour


Florence Cheung and Pun Hok-kan's paper collages capture everyday and travel experiences. Today, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends today


Locale


Melanie Jackson, Kwong Lee, Paul Rooney, Becky Shaw, Emma Rushton and Derek Tyman present site-specific installations and multi-media works that play on the notion of place. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm, 1a space, Cattle Depot Artists Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2529 0087. Ends Sep 2


Cityscape


Yolanda Yeung paints cars from above while Fiona Ho paints fashion ads. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, UMA G, G/F, 12 St Francis St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2528 3669. Ends Sep 21


Performing Arts


Calling


HK Repertory Theatre's multimedia show about faith, which also explores the changes over the past decade through a preacher's story. In Cantonese. Today, 7.45pm, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900


What the Butler Saw


Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre presents Joe Orton's farce about a psychiatrist who tries to hide a naked secretarial interviewee from his wife who pops into his office. In Cantonese. Today, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$150-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123


Match


Marc Chun's one-act play interwoven with stories of five ordinary people. In Cantonese. Today, 8pm, tomorrow, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$95, HK$75 (members and concessions). Proceeds go to HK Blood Cancer Foundation. Inquiries: 2521 7251


P.E. Period


A multimedia theatrical version of Dung Kai-cheung's novel inspired by Shiina Ringo's music, about two teenage girls' friendship and self-discovery. In Cantonese. Today, 7.45pm, tomorrow, 2.45pm, 7.45pm, Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$160, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8102 3768


Hogiuta


Multimedia drama about three Asians from different countries expressing their views after the third world war. In Cantonese, Japanese and Putonghua. Today, 8pm, tomorrow, 3pm, 8pm, Sep 2, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150, HK$98 (concessions) Urbtix. Inquiries: 9477 3506


For You Are With Me


Chung Ying Theatre's play about Hong Kong's rise and fall from the 1970-90s, recounted through the friendship between late writer Joseph Yau Sai-man and doctor Avery Chan Sau-Chee.


In Cantonese. Today, 2pm, 7.30pm, tomorrow and Sep 2, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 6628


Black Bird


Theatre du Pif presents David Harrower's play about the reunion of a middle-aged man and a woman 15 years after they had sexual relations. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today, 8pm, tomorrow, 4pm, 8.30pm, Sep 2, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


A. Mui Live


Spring-Time Experimental Theatre presents a story of late Canto-pop singer Anita Mui based on her hits. In Cantonese. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Sep 2, 3pm, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$110-HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123


3Cs


Ng Sze-wan's dance solo reflects her feelings about city life. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Sep 2, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Choi Hung, HK$60, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: lau@tinming.hk


Extra-curricular


Broadway Idol - Call for Entry


Baz&Maz Productions is staging a Broadway-themed singing contest in mid-September. The winner gets two air tickets to Broadway or the West End and HK$2,000 cash. Application deadline: today. Sign up at www.bazandmaz.com. Inquiries: 9865 7851


Photography Talk


Alex Fung Man-yu introduces digital photography and dark room techniques. In Cantonese. Today, 7pm-9pm, Lecture Theatre, G/F HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay, free with tickets distributed at 6.30pm. Inquiries: 2921 0285


Cinema


Scandal


Set in post-war Japan, the story is about a painter (Toshiro Mifune) who is caught in a scandal after giving a ride to a pop singer (Yoshiko Yamaguchi). Directed by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese with English subtitles. Part of the Summer IFF. Today, 7.30pm, UA Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok, HK$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2970 3300


Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten


Julien Temple directs a portrait of the late frontman of British punk rock band The Clash. Also features interviews with the band's guitarist Mick Jones, U2's Bono, actor Johnny Depp and film directors Jim Jarmusch and Martin Scorsese. In English. Today, 8pm, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0200


Night Scene


High & Dry Exhibition Launch Party


Simon Pang, Ray Dollars, Taku Hirayama, Totti and Romantic Eddie spin alongside MC Grey Goose. Tonight, 7pm, The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage, Annex Block, 36a Western St, Sai Ying Pun, free, donations welcome. Inquiries: www.highanddry.com.hk


HK Live!


Features local punk bands Hardpack and Attention to Piss, and Taiwan's Stay Gold. With a screening of Punkification, a mockumentary about local punk culture. Tomorrow, 10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$150 (door), includes one beer. Inquiries: 2521 7251


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