Arts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 18 October, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 18 October, 2007, 12:00am
 

Exhibitions

A Day in a Life

Cariya Breeman and Victor Fung capture every hour of a day in 48 drawings, paintings, photos and mixed-media works. Today, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends today

Soundless World

Ko Nam's Chinese landscapes in bright, earthly tones. Today, 10am-7pm, Wan Fung Art Gallery, G/F Cityplaza Three, Taikoo Shing. Inquiries: 2736 9623. Ends today

My Journey of Beautiful Inside

Olympus displays works by blind photographers. Today, 11am-11pm, L4 Atrium, Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 2376 2150. Ends today

Landing on Kowloon City

Roger Lau's photos of the district and Kai Tak airport. Today-Sat, 11am-7.30pm, G/F, 124-126 Nga Tsin Wai Rd, Kowloon City. Inquiries: 9177 4115. Ends Sat

The Origin

Local illustrators and poets, including Clement Yick, Stanley Wong, Lo Kwai-cheung and Kwan Nam, collaborate to explore the theme of 'origin'. Proceeds of sale go to WWF (HK). Daily, 9am-9pm, OC Gallery, G/F Olympian City I, 11 Hoi Fai Rd, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2132 8718. Ends Oct 21

Intertwined

Local photographer So Hing-keung's abstract black and white images of everyday objects. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm, YY9 Gallery, G/F, 6 Kwai Fong St, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 2574 3370. Ends Oct 21

HK Porcelain Painting Club Charity Sales and Exhibition

Porcelain works for sale to raise funds for Project Vision. Opens today. Daily, 10am-10pm, Exhibition Hall, Yue Hwa Main Store, 301-309 Nathan Rd, Jordan. Inquiries: 3511 2184. Ends Oct 24

The Magic of Realism - Beyond the Horizon

Ernesto Arrisueno's realistic oils of surreal scenarios. Daily, 10.30am-5.30pm, closed Tue, HK Visual Arts Centre, 7a Kennedy Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 3008. Ends Oct 29

Dots Obsession - Soul of Pumpkins

Yayoi Kusama dot-infused prints and a giant pumpkin outdoor installation. Installation exhibition: Ocean Terminal Forecourt, Harbour City, TST; print exhibition: Daily, 10am-9pm, Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, Level 2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2118 8666. Ends Oct 31

To Tsang, C.E.

Au Hoi-lam, Lam Yuk-lin, Cheong Chi-ping, Clara Cheung and Gum Cheng Yee-man create mixed-media works for Donald Tsang. Thu-Mon, 2pm-7.30pm, C&G Artpartment, 3/F, 222 Sai Yeung Choi St South, Prince Edward. Inquiries: 2390 9332. Ends Nov 5

October Contemporary

Events on the theme of 'again' presented by local contemporary art organisations - 1a space, Artist Commune, Asia Art Archive, Goethe-Institut, HK Arts Centre, Osage Art Foundation, Para/site Art Space and Videotage, including the following two exhibitions. Inquiries: www.october-contemporary.org.hk

Copied Right

Pierre Bismuth, Christian Jankowski, Sarah Lai, Hiram To, Robert Watts, Doris Wong and Kijong Zin play with the concept of copying. Wed-Sun, noon-6pm, Para/Site Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Nov 5

Siren

New media show with the theme of water. Features interactive installations by Christopher Lau, Samson Young, John Wong and Pong Lam. Tue-Sun, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Nov 18

AES+F

The Russian collective, Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky and Vladimir Fridkes, present digital prints, photos and a video on youth and popular culture. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-9pm. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm, or by appointment, Art Statements Gallery, 5 Mee Lun St, Central. Inquiries: 2122 9657. Ends Nov 30

Treasures of the World's Cultures from the British Museum

About 270 artefacts of sculpture, painting, jewellery, porcelain and stone dating from two million years ago. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$30, HK$15 (concessions). Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Dec 2

Performing ArtsLittle Hong Kong

W Theatre's satire about Hongkongers' weaknesses and absurdities. Directed by Wong Chi-lung. In Cantonese. Today, 8pm, Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9100 9341

Men of Steel

Australia's Strut & Fret Production House presents this puppet theatre about three mad chefs. In English. Today-Sat, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members). Inquiries: 2521 7251

Secret of Resurrection

HK Repertory Theatre adapts Liu E's novel The Travels of Lao Can, about a former government official's investigation of a flawed murder trial. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Today-Oct 24 (except Oct 22), 7.45pm (Oct 21 also at 2.45pm), HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$300 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Eriko Ishihara

The Japanese singer-pianist plays blues and jazz with guitarist Colin Oxley, bassist Koji Yasuda and drummer Sumito Oi. Tomorrow, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

The Love Story of Sam & Sally

Actors' Family presents the Cantonese music theatre starring Louis Cheung Kai-chung, Anthony Lun Wing-leung and Eliza Chan Kit-ling. Tomorrow, 3pm, Sat, 3pm, 8pm, Oct 21, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Small World, Great Mice

This Cantonese interactive puppet theatre invites young audiences to save mice from extermination. Tomorrow-Sat, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, Oct 21, 4.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central; Oct 26-27, 7.30pm, Oct 28, 4.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun. HK$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Hong Kong Comedy Festival

A week-long standup comedy programme with open mic sessions, a free workshop, an improvisation event, and shows by Paul Ogata. In Cantonese and English. Tomorrow-Oct 27, TakeOut Comedy Shop, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: hkcomedyfestival.com

Mediterranean Arts Festival

Features 13 dance and music performances from the Mediterranean region, including the following four. Tomorrow-Nov 18, various venues and prices. Inquiries: medifestival.gov.hk

The Italian Feast

Early Baroque music with Germany's Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble playing Monteverdi's Vorrei baciarti, o Filli, Cavalli's Pur t'ho colta, assassina and Cesti's Ferma la, non urtar, t'uccidero. In Italian with Chinese and English surtitles. Tomorrow-Oct 21, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Cristina Branco

The Portuguese fado singer performs melancholic songs with her band. Sat-Oct 21, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Leila Haddad

The Tunisian-born oriental dancer turns Ahmed Rami's poem Zikrayat into a dance on Oct 24-25, 8pm; and teams up with seven gypsy musicians from Egypt on Oct 27-28, 8pm. HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$340 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

He Hui Returns

Lu Jia conducts the Chinese soprano and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme of Italian operatic arias. Oct 26-27, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

The Four Seasons

Canada's Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra reinterpret Vivaldi's piece with violinist Jeanne Lamon, pipa player Wen Zhao, sarangi player Aruna Narayan and Inuit throat singing group Aqsarniit. Oct 21, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 (Also performing in Macau on Sat, 8pm. Inquiries: www.icm.gov.mo/fimm)

Musical Moments

HK Medical Association Orchestra, the Song Singers Choir and singers including Joanna Ampil, David Quah and Marsha Yuan perform Broadway and West End hits. Oct 22-23, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2861 0862

Company

Perilous Mouths Entertainment presents Stephen Sondheim's musical about a 35-year-old bachelor who is experiencing early mid-life crisis. In English. Oct 23-27, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250, HK$200 (members), HK$150 (concessions). Inquiries: 2521 7251

Masterpieces for the Violin by Bach and Mozart

The British violinist Benedict Cruft teams up with fortepianist Amy Sze in Mozart's complete sonatas for fortepiano and violin. Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150, HK$75 (concessions) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8592

Javier Perianes

The Spanish pianist plays Schumann's Kinderszenen, Mompou's Musica Callada, Beethoven and Chopin's sonatas. Part of Premiere Performances' Rising Stars Piano Series. Oct 24, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$180-HK$360. Inquiries: 3518 7290

Extra-curricular

Book Launch Party

Columnist Mr. Know It All presents his new book. Today, 6.30pm-8.30pm, China Tee Club, 2/F Pedder Building, Central, free. Inquiries: 2850 5065

Weaving Success in Asia

Weaver and development adviser Carol Cassidy talks about her entrepreneur experiences in Southeast Asia and displays a range of textiles from Laos. Today, 7pm, Helena May, 35 Garden Rd, Central, HK$100, HK$50 (members of Textile Society of Hong Kong). Inquiries: textilesocietyofhk.org

Book Signing Sessions

British illustrator Lorette E. Roberts presents her new book Sketches of Sai Kung. Tomorrow, 2.30pm, Kelly & Walsh, Shop 236, Pacific Place, Admiralty, free. Inquiries: 2522 5743

Belly Dance Workshop

US dancer Tamalyn Dallal demonstrates with props. In English. Tomorrow, 8pm-9.30pm, Cultural Activities Hall, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd,Sai Wan Ho, HK$150. Inquiries: medifestival.gov.hk

IFVA - Call for Entries

The 13th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards is calling for submissions. Entry form deadline: tomorrow. Work submission deadline: Nov 11. Inquiries: www.ifva.com

Mediterranean Arts Festival Opening Gala

An event of dance and music with belly dancers Susan Frankovich and Tamalyn Dallal, flamenco dancer Clara Ramona and band Yerbaguena. Tomorrow-Sat, 5.30pm-7pm, Foyer, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: medifestival.gov.hk

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