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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 07 January, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 07 January, 2010, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Untitled Enemies

Prints by 25 street artists, illustrators and graphic designers, including Britain's Nicolas Ruston and Ben Allen, American Maya Hayuk and Australians Meggs and Rone. Today, 11.30am-9pm, G.O.D. Peak, Shop 32-41, Level 2, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Rd, The Peak. Inquiries: 6330 7759. Ends today

10+ Architecture Exhibition

Exhibition of 10 of Barrie Ho Architecture Interiors' most representative architectural projects in Hong Kong and China. Today, noon-8pm, Artist Commune, No 12, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2117 7662. Ends today

Someone Singing and Calling Your Name

Local artist Lee Kit transforms two rooms of gallery space into a karaoke lounge to evoke a typical experience of social anxiety. Today-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Osage SoHo, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2537 0688. Ends Jan 10

I am Rich

Works by six Chinese artists - Liao Yibai, Chen Wenling, Yang Tiejun, Zhang Qikai, Wang Xu and Xia Yu - on China's newly-rich and their psychological effect on mainland society. Mon-Sat, 11am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, G/F, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends Jan 15

Multi{ple}

Works by Stella Vine, Sally Smart, Kum Chi-keung, Peter Clark and Konstantin Bessmertny that celebrate the rich history of the multiple in art. Tue-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat, 11am-6pm (and by appointment), Amelia Johnson Contemporary, G/F, 6-10 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Jan 16

Prodigal Daughters

Chinese-American painter Hung Liu's colour interpretations of scenes from 1949 black and white film, Daughters of China. Thu-Sun, noon-5pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery Art Projects & Annex, 6/F Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Rd, Chai Wan. Inquiries: 2558 5665. Ends Jan 24

Moving Forward

Paintings from Khin Zaw Latt's crowd series of ordinary Myanmese people. Opens today. Daily, 11am-7pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 14 Sik On St, 99 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Feb 11

In a Perfect World ...

Photographer Xing Danwen's works comment on modernisation and contemporary culture. Tue-Fri, 3pm-7pm, Sat, noon-6pm, and by appointment, Ooi Botos Gallery, 5 Gresson St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2527 9733. Ends Feb 27

Images of a Great Nation

Joseph C.K. Yeung's photographs of Chinese landscapes and peasant life. Ends Jan 10. Also: works by members of the Greater China Photographic Society and invited artists. Both exhibitions : Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5513. Ends Mar 14

The Artistry of Yixing Pottery

More than 100 pieces of purple clay art, some of which date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Ends May 17

Splendour of Cantonese Opera: Masters Tong Tik-sang and Yam Kim-fai

Exhibition (featuring librettos, postbills, film stills and clips, records, stage costumes and Tong and Yam's personal memorabilia) celebrating Cantonese Opera's inscription onto the Unesco's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Sept 27

Performing Arts

Scrooge - The Musical

Michael Dobbin directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Leslie Bricusse's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' story about a miser who is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles: Today-tomorrow, Jan 11, 7.45pm, also Sat-Jan 10, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Dear Friend, I Miss You

Shu Ning Presentation Unit and Dancing Angels' musical multi-media presentation of Taiwanese illustrator-author Jimmy Liao Fu-bin's Then the Moon Forgets, a fantasy tale about how a boy makes friends with the moon after it falls from the sky and then helps it to remember how to find its way back home. In Cantonese. Today-Jan 10, 8pm, also Sat-Jan 10, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2394 5401

The Call of Shangri-la - A Tibetan Dance Showcase

Zhao Hong directs the Song and Dance Troupe of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan in Tibetan dances choreographed by Xi Zhongsheng. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$180; tomorrow, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$180; and Sat, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

I am Chairman Mao's Bitch

Perry Chiu stars in the Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's drama about Jiang Qing. In Cantonese. Today-Sat, Jan 13-16, 8.15pm, also Sat-Jan 10, 5pm, Jan 10, 2.15pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150-HK$195 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

Dance Moves, Kung Fu and Tofu

Ong Yong Lock performs a solo dance show in which he revisits dance pieces choreographed by Willy Tsao, Helen Lai, Yuri Ng and Pun Shiu-fai. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Jan 10, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Eroica - Tan Dun

Composer Tan Dun conducts Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen, local percussionist Chau Chin-tung and the HK Chinese Orchestra in performing his Internet Symphony - Eroica, Northwestern Suite No 1, Crouching Tiger Concerto and Concerto for Improvisation. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Insight

Turbulence River Dance Theatre, Down's Dancing Group and the HK Down Syndrome Association perform dances choreographed by SK Cathy and Song Nan. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, also Sat, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$95 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2549 0823

Trout Quintet

John Harding conducts pianist Chen Sa and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Schubert's Trout Quintet, Rosamunde: overture and Symphony No 2. Tomorrow, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

3x11

The Mummenschanz Swiss Mime Mask Theatre create fantasy creatures and performances using whole-body masks and movement. Sat-Jan 10, 8pm, also Jan 10, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Chen Sa in Recital

The Chinese pianist plays works by Gubaidulina, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Chopin and Ravel. Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Guqin Music Week

Guqin player Lau Chor-wah gives a recital of qin scores of Yinyishi and Mei'an; vocalist Chan Chun-miu also performs. Jan 10, 2.30pm, also 7.30pm, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, HK$150. Qin players Lau Chor-wah and Tse Chun-yan, qin and xiao player Sou Si-tai, vocalist Cheung Lai-chun and xiao player Tim Wilson play works such as Tune of the Water Celestial, and The Falling Plum Flowers. Jan 14, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$200. Guqin player Tse Chun-yan play works such as Tse Chun-yan's Composition in Yifan Mode and Jiang Kui's A Quaint Tune of Lament; vocalist Chan Chun-miu guest performs. Jan 16, 2.30pm, also 7.30pm, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Road, Diamond Hill, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Room on the Broom

ABA Productions presents Tall Stories Theatre Company's (UK) musical theatre adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book about a witch with space problems after she is joined on her broomstick by a dog, a bird and frog, as well as cat. In English. Jan 13-15, 20-22, 4.30pm, Jan 16-17, 23-24, 11am, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$295-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150

De Ling and Empress Dowager Ci Xi

Law Ka-ying directs singer-actress Liza Wang Ming-chun in a Cantonese opera adaptation of He Jiping's palace drama about a powerful older woman who is touched by a younger female's pure heart and love for their country. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jan 13-17, 7.30pm, also Jan 17, 2pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2388 3850

Bare Stage Dance Project 2010

Cherry Leung, Connie Lau, Sarah Lo and Alice Ma dance to music chosen by members of the public. A City Festival programme. Jan 14-15, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Design for Living

Sylvia Chang Ai-chia stars in Edward Lam Dance Theatre's office drama about a female boss who plays mind games with others to keep her power. Edward Lam Yick-wah directs. In Putonghua with Chinese surtitles. Jan 15-16, 18-23, 7.30pm, Jan 17, 24, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2893 8732

Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

Jason Lai conducts the HK Sinfonietta in performing music from Walt Disney films such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King. Jan 15-16, 7.30pm, also Jan 16-17, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

The Country Teacher

Drama Gallery's play about a woman and her younger brother who return with their father's ashes, after more than two decades away, to the village where he had established a primary school. In Cantonese. Jan 15-17, 7.45pm, also Jan 16-17, 2.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9007

The Piano Battle 2

Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis play works including those by Mozart at a concert that has a competition format. A City Festival programme. Jan 15-16, 7.45pm, Jan 17, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Olej's Act

Uruguayan puppet theatre company Bosquimanos Koryak's traditional Bunraku and Black Light Theatre show about a cleaner in a circus who dreams of becoming a magician. Martin L?pez Romanelli directs. Jan 15, 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$140, HK$180; Jan 16, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$160; and Jan 17, 8pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Music from Moving Pictures

Yip Wai-hong and Fan Tao conduct harmonica soloist Edward Wai Hang-hay and the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra in performing music from films such as Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away, Kiki's Delivery Service and Howl's Moving Castle and works by Schumann, Johan Strauss II, Johann Strauss I and II, Vaughan Williams and Massenet. Jan 15, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$160; Jan 16, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$80-HK$140; and Jan 17, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Extra-curricular

Dancers Sought

The HK Youth Arts Foundation seeks dancers aged 10-25 years to take part in the HK Jockey Club Point to Point Specific Art Project dance performance in late April-May. Rehearsals starting Feb. Deadline for Jan 16 audition: Tomorrow. Inquiries: 2877 2656 or kerryL@hkyaf.com

Can China Reform its Outdated Land Systems?

Trinity College (Connecticut, US) professor of Economics and International Studies James Wen talks about the main tenets of China's land and hukou system and why it needs reform. In English. Today, 1.10pm (reception, 12.15pm; lunch, 12.30pm), JW Marriott Hotel, Level 3, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$490, HK$390 (Asia Society members), includes lunch, registration required. Inquiries: 2103 9508

Reflections on Our Hot, Flat, and Crowded World

American journalist Thomas L. Friedman discusses possible solutions to global warming. In English. Today, 4pm, Citigroup Lecture Theatre (LT-A), HK University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, free, registration recommended. Inquiries: 2358 5098

Wanna Try to Dance Workshop

Greensco's Kate Li conducts a musical dance workshop. In Cantonese. Today, 7.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$40 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Flight of the One-Legged Admiral: Re-enacting the Christmas Day 1941 Escape from Hong Kong

Journalist Tim Luard talks about how 68 British and Chinese officers and men, including a one-legged admiral, escaped from Japanese-occupied Hong Kong to Huizhou with the help of Chinese guerilla guides and local villagers and then went on to Britain via Burma and India. In English. Tomorrow, 6.30pm, 8/F City Hall High Block, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2813 7500

What is Meant by Lingnan Culture?

Art Centre College of Design (USA) professor and Shantou University's Cheung Kong School of Art and Design vice-dean Wang Shouzi, Guangzhou Museum of Art assistant director Chen Ying, HK Heritage Museum curator Lesley Lau, HK Museum of Art curator Szeto Yuen-kit and assistant curator Raymond Tang discuss the common threads that link people's values and ways of life in Hong Kong and Guangdong province. HK Museum of Art chief curator Tang Hoi-chiu moderates. A City Festival event. In Cantonese. Sat, 10am, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2521 7251

The Magic of Migration

A World Wildlife Fund interpreter leads a guided tour of Mai Po Nature Reserve, Yuen Long, to learn about waterbird migration. In English. Sat, 11.45am (meet), General Post Office, 2 Connaught Place, Central, HK$400, HK$350 (Asia Society members), includes entry to the reserve, registration required. Inquiries: 2103 9508

ifva+_jan10

dimension+ art director Keith Lam conducts a workshop about new media that interactively mixes and matches visual and audio elements. In Cantonese. Sat, 3pm, After School, 17 Yun Ping Rd, Causeway Bay, free, reservations recommended. Inquiries: 2582 0200

Why We Decided to Re-Trace the Route of the Escape Group of Christmas Night 1941

HK Escape Re-enactment Organisation president Donald Chan and journalist Tim Luard talk about the re-enactment of the daring escape during the second world war by re-tracing the steps taken by a party of 68 British and Chinese men. In Cantonese and Putonghua. Sat, 3pm, HK Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, free. Inquiries: 2569 1500

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