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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 09 September, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 09 September, 2010, 12:00am

Expression

Group exhibition of works by painters Sarah Bent, Eliza Cheng, Bonnie Kwan Huo, Mark Roberts, Judy Tong and Lou Ryan and mixed-media artist Sharon Grosse. Daily, 10am-8pm, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central. Inquiries: 9150 0912. Ends Sat

Adicolor Drum Art Exhibition Works created over the course of a drum jam session by singer-musician Jun Kung. Daily, noon-10pm, Adidas Originals Concept Store, 6B Kingston St, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2504 2186. Ends Sept 26

Feast My Eyes

Exhibition of the latest collections from various fashion brands including Aquascutum, Diane von Furstenberg and Jean Paul Gaultier. Daily, 10am-9pm. Garden Court, LG, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2844 8988. Ends Oct 14

Tongzhi Literary Group Meeting

Authors Lucetta Kam and Eleanor Cheung read from their Lunar Desires: Her First Same-Sex Love in Her Own Words (in Cantonese and English) and novelist Marshall Moore reads from his An Ideal for Living (in English). Sept 9, 7.30pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo, free. Inquiries: 6407 5117

Yue Lan (Hungry Ghost) Festival Chinese Opera Performances

Outdoor performances of Chinese opera to appease the ghosts and ancestors. Until Sept 11, 8pm-11pm, Po On Rd Playground, Cheung Sha Wan, free. Inquiries: 2387 5755

Signs of a Colonial Past

Local history enthusiast Gillis Heller discusses the creation of English and Chinese Hong Kong street names. In English. Sept 10, 6.30pm, High Block 8, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2813 7500

Wikitopia

Panel discussions and other activities designed to raise awareness of the expanded Free Culture movement. In English, Cantonese and Putonghua. Sept 11-19, various times and venues, free. Inquiries: 2573 1869

Threat of Islamic Fundamentalism to Asia

Manipal University's Madhav Nalapat discusses the development of the Wahabbist-Khomeinist strain of Islam in Asia and considers the implications. In English. Sept 13, 1.15pm (lunch, 12.45pm), Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members), includes lunch, booking required. Inquiries: 2521 1511

Guided Tour of the Tao Heung Museum of Food Culture

Tao Heung Group's Susan Szeto leads a tour of the establishment founded to collect, conserve and display food culture items. In English. Sept 15, 9.45am, Tao Heung Museum of Food Culture, 9/F, 15-29 Wo Shui St, Fo Tan, HK$150, HK$100 (Friends of the Art Museum, Chinese University of HK members), booking required. Inquiries: sjkreidler@aol.com

This Happened ...

Academy of Visual Arts assistant professor Bryan Chung, Lingnan University artist Zoie So, artist Winnie Soon, performance artist Eva Pang and Why Interactive founder-creative director Kevin Wong discuss their design work. In English. Sept 15, 7pm, Club Pi, 8 Wyndham St, Central, free, registration required. Inquiries: 2199 4097

Family

High School Musical Live on Stage

Elements presents a stage version of the Disney musical about the romance between a star athlete and a studious girl. In English with Chinese surtitles. Sept 9-12, 14-17, 8pm, also Sept 11-12, 3pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$398-HK$798 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2866 6622

Twelfth Night

Shakespeare4All presents school students performing the Bard's comedy about mistaken identity. In English with Chinese summary. Sept 11, 8pm, Sept 12, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$50-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716