The Planner

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 October, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 16 October, 2010, 12:00am


HK Stop.Motion - part 2

Photographs with an application of paint on top by Polish artist and architect XYZ recreate metaphors of the city based on everyday realities. Today, 2pm-11.30pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2127 7936. Ends today

A Class Act!

Exhibition about Lloyd's Register, the society founded in England 250 years ago that was the world's first ship classification organisation. Tue-Sun (including public holidays), 10am-6pm, HK Maritime Museum, G/F Murray House, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, HK$20. Inquiries: 2813 2322. Ends Nov 7

Lui Chun-kwong. You Are Here, I Am Not

Works by more than 50 Chinese University of HK Fine Arts Department graduates using the art of their former teacher as the starting point of their collaboration. Daily (including public holidays), 10pm-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Nov 7

Cinematographers in Focus: Ho Look-ying and Bill Wong

Exhibition featuring film stills, clips and videos showcasing the work of the two Hong Kong cinematographers. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun (including public holidays), 10am-8pm, closed Thu, Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho. Inquiries: 2739 2139. Ends Nov 14

The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures

Exhibition of 340 ceramics, jade carvings, paintings and other works, from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty, to celebrate the Min Chiu Society's golden jubilee. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat (and public holidays), 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jan 2, 2011

Witness of Time: Photos of Central and Western District in the 1970s

Photographs of religious, public and residential buildings taken in the 1970s as part of a Royal Asiatic Society (HK Branch) initiated photographic survey. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun (and public holidays), closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, free. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Jan 10

Performing Arts


Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises, Paul Nicholas and David Ian present Jim Jacob and Warren Casey's musical about the romance between a greaser and a new girl who are both students at Rydell High School. In English with Chinese surtitles. Oct 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, 2pm, also Oct 12-16, 19-23, 26-30, 8pm, Oct 17, 24, 31, 7pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$350-HK$895 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

Hello Nasirdin Apandim

The Xinjiang Acrobatic Troupe of China's acrobatic drama about a man who helps others to realise their dreams. Oct 16-17, 2.30pm, also 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120-HK$340 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Class 7A Drama Group's psychological drama about a prisoner who is forced to starve to death. In Cantonese. Oct 16-17, 3pm, also 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$130-HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0237

My Son Pinocchio

Danny Chan directs and Chan Nga-shan choreographs The Yip's Children's Musical Theatre's production of a musical revolving around the relationship between elderly woodcarver Geppetto and his living marionette son; the Munsang College Alumni Chorus also perform. In English: Oct 16, 3pm, Oct 17, 2.30pm. In Cantonese (dialogue) and English (songs): Oct 16, 8pm. Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 11 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2317 0681

Shattered Shackles

DanceArt HK's production about love and lust. Oct 15-16, 7.15pm, 9.15pm, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

1587, a Year of No Significance

Mathias Woo Yan-wai directs Zuni Icosahedron's adaptation of Ray Huang's book depicting incidents in a year which changed the fate of China. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Oct 14-16, 7.30pm, also Oct 17, 3pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$162-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2893 8704

Peking Man

Beijing People's Art Theatre performs Cao Yu's drama chronicling the eclipse and ultimate demise of a prosperous but conflict-ridden feudal family in ancient China. Li Liuyi directs. In Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. Until Oct 17, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

The Joy of Music Festival 2010

Pianists Gary Graffman and Peter Frankl and the LCO Chamber Group play works by Schubert, Korngold and Schumann, Oct 16. Guitarist Alvaro Pierri and the LCO Chamber Group perform works by J.S. Bach, Tansman, Bogdanovic, Vicaldi, Gnattali and Guiliani, Oct 17. All concerts: 7.30pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2868 3325

Dance Forest 2010 - Oneness

Andy Wong and Taiju Matsumoto's dance presentation involving light, thoughts and movements. Oct 15-16, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$140, HK$100 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Music Around the World

Yip Wai-hong and Ho Chi-chung conduct violinist Janice Lui and the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Rossini, Barber, Honegger, Bartok, Kabalevsky and Yip Wai-hong. Oct 16, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan; Oct 17, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 111 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon; and Oct 23, 8pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$100, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

50 Years of Enchanting Music - Tribute Concerts for Chan Ho-choi

Perry So Pak-hin conducts violinist John Harding, pianist Nancy Loo, baritone Albert Lim, the HK Children's Choir and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Chopin, Rodgers, Anderson, Suppe, Mozart, Ippolitov-Ivanov and others. Oct 17, 3pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030


Chinese Film Panorama 2010: A Feminine Perspective

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department and South China Film Industry Workers Union present a programme of 10 films by 11 female filmmakers, including the following two films. Until Oct 31. City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; and Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$45 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2900

The Park

Drama about a widower and his daughter who both try to set the other up with a romantic partner, with unexpected consequences. Yin Lichuan directs. In Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Oct 16, 2pm, Film Archive, Oct 29, 7.30pm, Nov 7, 4pm, Space Museum.

The Bloody Morning

Li Shaohong's adaptation of Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold is set in a Chinese village and tells the tragic tale of what transpires after a bride's rich husband discovers she is not a virgin. In Putonghua with Chinese subtitles. Oct 16, 7.30pm, Science Museum, Oct 24, 4pm, Space Museum, Oct 30, 7.30pm, Film Archive.

It was 75 Years Ago ... Celebrating Cathay's Anniversary

The Film Archive presents a programme of 22 films produced by Cathay Organisation (including as the Motion Pictures and General Investments Film Company), including the following film. Until Oct 31. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Our Dream Car

Evan Yang writes and directs this dramatic comedy about newlyweds seduced into buying an expensive toy. Starring Grace Chang (aka Ge Lan) and Chang Yang. In Mandarin. Oct 16, 7pm, Film Archive.


Hear the World - Dadawa

Chinese singer Zhu Zheqin (aka Dadawa) and ethnic musicians perform world fusion music. Oct 15-16, 7.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Cheer Chen: A Piece of Summer II Live Concert 2010

The Taiwanese singer performs. Oct 15-17, 8pm, Hitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$280-HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2715 3850

4th Annual HK International Comedy Festival 2010

English-language competition: finals, Oct 16, 9pm, HK$300. TakeOut Comedy Club, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436

Boujis at The Space

The London celebrity hangout arrives in Hong Kong for a pop-up-club fund-raising event for the Quintessentially Foundation, with DJ Klaus flying in from London to play house music. Oct 14-16, 9.30pm, The Space, 210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, HK$12,000 minimum per table of 10 people. Inquiries: 3752 2089

Ted Lo & Eugene Pao

Pianist-composer Lo and guitarist Pao play 'gourmet jazz', Oct 16, 10pm, Backstage Live, 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington St, Central, HK$200, one drink. Inquiries: 2167 8985

Fairy Janice 2010

Janice Vidal sings Canto- and English pop songs. Oct 16-17, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2304 6188

Skychurch Live in HK

The Filipino metal band perform; Maniac, Protoss and Adversary support. Oct 16, 8.30pm, Hidden Agenda, 6/F Ko Leung Industrial Building, 25 Dai Yip St, Kwun Tong, HK$80. Inquiries: 6335 6366


The Australian singer-songwriter performs roots, reggae and soul tunes. Oct 16, 9.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance, and members), HK$150 (door), includes one drink. Inquiries: 2521 7251


Charles Siegling mixes techno and house. Oct 16, 10pm, Yumla, L/B, 79 Wyndham St, Central, HK$150, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2147 2383

Jamie Lewis

The Swiss DJ mixes house and disco. Oct 16, 11pm, Dragon-i, UG/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, HK$300. Inquiries: 3110 1222