The Planner

PUBLISHED : Friday, 17 December, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 17 December, 2010, 12:00am

Exhibition

Through the Eye of Glass

Group exhibition of photographs by Leung Ka-tai, Almond Chu, Gareth Brown, Ip Ka-wai and others that explore the complexity of Hong Kong. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Edge Gallery, G/F, 60C Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2887 0313. Ends today

Against All Odds

Photographs by artists with disabilities capturing the city in motion. Daily, 10am-10pm, L7 Green Space, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2777 1955. Ends Dec 27

The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures

Exhibition of ceramics, jade carvings, paintings and other works from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jan 2, 2011

Come Together and Give Me a Hand

Participatory and social interaction works by the Woofer Ten collective's core members that make up part of the Siu Sai Gual Bananale (1st Mini West Kowloon Biennial). Opening reception today, 6pm. Tue-Sun, 1pm-8pm, 404 Shanghai St Space, G/F, 404 Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei. Inquiries: 3485 6499. Ends Jan 23, 2011

2020

Visions of what the world will be like in 2020 by 20 artists including Anton Lopez and Erin Smith. Opening reception today, 6pm-10pm. Mon-Fri, noon-7pm, AboveSecond, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends Feb 17, 2011

Performing Arts

Non-Stop

Argentinian clown and circus theatre group La Pipetua's multi-arts show revolving around an eccentric inventor, a pilot, three alien creatures, a Russian musician and a crazy maths teacher who are on a global tour. Dec 17, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$140, HK$180; Dec 18, 7.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$120, HK$160; and Dec 19, 7.30pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Still of the Night

The HK Women's Choir's Grace Notes performs songs including In the Still of the Night and Blue Christmas; proceeds go to The Home of Loving Faithfulness. Dec 17, 7.30pm, Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House St, Central, HK$500. Inquiries: 9674 9181

The Nutcracker

The HK Ballet performs the tale about a young girl whose Christmas present, a nutcracker shaped like a soldier, comes to life. With choreography by Stephen Jefferies and musical accompaniment by the HK Sinfonietta. Dec 17-19, 21-24, 26, 7.30pm, also Dec 18-19, 25-27, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

Viva Odyssey

PIP Theatre's homage to Le Petit Prince, about a young prince who has a series of adventures while searching for a planet to live on. In Cantonese. Dec 17-19, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$190, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Alice

Arts with the Disabled Association HK presents US Quest Productions' visual theatre interpretation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Dec 17-18, 8pm, also Dec 18-19, 3pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$80 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2855 9548

Love's Labour's Won

Anthony Chan Kam-kuen directs HK Repertory Theatre's production of his farcical Cantonese opera about the pursuit of love. Starring Gordon Lam Ka-tung and Cheung Mei-ni. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Until Dec 19, 8pm, also Dec 18-19, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Merry X'mas My Love

Loft Stage's play about a love triangle and the complicated relationship between a man, his wife and a mutual friend whom they have not seen for 10 years. In Cantonese. Until Dec 18, 8pm, also Dec 18-19, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$160, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5216

On the Road

Taiwan Culture Festival's opera about a conductor who embarks on a musical pilgrimage after meeting the aboriginal Nan Wang tribe. In Mandarin. Dec 17, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2523 5555

Viva El Flamenco!

El Sotano Flamenco School hosts a dance showcase of original flamenco works. Dec 17-18, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$155 (HK$125 members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

The Eight Immortals' Adventures

Chew Hee Chiat conducts and Roy Szeto Wai-cheuk directs the HK Chinese Orchestra, puppeteer cum sand artist Hoi Chiu and puppeteers Kwong Hon-pan and So Ching-fung performing Alfred Wong's The Eight Immortals' Adventures in the Eastern Sea puppet musical. In Cantonese. Dec 18, 8pm, Dec 19, 3pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Cinema

Mr Hulot's Holiday

Jacques Tati stars and directs as a man who accidentally causes havoc at the seaside resort he visits for a holiday. In French, German and English with English subtitles. Dec 17, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, HK$50 urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0200

Those Were the Days

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of German unification, the Goethe-Institut HK presents the German Film Forum programme of five films about historic Germany, including the following one. Until March 2011. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009

The Invention of Curried Sausage

Ulla Wagner's second world war-era drama follows the love affair in Hamburg between a sailor turned deserter and the 47-year-old wife of a soldier stationed on the eastern front for years. In German with English subtitles. Dec 17, 8pm, Film Archive.

Nightlife

'The 1st Wonder': Wonder Girls Live in HK 2010

The South Korean pop band in concert. Dec 17, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau Island, HK$380-HK$1,280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3526 0343

Jun Hayakawa

Bandoneon performance by the Japanese musician. Dec 17, 8.30pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo, HK$190, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2127 7936

The Fusion Project NGJ Live in HK

Drummer Mel Gaynor of Simple Minds and pianist-keyboardist Stephane Deriau-Reine perform. Dec 17, 9pm, Backstage Live, 52-54 Wellington St, Central, HK$250 (advance), HK$280 (door), includes one drink. Inquiries: 9437 6766

The Zen Ensemble

mAtter from Tokyo and Alok, KWC and Sin:Ned from Hong Kong serve up sound art and electronic music. Dec 17, 9.15pm, Videotage, Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, free. Inquiries: 2573 1869

Listen Up! Classic Rock Night

Country rock band Out of the Box, rock'n'roll group Blue Beat and hard rockers Burning Wheels perform. Dec 17, 9.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$125 (door), includes one drink. Free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251

DJ Mast Party

The French DJ spins electro dance music. Dec 17, 10pm, Beijing Club, 2, 3 & 5/F Wellington Place, 2-8 Wellington St, Central, HK$300 (men), includes one drink. Free for women. Inquiries: 2526 8298

 

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