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Arts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 March, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 31 March, 2011, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Under the Trees

Panels, old photos, audio-visual materials and historical objects that tell the story of Hong Kong's village schools and their development. Today, 10am-5pm, Museum of Education, Block D1, Podium Level, The HK Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po, free. Inquiries: 2948 8814. Ends today

Love and the Community

Community project with artist couples, including Frog King and Queen, spreading love across town. Today, 1pm-8pm, Wooferten, 404 Shanghai St, Yau Ma Tei. Inquiries: 3485 6499. Ends today

Urban Jungle

Cityscapes by five Spanish painters (Didier Lourenco, Joan Longas, Marti Bofarull, Cristina Blanch and Noemi Mart); charity event in support of the Society for Community Organisation. Today, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends today

Feminine Mystique

Works by six women artists (Canadian painter Charito Helgason, French sculptor Christine Vidart, Korean painter/multimedia artist Kristy Cho, British painter Elizabeth Hamill, and Vietnamese painters Ta Thi Thanh Tam and Vu Thu Hien). Today, 10.30am-6.30pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 99 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends today

999

Kako Peco's paintings of disturbed and awakened human forms. Today, noon-7pm, Fabrik Contemporary Art, Rm 412 Yip Fung Building, 2-18 D'Aguilar St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 4911. Ends today

Tender Moments

Still life and nude works by Vietnamese painter Hoang Hai Anh. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 10.30am-6pm, Arch Angel Art, 58 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends today

Sun Guangyi

The Chinese artist's paintings express a connection between the material world and his spiritual world. Today, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 1 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Level. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends today

Tony Bevan

Works by the British painter focusing on human heads, architectural interiors and landscapes. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Apr 9

Animal: The Power of Nature

Mexican artist Fernanda Brunet's paintings of zebras, tigers, lions, rabbits and other wildlife. Opening reception today, 7pm. Mon-Sat, noon-7pm, Damina Gallery, 2/F, 65 Peel St, SoHo. Inquiries: 9729 1773. Ends Apr 9

Constellation

Group show of works by 12 artists, including Anil Revri and Ricardo Mazal. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Apr 11

Secret Dialogue

Silvia To's paintings created by imitating nature's way of doing things. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, YY9 Gallery, G/F, 83-85 Sing Woo Rd, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 2574 3370. Ends Apr 16

After Agnes

Works by Kong Chun-hei, Sarah Lai, Cam Wong and Jasmine Wong Woon-lam inspired by those of abstract expressionist painter Agnes Martin (1912-2004). Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gallery Exit, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends Apr 16

Clay Sonata

Works from Korean ceramic artist Choi Jeil's tableware collection and bird series. Opening reception today, 6pm. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Shin Hwa Gallery, 32 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2803 7960. Ends Apr 21

Zao Wou-Ki

Works by the Chinese-French painter created between 1952 and 1964. Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat, 1pm-6pm, de Sarthe Fine Art, 8/F Club Lusitano Building, 16 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2167 8896. Ends Apr 29

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters

Ceramic tea ware sets by 78 local potters showcasing a cross-section of production and decorative skills. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Museum of Tea Ware, HK Park, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Ends May 16

Pixar: 25 Years of Animation

Over 400 Pixar Animation Studio items, including traditional artwork in various media and early animated short films. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$20 ($10 on Wed). Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 11

Performing Arts

Equus

Faust International Youth Theatre stages a drama about a psychiatrist who tries to understand what motivated a disturbed man to blind six horses one night. In English. Mar 31-Apr 2, 7.30pm, also Apr 2, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114

Death and the Maiden

HK Repertory Theatre's production of Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman's drama about a former political prisoner who was raped by her captors while music by Schubert was played in the background. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Until Apr 2, 7.45pm, also Apr 3, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Factory Queen

Pai Yeo Theatre's drama about a factory worker who wins a dance competition. In Cantonese. Mar 31, 8pm, Apr 1-2, 8pm, also Apr 2, 3pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3525 2999

Good Things Going

HK Repertory Theatre's drama about how growing up can be viewed as a negative process. In Cantonese. Until Apr 3, 7.45pm, also Apr 2-3, 2.45pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Oresteia

Wu Hoi-fai directs the Academy for Performing Arts' production of Aeschylus' trilogy of Greek tragedies revolving around the themes of justice, revenge and power. In Cantonese. Until Apr 2, 7.45pm, also Apr 2, 2.45pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

The Underpants

Chung Ying Theatre stages a farce about various men wanting to rent the only guestroom in the house of an unemployed civil servant owing to an episode involving his young wife and her underpants. In Cantonese. Apr 1-3, 7-9, 7.30pm, also Apr 3, 5, 9-10, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

Repin plays Brahms

Rossen Milanov conducts violinist Vadim Repin and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Brahms' Violin Concerto, Zhou Tian's The Palace of Nine Perfections and Dvorak's Nature, Life and Love. Apr 1-2, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$450 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Synchronising Berlin-Hong Kong

The HK New Music Ensemble (performing in Hong Kong) and German-Icelandic group Ensemble Adapter (performing in Berlin) link film and music via a high-speed internet line. Apr 1-2, 8pm, also Apr 2-3, 2am, Osage Atelier, 4/F Union Hing Yip Factory Building, 20 Hing Yip St, Kwun Tong, free, registration required. Inquiries: 6802 6458

The Swingle Singers

The British a cappella vocal group performs. Apr 1, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3755 7070

Bach's Easter Oratorio

Michael Ryan conducts soprano Rosaline Pi, counter-tenor Enico Luk, tenor Sam Lau, baritone Patrick Chan, bass Edmund Kwan, organist Wong Kin-yu, the HK Chamber Choir and the HK Soloists performing works by J.S. Bach. Apr 3, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

The Mariana Trench since 1960s

Tam Hung-man and Wong Man-ho direct Theatre Ronin's drama about a photographer and his memories of his ma jie (Chinese housemaids who customarily braided their hair and dressed in white blouses and black trousers). In Cantonese. Apr 4-7, 13-17, 8pm, Apr 9-10, 16-17, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 7101 2098

Good Music This Lunch

HK Sinfonietta violinist James Cuddeford, Joseph Vickers, Sophia Teng Yuk, cellist Chang Pei-chieh, violist Elvis Chan Tsz-shun and pianist Jacqueline Leung play works by Biber, Purcell and Dvorak. Apr 5, 12.45pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

The Divine Mrs Sheridan

Perilous Mouths Entertainment presents a one-woman musical drama about an 18th-century beauty/singing talent who is catapulted to the top of aristocratic English society after marrying writer Richard Brinsley Sheridan. In English. Apr 5, 9, 3pm, Apr 7, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220 (members HK$180) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Dance for Japan

More than 30 dancers including Yuh Egami, Jessica Burrows and Dominic Wong perform; proceeds go to help the victims of the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami. Apr 5, 7.30pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$1,000-HK$2,000. Inquiries: 9209 9189

The Rivals

Perilous Mouths Entertainment's musical version of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's satirical comedy of manners revolving around a man who disguises himself in order to woo a woman, only to belatedly discover that his father has arranged a marriage for him with the same woman. In English. Apr 5-6, 8-9, 7.30pm, Apr 7, 9pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220 (members HK$180) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Glee

Bethan Greaves conducts the Kassia Women's Choir performing music from the 20th Century Fox television show. Apr 5-6, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2575 3931

Konzert de Solidez

Solidez and City Singers perform works including Ross Edwards' Four Bagatelles for Oboe and Clarinet, and Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's I Could Have Danced All Night. Apr 5, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6077 8210

Sing Mozart Sing

Jan Willem de Vriend conducts Austrian soprano Mara Mastalir and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Rameau, Mozart and Beethoven. Apr 8-9, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

When Bossa Nova Meets Erhu

Erhu player Eric Lee, drummer Leonardo Susi, bassist/guitarist Tilho Pereira, pianist Jose Herrera Neuman and guzheng player Bo Jing perform works including Dream Lover. Apr 8, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; Apr 9, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; and Apr 10, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$180, HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2858 0122

Zhang Guoyong Conducts the HKCO

The Chinese maestro conducts erhu player Wang Guotong, flautist Wang Sibei and the HK Chinese Orchestra playing works such as Qian Zhaoxi's Seeking Dreams on West Lake and Chung Yiu-kwong's Whirling Dance. Apr 8-9, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Little Hong Kong Season 3

W Theatre's comedic take on contemporary social issues including parents who spoil their children and sky-high property prices. In Cantonese. Apr 8-10, 12-15, 8.15pm, also Apr 9-10, 3.15pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9267 2678

2011 Alfresco A Cappella

Qaiser, Orange, Un Momento and HKFYG HK Melody Makers and four other groups perform a cappella works. Apr 9, 3pm, Piazza C, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 3755 7070

Papa Mama, Thy Wind Blows Ever

HK Repertory Theatre's drama about two actors who are parents wondering what they can do for their children and younger generations in general. In Cantonese and Putonghua. Apr 9-10, 13-16, 18-22, 8pm, also Apr 10, 16, 3pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

HK Baptist University 55th Anniversary Annual Gala Concert

Johnny Poon conducts violinist Rachel Lee and the HKBU Symphony Orchestra playing works including R. Strauss' Dance of the Seven Veils (from Salome) and Gershwin's An American in Paris. Apr 10, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: mus@hkbu.edu.hk

The Cecilian Singers Easter Concert

The local chamber choir performs works including Pitoni's Cantate Domino and Billings' When Jesus Wept; proceeds go to aid the victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Apr 12, 7.30pm, Methodist International Church, 271 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai, HK$120. Inquiries: 6209 6775

Nicola Benedetti and Friends

The British violinist, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk play works by R. Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Apr 12, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290

Spellbound!

Theremin player Lydia Kavina and City Chamber Orchestra of HK pianist Evelyn Chang, oboeist Leanne Nicholls, violinists Gilbert Sak and Su Yan, violist Mike Chau and cellist Artem Konstantinov play works by Martinu, Rozsa, Appleton and Brahms. Apr 12, 8pm, Leo Lee Arts Centre Auditorium, Canadian International School of HK, 36 Nam Long Shan Rd, Aberdeen, HK$180; and Apr 13, 8pm, Studio 1, RTHK Radio 4, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong, free. Inquiries: 2864 2156

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