The Planner

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 12:00am



Rorschach Walls: Making the Real into Abstract to Probe the Mind

Australian Mark Aldred's close-up photographs of old walls that function like the famous Rorschach inkblots used by psychologists to look into the subconscious mind. Today-Fri, 9am-6pm, Sat, 9am-1pm, Laurence Lai Gallery, Shop 43, L2 Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Rd, The Peak. Inquiries: 2191 2097. Ends Sat

Hong Kong Master of Ink Art

Ink paintings from 1963 to 1971 by Lui Shou-kwan. Today-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2849 6173. Ends Sat

White Lines

Jonathan Thomson's new media works employing electroluminescent (EL) wire to celebrate light as the source of sight and beauty. Tue-Fri, 4pm-7pm, Sat, 10am-7pm, Korkos Gallery, 3 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 9451 1097. Ends May 7

Urban Mind

Paintings by Germany's Ann-Kathrin Nikolov, Frenchman Zalez Z and Hongkongers Emily Lau and Fiona Ho. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Mischmasch Gallery, Unit A, 18/F Shing Hing Commercial Building, 21-27 Wing Kut St, Central. Inquiries: 3165 8017. Ends May 14

From Common to Uncommon - the Legend of Ha Bik-chuen

Eighty-two prints, sculptures, mixed media and other works by the late artist (1925-2009). Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Tue, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jul 17

Performing Arts

Beethoven Complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Renaud Capucon & Frank Braley

Violinist Capu?on and pianist Braley play Beethoven sonatas. A Le French May event. Apr 27, 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3752 9984

MicroSex Office 3.0 Version

PIP Theatre's comedy about the role of gender in the workplace. In Cantonese. Apr 27-May 1, 7.30pm, also Apr 30-May 1, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$165-HK$285 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004


Kearen Pang Production's drama about the challenges two women face. In Cantonese. Apr 27-May 1, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$210-HK$330 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 6438 2557

The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead

Panther Productions' dramedy about a housewife whose life is shattered by an adulterous husband, a meddlesome neighbour and a dropped ice-cream cone. In English. Apr 27-30, 8pm, also Apr 30, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180 (members HK$150) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Fruits of Passion

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's drama about a female torture victim who takes revenge on her father who sold her to the Japanese occupiers when she was young. In Cantonese. Apr 27, 8.15pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

Tuesdays with Morrie

Chung Ying Theatre's stage version of Mitch Albom's book about the 14 Tuesdays he spends with his dying professor. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Apr 28-30, 8pm, also Apr 30-May 1, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$200-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9800

Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century Tour

Canto-pop singer-actor Jacky Cheung Hok-yau in concert. April 28-30-May 2, 6-8, 9-10, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2866 8262

Move Over Mrs Markham

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre presents a comedy about the chaos that ensues after a young couple lend their house to their best friends for affairs. In Cantonese. Apr 28-29, May 4-5, 8.15pm, Apr 30-May 2, 8.30pm, also 5pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$140-HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

Yeung Ming Cantonese Opera Troupe

Lau Wai-ming, Wan Fai-yin, Man Po-sum and other members of the Cantonese opera troupe perform: The Recovery of the Golden Hairpin, Apr 29, 7.30pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$240; Farewell at the Cavern, May 1, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Road, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$280; and The Petition of Guizhi, May 7, 7.30pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325


Theatre Space's adaptation of Dan Goggin's musical comedy about five nuns who stage a variety show to raise funds for the burial of 52 members of their community who have been accidentally poisoned by their soup. In Cantonese. Apr 29-30, May 3-7, 7.45pm, May 1, 8, 2.45pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2540 1011

HK Handbell Festival 2011 - Active Miles!

Joyce Lo and Helen Lam conduct the HK Youth Handbell Ensemble performing works including Chanukah, Chanukah and Carillon. Apr 29, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9450 6442

Hommage au Ma?tre

French oboist Maurice Bourgue, pianist Colleen Lee and the HK Wind Kamerata play works by Caplet, Poulenc, Francaix, Solo Theatre and Gounod. A Le French May programme. Apr 29, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries:

Min Lee plays Sibelius

Hannu Lintu conducts the Singaporean violinist and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Lindberg, Sibelius, Falla and Ravel. Apr 29-30, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Tap Building

R&T (Rhythm and Tempo) perform a tap dance show in which dancers use their feet to tell the story of accidental travellers from various parts of the world meeting and sharing experiences at a guest house. Apr 29-May 1, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9605 5315

The Gin Game

Weigo Lee directs the HK Repertory Theatre's presentation of D.L. Coburn's tragicomedy about two nursing-home residents who engage in lengthy reminiscences about their families and lives over games of gin rummy. In Cantonese. Apr 29-30, May 3-7, 8pm, also May 1, 3pm, HK Rep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Waa Wei's Concert

Taiwanese Mando-pop singer-songwriter Waa Wei Ru-xuan performs. Apr 29, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$280, HK$330 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9179 4684


Arabia: In Search of the Golden Ages

Omnimax show about the Arabian Peninsula - home to millennia-old civilisations that have thrived in some of the world's harshest conditions. English shows Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Sat

We are Astronomers

Sky show introducing the latest methods used by astronomers to explore the universe. English shows Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30