The Planner

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 May, 2011, 12:00am



Figures in a Landscape

Paintings and photographs by three generations of artists including Cecily Brown, Jeff Koons and Richard Phillips. Today, 10am-6pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Ends today

Impressionism to Modern Art

Works by painters Camille Pissarro (1803-1930), Rene Magritte (1898-1967), Marc Chagall (1887-1985) and other artists. Today, 11am-7pm, Edouard Malingue Gallery, 1/F 8 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2810 0317. Ends today

Urban Mind

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

Night is Imminent

Maya Hewitt's paintings utilise symbolic narrative to explore reality and fiction. Today, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends today

Mughal Jewels

Mughal empire jewellery, including a group with navartana stones (holy stones that each represent a planet and a moon). Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-5pm, Altfield Gallery, 248 Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2537 6370. Ends May 20

Act - Live - The HK International

Poster Triennial 2010Poster designs from across the world, shortlisted by judges from Hong

Kong, Japan, Israel, France and the Netherlands. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free today-tomorrow and on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends May 23


Australian Paul Davies' paintings consider the impact modernist architecture has had on his homeland. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, The Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Jun 4

Performing Arts

Pipe Organ Recital by Shin Dong-ill

Organist Shin gives a recital of works by composers such as J.S. Bach, Franck and Vierne. May 14, 2pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Riverdance: The Farewell Tour

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises and Abhann Productions present a showcase of Irish music, song and dance. May 14-15, 2pm, also May 14, 8pm, May 15, 7pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$350-HK$950 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

Le Dieu du Carnage

HK Repertory Theatre stages a comedy about two couples who cross paths and argue after their sons have a fight. A Le French May programme. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. May 14, 2.45pm, also May 14-15, 7.45pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

40 Weeks of My Pregnancy

Heiquan Theatre's production telling the story of a woman's pregnancy by way of a male mime's interpretive performance. Starring and directed by Chiu Kin-tong. May 14-15, 3pm, also May 14, 8pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Big City Little Store

Edmond Kok Wai-ho directs and stars in Professional Clowns' Club's play based on a true story about the Tai Shing Convenience Store and the family who operated it. In Cantonese. May 14-15, 3pm, also May 14, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9032 2913

Shall We Go to Mars

Whole Theatre's production of Cancer Chong Mui-ngam's drama about a grumpy old man suffering from terminal cancer who dreams about journeying to the red planet. In Cantonese. May 14-15, 3pm, also 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$230, HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989

These Childish Things

Theatre Noir presents Raymond Cousse's one-man storytelling/role-playing/mime show about a pair of best friends who do everything together until one of them falls gravely ill one day, leaving the other devastated. Starring Ronald Lam. In Cantonese. May 14, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 7118

Time Out?! Time's Up!

HK FM Theatre Power's drama revolving around the lone person who remembers a reunion promise made when young that others have forgotten. In Cantonese. May 14-15, 3pm, also 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3599 9755

Ladies Who Lunch

Katterwall Youth Music Theatre performs some of American composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's songs about women such as Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George. May 14, 6pm, Skylark Lounge, 1/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham St, Central, HK$100. Inquiries: 2575 3931

The Good Person of Szechwan

Actors' Family's musical adaptation of German playwright Bertolt Brecht's story about the troubles a good-hearted but penniless person encounters in a downtrodden village. In Cantonese. May 14-17, 7.45pm, also May 15, 2.45pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6715 4437

And Then There Were None

Class 7A Drama Group's stage adaptation of crime writer Agatha Christie's detective novel about 10 people, previously complicit in the deaths of others but have escaped notice or punishment, who are tricked into going to an island where mysterious murders take place. In Cantonese. May 14, 8pm, May 15, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$140; and May 21, 8pm, May 22, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Boxe Boxe

Kaefig Dance Company performs a modern dance work that combines street dance, boxing and martial-arts moves. A Le French May programme. Until May 14, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$650 Urbtix. Inquiries:


We Draman Group's play exploring a young generation's identity crisis. In Cantonese. Until May 14, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 7118

Chen Zuohuang Conducts the HKCO

The Chinese maestro conducts violinist Li Chuanyun, erhu player Liu Yang, percussionist Wang Dong and the HK Chinese Orchestra playing works including Li Minxiong's Flying Dragon and Leaping Tiger and Tan Dun's Yellow Earth. May 14, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Dvorak's Cello Concerto

Dmitri Jurowski conducts Argentinean cellist Sol Gabetta and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Dvor?k's Cello Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 15. May 14, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030


All for One and One for All: Union Film

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents the complete retrospective of Union Film's catalogue of titles, including the following film. Until Jun 26. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900

Parents' Hearts

Drama about a modern family, albeit one headed by an unemployed Cantonese opera performer struggling to provide a better future for his children. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. May 14, 2pm, Film Archive.

The Met: Live in HD in Hong Kong

Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia presents a programme of 11 operas performed by the Metropolitan Opera of New York, including the following one. Until Jul 10. Wellcome Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts' Bethanie Campus, 139 Pok Fu Lam Rd, Pok Fu Lam, HK$170 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2880 9900

Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor

Film of the Metropolitan Opera's production of Gaetano Donizetti's tragic opera about an emotionally fragile woman caught in a feud between her own family and that of her lover's. In Italian with English subtitles. May 14-15, 6.30pm, also May 15, 1pm, Wellcome Theatre.

From Novel to Film 2 - Critics' Choice 2011

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of six film adaptations of novels, including the following film. 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$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900

The Conformist

Drama about socially-alienated Italian man who turns into a fascist flunky and goes to Paris to assassinate his former university professor. In Italian and French with Chinese and English subtitles. May 14, 7.30pm, Space Museum, May 21, 8pm, also May 28, 2.30pm, Film Archive.


G.E.M. Get Everybody Moving 2011

Canto-pop singer Gloria Tang Chi-kei performs. May 14-16, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3154 9872

Ava Vidal

The British stand-up comedian performs. In English. Until May 14, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; May 17, 8.30pm, Hemingway's By the Bay, Shop G09, G/F, D-Deck, Discovery Bay, HK$320. Inquiries: 9481 2081

Norman Jay

The British DJ spins house music. May 14, 9pm, Drop, B/F On Lok Mansion, 39-43 Hollywood Rd, Central, HK$100 (before 2am), HK$200 (after 2am), includes one drink. Free for members. Inquires: 2543 8856

Rustic in HK

The Beijing-based punk trio performs; rockers the David Bowie Knives and funk rockers Gong Wu open. May 14, 10.30pm, Backstage, 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington St, Central, HK$100 (advance), HK$120 (door), includes one drink. Inquiries: