The Planner

PUBLISHED : Monday, 16 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 16 May, 2011, 12:00am



Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters

Ceramic tea-ware sets by 78 local potters. Today, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Museum of Tea Ware, HK Park, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Ends May 16

Gunter Grossholz and Wan Yuxi Oil Painting Exhibition

Collaborative works by the two painters who hail from different parts of the world. Today, 10am-7pm, Wan Fung Art Gallery, G/F, Cityplaza III, Taikoo Shing. Inquiries: 2736 9623. Ends today


Abstract paintings by Mexican artist Ricardo Mazal. Today-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Fri


Photographs of abstract imagery hidden within decaying and distressed walls by Norman de Brackinghe. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends May 28

Art That Blossoms

Paintings of abstract flowers by Japanese artist Frankie Cihi; 10 per cent of sales proceeds go to Save The Children Japan. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1132. Ends Jun 12

Through the Eyes of Lim Khim Katy

The Vietnamese painter's works inspired by working people. Daily, 10.30am-6.30pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 14 Sik On St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Jun 15

Through a Burmese Window

American Monica Denevan's black-and-white photographs of people and ancient ruins in Myanmar. Mon-Fri, 10am-1pm, pm-7pm, Sat, 11am-6pm, Tao Gallery, 13 Circular Pathway, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2805 1112. Ends Jul 2

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 (HK$10 on Wed). Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 11

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


G.E.M. Get Everybody Moving 2011

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

Woo Fung in Concert 2011

The veteran Canto-pop singer-actor in concert. May 16-17, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123

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 17, 7.45pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6715 4437

Kenny G Heart & Soul HK Live 2011

The American smooth jazz saxophonist performs. May 17, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$680, HK$980 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2323 2811

Ordained by Heaven

Not So Loud's adaptation of Qing dynasty playwright Li Yu's comedy about a wealthy but hideously ugly man who decides he needs a wife to keep his dynastic bloodline going. In English. May 18-21, 7.30pm, Discovery College Theatre, Discovery College, 38 Siena Avenue, Discovery Bay, HK$100. Inquiries: 6571 0962

The Park

Academy for Performing Arts puts on a postmodern drama which transposes themes and characters (including Oberon and Titania) from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to a contemporary setting. In Cantonese, English and Putonghua with English surtitles. May 18-21, 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$100 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

An Inspector Calls

Candice Moore directs the HK Players and HK Repertory Theatre's co-presentation of J.B. Priestley's drama about a smug, upper-middle-class family who are shaken to the core when a mysterious inspector exposes their part in the suicide of a working-class woman. In English with Chinese surtitles. May 18-21, 8pm, also May 21-22, 3pm, HKRep Black Box Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 8/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9852 2668

Memories of Japan Piano Concert

Japanese pianist Chihiro Arai gives a recital of works by Bach, Schumann, Ravel, Debussy and Liszt; proceeds go to children who lost their parents as a result of the March 11 earthquakes and tsunami that hit Japan. May 19, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9464 1941

Age of Aquarius

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's musical which explores the dream and struggle of the post-80s generation using Eason Chan Yik-shun's pop songs. In Cantonese. May 19-20, 8pm, May 21-22, 2.15pm, 5pm, also May 21, 8.30pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180, HK$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9236 0498

Woman - Appetites

Chan Kwun-fee Projects' trans-genre dance-theatre work about women's bodies and desires. May 19-21, 8pm, May 22, 5pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre Black Box Theatre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6233 2971

Medium: Interacting Sights Sounds and Senses

Switzerland's Ricardo Da Silva and ..., Japan's 23N! and Hong Kong's KWC present an interactive, multi-media electronics show. May 20, 8pm, Osage Open, 4/F Union Hing Yip Factory Building, 20 Hing Yip St, Kwun Tong, HK$120. Inquiries: 2793 4817

Mr Diva's Masterclass

Pichead Amornsomboon stars in Pichead On Stage's one-man cabaret-style musical about an acting class conducted by a drama queen. In Cantonese. May 20-21, 8pm, May 21-22, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9661 7573

Perry's Symphonie Fantastique

Perry So conducts mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Fung Lam's Unlocking, Ravel's Sheherazade and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. May 20-21, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

The Caged Beast

Green Splash Productions' drama that looks at the dark sides of four trapped miners. In Cantonese. May 20-22, 8pm, also May 21-22, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$170 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9832 6816

The Four Seasons

Luke Dollman conducts violinist James Cuddeford and the HK Sinfonietta playing Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Beethoven's Symphony No 6 in F, Pastorale. May 20, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Travelling On Sun-Monday

Black Bird Theatre's drama about an elderly woman who returns to her hometown and a young woman searching for her boyfriend who has gone missing. In Cantonese. May 20-22, 8pm, also May 21, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5100 2254

Mayday - Just Rock It!!!

The Taiwanese rockers in concert. May 20-23, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2715 3850


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


Omnimax show chronicling a May 2009 space mission to maintain and upgrade the US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Hubble Space Telescope that has played a major role in unveiling the mysteries of the universe since its launch two decades ago. English shows Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm. Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Aug 31

Legends of Flight

Omnimax film focusing on aircraft designs from different eras that features fotage of a flight test of a Boeing 787 with a chief test pilot. English shows Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English, Japanese, French and Spanish 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 Oct 31