Arts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 30 June, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 30 June, 2011, 12:00am
 

Exhibitions

Rotational Spring Exhibition

Works by Australian sculptors Clare Belfrage, Fiona Murphy and Rae Bolotin, and painter Richard Besley. Today, by appointment, Gaffer, Unit 6-8, 17/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends today

Aura of Disappearance

Ten ash paintings and two ash army sculptures by Chinese artist Zhang Huan. Today, 11am-7pm, Edouard Malingue Gallery, 1/F, 8 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2810 0317. Ends today

China - Within and Abroad

So Hing-keung's photographs showing people's views of China both within the country and elsewhere. Today, 10am-noon, 3pm-5.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1511. Ends today

Go with the Flow

Frenchwoman Antoinette Rozan's sculptures communicate messages about the essence of life. Today, 8am-9pm, Linkbridge, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends today

The Story of Emptiness

Xu Lei's paintings of animals and objects within stage-like virtual spaces. A Le French May programme. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, 20 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 6190 1552. Ends today

Calligraphic Art Exhibition of Uncle Szeto Wah

Twenty calligraphic works created between 1993 and 2007 by the late Szeto Wah (1931-2011). Today, noon-8pm, Most Gallery, Shop 12A, L7 Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9802 9440. Ends today

From Seeing to Reading

Benjamin Hao Lap-yan's works contain markings made from objects such as rocks and old beach houses. Today, noon-8pm, Artist Commune, Unit 12, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 9033 2716. Ends today

All Under Heaven

Photographer Olaf Mueller's digitally worked photographs of the spectacular scenery of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Jul 9

Breathing Hong Kong Photo Exhibition

Works by participants of the Through Our Eyes 2010 photography education programme show what's going on around us in Hong Kong. Daily (until Jul 13), 10am-8pm, Jul 14, 10am-4pm, Pao Galleries, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2232 0087. Ends Jul 14

Let's Get Real!

Paintings in the realist style by Liu Changwen, Yu Ajun and Li Xiaoming. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends Jul 22

Miquel Barcelo

Recent works by the Spanish artist. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts HK, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Jul 29

Gallery Artists Group Exhibition

Group show of works by Chinese photographers Jiang Pengyi, Cui Xiuwen, Maleonn and Miao Xiaochun. Opens today. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Blindspot Gallery, 24-26A, Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2517 6238. Ends Aug 13

Tibetan Post-Modern Fine Art

Works by artists including Bianba, Han Shuli, Bama Zhaxi and Ang Sang. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Galerie La Vong, 13/F One Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends Aug 31

A Close Encounter with Warhola

Original silkscreen pieces and pre-pop art works by Andy Warhol (aka Andrew Warhola Jnr). Daily, 10am-10pm, Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2735 5234. Ends Aug 31

Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980-2010

Works by 36 groups of British artists such as the 'Young British Artists' group that includes Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas and Gillian Wearing. Opens today. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun (and public holidays), 10am-7pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Oct 9

Performing Arts

Guangdong Chiu Chow Opera Theatre Number One Troupe and Hong Kong Sun Hon Kwong Chiu Chow Opera Troupe

The Chinese opera troupes perform: The Patriotic Lady Chai, Jun 30, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$100-HK$180; and Filing a Prosecution Against Her Husband, Jul 1, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Both shows: in Chiu Chow dialect with Chinese and English surtitles. Inquiries: 2268 7325

A Hollow Room

HK Repertory Theatre stages a suspense drama about a troubled man who enters a room in his office nobody dares to visit because terrible things have occurred there in the past. In Cantonese. Jun 30, Jul 1-2, 8-10, 8pm, also Jul 2-3, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 8/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Mak Kit-man Concert 2011

Veteran Canto-pop singer Connie Mak Kit-man performs. Jun 30, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquires: 2780 0077

Spotlight on Young Musicians Series 1: Music Beyond Traditions

Four groups of young Hong Kong musicians play works including Marais' The Vortex and Alfred Wong's Cicada. Jun 30, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8950

Sylvia

Kearen Pang Production's adaptation of A.R. Gurney's play about a man who adopts a stray dog despite fierce opposition from his wife. In Cantonese. Jun 30, Jul 1-3, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240, HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6438 2557

Symphonic Concert in Celebration of the 14th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR

The Military Band of the People's Liberation Army, the HK Police Band, the Military Band of the People's Liberation Army HK Garrison and the HK Association of Choral Societies perform works including Ode to Mark the Return of Hong Kong to China, Below the Lion Rock and Mamma Mia! Jun 30-Jul 1, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$60, HK$100 Urbtix. The ensembles also give an outdoor performance, Jul 2, 4pm, Piazza Area C, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2268 7321

The Real Thing

Dayo Wong Chi-wah stars in Capital Right's presentation of an adaptation of Tom Stoppard's play about the relationship between a middle-aged playwright and an actress who is part of a committee to free a Scottish soldier imprisoned for burning a memorial wreath during a protest. In Cantonese. Until Jul 10, 8pm, also Jul 1-3, 9-10, 3pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220-HK$420 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau presents a production of Dario Fo's satirical play based on the self-reduction movement whereby people would take what they want and only pay what they could afford. In English. Until Jul 2, 8pm, also Jul 1-3, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 8837

ZE:A Asia Tour 2011 in Hong Kong

The K-pop boy band perform. Jun 30, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$580, HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: starempire.co.kr

Rock on Asia 2011 featuring Inoran

Luna Sea vocalist-guitarist Kiyonobu Inoue headlines a mainland-Hong Kong-Japan rock band showcase. Jul 1, 5pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$290, HK$590 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8100 0138

No Exit

Chinese University of HK's New Asia Drama Club's drama about three people who die and then find themselves confined to a room with each other for company for eternity. In Cantonese. Jul 1-2, 7.45pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$65 (members HK$50) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

De Waart's Pathetique

Edo de Waart conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing three works by Tchaikovsky. Jul 1-2, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140- HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Live 2011 World Tour

The Australian pop singer in concert. Jul 1, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, HK$480-HK$1,580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2853 7643

Pipe Organ Recital by Giampaolo Di Rosa

The Italian organist plays works by himself, Liszt, Widor and Lebegue, and improvised pieces. Jul 2, 5pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Jin Liansheng Gaojia Opera Troupe of Xiamen City

The Gaojia opera troupe performs: Wu Zetian: Usurper to the Tang Throne, a historical play about Wu Zetian who became the only female emperor in Chinese history, Jul 2; and opera excerpts including Meeting at the Cave Dwelling (from How a Dead Cat Was Substituted for a New-born Prince) and Lady Zhaojun Going Beyond the Great Wall, Jul 3. Both shows: in regional dialect with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

MR. Everyone Concert 2: People Sing for People

Canto-rock group MR. perform. Jul 3-4, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2989 9239

Good Music This Lunch

Flautist Akiyo Uesugi, violinists Matama Takahashi, Tsai Loo and Ambrose Lui, and other HK Sinfonietta members perform works by Reger and Mendelssohn. Jul 5, 12.45pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Song without Words

Trombonist Raymond Lam gives a recital of works including Nick Woud's Serenade for Bass Trombone and Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer; Ben Pelletier, Lau Yan-yan, Jelly Chan Wing-sze and Denson Paul Pollard, and pianist Yvonne Lai also play. Jul 5, 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

Beautiful Sounds

Sun Yongzhi conducts the Folk Music Ensemble of the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works including Xie Peng's Ling Long and Yu Xunfa's Happy Tidings Fill Our Hearts with Joy. Jul 5, 8pm, HKCO Rehearsal Hall, 7/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Asia Noh Theatre Tour: Takasago and Pagoda

Oshima Noh Theatre and Theatre Nohgaku present a production of Zeami's classical noh and British playwright Jannette Cheong's contemporary English noh with music by Richard Emmert. In Japanese (Takasago) and English (Pagoda). Jul 6, 7.45pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

Barefoot in the Park

Loft Stage adapts Neil Simon's romantic comedy about the chaotic life of a newlywed couple. In Cantonese. Jul 6-10, 8pm, also Jul 9, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$220, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5216

Shakespeare's Will

Twice as Good Productions present Vern Thiessen's drama about Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway (Suzy Sampson). In English. Jul 6-9, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180 (HK$150 for members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

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