The Planner

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 12:00am



Who Fights Fair? And the Evolution

Yang Shewei's ink-and-rice paper works depict internal struggles caused by learning tough life lessons. Today, 11am-7pm, Sun, 2pm-6pm, Karin Weber Gallery, G/F, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends today

Warriors Worry

Jimmy Lam (aka R*ice)'s multimedia art works about the dark side of war in the form of silent warrior figures. Daily, noon-10pm, K11 L107 Art Space, 18 Hanoi Rd, TST. Inquiries: 3110 5769. Ends Sat

Works in China - Part 1 Design Art

Hong Kong-based British designer Michael Young's works showcase his vision of design as industrial art. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, The Space, 210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2361 1210. Ends Jul 17

Miquel Barcelo

Recent paintings, ceramics and sculptures 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

Autumn Floods

Dream-like and uninhabited autumn landscapes by painter Jiwye To inspired by Zhuangzi's Autumn Floods essay. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, YY9 Gallery, G/F, 83-85 Sing Woo Rd, Happy Valley. Ends Jul 30

Arrangement of Shapes and Spaces

Ka Lun's works, including 15 silkscreen works on paper, convey introspective moods through the precise meeting of darkness and light. Tue-Sat, noon-7pm, Fabrik Gallery, Rm 412, 4/F Yip Fung Building, 2-18 D'Aguilar St, Central; and daily, 10am-9pm, 3/F The Landmark, 15 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 4911. Ends Jul 31

Falling Light

Gallery reopening exhibition featuring interactive installation works by artists including Hongkongers Teddy Lo, Ellen Pau, Samson Young and British artist Troika. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, I/O (Input/Output), 28 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Aug 6

Artists for All Seasons

Group show of works by artists including still-life photographer John Stewart, local painter Castaly Leung Ching-man and Chinese painters David Wu and Huang Kai. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Galerie Huit, 8 St Francis St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2520 0281. Ends Aug 8

New Day Street + Treasure Hill: Selected Works 2008 - 2011 by Yeh Wei-li

Selected works from two community projects by the photography-based artist that explore the concepts of 'art or trash' by juxtaposing them in a hierarchical relationship with antiquity. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart Square, 2/F, Mai On Building, 19 Kung Yip St, Kwai Chung. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Aug 20

Summer Interlude

Rotational exhibition of works ranging from contemporary Chinese Neo-Realism to Avant Garde. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery (Main Gallery), 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2869 8802. Ends Aug 29

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Exhibition of more than 200 objects and documents that serve as an introduction to the influential physicist's life and times. Mon-Wed, Fri, 1pm-9pm, Sat-Sun, 10am-9pm, closed Thu, HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East, HK$30. Inquiries: 2732 3232. Ends Aug 31

Performing Arts

Choral Jazz Gala

Tim Brimmer, Paulina Wong and Allison So conduct Jordan Jazz, Beech Grove High School Sensations and a 600-strong choir formed by local school choirs performing works such as Fly Me to the Moonlight and We Are the World. Jul 12, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$80-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1650

Summer Nights

Soprano Jane Yang, mezzo soprano Sun Yuanyuan and pianist Ariele Zanini perform works by Faure, Debussy, Duparc and Berlioz; violinists Gallant Ho and Christine Wong, violist Cass Ho Ka-wah and cellist Dora Lam also play. Jul 12, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9778 0870

2011 Show Lo Encore World Live Tour - Hong Kong Station

Taiwanese Mando-pop singer Show Luo Zhi-xiang in concert. Jul 12, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2996 3988


Denmark's Meridiano Teatret's multimedia puppet show looking at the mysterious creation of the universe. In Cantonese: Jul 13-15, 7.30pm, also Jul 16-17, 5pm, Jul 17, 2.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; and Jul 19, 7.30pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. In English: Jul 16, 2.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; and Jul 18, 7.30pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Saxophone Kaleidoscope

Saxophonists Thomas Liley, Julia Nolan, Kenneth Tse, the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet and pianist Yvonne Lai perform works such as Yang Xiaozhong's Floating Backdrop and Piazzolla's Adios Nonino. Jul 13, 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180, HK$230 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9199 7469


The Drama Society of the University of HK's play about confronting one's greed, desire and dark side. In Cantonese. Jul 13-15, 7.30pm, Jul 15, 2.30pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$75 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9347 1252

Broadway vs Operas

Sopranos Rita Lam and Pansy Lai, tenors Hero Chung and Raymond Chung, mezzo soprano Shirley C. Bolen, baritone Daniel Lam and pianists Emas Au and Cynthia Chan perform works from Broadway musicals such as Les Miserables and operas such as Puccini's Turandot and Verdi's Rigolleto. Jul 13, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9276 0246

Mass Participatory Musicking Gala

Richard Tsang conducts a 600-strong mass choir made up of overseas and local school choirs, and local musicians performing works such as Aenon Loo's Christmas Night in the Dark, There was a Rainbow and Clarence Mak's Number Our Days. Jul 13, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$80-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1650

Cheuk Wan-chi - One Night Stand

The radio DJ-writer-actress (aka G.C. Goo Bi) performs stand-up comedy. In Cantonese. Jul 13-17, 8.15pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2339 4845

Flute Recital: Levin Chan

Flautist Chan plays works by Blavet, Dutilleux, Takemitsu, Doppler and Faure; pianist Mark Hui accompanies. Jul 14, 7pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

Parken & Nikolais Celebration

The Netherlands' Introdans Ensemble for Youth perform dance works about a prince who travels to a magical park where all kinds of bizarre scenes ensue and a celebratory dance feast features dancers clad in gigantic rubber suits. Jul 14-15, 7.30pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Ancient Secrets of Light

Sand-painting artist Hoi Chiu and Bharata Natyam dancer Oxana Banshikova perform in All Theatre Art Association and Cosmic Dance's multimedia theatre show enlisting the wisdom of Chinese Taoism and Indian Vedanta to find balance within chaos. Jul 14-16, 8pm, also Jul 16, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150 (members HK$120) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Girlittlehouse - We Are Together

Girlittlehouse, Smallmslam and Free Hand Concept present a drama about the many first experiences of two women. In Cantonese. July 14-17, 8pm, also Jul 16-17, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2858 4015

Left is Right

Patrick Choy directs 105 Drama Society's comedy about people's indifference towards rapid social changes. In Cantonese. Jul 14-17, 8pm, also Jul 16-17, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquires: 9032 2913

Queer Show

Alvin Wong Chi Lung directs W Theatre's production of his comedy about a gay man and his life in Hong Kong. Starring Joey Leung Cho-yiu. In Cantonese. Jul 14-17, 19-24, 8pm, also Jul 16-17, 23-24, 3pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220-HK$340 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9267 2678

Plastic Fantastic

Ukraine's Mimirichi Clowns & Pantomime Theatre's physical comedy show featuring mime performances and plastic bags galore. Jul 15-16, 7.30pm, also Jul 16, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$100-HK$200; and Jul 17, 5pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Conductors' Festival of Hong Kong 2011 - Tang Muhai

Tang Muhai conducts cellist Gao Xuewen, suona player Guo Yazhi and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing Joshua Chan's The Tiny Shan Pui River, Zhang Haofu's Damo-Changhe, Chen Qigang's Reflet II d'un Temps Disparu and Guo Wenjing's Jino Dance and Sacrifice-Torches-Potent Liquors (from Melodies of West Yunnan). Jul 15-16, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Contemporary Dance Showcase - Asian-Male Episode 2

E-Side Dance Company perform dances choreographed by Daniel Yeung Chun-kwong, Kim Hyoung-nam, Kim Sung-yong, Liu Bin, Yuh Egami and Minoru Harata. Jul 15-16, 8pm, also Jul 16, 4pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

The Skin of our Teeth

The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection's adaptation of American writer Thornton Wilder's drama-comedy about a family who have learned to persevere and even thrive through a number of crises. In Cantonese. Jul 15-16, 8pm, also Jul 17, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$100, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716


Philippine Film Festival - CinePHILe: For the Love of Movies

The Philippine Consulate General and the Film Development Council of the Philippines present a programme of Filipino films, including the following film. Until Jul 17. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2823 8534


Musical set in a fictitious Middle Eastern emirate about a Filipina woman who goes abroad to work and becomes the nanny of the Sheik's eldest son. In Filipino (Ilokano) with English subtitles. Jul 13, 8pm, Jul 17, 3.30pm, HK Arts Centre.