80: AVA Graduation Exhibition 2011
Works by 80 graduates of HK Baptist University's Academy of Visual Arts. Today, 10am-8pm, Academy of Visual Arts, HK Baptist University, Kai Tak Campus, 51 Kwun Tong Rd, Kowloon. Inquiries: 3411 7828. Ends today
Jimmy Lam (aka R*ice)'s multimedia art works about the dark side of war in the form of silent warrior figures. Today, noon-10pm, K11 L107 Art Space, 18 Hanoi Rd, TST. Inquiries: 3110 5769. Ends today
Watercolour Exhibition of Leung Yun-charm
The local artist's large-scale watercolour paintings of Beijing hutong scenes and old Hong Kong stores. Opening reception today, 3pm. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Wan Fung Art Gallery, G/F Cityplaza III, Taikoo Shing. Inquiries: 2736 9623. Ends Jul 29
Hong Kong Masters in Painting
Chinese ink paintings, calligraphic works and oil paintings by Ding Yangyong, Hon Chi-fun, Lui Shou-kwan and Wucius Wong. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends Jul 30
Felix Bacolor, Yan Shan-chun, Wah Nu, Tozer Pak and Shirley Tse utilise photography, video, painting, and sculptural objects to trace and magnify the line between performing states and moments in everyday life. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Osage Soho, Shop 1, LG/F, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Aug 14
Bringing Books Alive! Feng Zikai's Chinese Children's Picture Book Award Touring Exhibition
Exhibition covering author Feng's life and career featuring his original sketches and 3-D mock-up displays of scenes from his books. Opens today. Today, Wed, 1pm-7pm, Mon-Tue, Fri-other Sat, Sun, 10am-7pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 2660. Ends Aug 15
Eminent Figures in the Modern History of China
Exhibition showcasing the childhood stories of Sun Yat-sen, Hua Luogeng, Mei Lanfang and other distinguished figures. Opens today. Today, Wed, 1pm-7pm, Mon-Tue, Fri-other Sat, Sun, 10am-7pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 2660. Ends Aug 15
Legacy and Creations
Exhibition of ink art and cross-media works, with one section providing examples of the ink painting tradition in Hong Kong and another showing the impact of global culture on contemporary local art. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Aug 28
Denmark's Meridiano Teatret's multimedia puppet show looking at the mysterious creation of the universe. 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.In Cantonese: 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, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044
HK International Band Fair 2011
The Diocesan Girls' School Band and P.L.K. No 1 W.H. Cheung College Symphonic Band play, Jul 16, 2.30pm; HK Youth Saxophone Choir, Diocesan Wind Orchestra, Citywinds Ensemble and one other musical ensemble perform, Jul 16, 7.30pm; HK Cantabile Winds, Galaxy Wind Ensemble, HK Winds Performing Art Association Symphonic Band, and Munsang College & Brass de Bravissimo play, Jul 17, 2.30pm; and the HK Chamber Wind Philharmonia, The School Band of Alliance Primary School (Kowloon Tong) and the HKIBF 2011 Youth Band perform, Jul 17 7.30pm, Academic Community Hall, HK Baptist University, 224 Waterloo Rd, Kowloon Tong. All concerts: HK$60 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2386 0662
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 16, 3pm, also 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150 (members HK$120) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251
Actors' Square performs an adaptation of French playwright Marc Camoletti's farce about a man, with three flight attendants fiancees, who has to juggle his schedule when a typhoon strikes. In Cantonese. Jul 16-17, 3pm, also Jul 16, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9120 3032
Girlittlehouse - We Are Together
Girlittlehouse, Smallmslam and Free Hand Concept present a drama about the many first experiences of two women. In Cantonese. Jul 16-17, 3pm, also 8pm, 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 16-17, 3pm, also 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9032 2913
Ukraine's Mimirichi Clowns & Pantomime Theatre's physical comedy show featuring mime performances and plastic bags galore. Jul 16, 3pm, also 7.30pm, 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
Contemporary Dance Showcase - Asian-Male Episode 2
E-Side Dance Company performs dances by choreographers including Daniel Yeung Chun-kwong, Kim Hyoung-nam, Kim Sung-yong and Liu Bin. Jul 16, 4pm, also 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351
A Good Revolution
On and On Theatre Workshop's drama about the revolution against counterfeits and the search for truth. In Cantonese. Jul 16-17, 8pm, also Jul 17, 3pm, Unit 7, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$120 onandon.org.hk. Inquiries: 2503 1630
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 16, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600
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 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
Cheuk Wan-chi - One Night Stand
The radio DJ-writer-actress (aka G.C. Goo Bi) performs stand-up comedy. In Cantonese. Until Jul 17, 8.15pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2339 4845
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 five. Until Jul 17. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2823 8534
The Red Shoes
Drama revolving around a mother and son pair who both seem stuck to their pasts after losing the loves of their lives. In Filipino with English subtitles. Jul 16, 11am, HK Arts Centre.
Dan Villegas' coming-of-age drama centring on a young city boy in the first throes of love who witnesses the decadence revealing itself at a rural village's harvest festival. In Filipino with English subtitles. Jul 16, 1.30pm, Jul 17, 6.30pm, HK Arts Centre.
Drama about a filmmaker who decides to makes a series of videos about himself, his community and the beauty of life. In Filipino with English subtitles. Jul 16, 3.30pm, Jul 17, 8.30pm, HK Arts Centre.
Ian Lorenos' drama revolving around three interconnected stories involving a Filipino-Chinese man preparing to permanently leave the Philippines to reunite with his family in the US, a married man and his nomadic travel agent mistress, and a neglected wife who has just moved into a new apartment with her husband. In Filipino with English subtitles. Jul 16, 5.30pm, HK Arts Centre.
Drama centring on an illiterate Filipino man who, together with his nine-year-old daughter, illegally cross the Philippine-Malaysian border to search for his wife in the East Malaysian state of Sabah. In Filipino (Badjao) with English subtitles. Jul 16, 8.30pm, Jul 17, 11am, HK Arts Centre.
International Children's Film Carnival
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of 10 feature films and 15 short films from different parts of the world, including the following two feature films. Until Aug 14. 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$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900
Noemie, The Secret
Drama about a young girl who hunts for treasure she believes is hidden in her upstairs neighbour's apartment. In French with Chinese and English subtitles. Jul 16, 2.30pm, Film Archive, Jul 31, 7.30pm, Science Museum, Aug 6, 8pm, Space Museum.
Here Comes Lola
Drama about a nine-year-old girl with a strong imagination but who could do with having a real friend. In German with Chinese and English subtitles. Jul 16, 5pm, Film Archive, Jul 24, 7.30pm, Space Museum.
The Asia Society presents the following programme of five films that collectively reflect the diversity of Asia, including the following one. Until Jul 31. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$65 (Asia Society members HK$50) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2103 9508
Memories in March
Drama about a bereaved mother who discovers through her newly deceased son's coworkers and friends that he lived his life in a way she had not previously known about. In Hindi and English with English subtitles. Jul 16, 4pm, Jul 29, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema.
Four Characters: A Tribute to Lee Hong-kum, Helena Law Lan, Lui Ming and Wang Lai
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of 16 films showcasing four character actors, including the following film. Until Sept 13. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900
The Childless Wife
Helena Law Lan stars in this melodrama revolving around the daughter of a wealthy family locked in a loveless marriage who knows and goes about tormenting her husband's true love. In Cantonese. Jul 16, Aug 20, 7pm, Film Archive.