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Arts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 July, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 28 July, 2011, 12:00am

Exhibitions

New Works by Li Shurui

The Chinese female painter's works attempt to reproduce the blinding sensation that the eye experiences when looking directly at bright lights. Today, 10.30am-7pm, Connoisseur Contemporary and Connoisseur Art Gallery, G4 Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3521 0300. Ends today

No Between

Paintings of various cityscapes by Halley Cheng, Stephen Wong and Yolanda Yeung. Today-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11pm-5pm, Galerie Ora-Ora, G/F, 7 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 1171. Ends Sat

Falling Light

Gallery reopening exhibition featuring interactive installation works. 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

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

What's Next 30x30

Works by designer/artist Stanley Wong Ping-pui (aka anothermountainman) and 30 of his friends that were specially created or selected in response to discussions they had on the future of creativity. Daily, 11am-9pm, ArtisTree, 1/F Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2887 1321. Ends Aug 9

Time Shoot

Photographs by Kurt Sauter (aka Tototof); proceeds go to the Privileged Sharing charity in India. Opening reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Thu, 2.30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat, 2.30pm-11pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 21277936. Ends Aug 20

Evolve

Works by New Zealand glass artist Christine Cathie. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm, Koru 2, Koru Contemporary Art, 16/F, Unit 1604, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends Aug 25

Sculptural Dimension

Group show of works on the theme of freedom vis a vis democracy by local sculptors Kacey Wong, Rosanna Li, Fiona Wong, Ho Siu-kee, Danny Lee, Kevin Fung and Kum Chi-keung. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Aug 27

Continuum

Works by 13 artists including Sohan Qadri and Sebasti?o Salgado. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Aug 28

The Lingering Image

Chinese paintings by Chao Shao-an's student and Lingnan School member Ho Fung-lin. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jan 30, 2012

Performing Arts

Broadway Fever

Chau Wing-kam conducts the HK Wind Ensemble performing works from musicals such as Phantom of the Opera and West Side Story. Jul 28, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: hkwindensemble@yahoo.com.hk

Butterfly ... Think a Moment

Tupakula Jaganath directs and choreographs a dance show presented by the Master Jagan School of Fine Arts Academy. Jul 28, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$180, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5102 9727

Dance Me to the End of Love

Bonni Chan Lai-chu (who also directs), Sean Curran and Aman Yap star in Theatre du Pif's production inspired by Herman Hesse's Siddhartha that chronicles the spiritual quest of a young man to conquer suffering and fear. In English with Chinese surtitles. Jul 28-30, 8pm, Jul 31, 5pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 2030

Wali Collins

The US stand-up comedian performs. In English. Jul 28, 8pm, Champs Bar, Basement 1, The Charterhouse, 209-219 Wan Chai Rd, Causeway Bay, HK$250; and Jul 29, 9pm, HK$300, Jul 30, 8pm, HK$250, also Jul 30, 10pm, HK$300, TakeOut Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436

June Bride

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's musical adaptation of the Eileen Chang-scripted rom-com film centring on a woman who is about to marry and suddenly realises that she has a greater choice of men to take as her possible groom. In Putonghua. Jul 28-29, Aug 5, 8.15pm, also Jul 30-31, Aug 6, 2.30pm, 5pm, Aug 7, 2.30pm, Aug 13, 7.30pm, 9.45pm, Aug 14, 8.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120-HK$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240

Ball Ball Show

Magician Harry Wong stars in this magic theatre show in which he transforms into a royal crustacean and uses his wizardry to create different types of balls for a puppy and its friend. Jul 29-30, 7.30pm, also Jul 30-31, 3pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$150; and Aug 5-8, 7.30pm, also Aug 6-7, 3pm, Aug 7, 11am, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Circus

Russia's Demmeni Marionette Theatre presents a puppet circus complete with puppet lions jumping through paper hoops, puppet elephants with a love of weightlifting, marionette tightrope walkers and marionette acrobats. Jul 29-31, 7.30pm, also Jul 30-31, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Michel Lauzi?re - Master of Unusual Comedy

The Canadian physical comedian performs. Jul 29, 7.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100, HK$160; Jul 30, 7.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$150; Jul 31, 5pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$160; and Aug 1, 7.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Prodigies From Around the World

Alexander Prior conducts US violinist Simone Porter, US cellist Nathan Chan, local pianist Aristo Sham and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing works by Sibelius, Mozart, Haydn and Prior himself. Jul 29, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$220; and Jul 30, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Day & Night. Date & Lies

Peken Chan's one-man show exploring the lies and tricks that are used when having secret affairs. In Cantonese. Jul 29-30, 8pm, Jul 31, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6140 8776

Light Up My Live Raymond Lam In Concert 2011

Canto-pop singer-actor Raymond Lam Fung performs. Jul 29-31, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$150-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2835 6688

Aqua Transmission

Vicky Shin serves up a musical performance involving water percussion. Jul 30, 3pm, 7pm, Osage SoHo, Shop 1, LG/F, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo, HK$120, includes one drink, booking required. Inquiries: 2537 0688

Caveman

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre presents a comedy about the misunderstandings between men and women. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Jul 30-31, Aug 6, 8.30pm, Aug 2-4, 8.15pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$130, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquires: 6377 7240

HK Youth Music Camp Concerts 2011

Clifton Evans conducts the Camp Symphony Orchestra, Simon Tillier conducts the Symphonic Band and Ku Pao-wen conducts the Junior Chinese Orchestra performing works such as Kuan Nai-chung's Darkened Sky (from Scenery of Taiwan) and Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No 2, Jul 31, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan; and Nancy Menk conducts the Camp Youth Choir, Lee Ying conducts the Chinese Orchestra and Wang Jiayang conducts the Junior String Orchestra performing works by composers including Handel and Respighi, Aug 7, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$40-HK$80 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2796 1003

Ensemble Offspring

The Australian new music ensemble performs works by Berio, Lachenmann, Xenakis and Ricketson. Aug 3, 7.30pm, Chong Yuet Ming Theatre, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: hellhotfestival.org

Spaghetti Western Orchestra

The quintet of Australian musicians perform works by Ennio Morricone using more than 100 instruments. Aug 3, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung; and Aug 4, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Percussion Parallels - Louis Siu and Vicky Shin

The two percussionists perform works including Daniel Lentz's The Bacchus Codices and Austin Yip's Resonance of the Cornerless. Aug 4, 5.30pm, Rm 123, Main Building, Main Campus, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: hellhotfestival.org

Lady la Tiger

Jim Chim Sui-man stars in PIP Theatre's comedy show about the status, role and identity of contemporary women. Aug 4-7, 9-14, 7.30pm, also Aug 6-7, 13-14, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$170-HK$430 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2421 6176

Opus Two

The US music duo of violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock play works by composers including Leonard Bernstein and Bright Sheng. Aug 4, 7.30pm, Chong Yuet Ming Theatre, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: hellhotfestival.org

Stargazing by the Sea with McDull

Yip Wing-sie presents (in Cantonese) and conducts the HK Sinfonietta performing works including Debussy's La Mer: Play of the Waves and Johann Strauss Jnr's Tales from the Vienna Woods. Aug 4-7, 7.30pm, also Aug 6-7, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Addicted

Open Quotation Mark Theatre's drama about a man who was influenced by his friends and become addicted to drugs and the effect it has on his relationships with his loved ones. In Cantonese. Aug 4-5, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6178 2508

Khloe Chu Illusion Live 2011

Canto-pop singer Khloe Chu Chi-hiu in concert. Aug 4, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$150, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: khloechu.com

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