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PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 August, 2011, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

Invention and Intervention - Power Showcase of HK New Media Artists

Art installations by Teddy Lo, Keith Lam, Lam Miu-ling, Chris Cheung and Samson Young. Daily, noon-10pm, Level LG2, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 2820 1021. Ends Aug 7

People Who Made History - A Philatelic Commemoration of Xinhai Revolutionaries

Postage stamps and other philatelic souvenirs featuring various revolutionary leaders and disciples commemorating their efforts in overthrowing the Qing dynasty and founding the Chinese republic. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends Aug 10

Featured Artist: Dorina Mocan

The Romanian-born Swedish artist combines realistic portrayal of subjects and imaginary scenery in her paintings. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm, Connoisseur Contemporary, G4 Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3521 0300. Ends Aug 10

Bringing Books Alive! Feng Zikai's Chinese Children's Picture Book Award Touring Exhibition

Exhibition on the author's life and career featuring his original sketches and 3-D mock-up displays of scenes from his books. Mon-Tue, Thu-Sun, 10am-7pm, Wed, 1pm-7pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 2660. Ends Aug 15

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

The Lens - Through the Artist's Eye

Chinese artists including Liu Bolin, Yao Lu, Qin Wen, Yu Hang and Wang Lang's photographs, many created with film and large format cameras. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. InquiriesL 2525 0529. Ends Aug 31

Scenes and Traces of a Fall

Works by Thierry Buignet, Harald Hauswald, Kai-Olaf Hesse, Karl-Ludwig Lange and other photographers showing various aspects of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Sept 17

Illusive Realities

Chen Ping's paintings showcase his use of the palette knife. Mon-Fri, noon-5pm, Gaffer, Unit 6-8, 17/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Sept 30

Performing Arts

Michel Lauziere - Master of Unusual Comedy

The Canadian physical comedian performs. 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

Caveman

Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre stages a comedy about the misunderstandings between men and women. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Aug 2-4, 8.15pm, Aug 6, 8.30pm, 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

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. Aug 4, 5.30pm, Rm 123, Main Building, Main Campus, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: hellhotfestival.org

Lady la Tiger

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. 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 drug addict and how his habit effects 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

Cinema

Hubble

Omnimax show chronicling a May 2009 space mission to maintain and upgrade the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Hubble Space Telescope. 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. 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

Astronomyths

Sky show about the stars and the myths that have been woven about them. 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 Dec 31