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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

XII: SCM Graduates' Showcase 2011

Works in various media by 60 graduates from the School of Creative Media, City University of HK. Today, 11am-8pm, Unit 502, Wah Wai Industrial Centre, 38-40 Au Pui Wan St, Fo Tan. Inquiries: 9602 9905. Ends today

The Lens - Through the Artist's Eye

Photographs by Chinese artists including Liu Bolin, Yao Lu, Qin Wen, Yu Hang and Wang Lang. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends Aug 31

Hiroshi Oohira

Twelve wood sculptures of introspective figures by the Japanese artist. Ten per cent of sales proceeds go to the Central Community Chest of Japan at United Way. Opening reception today, 5.30pm-7.30pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-3pm, iPreciation, Shop LG 1-3 Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central. Inquiries: 2537 8869. Ends Sept 10

Cultural Relics of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

Exhibition marking the 160th anniversary of the 1851 Jintian uprising. Mon-Wed, Fri, 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm, closed Thu, Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2569 1500. Ends Nov 16

New Media Arts Showcase

Works by British artist group D-Fuse (featuring additional sound effects by musician Matthias Kispert), French artist group *LLND and local LED artist Teddy Lo. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, I/O (Input/Output), G/F, 28 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Nov 19

Performing Arts

HK Dance Expo 2011

HK Dance Federation presents performances by 41 dance groups. Aug 24-26, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$60-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 2709

K-Pop Girls in Love and Boys in Power Live in HK 2011

Boy bands 2AM, CNLBUE, FTISLAND and ZE:A in concert. Aug 24, 8pm, AsiaWorld Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$680-HK$1,480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3105 2888

The Polar Express

The HK Ballet Group's production about a boy who, together with other children, embarks on a train journey to the North Pole late one Christmas Eve. Aug 24, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2541 5587

Concert in the Dark 2011

People Mountain People Sea's Anthony Wong Yiu-ming and other singers and musicians perform in complete darkness. Proceeds go to the Dialogue in the Dark (HK) Foundation. Aug 25-28, 3.30pm, 7.30pm, also Aug 27-28, noon, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$480-HK$1,500 (from HMV outlets). Inquiries: 6824 3613

DisneyLive! Mickey's Music Festival

Mickey Mouse and friends serve up hip hop, pop, swing, reggae and rock music. In English with Chinese surtitles. Aug 25-28, 7pm, also Aug 26-28, 3pm, Aug 27-28, 11am, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$100-HK$500 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2525 7406

Cricket in My Life

Prospects Theatre's drama about a family's ups and downs as viewed through a cricket that lives in a corner of their home. In Cantonese. Aug 25-27, 8pm, also Aug 27-28, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

15 Khalil Fong Live in Hong Kong 2011

The soul/Mando-pop singer-songwriter in concert. Aug 25-27, 8.15pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$280-HK$550 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: warnermusic.com.hk

Summer Pop - Live In Hong Kong 2011

Canto-pop trio Grasshopper perform, Aug 25-26; and Canto-pop singer-actor Andy Hui Chi-on in concert, Aug 27, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134

Cinema

InDPanda International Short Film Festival

InD Blue presents 13 programmes of independent short films from around the world, including the following programme. Until Aug 25. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55 www.cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2572 7202

If You Were Me 5

Fifth instalment of the omnibus project series comprising five short films examining Korean society and its interactions with people from other cultures, including Two Teeth, a story of North Korean exiles in South Korea. In Korean with English subtitles. Aug 24, 9.30pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

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