PUBLISHED : Thursday, 25 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 25 August, 2011, 12:00am



Silent Soul

Oriano Galloni's sculptures and paintings are part of his ongoing exploration of the soul. Today, 11am-6pm, Koru 2, Koru Contemporary Art, 16/F, Unit 1604, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends today


Works by New Zealand glass artist Christine Cathie that continue her playful exploration of light and form. Today, 11am-6pm, Koru 2, Koru Contemporary Art, 16/F, Unit 1604, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends today

Everlasting Nature, Ever-changing Cities

Paintings by Japanese artists Naoto Tanno and Masato Shigemori show their contrasting views on urban development and nature, and how humans can coexist with nature. Today, 11am-7pm, Karin Weber Gallery, G/F, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends today

'6,000' Conceptual Art Proposal Exhibition

Works by nine artists including Nadim Abbas, Clara Cheung Ka-lei and Gum Cheng Yee-man in the form of proposals for art projects with the HK$6,000 handout from the government as their production fee. Mon, Thu-Sun, 2pm-7.30pm, C&G Artpartment, 3/F, 222 Sai Yeung Choi St South, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 2390 9332. Ends Aug 29

Chinese Opera Photo Exhibition

Olivia Cheng's photographs of Chinese operas in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and other mainland cities. Daily, 8am-10pm, G/F The Lee Gardens, 33 Hysan Ave, Causeway Bay. Ends Aug 30. Also daily, 8am-10pm, L4 Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 2865 0782. Ends Aug 31

Signal 8

Summer salon show of works by various artists including British neon artists Rob and Nick Carter, and Australian painters Guy Maestri, Paul Davies and Tim Summerton. Photographic exhibition: Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Sept 10. Exhibition of other works: Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, The Space, 210 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2361 1210. Ends Sat

Garnering the Essence - Ren Zhe Asian Exhibition Tour 2011

Chinese artist Ren Zhe's bronze and stainless steel sculptures of ancient warriors and civil officials. Opening reception today, 7pm-10pm. Daily, 11am-10pm, Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, L2 Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Canton Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2139 2345. Ends Sept 11

To Be Continued - Hong Kong

Works by Filipino conceptual artist Robert Chabet that utilise his signature materials of plywood, metal sheets and other common found objects. Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F, Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Sept 21

Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980-2010

Works by 36 groups of British artists such as Young British Artists that includes Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Gillian Wearing and Mark Wallinger. 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 Oct 9

Performing Arts

Concert in the Dark 2011

People Mountain People Sea's Anthony Wong Yiu-ming and other singers and musicians including a group of visually impaired artists perform in complete darkness. Proceeds go to 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

Disney Live! 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

HK Dance Expo 2011

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

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:

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

The Purple Hairpin

Ling Yan and Chan Chai-lui star in Chung Chi College, Chinese University of HK, staging of Tong Tik-sang's Cantonese opera about a young man who falls for a stranger dressed in purple who possesses an amethyst hairpin. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Aug 26, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3163 4308

Broken Dreams Club

On and On Theatre Workshop's drama inspired by Virginia Woolf's Orlando: A Biography revolving around conversations three characters have about the relationship between their dreams, journeys of self-discovery and the world. In Cantonese. Aug 26-28, 8pm, On & On Cattle Depot Theatre, Unit 7, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$110 Inquiries: 2503 1630

Dark Side

Busy Bee's drama about a woman put in a mental hospital after being convicted of murdering her brother. In Cantonese. Aug 26-28, 8pm, also Aug 27-28, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9492 9541

Standup Comedy

Seven TakeOut Comedy Club comedians including Big Ben and Mahesh Mansigani perform in English, Aug 26; and Vivek Mahbubani, Matina Leung and three others in Cantonese, Aug 27, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$200 (members HK$160) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Tea Break

Choreographer-dancers Francis Leung, Andy Wong, Yvette Huang and Allen Lam star in DanceArt's production about old friends reminiscing and sharing fun memories. Aug 26-27, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$160, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Sleeping Beauty

Golden Voice Entertainment's children's musical production about a beautiful princess put to sleep for 100 years by a wicked witch. In English. Aug 27-28, noon, 2.30pm, HK$175, includes one drink and food, also Aug 27, 8pm, HK$200, includes one drink, Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central. Inquiries: 6050 0529


Peter Jordan directs Chung Ying Theatre's adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel about a vampiric count who lives in a castle in the wilds of Transylvania. In Cantonese. Aug 27, 7.30pm, Aug 28, 2.30pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$140-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

Know Your Ballet Music

Yip Wing-sie presents (with dance choreographer Yuri Ng Yue-lit) and conducts the HK Sinfonietta performing excerpts from works such as Tchaikovsky's The Swan Lake and Prokofiev's Cinderella. HK Ballet dancers Justyne Li Sze-yeung, Li Ming and Yo Takahira also perform. Mainly in Cantonese. Aug 27, 7.30pm, Aug 28, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Colours of the Night

Pianists Hsu Je-cheng and Phoebus Chan and soprano Manting Chan perform songs from operas and musicals. Aug 27, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$980 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2836 7634

Reverie on an Empire

Lee Ming-sum directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Anthony Chan Kam-kuen's period drama about Yuan Shikai, the military chief who became the president of the Republic of China and crowned himself emperor. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Aug 28, Sept 3-4, 10-11, 2.45pm, also Aug 30-31, Sept 1-3, 6-10, 7.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$130-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900


Italian musicians Claudio Rocchetti (field recordings, feedbacks) and Klaus Janek (double bass, laptop), and Chinese saxophonist-voice musician Li Zhenghui perform; local musicians Nerve and Sin:Ned support. Aug 28, 8pm, Osage Soho, LG/F Shop 1, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo, HK$120, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2793 4817

Sing Out a Dream!

Kelvin Lau conducts the HK Virtuoso Chorus, pianist Leona Cheung and the Show Choir HK performing works including Moses Hogan's The Battle of Jericho and Mark Hayes' Glorious Music of Life. Proceeds go to the Lions Club of Central Charity Foundation. Aug 28, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6102 2268

Waiting for the Match

Cinematic Theatre and iStage's drama about three men who patronise a match-making company which guarantees success. In Cantonese. Aug 31-Sep 3, 8pm, also Sept 3-4, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$260, HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2567 5888

Leung Sing-po's Classics Select

Hung Ka Po Cantonese Opera Troupe performs The Life-saving Medal. Sept 1, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Susanna Kwan In Concert 2011

Canto-pop singer/actress Susanna Kwan Kuk-ying performs. Sept 1, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2381 2338