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 demise of the Berlin Wall. Today, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends today
Simone Haas' paintings and photographs that take a close look at everyday things and scenes. Today, 2.30pm-11pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2127 7936. Ends today
The Golden Age of Travel
Exhibition of vintage travel posters from 1920 to 1970. Today, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends today
Photographs by children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in Nepal. Today, 11am-5pm, 10 Chancery Lane Art Projects and Annex, 6/F Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Rd, Chai Wan. Inquiries: 2526 8810. Ends today
The Art of Architecture
Exhibition of the international architectural achievements of Norman Foster's Foster + Partners. Daily, 10am-8pm, Pao Galleries, 4 & 5/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ends Sept 22
Serve The People
Li You comments on socio-political issues through sculptures made of various materials including wood, iron and bronze. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, G/F, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: Ends Sept 24
Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980-2010
Works by 36 groups of British artists such as the Young British Artists that includes Damien Hirst. 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
Sea of Hope
Sculptor Foon Sham's works mainly in wood depict different stages of life. Daily, 9am-9pm, Hospital Gallery, G/F Lobby, Block D, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 30 Gascoigne Rd, Kowloon. Inquiries: 2777 1771. Ends Oct 10
Drawings by Firenze Lai formed by re-interpreting things such as the idea of a portrait, a garden scene or a sporting activity in unfamiliar ways with an emphasis on the constructive and expressive role accorded to colour and shade. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gallery Exit, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends Oct 15
See the Light
Light-themed works by David LaChappelle, Tracey Emin, Stephen Antonakos, Map Office, Tsang Kin-wah and other artists. Daily, 10.30am-9.30pm, Espace Louis Vuitton HK, 5 Canton Rd, TST. Inquiries: 8100 1182. Ends Oct 23
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
From Rooftop Schools to Post-Millennium Schools: The Post-war Evolution of School Buildings in Hong Kong
Exhibition tracing the building designs of primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong since 1945. Daily, 10am-5pm, HK Museum of Education, Block D1, Podium Level, HK Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po. Ends Feb 12, 2012
Primary Shapes (music producer Tang Chi-wai and sound designer-artist Yuen Cheuk-wa) and DJ Tommy present a multimedia performative-communication piece inspired by crop circles. Sept 17, 3pm, also 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180, HK$230 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2268 7323
Kevin Spacey stars in and Sam Mendes directs the HK Arts Festival's presentation of The Bridge Project's staging of William Shakespeare's play depicting the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England. In English with Chinese surtitles. Sept 17-18, 3pm, also 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$450-HK$1,280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2824 2430
The Last Supper
Fong Chun-kit directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Matthew Cheng's drama centring on a meal shared by a mother and her suicidal son. In Cantonese. Sept 17, 3pm, also 8pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900
Joseph Koo's Classic Melodies
Leung Kwok-shing directs and choreographs the HK Dance Company's production in which dances are set to music by Joseph Koo Ka-fai. Sept 17, 7.45pm, Sept 18, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$80-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1815
Jacob Yu directs Theatre Space's adaptation of Hugh Leonard's drama about a day in the life of a self-important man who has driven away all his friends with his acerbic tongue. In Cantonese. Sept 17, 8pm, Sept 18, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$140; and Sept 24, 8pm, Sept 25, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2540 1011
Ainars Rubikis conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Honegger, Haydn and Dvorak. Sept 17, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030
Mendelssohn and Mendelssohn: Fanny and Felix
Chan Wing-wah and Gabriel Leung conduct the HK Oratorio Society, sopranos Rao Lan and Catherine Pun, contralto Ruth Lau, tenor Sam Kan, baritone Petrus Cheung HK Strings and S.K.H. Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School Choir performing Fanny Mendelssohn's Scenes from the Bible oratorio and selections from Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah. Sept 17, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321
Chet Lam One Magic Day Live
Indie singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung in concert. Until Sept 20, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$250, HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: email@example.com
One Hundred Years of Solitude 10.0 - Cultural Revolution
Danny Yung directs Zuni Icosahedron and Drama Box's experimental theatre production that uses culture and revolution as a starting point to shed light on the big and small revolutions which have taken place in North Africa, the Middle East, China and Singapore recently. No dialogue; with Chinese and English text. Sept 17, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 9696
World Without Music
Loft Stage and We Draman's drama exploring the meaning of life. In Cantonese. Until Sept 18, 8.30pm, Sept 17-18, 5pm, also 2pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, TST, HK$220, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5216
Punchline Comedy Club
US comedian Louis Ramey, Irish comic Andrew Stanley and British funnyman Rob Collins perform stand-up comedy. In English. Until Sept 17, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$320 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222
A Lean Night 2011 - Fresh!
The HK Arts Centre presents a continuing programme of films made in the first decade of this century, including the following film. Until Sept 25. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273
Andrea Arnold's drama about a 15-year-old girl (Katie Jarvis) whose life is irrevocably changed after her single mother brings home a new boyfriend. In English with Chinese and English subtitles. Sept 17, 7.30pm, Sept 25, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre.
From Novel to Film 2 - Critics' Choice 2011
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of six film adaptations of novels, including the following film. Until Oct 16. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; and HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900
Roman Polanski's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Victorian tale about a young peasant woman (Nastassja Kinski) who attracts the attention of two men from different social classes. In English with Chinese and English subtitles. Sept 17, 2.30pm, HK Science Museum.
Repertory Cinema 2011: Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton
Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of 27 films starring Charles Spencer 'Charlie' Chaplin (1889-1977), Buster Keaton (1895-1966) and Harold Lloyd (1893-1971), including the following three films. Until Oct 23. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; and HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900
Buster Keaton directs (with Jack Blystone) and stars in a comedy about a New Yorker who falls for a woman while on the train heading down South to take care of some family business, only to belatedly discover that her family has a vendetta against his. Also starring Natalie Talmadge. Silent with music and English intertitles. Sept 17, 2.30pm, HK Film Archive.
Harold Lloyd stars in this comedy about a nutty country bumpkin who finds himself in a situation in which he has to climb up a tall building. Silent with music and English intertitles. Sept 17, 5pm, HK Film Archive, Sept 25, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum.
Buster Keaton directs (with Edward F. Cline) and stars in a comedy with segments set in the Stone Age, Roman Empire and the 1920 - all with stories of a man's bid to one up his rivals in order to get the girl. Silent with music and English intertitles. Sept 17, 7.30pm, HK Space Museum.
J Toon Festival 3
MCL Cinemas present a programme of 11 Japanese animation films including the following film. Until Sept 18. MCL Telford, Telford Gardens, 33 Wai Yip St, Kowloon Bay, HK$60 mclcinema.com. Inquiries: 2759 2248
Appleseed XIII: Tartaros Movie (Part 1)
Animated film adaptation of Shirow Masamune's Appleseed graphic novel about the exploits of an ES.W.A.T. special forces member Deunan Knute and her cyborg colleague Briareos at the city of Olympus after the fifth world war. In Japanese with Chinese subtitles. Sept 17, 5.30pm, MCL Telford.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a continuing series of movies that have undergone restoration work, including the following film. Ongoing. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$40 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2901
A Matter of Life and Death
David Niven stars in a romantic drama about a second world war bomber pilot who falls in love with a radio operator (Kim Hunter) but then is told that heaven has made an error and he actually should not be alive. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger direct. In English with English subtitles. Sept 17, 7pm, HK Film Archive.