Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 December, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 11 December, 2011, 12:00am



The Big Ride

Parade of over 200 bicycles that children and teachers in the area have transformed into artworks. Dec 11, from 11am, starts and ends at Tin Shui Shopping Centre, Tin Shui (II) Estate, Tin Shui Wai, free to watch. Inquiries: 2877 2595


Vocal Auditions

The City Chamber Orchestra of HK seeks a boy soprano to sing Pie Jesu (from Karl Jenkins' Requiem) at a February 16, 2012 concert conducted by Jenkins himself. Dec 15, 7pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2864 2156

The Wind in the Willows

Faust International Youth Theatre presents Alan Bennett's adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's children's tale centring on four animal character friends. In English. Dec 15-17, 7.30pm, also Dec 17-18, 2.30pm, Dec 18, 11am, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$243, HK$270 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 9114


The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Australia's Weeping Spoon Productions blends puppetry, music and animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea. In English with Chinese surtitles. Dec 16-17, 3pm, also 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

The Nutcracker

The HK Ballet performs the ballet about a girl whose Christmas present, a nutcracker shaped like a soldier, comes to life. With choreography by Stephen Jefferies, music composed by Tchaikovsky and musical accompaniment by the HK Sinfonietta. Dec 16-18, 20-24, 7.30pm, also Dec 17-18, 24-26, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724


Book Launch

Meet Hong Kong For Kids: A Parent's Guide author Cindy Miller Stephens and have her sign a copy of your book. In English. Dec 17, 2pm-3pm, Dymocks IFC, shop 3002-3005, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2117 0360