The Planner

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 28 December, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 28 December, 2011, 12:00am



Reach for the HeART

Works by 21 artists including Fung Ming-chip and Hengki Pudjianto. One-third of sales proceeds go to the Reach for the HeART programme. Today-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Central. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Dec 31

Solo Exhibition by Kingsley Ng

Video and other works by the local artist that attempt to draw viewers into an utopian space at the threshold of consciousness. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Osage Soho, LG Shop 1, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2537 0688. Ends Jan 8

Fashion Visionaries

Exhibition showcasing the works of local designers, film art directors, fashion photographers and illustrators. 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 Mar 12

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

More than 40 classical Chinese calligraphy works of the Tie (or model-calligraphy) school by master calligraphers from different eras including Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322), Wen Zhengming (1470-1559) and Dong Qichang (1555-1636) Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jun 30

Escape from Hong Kong - the Road to Waichow

Historical exhibition detailing the daring Christmas Day 1941 escape from Japanese-occupied Hong Kong by a one-legged Chinese admiral escorted by a group of British intelligence officers and sailors. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Thu, Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2569 1500. Extended to Jun 30

Performing Arts

Ellen Loo Heading Home Concert

The indie pop singer-guitarist performs. Dec 28, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2541 6778

Aaron Kwok de Showy Masquerade World Tour Live In Concert 2011

Canto-pop singer-actor Aaron Kwok Fu-shing performs. Until Dec 30, Jan 1-2, 8.15pm, Dec 31, 9.30pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2723 3667

online inLove

Jim Chim Sui-man directs PiP Theatre's comedy about romantic relationships that play out online. In Cantonese. Dec 29-Jan 1, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$155-HK$295 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Red Star Red Army Chorus

Nikolay Rabovskiy directs and conducts the Red Star Red Army Chorus & Dance Ensemble performing Russian dances, military songs, traditional folk tunes and movie theme songs. Dec 29, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$260; and Dec 30, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Scrooge - The Musical

Michael Dobbin directs the HK Repertory Theatre's musical production of Leslie Bricusse's stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens story about a miser who is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. In Cantonese (dialogue) and English (lyrics) with Chinese and English surtitles. Dec 29-Jan 2, 4-7, 8pm, also Jan 2, 7-8, 2.30pm, Dec 31, 9.15pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Beethoven Orchestra Bonn

Stefan Blunier conducts Finnish violinist Elina V?h?l?, German pianist Hinrich Alpers, Hong Kong cellist Trey Lee and the German orchestra performing Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Symphony No 8 in F Major and Triple Concerto in C Major. Dec 29, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$880 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6974 4044

Yundi Red Romance Piano Recital

Chinese pianist Li Yundi plays Chinese and Western classical music works. Dec 29, 8.15pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$680-HK$1,680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2996 3988

Celebration of the Senses: A Little Chocolate Suite

Jeanie Chu, Edmond Cheng King-chung, Colin Touchin and Synthia Ko conduct the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of HK's four ensembles performing works such as Leroy Anderson's The Syncopated Clock. Dec 30, 7.30pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$140-HK$1,000 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7673

Christmas Messages

Chung Ying Theatre's musical about a fairy who, on venturing into the human world one Christmas night, meets five ordinary people of different ages and comes across numerous unopened letters. With live musical performance by Juicy Ning. In Cantonese. Dec 30, 7.30pm, also Dec 31-Jan 1, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9800

A Viennese New Year

Johannes Wildner conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by von Reznicek, Josef Strauss, Johan Strauss II, von Supp? and Eduard Strauss. Dec 30-31, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

An Evening of Ballet Music by HK Symphony Orchestra

Ambrose Law conducts the orchestra performing works by Delibes, Chopin and Gounod. Dec 30, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Don't Stop Believin'

Local a cappella singing group Zense performs Cantonese, Putonghua, English, French and Japanese language songs including Don't Stop Believin', Nobody and I'm Yours. Dec 30-31, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120 (members HK$100) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Le Petit Prince: The Musical

HK Children's Musical Theatre's musical production inspired by French aristocrat-writer-aviator Antoine de Saint-Exup?ry's novel about a little prince from another planet who a downed pilot meets while stranded in the Sahara Desert. In Cantonese. Dec 30-31, 8pm, also Dec 31-Jan 1, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$140-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 6677


Austrian music group Vegetable Orchestra make music using instruments made from fresh vegetables. Dec 30, 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, HK$160, HK$220; Dec 31, 8pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$140, HK$180; and Jan 1, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, HK$140-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Pong Nan Concert

Indie-pop singer-songwriter Pong Nan Yik-pong performs. Dec 30, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$250, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2541 6778


Super Handsome

Live broadcast of the Japanese girl group's concert. Dec 28, 5.45pm, GH Mongkok, G/F Grand Century Place, 193 Prince Edward Rd West, Mong Kok, HK$200. Inquiries: 2628 9864. Also Dec 28, 5.45pm, MCL Telford Cinema, Telford Gardens, 33 Wai Yip St, Kowloon Bay, HK$200. Inquiries: 2418 8841


Sky show about the stars and many 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, 2.40pm, 6.10pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Sat

Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World

Omnimax film exploring the reign of giant marine reptiles in the world's oceans during the Mesozoic era (approximately 250 to 65 million years ago). English shows Sat-Sun (and public holidays), 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, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Feb 29

Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France

Omnimax film about the cyclists who take part in Tour de France, a demanding multi-stage race that is over 3,400 kilometres in length. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantoense. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun (and public holidays), 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Apr 30