The Planner

PUBLISHED : Friday, 27 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 27 January, 2012, 12:00am



The Lingering Image

Chinese paintings by Chao Shao-an's student and Lingnan School member Ho Fung-lin. 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 Jan 30

Sculpture Labyrinth: A Journey of My Mind

Multimedia artist Zhou Yi's reinterpretations of her body of work from the past decade utilising 3-D modelling. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jan 30

Fantasy Islands

Works with fantasy elements by nine Indonesian artists. Daily, 10.30am-9.30pm, Espace Louis Vuitton HK, Louis Vuitton Maison, 5 Canton Rd, TST. Inquiries: 8100 1182. Ends Jan 31

No Longer Human - A Dialogue in Space

Installation and new media works conceived as an open dialogue between Nadim Abbas, Erkka Nissinen and Magdalen Wong. Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Feb 12

HKU Memories from the Archives

Exhibition using archival records and artefacts to tell the story of the development of the University of HK since its founding in 1911. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5503. Ends Mar 18

Performing Arts

Stick Man

ABA Productions' KidsFest presentation of a musical theatre adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's story about a stick man who, after being mistaken for a stick by a dog and embarking on a series of adventures, wonders if he will ever be able to return home to his family. In English. Jan 27, 29, 10am, also Jan 27, 5pm, Jan 28, 3pm, Jan 29, noon, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150

Bigap - Dragon Ma and Phoenix Son

Chuang Dian Theatre's drama about two youngsters who learn how to communicate with their elders. In Cantonese. Jan 27-28, 8pm, also Jan 28-29, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, HK$128 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5171 0963

Tribute to John Williams

Richard Kaufman presents (in English) and conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by John Williams such as Star Wars: Main Theme. Jan 27-28, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Forward Bar

Open Quotation Mark Theatre's drama about a man with a girlfriend who discovers the true meaning of love in a gay bar. In Cantonese. Jan 28-29, 3pm, also Jan 28, 8pm, Jan 29, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6178 2508

Cantonese Opera Stars Extravaganza

The Cantonese Opera Advancement Association presents performances of Cantonese opera excerpts Taming of the Princess, Hints on 18 Miles Home, Twin-Spear Lu Wenlong, The General and His Beauty, Retreat of Hero and Heroine, The Moon Pavilion and Red Silk Shoes and The Murder. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jan 28, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$80-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2691 2937

London's Sonorous Viola

Choi Ho-man conducts British violist Paul Silverthorne and the Pro Arte Orchestra of HK performing works by von Suppe, Hoffmeister, Paganini and Rachmaninov. Jan 28, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2143 3671

Edmond Leung 2012 Big Man Concert

Canto-pop singer Edmond Leong Hon-man performs. Jan 28-29, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2996 3988

Kijima Taiko Japan 2012

The all-schoolgirl drumming team from North Shinshu, Japan, performs. Jan 29, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2811 3036

World of WearableArt

Hundreds of performers don wearable artworks created by designers from around the world in a multimedia show of dance, music and light originating from New Zealand. A HK Arts Festival programme. Jan 29, Feb 4-5, 3pm, also Jan 29-30, Feb 3-4, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$160-HK$350 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

A Meeting of Two Pianists

Pianists Shirley Lo and Jacqulene Leung play works by Poulenc, Mozart, Brahms, Shostakovich, Beethoven, Chaminade, Grieg and Bizet-Greg Anderson; all profits from the concert go to the Peace International Foundation. Jan 29, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries:

The Hamburg Ballet

John Neumeier directs and choreographs the German ballet company's productions of: Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler, Jan 31, 7.30pm; and A Streetcar Named Desire, Feb 3-5, 7.30pm. A HK Arts Festival programme. All shows: HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Piano Recital by Stefano Rover

The Italian pianist plays works by J.S. Bach-Busoni, Schubert and Chopin. Jan 31, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5624 4672

The Importance of Being Earnest

Rose Theatre Kingston performs Oscar Wilde's comedy about the antics of two young men who create false personae so they can escape their otherwise humdrum lives but, in so doing, get caught in complicated romantic entanglements. A HK Arts Festival programme. In English with Chinese surtitles. Feb 2-5, 7.30pm, also Feb 4-5, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200-HK$560 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Bar City Happy 2012

Spring-Time Experimental Theatre's musical about popular bars during the 1980s featuring music by veteran Canto-pop singers including Lee Lai-ha (aka Black Girl) and Joe Junior. In Cantonese. Feb 2-3, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2768 9768


The French Baroque ensemble performs: music by Monteverdi and his contemporaries, Feb 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, HK$140-HK$360; and Baroque music from the Kingdom of Naples, Feb 3, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$250 Urbtix. A HK Arts Festival programme. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Recital by Sam Kan 2012: A Journey Through Love Songs

Tenor Sam Kan, pianist Peter Yue, flautist Lam Wing-cheong and the Dolci Flutti Flute Choir perform works by composers including Schumann, Schubert and J.S. Bach. Feb 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9200 2008

The Best Wretches

Chasing Theatre's drama about a groom who asks three old schoolmates to be his groomsmen, only to belatedly discover they have changed a lot over the years. In Cantonese. Feb 2-4, 8pm, also Feb 4-5, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9708 7779


Remembering Ricky Hui (1946-2011)

The HK Film Archive presents a programme of four films featuring the late comedian-actor-singer Ricky Hui Koon-Ying, including the following film. Ends Jan 27. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$20 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139

Haunted Cop Shop

Jeff Lau Chun-wai's ghost comedy revolving around a pair of bumbling policemen (Ricky Hui Koon-ying and Jacky Cheung Hok-yau) who find themselves upholding law and disorder in a zany world of twisted urbanity. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Jan 27, 11am, HK Film Archive.

The Weird, the Strange, the Beautiful

The Goethe Institut presents a programme of five German films about 'being beautifully different', including the following one. Until Mar 9. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2802 0088

I've Never Been Happier

Drama centring on a man with a passion for assuming false identities, who is undeterred from impersonating another man after a stint in prison in his bid to free a woman from a brothel. In German with English subtitles. Jan 27, 8pm, HK Film Archive.