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The Planner

PUBLISHED : Monday, 13 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 13 February, 2012, 12:00am


Here For You

Stephanie Ho's paintings of people in the city. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, G/F, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 0818. Ends Feb 22

The Wheel of Time: 100 Years of Light and Shadow

Exhibition on the development of Hong Kong cinema in connection with many significant social changes that the territory underwent from 1898 to 2010. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun, 10am-8pm, HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho. Inquiries: 2739 2139. Ends Mar 4

Perceptions on Paper

Ink paintings on paper and cast paper by artists including Cheung Yee, Qin Chong and Xiao Kejia. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends Mar 12


Abstract works by Chinese experimental ink painter Zhang Yu and Indian poet-painter-tantric yogi Sohan Qadri. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am- 7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Mar 18

Toys Paradise

Exhibition of more than 1,000 locally made toys that tell the story of Hong Kong's 60 years of toy history. Daily, 10am-7pm, HKDI Gallery, HK Design Institute, 3 King Ling Rd, Tseung Kwan O. Inquiries: 2732 3111. Ends Mar 19

Virtuosity and Innovation: The Masterful Legacy of Lam Kar-sing

Exhibition featuring libretti, records, costumes, and audio and video clips of the eminent Cantonese opera figure. 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 May 14

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

More than 40 Classical Chinese calligraphy works by master calligraphers from different eras including Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322) and Wen Zhengming (1470-1559). 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

Divine Power - The Dragon in Chinese Art

Close to 200 items (including ceramics, gold- and silverware, paintings and textitles) dating from the Neolithic period to the 20th century with dragon images on them. Daily, 10am-5pm, Art Museum, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of HK, Sha Tin, free. Inquiries: 3943 7416. Ends Nov 18

Performing Arts

Chung Myung-whun and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

South Korean maestro Chung Myung-whun conducts the Dutch orchestra playing Weber's Overture to Der Freischutz, Schubert's Symphony No 8 in B Minor, Unfinished and Brahms' Symphony No 2 in D Major, Feb 13. Chung also conducts violinist Janine Jansen and the orchestra performing Kodaly's Dances of Galanta, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor and Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, Feb 14. A HK Arts Festival programme. Both concerts: 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$400-HK$1,680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Journey to Home

Kate Yeung Kei stars in and Lee Chun-chow directs Santayana Li's play about a young woman who goes to Taiwan to look for her estranged mother but comes to realise that what she truly seeks is a home. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese and Putonghua with English surtitles. Feb 13, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Let's Rock: The Musical

Spring-Time Experimental Theatre's musical bio-drama loosely based on Canto-pop group The Wynners about five young men who fulfil their dreams by starting a band. In Cantonese. Feb 13-15, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123

Concert YY

Canto-pop concert series with different guests such as Canto-pop singers Joey Yung Cho-yee and Sammi Cheng Sau-man on different nights, singing songs with lyrics by Wyman Wong Wai-man. Until Feb 14, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$150-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2835 6688

The Wild Boar

Olivia Yan Wing-pui directs performances of Candace Chong Mui-ngam's play exploring how urbanites react when they are trapped like wild animals. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Feb 14-19, 8pm, also Feb 19, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280-HK$420 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

With Love, William Shakespeare

William Yip Shun-him directs Theatre Noir's production of Fong Chun-kit's comic musical that reveals timeless parallels between Shakespeare's romantic world and modern trials of love. In Cantonese. Feb 14, 8pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 7818


Media Asia Entertainment presents a drama whose story begins from the last chapter of The Dream of the Red Chamber, with Jia Baoyu revisiting his own fate. In Putonghua and Cantonese. Feb 15-19, 7.30pm, also Feb 18-19, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2905 8134

3-D Museum in Motion

Unlock Dancing Plaza's dance production combining dance with Hakka folk songs, buskers and a video presentation. Feb 15-17, 8pm, Feb 18, 7pm, 8.30pm, Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Vanishing Chinese Musical Art, Blindman Nanyin Performance

Blindman Nanyin musician Tong Siu-yin performs. Feb 15-16, 8pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo, HK$200. Inquiries: 2127 7936

Karita Mattila in Recital

The Finnish soprano performs works by Brahms, Debussy and R. Strauss; pianist Ville Matvejeff accompanies. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 16, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$650 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Karl Jenkins Requiem

Composer Jenkins conducts mezzo soprano Louise Kwong, boy soprano Jamie Crosbie Chen, the Die Konzertisten choir and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing his Requiem. Feb 16, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2864 2156

Show Flat

A play about the allure and illusions of the local property market. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Feb 16-19, 21-28, 8pm, also Feb 18-19, 26, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

The Horrors with special guests Zulu Winter

The English post-punk revival band in concert; London-based indie guitar band Zulu Winter support. Feb 16, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$450 HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

Those Were The Days

Trinity Theatre's drama looking back at what it was like to grow up in the 1970s. In Cantonese. Feb 16-19, 8pm, also Feb 18-19, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2574 4968

Tom Cotter

The American stand-up comedian performs. In English. Feb 16, 8pm, Champs, B/F The Charterhouse, 209-219 Wan Chai Rd, Causeway Bay, HK$250; and Feb 17, 9pm, HK$300, Feb 18, 8pm, HK$250, also 10pm, HK$300, Take Out Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436

Punchline Comedy Club

British comedians Stephen Frost, Steve Sheen, Andy Smart and Ian Coppinger perform. In English. Feb 16-18, 9pm, Feb 19, 8pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$290 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222


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

Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent to explore an asteroid by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in May 2003. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30


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