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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 18 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 18 February, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Intersection

Multimedia art project involving six people, including sound artist George Ho and composer-musician-comic actor Tats Lau Yee-tat, that explore the notion of time and entering into cross-media dialogues. Daily, noon-7pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9802 9440. Ends Feb 20

Up and Go

Group show of photographic works by Man Yiu-kwok, Ula Tsui Yuen-tan, Tam Hing-kai, Chan Agum, Yip Tse-shan, Rachel Ip Hiu-yin, Poon Kan-chi, Kenneth Ng and Yiu Kwun-ho. Tue-Sun, noon-2pm, 3pm-7pm, The Upper Station (photo gallery), G/F, 22 Upper Station St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3486 2474. Ends Feb 26

Forces

Works by Carol Lee Mei-kuen, Ken Matsubara, Lindy Lee, William Furniss and Xiao Lu that incorporate the forces of nature into their dynamic. Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Feb 28

The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011

Exhibition of paintings by Damian Hirst that is taking place simultaneously at each of Gagosian Gallery's 11 locations worldwide. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Extended to Mar 3

A Nowhere Body

Chinese painter Wei Dong's works inspired by countries he has visited during various periods in his life. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Mar 10

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

In Search of the Ideal Nation: Dr Sun Yat-sen and Guangzhou after the 1911 Revolution

Around 100 artefacts drawn from the collections of the Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen's Mansion and the HK Museum of History about Sun's three attempts to set up a government in Guangzhou, and the changes to the city that he and his followers brought about. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2414 5555. Ends Mar 28

Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

Exhibition showing examples of cultural adaptations and collective responses to Buddhism in ancient and modern times. Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm, Asia Society Gallery, Asia Society HK Centre, HK Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$30 (members HK$15). Inquiries: 2103 9511. Ends May 20

Performing Arts

The Geisha of Gion

Six Geisha and a Nagauta master (master of songs and shamisen) perform entertainment and ballads unique to Gion. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 18-19, 2pm, 4pm, 7pm, Xiang Hai Xuan Multipurpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, HK$390 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Awakening

Media Asia Entertainment presents Edward Lam Yick-wah, Wong Wing-sze, Yuri Ng Yue-lit and Harris Ho's drama whose story begins from the last chapter of The Dream of the Red Chamber, with Jia Baoyu revisiting his fate. Starring Denise Ho Wan-sze. In Putonghua and Cantonese. Feb 18-19, 2.30pm, also 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2905 8134

Show Flat

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

The Bee

Hideki Noda directs the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre's production of his play about the consequences of a powerless victim becoming a controlling aggressor. Starring Kathryn Hunter. A HK Arts Festival programme. In English with Chinese surtitles. Feb 18-19, 3pm, also Feb 18, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

The Woman in Her Room

Cinematic Theatre's drama about the mysterious past a call girl shares with a client who asks her to quit prostitution. In Cantonese. Feb 18-19, 3pm, also Feb 18, 8pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2567 5888

TeZukA

Ten performers, three musicians and a calligrapher perform in Sadler's Wells, Bunkamura and Eastman Production's dance-theatre show choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and inspired by the works of Japanese animator-manga artist Osamu Tezuka. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 18, 7.30pm, Feb 19, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$520 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

The Golden Age of Cantonese Opera

More than 20 Cantonese opera actors and actresses perform: Searching the Academy, a full-length opera based on a true story from the Qing dynasty, Feb 18, 7.30pm, Feb 19, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; and excerpts of selected Cantonese opera repertoires, Feb 20-21, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. A HK Arts Festival programme. All shows: In Cantonese with Chinese surtitles and English-scene synopses. Inquiries: 2824 2430

HK Epilogue (Here are the Years that Walk Between)

Soprano Yuki Ip Poh-ching and the HK New Music Ensemble perform in Aenon Loo Jie En's multimedia aria tracing a generation coming of age in the post-handover years. Feb 18, 7.45pm, HK$300 (Asia Society members HK$200), Feb 19, 2pm, HK$150. All shows: Miller Theater, Asia Society HK Centre, The HK Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, registration required. Inquiries: 2103 9508

The Goose of Pipi

Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education's children's puppet theatre production about a goose who believes that the possession of books will increase her intelligence. In Cantonese. Feb 18, 7.45pm, Feb 19, 2.30pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100, HK$130; Feb 25, 7.45pm, Feb 26, 4.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100; and Mar 3, 7.45pm, Mar 4, 4.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Dr John and The Lower 911

The American singer-songwriter-pianist-guitarist and his band perform New Orleans 'voodoo' music. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 18, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

HKCO4U - Lu Yi and Law Hang-leung

Sheng and xun player Lu, suona player Law and other HK Chinese Orchestra musicians perform works such as Simon Kong Su-leong's Reverberations of Five Suonas and Li Bo's Memories of Snow. Feb 18-19, 8pm, HKCO Rehearsal Hall, 7/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Tom Cotter

The American stand-up comedian performs. In English. Feb 18, 8pm, HK$250, also 10pm, HK$300, Take Out Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436

The Perfect Strangers

Les Parfaits Inconnus' circus, comedy and rock 'n' roll cross-over show. Feb 17, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$150, HK$190; Feb 18, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$170; and Feb 19, 4pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$130, HK$170 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

The Wild Boar

Olivia Yan Wing-pui directs performances by a cast led by Wong Tze-wah and Karena Lam Ka-yan 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. Until Feb 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

Those Were The Days

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

Richie Jen World Tour 2012 - Hong Kong

Taiwanese Mando-pop singer-actor Richie Jen Hsien-chi in concert. Special guests include Canto-pop singer-actor William So Wing-hong and Taiwanese band Mayday. Feb 18-19, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2715 3850

Punchline Comedy Club

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

Cinema

The Inspired Island: Home In Two Cities

Documentary about Lin Hai-yin, who was considered the doyenne of Taiwanese literature and looked upon as a selfless mother figure who nurtured a generation of the island's writers. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles. Feb 18, also Mar 24, 2pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$40 www.cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2388 0002

Gundam Movie Festival

Media Link Entertainment Limited presents a programme of Gundam-themed Japanese anime films, including the following film. Until Mar 10. MCL Telford Cinema, Telford Gardens, 33 Wai Yip St, Kowloon Bay, HK$60. Inquiries: mclcinema.com

Mobile Suit Z Gundam II: Lovers

The second film of the second Gundam anime trilogy, told from the viewpoint of Kamille Bidan, a civilian teenager and amateur mobile suit pilot whose parents are engineers working for the Earth Federation and the Titans. In Japanese with Chinese subtitles. Feb 18, 4pm, MCL Telford.

100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies

The HK Film Archive presents a programme of 100 Hong Kong films from 1916 to 1999, including the following film. Until 2014. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55 www.cinema.com.hk; and HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900

92 The Legendary la Rose Noire

Jeff Lau Chun-wai's comic homage to old Cantonese movies revolves around an author and her housewife friend who, after falsely implicating a heroine known as the Black Rose in a trio of murders, are paid visits by two outraged fighting femmes. Starring Tony Leung Ka-fai, Petrina Fung Bo-bo, Wong Wan-sze, Teresa Mo Shun-kwan and Maggie Siu Mei-kei. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Feb 18, 7pm, HK Film Archive, Feb 26, 2pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

Teddy Robin Panorama

Schoolmates Culture Club presents a programme of six Teddy Robin (aka Kwan Wai-pang) films to celebrate his 30th anniversary as a film director, including the following film. Until Feb 26. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$75 thegrandcinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2196 8170

The Story of Woo Viet

Ann Hui On-wah's political drama about a Vietnamese refugee (Chow Yun-fat) who comes to Hong Kong with hopes of eventually emigrating to the US, only to encounter trouble as well as finding love. Also starring Cherie Chung Chor-hung. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Feb 18, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema.

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